June 14, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Contractors push for changes from county code department

A “standards of practice” letter signed and supported earlier Tuesday by county department heads stood in stark contrast to stories told to commissioners by contractors who believe county inspectors have been uncooperative at best, and se More...

Sports

Eagles soar to regional title without coaches

The St. More...

Lakers fall a run short against Mesick in regional softball

The Glen Lake girls softball team had so many come-from-behind victories this season that there were no fears when the Lakers were trailing by a run and down to their final out in the Division 4 regional semifinals with Mesick.  More...

Glen Lake soccer coach steps down after successful run

Meg Murphy, who guided the Glen Lake girls soccer team to a 63-10-5 record in four seasons, has stepped down from coaching. More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

coming events

TODAY   10-11 a.m. — Overeaters Anonymous: 271-1060 for more info.; Leland Township Library, E. Cedar Street, Leland.  11 a.m. More...

Letters

Constitution allows for freedom of choice and opinion

Mr. Bunchek’s letter reminds me again how privileged we are to live in this wonderful republic; the United States of America.  More...

Correction:

Steve Wetherbee, a Northport educator, gave the commencement speech at Northport Public Schools on June 1. We incorrectly listed him as his brother in the Enterprise June 7 edition. We regret the error.   More...

Saving Birds center is not a rescue operation

To the Editor:   On Saturday, someone left a baby bird in a shoebox at the door of our nature center. We assume that person believed our organization is involved in caring for birds. If so, that was a misconception.  More...

Courts

86th District Court

Deanna R. Hall, 18, 11195 E. More...

Magistrate Court

Melissa K. Kickbush, 31, 2220 N. Eagle Hwy., Lake Leelanau — No proof of insurance; $25 fines and costs. Sean R. Kickbush, 35, 2220 N. Eagle Hwy., Lake Leelanau — Speeding 50 mph in 45 zone, reduced from 60 mph; $125 fines and costs. More...

Distpatch Blotter

June 6, 10:04 a.m., Cleveland Township — Malicious destruction of property, broken window in hotel. June 7, 9:15 a.m., Leelanau Township — Property manager of home, screen cut out TV is gone. June 7, 12:06 p.m. More...

End of school, end of season

GLEN LAKE GIRLS softball players run a gamut of emotions Saturday after bowing to Mesick 4-3 in the Division 4 regional semifinal game at Frankfort. In other tournament action, St. More...

Charities in eye of funding changes

Nonprofit organizations throughout northwestern lower Michigan working to meet a June 30 deadline to apply for “2-percent” casino revenue sharing funds from the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians may be in for a shock.&nbs More...

Advocates push for preschool tax

An organization formed to promote early childhood development is seeking to have a countywide property tax placed on the General Election ballot to fund what would become a one-of-a-kind program for Michigan — or perhaps the United States.  More...

Special Sections

Local News

Hikes feature 2 nature areas

Two hikes — one at the Lighthouse Natural Area and a second at the Teichner Preserve in Cleveland Township — are scheduled this weekend by the Leelanau Conservancy.  Changing lake levels, shoreline benches, large glacial deposits are More...

‘Dream big’ with comedy reading program

Leland Township Library will host a comedy program Tuesday to kick off its summer “Dream Big” reading program in the Munnecke Room at 1 p.m.  The event will be open to kids of all ages.  More...

Leland Township OKs distillery license request

One Leland Township business is a little closer to brewing its own brand of spirits.  The Leland Township Board on Monday approved an application for a small distillery license for Northern Latitudes Distillery at 112 E. Philip St. More...

Life in Leelanau

RIPE for STRAWBERRIES

Whether you’re tossing them with baby spinach and candied walnuts in a summer salad, blending them with milk and yogurt for a lo-cal smoothie, or drizzling them over shortcake for that classic and well-loved dessert, many will agree that strawb More...

Glen Arbor will be running full tilt with beer and food fest

Glen Arbor will be hopping this weekend with two running races, a BBQ & Brew Festival, even a bake sale sponsored by a local church.  More than 300 people have registered for the inaugural Glen Arbor Solstice half-marathon and 5K run/walk, o More...

Wine and dine

By Corey L. Frost Enterprise intern   Reds and whites flowed into glasses. More...

Views

Former publisher had big shoulders, big heart

Dick Kerr was a man of habits.  More...

Theft of sign won’t detract from ‘most beautiful’ title

Here’s a question that sounds woefully shallow compared to one dealing with trees falling in parks when no one is around. More...

The final game really hit home with last grad

A column

For the first time in 17 years, I won’t have a child returning to a local school next fall.  More...

Leelanau Log

leelanau log

Real estate transfers recorded in county  June 1   Robert E. and Anne Tucker to the Tucker Revocable Trust, Unit 9, Harbor West Marina Village, Elmwood Township.  Bank of America to Fannie Mae, Section 24, Elmwood Township.  More...