December 12, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Pressure mounts on Sugar Loaf

Leelanau County Construction Code Authority head Steve Haugen said that a deadline has passed for anyone claiming ownership of Sugar Loaf Resort to contact him. He was seeking a warrant this week to enter the resort to document its condition.  More...

Sports

Lakers lose tough battle with Elks

Glen Lake tuned up for its Northwest Conference and home opener tonight with Buckley by battling Elk Rapids down to the wire Tuesday.  The Lakers, who fell 32-30, faced an uphill battle after trailing 20-15 at the half and falling back by eight More...

Shorthanded Bulldogs pull off win

The Traverse City Bulldogs had a couple girls basketball players on a mission Friday night.  So the rest of the Bulldogs took care of their own commitment, beating Marion at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton gym, 47-31.  More...

NW teams prep for the hoop Challenge

County boys basketball teams are preparing for the Northwest/Lake Michigan Conference Challenge Saturday at Kingsley.  Leland battles Charlevoix at 2:30 p.m., Suttons Bay takes on Harbor Springs at 4:15 p.m. 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

Martinsons deserve thanks for new angel lights

To the Editor:   I know I speak for all the residents of Lake Leelanau in thanking Martinson Funeral Home in Suttons Bay for underwriting the cost of the new angel lights which adorn downtown Lake Leelanau.  More...

Kudos for Northport (club) exposure

To the Editor:   Kudos and thanks to the Leelanau Enterprise and particularly to investigative reporter Mike Spencer for the scrutiny being given to Northport Village Council (The Club) activities.  More...

Editorial should be read by every voter

To the Editor:   Today’s editorial (12/5/13) should be a reading assignment for every voting age citizen in this county. Right on!  Mary Lyons  Gills Pier Rd  Northport   More...

Courts

86th District Court

Clara L. Shananquet, 28,12143 Norris Road, Suttons Bay — Failed to appear for arraignment on charges of driving on a suspended license, driving with a forged/altered/false ID; bench warrant issued; bond set at $100.  More...

Magistrate Court

Magistrate, Norene D. Kastys   More...

Leelanau Log

leelanau log

Real estate transfers recorded in county   Dec. 2  David Noel to the David Noel Trust, Section 31, Leland Township.  Joseph A. and Linda L. Hughes to themselves, Section 34, Kasson Township.  Michael T. and Mary K. More...

 

Winter gets earliest start in years

Yvonne Groves’ phone has been ringing off the hook.  Groves, co-owner of Timberlee Hills in Elmwood Township, has been fielding questions from tubers anxious to make their first run down the former ski slope as the lake effect snow machine More...

MOM CASSIE

Burda of Suttons Bay and her youngest son, Cooper Burda, were among the first to try out the newly-frozen skating rink last weekend in Suttons Bay. More...

Leland firefighters get $82,700 in back wages

Leland Township firefighters will be paid some $82,700 that is owed to them in standby pay for the last two years.  More...

Special Sections

Local News

S-B students donate food

Elementary students from Suttons Bay have collected more than 1,000 pounds of food for the food pantry run by Leelanau Christian Neighbors.  More...

Corrections:

Due to incomplete information provided the Enterprise, Sarah Schaub’s name was not included in a recent listing of student scholars from St. Mary School. Schaub earned a spot on the honor roll.  * * *  More...

Retirements, resignations create changes in Suttons Bay school staff

Early retirement incentives for three teachers were approved this week by the Suttons Bay Board of Education.  More...

Life in Leelanau

Celebrating Christmas on a high note

THE LEELANAU Community Choir performs “The Magical Songs of Christmas” Sunday at the Suttons Bay Congregational Church. More...

Holiday songs weren’t always extolled

Christmas, perhaps more than any other holiday, is celebrated in song.  That hasn’t always been the case. In fact, at one time in history, you could be fined or arrested for singing Christmas carols.  More...

Concert-goers, singers enjoy special music

They sang a dozen songs to help Leelanau County folks get in the Christmas spirit.  It didn’t take that many.  The Leelanau Community Choir’s Christmas Concert Sunday was a hit from the beginning with “Carol of the Bells.& More...

Views

our opinion

Monica’s loss shared by family, all of Leelanau   Monica Anderson continues to be remembered in many ways — devoted mother, Native dancer, outgoing and artistic — but all of the descriptions come down to one fact.  More...

Lessons all can learn from Christmas fire that burned in 2012

At 1:20 a.m. last Christmas morning, I was awakened by the always overly sensitive and annoying device on the ceiling outside my bedroom. I jumped from my bed, ran for the towel and prepared to wave at the noisy beast. More...

Columns

A column

Reporter scared by guns opines on Constitution

Does anyone really give a rip what Leelanau Enterprise reporter Eric Carlson thinks about firearms and the 2nd Amendment to the U.S. Constitution? More...

Snyder’s road fix plan still a pothole today

If the cartoon characters Mr. More...