June 27, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Cherry industry smiling with tart cherry estimate

Cedar area cherry farmer Greg Williams sees a bountiful harvest ahead.  His 140 acres of red tart cherries in Centerville and Solon Townships were orchards counted nationwide in 58th annual crop estimate, which was released June 19 in Grand Rapi More...

Sports

Elmwood’s Inglis earns top state honor

Cody Inglis of Elmwood Township has been named one of the top high school athletic administrators in the state.  More...

S-B, Glen Lake third in state but ADs, staffs No. 1

Spring sports are behind us now. And what a spring season it has been.  The Suttons Bay golf team finished third in the state, just falling short in its quest to have a Leelanau County repeat state championship in Division 4 golf. The St. More...

Quartet leads St. Mary to solid season, top list on elite team

St. Mary fielded the best girls softball team in the county, the record will show.  So it’s not surprising that Roger Schaub’s squad also dominated the Enterprise’s second annual girls softball Dream Team.  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. — Wigglers Story Time for preschoolers: Leelanau Township Library, Nagonaba Street, Northport.  More...

Letters

Reflecting back on Bullwinkle’s silent fireworks show

To the Editor:   A long time ago when I was young, the TV networks produced programming for kids on Saturday that was really funny Ha Ha, not just funny strange. More...

Chamber will keep meeting local business needs

To the Editor:   More...

Come ride/walk in the Glen Haven/ Glen Arbor parade

To the Editor:   Everyone is welcome to our 50th year of the “Glen Haven to Glen Arbor 4th of July parade,” celebrating the foundation of the greatest country on earth.  Here is the way it works:  More...

Courts

86th District Court

Brooke A. Murphy, of Elk Rapids, was charged in 86th District Court with possession of marijuana and with drunken/ impaired driving. More...

13th Circuit Court

Chief Judge, Thomas G. Power Judge, Philip E. Rodgers, Jr.   More...

Magistrate Court

Jason L. Hunt, 38, 6308 Quail Run Road, Kalamazoo — Speeding 65 mph in 55 zone; reduced from 75 mph; $130 fines and costs.  Mary L. Pezza, 74, 1044 S. More...

Leelanau Log

leelanau log

Real estate transfers recorded in county   June 10  Rojola Holdings Inc. to Carolyn and Daniel Hobbs, Section 28, Elmwood Township, (valuation affidavit filed).  June 11  Walter M. and Beverly J. Gaudette to David L. and Julie A. More...

Happy campers

Survey looks at Lakeshore attitudes

Mike Smith and Scott Brooks of Macomb Township had no complaints about crowds after camping five days on North Manitou Island.  More...

BayView back on tax rolls

An Oklahoma-based mortgage speculation firm is now the owner of what was once the largest single residential development planned in Leelanau County – the BayView condominium project in the Village of Suttons Bay.  More...

Special Sections

Local News

Solstice Celebration nets more than $6,200

A loosely organized group of volunteers and musicians have been putting on monthly concerts at various venues to raise funds for their Empire Area Emergency Fund.  More...

Ehrenberger accepted at Naval Academy

Peter Ehrenberger, grandson of Rick and Kathy Ehrenberg of Lake Leelanau, has been accepted and received his appointment to the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md.  Ehrenberger, a 2013 graduate of Ann Arbor Huron High School, is the son of Scott Ehr More...

Corrections:

Brooke A. Murphy, of Elk Rapids, was charged in 86th District Court with possession of marijuana and with drunken/ impaired driving. More...

Life in Leelanau

Point of View

This bluff hike high-ly recommended

Editor’s note: This is third in a summer series of hands-on activities exploring Leelanau County. Next week we’ll try playing a hand of euchre in Suttons Bay. More...

Kids fishing pond gets unexpected help

Pete Taylor got some much needed help at the Veronica Valley Park Kid’s Fishing Pond last week.  The chairman of the Kids Fishing Day committee watched four inmates from the Leelanau County jail help with the Kids Fishing Day project by pu More...

S-B library starts summer programs

Teenagers and younger students are being invited to participate in a summer reading program with the Suttons Bay- Bingham District Library which is also offering a variety of special programs on Friday mornings.  Those who keep track of all the More...

Views

our opinion

2 percent grants need clarity, consistency   We have no way of knowing how negotiations are going to draw up a new agreement that divvies up Indian gaming money with the community.  But at this stage, any change would be an improvement.&nbs More...

Columns

A column

Our family’s visit with Larry the ‘nice’ guy

If you can be a judge of character after a 10 minute conversation, then Larry the Cable Guy isn’t hiding anything.  The Campbell family had that conversation in March, thanks to my wife. Deb doesn’t miss much.  More...

Petition drive started to make gay marriages legal

For those of you who like mixing politics and religion. More...

Why Leelanau Forum settled its environmental suit with Northport

On June 17th, the Leelanau Forum settled its long standing Michigan Environmental Protection Act (MEPA) lawsuit with Northport because it was in the best interest of the community to move the debate about the environmental impact of the Northport Sew More...