February 5, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Leelanau has connections to ‘The Bachelor’

A 122-year-old hotel in Deadwood, S.D. More...

Sports

Northport boys run winning streak to six

Don’t look now but the Northport boys basketball team is on a roll.  The 9-3 Wildcats made it six in a row by beating St. More...

Glen Lake girls hang on to beat Leland on hardcourt

Four points.  That was the margin of loss in both of Leland’s girls basketball games in the past week.  The Comets dropped a Northwest Conference contest to Glen Lake on Tuesday, 59-55. More...

Bay Area Reps ‘ice’ Traverse City Central

The Bay Area Reps didn’t let their guard down Saturday in the second annual Veterans’ Cup High School Hockey Challenge.  The fired-up Reps shot off to a 3-0 first-period lead and never looked back against heavily favored Traverse Cit 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  9:15 a.m. More...

Letters

It’s time to clean up our act, for the future

To the Editor:  In the 1960s I worked in places like Pittsburgh, Gary, Ind., Chicago, Houston and Los Angeles and have seen the damage that can be done by man to the environment, even contributing to the mess because of my jobs. More...

“The Stupid Party”

To the Editor:  In a January 2013 address to the Republican National Committee, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal issued the following warning to his fellow Republicans: “We’ve got to stop being the stupid party.”  More...

Road Commission, Bowen deserve thanks

To the Editor:  Thank you to the Leelanau County Road Commission and to outgoing chair, Lee Bowen, for their outstanding efforts to keep our roads safe to travel.  Every time that it is needed, the Leelanau County roads are plowed early and More...

Courts

Brothers charged with felonies

Coke and guns confiscated in Solon Twp. raid

Two Solon Township brothers have been charged with several felonies in connection with a Jan. 22 raid on two homes in Solon Township and Lake Ann that netted cocaine, guns and drug-packaging materials, according to a court report.  More...

86th District Court

Adrienne S. Hoxie, 59, 1200 W. Bloswick Road, Maple City — Pleaded not guilty to failure to report an accident; $1,000 personal recognizance bond set; pretrial conference set for Feb. 10.  Ryan L. Hepner, 25, 420 W. Front St., Apt. More...

Teen arraigned for underage porn

A Traverse City teen was arraigned in 86th District Court on Tuesday on a felony charge of possession of child sexually abusive material and malicious use of telecommunications service, a misdemeanor,  More...

GT Bay remains open as ice progresses south

Grand Traverse Bay has yet to freeze over, although it’s too early to make a prediction as to whether the bay will offer a repeat performance from 2014. More...

G-L spent $13,000 for investigation

Eventually food services director resigns

Through its attorney, Glen Lake Community Schools spent more than $13,000 in 2013 for an investigation contracted through a private firm looking into a series of alleged misdoings by a former employee.  More...

Special Sections

Local News

GTB’s George Bennett feted in county resolution

County commissioners have approved a resolution commemorating the life of the late George E. Bennett, who served as tribal chairman of the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians.  More...

Judge Haley, known to speak his mind, retires from bench

He takes satisfaction with Sobriety Court ‘graduates’

District Court Judge Michael J. Haley spent his last day on the bench Friday in “The Vineyards,” his nickname for Leelanau County’s government center that’s located among the county’s rolling hills and fruit trees.  More...

Gomery ordered to liquidate assets

Bingham Township resident and former Leelanau County prosecutor Clarence Gomery last week was dealt a financial blow as his court battle continues against charges that he sought to have a rival attorney, Chris Cooke, murdered.  More...

Life in Leelanau

HOT OFF the CHARTS

It may have been cold and blustery Friday night, but it was hot inside Suttons Bay School when the Friends of the Fine Arts (FOFA) presented its fourth annual Variety Show.  An estimated crowd of 200 gathered in the school auditorium for the fun More...

NCAC offers doggone romantic comedy and dinner

Ribs, chicken Parmesan and hilarity are on the menu at Tucker’s of Northport, where the Northport Community Arts Center will hold its first-ever dinner theater production with “Sylvia,” a romantic comedy about a marriage and a dog.& More...

Distillery offers special cocktail

County Cuisine

Mandy Moseler, co-owner of Northern Latitudes Distillery, brings us this “oldie” that is still a “goodie.” The Horse’s Neck is an American cocktail which dates back to the 1890s when it was a non-alcoholic drink of ginge More...

Views

A message to start the healing

our opinion

When will the healing begin?  We asked that question in the headline for a story published last week following the sentencing of a Glen Lake football player for driving the vehicle that caused a doublefatal accident. More...

A month for cherries

Cherry trucks stall traffic.  Fruit flies fill the kitchen.  Other local businesses can’t find help.  An army of farm workers march for weeks with little sleep.  All the activity that takes control of Leelanau County during More...

It’s that time of the year again — winter

Have I got news for you.  It’s winter outside.  Yep, it happens ‘bout this time of the year. More...

Leelanau Log

Real estate transfers recorded in county

Jan. 23  Kathleen Greene, Kristina Kauffman, Raymond Greene, David Forschner, Matthew Forschner, Katherine Koehler, Gretchen Schwaiger, Julia Hopple, Patricia Hopple, Kenneth Greene, Richard Greene, Susan Brown and Nancy Victor to Richard F. More...

Marriages performed

Christian H. Vermeulen and Marian M. Schubert — Jan. 18 in Traverse City.  Rodolfo Roman Jr. and Lorie A. Cruz — Jan. 29 in Lake Leelanau.   More...

Marriage license applications filed

Joshua S. Dahlman and Melanie J. Zinger  Scott A. Moehring and Lauren J. Wilson   More...