October 16, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Following accident, ‘safety council’ sought

A student-led group focused on driving safely is being organized at Glen Lake School in the aftermath of a horrific accident that claimed two lives. More...

Special Sections

Sports

Title-hungry Norsemen roll into playoffs

After a nearly four-year hiatus, the Suttons Bay football team is steamrolling toward the playoffs — and a league title. More...

Lakers host Kingsley on special night

Glen Lake fell to 2-4 overall and 1-3 in Northern Football League (NFL) Friday night with a 45-0 loss to Traverse City St. Francis. More...

Lakers rally for first win

The Northport girls volleyball team had momentum last Thursday and a 2-0 lead at Glen Lake. Then the Wildcats watched in dismay as the host Lakers snapped victory from the jaws of defeat. More...

Life in Leelanau

Hands-on learning

New Northport program expands vocabularies

In the Northport School second grade classroom of teacher Beth Stowe last week, students were busy re-writing the tale of “The Fisherman and His Wife” that they had just read. More...

Cursive still embedded in Leland curriculum

The battery will never go dead on a pencil, says Leland third- and fourth-grade teacher Kevin Pershinske. More...

County Cuisine

Leland Lodge duck recipe will have you searing like a pro

Chef Ryan Mateling, of the Leland Lodge, is at it again. This time, with a main dish, that is anything but common. It's simple to make, but also a delicacy. It can be paired with Chef Ryan’s earlier offering of barely risotto. More...

Views

our opinion

One more piece to BayView turnaround The BayView condominium complex has nearly come full circle. More...

A column

Fun and games with economic development

A couple of the stories I cranked out for last week’s edition of the Leelanau Enterprise got me thinking about a topic I haven’t covered much lately — economic development. OK. OK. More...

Did the Land slide begin on Mackinac Island?

Now even the conservatives are beginning to pile on poor U.S. Senate candidate Terri Lynn Land for a lackluster campaign but it is clearly premature to declare her burnt toast. More...

Leelanau Log

leelanau log

Real estate transfers recorded in county Sept. 30 Martha F. Rodgers Family Trust to Martha F. Rothaug, Section 27, Suttons Bay Township. Martha F. Rothaug to herself and Jennifer Allyson Rodgers, Section 27, Suttons Bay Township More...

Township vote may free Neighbors’ funding

A local organization that feeds hungry people may be getting its $29,000 in 2-percent tribal grant money after all. Or not. More...

Rains flooding homes

Although heavy rains have resulted in flooding throughout Leelanau County, the situation has become so dire around Little Traverse Lake that an emergency meeting was held Tuesday afternoon to figure out what might be done to alleviate the problem. More...

 

Local News

Photographers, halloween and bonsai at library

Several special events will be offered by the Suttons Bay-Bingham District Library through the rest of the month. More...

Bluebird offers a ‘throwback’

The Bluebird Restaurant in Leland will host a gathering of past and present patrons tonight in a fundraiser that’s being called “Throwback Thursday.” More...

After 26 years, Conservancy has second executive director

Tom Nelson is soft-spoken, has a vision that’s right-sized to the wishes of Leelanau County, and starting Jan. 1 will be the leader of the largest nonprofi t organization in Leelanau County. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Thomas Leroy Anderson

1953-2014

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. today, Oct. 16, at Northport Indian Mission Church for Thomas Leroy Anderson of Northport, who died Saturday, Oct. 11 at home. He was 61. Tom was born Feb. 3, 1953, in Detroit, the son of Erick Anderson, Sr. More...

Stachnik services set

Funeral services will be held Thursday, Oct. 16 at Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home in Traverse City for Darwin J. Stachnik of Maple City who died Oct. 12 at home. He was 74. A complete obituary will follow in a later edition. More...

Debra M. Knight

1953-2014

A funeral Mass will be held today at 10 a.m. at St. William Church in Walled Lake for Debra M. Knight of Walled Lake and Northport who died Oct. 12. She was 61. Debra was born April 14, 1953, in Detroit, to Royal and Maureen (Sullivan) Ruefli. More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

coming events

TODAY 9 a.m. — Leelanau Clean Water: County Government Center; Suttons Bay. 10-11 a.m. — Overeaters Anonymous: 271-1060 for more info.; Leland Township Library, E. Cedar Street, Leland. 10:30 a.m. More...

Letters

Brewery will partition taproom for special Halloween night

To the Editor: Dear Mike, Thank you for expressing your thoughtful opinion in this weeks copy of the Enterprise regarding Northport village leaders decision to serve hot dogs on the Northport Brewing patio during our Halloween activities rather than More...

Vote Debra L. Rushton — a proven leader

To the Editor: Commissioner Ruston believes in, protecting property rights, protecting the unborn and the right to life, protecting your Second Amendment rights, upholding the rule of law, and protecting the bill of rights. More...

Fishtown group offered to settle SNMI dispute

To the Editor: The article in the Oct. More...

Courts

Magistrate Court

Magistrate, Norene D. Kastys Konnie K. Novak, 53, 7700 S. Lake Shore Dr., Cedar — Speeding 60 mph in 55 zone; reduced from 73 mph; $120 fines and costs. Nicholas A. Crawford, 27, 1760 S. More...

86th District Court

Chief Judge, Michael S. Stepka • Judge, Michael J. Haley • Judge, Thomas J. Phillips Andrea L. Kerby, 47, 2600 W. Trumbull Road, Maple City — A charge of possession of marijuana dismissed due to lack of evidence. More...

13th Circuit Court

Chief Judge, Philip E. Rodgers, Jr. Judge, Thomas G. Power Michael E. More...