August 8, 2013 RSS feed / Local News

Historical group plans North Manitou island trip

The Leelanau Historical Society will once again set sail for North Manitou Island with a day trip on Tuesday, Aug. 20.  The historical society has been hosting this trip for more than 20 years.  More...

Road Commission creating mailbox rules

Guidelines for the construction of mailboxes in county road rights-ofway is in the works by the Leelanau County Road Commission. More...

Heritage Trail draws concern, suggestions

Empire Village residents showed up at an open house held last Thursday, Aug. 1, to get their first look — and give their input — on a transportation plan in the works for the village.  More...

Zonta Club’s wine, food pairing Friday

The Zonta Club of Leelanau County is holding its fifth annual wine and food pairing Friday at Brengman Brothers Crain Hill Vineyards.  Tickets for the 6 p.m. More...

Bingham planners give up allowing home businesses

The Bingham Township Planning Commission has suspended work on a proposed zoning ordinance amendment that might allow home businesses in the township’s residential district.  More...

Conservation District’s no-till drill helps small farmers

The Leelanau Conservation District is dedicated to helping all land users wisely manage the natural resources of Leelanau County. But you don’t have to tell that to Centerville Township farmer Dan Hubbell or Maple City’s Ken Carter. More...

Panel to discuss lake issues

Leelanau Clean Water and the Michigan Lake and Stream Association’s Region No. 9 will host a joint meeting focusing on three lake issues — septic systems, Cladophora and swimmer’s itch — next Thursday, Aug. More...

One bin for recycling now, except for glass

You wouldn’t know it by looking, but recycling in Leelanau County has become a little easier.  Since last month, there has been no need to sort paper and cardboard from metal and plastic for placement in separate bins at the county’s More...

Foster homes, parents needed in Leelanau

At any one time there are an average of 12 Leelanau County children in foster care.  But there are only eight licensed foster homes in the county — and half of those unavailable for longterm placement. More...

Brown bags inside

Children and teens in foster care have their basic needs met.  But they also need school supplies, funding for transportation and extras like dance lessons, music and summer camp.  Inside this week’s Enterprise readers will find a bro More...

S-B woman postmaster adjusting on the job

Linda Gurka is the woman in charge of Suttons Bay — at least when it comes to the mail.  The Suttons Bay postmaster started her career nearly 18 years ago in the Detroit area.  “I’m the person in charge,” she said. More...