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Mental health fallout

Elisabeth Urban is tired. More...

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County Catholics inspired by new Pope Francis

While Pope Francis officially began his ministry this week as the 266th pope, he can rest assured that Leelanau County Catholics are praying for his success.  More...

Northport Women’s Club first meeting April 2

The Northport Women’s Club will hold its first meeting of 2013 at noon Tuesday, April 2 at the North End Restaurant in Northport.  Janet Dickerson will present the program entitled “ Native Alternatives for Invasive Plants.”&nb More...

Cub Scout Pack 111 roundup April 2

Pack 111 will be holding its annual Cub Scout Spring Roundup on Tuesday, April 2 at 6 p.m. at the Lion’s Club Community building in Maple City.  Enrollment is open to all boys who will be entering first through fifth grades in the fall. More...

Life in Leelanau

leelanau log

Real estate transfers recorded in county   March 5  Gerald W. and Kathleen A. Emeott and Scott M. Emeott to Cherry View Farms LLC, Section 29, Bingham Township.  Donna Wares to Scott E. and Bonny B. Wares and Roger A. More...

Spring break kids on a mission

Suttons Bay group headed to Nicaragua

Fourteen students from Suttons Bay High School can forget about catching some rays on a warm beach or even catching up on their sleep over spring break this year.  Instead, they’ll be helping some of the world’s poorest students lear More...

Montessori’s MLK project lets students put dreams in writing

Students at the Leelanau Montessori Public School Academy have a dream ... sort of.  While most of them wish for things that embody the spirit of Martin Luther King Jr. More...

Views

our opinion

Toilets take the hit   “Where’s the bathroom?”  That’s the most-asked question by visitors to Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. Lake Michigan is hard to hide, as is about 70,000 acres of woods and fields. More...

Columns

Much ado about nothing on Sugarloaf’s anniversary

A column

With the sky threatening to dump tons of snow on us earlier this week, some person named Pat, who I don’t know from Adam, posted a notice on the “ Friends of Sugarloaf” page on Facebook.  More...

Filling Senate seat pure speculation at this point

Where to begin?  For the first time in a long time a column on the ins-and-outs over the mad scramble to fill the U.S. More...

Lakers, tears fall

Gretel Foglesong, drawing from all eight of her years of life, found it hard to believe that Glen Lake lost to Negaunee Tuesday night in the closest quarterfinal game played in the state.  “It’s because we win every game,” said More...

TEAR DROPS

BETTI BECK wipes a tear from her eye at the conclusion of the Glen Lake loss to Negaunee while Gretel Foglesong looks on in disbelief. Both Laker fans are 8. More...

Bingham Hall won’t be connected to Trail

A proposal to connect the Bingham Township Hall with the Leelanau Trail has been abandoned, and decades-old criticism about the Trail has resurfaced.  The Bingham Township Parks and Recreation Committee has withdrawn a proposal it brought forwa More...

Sports

Sisters share spotlight

Selecting the best half dozen girls basketball players in Leelanau County is no easy pickins’ one might say.  For the first time, the Enterprise staffers and a panel of experts couldn’t decide the final spot on the elite team between More...

A Night to Remember

Lakers rally from 7 down to victory

Got a second.  That’s all the 6-foot-3 junior Logan LaCross needed to save the day for the Glen Lake boys basketball team in the Class C regional championship game against Shelby last week.  More...

Playing like champs till the end

A column

I can’t tell you if Glen Lake’s 64-62 overtime victory to claim the Class C regional last week was the greatest comeback victory in Leelanau County sports history.  I haven’t been covering high school sports in this neck of nor More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

coming events

TODAY  9:30 a.m. — Leelanau County Gun Board: County Government Center, Suttons Bay.  10-11 a.m. — Overeaters Anonymous: 271-1060 for more info.; Leland Township Library, E. Cedar Street, Leland.  11 a.m. More...

Letters

Peplinski family thankful of festival benefit, support

To the Editor:   Jeff Peplinski and his family want to say thank you to Ronda Coleman for donating the proceeds of the Lake Leelanau Winter Festival to his benefit fund.  Jeff’s tumor has shrunk from 2.4x2.3 cm to 1.7x1.67 cm! More...

Corrections:

Randy and Amber Alsip have purchased On the Narrows Cottages. Randy was inadvertently omitted from last week’s Leland Township Planning Commission story. We regret the error.  * * *  More...

Follow the money

To the Editor:   More...

Courts

86th District Court

Jordan L. More...

Magistrate Court

Paula S. Meyer, 60, 4028 S. Lake Leelanau Dr., Lake Leelanau — Speeding 60 mph in 55 zone; reduced from 69 mph; $120 fines and costs.  Anne E. Racine, 29, 1325 S. More...