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Ten county students earn honors at Northwestern Michigan College

Ten students from Leelanau County earned spots on the dean’s list at Northwestern Michigan College for classes taken over the summer.  Those students are Richard Deering, Scott Grant, Jesse Gulley, Anna Lau, Stephen Nesbit, Miriam Owsley, More...

Corrections:

Christopher A. Baldyga, 51, 19268 Cedar Run Road, Traverse City, was arraigned on charges of drunken driving, third offense. Information from the 86th District Court had incorrectly named 36-year old Christopher L. Baldyaga as having been arraigned. More...

‘COG praised for efficiency, good work

Although Workforce Development Board chair David Adams was not asked to speak Tuesday on behalf of the Northwest Michigan Council of Governments (COG) organization, he was ready.  More...

Life in Leelanau

Snappy cider from scratch

The same delicious fall drink that complements doughnuts so well has taken off in Leelanau County in another form: hard cider.  Tandem Ciders and Good Neighbor Organic, the county’s two cideries, were among the more than two dozen entities More...

Stompede through the vineyards — plain fun on the run

Vintner Tony Ciccone of Bingham Township was busy directing traffic outside his home Saturday morning where more than 900 people showed up to participate in the 13th annual Harvest Stompede.  More...

County Cuisine

WAG offers special salad dressing

Salad dressing: Two words that strike fear into the hearts of many a home cook.  More...

Views

our opinion

Northport must heed Open Meetings Act

We hope that Northport Village Council’s dedication to the state Open Meetings Act improves following a letter sent by the county prosecutor threatening legal action should another violation occur.  We’re not so sure given village Pr More...

A column

Rendezvous was tiring, but well worth the effort

I’m tired. More...

Bill would end corporate secrecy

In August, I led a bipartisan group of Senate colleagues in introducing a bill to combat terrorism, money laundering, tax evasion, and other wrongdoing aided by use of U.S. corporations with hidden owners.  More...

Leelanau Log

leelanau log

Real estate transfers recorded in county   Aug. 23  David S. and Janette C. Castignola to Deborah A. Rutzen, one unit, Woodstone Condominium, Glen Arbor Township, (valuation affidavit filed).  More...

Government center hosts informational meeting on sustainable development

“Private Property Rights, Sustainable Development and Agenda 21” is the title of an informational meeting tonight at the county government center in Suttons Bay Township.  More...

TC man, 27, charged in car/pedestrian accident

A Traverse City man was arraigned in 86th District Court on Friday on several charges — including drunken driving — after hitting a 14-year youth and mashing him into a guardrail in Leland during Labor Day weekend.  More...

Second infant death recorded in county

The Michigan Department of Human Services is investigating the death of a 10-month-old boy Monday at a home in Solon Township.  It is the second death of an infant in the county in the past six weeks.  More...

Council retained

Questions linger about regional ‘COG’s’ activities

A county commissioner’s request for information about the inner workings of a regional governmental organization has evolved into reports about the common good performed by the organization, more questions about bonuses provided its workers &md More...

Sports

Freshman addition helps G-L golfers stay on course

Freshman Nichole Cox has been a welcome addition to the young and upstart Glen Lake girls golf team this fall.  What’s not to like when a freshman who walks on and leads the team by example.  “It is great to have a strong No. More...

County tennis team continues to make net gains; beats Cadillac JV

The Leelanau County tennis team is off to a 2-0 start, but don’t expect the co-op, co-ed team to rest on its laurels.  The netters defeated Cadillac’s junior varsity on Monday, 5-3.  “It was a well-earned victory,” c More...

Norse look for first win; to visit Kingsley

Suttons Bay may have saved its best for last, but its worst was too much to overcome in a 26-7 loss Friday to Kalkaska that started with a 19-0 first quarter deficit.  Now the Norsemen have their backs against the wall in their goal of getting i 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.  10 a.m. More...

Letters

Seniors have little say in county changes

To the Editor:   Who decided to change the senior newsletter? Was it due to cost? Everyone I know liked the colored style. Obviously the senior community has little to say regarding the direction the LCSS is going.  More...

LCN thankful of Backpack program support

To the Editor:   Congratulations to the Suttons Bay- Leelanau County Rotary for their successful fundraiser on Saturday night at the VFW Hall.  We’ll let them share the details but we just wanted to thank them publicly for doing this More...

Enterprise did great job reporting on fracking

To the Editor:   More...

Columns

No quick fix ahead for roads or schools

It’s been almost two years since the always upbeat Gov. Rick Snyder told a standing room only crowd that it was time to spend $1.2 billion a year to fix the roads. More...

Courts

86th District Court

Shawn K. More...

Magistrate Court

Magistrate, Norene D. Kastys   James S. Bensley, 53, 440 W. 11th St., Traverse City — Speeding 60 mph in 55 zone; reduced from 73 mph; $120 fines and costs.  Melinda A. More...