October 13, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Student counts fall in 3 districts

S-B pupils migrate to Leland

The number of students in Leelanau County classrooms continues to slide. Enrollment in three of the four school districts dropped, while Leland Public School continues to buck the trend. A state-mandated student count conducted last Wednesday, Oct. 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

Martin swings Comets past Norse in Pink Out

Both teams ranked

All players wore pink on Tuesday in a highly anticipated matchup between the peninsula’s pair of ranked teams. One team wore it better. More...

Senior’s swan song could be one for the books

A local golfer will hit the links this weekend with a chance to do something that’s only been seven times in the history of MHSAA girls golf: win three straight state championships. More...

North Bay boys secure share of first league title

County contenders stumble down the stretch, gear up for districts

Most championship celebrations start as soon as the final whistle blows. Others start many minutes later, unexpectedly, on the walk to the bus. 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  8:30-9:30 a.m. More...

Letters

‘Proven leader’

To the editor   More...

Elect thinker

To the editor:   More...

No one should have exclusive right to use, market M-22

To the editor:   I have been following, with great interest, the story concerning the ownership of the M-22 trademark.  On the surface, it seems like a small thing. The brothers have made money by marketing items bearing the M-22 logo. More...

Columns

Omena News: People identified in old photograph

Fall brings its own beauty to Leelanau County, and we are fortunate to have the 26 Leelanau Conservancy properties to help us get out and enjoy it. More...

Glen Lake News

Halloween is still a bit off, but on Saturday, Oct. 22, the Pumpkin Festival comes to Glen Arbor. A pumpkin carving contest will run from 1-5 p.m. At 1:30 p.m., a kids and pets costume contest will be held with a parade. More...

Looking Back…

5 YEARS AGO October 13, 2011 More...

Leelanau Log

Real estate transfers recorded in county

September 30  Jeffrey L. Swanson to Chester R. Hank, Section 32 in Centerville Township.  Richard A. and Catherine A. Newman to Catherine A. Newman, Trustee of the Catherine A. More...

Construction Code Authority Building permits issued

Village of Empire  Village of Empire (AJ’s Excavating LLC) Construct commercial post frame utility structure, one story for unfinished salt/sand storage building; main floor 24’x32’ at 11518 S. More...

Soil Erosion Permits

Bingham Township  Richard Tooley – (Peninsula Pavers) Excavation for shoreline rip rap and lot restoration at 10653 Monaco Way ($125 permit fee).  Elmwood Township  More...

Photo

EDRICH WILLIAMS, 1, from Hudsonville had a great time sitting on one of a group of vintage garden tractors Saturday at Heritage Day at the Empire Area Heritage Museum. See additional coverage in Section 2.   More...

Fall’s here, but where are colors?

Warmth to blame

Looking to put a little color in your life?  You might have to hit the road.  For the second-straight year in Leelanau County, the fall color season is delayed beyond the traditional peak that occurs near Columbus Day weekend.  More...

Vote set for $15-$17 million rec project

Operations millage also needed

Voters in the Suttons Bay School District will be asked next spring to approve bond and millage requests to build and operate a new community center. More...

Special Sections

Local News

Handy Work

THE ‘BEELIEVERS’ quilting group from Immanuel Lutheran Church in Suttons Bay organized the 141 quilts made in the past year and will send them out Saturday to Lutheran World Relief and Samaritus, formerly Lutheran Social Services of Michi More...

Injury results in Leland sidewalk repair

Leland Township has hired a contractor to make emergency repairs to a sidewalk along North Main Street in Leland after a woman who was visiting the area tripped and fell, shattering her shoulder.  More...

County Dates

Halloween comes early at lighthouse   More...

Life in Leelanau

BIG CELEBRATION ON LAKE LEELANAU

The family behind a home that all of Leelanau is talking about

The person who is building the biggest home in Northern Michigan is a family man who carries with him a love of Leelanau County rooted, one could say, in the coal fields of Scotland.  More...

Spending some time with Stacie, Richard Stephenson

Editor’s note: Following is an interview conducted with Richard and Stacie Stephenson, who are building the new home on north Lake Leelanau that has created such a buzz. Alan Campbell interviewed the Stephensons.   More...

In his words, Stephenson family’s hundred-year love affair with Leland

More than a century ago a family love affair and affection for Leland and Leelanau County began when, in 1895, John F. More...

Views

On back taxes, adults should find solution

our opinion

Someone — or some people, such as commissioners, the county treasurer and the county administrator — needs to take control of the BayView back taxes issue before it escalates into a civil war. More...

Cartoon

Full Story

Heard around Leelanau

“She hangs out with me on my days off. Which is nice, it’s a nice part of the job.”   More...

Courts

Weaver charged with having child porn

A 30-year-old Traverse City man is facing more felony charges after sexually abusive material of children was allegedly found on his cell phone.  Robert S. More...

86th District Court

Andrew B. Sheffer, 22, 6164 E. Lincoln Road, Cedar — Pleaded not guilty to drunken driving with occupant less than 16; bond continued; requesting court-appointed attorney; pretrial conference set for Oct. 18.  Brett W. More...

Dispatch Blotter

Wednesday, Oct. 5  11:50 a.m. — Suttons Bay Township — Neighbor is accusing man of stealing out of his yard. Second time. Civil issue.   Thursday, Oct. 6  More...