March 3, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

You must declare a party to vote for Presidential candidate

A primer on the Presidential Primary:   Polls will open Tuesday at 7 a.m. More...

County issues ticket to Sugar Loaf

Photos show more damage

The presumed owner of Sugar Loaf Resort has been issued a “ticket” this week by the head of Leelanau County’s Construction Code Authority. 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

Bunek, Lady Lakers light up visiting Joberg in district debut

It was a marquee matchup on paper.  Madison Showerman and the Johannesburg-Lewiston girls marched into their first-round matchup with Glen Lake on Monday after winning 10 straight games and a Ski Valley Conference championship. More...

Lady Eagles finish strong, top ‘Cats

St. Mary coach Pete Finch isn’t focused on starts — just finishes.  More...

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SENIOR GUARD Alex LaCross launches a 3 during first-half action on Monday. More...

Life in Leelanau

Designing Robots

Robotics is the newest high school competition

It’s go time for county students who will represent their schools in the newest competitive “sport” around — robotics.  Students from Suttons Bay, Leland and Glen Lake are competing in FIRST Robotics competitions througho More...

Techies snag jobs in robotics, with Facebook

Tech firms are hiring

Jobs in technology are hotter than ever, and two local men snagged jobs in their fields well before they even got college degrees under their belts. More...

High-paying jobs available in the technology sector

Society’s obsession with and dependence on computers, tablets, smartphones and other hi-tech devices is making jobs in the technology field hotter than ever. More...

Views

Democracy has role in federal, county vacancies

our opinion

We’ve not heard the comparison made elsewhere, so we’ll claim being the first to draw similarities between choosing a Supreme Court justice and filling a county commission seat during an election year. More...

Heard around Leelanau

“They’re silent supporters.”   More...

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Courts

Break in, stolen purse results in more charges

A 48-year-old Suttons Bay man is facing more charges in connection with a stolen credit card. More...

House cleaner pleads to stealing medication

A 42-year-old Traverse City woman pleaded guilty on Tuesday to a charge of larceny less than $1,000 in 86th District Court.  Stacey M. Roslund has also agreed to pay restitution as part of her plea. More...

86th District Court

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SOFTBALL GETS AN EARLY START

UNSEASONABLY WARM temperatures were enjoyed by nine teams who participated Saturday in the 2nd annual Brian Nachazel softball tournament in Cedar. More...

Trump loved, loathed

Residents plan to attend a rally

Leelanau County will be represented at a Donald J. Trump rally Saturday in Cadillac — with protesters and supporters. More...

Special Sections

Local News

Variety show was magic (and music)

A magician, stand-up comedian and storyteller were among the acts at the “Best Yet Variety Show” Friday, sponsored by ShareCare of Leelanau and Leelanau County Senior Services (LCSS).  About 75 people gathered at the Old Art Building More...

County Dates

Golf course part of agenda   More...

Correction:

A cutline that ran with a fishing story in last week’s paper claimed Conservation Officer Rebecca Hopkins was ice fishing on south Lake Leelanau. Hopkins was not fishing on the lake; she was checking fish caught by Ed Martin.   More...

Outdoors

Conservancy pulls off its biggest feat; now owner of Palmer Woods

707 acres; $4.1 million

The Leelanau Conservancy is now owner of 707 acres that are part of two sizable watersheds in the southwest part of the county.  The purchase represents the largest and most expensive land protection project in the Conservancy’s 27-year hi More...

Dam authority seeks to better know hydrology of Lake Leelanau

Funds also needed for dam software

Members of the Leland Dam Authority are seeking ways to better understand why and how water levels rise and fall in Lake Leelanau so they can do a better job of regulating those levels by manipulating the Leland Dam.  More...

Sensors installed in Crystal River

The Leelanau County Dam Authority will next meet at 4p.m. 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

Candidate wants to restore ‘civility’ to local politics

To the Editor:  More...

Guest says he was mistreated at club meeting

To the Editor:  I was a guest at the February 25th meeting of the Rotary Club in Suttons Bay. The speaker that afternoon was Marian Kromkowski, current president of the League of Women Voters (LWV) Leelanau County. More...

Filling up retirement with ‘personal empowerment’

To the Editor:  When I first retired twelve years ago, I was confused about having all of this time on my hands. My work life had always been structured, and now I could do whatever suited me. More...

Columns

Remorse for lack of help; pub crawl date

The weather this time of year as always is weird. This past weekend almost wearing shorts on Saturday and parkas on Sunday. On Monday the roads were kinda iffy, a little greasy as they say. More...

Good to see servers at Winter Carnival

(Editor’s note: Don’t blame the Walkers for the shortened column; save it for me. Items that could not fit this week are being saved for the March 10 column. Also, carnival results can be found on the back page of Section Two.)  More...

Leelanau Log

Real estate transfers recorded in county

February 19  Brayton B. Alley, Trustee of the Brayton B. Alley Non-Exempt Basic Trust to himself, Lot 2, Section 25 in Leelanau Township.  Brayton B. and Pim D. D. More...

Construction Code Authority Building permits issued

CENTERVILLE TOWNSHIP – French Valley Vineyard LLC (Stephen E. More...

Soil Erosion Permits

Glen Arbor Township –  Mark and Susan Devirgilio – (Novak Masonry Inc.) Excavate 4” exposed aggregate concrete with reinforcement driveway and sidewalk, gravel parking spot at 7061 S. More...