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Local News

Post office has no care packages

This is the first year in many that Lake Leelanau postmistress Sheila Schaub is not sending care packages overseas to men and women serving in the Armed Forces.  The only criteria is that they have to have ties to Leelanau County and they have t More...

Want to attend an editorial meeting?

Readers interested in learning how the Enterprise makes news decisions are invited to attend one of our weekly editorial meetings, which are held every Thursday at 9 a.m. More...

Leelanau’s ‘touchy feely’ stores offer alternatives to Black Friday

Enerdyne in Suttons Bay may be the ideal Christmas store for both little kids and big kids.  And the store’s Black Friday specials attracted a lot of smart grandparents who know that a science kit is a much better present than a sweater an More...

Life in Leelanau

Valentine takes year off to grow more

A Cleveland Township Christmas tree grower who has been part of the holidays for hundreds of families for three decades is closing up shop — at least for this season.  Nello Valentine, 71, hasn’t been squeezed out by his competitors More...

Lions Club U-cut one of few retail outlets

If you want to buy a Leelanau County-grown Christmas tree in Leelanau County this year, you will likely have a harder time than in years past.  More...

County Cuisine

Blu offers unbelievable holiday treat

Sugar cookies are a classic during the holidays, and Chef Randy Chamberlain of Glen Arbor’s Blu has sent us a deliciously unique twist on an old favorite. More...

Views

our opinion

County pressed to meet senior needs   No government program can be everything to everyone, regardless of their age. More...

It’s almost time to shop and fill my Christmas list

Throughout the year I see all sorts of stuff that would make great gifts for everyone on my list. More...

Courts

Magistrate Court

Magistrate, Norene D. Kastys   Charles D. Kesner III, 45, 17068 Fowler Road, Lake Ann — Seat belt violation; $200 fines and costs.  Daniel D. Metcalf, 43, 540 S. St. Joseph St., Apt. More...

 

Leelanau toy collection faces shortfall

Organizers of the annual Toys for Tots campaign in Leelanau County say they’re concerned that the county’s neediest children may not receive  Christmas presents unless more residents step up and donate toys.  More...

Monica Anderson hitting new heights when killed

Monica Anderson loved life. The 33-year-old former Peshawbestown resident had recently changed her lifestyle, lost 50 pounds and encouraged others to take charge of their lives and “eat healthy.” More...

Marine drops big buck before reporting to help Toys for Tots program

A marine reservist from Leelanau County who is due to report to Kalamazoo next week to help with the Toys for Tots program had a most enjoyable Thanksgiving.  But Ben Bakker, hunting on his family’s farm in northern Suttons Bay Township, w More...

Special Sections

Sports

G-A player a national champ

Marshall McCurties came home for Thanksgiving to visit with family and friends in Glen Arbor.  And to brag a little about being a senior member of the USA Rugby 7’s Division II national championship team at Principia College.  More...

Norsemen tip-off new year with high hopes

The Suttons Bay boys basketball team may be the best team in the county, perhaps even the Northwest Conference.  Only time will tell.   More...

Comets start new year young but experienced

The Leland girls basketball team is preparing to defend its Class D district championship, although you have to pardon the Comets if they still had volleyball on the brain when they started the new season last night against Northport.   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

VonVoigtlander is doing a good job as village president

To the Editor:   I would like to respond to some of the recent letters to the Leelanau Enterprise.  Barb VonVoigtlander was elected president of the Northport Village Council, but there is a small, very vocal group of nit-pickers that just More...

Corrections:

The nonprofit Northport Youth Sailing School will “pay for everything,” involved in the proposed construction of an additional storage building at the G. Marsten Dame Marina, however, the village would own the new storage building. More...

Shame on the Northport Council

To the Editor:   After 32 years teaching students to uphold their constitutional rights, obey laws meant to protect the people, and present “legal facts” targerting violators while upholding the truth, I find the Northport Village Co More...

Columns

Snyder up 14 in early survey, but will it stand?

Next Thanksgiving, either Rick Snyder or Mark Schauer will be smiling around the family dining room table. Mr. Schauer could be governor-elect or Mr. Snyder will dust off his governor title for another four years.  More...

Leelanau Log

leelanau log

Real estate transfers recorded in county   Nov. 14  The Dan L. Bohlmeyer Trust to Dan L. Bohlmeyer, one lot, Second Nabawnaga Shores, Suttons Bay Township.  Dan L. and Charlotte A. More...