November 21, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

S-B floatilla tops record

Organizers of the Suttons Bay Floatilla2 were notified yesterday that they set a new Guinness World Record for the largest raft of canoes and kayaks on Aug. 31.  More...

Local News

Christmas cookies sought at center

The Suttons Bay-Bingham Friendship Community Center will host its annual “cookie extravaganza” from noon to 3 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 8.  More...

Haiyan family still without drinking water after typhoon

The family of a Glen Arbor area woman that rode out typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines is still without drinking water nearly two weeks after the record-setting storm.  Christy Wiesen said over the weekend her family, which includes her parents, More...

Fire station tango

County commissioners have history on their side should they continue to brush off overtures by Leland Township to purchase two county-owned, vacant lots next to the fire hall in Leland.  More...

Life in Leelanau

Students take the stage

Suttons Bay puts on Fools comedy

Suttons Bay Schools is presenting Fools, A Comic Fable by Neil Simon this weekend.  More...

Sky is the limit in Leland’s one-act play on flight history

Leland student Luke Klein is confident that when Icarus, the character he plays in this week’s production of Take the Sky, makes his infamous fall from grace Nate Schwarz will be there to catch him.  That’s how it works in rehearsals More...

County Cuisine

Trish’s offers sausage stuffed chops

There may be as many interpretations of stuffed pork loin recipes as there are chefs in the world, but Trish Kropp, chef-owner of Trish’s Dishes in Lake Leelanau, shared one of the best with us. More...

Columns

A column

Full of Christmas spirit early just isn’t like me

This empty nester is doing an about face.  Both my daughters will be home for Thanksgiving and for the first time ever — the Hubbell household will be putting up a Christmas tree before Dec. 1.  More...

Detroit mayor-elect’s trip to capitol without fanfare

The contrast could not have been more striking.  Whenever former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, a.k.a. More...

Leelanau Log

leelanau log

Real estate transfers recorded in county   Oct. 22  The Mary E. Schmuckal Revocable Inter Vivos Trust #1 to the Third Restatement of the Arthur M. More...

County pressures ‘Loaf

Leelanau County officials this week increased pressure on the owner of Sugar Loaf Resort — whoever that may really be — by taking a step that could lead to demolition of the defunct ski resort.  More...

Fire chief ‘settles’ for $65,000

Leland Township has agreed to pay its former fire chief Michael Fandel the sum of $65,000 in a settlement agreement.  In return, Fandel has agreed to release the township from further claims.  More...

Comets streak back to semis

Caitlin McKee was just a spectator the last time the Leland girls volleyball team not only reached the final four, but went on to beat Battle Creek St. Philip in a thrilling come-from-behind Class D state title victory.  More...

Special Sections

Sports

THEY’RE BACK!

Streaking Comets claim third straight regional

The Leland girls volleyball team had problems holding serve, but the Comets didn’t lose their grasp on a third straight Class D regional championship.  The Comets took three straight games to beat Bellaire last Thursday at Buckley.  More...

Leland reaches state semis

The Leland girls volleyball team ended the Class D quarterfinal match Tuesday against Mount Pleasant Sacred Heart on a little run that turned out big.  Coach Laurie Glass is hoping the fourth game comeback, from a 21-14 deficit to a 28-26 triump More...

Glen Lake athletes dominate fall sports Dream Team

The Leelanau Enterprise Dream Team for cross county, golf, football and tennis this fall includes 15 of the top athletes in their respective sports.  More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

coming events

TODAY  9 a.m. — Leelanau Clean Water: 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

Northport president should resign as leader of club

To the Editor:   In response to “Time to Stop Running Village like a Club.”  More...

Weekly section on Sugar Loaf would be a good read

To the Editor:   We have been subscribing to the Enterprise for 20 years. We like keeping up with the goings-on in Leland and surrounding areas, from afar. We currently live in Milwaukee.  More...

A tribute to George Anderson

To the Editor:   George Anderson of Northport died suddenly on Nov. 7, during a recess of our Canvass of the Elections of Nov. 6. He was currently chair of our Board of Canvassers and had been a member of the Board for many years.  More...

Courts

86th District Court

Daniel S. Lampinen, 33, 311 Maple St., Manistee — Pleaded guilty to allowing a person to drive on a suspending license; a charge of driving on a suspended license dismissed; to pay fines and costs of $285.  Danielle M. More...

Magistrate Court

Joseph Y. Boivin, 42, 9577 E. Walkabout Lane, Traverse City — Speeding 45 mph in 35 zone; reduced from 52 mph; $130 fines and costs.  Elizabeth M. Tiffany, 32, 8954 E. More...