July 12, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Spice, the drug, is outlawed and found in Leelanau

Use may be on increase after marijuana cooperatives closed

Use of synthetic marijuana, aka ‘Spice,’ may be on the rise in Leelanau County and area police officers are hoping a new Michigan law that makes the formerly legal drug illegal will curb its use, as well as its over-the-counter sale in he More...

Local News

Murray to help rewrite state aid policy

Suttons Bay Superintendent Mike Murray has been asked to help rewrite the state school aid act.  More...

Mikowski earns engineering degree

Todd Gregory Mikowski of Suttons Bay graduated from Lawrence Technological University with a degree in engineering technology.  He was also on the dean’s list.  Todd is the son of Craig and Linda Mikowski.   More...

Appeals court rules Hubbell had authority to hear deputy’s case

An attorney representing Leelanau County was “extremely disappointed” with the Appeals Cour t’s decision

Another wrinkle was smoothed out last week in a highly complex and contentious set of legal disputes between Leelanau County Sheriff Michael Oltersdorf and four of his deputies — although the core issues in the fight aren’t anywhere near More...

Life in Leelanau

Unique concert features bluegrass band

When the Glen Arbor Art Association (GAAA) put on the first Dune Climb Concert, it knew the combination of beautiful music and scenery was a formula for success.  However, no one could have foreseen how popular the event would become.  More...

Glen Lake Women’s Club’s annual art fair to benefit students

Andrew Pleva probably isn’t one to attend an art fair.  But the 2011 Glen Lake graduate from Maple City is one of dozens of local students who benefit from the event organized annually by the Glen Lake Women’s Club.  The 41st an More...

blu offers cool recipe for hot days

Chef/owner Randy Chamberlain of the restaurant blu, submitted this week’s recipe for his homemade hot fudge sauce. In the summer, nothing beats a hot fudge sundae, so this recipe will help you achieve that. More...

Views

Preschool a staple; why all the dessert?

our opinion

Preschool is a bit like gardening. It’s best to amend soil early and often, as even the best of seeds won’t grow in sand.  More...

Waiting on Darwinism

As a followup to an editorial published last week calling for a moratorium to limit the lighting of fireworks to one hour or less after sunset, county prosecutor Joseph Hubbell advises patience as the answer.  More...

Correction:

No, Nancy Telgard did not shirk her responsibility as Leland parade marshall, which was an impression left by parade coverage in the Enterprise last week. More...

Courts

86th District Court

Taylor N. Peters, 19, 4242 Barnes Road, Traverse City — Pleaded guilty to probation violation; 10 days in jail; drivers license revoked for 30 days, restricted for 150 days; fines and costs preserved.  More...

Magistrate Court

Tara Baesch, 48, 970 Shamrock Lane,L. Traverse City — Speeding 65 mph in 55 zone, reduced from 76 mph; $110 fines and costs.  Billie J. Deadman, 40, 8060 S. More...

Dispatch Blotter

Last Thursday, 9:47 p.m.— Elmwood — Call from Munson emergency room. Caller’s friend was at a dance at the Knights of Columbus hall in Greilickville and was assaulted. More...

Ballots bad; new ones out

Clerk’s office accepts blame for missing Road Commission millage

Mary Ann Arvo doesn’t mind filling out another set of absentee ballots, even though getting her husband’s signature will require a little extra work. More...

County balks on senior meals request

Leelanau County commissioners have balked on a request to increase funding by $20,000 for the Meals on Wheels program, saying other counties pay far less — or nothing — for the same level of service.  More...

Special Sections

Sports

St. Mary grad pulls off rare feat, wins two races minutes apart

Caleb Korson pulled off a daily double Saturday in the Northport Run for Funds.  The 18-year-old Maple City runner and St. Mary graduate won the two mile race that started at 9 a.m. in 12 minutes and 19 seconds.  More...

Glen Arbor’s Running Bear events Tuesday

The Glen Arbor Women’s Club will host its sixth annual Running Bear 5K run, walk and half mile kids’ run on Tuesday.  The popular family fun event, which starts at the corner of Lake and State streets about 9 a.m., drew over 700 adul More...

Four S-B runners set pace on elite team

Mark Smith took a moment to reflect on a successful Suttons Bay’s boys track season when asked what it would be like to coach a Dream Team of track and field athletes.  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...

Letters

Leland Foundation thanks arts auction supporters

To the Editor:   The Leland Public Schools has, for many years, been blessed with a magnificent community of supporters that generously give of their time, talents, and treasures.  This year was no exception.  More...

Fireworks not patriotic but harmful

To the Editor:   The firework season is in full swing. More...

Young who get healthcare should vote for supporters

To the Editor:   Corey Frost is thankful because he does not have to worry about getting sick. More...

Columns

Freya is the perfect choice in Loki’s absence

The last time I used this space to write about what I’m fixing to write about right now, I ended up catching a whole lot of grief from my lovely wife.  More...

GOP speaker, Snyder on healthcare collision course

In this space last week a noted labor leader revealed he is praying that GOP Gov. More...

Leelanau Log

leelanau log

Real estate transfers recorded in county  July 2   Fannie Mae to Michael J. and Angela S. Sims, Section 15, Cleveland Township, ($172,000).  Robert D. and Carol M. Aicher to the Carol M. More...