February 25, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Sheriff’s sale of ‘Loaf scheduled

$8.2 million price; same as mortgage

If you’ve got millions of dollars to spare, Sugar Loaf Resort could be yours. Sugar Loaf will be offered for sale at a “sheriff’s auction” at the Leelanau County Government Center on Friday, April 15, at 11 a.m. 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

OFF TO STATES

Merwin, Pershinske propel Lady Lakers to third-place finish at regionals, program’s first state finals appearance since 2013

On Monday, members of the Glen Lake girls ski team will head to Bellaire and hope to party like it’s 1999.  More...

Lady Lakers roll to GNWBC crown

Teams in the Great Northwest Bowling Conference (GNWBC) have got nothing on the Glen Lake girls. At least that was the case this winter as the Lady Lakers cruised to an undefeated season against conference foes. More...

G-L runs past Leland, lifts trophy

If there’s one team in the peninsula primed for a deep playoff push, it’s the Lady Lakers of Glen Lake. 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...

Columns

What’s the end-game for Detroit schools?

You don’t have to live in this town’s culture for very long to observe there is a natural and sometimes negative tension between the state Senate and the state House. More...

Reader's Forum: Fallacy in the income inequality argrument

Economic inequality continues to be a persistent theme in both national and state politics and is a hot topic of academic studies. More...

Omena News: Birth with fireworks, surprise visit and carnival update

Sarah and Brendan Murphy of suburban Grand Rapids are expecting their second child, a boy whose birth date may be celebrated with fireworks! The young man is due on July 4. Sarah is the daughter of Tom and Deb Van Pelt. * * * More...

Leelanau Log

Real estate transfers recorded in county

Andrew Schudlich to Andrew J. Schudlich, Trustee of The Andrew J. Schudlich Living Trust, Lots 11 and 12, Block 3, Christina Schaub’s 1st Addition to the Village of Provemont in Leland Township.  More...

Marriage license applications filed

Calvin J. Kiogima and Donna M-J Petoskey  Jeremy J. Rice and Leah D. Jenkins   More...

New assumed names filed in county

Old Mill Property Maintenance & Cleaning; 122 W. Third Street, P.O. Box 860, Northport – by Frank E. Goodroe, 122 W. Third Street, P.O. Box 860, Northport.  Windy Bay Gallery; 106 E. Third Street, Northport – by Tom R. More...

 

Pulling on Hearts

MIKE KING from Pets that Pull visited kindergarteners from Leland Public School with his sled dog Tuesday. More...

So far, it’s only Ansorge

County may save cost of election

Unless Leelanau County Clerk Michelle Crocker receives a petition from somebody interested in running for a vacant seat on the Leelanau County Board of Commissioners by tomorrow at 4 p.m., a special election slated for May 3 will be canceled.  A More...

Special Sections

Local News

Food safety talk for Glen Lake club

Jennifer Berkey from MSU Extension will be the featured speaker at the meeting of the Glen Lake Woman’s Club set for next Wednesday, March 2.  Her talk about food safety comes on the heels of the Aug. More...

County Dates

The traditional fish dinner More...

Correction:

Bill Winowiecki was referred to as a “Leland charter captain” in last week’s story about net-pen aquaculture. Winowiecki charters out of Glen Arbor.   More...

Outdoors

Anglers slaying perch on south Lake Leelanau; thin ice on big Glen

Lake Leelanau an ‘ice rink’

Don’t let the warm weather fool you.  For the most part, the ice is nice and thick on south Lake Leelanau — more than a foot thick according to some reports — and the fishing is even better.  Just ask Ed Martin, who on Fri More...

Life in Leelanau

Wondrous Wings

Photo shoot brings out photographers for Wings of Wonder

Pearl is used to being the center of attention.  As an ambassador for the Wings of Wonder raptor rehabilitation center and sanctuary in Empire, Pearl has grown accustomed to the snap of cameras that take place whenever she enters a room.  More...

Help on way for 3 oak wilt sites

Red oaks die within weeks

Help is on the way to combat Leelanau County’s three confirmed cases of oak wilt.  The Leelanau Conservation District will get a portion of a $115,025 grant from the Michigan Invasive Species Grant Program to tackle oak wilt, a fungal infe More...

Talk of the County

Having a conversation with Elaine Keaton

Name: Elaine Keaton.  Town or township of residence: Glen Arbor Township.  Resident since: We’ve been here full time a little over two years. We were seasonal residents for 15 years before moving here from Birmingham, Mich.   More...

Views

Lifetime of achievement for Andersons and their farm

our opinion

We’ve got some unfinished business to go with our Cherry Traditions section, which ran two weeks ago as part of National Cherry Month.  Unmentioned in the section were Bob and Effie Anderson, whose cherry farm is located off Setterbo in Su More...

Lawmakers should cherry pick

It’s been nearly two years since state lawmakers took on one of those hot-button topics whose outcome is sure to captivate the people of Michigan. So what is it, the cherry or the blueberry? More...

Heard around Leelanau

“There’s just this kind of air that comes with March basketball. Everybody seems to be talking about basketball everywhere you go.”  — Northport boys basketball coach Chris McCann on upcoming district tournaments. More...

Courts

Drug charges pile on for Suttons Bay woman

Drug charges continue to pile up for a 31-year-old Suttons Bay woman whose home was the scene of a fatal accidental shooting in January.  Jennifer L. Bartlett, of 333 W. More...

Driver in accident faces felony drunk driving

A 37-year-old Maple City man was arraigned on felony drunken driving charges Tuesday in 86th District Court.  Michael D. Light, of 268 E. Valley Road, did not enter a plea on the charges. More...

TC man may face charge of being habitual offender

A 52-year-old Traverse City man waived his preliminary examination on felony drunken driving charges and pleaded not guilty to the charges at his Circuit Court arraignment held Tuesday in 86th District Court.  Philip M. More...