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Suttons Bay businesses take tax fight to tribunal

The owners of five commercial properties in Suttons Bay Township claim they’re paying too much in property taxes and have taken their complaints to the Michigan Tax Tribunal in Lansing.  A spate of tax assessment challenges in one area of More...

Sports

THE CHAMPS

Leland turns back Norse

Leland captured its second straight district crown in Class D girls’ basketball Friday with a 57-32 victory over Suttons Bay.  “It’s exciting,” Leland coach Megan Munoz said of winning back-to-back districts. More...

Boys miss out on girls night

A column

It was girls night — the finals of the girls district basketball tournament — Friday night at St. Mary’s gym.  Kudos go out to Leland’s girls for winning the Class D tournament over Suttons Bay.  More...

Glen Lake girls no match for St. Francis in C tournament Girls Scoring Leaders

For the Glen Lake girls basketball team, it was one and done in the Class C district tournament.  There was no shame in losing to eventual district champ Traverse City St. Francis, but the 48-28 loss on Feb. 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

Equitable action needed after NASCAR crash

To the Editor:   In light of government action after the terrible school shooting in Connecticut, and looking at the recent horrendous crash at the Daytona Speedway which caused serious injury to over 20 people it’s obvious that the govern More...

Northport conflicts of interest in the eye of the beholder

To the Editor:   I just want to be certain that I understand this. The company that did the needs study for the Northport sewer, was also hired to design and build it. No conflict of interest there, ummm, OK ... I guess.  More...

Editorial attack disheartening

To the Editor:   For the record I was not wearing my fire department uniform at the Feb. 18 Bingham Township Board meeting — nor was I on duty. For you to make my attire, erroneously, the focal point of your column was frustrating.  More...

Courts

86th District Court

Mackenzie M. Vance, 21, 1223 Willow St., Traverse City — Pleaded guilty to unlawful use of license plate/ registration; sentenced to pay $200 in fines and costs.  Julio A. Southbird, 19, 10635 N. More...

Magistrate Court

Magistrate, Norene D. Kastys   Rachel M. Genereaux, 25, 3818 Ninatigo, Peshawbestown — Expired plates, $192 fines and costs; No proof of insurance, $282 fines and costs.  Gary L. More...

 

Federal cuts mean job losses at Lakeshore

An estimated 20 seasonal workers at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore (SBDNL) will have a shorter season and in some cases no season at all thanks to federal budget cuts.  The failure of Congress to adopt a 2013 budget by Friday is forcing More...

Suttons Bay couple stays in ‘touch’ after 70 years together

He was the president of their senior class. But she didn’t vote for him.  Who would have thought Bob and Betty Maynard of Suttons Bay Township would marry, let alone be celebrating their 70th wedding anniversary this week.  More...

Special Sections

Local News

Native American logos, mascots are wrong

Editor’s note: This article was submitted to the Enterprise and it is being published because it may be of interest to our readers.   More...

Leland man on talk show Tuesday

Retired television producer Scott Craig of Leland will appear Tuesday on a talk show recorded last month during a trip to Los Angeles.  Craig and his wife, Carol, visited the set of The Jeff Probst Show, of which his daughter, Amy Coleman, is th More...

Corrections:

Bingham Township Trustee Gary McGhee said he was not wearing his Suttons Bay-Bingham Fire and Rescue uniform at a recent township board meeting although he wore a department issued pager. More...

Life in Leelanau

Fun benefit raises cold hard cash

Some took a dip Saturday in north Lake Leelanau in the dead of winter, others went fishing.  Some took a Zumba class inside the Lake Leelanau VFW, others ate chili and hot dogs.  More...

Inaugural fish tournament nets big lake trout

Lake Leelanau’s Chris Alpers and Cedar’s Chad Nowak caught a 10-pound, 5-ounce lake trout Saturday on north Lake Leelanau using a minnow and dried cherry.  Then the two ice fishermen, who reeled in $500 and bragging rights in the ina More...

County Cuisine

WAG offers a simple dip to start meal

Executive Chef Stephen Blalock of Western Avenue Grill in Glen Arbor submitted this week’s recipe for smoked salmon paté, which makes a lovely appetizer to serve guests.  The WAG is open from 5-9 p.m. for dinner Monday thru Saturday. More...

Views

our opinion

Let market decide Timber Shores fate   We keep hearing rumors about the Timber Shores development. More...

Columns

Of smelt, lake levels, conflicts and forgiveness

A column

Having a life outside of being a newspaper man makes me privy to some things that I really don’t want to write about.  More...

No Dem front-runner in sight to out Snyder

They are dropping like flies. More...

Leelanau Log

leelanau log

Real estate transfers recorded in county   Feb. 15  Stephen H. Sutherland and Sishi L. Sutherland to Stephen H. Sutherland, Section 24, Elmwood Township.  Tammy J. More...