November 12, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

DAY FOR VETS

AMERICAN LEGION Eagletown Post members march into the Veterans Memorial Plaza on the county Government Center campus Wednesday morning during a Veterans Day observance attended by about 100 people. More...

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Public Notices  Free Access 

Public Notices

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

Bust out the brooms

Red-hot Comets oust Bellaire, streak into regional final against Forest Area at 7 p.m.

So far, so good. More...

Cross country runners finish strong at states

The fall season swan song for the county’s top cross country runners produced one career best, two personal records, three quality performances and plenty of pride for the peninsula. More...

Six Comets highlight soccer Dream Team

In the wake of a 20-5 season, a Northwest Conference championship and a district title, Leland once again showed why it’s one of the most feared boys soccer teams in Division 4. 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 a.m. More...

Letters

Good luck to Groening in lawsuit

To the editor:  To whom it may concern.  More...

Does Leelanau want to enlist HUD housing?

To the editor:  More...

Thanks from Montessori

To the editor:  Leelanau Montessori would like to thank all who made our First Annual Orchards at Sunset 5K such a success!  More...

Views

Bailey convincing, but falls from grace

our opinion

“Thank you.”  Not the usual reply from a defendant when quizzed by a prosecutor intent on sending him away to prison for life.  But there was Derek Bailey on the witness stand, anticipating questions like Albert Pujols lines up More...

Let Housing Task Force work, then criticize if you will

We’re not a fan of the recently established Leelanau County Housing Task Force. More...

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Leelanau Log

Real estate transfers recorded in county

October 21  Meg M. Mallon and Elizabeth A. Daniel to themselves, Lot 1, Section 29 in Glen Arbor Township.  James H. Sr. and Kathryn A. Porter to James H. Jr. and Jennifer Porter, Lot 6, HOFCO Subdivision No. 1 in Bingham Township.  More...

Soil Erosion Permits

Empire Township – Thomas Wigton – (Weber Excavating) Excavate to construct a 16ft. X 24ft. addition at 10161 S. Bow Road ($80.00 permit fee). Glen Arbor Township – More...

Construction Code Authority Building permits issued

BINGHAM TOWNSHIP –  John and Lisa Pardington – (Shugart Builders Inc.) Residential addition of deck and alteration to basement and main floor at 4093 S West-Bay Shore Dr ($76,255).  CLEVELAND TOWNSHIP –  More...

Wife sobs when 3 charges acquitted

Tonya Bailey cried softly from her front row courtroom seat after a jury found Derek C. Bailey ‘not guilty’ on three counts of first degree sexual conduct. More...

Judge’s instructions crucial to verdict

Before sending them to deliberate, 13th Circuit Court Judge Philip E. Rodgers Jr. instructed jurors that time was not an element that must be proven in a criminal sexual conduct case. More...

Demo Loaf

County officials press forward against owner

Leelanau County appears ready to head down a potentially bumpy road that could result in a court order allowing the county to demolish long-shuttered Sugar Loaf Resort. More...

Insurance pulled from county retirees

Board hopes to save funds

The Leelanau County Board of Commissioners appears ready to follow through on a decision to end health insurance benefits for retirees. More...

Local News

S-B, Bingham fund gives to community

The board of directors of the Suttons Bay-Bingham Fund have awarded $8,600 in grants to community groups.  Suttons Bay Public School was the recipient of three grants, including $2,000 toward the purchase of a “high impact” message b More...

County Dates

Workshop helps folks plan their futures   More...

Vets demand to speak, and one makes statement with U.S. flag

Northport Village resident Pam Steffens threatened to sic her attorney on the Northport Village Council after being told she couldn’t comment on anything other than the affordable housing development in the works for the former hospital site.&n More...

Outdoors

Huge harvest on North Manitou

Most since 1998

Whitecaps crashed into the Leland Harbor Saturday as the Mishe-Mokwa motored into Fishtown at 11:19 a.m.  Forty-nine happy hunters made their way off the ferry a few minutes later, capping the most successful North Manitou Island Deer Hunt in ye More...

Life in Leelanau

MORE THAN FILLING IN

Substitutes, in short supply, enjoy the variety

The small pool of available substitute teachers in Leelanau County, already stretched to fill openings, may lose one of its mainstays after the spring.  Maple City resident Teddy House, who has filled in at Glen Lake where needed for almost 20 y More...

Subs, who must qualify, receive $80-$85 to fill in county schools

Northport filled all openings

There are plenty of opportunities to step into a teacher’s classroom and make a difference in the lives of students.  That’s based on the “fill rate” data from PCMI, the company that maintains a pool of available substitu More...

Having a conversation with Tiffany Zionskowski

Name: Tiffany Zionskowski  Town or township of residence: Elmwood  Resident since: Birth  Age and birthplace: 39, Traverse City   More...

Columns

Looking Back in Leelanau…

Dwaun signs, DNR seeks more deer

5 YEARS AGO November 11, 2010 More...

Courts

86th District Court

Donald E. Surber, 71, 11788 Watch Hill Dr., Empire — Pleaded guilty to disturbing the peace; bond continued; presentence investigation ordered; sentencing set for Nov. 24. Rebecca Kasben, 33, 8900 S. More...

18 deer hit; most were bucks

Overview of deputies’ reports

Leelanau County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to 18 car-deer collisions between Friday and Monday, according to a report from undersheriff Steve Morgan.  Eight collisions took place on Friday, one on Saturday and six on Sunday. More...

Dispatch Blotter

Wednesday, Nov. 4  8:38 a.m. — Suttons Bay — Caller saw woman hit a dog. Damage to her vehicle. Dog is dead.  8:51 a.m. — Glen Arbor — Grandmother has not been heard from in 24 hours. Unusual for her.  More...