February 7, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Conceal license interest kicks up

The number of Leelanau County residents applying for a license to carry a concealed pistol is expected to go up significantly this year.  According to attorney David Bieganowski of Traverse City, sign-ups for a firearms law and safety course he More...

Sports

Coach’s return sparks win streak for Wildcats

The Northport boys basketball team got more than a victory against visiting St. Mary Friday night.  The Wildcats got their coach back and a little confidence that their season just might not be for naught.  More...

Eagles soar to season’s 1st victory

The St. More...

Suttons Bay’s boys continue battling despite tough losses

The learning curve for the Suttons Bay boys basketball team has been steep.  The young Norse, who had been battling area teams down-to-the-wire but have few victories, lost their confidence completely this week in a 55-35 loss Monday at home to 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.  10 a.m.-noon — Leland Township Board Budget Workshop: Township office, Lake Leelanau.  11 a.m. More...

Letters

Township’s involvement in Timbershores risky

To the Editor:   More...

Obama’s actions not all that surprising

To the Editor:   Who’s surprised?  More...

Technology fails to deliver Governor’s SOS address

To the Editor:   How sad is this. I was unable to watch the Governor’s State of the State address on Jan. 16. I have been a Michigan resident for most of my life (73 years), and I have seldom ever missed a State of the State.  More...

Courts

86th District Court

Shyla R. More...

Magistrate Court

Katherine M. Tigges, 17, 4361 S. Center Hwy., Suttons Bay — Speeding; $115 fines and costs.  Michael D. DiGiovanni, 43, 11501 S. Ramblewood Dr., Cedar — Failed to yield; $95 fines and costs.  Robert P. Prevost, 53, 5083 E. More...

 

Sheriff news goes online

Looking for ‘Leelanau’s Most wanted?’ So is the Sheriff. Find list on Page 19

The Leelanau County Sheriff’s Office has set up, and a long-time officer is running, an online website to disseminate information and warnings to the public.  More...

Northport gets cut of wind sales

The Northport Village Council last week approved a second supplement to its site lease agreement with Leelanau Community Energy, LLC (LCE) in an effort to help the for-profit group of wind turbine investors’ bid for a $100,000 federal grant.&nb More...

Bay open; may stay that way

Ralph Steimel thinks West Grand Traverse Bay is on its way to freezing over for the first time in five years.  He should know. The avid fisherman, who later this month will turn 85, has seen plenty of freezes.  More...

Special Sections

Local News

Governor ticketed in accident

It seems everyone who knew Helen Milliken misses her terribly, especially her husband, former Michigan Gov. William G. Milliken.  More...

Snow has been timely, plentiful

By Amy Hubbell of the Enterprise staff

While it hasn’t been cold enough for the bay to freeze, temperatures overall have been plenty low enough to support outdoor activities.  And snow, which had been lacking, is now abundant.  As of Wednesday morning, the offi- cial snowf More...

Alcohol involved in weekend crashes

Alcohol was involved in three of four accidents reported to the county Sheriff’s Department over the weekend.  A 22-year-old Maple City man was injured early Monday when he rolled his vehicle on South Maple City Road near West Kasson Cent More...

Life in Leelanau

FAT chance before Lent

Baker busy with paczki orders

Last year was the first time that Tina Baker decided to try her hand at the traditional pre- Lenten paczki and she sold about 40 dozen of the Polish treat, traditionally served up on Fat Tuesday.  This year she expects to fill orders for nearly More...

Christians prep for time of prayer, penance, sacrifice and good works

Next week Christians all over the world will begin a 40-day period in which they prepare spiritually for the biggest religious holiday of the year — Easter.  Next Wednesday, Feb. More...

County Cuisine

Chimoski’s offers creamy pudding

Chimoski Bakery  of Suttons Bay   More...

Views

our opinion

New windmill lease better for village   Northport Village residents owe a thank you to council members who insisted that village interests come before those of investors in a wind turbine project already up and mostly running on village property More...

Columns

A little prayer can help get past difficult times

A column

The late Roy Taghon and I have at least one thing in common — he loved A&W Root Beer and so do I.  More...

Leading lady’s decision to play mom stuns Dems

That humongous thud you heard coming out of the Democratic camp was from the departure of Gretchen Whitmer from the race for governor.  Now what?  The race is wide open and not looking that impressive either.  More...

Leelanau Log

leelanau log

Real estate transfers recorded in county   Jan. 16  TBA Credit Union to Gary A. Hughey, Unit 2, Traverse Lake Resort Condominium, Cleveland Township, (valuation affidavit filed).  The Lucy M. More...