October 18, 2012 RSS feed / 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...

Owen Bahle will be sadly missed

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

Budget, Nov. 6 election are not Catholic issues

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If you value liberty, vote Obama out

To the Editor:  We have been losing freedom for many years. Obama has accelerrated this loss. Spending is out of control. We spend 1.3 trillion dollars more than we take in every year. We borrow 42 cents of every dollar spent.  More...

Obama is cause behind mess today

To the Edtior:  A letter stated that the economy is the number one election issue. Wrong, the number one issue is President Obama. Democrats owned the government in 2009 and 2010.  More...

Middle Class still suffers from Republican crusade

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Vote no on Leland Township zoning ordinance

To the Editor:  Leland Township voters must vote no on the proposed township zoning ordinance. More...

Doctor No! Vote McDowell

To the Editor:  Representative Dan Benishek is Halloween-scarry!  He would privatize your life: schools, medicare, social security and invest those funds on Wall Street, handing you ‘vouchers’!  More...

Fiber Festival committee thanks supporters

To the Editor:  The committee for the 12th annual Fiber Festival in Leland thanks all who helped to make this another successful event.  We appreciate each artist whose wonderful, creative works made the Old Art Building quiver with excitem More...

Vote for common sense zoning

To the Editor:  Leland Township property owners should understand the continuing implications of what the Township Board’s Planning Commission is doing to harm them with the proposed zoning ordinance.  More...

Soutas-Little outstanding leader, deserves vote

To the Editor:  I know Patricia Soutas-Little because of her outstanding initiative for the citizens of Leelanau County. More...

Vote for Soutas- Little for county Commissioner

To the Edtior:  Patricia has professional management and budget experience that has prepared her for being the next county commissioner. More...

Zemaitis would serve Leland/ Centerville well

To the Editor:  A vote for Karen Zemaitis would be a good vote for Leland and Centerville Twps.  Karen has attended the Commission meetings for the past three years. She has also taken at her own expense, training for the job. More...

Vote Republican, for a strong America

To the Editor:  Everything I said in my response to Jay Johnson’s letter is factually and logically supported. His name-calling does not change that.  More...

Don’t let Franz shortchange us again

To the Editor:  Change is a constant in our lives, but it doesn’t have to be — “shortchange.”  Ray Franz as our State Senator has been “short-changing” us with his, “do nothing approach.”  More...

Vote Rentenbach for 6th District

To the Editor:  We have two good candidates running for county commission this year. I, a member of the Republican Party, am voting for Peachy Rentenbach.  Peachy is the former owner of LaBecasse restaurant. 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...

Thanks to Franz for helping our kids

To the Editor:  Thank you, Rep. Ray Franz, for listening when I called. You were willing to listen to common sense and introduce House Bill 4513.  You worked with those of us who testified, our state Sen. More...

Bravo to Candy Crowley, the girl next door

To the Editor:  Bravo, bravo, bravo to Candy Crowley and, also, to the Enterprise for writing an article about her! Candy truly is the girl next door who has achieved the American Dream.  More...

Vote no on Leland Township zoning

To the Editor:  Please vote ‘no’ on Leland Twp May 2012 Zoning Ordinance Nov. 6. I was deeply involved with putting the 30-page 1980 ordinance together. More...

Vote yes for new Leland zoning ordinance

To the Edtior:  As a member of the Leland Township Planning Commission, I have had the privilege of working with a group of very dedicated individuals in updating our Township Master Plan and re-writing the Zoning Ordinance.  More...

Re-elect Lautner as County Commissioner

To the Editor:  Melinda Lautner brings ‘feet on the ground’ knowledge of agriculture and the family farm to her role with the Board of Commissioners. More...

Soutas-Little deserves support in District 5

To the Editor:  Please join us in voting for Patricia Soutas-Little, District 5 Commissioner.  Patricia is fair and balanced, smart and savvy. More...

Food Pantry is thankful for great gift of beef

To the Editor:  The Empire Area Food Pantry is grateful to the Cedar/Maple City Lions Club for the gift of 1/4 of a beef, packaged and frozen. More...

Pray and vote for the best on Nov. 6

To the Editor:  This November we get to vote again for president, senator and representatives, What I want to see is federal and state governments getting a lot smaller. More...

Budget-conscious Soutas-Little good for county

To the Editor:  I will be supporting Patricia Soutas- Little for County Commissioner representing Leland and Centerville Townships.  Professionally, she has worked in challenging assignments managing large programs and staff with limited bu More...

Out-of-state group plays major role in Michigan bills

To the Editor:  The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), funded by wealthy ultra-conservatives, currently has more than 2000 legislators representing 50 states.  The vast majority of ALEC’s legislators belong to the Republica More...

Ed Reinsch for Leelanau Twp. Supervisor

To the Editor:  I have known Ed Reinsch for more than 20 years. Ed was president of Northport Sportsman’s Club, president of Northport Village Council, athletic director at Northport School and is currently a Township Board Trustee.  More...

Northporters, Fact Check, then Vote

To the Editor:  On Nov. 29, 2006, the proposed cost from F&V Engineering for the Northport sewer project was $9.8 million. Fact. More...

America is battling two economic wars

To the Editor:  Make no mistake — America is under assault in two crucial wars. Both are being avoided in the public arena but the outcomes will define our futures. One, from outside, is for economic dominance between nations.  More...

We need Rentenbach in District 6

To the Editor:  I am supporting Carolyn “Peachy” Rentenbach for County Commissioner District 6 because she has said that government has an important role in our lives, in opposition to Tea Party views that the less government the bet More...