Life in Leelanau

Coping with a life-changing event

Youths with diabetes learn to adjust Nick Swartz is a healthy looking, stout young man who plays defensive end and tackle for the Glen Lake varsity football team. More...

‘Impressive young lady’

Champion hoop dancer is the subject of feature in ‘Time for Kids’ magazine Having her picture taken and answering questions from the reporters is nothing new for Suttons Bay Public Schools fifth gader Waskwane Stonefish.chats with photog More...

Still enjoying reunions – 73 years after graduation

One-third of the Suttons Bay High School graduating class of 1935 enjoyed a luncheon reunion Monday at the Leland Lodge. And that’s a pretty good turnout, all four of the women agreed. More...

What's up in Leelanau

Leland Fire Dept. to hold unique 'recruitment day'

Whenever there's trouble, the public can count on them to be there to help. So, what goes into being a volunteer fireman and how can one get involved? More...

Harvest Stompede Vineyard Walk and Run

Alcohol is not believed to have been a factor in a one-car crash that took the life of a 15-year-old Cedar girl on Sept. 20.  Logan M. More...

Another fundraising record sought in annual Crop Walk

A consortium of Christian and secular organizations will join Sunday in Omena to tell hunger to take a hike. More...

Diversions

L-L woman, 6 others earn yoga certification

Sandra Carden, the director of UNION/YOGA in Lake Leelanau, announced that seven new yoga teachers have been certified. The seven teachers achieved 200 hours of training and nationally approved UNION/YOGA certification to teach yoga. More...

A first for the county: A 'Day of Prayer'

Taking part in a day of prayer is not new for people in Leelanau County. Holding a day of prayer here is. More...

Northport Women’s Club to hold meeting Tuesday

Members of the Northport Women’s Club will meet next Tuesday, June 2, a 1 p.m. at the Northport fire hall. Sue Landes, chairman of the club’s Home Tour, will update the membership on plans for the July 15 event. More...

 

Special Sections

Outdoors

Port Oneida assessment completed

National Park Service officials have completed an environmental assessment of the Port Oneida Rural Historic District related to long-range plans that may add a visitor contact station and staff housing at the popular Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lak More...

Conservancy is recognized with national accreditation

The Leelanau Conservancy has been recognized as one of only three land trusts in Michigan and 37 in the nation that has earned national accreditation. More...

DNR warns against using bait piles during deer hunt

As the youth deer hunt approaches this weekend, a conservation law enforcement officer is warning deer hunters against sitting over bait piles. More...

News

Narrows plan upheld

DONATED RAFFLE items from area and county businesses filled the pool table at the Village Inn. Note, in the foreground, the sign reminding party-goers the reason for the event. More...

Highlights

Binsfeld building refinance plan OK'd but extension of mortgage may hit a snag. Get the complete story in the Enterprise on newsstands now. Wall Street woes seen as impacting Leelanau. More...

Tough lending climate impacting big projects

The effects of a nationwide financial meltdown were becoming more and more evident in Leelanau County this week. More...

Special Interests

Wildfire danger on way; support slow for suppression plans

As Leelanau County transitions from winter to spring, fire officials have a sharp look out for grass and wild fires. More...

Election forum has candidates and cherry pie

Residents of Leelanau are being asked to participate in what is being dubbed as a town hall meeting “and cherry pie forum” Tuesday in the Elmwood Township Hall to learn more about candidates seeking county offices. More...

Police sergeant with local ties aids in bust

A 1982 Suttons Bay High School graduate played a major role last week in the arrest of teens suspected in a string of burglaries in Colorado Springs, Colo.  More...

Arts

Refunds available for cancelled music concert

Chamber Music North cancelled its first “Sundays at Three” series concert scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 5. More...

Perkins' book to get 'worldwide premiere'

Brilliant Books in Suttons Bay Saturday will host the “worldwide premiere” of Lynne Rae Perkins’ latest work The Cardboard Piano. More...

Applications being accepted for art award

Grant dollars are now available for Leelanau County artists who wish to advance their careers through the Grand Traverse Regional Community Foundation’s Genuine Leelanau Charitable Endowment Fund.     More...