September 29, 2016 RSS feed / Local News

Weather knocks out power

More than 70 Consumers Energy customers in Leelanau County were without power Monday due to the weather.  Utility spokesman Terry DeDoes confirmed Tuesday that 73 Consumers customers lost power Monday evening and early Tuesday morning.  Som More...

Shomin reclaims seat on Tribal Council

Health concerns force Frank Wilson to resign post

The Tribal Council of the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians has appointed a new Tribal Councilor to replace one who stepped down because of health issues. More...

No Bunek motion to lower county millage

For the first time in several years, no one on the Leelanau County Board of Commissioners has proposed lowering the tax rate the county will place on December tax bills.  District No. More...

S-B encouraged with enrollment

Yesterday, the “fourth Wednesday” count day in schools, was a big day for public education in Michigan. More...

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OVER 100 people attended a candidate forum hosted last week by the League of Women Voters Leelanau County (LWVLC) and the Leelanau Horticultural Society. More...

County Dates

Forced migration discussed twice   More...

Corrections:

Cost of filing a document at the county Register of Deeds office is $14 for the first page and $3 for each additional page. An incorrect fee was listed in an Enterprise story last week.  * * *  More...

Price dropping on communication project

A new emergency communications system for Leelanau County will cost the county less than expected — but it may end up costing the seven fire and rescue departments serving the county a little more than they expected.  More...

Health Department hires 3 workers, gives raises

A $2.6 million budget for the 2016-17 fiscal year has been adopted by the Benzie-Leelanau District Health Department.  The Board of Health last Thursday approved the spending plan, up about $134,000 from the current budget year that expires Frid More...

Rec plan still on table; now $15 million

Plans for a scaled-back recreation center were discussed again this week by the Suttons Bay Board of Education.  Superintendent Chris Nelson told board members during a committee of the whole meeting Monday night that he has in hand two options More...

Mac, the eagle, heads to bridge

Mighty Mac, as a bald eagle rehabbed in Leelanau County has been dubbed, will head to the Mighty Mac Bridge on Tuesday for his 15 minutes of fame.  After that he’ll hopefully get back to doing what nature intended him to do — hunting More...