September 10, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Three time’s no charm for Leelanau’s ‘naked man’

Leelanau’s “naked man” has returned, this time wearing something from the county prosecutor’s wardrobe.  More...

Heavy rains during otherwise dry year

Road Commission crews were back in the Glen Arbor area yesterday morning tending to road washouts created Tuesday after heavy rainfall was officially recorded.  More...

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

Lakers, Norse keep eyes on prize after all-county clash

Frankfort, Grayling up next

Zach Smith and his Suttons Bay teammates plan to practice selective amnesia this week after a 26-14 loss in the Cherry Bucket game and an 0-2 start to the season.  The Norse will have to regroup in a hurry as they travel to Frankfort (1-1) Frida More...

Leland runners to field full boys, girls teams for first time in years

Mud Run slated for Saturday

Humid weather didn’t stop Kat Murphy’s young Leland program at the Cadillac Invitational last Wednesday, though it may have slowed the Comets after a fast start.  More...

Comets, Norse, Wildcats capture quality victories

Leland volleyball coach Laurie Glass and her Comets came into the conference meet at Glen Lake on Tuesday with a plan: attack inside.  More...

Life in Leelanau

Well-preserved GARDEN FARE

Work of summer preserved through the generations

April Priest has been hard at work.  The 37-year-old Centerville Township mother of two has been putting away food for winter. More...

Fed food guidelines present challenge

Calorie counting dampens creativity

Dave Ruszel sounds more like a mathematician than a food service director as he combs through a spreadsheet full of guidelines and describes the most taxing part of his job. More...

Having a conversation with Marian Kromkowski

Name: Marian Kromkowski.  Town or township of residence: Northport.  Resident since: 1987.  Age and birthplace: 61; South Bend, Ind.  Occupation: Lawyer/divorce mediator.  More...

Views

Leelanau’s dangerous immunization record

our opinion

The role of individualism has always played an important part in America and its dream of “getting ahead.” But so has collectivism, especially during times of national tragedy and war.  The concepts are headed toward a trainwreck whe More...

Filling in ‘what ifs’ and connecting people

A column by Patti Brandt

I can’t imagine waking up in a hospital and not knowing where I am, how I got there or what that big contraption is around my head.  That’s exactly what happened to Amanda Loucks.  It had been almost a full year since the car ac More...

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Leelanau Log

Real estate transfers recorded in county

August 25  Jeffrey E. and Stephanie L. Black to H. Wayne and Debra D. Hamal, Section 27 in Empire Township (Valuation Affidavit Filed).  Kathleen J. Crispell, Trustee of the Kathleen J. Crispell Trust to Richard A. More...

Soil Erosion Permits

Bingham Township –  Gerald and Theresa Mercier – (Shugart Builders) Excavate to demolish existing cottage and build new cottage at 7802 S Lakeview Road ($125);  Tara Vincent – (KAL Excavating) Excavate to replace septic sy More...

Construction Code Authority Building permits issued

BINGHAM TOWNSHIP –  Scott R. More...

Summer's Swan Song

LELAND VISITORS Kevan Coffey (left) and Josh Gewirtz of Carlton, Wash, were one of the first couples dancing Saturday at the Benzie Playboys concert on the lawn of the Old Art Building. More...

Park numbers solid

Lakeshore eyes 2012 record

The Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore is on pace to top last year and grab the No. 2 spot for the number of visitors to the park — and that’s despite having several areas of the park closed for up to a week in August.  More...

Special Sections

Local News

Von Voigtlander drops ‘interim’ from title

Wants money saved to pay for sewer

Barb Von Voigtlander has been named administrative coordinator of Northport Village, a post she’ll fill for little pay and no benefits.  And the money the village is saving, she said, can be used to pay down the debt on the wastewater trea More...

County Dates

Solemn service in Glen Arbor   The Glen Lake Fire Department will hold its 14th annual 9-11 memorial service at 8:30 a.m. More...

Correction:

Leland volleyball player Ella Siddall’s last name was misspelled in last week’s paper. We apologize for the error.   More...

Outdoors

Omena News:

Omena begs to differ on shortest bridge walk

Labor Day weekend and the week leading up to it were busy and fun in and around Omena – capping off a busy and fun summer. Bridge walks, floatillas, weddings, and house guests were just a few of the things happening.  * * *  More...

Glen Lake News:

Summer slow, disastrous, wet — but still beautiful

It’s the end of a summer season that started kinda slow, had a disaster in the middle and ended up a little bit wet. but we still live in the most beautiful place in America.  * * *  More...

Float Your Boats

Suttons Bay filled with kayakers and canoeists Saturday hoping to reclaim the world “floatilla” record, While the effort came up short, thousands of dollars were raised for Suttons Bay Public Schools and local charities. 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  More...

Letters

Planned Parent videos should give pause for reflection

To the Editor:  More...

Wrong man for the job

To the Editor:  Donald Trump may well be the most dangerous man in the world right now. He knows what makes us tick, and which buttons to push. More...

Foundation has helped Conservancy

To the Editor:  More...

Courts

86th District Court

Bruce A. Olmsted, 50, 431 N.  More...

Empire man charged for ramming car into hardware

A 54-year-old Empire man is facing a felony charge of malicious damage of property (MDOP) after ramming his truck into a parked car, which rammed the car into an Empire business, according to a report from 86th District Court.  More...

Cedar man placed on probation for ‘drug house’

A 36-year-old Cedar man was sentenced in 86th District Court on Tuesday to two years probation and credit for jail time served on a conviction of attempting to maintain a drug house.  Christopher E. More...