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An explanation for county’s smelt run loss

Once again, a few faithful dippers waited last month at the foot of the Leland dam for a smelt run. And once again, they were disappointed that legions of smelt never entered the river.  More...

Walleyes only part of festival

For many, a perfect day in Leelanau County might consist of touring wineries, visiting scenic outlooks or relaxing on a beach. For others, the perfect day consists of fishing rods, music and gathering with members of their community. More...

Asparagus beer and poetry

Empire invites all to celebrate favorite veggie

Leelanau County is subject to many signs that the spring season is well underway. Longer days, budding trees and asparagus poetry. This, of course, refers to the Empire Asparagus Festival, an event that is entering it’s ninth year. More...

Life in Leelanau

Talking with John Lewis

Name: John Lewis.  Town or township of residence: Solon Township.  Resident of county since: Since 1997.   More...

Chimoski Bakery’s Rhubarb Pie

Ingredients: 2 Eggs — beaten About 1/2 t. vanilla 1 3/4 c. sugar 1/4 c. flour 4 or 5 c. rhubarb — chopped   More...

Looking Back in Leelanau County…

5 YEARS AGO   May 17, 2007  More...

Letters

Letters welcomed…

The Leelanau Enterprise welcomes Letters to the Editor. Letters must include the author’s name, full address and telephone number. More...

Posturing encouraged ‘civil disobedience’

To the Editor:   Yes, last Tuesday at the county commissioners meeting it did get a little tense, but it hardly merited calling in the deputies. An effort on the part of the board chair to establish order might have helped. More...

Constitution authors refused to pick a religion

To the Edtior:   More...

Courts

86th District Court

Morgan V. Arman, 18, 13240 Coleman Rd., Maple City — Failed to appear for arraignment on a charge of malicious use of a telecommunications service; no bond; bench warrant issued.  More...

Magistrate Court

Lanye A. Jones, 17, 7250 E. Lincoln Rd., Cedar — Speeding 60/55 mph zone, reduced from 71/55; $100 fines and costs.  Scott P. Schaumleffel, 22, 989 W. More...

Leelanau Log

Real estate transfers recorded in county

May 2   Franz X. Boehm and Christina A. Boehm to Mark H. Hoffmann and Michelle R. Hoffman, Lot 25, Briar Wood Subdivision, Elmwood Township, ($161,000).  May 3   Elizabeth Pope Living Trust to Artie J. More...

Lineup for county seats

All politics is local. Just ask some of the more than two dozen candidates filing nominating petitions on the Aug. More...

Concussion awakens desire of G-L student to help others

Lindsey Friend’s world was shaken — everything familiar became unfamiliar — after incurring a closed head injury in the fall of 2008.  Then a freshman on the Clarkston High School JV competitive cheer team, Friend fell while pr More...

Sports

Norse glad to be back on field of dreams

They’ve only turned in a few gems, but they’re diamond girls again at Suttons Bay.  Softball is back at Suttons Bay. Coach Lyle Zenner’s ballclub is 3-18 after splitting its last four games.  More...

Leelanau native in rugby nationals

Angus MacLellan grew up playing football, but 15-man rugby is his game now.  And the 19-year-old Leelanau County native is in Sandy, Utah today, preparing to become a twotime Division I-AA national champion with unbeaten Davenport University.&nb More...

Christiansen helps MSU to fourth in Big 10

Abbie Christiansen, a 2008 Glen Lake graduate, competed for Michigan State University in the Big Ten rowing championships at the Indianapolis Rowing Center last weekend.  The Michigan State team finished fourth overall. More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

coming events

TODAY   10-11 a.m. — Overeaters Anonymous meeting every Thursday (call 271-1060 for more info.): Leland Township Library, E. Cedar Street, Leland.  11 a.m. More...

Parkinson’s forum June 7 at Hagerty Center

The 27th annual Parkinson’s Summer Forum will be held Thursday, June 7 at the Hagerty Conference Center at Northwestern Michigan College.  Dr. Ronald F. More...

Odyssey of Mind fundraiser Friday

Glen Lake Community Schools will host an afternoon activity day entitled “2012: A Glen Lake Odyssey” to raise funds to send the Glen Lake Odyssey of the Mind team to the National/ World Championship at Iowa State University on May 23-26.& More...

Views

Traverse Lake Rd.’s a beauty, but falls short of special protection

our opinion

At first blush, the National Park Service’s opposition to a Natural Beauty Road designation appears as quite a contrast.  More...

Columns

Dark, trees and deer ... contrast from my old home

A column

I’m from Saginaw — aka Sagnasty — the infamous place that held the title of the nation’s Most Violent City per capita for several years running.  More...

Wardrobe change can’t ease Romney’s hair prank

Blue jeans. Gone.  Open collar white starched shirt. Gone.  Taking questions from the audience. Gone.  Interviews with local reporters. Gone.  Stiffness ... More...

Chef recommends light appetizer

Chef and owner Martha Ryan of Martha’s Leelanau Table sent us this recipe for Pea Hummus. She tells us it is one of her favorite recipes, and it comes from Mario Batali’s cook book, Simple Family Meals. More...