April 30, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Blueberry recipes created by ‘iron chefs’

Berry compote and, of course, smoothies

The ‘mystery’ ingredient at the second annual Junior Iron Chef competition held Tuesday and hosted by Glen Lake Community Schools was blueberries.  More...

Local News

It’s Brad Saxton’s turn to receive

Saxton, recovering from surgery, has been a giver all his life

It’s payback time for Brad Saxton.  So say his friends in the Knights of Columbus (K. More...

Home sales record very strong March

You have to go back three years to find a March with home sales that beat last month’s total value, an indication that the market in Leelanau County continues to show strength.  More...

Building permit value nearly doubles

Construction activity in Leelanau County has nearly doubled from a year ago.  Thirty-three building permits were issued in the past two weeks by the Construction Code Authority, which brings the year-to-date tally to 95 with an estimated value o More...

Life in Leelanau

'Shrooms

Patience suggested for hunters; Mother’s Day weekend is good Will loss of ashes hurt morels?

Patience paid off for mushroom hunter Linda Grigg of Maple City — but her take was far from a basketful.  Grigg was combing the woods near her home and found three black morels.  “I picked two and left the other one to grow,&rdq More...

3 tips for first-time fungi hunters

Thinking on trying your hand at mushroom picking? More...

Kids, trout combine for great day on the pond

18 5/8 inch rainbow wins trout derby

The number of young fishers at the Scott Brow Fishing Derby seemed down a bit on one of the colder opening days for trout season.  But the number of trout caught and the percentage of smiles on those young faces lining the Northport Millpond see More...

Views

Missing Betty

our opinion

Betty Weaver, who died last week, didn’t sneak up on anyone, and she didn’t sneak around any controversy.  She was up front and center, which was one reason why she never lost an election on her star-spangled way toward becoming a M More...

Proposal 1: Vote on concept

Proposal 1, according to its advocates, will fix the roads, fund the schools and aid the poor.  Ah, if it was so simple. More...

Explore the Lakeshore without your phone

A column by Patti Brandt

I don’t know who came up with the latest national “Find Your Park” campaign, but I’m pretty sure it was a technology obsessed 20-something.  Someone who couldn’t fathom spending five minutes, let alone an entire day More...

Leelanau Log

Real estate transfers recorded in county

April 16  American Bancorp of Minnesota Inc. to RVTS Acquisitions LLC, Section 10, Section 11, and Section 14, Leelanau Township ($315,000).  Robin L. Carden to Eric G. More...

Marriages performed

Tim M. Waters and Jeannie M. Howard, April 18 in Suttons Bay Township   More...

Marriage license applications filed

Mark E. Ortman and Deanna B. Taylor   More...

Out-county readers mailed directories

Subscribers to the Leelanau Enterprise will be receiving copies of the Leelanau Pages, the community directory for Leelanau County, in this edition. More...

Polselli switches agents

One year later, collapsed barn remains

The presumed owner of Sugar Loaf Resort is employing a new real estate agent and says that “several real offers” from potential buyers of the resort are “being evaluated.”  More...

Lakeshore plans $150,000 dump cleanup

The National Park Service is making plans to clean up an old dump site near Tucker Lake that was once owned by Glen Arbor Township.  More...

Special Sections

Public Notices  Free Access 

Public notices for Leelanau County

Michigan law requires local governments to inform their citizenry through public notices published in newspapers of record for their communities. These notices provide residents with an easy path for following the work of their elected officials. More...

Sports

Suttons Bay, Leland chase golf title

Suttons Bay and Leland golf teams continue to change places at the top of the Northwest Conference, with the Norsemen edging into first place Tuesday after one of their better outings of the season.  Meanwhile, Glen Lake keeps on improving, says More...

St. Mary wins twice and a Laker returns

Roundup of soccer action

It’s been a good stretch of softball games for Lake Leelanau St. Mary.  St. Mary won both ends of a doubleheader at Harbor Springs 6-2 and 19-5 on Monday and have now won four straight games to improve to 4-5.  More...

Norsemen challenge GL

Lakers still top the Northwest

Glen Lake and Leland girls soccer teams continued their winning ways in the past week with a total of six victories to their credit.  The Lakers remain at the top of the Greater Northwest Soccer Conference by dispatching Suttons Bay Monday, 3-1. 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

Blame GOP for need to raise state sales tax

To the Editor:  “It’s like Déjà Vu, All Over Again!”  Sometimes that Yogi Berra quote is pitch perfect.  Back in 1993, Michigan’s roads were falling apart. More...

Let qualified scientists lead on global warming

To the Editor:  Of all the misleading attacks on the idea of human-caused global warming, the most brazen is the OISM petition claiming to have signatures of 31,000 “scientists.” Every time this fraud is exposed, it pops back up like More...

Legislators need fiscal restraint; no to Prop 1

To the Editor:  More...

Courts

86th District Court

Richard J. Podleski, 79, 14630 N. Forest Beach Shore, Northport — Arraigned on charge of drunken driving, third offense; bond continued; probable cause conference set for May 12; preliminary examination set for May 19.  More...

Son charged with stopping dad from calling deputies

A 19-year-old Cedar man has been arraigned in 86th District Court on charges of interfering with electronic communications, attempted assault with a dangerous weapon and domestic violence after an incident last Thursday in which he threatened his fat More...

Sunday afternoon drive ends in arrest, ‘super drunk’ charges

Summary of activities by Leelanau County deputies

A speeding stop last week resulted in the arrest of a 41-year-old Traverse City man who had several bench warrants out for various criminal offenses. More...