January 26, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Marina plans irk some

A special meeting has been called by the Glen Arbor Township Board to discuss a request to expand a marina near the Glen Lake Narrows.  The Township Board will meet at 2 p.m. More...

Sports

Stowe lighting up scoreboard

Bill Stowe isn’t just making points for Northport’s boys basketball team. More...

Leland hosts Norse to start NW stretch

Northwest Conference girls basketball teams are entering the final stretch of the regular season.  Glen Lake will host Frankfort tonight then will play at Benzie Central on Tuesday. Leland will host Suttons Bay tonight and Buckley on Tuesday. More...

Pobuda’s 16 points ignites St. Mary win

Senior Connor Pobuda got his second chance to start for the St. Mary boys basketball team.  The outcome was better than his first, and might lead to third.  Pobuda scored a game-high 16 points on Friday as the St. More...

Life in Leelanau

Genuine Leelanau offers up $17,000

Fund has given $90,000 since ‘06

The Genuine Leelanau Charitable Fund has awarded more than $17,000 in grants to a variety of programs to benefit county residents through the regional Community Foundation.  More...

Taste the Passion kickoff starts at Homestead

Art, wine and food are the main events of a special evening kicking off the Leelanau Peninsula Vintners Association’s Taste the Passion weekend.  More...

Farmers, distributors asked to meet on school food program

Farmers and local food distributors wanting to sell their products to schools in Leelanau and Grand Traverse counties may attend a meeting Monday from 2-5 p.m. at the Northwest Michigan Horticultural Research Station in Bingham Township.  More...

Letters

Lake Leelanau renaissance, pride is contagious

To the Editor:   More...

Reader's Forum: League of Women to reveal year-long study on visas for ag migrant workers

Don’t you love your first bite into a juicy strawberry, sweet peach or crisp apple? Or enjoy finding award winning local wines, juicy cherries or tender asparagus close to home? More...

New tax on pensions taking away many extras

To the Editor:   As we all know, our new Republican Governor and Messers Walker, Schmidt and Franz (you know, the Republicans: “No New Taxes”) passed into law a new tax on pensioners set to begin with our first checks come 2012.  More...

Columns

Side dish complements Lamb Curry

For this week’s County Cuisine, we have the final recipe in the three-part series, provided by Chef Randy Chamberlain of the restaurant, blu. The main dish of Lamb Curry was published in the Dec. 15 issue of the Enterprise. More...

Talking with Joan Peyerk

Name: Joan Peyerk.  Town or township of residence: Centerville Township.  Resident of county since: 2006.  Birth date and place: May 5, 1965, in Southfield.  More...

Looking Back in Leelanau…

5 YEARS AGO  January 25, 2007  More...

 

HEADS UP

ICE RESCUE training Saturday in the fishing ponds at Veronica Valley County Park in Bingham Township saw emergency responders Adam Wilson, left, and Mike Kirt of the Suttons Bay-Bingham Fire and Resc More...

Judge bars some testimony

In ongoing cop case

GRAND RAPIDS – A decision on whether disqualify an attorney defending Leelanau County against a lawsuit filed by deputies is on hold until next week after another defense attorney in the case told a federal judge in Grand Rapids Monday he wasn& More...

Sister wore habit for almost 70 years

Sister Mary Edward Plamondon, a Lake Leelanau native and nearly 70-year member of the Dominican order, is being remembered for her eternal faith and great sense of humor.  Plamondon died last week at the Dominican home in Grand Rapids. More...

Special Sections

Local News

LCN helps with food drives on two Saturdays

The Leelanau Christian Neighbors (LCN) are participating in the 2012 Father Fred Frostbite Food Drive on Saturdays, Feb. More...

4-H makes changes in leaders

4-H Youth Educator Barb Duvall has been promoted to oversee the organization’s program coordinators in a four-county area.  More...

County may get Leelanau Hills

Development’s parcels dominate foreclosure list

Readers were seeing more than double when going over properties listed on the foreclosure list for back taxes in Leelanau County.  More...

Outdoors

Skea ready to go sledding in I-500

Billy Skea loves snowmobile racing, and the 36-year-old Northport native enjoys talking about it just as much.  More...

Weather, snow much better for ride/drive

Bright blue skies, sunshine and a field of snow greeted the 70 snowmobile riders who took part in the fifth annual Roy Taghon Memorial Snowmobile Ride Sunday afternoon.  Standing amidst a sea of snowmobiles, ranging in color from black to bright More...

Sponsors ride up front with snowmobile racer

Billy Skea is going back to Sault Ste. Marie next weekend and he’s taking part of the community with him — on the hood of his Polaris XTSP.  More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

coming events

TODAY  10-11 a.m. — Overeater’sAnonymous meeting, each Thursday (call 271-1060 for more info.): Leland Township Library, E. Cedar Street, Leland.  11 a.m. More...

Views

Suttons Bay rallies; will district be ‘saved?’

our opinion

It was clear last Wednesday that Suttons Bay loves its schools. A solid-sized group occupied much of the school auditorium, all responding to a calling for financial help from the community.  More...

Following the Presidential primary

We have no idea which candidate will get the Michigan nod to become the Republican nomination for President.  And judging by a story we carried last week in the Enterprise, neither do Republicans from Leelanau County.  More...

Cell phones only work when they’re turned on

While meeting with a sales representative for a new phone — face to face, I might add, something that didn’t happen with Ma Bell — I came to the conclusion that I might eventually learn to like my new I-phone. More...

Courts

86th District Court

Chief Judge, Thomas J. Phillips • Judge, Michael J. Haley • Judge, Michael Stepka   More...

Dispatch Blotter

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

Thursday, 9:45 a.m. — Elmwood — Red couch too close to the right-of-way. County Road Commission requests contact home for removal.  Thursday, 5:56 p.m. — Northport — Caller reporting truck on fire in the driveway. More...

Magistrate Court

Michael W. Schaub, 40, 2655 S. French Rd., Lake Leelanau — 65 in 55 mph zone, reduced from 68; $7 fine, $103 costs.  Catherine E. Hill, 38, 220 N. Grand Ave., Leland — Expired registration; $8 fine, $52 costs.  More...

Leelanau Log

leelanau log

Real estate transfers recorded in county   January 12  Paul L. Jr. and Catherine M. Sehnert to Paul L. Jr. and Catherine M. More...