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Real estate sales set two new records

A slew of high-end home sales last month in Leelanau County helped to set new records.  More...

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BEST YET VARIETY SHOW   Grab a friend and head to the Old Art Building in Leland today for the Best Yet Variety Show, sponsored by Leelanau Senior Services and ShareCare of Leelanau.  From 2 to 4 p.m., county seniors will take the stage to More...

Short-term rentals hot topic in Elmwood

For the second month in a row, short term rentals remained a hot topic at the Elmwood Township Board meeting.  The owners of a half-dozen private residential homes being rented out in whole or in part to visitors for anywhere from a few nights t More...

Raises sought in Leelanau Twp.

Salary increases totaling more than $1,600 were included in salary resolutions adopted this week by the Leelanau Township Board.  For the upcoming fiscal year which begins April 1, the board Tuesday night approved resolutions reflecting 2 percen More...

Outdoors

Glen Arbor Winterfest: plenty of fun for all

Cold temperatures brought a record number of fishing tournament entries and more than 800 chili-eaters to the Glen Lake Winterfest Saturday in Glen Arbor.  There were just a few degrees difference between high and low temperatures and the mercur More...

Life in Leelanau

Northport Winter Carnival cancelled: MORE HELP NEEDED

Dog Parade still a go; Wine Festival up in the air

The Winter Carnival was a treasure of Northport tradition for many years.  As the usual date of the annual event (the third weekend in February) has come and gone, community members, past and present, are still feeling the sting from its sudden More...

S-B ice rink popular

Outdoor ice skating has returned to Suttons Bay.  For nearly 15 years, Suttons Bay has been home to an outdoor skating rink for people to enjoy throughout the winter. More...

Co. chamber reorganizing

The Leelanau Peninsula Chamber of Commerce is reaching out to nearly 200 local businesses inviting them to join the organization.  Businesses in the Leelanau chamber are invited to attend a special membership “Business after Hours” n More...

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Looking Back...

5 YEARS AGO February 20, 2014 More...

Omena comings, goings

The month of February finds people both coming and going in Omena. Some are going elsewhere getting a break from the cold and snow and ice. And some are coming to get a taste of those. More...

Winterfest big success in G-A

The past presidents took care of us this past weekend with a really nice day Saturday the 16th for the annual Glen Arbor Winterfest Chili Cook- Off and Perch Fishing Contest which was amazing and successful.  More...

Leelanau Log

Construction Code Authority

Bingham Township  Patrick and Annette Kendziorski (Self) Construct new single family dwelling, two story with crawl space, main and second floors, covered porch, finished attached garage with attic and storage above at 2994 S. More...

Real estate transfers recorded in county

February 8, 2019  Russel L. Davis to Elizabeth C. Davis, Section 21 in Leland Township.  Ross H. and Jayne M. Hare to themselves, Lot 14, Plat of Forest Glen in Glen Arbor Township.  More...

Soil Erosion Permits

Leland Township  Duane and Mary Newman – (Kasson Contracting Inc.) Excavation to dig basement for ranch house, driveway and yard shape at 6460 E. Duck Lake Road ($140).   More...

 

Anti-abortion recognition nixed

Lake Leelanau St. Mary Catholic School students and others who marched in an anti-abortion parade in Washington, D.C. last month won’t get a Certificate of Recognition from the Leelanau County Board of Commissioners after all. More...

Village, twp. to talk sewer debt

A special meeting has been set by the Leelanau Township Board and Village of Northport Council to discuss how to proceed with paying the municipal sewer bond.  Leelanau Township Treasurer Denise Dunn announced the special meeting, set for 7 p.m. More...

Input on traffic study a must

Elected officials in Leelanau County are concerned that officials in neighboring Grand Traverse County may not be taking Leelanau’s interests into account in a new “east-west corridor transportation study.”  More...

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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

Lakers lock up Northwest Conference Title

Glen Lake will open the districts against Mancelona Monday at Glen Lake. The first round district game will tip off at 6 p.m., with the winner advancing to the next round Wednesday, Feb. More...

Comets down St. Mary, Buckley

A pair of 20s led the way for Leland.  Greyson Carlson and Gavin Miller both scored 20 points each Monday to lead the Comets past St. Mary, 66-46.  “We saw some great things from the guys,” Leland coach Jon Kiessel said. More...

Norsemen split season series against Onekama

Suttons Bay will open the districts against Leland on Wednesday, Feb. 27. Tip is set off for 6 p.m. at the St. Mary gym. The Norsemen faced off against Leland, but the game took place after press time.  Suttons Bay runs past St. Mary   More...

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Leelanau County Calendar of Events

Organizations wishing to have their public events listed in this calendar can email Amy Hubbell at amy@leelanaunews.com or call The Enterprise, 256-9827, before 5 p.m. Friday. TODAY 10 a.m. More...

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Kasson clerk should resign her post

The usually aimable Kasson Township board meetings have turned dark and have a little less country charm as of late.  Board members have reassigned many of Clerk Traci Cruz’ duties to her deputy clerk.  Cruz was elected in 2012 and re More...

Local organizations need more help/support

A few months ago in this space, we fretted about challenges facing local chambers of commerce in their ability to recruit and retain people willing and able to promote business and tourism throughout Leelanau County’s diverse communities. More...

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Courts

Who will testify in Schocko case?

Perhaps the biggest decision that attorneys face in the Angela Rose Schocko case is whether to call Schocko’s daughter to the witness stand. More...

Two men arrested

A 53-year-old Suttons Bay man was arrested for domestic violence after an early morning call Saturday to the 911 Dispatch Center.  Deputies responded to a residence in the 100 block of North Nanagosa Trail after a child called 911 to report his More...

Dispatch Blotter

Wednesday, Feb. 13  9:28 a.m. — Centerville Township — Caller’s husband, 94, went out to the barn 30 minutes ago to get tractor. Caller hasn’t seen him since. (Husband emerged from the barn)  10:54 a.m. More...