November 14, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

HIGH POINT

ANDREA HUNT, center with a wide open smile, celebrates with Leland teammates after winning the Class D volleyball regional championship last Thursday at Bear Lake. More...

3 women take 3 bucks with arrows

Three generations of Rice hunters — all women — bagged bucks during the archery deer season.  Two of them are expected to be out in the woods again when the firearms season gets under way today. (See firearms hunt outlook, Sec. More...

Sports

Leland regroups, wins regional

The Leland girls volleyball team decided to let loose just when everything tightened up in the Class D regional championship match with Brethren.  That was good news for the Comets and anything but good for the Bobcats.  More...

Comets fall in quarters

Battle Creek St. Philip showed Leland’s girls volleyball team why it is the six-time defending state champ — and may soon make it seven.  The Class D, No. More...

Lakers’ success shows in elite picks

Glen Lake had its most successful football season in more than a decade.  So it’s no surprise that players from Jerry Anger’s squad dominate the Enterprise 10-member fall sports Dream Team announced today.  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

Sad to see flu shots not available at health dept.

To the Editor:   I was saddened but not surprised to see that the Benzie-Leelanau District Health Dept. More...

Corrections:

Alexandra Schaub was misidentified as Andrea Schaub in a picture which appeared in the Enterprise last week.  * * *  More...

We need to make cuts in spending before it’s too late

To the Editor:   I can only think there will be trouble in Washington again as the fiscal cliff gets closer. If we do nothing (cut no spending) our nation will go belly up when the debt load becomes unbearable, and that will happen. More...

Columns

Ladies rule 7-member county commission now

A column

I am woman, hear me roar  In numbers too big to ignore  And I know too much to go back an’ pretend  ‘cause I’ve heard it all before  More...

Election showed Romney wasn’t anything like dad

They lecture you in journalism school not to get too close to the folks you cover. If you become good friends, it is tough to pull the trigger when it’s time to criticize them for one thing or another. More...

Magistrate Court

Eric C. Zehender, 45, 900 S. Lake Leelanau Dr., Lake Leelanau — Failure to submit to Breathalyzer; $275 fines and costs.  Ashley L. More...

CoA report criticizes past, looks to future

A report ordered in the aftermath of the sudden retirements of the top two administrators in the county Commission on Aging suggests that the county department adopt a new name, introduce a sliding fee scale based on the income of recipients, and lea More...

Pot plants can be used as evidence

A state court decision allowing evidence found in a search of a pole barn in Empire Township to be used during a trial could have statewide implications.  The case involved a county resident who is accused of growing more marijuana than allowed More...

Job fair fills need

One of Leelanau County’s top employers considers it a good sign that he’s having a slightly harder time than usual filling seasonal positions this winter.  More...

Special Sections

Local News

Proposed G-L marina draws crowd

A request for an interpretation in the township zoning law from the zoning administrator has been turned over to the Glen Arbor Township attorney for an opinion.  The township Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) held a public hearing Nov. More...

County, so far, balks on Empire’s request to help with condemnation

Empire Village is willing to pick up the bill, but Leelanau County commissioners have so far excluded county involvement in an effort to remedy an unsightly — and what is considered hazardous — property.  More...

Northport students get ‘yellow’ slips

A teacher-led program being piloted in Northport School’s new sixth-grade ‘hybrid’ classroom has staff members using sticky notes to reward positive behavior and discourage negative behavior without taking time away from teaching.&n More...

Life in Leelanau

A SALUTE TO VETERANS

MEMBERS OF VFW Post 7731 give a 21-gun salute as part of the county Veterans Day observance Sunday. An estimated 200 persons were in attendance. More...

More than 200 honor those who served

A crowd of more than 200 turned out Sunday to pay tribute to all those who have served at the annual county Veterans Day observance.  The county veterans memorial was filled — young and old — to honor armed service veterans.  More...

French connection kept Lake Leelanau soldier out of harm’s way in WWII

Urban LaCross transcends generations.  LaCross celebrated his 90th birthday on Sunday, Veterans Day.  The 15th child of Joe and Jennie LaCross, Urban, grew up on the family farm on French Road in Centerville Township near many families that More...

Views

Regulation doesn’t stop torrent of negative ads

our opinion

As the emotion of the General Election continues to fade, we’d like to reflect a bit on the impact of all the negative advertising.  More...

County sidestep

Some work of county government is optional, some is required. County commissioners should know the difference.  More...

Courts

86th District Court

Dawn M. Mork, 48, 110 E. Fifth St., Northport — Requesting courtappointed attorney for a charge of failure to stop for a collision; bond continued; pretrial conference reset for Nov. 16.  More...

Leelanau Log

Real estate transfers recorded in county

Oct. 23  Carolyn L. Crane to John K. and Faith H. Bennett, Unit 24, The Cottages at Brook Hill, Glen Arbor Township, (valuation affidavit filed).  David and Jennifer Kareck to Elijah Allen and Richard W. More...

Marriages performed

Bryan E. Garrand and Donna K. Brown — Oct. 28 in Northport.   More...

Deaths recorded in county

Norman W. Christensen, 94, of Suttons Bay Township, died Nov. 1 in Suttons Bay Township.   More...