December 15, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Elder rights

Older patients, residents of homes are provided protections

Nursing home residents have a right to access a telephone when requested, as provided by state law. So may residents of assisted living facilities, but not specifically by statute. More...

Local News

Grinch steals Suttons Bay Christmas ... tree

A 12-foot evergreen at Suttons Bay School was removed by a Grinch last week.  Suttons Bay Police Chief Del Moore confirmed that an unidentified subject used a chainsaw to cut down and remove the tree, located near the intersection of Herman Road More...

Sugar Loaf on course despite lack of snow, lease

The lack of snow and a signed lease agreement appear to be among obstacles remaining for Sugar Loaf Mountain to be open for cross country skiing and other outdoor activities this winter.  More...

Leelanau women’s group hosts forum Jan. 11

The Leelanau Independent Women for Democratic Action will host a community forum next month on “Creating Democracy and Challenging Corporate Rule” with guest speaker David Cobb of the Move to Amend campaign.  The event will be held a More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

Coming Events

TODAY 9 a.m. — Leelanau Clean Water county water quality task force meeting: Community meeting room, county Government Building E. Government Center Drive off of M-204, Suttons Bay Township. More...

Letters

Letters welcomed…

The Leelanau Enterprise welcomes Letters to the Editor. Letters must include the sender’s name, signature, full address and telephone number. To avoid editing, please limit to 250 words, as those longer may be subject to condensation. More...

Custodians make a difference

To the Editor:  Governor Snyder ran on a platform to create jobs in Michigan. All I have seen since his election are ways to cut jobs. The position that the Governor and Lansing legislators have put school districts into is unconscionable. More...

Citizens should come first, before politics

To the Editor:   More...

Columns

blu has lamb recipe for holidays

It is the time of year for entertaining and enjoying the company of friends and family. For this week’s County Cuisine, Chef Randy Chamberlain of the restaurant blu sent us this recipe, perfect for holiday dinner parties you may have planned. More...

Talking with John J. Popa

Name: John J. Popa.  Town or township of residence: Bingham Township.  Age and birthplace: 66, Traverse City.  More...

Looking Back…

5 YEARS AGO  December 21, 2006  More...

Leelanau Log

Leelanau Log

Real estate transfers recorded in county December 2 Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians to United States of America, in trust for Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians, Section 10, Suttons Bay Township. More...

HELPING HANDS  Free Access 

  GLEN LAKE students dressed in purple Tuesday night in honor of Logan McDonough, who was killed in an automobile accident on Sept. 20. From left clockwise, are Clare Slack, Hollie Dowd, Megan Angers and Samantha Thompson. More...

Suttons Bay on the ropes

Suttons Bay Public Schools is seeking funding from the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians to stave off a possible state takeover of the district. More...

Special Sections

Sports

Leland tips off Northwest Conference looking for a win

The Leland boys basketball team is searching for its first win of the season and have a chance of finding it when they play at Buckley tonight in its Northwest Conference opener.  If the win eludes the Comets tonight, their final shot at making More...

Northport, St. Mary off to 0-2 starts

Northport and St. Mary boys basketball teams are in rebuilding modes.  Which squad can build a victory first remains to be seen.  Northport ended its first week 0-2 after Saturday’s 45-14 pounding by visiting Baldwin. More...

Wildcats get first victory

Northport’s girls basketball team was the first among county teams in the Cherryland Conference to taste victory.  Now coach Casey Wilcox is hoping the 1-3 Wildcats can put together a few more wins. More...

Views

Kasson heading toward more litigation

A bad law should not a bad ordinance make.  That’s what is in play in Kasson Township, whose attention has been zeroed in on gravel for so long that it’s become an obsession.  More...

Cartoon

Full Story

Making connection with this reader is a special gift

Honestly, the things I remember most about Christmases past are not the presents but the times I’ve spent with friends and family.  This year, I’ve made a new friend with whom I spent a little time this holiday season.  At the b More...

Courts

Dispatch Blotter

A summation of 9- 1- 1 calls made in Leelanau County

Last Wednesday, 12:52 p.m. —Suttons Bay — 10-foot evergreen cut down overnight.  Friday, 8:15 a.m. — Lake Leelanau — Injured fox in yard of commercial building.   Friday, 12:12 p.m. More...

86th District Court

Bradley D. Ashcraft, 22, 214 S.  More...

Magistrate Court

Rhonda Korson-Welling, 50, 5495 Schweller Blvd., Sheffield Lake, Ohio — Expired registration; $8 fine, $82 costs.  Jacob A. Stricker, 17, 4454 S. More...