November 20, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Rowing Scholarship

County club sends member to MSU

Katie Long started rowing a year ago with the Lake Leelanau Rowing Club (LLRC).  Next year, she’ll be paddling with Michigan State University team.  The 17-year-old Traverse City West standout, who lives in Suttons Bay, has signed a l More...

Your Enterprise, ahead of time

If it’s Thursday, it’s Thanksgiving. That’s a given this week. But in a change from protocol, if it’s Wednesday, it’s delivery day for the Leelanau Enterprise.  More...

Special Sections

Local News

Rock solid, and growing

Project underway to expand only climbing wall in area

It’s been 10 years since the climbing wall was installed in the Northport School gymnasium and it has proved so popular that it needs more wall surface so that more climbers may use it.  More...

Global warming is not a hoax

As time goes on, particularly after our recent long, hot summer, our disastrous winter storm in March, multiple forest fires, high tides, as well as the current Hurricane Sandy, now crushing our East Coast, more and more people have begun to believe More...

S-B village holds millage rate at last meeting for president

As it said goodbye to its president and two trustees, the Suttons Bay Village Council this week held its annual Truth in Taxation hearing and adopted a budget for 2013 that is about 12 percent smaller than this year’s budget.  More...

Life in Leelanau

leelanau log

Real estate transfers recorded in county   Oct. 30  The Ralph Nelson Revocable Trust to the Charles G. and Nina E. Nelson Family Revocable Trust, Section 6, Leelanau Township.  The Charles G. and Nina E. More...

Snow in the forecast for November’s end

Leelanau County will not go another November without snow, but not by much.  The National Weather Service (NWS) calls for near record warmth Thanksgiving day then a cold front will follow bringing with it snow.  More...

Play time

LUIGI MARESCA, left, and Mena Channer-Dodson enjoy some play time in the sand at the Montessori Leelanau Public School Academy playground Monday. More...

Views

Count our blessings

Take a deep breath. Relax. Now think of all your blessings.  That’s a big part of Thanksgiving, even if rarely practiced. Through the years, many have spoken or written on the subject. Here are some of their thoughts. More...

Effort pays off

On the 10-year anniversary of the implementation of quality deer management rules in Leelanau County, we’d like to say “thank you” to the small group of county hunters who pushed for the change and members of the Michigan Natural Re More...

Courts

86th District Court

Natasha I. Virtanen, 19, 1189 S. Pineview, Suttons Bay — Pleaded not guilty to domestic violence; bond continued; discretionary alcohol screenings; pretrial conference set for Nov. 30.  Robert T. Wagner, 50, 5368 E. More...

Magistrate Court

Ashley N. Fulk, 20, 16836 Almira Road, Lake Ann — No proof of insurance; $282 fines and costs.  Andrea N. Cano, 29, 108 W. 7th St., Northport — No proof of insurance; $282 fines and costs.  Derek M. Schaub, 22, 542 S. More...

 

P.J. Party on

Colleen Macaddino gets a new pair of pajamas about this time every year.  A longtime employee of Becky Thatcher Designs, Macaddino and her co-workers sport new jammies for the Glen Arbor Pajama Party, always held the day after Thanksgiving. More...

Appeal denied

Northport student gets own teacher to overcome autism

A long-standing case in which the parents of an autistic child sued the Northport Public School district for allegedly providing an inadequate education has ended with the U.S. More...

Honest, it’s home grown

THE POPP FARM near Omena grows some fine fruit — and some impressive meat. Bryan Popp shot this heavy and unusual whitetail buck on Sunday morning. More...

Sports

Leland five top Dream Team

The Leelanau Enterprise’s girls volleyball Dream Team could have been entirely clad in the purple and gold uniforms of Leland.  The Comets were that good — reaching the Class D quarterfinals for the second straight year.  More...

Anderson back on the court again — starting for Wagner

Dwaun Anderson’s collegiate debut was not what he had hoped for, but the former Suttons Bay standout is excited to be starting for Wagner College in New York City.  “It feels good,” the former Mr. Basketball said. More...

CHANTALKO N O PKA

Suttons Bay

Q. What are your personal and team expectations for this season? A. My expectations for this team are to continue to grow together and push each other to get better. 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

Taking exemptions away will get rich to pay taxes

To the Editor:   The so-called rich people and big corporations that pay little or no taxes do so by hiring tax lawyers and lobbyists to find ways to exempt most or all of their income from taxes.  More...

Back-biting at Northport can stop with new leader

To the Edtior:   Hallelujah! Finally the back-biting and accusations can stop! More...

Correction:

Information provided to the Enterprise last week by a Suttons Bay village official about outgoing Village Council president Larry Mawby was incorrect. Mawby was first elected to the village council in 2000 and became council president in 2002. More...

Columns

Issues of political letters, fairness, incompetency

A column

I’ve come to the conclusion that no policy is capable of extracting the venom from letters to the editor leading up to an election.  Maybe that’s just part of the American way. More...

GOP, Dems have postelection issues to resolve

At the national level in this post election euphoria you’ve heard all the usual clamor for bi-partisan cooperation. More...