June 19, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Captains host vets

Veterans get free fishing trip

What started last year as a small group of friends going out for a day of fishing on the big lake has grown into an event that brought 45 veterans to the Fishtown docks yesterday for a welldeserved day of rest and relaxation.  Though if salmon a More...

Sports

Comets best on soccer pitch

The Leland girls soccer team raised the bar this season with a 22-3-2 record that included a Greater Northwest Conference championship and a Division 4 district title.  And there were at least five reasons why. More...

Lakers fall short in semis again

Pitcher Thomas Waning took time this week to reflect on a second straight Glen Lake baseball season that ended in the Division 4 state semifinals.  More...

Smoke, Endicott win M-22 Challenge

Jeff Smoke captured his third M-22 Challenge in four years Saturday, but the Granger, Ind. More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

coming events

TODAY  9 a.m. — Leelanau Clean Water: County Government Center; Suttons Bay.  9 a.m.-1 p.m. — Leland Farmer’s Market: Leland School.  9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. More...

Letters

County biennial Garden Walk

Once again the Little Garden Club of Leelanau County will hold its biennial Garden Walk on Wednesday, June 25, from 11 a.m.  More...

Trail not all the rave

To the Editor:   Not all of us are raving about the new bike trail ... I cannot imagine what it will be like if summer ever comes to Empire and Lacore Road.  Rosemary Friend  Lacore Rd, Empire   More...

Obama’s catchy catchphrase

To the Editor:   “It’s the right thing to do!”  Obama’s defiance of American Immigration Law is for principled humanitarian reasons?  More...

Courts

86th District Court

Chief Judge, Michael Stepka • Judge, Michael J. Haley • Judge, Thomas J. Phillips   More...

Magistrate Court

Magistrate, Norene D. Kastys   Gerald A. Shiffman, 57, 10120 W. Phillips St., Empire — Speeding 60 mph in 55 zone; reduced from 77 mph; $120 fines and costs.  Robin S. More...

Director cuts own days off in ‘remorse’

Documents obtained by the Leelanau Enterprise show that the Leelanau County equalization director has voluntarily docked herself four vacation days as evidence of “remorse” over emails she sent denigrating county Treasurer John A. More...

Septic inspections now required

Glen Arbor has become the first township in the county to require septic inspections for properties changing ownership.  And some hope they won’t be the last.  More...

Wanted: more students

An overall decline in student enrollment at county schools and across the state is not expected to abate in the near future.  The statewide prediction comes from a publication of the Citizens Research Council of Michigan (CRCM). More...

Special Sections

Local News

Northport plans deficit budget, but has ample money in reserve

A public hearing on the 2014-15 budget for Northport Public School has been scheduled for 7 p.m. Monday, followed by a special meeting at which the board will likely adopt a fiscal plan for the coming school year.  More...

our opinion

Thanks for decision in Leland fire project   More...

Polish and proud to keep up the traditions

My father has seven brothers and sisters. They all attended the Mattawan Consolidated School District downstate. Following in their footsteps, many of us in the next generation attended the school as well.  More...

Life in Leelanau

BUSY BEES at CHURCH

Leonard Kraitz has been mowing the lawn at St. Joseph Church since he was 14.  At age 70, the Cleveland Township man was pleased that 35 people turned out last week for a work bee at the long-shuttered church on Co. Rd. More...

Addition planned for historic Empire barn

The Billy Beeman barn in Empire will double in size this year, making more room to store and display the treasures housed by the Empire Museum.  The barn is about 900 square feet in size now, and an addition that is 24 feet wide by 44 feet long, More...

County Cuisine

Manor offers sweet breakfast food

Nancy Wright, owner of The Manor on Glen Lake, shares her delicious Oatmeal Apple Pancake recipe with us this week. Pancakes so good that you don’t even need syrup.   More...

Views

Become informed, then vote!

“The League of Women Voters is dedicated to ensuring that all eligible voters — particularly those from traditionally underrepresented or underserved communities, including first-time voters, non-college youth, new citizens, minorities, t More...

Lawmakers may find bumps in road at polls

On your mark. Get set. More...

Leelanau Log

leelanau log

Real estate transfers recorded in county   June 2  Hugh A. Willey to Hugh A. Willey Trustee of the Hugh A. Willey and Leona C. More...