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Crystal clear sailing

Teenage sailboat racer Aaron Kyotiki of Honolulu, Hawaii was amazed. “Look at how crystal clear this water is,” he shouted as he and two crewmates launched their Interlake sloop at the Elmwood Township Marina on Tuesday morning. More...

Prep sports are back ... and some final spring thoughts

Hard to believe but high school athletes start practice next week. Football begins Monday and the rest of the fall sports start practice next Wednesday, Aug. 13. First games for some sports start Wednesday, Aug. 20. More...

Fleis Education Fund golf scramble Aug. 16

The sixth annual Ed & Irene Fleis Educational Fund Golf Outing will be held Saturday, Aug. 16 at Sugarloaf the Old Course in Cedar. The 18-hole event is a four-person scramble. More...

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coming events

TODAY 9 a.m.-1 p.m. — Leland Farmer’s Market: Leland School. 10-11 a.m. — Overeaters Anonymous: 271-1060 for more info.; Leland Township Library, E. Cedar Street, Leland. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. More...

Letters

Children’s Center jars broken, post cards missing

To the Editor: We are writing from the Leelanau Children’s Center with a disappointing story. More...

A partial list of Obama’s undependability

To the Editor: The following is a partial list of Obama lies. Mr. Obama is not honest, trustworthy, dependable and does not have the American Spirit. • Will have the most transparent administration in history. More...

SB/Bingham library book sale a success

To the Editor: This past weekend saw another successful annual Friends of the Suttons Bay Bingham District Library book sale. A volunteer staff worked for the past year organizing the donated books and setting up the sale. More...

Courts

86th District Court

Chief Judge, Michael S. Stepka • Judge, Michael J. Haley • Judge, Thomas J. Phillips Ronnie A. Chalfant Jr., 34, 507 E. More...

Magistrate Court

Magistrate, Norene D. Kastys Benjamin R. Bartell, 21, 2956 Summerall Circle, Fort Eustis, Va. — Violation basic speed law; $130 fines and costs. Melissa M. More...

Leelanau Log

leelanau log

Real estate transfers recorded in county July 11 James R. Weckenbrock and Sharon M. Weckenbrock to Eric J., Gregory R. and Kristen L. Weckenbrock, two lots, Northport Point Resort, Leelanau Township. More...

Where have all the beaches gone?

Lake Michigan reclaims beaches

After several years of low water levels Lake Michigan is on the rise. But more water means less sand, so some Leelanau County beaches are losing ground. More...

Commissioners, road and county, keep seats

Incumbent county and road commissioners were big winners Tuesday in the Primary election. Jean I. Watkoski won the Republican nomination for the county commissioner’s seat she has held since 1997. More...

 

Local News

Husband, expectant father fights leukemia

John and Amanda Jackson of Lake Leelanau are anticipating the birth of their first child. They are also fighting cancer. More...

Antique appraisal comes to S-B

The Suttons Bay-Bingham Friendship Community Center will host an antique appraisal fair on Tuesday, Aug. 19. Doors will open at 10:30 a.m. with appraisals beginning at 11 a.m. and continuing through 3 p.m. More...

Correction:

A story in last week’s Leelanau Enterprise included figures provided by the county Clerk’s office that greatly inflated the rise in number of registered voters in Leelanau County. More...

Life in Leelanau

Woman, 82, writes children’s book on Northport Point

Lucy Hazlegrove isn’t well known outside the Northport Point community. But that could soon change. More...

St. Mary Church turns 150

It’s been 150 years since St. Mary Church started in a small log cabin built on donated land. That birthday will be celebrated with memories and a meal on the parish grounds next Thursday,Aug.14,followinga6p.m.Mass. More...

County Cuisine

Distillery offers special cocktail

Mandy Moseler, Northern Latitudes Distillery owner/mixologist, brings us a refreshing summer cocktail recipe, this week. The distillery is located on M-204 in Lake Leelanau and is open seven days a week. More...

Views

our opinion

Voter gains mean more county clout First off, our apologies for not catching a glitch in the number of registered voters reported for Leelanau County before our story was published last week in print. More...

Old things can be cool, and impractical

I like old things, even though they don’t always like me. How could I not? Every morning I feel old. My joints are stiff. My parts are wearing out. I need lubricant in the form of a black cup of coffee to turn my motor over. More...

Heat’s on for refusing to sign no tax pledge

The GOP operative was anxiously standing at the entrance to the pipefitter’s training facility, trying to flag down exiting capitol scribes who had just covered the Mark Schauer roll out of his new economic blue print. More...