December 4, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

New ‘Loaf owner is familiar

Wickstrom officially signs off; Polselli takes over

Sugar Loaf Resort finally has a “new” owner.  The long-shuttered ski resort’s new owner is a corporate entity formed in Nevada in 2012 known as “Rock Investment Advisors, L.L.C.”  The only person believed to be More...

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Local News

St. Andrews church announces Advent services

St. Andrews Presbyterian Church in Beulah has announced its Advent calendar of services.  A Christmas Gathering is set for 6 p.m., Friday. On Sunday, a Lessons and Carols Service will be held at 10:30 a.m.  On Dec. More...

Toys for Tots donations fall behind

The coordinator of the annual Toys for Tots campaign in Leelanau County said toy collections are falling behind, and she is appealing for help.  More...

LCN needs votes for grant

Leelanau Christian Neighbors has been accepted as a contestant in the national Food Pantry Holiday Makeover sponsored by the Walmart Foundation.  The contest challenges 150 food pantries in the United States to inspire support to vote for them i More...

Outdoors

Glen Lake freezes ahead of time but warm temps on way

Ice fishing in November

Goodbye polar vortex, hello El Niño.  November was a bruiser, but December is promising milder temps and less snow.  According to data obtained by a Maple City spotter for the National Weather Service, November had an average temperature of More...

4-H ski program deadline Dec. 19

The Leelanau 4-H Youth Program is accepting registrations for the annual 4-H Ski and Snowboard Program.  Held at The Homestead near Glen Arbor, the program is open to youth in grades 1-12.  Beginners as well as advanced skiers and snowboard More...

SUCCESSFUL HUNTERS

Deer taken late in firearms season

By at least two accounts, the firearms deer season was slow in its earliest days.  But it eventually improved dramatically for Ken Popp, who on Nov. 25 downed a mature 8-point on his family’s farm near Omena. More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

Leelanau County Calendar of Events

Organizations wishing to have their public events listed in this calendar can email Patti Brandt at patti@leelanaunews.com or call The Enterprise, 256-9827, before 5 p.m. Friday.   TODAY  9:30-10:30 a.m. More...

Letters

No same-sex marriages

To the Editor:  My point of view.  Hate the sin not the sinner.  Union is between a man and a woman.  Two humans of same sex can not reproduce.  As for me and mine,  We will serve The Lord.  Joshua 24:15  A sam More...

Virtual students choose Suttons Bay and count

To the Editor:  More...

Barack Obama for town council?

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Courts

13th Circuit Court first to go paperless

The 13th Circuit Court is now totally paperless, making it the only court in Michigan that mandates that all documents be filed electronically.  The transition to a paperless system started in 2008 and was completed last year.  That was jus More...

Wyoming man gets 9 months in jail for probation violation

Ryan A. Sova, 30, was sentenced in 13th Circuit Court on Monday to serve nine months in jail for violating his probation on a conviction of felony drunken driving.  More...

Lake Leelanau man arrested for bond violation in domestic case

Leelanau County residents had a pretty quiet holiday weekend, but on Monday a Lake Leelanau man was arrested in Grand Traverse County on Monday for violating his bond conditions on an October domestic violence case, according to reports from the Leel More...

 

Reflecting upon response to School of Choice story

our opinion

When one story draws the level of ire and anger directed at the Leelanau Enterprise during the past week, it’s time for our editorial staff to stop, take a step back and reflect.  Take a breath, and reflect again.  And again.  More...

Petition filed to try teen as adult

Judge: Tape shows vehicle 3 feet in air

Tyler LeVeque, 17, may be tried as an adult for the August accident in Centerville Township that caused the deaths of two people.  Leelanau County prosecutor Joseph T. More...

Sports

Leland girls have fitting end to fall

The winter sports season officially started this week in Leelanau County, but let’s not forget the incredible finish last week of the fall season. It left a lasting impression.  More...

Photo

GLEN LAKE’S Alex LaCross, left, and McKenna Turrill (15), tie up Sarah Carney of Traverse City St. Francis in Tuesday’s girls basketball opener at Glen Lake. See story and more girls basketball results on Page 14.   More...

Suttons Bay girls return with nucleus and high hopes

Suttons Bay made it to the Class D district girls basketball finals last year and hopes to be in the running again this season.  “I feel good about where we’re at right now,” Norseman coach Todd Hursey said. More...

Life in Leelanau

HOLIDAY FUN – RAISERS

Leland Library offers puzzles and books

Crossing a few names off the gift list while helping to raise money for a local library may be just the ticket to spreading some holiday joy this year.  The Leland Township Library is holding its first-ever puzzle and game sale from 10 a.m. More...

Christmas cookies galore at Friendship Center

Mary Bush loves Christmas cookies, but the Suttons Bay businesswoman doesn’t have time to bake all of her favorites.  So the co-owner of the Business Helper decided a couple years ago to organize a Cookie Extravaganza as a way to get all o More...

Blu offers thin, crispy cookie

Randy Chamberlain, head chef of Glen Arbor’s Blu, brings us this cookie recipe that is as delicious as it is unique. Tuile, in French, means tile, which speak to this dessert’s thin and crispy design. More...

Views

Feeling betrayed in coal country

I got my hair cut in Vansant, Va., on Saturday morning. More...

Correction:

Eva Grobbel was incorrectly identified last week’s Enterprise sports story about Leland’s 15-0 record win in the Class D state semifinals. We regret the error.   More...

Heard around Leelanau

“Who’s going to want to be a police officer if when you burp, it’s on video?”  — Leelanau County sheriff Mike Borkovich, responding to calls to require local deputies to wear body cameras that would be turned on whi More...

Leelanau Log

Real estate transfers recorded in county

Nov. 21  Kenneth Morris, Trustee of the Kenneth and Fay Lucille Morris Trust to Brian L. and Renee Zimmerman, Section 36, Elmwood Township ($30,000).  Roberta Kyselka to Roberta Kyselka Living Trust, Section 28, Elmwood Township  More...

New assumed names filed in county

Applied Creations; 9880 E. Avondale Lane, Traverse City — By Dave Palchak, 9880 E. Avondale Lane, Traverse City.  Lake Leelanau Self Storage; 300 & 310 W. Phillip St., Lake Leelanau — By Andrea and Chris Schaub, P.O. More...

Marriages performed

Peter M. Miller and Melissa I. Bidoul — Dec. 3 in Suttons Bay.   More...