July 16, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Berry crops down to non-existent

Weather has whiped out all or parts of blackberry, blueberry and raspberry crops in parts in Leelanau County.  First came record-low temperatures in back-toback winters that damaged vines. More...

Local News

St. Mary grad ordained by Bishop Raica

A St. Mary graduate was ordained as a Traditional Deacon in a ceremony attended by his parents and many well-wishers from the Leelanau County Catholic community.  More...

Holy Rosary hosts classical concert

The 1975 pop hit “Bohemian Rhapsody” won’t be anything like rhapsodies performed Saturday at the Leelanau Summer Music Festival hosted by Holy Rosary Church in Isadore.  The rhapsodies performed there are the masterpieces of cl More...

County Dates

Clear skies for stargazing   Look to the skies from 10 p.m. to midnight today for public stargazing at the Lanphier Observatory at the Leelanau School beach in Glen Arbor. Cost is $3 for adults and $2 for children. More...

Life in Leelanau

HOME

Oldest home in Kasson Twp. part of tour

Sue Miller’s home is full of art and collectibles that are inspired by nature — some of it created by Miller herself.  A quilt with rabbits, raccoons and other creatures in a wooded setting with a pond was created and handquilted by More...

Author learned from grandpa, a storyteller

Barbara Stark-Nemon grew up listening to stories told by her grandpa, who she called a “master storyteller.”  Now it is her turn to tell the story.  Stark-Nemon of Northport and Ann Arbor has released her first book, a historica More...

Having a conversation with Danielle Seitter

Name: Danielle Seitter.  Town or township of residence: Leland.  Resident since: 2002.  Age and birthplace: 24, Pinckney, Mich.  More...

Views

Please, county, do file against ‘Loaf

our opinion

Pardon us if we pooh-pooh the latest statement coming from county government that legal action to end an obvious building code violation at Sugar Loaf Resort is imminent.  By August, we were told by Construction Code Authority building official More...

Solon (barely) makes it official

Thank you, Solon Township.  Now the real work begins.  More...

Cartoon

Full Story

Leelanau Log

Real estate transfers recorded in county

June 29  Jameson B. Henry to William R. Sterrett, Lot 2, Section 35 in Suttons Bay Township (Valuation Affidavit Filed).  Bessie I. Hamm, Trustee of the Jack A. Hamm Revocable Living Trust to Mark P. and Wendy E. More...

Construction Code Authority Building permits issued

Summary of Building Permits   Value of Permits during last week: $ 803,838  Total Value of Permits for 2015: $ 19,355,069  As of July 10, 2014: $ 16,202,522  As of July 11, 2013: $ 18,277,642  As of July 14, 2010: $ 10,516,44 More...

New assumed names filed in county

JKL Service’s; 13091 S. Roman Road, Cedar – By Jesse Lautner, 13091 S. Roman Road, Cedar.  Northwest Ortho; 180 S. Donnybrook Road, Suttons Bay – By Fredric Dreves 180 S. More...

Clean Face

Marge Smith (left) watches as her granddaughters Lucia, 7, (second from left) and Isabella, 9, have their faces painted Wednesday at the Glen Arbor Art Fair. More...

Federal funds hinged to land sale

Special meeting scheduled

Federal dollars that could be used to clean up the former Leelanau County courthouse property in Leland could disappear by the end of next month, prompting the county Board of Commissions to schedule a special meeting for tomorrow morning to consider More...

Bailey charges could lead to fed involvement

Within several developments in the Derek J. Bailey criminal sexual conduct case is one that could spell involvement — and possibly charges — on a federal level.  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

Hursey steps down as S-B girls coach

Two coaches needed

It was simply a matter of time, or lack thereof, for a man of too many hats.  Citing his responsibilities as the executive director of the Traverse City Junior Golf Association (TCJGA) and coach of the Suttons Bay boys golf team, Todd Hursey has More...

County runners, Grigg sisters take on Traverse City

Frazier takes 20th

Two local runners participated in this past weekend’s Festival of Races, competing in a half marathon at the Traverse City Cherry Festival.  Kaitlin Grigg, an Enterprise Dream Teamer, and her sister Kelsey — both members of the cross More...

This is Shantel — really

We made a mistake. In last week’s Enterprise, we ran the wrong photo on the front of the sports section for Shantel Francis’s Dream Team card. Here’s the card with the correct photo.  * * *  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 a.m. More...

Letters

Thanks, firefighters

To the Editor:  This July 4th we celebrated the variety of opportunities that make us unique as a country, and feel it is important to remember the responsibilities that come with those opportunities. More...

Beware crash dummies; think before chomping

To the Editor:  More...

Supporters raise funds for Fishtown

To the Editor:  On June 30, 270 supporters attended “An Evening in Fishtown,” a Fishtown Preservation Society fundraiser for the upcoming rehab of the Carlson’s Fishery shanty.  More...

Courts

86th District Court

Rory J. Fishburn, 38, 5831 Hlavka, Maple City — Pleaded not guilty to domestic violence; bond continued; a request to have no contact order lifted denied; pretrial conference set for July 21.  More...

More charges filed against Conklin, who’s already in jail

A 25-year-old Suttons Bay man is lodged in the Leelanau County Jail for allegedly using computer pornography to entice a child under the age of 16 to have sex with him.  More...

Dispatch Blotter

Wednesday, July 8  8:53 a.m. — Leelanau Township — Caller is renter of downstairs apartment. Landlord lives upstairs. Caller has not heard any motion from her for three days. Landlord rarely leaves the residence. More...