February 28, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Apparent pot grower kills himself

The Leelanau County Sheriff’s Office found a sophisticated marijuana-growing operation in the in the basement of a Maple City residence after being called to an apparent suicide at the home.  More...

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Local News

Glen Lake women to hear pitch for botanical garden

Karen Schmidt of the Botanical Garden Society of Northwest Michigan will be the featured speaker at the Wednesday, March 6, meeting of the Glen Lake Woman’s Club.  More...

Yes to cuts, no to sequestration

Benishek also speaks on gun rights, dredging

U.S. House Rep. Dan Benishek stopped in Leelanau County last week as part of a trip through the west side of Michigan. He stopped at the Leelanau Enterprise office, where he was interviewed by Enterprise staff writer Alan Campbell. More...

Tribe OK’s 11 funding requests

Units of government and nonprofit organizations in Leelanau County will receive some $308,784 from the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians (GTB) in “2 percent” funding, tribal officials announced Tuesday.  More...

Life in Leelanau

Northport event unites all ages

More than 500 attended the ninth annual Northport-Omena Chamber of Commerce Winter Carnival Saturday at the Braman Hill Recreation Area.  There was a pretty good mix of young and old people, although many of the old folks participating in the ev More...

Knot Just a Bar sweeps broomball

Knot Just a Bar is not just any old broomball team.  How about five-time champs?  The Omena tavern guys Brent Hallett, Drew Mitchell, John Kehl, Jim Stander, Josh Rutila and John Gessner defeated Dobis P.R. More...

Centerville man’s truck plows right through winter

For getting through the toughest snow drifts, there’s no doubt that Gerard Belanger’s 1970 army jeep is the hands down winner.  Coming to a stop on icy roads? More...

Views

Uniformed trustee a poor spokesman for rate hike

We’ve watched public officials clarify which makebelieve “hat” they’re wearing when addressing possible confl icts of interest. Conflicts become less difficult to discern when they are exposed through a real uniform.  More...

Dinners help define county

Normally we would have joined residents from across the Peninsula Friday at the Lake Leelanau St. Mary fish fry.  Normally. But not last week. More...

Courts

86th District Court

Jude M. Nowinski, 36, 3541 S. More...

Magistrate Court

Magistrate, Norene D. Kastys   Sandra L. Sawyer, 46, 5145 E. Hohnke Road, Cedar — Expired registration, $162 fines and costs; no proof of insurance, $252 fines and costs; no proof of insurance, $250 fines and costs.  Theodore S. More...

 

Atlanta trips draw attention

Tiny Leelanau may be well represented at a Brownfield Redevelopment convention in Atlanta, GA, although the Board of Commissioners on Tuesday appeared ready to pull back county attendance.  More...

PURPLE TRIBUTE

  GLEN LAKE’S student section is up in arms during a free throw Friday in the Lakers’ Northwest Conference boys basketball championship win over Frankfort. More...

Sports

A CROWNING MOMENT

Glen Lake 53, Frankfort 51

Mike O’Brien missed a shot Friday night to stash away another Northwest Conference championship trophy.  But the 6-4 senior made the most of his second chance.  More...

Lakers pull off ‘program’ win, stun Glads

The Glen Lake boys basketball team upset unbeaten Traverse City St. Francis Tuesday night on its home court, 50-40.  “We’re flying high right now. It’s a great win,” Glen Lake coach Todd Hazelton said. More...

Glen Lake skiers place sixth in state meet

The Glen Lake boys and girls co-op ski teams both finished sixth in the Division 2 state finals at Marquette Mountain on Monday.  “It was a challenging year,” Glen Lake coach Mark Fisher said. 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

Young poacher’s plea deal disgusting

To the Editor:   More...

Change for senior services not so good

To the Editor:   More...

Hard to believe elected officials not on same page

To the Editor:   We live in the greatest country in the world, but sometimes you scratch your head and say “It is Hard to Believe” that our elected officials can’t seem to get on the same page.  More...

Columns

Spring break away from the snow not in my cards

A column

OK. More...

Survey says political divide in state widening

Who are we?  Anyone who has lived in this state for more than a month, has figured out that while all the governors like to call us “One Michigan,” as much as we would like to believe it is so, it is not so.  Despite our common More...

Leelanau Log

leelanau log

Real estate transfers recorded in county   Editor’s note: Due to a mix-up last week, some deeds were not published in the order in which they were recorded. This week’s list includes them.  Jan. More...