May 10, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Differing views offered for Tribal nation

The two men running to replace Derek Bailey as Tribal Chairman of the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians offered sharply differing perspectives on a variety of issues when discussing their candidacies this week with the Leelanau Enter More...

Local News

‘Partial’ Leland Harbor dredging to begin next week

A Cheboygan-based dredging company was busy yesterday assembling a pipeline to pump about 10,000 cubic yards of sand from the mouth of the Leland Harbor.  To which harbor master Russell Dzuba says, “Hallelujah!”  More...

Virginia Roberts

VIRGINIA ROBERTS, center, director of the Suttons Bay-Bingham District Library, received the top award at a Small and Rural Libraries Conference held last week in Traverse City. More...

Fourth Street to close for ‘major’ work

Motorists in the Village of Suttons Bay may experience some minor delays and temporary inconvenience beginning next week due to some major construction projects.  More...

Life in Leelanau

Brook Olesnavage

BROOK OLESNAVAGE, a junior from Leland Public School, had her artwork selected from the National Cherry Festival’s commemorative poster in a competition organized by the Traverse Bay Area Inter More...

Asparagus Cook-Off May 19

Those who love to cook asparagus are invited to attend the ever-popular Empire Asparagus Festival Cook-Off and enter their dishes for consideration. More...

Perennial plant sale May 25-26

A perennial plant sale to benefit Samaritans Closet will be held Friday, May 25, and Saturday, May 26 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Glass Farm Barn.  The barn is located at 4611 Dufek Road, Lake Leelanau.   More...

Letters

Reed stays out of Sheriff's race

To the Editor:   I would like to express my sincere appreciation to the voters of Leelanau County for their pledged support and commitment as I considered entering the race to become our County Sheriff.  More...

Connections can help with loans

To the Editor:   Holders of real estate loans are supposed to repay them.  More...

Lakeshore is supposed to protect our road

To the Editor:   I have lived in Cleveland Township for over 81 years, except for several years I worked for my uncle during the Korean War. I am proud of my time in the military. More...

Courts

13th Circuit Court

Chief Judge, Thomas G. Power Judge, Philip E. Rodgers, Jr.

Tanya L. More...

Magistrate Court

Magistrate, Norene D. Kastys

William F. Giffard, 49, 7566 Forest Lodge Rd., Traverse City — Expired registration/ plates, no proof of insurance; $8 fine, $184 costs.  Michael G. More...

Leelanau Log

Real estate transfers recorded in county

April 26   Lewis V. Chamberlin III and Bettegail Shively to the Lewis V. Chamberlin III and Bettegail Shively Trust, Section 25, Leelanau Township.  April 27   Edward D. Skeba and Ryckie Skeba to Edward D. More...

 

‘Move’ support downed, 5-2

Heckling disrupts Co. Bd. meeting

Although members of the Leelanau Independent Women for Democratic Action (LIWDA) didn’t get their wish, they did cause a stir and a public discussion by pushing a national move- ment on a local level.   More...

Glen Lake school bond OK’d by 21 votes

Students in the Glen Lake school district will have new technology in the classroom next fall after approval of a $1.9 million bond issue this week.  District voters narrowly approved a bond proposal in Tuesday’s election 316-295. More...

Special Sections

Sports

G-L golfer recovers from busted kneecap

Paul Watkoski is back on the golf course, trying to play his game.  It’s not easy for the Glen Lake senior who has only one good leg to stand on.  The three-sport athlete, who shattered his left kneecap fooling around with a friend at More...

Lakers second in two meets

Glen Lake’s boys track team placed second in two separate events — at home and on the road — last week.  The Lakers were second in a field of 10 teams competing at the Brethren Bobcat Invitational Saturday.  Three relay vi More...

Glen Lake rallies for sweep, stays unbeaten in NW softball

Glen Lake’s girls softball team made a good first impression and lasting one on Kingsley.  The visiting Lakers stayed unbeaten in Northwest Conference action Friday, sweeping the Stags, 9-4 and 13-9.  Glen Lake rolled a couple lucky s More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

coming events

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

Former principal presents children’s book on Saturday

Local author Bill O. Smith will present his new children’s book, Chickadees at Night, Saturday morning at Brillant Books in Traverse City.  More...

Pyschic to read in G-A

Evolve Books and Gifts in Glen Arbor will host psychic medium, Sherry Lord of Venice, Fla. on two dates this month.  Lord will be at the Glen Arbor shop from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. More...

Views

Feds seem to lack priorities when ‘helping’

Essential services.  We hear the phrase quite a bit in local government, usually when someone is running for office or some revenue stream is at risk. More...

Columns

Journalism not related to keeping a journal

A column

I have great respect for the diary keepers of the world.  More...

GOP civil war looms over higher education funds

You rarely read much about it, but there is a natural tension between the Michigan House and Senate. The folks in the House call the guys in the senate the House of Lords and the “Lords” in the senate call the house ... More...

Manor offers special salmon dish

Trish Lootens, the chef at the Manor on Glen Lake, came up with this delightful salmon dish. It is a different and delicious way to treat salmon. The recipe was submitted by Nancy Wright, owner/operator of the Manor on Glen Lake.  More...