July 24, 2014 RSS feed / Local News

Home sales take off again

Housing sales in Leelanau County shook off all signs of a slowdown in June, topping $15 million to keep up with the record pace set during the first six months of 2013. More...

Toilets, building sought by school for Hancock

Plans for an expanded concession area and public toilets at Hancock Park were reviewed this week by the Leland Board of Education. More...

‘Pickleball’ group moves forward

An effort to construct pickleball courts at Herman Community Park in Suttons Bay Township got a boost yesterday morning during a special meeting of the Township Board. More...

County looks to utility changes

Commissioners have approved two cost-cutting measures for utilities that should help the county’s bottom line in years to come. More...

Bingham to spend $7,000 to improve Hendryx Dr. on Lee Point

Bingham Township will spend $7,000 to improve a portion of Hendryx Drive on Lee Point following action by the Township Board at its regular monthly meeting Monday evening. More...

Library expands ice cream social

Leland Township Library is expanding its patron appreciation ice cream on the lawn event Friday, Aug. 8, to include music, lunch and a children’s reading program drawing. More...

St. Mary shines in Merit Exam

St. Mary students fared well on the Michigan Merit Exam (MME) taken in March. “It’s really the only test where we can compare apple to apples with other schools in the area,” Principal Megan Glynn said. More...

Leland author releases CD

Leland resident Scott Craig has released a CD based on tales told in his book, “The Story Next Door.” And Craig has the voice for it. More...

Fly-in, breakfast, band and more planned at Woolsey

The Northport Lions Club Fly -In, Drive-In event will take place from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at Woolsey Memorial Airport. More...

Correction:

One of the national awards was omitted and another was incorrectly identified in the Enterprise story about the Better Newspaper Contest sponsored by the National Newspaper Association. More...

Close-up home inspection

Two women who wanted to look over a home for sale took an unusual route in trying to lower the property’s value. More...

S-B creates downtown authority

The Suttons Bay Village Council this week moved ahead to form a Downtown Development Authority (DDA), although most neighboring units of government won’t be joining in. More...

Leland class hosts cyclists

Leland High School’s Class of 2015 played host last week to 450 bicyclists participating in the Michigander Bike Tour sponsored by the Michigan Trails & Greenways Alliance. More...

Inland Seas set for boat festival

An old tradition will return to the Suttons Bay waterfront on Saturday. The Inland Seas Education Association (ISEA) will host a Great Lakes Celebration and Classic Boat Show from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. More...

No races for school board seats

There will be no races for school board candidates in the November General Election. Three of the four county school districts had the same number of candidates for seats on their respective Boards of Education. More...

Empire to build courts on club land

The Empire Village Council on Tuesday evening approved a $48,067 bid from Ron Brown & Sons Inc. of Bear Lake for tennis courts, though pickleball courts are on hold for now. More...