June 21, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Lansing power play delays Leland project

The purchase for public use of one of the prettiest properties in Leelanau County is on hold for at least another month and maybe longer, the result of a constitutional disagreement over disbursement of state oil and gas revenues.  More...

Local News

Kids dream big, laugh at Leland Library program

Children and library staff alike were dressed in pajamas, robes and fuzzy slippers Tuesday for Joel’s Pajama Jam Comedy Show.  Starring Joel Tacey of Bay City, the show signalled the kickoff to the Dream Big: Read! More...

G-L Women’s Club to meet at Old Settlers

The Glen Lake Women’s Club next meeting will be moved up to Wednesday, June 27, at the chapel in Old Settlers Park.  The 12:30 p.m. More...

Hearing set for input on allowing ORVs to use county roadsides

Off-road vehicles (ORVs) may soon be driven a little closer to county roads.  More...

Life in Leelanau

Answering The Call

Leelanau County Catholics are doing their part to jump-start the number of priests available to serve in the Diocese of Gaylord. More...

Empire women’s group turns pillow-cases into dresses for poor

Women from the Empire United Methodist Church (EUMC) have been transforming everyday pillowcases into dresses for girls in Haiti as a mission project.  Mary Jo Meade, a member of the church mission’s team, suggested the project when she le More...

Conservancy raffle about wine/dine with Mario

Tickets go on sale next Wednesday, June 27 for the Leelanau Conservancy’s raffle benefitting farmland preservation efforts in the county.  The top prize is a culinary weekend of a lifetime in New York City as the guest of chef, author and More...

Views

our opinion

Steer inspection complaints away from ‘slippery slope’

You’d have to be callous not to feel sorry for Glen Dempsey while sitting through a barrage of complaints leveled last week at the county Construction Code Authority.  More...

St. Mary sinks shots, lifts title

What are the ingredients necessary for a state title? The latest championship trophy to come home to Leelanau County was won through some strange circumstances. Consider that:   Neither of the St. More...

Dick Kerr as a boss was bigger than life

A column

It was more than a few years ago that I sent out a resume for a job opening in Leelanau County. After I got a call from the publisher to interview, I had to pull out a map of Michigan to figure out where in the mitt to find the place.  More...

Leelanau Log

leelanau log

Real estate transfers recorded in county  June 5   Irene A. Erickson and Lavina M. Somer to Elizabeth A. Angov and Susan M. Jameson, Section 2, Kasson Township, ($88,000).  The Marilyn A. Blum Revocable Trust to Matthew G. More...

Marriages performed

Kevin L. Castle and Susan J. Pinto — May 26 in Douglas.  Jeffrey J. Labash and Jennifer C. Jung — June 9 in Traverse City.  Albert W. Hamood and Kaitlin E. Shaw — June 19 in Elmwood Township.  Timothy A. More...

Deaths recorded in county

Florence C. Kaltinger, 89, of Cleveland Township, died May 20 in Kasson Township.  Deborah J. Klotzbach, 87, of Leland Township, died June 1 in Leland Township.  Doris R. More...

New price for county land: $1.4 million

Value falls at former county seat

The county-owned former courthouse property shares something with the old, gray mare — she “ain’t what she use to be.”  At least on paper. More...

Visitors smash record

Business is booming at the most beautiful place in America.  According to traffic counts, some 80,000 people visited Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore in May. More...

St. Mary claims first state title, and last for golf

Eagles are still rejoicing after the St. More...

Special Sections

Sports

Glen Lake quartet leads Lakers, county on elite team

Glen Lake’s baseball team, which claimed county bragging rights by winning the Division 4 district that also included Suttons Bay and St. Mary, also ruled the inaugural Leelanau Enterprise Dream Team.  More...

St. Mary golfers in championship form, win state title

Paul Bardenhagen is not a psychic, but the Leland senior did predict that the St. More...

Norse finish seventh in state golf

The Suttons Bay boys golf team finished seventh in the Michigan High School Athletic Association Division 4 state finals.  “We were aiming for a top five finish,” Suttons Bay head coach Todd Hursey saiad. 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

Family appreciates kindness, thoughts for Allee

To the Editor:   To the wonderful people of Leelanau County and surrounding area:  More...

St. Mary's golf team deserves credit for state title

To the Editor:   Congratulations to the St. Mary golf team on a state championship!  It was a remarkable performance by six St. Mary High School and Leland High School athletes.  More...

Correction:

An article which appeared in the June 7 Enterprise incorrectly listed the name of a scholarship awarded to a Glen Lake student. Kourtney Weston was given the Jack Rader/Tom Schmidt and Jacky Wilcox Memorial Scholarship. We regret the error.   More...

Columns

Art’s offer pesto for pasta or burger

Marcia Davis, food & beverage manager at Art’s Tavern in Glen Arbor, submitted this week’s recipe for Asparagus Pesto, which we recommend you make using local asparagus, of course. More...

Courts

86th District Court

Bethany A.  More...

Magistrate Court

Magistrate, Norene D. Kastys

Benjamin A. Glazier, 22, 1461 Cedar Dr., Traverse City — Careless driving; $170 fines and costs.  Devarsh P. Patel, 812 Baden Ave., Oswego — Speeding 70 mph in 55 zone, reduced from 74 mph; $130 fines and costs.  Blake C. More...