December 25, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Bowen resigns

Second resignation on three-member body Threemember body needs second replacement

Lee A. More...

Sports

Glen Lake can’t shoot past Manton

The Glen Lake boys basketball team is hoping to find its shot over the holiday break.  The Lakers shot only 20 percent last Thursday at Manton, falling 64-40 in the nonleague contest.  More...

Improved Wildcats off to 3-2 start

The Northport boys basketball team proved Friday that there’s no place like home.  The Wildcats ran off to a 16-8 first-quarter advantage against Cadillac Heritage Christian, thanks to a buzzer-beating fast-break dunk by 6-foot-8 Jacob Bro More...

St. Mary comeback stuns Northport

Nathan Kalchik knew the St. More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

Coming 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.   TONIGHT  More...

Letters

We don’t need two years of gibberish till next election

To the Editor:  More...

Backing away buys time to de-escalate an encounter

To the Editor:  More...

The reason for the Christmas season?

To the Editor:  This is how God showed His love among us:  He sent His one and only Son into the world that we might live through Him. I John 4:9 NIV.  Without Christ, there if no reason to celebrate the season.  More...

Columns

Looking Back…

5 YEARS AGO December 24, 2009   With winter tax bills now in hand, many property owners in Leelanau County and throughout Michigan are seeing an increase of about 4.4 percent over last year’s bill — the biggest oneyear property More...

Courts

86th District Court

David J. Priest, 28, 5717 N. Overlook Road, Northport — Pleaded not guilty to assault and battery; bond continued; requesting court-appointed attorney; pretrial conference set for Jan. 2.  More...

Magistrate Court

Brandyn D. Clark, 17, 10140 E. Grandview Road, Traverse City — Speeding 65 mph in 55 zone; reduced from 73 mph; $130 fines and costs; no proof of insurance; $25 fines and costs.  Krista S. Allison, 43, 2385 E. More...

Maple City woman pleads not guilty in stabbing

A 49-year-old Maple City woman waived her preliminary examination on a charge of attempted assault with a dangerous weapon last Thursday and was bound over to 13th Circuit Court, where she pleaded not guilty to the charge.  More...

 

Merry Christmas

The Enterprise this week turns its attention to Christmas with the retelling of the original Christmas story in journalistic form. The coverage can be found in Section Three, along with a listing of church services.   More...

Dancing couple takes first, earns $125,000 for Christian Neighbors

Major commitment for L-L man

Troy Broad and Pam McCormick turned up the heat when dancing the steamy bolero as their final number in the SwingShift and the Stars event held Friday at the Traverse City Opera House.  More...

Special Sections

Local News

It’s easy to recycle a Christmas tree in Leelanau

Trees can be used to help wildlife

“Oh Christmas Tree, Oh Christmas Tree. More...

Strong home sales continue

County on path to second-best year ever

A crystal ball for the future of home sales in Leelanau County may look familiar.  More of the same, which would be a good thing for the long-term stability of the industry.  More...

Felonies stem from ‘home invasion’

Tosha L. Barbee, 22, was sentenced in 13th Circuit Court on Monday to serve 23 months to five years in prison on a charge of attempted home invasion.  Barbee will be given credit for 213 days served.  More...

Life in Leelanau

RECEIVING while GIVING

Emily Burgess went to Costa Rica last month with the thought of practicing her Spanish but more importantly giving to others.  Instead, she and the other members of the Leelanau Spanish Club were on the receiving end of gifts.  “It fa More...

County website reads new languages — from A to Z

For those who speak any language beyond English, the Leelanau County website has them covered.  From Albanian to Zulu, the website can now be read in 90 languages in addition to English, thanks to Google Translate, which the county has added to More...

WAG chef offers tasty fish chowder

Western Avenue Grill’s Chef Shawn Botruff brings us a smokey chowder recipe that is perfect for winter hibernation, and with the cold temperatures, we’re going to need it! More...

Views

A voice for Santa

our opinion

On Sept. 21, 1897, an 8-year-old girl penned what was to become the most widely read letter to a newspaper. It was sent by forward-thinking Virginia O’Hanlon, who lived with her parents in Manhattan. More...

Ideas for Christmas gifts

Presents we’d like to put under their Christmas trees:  More...

Happy holidays and season’s greetings to all

A column by Eric Carlson

I was grateful to note this week that the days are slowly getting longer and the nights shorter.  Winter sometimes seems especially long here in Leelanau County, Michigan, on the northern 45th parallel of Planet Earth. More...

Leelanau Log

Real estate transfers recorded in county

Dec. 16  Lawrence R. and Anita Heitman to Tracy S. Glidden and Julie B. Glidden, Section 16, Leelanau Township (Valuation Affidavit Filed).  David M. Pohlod and Judith A. More...

Marriages performed

Howard W. Troost and Marian F. Walker — Dec. 13 in Lake Leelanau.   More...

Marriage license applications filed

Ryan W. Voisin and Kathleen A. Dechow   More...