November 28, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Warrant issued for Sugar Loaf’s Smith

A California judge has issued a warrant for the arrest of Eneliko “Liko” Sean Smith — the man who claims he now owns Sugar Loaf Resort.  More...

Local News

Irwin thankful for new lung

Bill Irwin will be having his turkey dinner through an IV this Thanksgiving.  But that’s OK.  He and his family say they have a lot to be thankful for this year — most of all for the gift of life given to Irwin from a very gener More...

County revisits grant policy; won’t consider non-profits

The “2 percent” controversy continued last week at the monthly meeting of the Leelanau County Board of Commissioners, which voted 4-3 to stop passing grant requests from nonprofi t groups to the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa More...

New appraisal restarts process to put former County Seat on market

Leelanau County is on the verge of once again trying to sell 2.1 acres along the Leland River that was once home to the County Seat.  More...

Life in Leelanau

Ageless wonders

Lund’s secret — exercise, eating right and friends

Eloise Lund has discovered the secret to longevity, and any doctor will tell you — her secret is not really a secret.  Lund eats lots of fruits and vegetables. She exercises, and spends time outdoors. More...

Shaffran, 84, leaving zoning work behind

A fixture in Cleveland Township government for more than three decades, zoning administrator Ruth Shaffran announced recently that she will retire at the end of the year.  More...

County Cuisine

WAG offers Italian chicken dish

Chicken marsala is a long-time classic that brings back memories for many, which makes it a perfect fit for this week’s County Cuisine. More...

Views

our opinion

Thanksgiving blessing   Thanksgiving in Leelanau County has changed somewhat over the past 50 years. We refer to the Nov. 21, 1963, issue of the Enterprise for an overview:  More...

Republicans' new manifesto hard to digest

Republicans can’t remember the last time they’ve had this much fun watching Mr. Obama sinking deeper into his self-imposed ACA hole. More...

Extreme weather will occur more often

Hurricane Sandy and Typhoon Haiyan were unprecedented storms in weather history, but neither was really a surprise. More...

Leelanau Log

leelanau log

Real estate transfers recorded in county   Oct. 30  Bulkley Management LLC to Katharine G. Bulkley, two lots, First Addition to Northport Point Resort, Leelanau Township.  The Revocable Living Trust of Gail M. Evans to the Keith O. More...

Business leaders push holiday ‘shop local’ theme

Especially during the holiday season, the owners of Leelanau County’s diverse array of shops and leaders of local chambers of commerce all agree — it’s important to shop locally.  For some, the term “local” might me More...

Communities plan holiday events

Business communities around the Leelanau Peninsula are offering holiday parties and deals in efforts to entice county residents to Christmas shop locally.  More...

Home sales hit mark

Leelanau County home sales have hit the roof — or to be more precise, the ceiling established last year — and blasted through.  Existing home sales in 2013 through October established a year-round record with a volume of $120.2 milli More...

Special Sections

Sports

Leland 5 head of the class

The Leland girls volleyball team had five players on the Leelanau Enterprise Dream Team announced today.  More...

Volleyball Dreamteam

Full Story

Resilient Comets end season in D semifinals

The Leland girls volleyball team failed to pass a difficult test fromWaterford Our Lady of the Lakes in the state semifinals last week, but the Comets received nothing but high marks from their coach.  More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

coming events

TONIGHT  5:30 p.m. — Alcoholics Anonymous: Primary Purpose Group; St. Michael’s Church basement, 315 W. Broadway St., Suttons Bay.  7 p.m. More...

Letters

Global warming folks have been wrong at every turn

To the Editor:   The global warming true-believers have told us for years that the worldwide temperature is escalating at an alarming rate, but there has been no warming for the past 15 years.  The global warming true-believers predicted a More...

Woolsey Airport hunting ban not justified

To the Editor:   I think banning hunting at Woolsey Airport is wrong. More...

Removing Benishek, Franz would save lives

Afghanistan/Iraq wars kill and injure people. Hurricanes/tornadoes kill and injure people. The ACA saves lives and help the injured. More...

Columns

A column

In government, means does not justify end

About 30 years ago I represented a different community at a press conference hastily organized by the Holly Village Police Department to explain why and how a person was shot while being pursued for breaking into a building.  More...

Courts

86th District Court

Glenn F. Bronson, 52, 1033 W. More...

Magistrate Court

Eligio P. Reyes, 58, 2306 Nish Nah Bah, Suttons Bay — No proof of insurance; $30 fines and costs.  Timothy P. Chapman, 52, 1175 E. Kasson, Maple City — Impeding traffic; $145 fines and costs.  Dalton S. Thompson, 18, 750 N. More...

13th Circut Court

Two men were sentenced by Judge Philip E. Rodgers Jr. in 13th Circuit Court on Monday. They are:  • Thomas F. More...