February 2, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Opposition strong against Glen Lake marina plans

Opponents to the expansion of an existing marina — including the Glen Lake Lake Association — have forced a public hearing on the application.  More...

Sports

Norsemen surprise at midpoint

The Suttons Bay’s boys basketball team is 8-2 and co-leaders in the Northwest Conference boys race.  The performance of the Norse at the season’s midpoint continues to surprise some, if not all county basketball followers, including More...

Senior’s break not so bad for Leland

Tantzi Snyder thought she got a bad break. More...

G-L girl’s future on her shoulder

Jordan Peplinski used to stand out at a Glen Lake girls basketball game.  Now she is sidelined with a dislocated shoulder and that’s not sitting well with the 5-foot-11 sophomore.  More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

coming events

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

Letters

Wind turbine forum did not set the record straight

To the Editor:   The 12/22 Reader’s Forum by Mr. McInnis and Mr. Gallery is questionable does not “set the record straight.  1. Who are the investors?  More...

Reader's Forum: Kasson Township official gives her perspective on gravel mining issue

This letter is in response to the Dec. 15, 2011 Editorial.  I want to provide some perspective on gravel mining issues in the Township.  More...

Thanks for prayers and kind words for Sister Plamondon

To the Editor:   More...

Columns

Rustic Inn offers vegetarian recipe

Chef and owner Aaron Ackley of the Cedar Rustic Inn submitted this week’s County Cuisine vegetarian recipe.  “Sometimes, I find that in the winter, I crave dishes with both depth of flavor and a memory of the summer,” Ackley wr More...

Talking with Robert T. Roubal

Town or township of residence: I live in Suttons Bay Township.  Resident of county since: I’ve lived here for 76 years. I was born here.  More...

Looking Back…

5 YEARS AGO  February 1, 2007  More...

Leelanau Log

leelanau log

Real estate transfers recorded in county   January 19  Linda J. Branstetter to Deborah A. Rettke, Section 31, Glen Arbor Township.  Deane M. Milks to Herbert G. and Deane M. Milks Trust, Section 18, Empire Township.  Roger C. More...

‘Loaf update: Trails ready, lease unsigned

An opportunity to open Sugar Loaf Resort for cross country skiing and other outdoor activities this winter may be melting with the snow — or not.  More...

Judge rules for county; attorney stays

GRAND RAPIDS — A federal judge in Grand Rapids on Wednesday ruled that Traverse City attorney Christopher Cooke can continue defending Leelanau County in a nearly three-year-old law suit alleging the county, its sheriff and other officials viol More...

CORRECTION

In the Rotary Youth Club ad that ran in the 1/26 edition of the Enterprise Kristin Jelinek’s fathers name was incorrect. The correct name is Marty Jelinek.   More...

Special Sections

Local News

Suttons Bay within $14,000 of initial goal

Suttons Bay School has surpassed the $100,000-mark in its effort to make up a projected deficit which could bring in a state financial manager.  More...

County Democrats plan events for Congressional candidates

Leelanau County Democrats will host “meet and greet” sessions in Suttons Bay for two candidates seeking election to Congress.  Gary McDowell of Rudyard and Derek Bailey of Maple City are seeking election to Michigan’s 1st Congr More...

Candidates expected at Reagan dinner

Republican candidates for President of the Unites States and the U.S. Senate have been invited to speak at the 2012 Reagan Day Dinner scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 18, at the Grand Traverse Resort & Spa.  Also attending will be Gov. More...

Life in Leelanau

CRYSTAL CLEAR

  Kayakers enjoy winter paddling down the Crystal River near the corner of M-22 and Oak Street in Glen Arbor. © www.kenscottphotography.com   More...

CALLED TO ACTION

Senior’s project more than just dressing up

Bridgette Kulpa of Bingham Township may be known in Leelanau County as the girl who wore a camouflage dress to the prom last year.  This year the Suttons Bay High School senior is combining her flair for fashion while raising funds for the Logan More...

Leland students helping educate the poor in Africa

At 14, Maddie Trumbull has loving parents and a warm, safe home awaiting her at the end of the school day.  But she and her classmates take aren't taking their comfort for granted. More...

Views

‘Fair’ offer good for Greilickville, county

our opinion

Elmwood Township can live with or without the Brewery Creek property.  But the township — and all of Leelanau County, for that matter — is better off with the portion of the Brewery Creek development that fell into default being in p More...

Casinos fine — to a point

We agree with a law professor who opined upon hearing that an established Indian Tribe was seeking permission to open a casino in Lansing that the whole specter could create a backlash against Indian gaming extending to Washington.  More...

Feds stay in way of marijuana change

There is a movement afoot to put a proposal on the state ballot to legalize marijuana.  Unless the ballot language includes specific provisions for how Michigan can buck federal government laws and regulation, it will be a waste of time.  More...

Courts

86th District Court

Antonio L. Luna, 57, 413A Shabwasung, Northport — Pleaded guilty illegal breaking and entering; to serve credit for time served in jail; fine and costs waived.  More...

Magistrate Court

Alexander K. Gulow, 21, 2081 S. Lake Shore Dr., Lake Leelanau — 50 in 40 mph zone, reduced from 55; $7 fine, $118 costs.  Kevin J. Nummerdor, 44, 12640 S. W. More...

Dispatch Blotter

Jan. 25, 12:57 a.m. — Cedar — Caller has message on her answering machine stating that there was a bundle of money for her and she needed to call back.  More...