October 22, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Artist named business of year, a first

The photographer who works every week to surprise followers with his images of Leelanau County received a surprise himself.  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

The Empress strikes back

Cox shoots 150 in East Lansing, defends state championship

Cold weather couldn’t keep Nichole Cox from accomplishing what she set out to accomplish. “It was really windy,” Cox said. “It was actually snowing for a little bit and it was cold, but I’m used to it. More...

Leland locks up league title at home

Northwest Conference bragging rights have returned to Leland.  The Comets (31-6-5) captured the conference title outright on Tuesday by beating Frankfort in straight sets (25-16, 25-11, 25-15) and closing out conference play with a 7-0 record.&n More...

Glass tabbed as ‘15 Coach of the Year

Another season, another award for Leland volleyball coach Laurie Glass.  Glass has been named the 2015 Michigan High School Coaches Association (MHSCA) Coach of the Year in volleyball.  More...

Life in Leelanau

So, What Book Are You On?

There are groups of people in Leelanau County who know very well that you can’t judge a book by the cover.  They gather once a month as one of five different book clubs that are open to the public throughout the county.  One is in its More...

Book club selections

Book clubs in Leelanau County are discussing the following books:  More...

Leelanau Twp. library backers look to major expansion to remain ‘viable’

Would expand from 2,800 to 7,300 sq. ft.

Leelanau Township is a little closer to having a larger library, though one question must be answered first — where will the township offices go? More...

Views

Never a better time to thank our ‘Greatest Generation’

our opinion

Before much time goes by, we’d like to return to the extraordinary Mid-Michigan Honor Flight last week that whisked away three World War II veterans from Leelanau County to Washington and back.  We need to talk more about such good things, More...

Life’s lessons, as learned on the gridiron field

A column by Jay Bushen

It’s just a game, right?  As a Michigan fan and a lifelong Detroit Lions diehard who has drunk the Honolulu blue Kool-Aid on one too many occasions, yours truly has learned to accept that football is just a game — entertainment.  More...

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Leelanau Log

Real estate transfers recorded in county

October 6  John D. More...

Soil Erosion Permits

Bingham Township –  John and Anne Hoyt - (Leelanau Solar/Scott Mikula) Excavate to construct concrete piers for a solar array at 3324 S. West Bay Shore Drive ($90 fee).  Elmwood Township –  More...

Construction Code Authority Building permits issued

BINGHAM TOWNSHIP –  David A. Degeneffe – (Travis A. Reimer) Construct residential detached garage. Interior unfinished at 2243 S. More...

In villages, it’s cars vs. walkers

Confusion over who can go

When it’s cars versus walkers, cars win every time.  For obvious reasons, said Dick Cookman, owner of Enerdyne in Suttons Bay.  But when it comes to who should have the right-of-way — vehicles or pedestrians — the answers More...

New lien put on ‘Loaf

Shuttered since 2000

With the first snow flurries of the season falling Saturday, problems that have beset Sugar Loaf Resort for decades continue — another lien has been placed on the property, and code violations apparently continue.  More...

Special Sections

Local News

Sherlock, ‘woman’ take stage in G-A

Reader’s Theater, which five years ago was a dream to balance out a threelegged stool that today might represent the Glen Arbor Arts Association, may need a few extra seats to accommodate the audience this weekend as its fifth season opens.&nbs More...

County Dates

Celestial bodies will come and go   More...

Groening files federal suit against district

Glen Lake Community Schools has been named the defendant in a federal lawsuit filed by former superintendent Joan Groening.  The 17-page complaint filed Friday in federal District Court in Grand Rapids alleges that the school district violated t More...

Outdoors

Research to continue with rendezvous series

The “Research Rendezvous” speaker series at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore will include four more presentations. It’s part of the 100th anniversary celebration of the formation of the National Park Service. More...

Walk to take in sunset, moonrise

The Leelanau Conservancy will host a twilight event at 6 p.m. More...

Snowmobile safety to be taught to youths at Cedar Hilltoppers

A 4-H Snowmobile Safety Course for youth age 12 to 15 will be held early next month in Cedar.  The course will follow the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) curriculum and is jointly sponsored by the Cedar Hilltoppers Snowmobile Club 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

Suttons Bay bond part of smaller tax bill

To the Editor:  More...

Housing Task Force formed under false pretenses

To the Editor:  More...

Honor Flight was 1st class

To the Editor:  We would like to say thank you to mid Michigan Honor Flight.  The dedication and attention you gave to those WWII and Korean Veterans was first class all the way.  From Tricia Donegan Hub Director, staff and EMTs and 1s More...

Courts

T-C man pleads not guilty to ‘strangulation’ charge

A 33-year-old Traverse City man has pleaded not guilty to felony charges of first degree home invasion, assault by strangulation and domestic violence, second offense, in connection with a September incident in which he is accused of choking a woman. More...

Baldwin man charged for heroin, crack

A probable cause hearing was held Tuesday for Thomas L. More...

86th District Court

Gerald D. More...