June 4, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Changes part of S-B ‘right size’

District adjusting staff to enrollment

Emily Booth-Morgan, a much-loved band teacher at Suttons Bay, has taken a job with Marquette Public Schools as more information is being provided by the school district in an effort to “right size” its staff-to-student ratio.  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

Unfazed by injury, Odziana, Glen Lake earn district title

You might say Glen Lake won by a nose in its 8-7 walk-off win over Frankfort Tuesday in its Division 4 district championship game hosted by Lake Leelanau St. Mary, the fourth consecutive district title for the Lakers.  More...

Grigg earns first career state title

For three years, Glen Lake’s Kaitlin Grigg qualified to run in the state finals for both crosscountry and track. More...

Glen Lake rally comes up just short in 8-6 loss to Frankfort

Playing mostly healthy for the first time since April, the Glen Lake softball team came up just short in an 8-6 loss to Frankfort Tuesday in its Division 4 regional final.  More...

Life in Leelanau

Rebuilding NEPAL

No sleep for Northport man helping in Nepal

For Dipak Adhikari, it’s been a challenge to enjoy all Leelanau County has to offer.  He’s not being held back by his job, the people or the weather — he says it’s beautiful here — but because his mind is elsewhere. More...

Distillery tip jar fills need in Uganda

‘Kenneth’ gets a soccer scholarship

As the saying goes: It takes a village to raise a child. But what about two villages with many children?  Mary Taylor, of Lake Leelanau, got involved with Kids First Uganda years ago. More...

Having a conversation with Jean-Paul Burnell

Name: Jean-Paul Burnell  Town or township of residence: Lake Leelanau  Resident since: 2005  Age and birthplace: 32, Bay City  Occupation: Cook  More...

Views

‘Lamenting’ the demise of woodshop

our opinion

At graduation time, it’s become expected that commencement speakers push for more attention within the public education system toward preparing students for the jobs of “tomorrow” that will require technological expertise.  To More...

Vexing problem of ‘70’s takes hold in America

My, how most things haven’t changed. The following opinion was offered 40 years ago by the Leelanau Enterprise. More...

Changes in place, on tap for Enterprise readers

A column by Alan Campbell

We don’t introduce many changes to the Leelanau Enterprise, and generally hear from readers when we do. You’ve probably noticed some differences in your paper over the past few weeks, with more to come.  More...

Leelanau Log

Real estate transfers recorded in county

May 22  Stanley Cottage LLC to Sallie M. Stanley, Trustee of the Sallie M. Stanley Trust, The North half of Lot 11 and all of Lot 12 in Northport Point Resort, Leelanau Township.  Sue A. Crossman to the Sue A. More...

Construction Code Authority Building permits issued

Summary of Building Permits   More...

New assumed names filed in county

Bardenhagen Berries; 7990 E. Horn Road, Lake Leelanau – By Steven T. Bardenhagen, 7990 E. Horn Road, Lake Leelanau.  Little Finger; 10901 S. Kasben, Cedar – By Christy Moore, 10901 S. Kasben, Cedar.  The LP Life; 10901 S. More...

GRADS IN WAITING

NILES SEGERLIND, 10, from left, Maengun Bailey, 9, and Kai Segerlind, 7, have fun with a hand-held game Friday during the Northport graduation ceremony. The trio are students at Leelanau Montessori School in Suttons Bay. More...

Zoning regs for grass?

Kasson looks at ordinance

Kasson Township is taking the lead in regulating the commercial production of what could be the county’s newest cash crop: marijuana.  The Kasson Township Board has discussed a proposed ordinance to regulate and license marijuana cultivati More...

Only morel ‘experts’ can OK them; market capped

Some morels still sprouting

Al Bakker had been selling morels at local Farmers Markets for about 15 years. More...

Local News

‘Troubling sight’ for oak wilt

Leelanau county landowners are being warned to avoid pruning limbs or otherwise injuring any oak trees they have growing on their property until after July 15.  Kama Ross, District Forester with the Leelanau Conservation District, said she was i More...

County Dates

Stop by, buy a boat   More...

National anthem sung with gusto

Graduation day at Glen Lake School went without a hitch Sunday — and with the singing of the national anthem.  Social media took off last Wednesday, May 27, after graduates noticed that the national anthem was missing from the commencement More...

Outdoors

Birdfest struggles with weather

Despite cool and wet weather, the 5th Annual Leelanau Peninsula Birding Festival went almost as well as hoped, according to co-organizer Kay Charter of Omena, executive director of the nonprofi t organization Saving Birds Through Habitat.  More...

Photo

JOSH RUCH prepares to trailer his boat as his son Nolan (left) and Don Mikowski, right, look on. More...

G-A seeks funds to improve park

Submission of a Michigan Department of Natural Resources (MDNR) grant was the subject last week of a special meeting of the Glen Arbor Township Board.  The board voted unanimously May 26 to approve supplemental information to go with its applica 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

Will saving Christmas Cove destroy it?

To the Editor:  It is time to stand up to save our public beach at Christmas Cove. I support better public access to the beach for all Leelanau residents and visitors. I support protecting the natural beach at Christmas Cove Park.  More...

Real reason behind climate change

To the Editor:  More...

‘Memorable’ Memorial Day ceremony

To the Editor:  I recently had the privilege of attending the Memorial Day 2015 Veteran’s Recognition Ceremony at the Leelanau Veteran Memorial Plaza. Even though the weather forecast was for rain, a large crowd attended the ceremony  More...

Courts

Police called to hotel twice in one night

The following overviews of police activities were provided by the Leelanau County Sheriff’s office.  * * *  A 19-year-old Suttons Bay man was arrested on Saturday after allegedly stealing two bottles of liquor from a Suttons Bay party More...

Sex crimes being reported, not on rise

Still, many have come to light in Leelanau

While several recent cases of criminal sexual conduct in Leelanau County and beyond — all of which were committed against children under the age of 16 — may make it seem as if the crime is on the rise, it isn’t.  More...

Prosecutors await result of digital evidence search

Tribal councilor Derek Bailey remains in the Leelanau County Jail without bail after being arraigned May 11 on three charges of first degree criminal sexual conduct with a child under the age of 13 and two charges of CSC with a child between 13 and 1 More...