The Leelanau Enterprise is the voice of Leelanau County, serving as the official medium for local government, an outlet for the county's four public and seven non-public schools and the place sought by residents and visitors for news and views of Michigan's "Little Finger" Peninsula. The newspaper enjoys a paid circulation list which has expanded annually from 4,266 in 1975 to the 2011 total of 8,756.
Mail subscribers receive The Enterprise on Thursdays, while it's available at news stands late Wednesday afternoon. The deadline for display and classified advertising is 12 p.m. Friday; classifieds received after deadline and prior to 10 a.m. on Mondays can be published in the next edition for a $5 surcharge. The newspaper itself is a 5-column tabloid with a column width of 11 1/2 picas and a page depth of 16 inches. The Open Local rate for advertising is $10.60 per column inch, with special rates available for churches, schools and recognized charities. For more advertising information, please call. News content is compiled by editorial staff Amy Hubbell, Patti Brandt, Eric Carlson and Jason Bushen, as well as various part-time writers and correspondents. The advertising department is aptly run by manager Debra Campbell. Providing technical support is composition manager Mike Anderson, along with Jennifer Bufka, Jason Plowman and Pat Varley. Operating the front office is Wendy VerSnyder.
7200 E. Duck Lake Rd.
Lake Leelanau, MI 49653