October 18, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Settled

County, deputies agree to terms

After more than three years of bitter litigation, a federal lawsuit filed by four deputies against Sheriff Michael Oltersdorf, Undersheriff Scott Wooters and Leelanau County has been settled out of court.  A 12-day jury trial was slated to begin More...

Campaigns turn ugly; both sides say too much money’s a problem

Mary Eggenberger, of Cleveland Township, recently had a letter published in the Enterprise Letters to the Editor section in which she took a stance on women’s reproductive rights. More...

Local News

Weaver to address Zonta conference

The Leelanau County Zonta of District 15 is hosting the 41st annual fall conference ZONTA UNCORKED this weekend at Crystal Mountain Resort.  More than 175 members from all over Michigan and part of Canada are expected to attend. More...

September home sales double same month in ‘11

The sale of single family homes in Leelanau County surged in September, doubling the one-month dollar volume of a year ago and keeping the pace of sales ahead of every year since 2005.  More...

Lines drawn on Prop 3

The two candidates vying to represent Leelanau County in the state house have opposite views on Proposal 3.  The Constitutional amendment, if approved, would require the state of Michigan to rebuild much of its electrical infrastructure and ramp More...

Life in Leelanau

CANDIDATES SPEAK UP

Seven make their case in Commission forum

Eight county residents interviewed for four jobs Monday night, with about 65 of their peers asking the questions. Each interviewee has work experience, and four of them presently or in recent years have held the very jobs they are now seeking.  More...

Most candidates prefer to be elected in Northport

Two candidates running for Northport Village treasurer and another running for clerk said Sunday during a candidates forum that they want to see Northport continue to have elected officials.  Incumbent Clerk Joni L. More...

blu offers spread for bread

This week’s recipe was provided by chef/owner Randy Chamberlain of the restaurant blu in Glen Arbor. More...

Views

Constitution deserves more than proposals offer

our opinion

Yes, which is a no. Then no, no, no, no and no.  Those are our recommendations for six ballot proposals that will go before voters in the Nov. 6 General Election. More...

Political Cartoon

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Courts

86th District Court

An identical charge was incorrectly included in coverage of a couple’s sentencing as reported in last week’s 86th District Court report. Instead, a charge of allowing consumption of alcohol by minors against Michael J. More...

Dispatch Blotter

Friday, 9:13 a.m. More...

 

Suttons Bay community shows support for Jelinek family

Response to the death of Jeremy Jelinek of Suttons Bay has been overwhelming.  “It’s amazing how the community has come together to help us,” said Mandy Jelinek, his widow and mother of his three children, ages 4, 3 and 6 weeks More...

CLENCHING VICTORY

GLEN LAKE football coach Jerry Angers and quarterback Carter Lee embrace after the Lakers’ come-from-behind victory Friday against Traverse City St. Francis. More...

Deputies hit with civil suit

Just as a settlement was reached to avert a federal trial over the alleged violation of the rights of Leelanau County deputies, a lawsuit has been filed alleging that two of the deputies violated the civil rights of a Leland resident.  More...

Special Sections

Sports

Lakers show resolve, rally to stay unbeaten

Trailing Traverse City St. More...

St. Mary netter reaches regional finals at No. 2 singles

Leelanau County’s Leif Mohrman accomplished a career and season-long goal of winning a tennis match in the Division 4 regionals.  In fact, the St. More...

Glen Lake girls reach golf state finals for the first time

Glen Lake’s golfers beat the elements and 13 other teams in the Division 4 regionals last week.  Now the regional runner-up Lakers are state-bound for the finals to be played Friday and Saturday, starting at 10 a.m. 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

Religious freedom not to be confused with reproduction

To the Editor:  Mandating that businesses and organizations provide coverage for abortion pills (morning after pills), contrary to their conscience and religious beliefs, is a freedom of religion issue and not a “women’s reproductive More...

Correction:

An identical charge was incorrectly included in coverage of a couple’s sentencing as reported in last week’s 86th District Court report. Instead, a charge of allowing consumption of alcohol by minors against Michael J. More...

Owen Bahle will be sadly missed

To the Editor:  We recently received the sad news of the passing of Mr. More...

Columns

Conversations with our state and federal officials

One of the more pleasant side benefi ts of my work is having the opportunity to talk directly to the elected leaders of our state and country.  More...

Aggressive VP debate re-energizes Democrats

“I’ve never met two guys so down on America.”  Vice President Joe Biden in one sentence tried to dismantle the Mitt Romney/Paul Ryan theme of badmouthing the Obama administration for not turning things around in four years.&nbs More...

Leelanau Log

Real estate transfers recorded in county

Oct. 1  Douglas W. and Holly Spencer to Robert K. Evans and Adria K. Badagnani, Section 35, Suttons Bay Township, (valuation affidavit filed).  Christine J. Frary and John L. and Dolores J. Scheidel to Richard J. and Geralyn A. More...

Deaths recorded in county

Gary A. Arvo, 78, of Bingham Township, died Oct. 5 in Suttons Bay Village.  Christian H. Anderson, 30, of Green Lake Township, died Sept. 14 in Leelanau Township.   More...

New assumed names filed in county

B.A.S. Home Performance and Maintenance; 532 S. St. Joseph St., Lake Leelanau — By Zachariah Johnson, 532 S. St. More...