July 30, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Fireworks: Complaints but no tickets

Every day is considered a “holiday” by some people, at least based on the number of fireworks being exploded across the county this summer. County dispatchers have received about 20 complaints since July 6 reporting about fireworks. More...

Public Notices  Free Access 

Public notices for Leelanau County

Michigan law requires local governments to inform their citizenry through public notices published in newspapers of record for their communities. These notices provide residents with an easy path for following the work of their elected officials. More...

Sports

Married couple, Grigg sisters highlight Running Bear 5K

In the standard set of wedding vows, it is said that married couples shouldn’t part from one another until death, but what about the start/finish line? More...

TC West runners sweep Fishtown 5k

Traverse City West cross country teammates Zach Dittenbir and Jacob Dean weren’t sure what to expect Saturday in the seventh annual Friends of Fishtown 5k. More...

Athletic budgets vary, create many opportunities

ADs watch over public funds

If you’re a student who wants to play high school sports, you might be hard pressed to find somewhere with more opportunities than Leelanau. More...

Life in Leelanau

After crash, awakening to a new world

Regripping life after head injury

Amanda Loucks has no memory of the car accident that fractured her spinal column and left her with a brain injury, or of the two weeks following the accident. More...

Yoga, Lakeshore beach make ideal combination

Raising funds for the park

(Ed. note: The Amy Hubbell who is a source in this story is no relation to Enterprise staff writer Amy Hubbell.) Early birds chirp, gentle waves roll and dune grass whispers in the breeze. More...

Having a conversation with Cindy Deane

Name: Cindy Deane. Town or township of residence: Northport. Resident since: 2006. Age and birthplace: 66, Indianapolis, Ind. More...

Courts

T-C man pleads not guilty to sexual crime charges

A 25-year-old Traverse City man pleaded not guilty Tuesday to several charges in connection with allegedly using computer pornography to entice a child under the age of 16 to have sex with him. William C. More...

Morphone bottle leads to charges

A 31-year-old Suttons Bay man has been arraigned on several charges after a July 18 incident involving an assault of another man and a bottle of morphine found at the side of the road. More...

86th District Court

Donald O. Bouschor, 22, 6608 Horn Road, Lake Leelanau — Arraigned on a charge of possession of firearm while under the influence; bond continued; not to have weapons of any kind; pretrial conference set for Aug. 11. More...

 

RED CARPET

THE WEST side of M-22 south of Suttons Bay was a red carpet after a vehicle pulled out in front of a south-bound cherry truck about 3:30 Tuesday afternoon. Motorists are being asked to drive carefully with agricultural trucks on the road. More...

Great prices, few cherries

The sweet cherry crop is down considerably from last year, but that and the high quality of the fruit is fetching prices of 60 cents per pound for black sweets. More...

County looks for piano junk man

An upright piano plunked at the county recycling site behind Suttons Bay School last weekend left users and county officials with a bad note. The incident is not isolated. More...

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Local News

Two finalists for S-B principal position; Nelson has final say

A local school superintendent and an out-of-state educator are finalists for the Suttons Bay K-12 principal position. More...

County Dates

Art along the S-B waterfront More...

Solon votes to close Cedar recycling site; junk cited

Just as one recycling site opens in the county, the lid on another is closing. The Solon Township Board voted July 9 to terminate its contract with the county for the recycling site in Cedar. More...

Outdoors

‘Perfect day’ to celebrate big lakes

“It’s a perfect day for this,” said Fred Sitkins, executive director of the Inland Seas Education Association in Suttons Bay. More...

Salmon showing; lake trout plentiful

Alex Thorson returned from his charter fishing trip on Lake Michigan with dinner, a sun tan and a forearm workout. “Put up a fight, the left arm was starting to get a little numb,” said Thorson, who is visiting from Rock Island, Ill. More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

Leelanau County Calendar of Events

Organizations wishing to have their public events listed in this calendar can email Patti Brandt at patti@leelanaunews.com or call The Enterprise, 256-9827, before 5 p.m. Friday. TODAY 9:30-10:30 a.m. More...

Letters

Questions millage; what’s the long range plan?

To the Editor: More...

Elmwood responsible with finances; vote for millage

To the Editor: Your “Opinion” in the 16 July issue regarding Solon Township deciding to join a four-township fire department reminded me of our (Elmwood Township) upcoming millage election on 04 August. More...

Swimmers Itch affects summer swim group

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Views

Elmwood tax deserves ‘yes’ vote; beware flyer

There are always reasons to vote against a millage increase, which is usually need to fund an expansion of local government. More...

County government can, should only do so much

We applaud the Leelanau County League of Women Voters for their continued pursuit of solutions to society’s perplexing problems, from housing to migration to its latest push for improved child-care services. More...

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Leelanau Log

Real estate transfers recorded in county

July 14 H. Charles Edwards Living Trust and The Doris R. Edwards Living Trust to David and Lina Gerchak, Unit 1 of the Barkentine Condominium in the Village of Suttons Bay (Valuation Affidavit Filed). More...

Construction Code Authority Building permits issued

Summary of Building Permits Value of Permits during last week: $0 Total Value of Permits for 2015: $20,092,283 As of July 24, 2014: $19,063,000 As of July 25, 2013: $21,068,431 As of July 28, 2010: $10,743,120 No. More...

Marriages performed

William G. Indelicato and Julianne Rinkinen, June 13 in Lake Leelanau Philip M. Schlanger and Natalie B. Cline, June 27 in Maple City Jason P. Horn and Elizabeth M. Dumas, July 18 in Empire Seth M. Tenpenny and Melissa S. More...