October 19, 2017 RSS feed / Outdoors

No official list for top 5 lakes, but none above Glen Lake

There’s no doubt that Glen Lake, embraced by Sleeping Bear Dunes to the west and Miller Hill to the east, is beautiful. And there’s no lack of locals who consider it one of the most beautiful lakes in the world. More...

County apple, grape harvests roll along

Bug raises stink

A surprisingly early end to the Leelanau County apple harvest is right around the corner.  More...

It’s time for gardens, yards — really!

Summer may be a memory, but yard and garden chores are far from finished.  Falling leaves and cooler temperatures naturally turn our thoughts to indoor activities such as sipping a hot drink or reading a good book. More...

Deadline looms for contest

The deadline is just days off to get your entry into the Leelanau Enterprise Annual Snowfall Contest. Entries must be received at the Enterprise office by 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28, or postmarked on that day or earlier. More...

Could be awhile for sixth history book

Wondering when to pick up that sixth book by award-winning history writers M. Christine Byron and Thomas R. Wilson?  It may be awhile, reports Byron, although the Grand Rapids and Glen Lake couple are staying busy in the meantime.  More...

Deering’s 8-point highlights bow season success

Josh Deering passed up an 8-point early in the season for good reason. Another buck had his attention. “I had pictures of it in the beginning of the season and started narrowing down through trail cameras where he was,” Deering said. More...

Leelanau’s quilt trail up and running

Leelanau County, home to the Wine, Heritage and Tart trails, is adding another trail to its list — for quilts. More...

Wildlife specialist to address club

A program on wildlife habitat will be presented next week in Greilickville to the Friendly Garden Club.  Michigan Department of Natural Resources wildlife technician Katie Keen will speak at noon next Thursday, Oct. More...

Leelanau County Annual Snowfall Totals

1955-56 — 111.4” 1956-57 — 123.1” 1957-58 — 109.6” 1958-59 — 175.5” 1959-60 — 125.2” 1960-61 — 104.8” 1961-62 — 149.4” 1962-63 &mda More...