October 3, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Snow on the way

So is Enterprise snowfall contest

David Priest is the new ‘snow Batman’ for the Leelanau Enterprise annual snowfall contest, which officially starts on Friday, Oct. 25. More...

Special Sections

Local News

Bishop Hebda takes on new assignment

Bishop Bernard Hebda, a “wonderful presence” in local parishes, has been appointed to a post in the archdiocese of Newark in New Jersey.  The Vatican made the announcement Sept. More...

Payout set at $575,000 to move developers off county property

You don’t have to get very far into a “buy and sell agreement” between the county and the would-be developers of the former county courthouse site in Leland before hitting the part that rubbed commissioners the wrong way.  Para More...

Elmwood signs agreement; what does ‘loophole’ mean?

Elmwood Township officials this week released terms of a settlement agreement between the township and Lakeview Hills Road property owner Frank Noverr who angered neighbors this summer by holding a series of parties on his agriculturally and resident More...

Life in Leelanau

GROWERS HOPPING ON THE HOPS

Leelanau County, known as the largest producer of red tart cherries in the country, is taking the lead in production of a new cash crop: hops.  “Leelanau leads the state in hop production in terms of acreage,” said Rob Sirrine, MSU c More...

By Patti Brandt Of The Enterprise staff

More than 2,700 people learned such things as how to manage vineyard pests, lower antibiotic residues in their dairy milk, and deal with anger in healthier ways in 2012 thanks to programs offered by the Leelanau County MSU Extension.  More...

County Cuisine

Trish’s offers savory pasta sauce

This week’s recipe comes to us from Trish Kropp, owner of Trish’s Dishes in Lake Leelanau. Tapenade is a term for an olive-based spread or sauce. It’s often used on sandwichesincluding the New Orleans classic muffaletta sandwich. More...

Columns

A column

I hope new healthcare plan is given a chance

During the time I had available to write this column this week, it was still unclear whether the U.S. Congress would succeed in keeping the federal government closed and the economy in peril. More...

Snyder’s advertising boastful and boosting

Gov. Rick Snyder is not a Democrat, although some far-righties are convinced he is, but that didn’t stop him from swiping a strategy that Democrat Barack Obama effectively used against Mitt Romney.  More...

Leelanau Log

leelanau log

Real estate transfers recorded in county   Sept. 4  Donald R. More...

 

GLASS HISTORY

ALISHA GLASS and her grandfather Larry stand proudly next to a display case ‘retiring’ the No. 7 volleyball jersey Glass wore at Leland. More...

Cold shoulder

Tourism grinds to halt for ‘shoulder’ season

Gail Purifoy had extra time to work in her yard this week.  She and her husband, Paul, both National Park Service employees, were furloughed Tuesday as a result of the federal government shutdown.  More...

Sports

Leland retires volleyball jersey worn by Glass

Leland officials last week retired the No. 7 volleyball jersey worn by arguably the best athlete in the school’s history.  But the No. More...

Football merger puts Glen Lake, S-B in different divisions

Glen Lake and Suttons Bay will be playing football next fall in a new mega league.  Last week, the Lake Michigan and Northwest conferences announced a merger for football only. More...

Glass in Instanbul playing pro volleyball

From Omaha, Neb. to Leland. Now it’s on Istanbul, Turkey.  Alisha Glass continues her dream to play volleyball for USA in the 2016 Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro by playing professionally for Istanbul-based Fenerbahce. 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

County planning departments are dinosaurs

To the Editor:   It was with great interest that I read a letter to the editor from Eric Winkelman, and ponder why have a planning commission and a planning department at the county level? Why the extra expense?  More...

Abortion Insurance Opt-Out petition drive huge success

To the Editor:   More...

No stadium but plenty of cornfields in Elmwood

To the Editor:   It was nice reading the article about Wuerfel Park’s success in the Sept. 12 issue. The Wuerfels are good, hard-working people and positive contributors to the area. Their success is well deserved.  More...

Views

our opinion

Another splashy entrance for Mr. Smith   Occasionally a couple old-timers get together to recall — with glee — the height of Sugar Loaf Resort.  More...

Michigan Renewable Energy mandate is unconstitutional

The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals recently decided a law suit between Michigan utilities, Michigan’s electric power regulatory agency and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. More...

There’s plenty of deer around but few bucks in Leelanau County

Too many bucks? I don’t think so. I have seen hundreds of deer since last hunting season and not one had a rack. (How many trophy bucks have you seen?)  More...

Courts

86th District Court

Leroy J. Hall, III, 18, 935 E. More...

Magistrate Court

Steven M. Wolf, 37, 884 Stoney Hill Ct., Wayland — Expired vessel registration; $128 fines and costs.  Andrew R. Schofield, 57, P.O. Box 410, Suttons Bay — No proof of insurance; $25 fines and costs.  David A. More...