October 27, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Halloween a big day for bride, groom

Wedding bells and costumes

Dale Baker isn’t easily spooked.  Neither is his longtime love, Judy Martin of Northport.  The couple — Dale, age 67 and Judy, 73 — is scheduled to be married on Halloween at the County Building in Suttons Bay Township.&nb More...

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

Lakers to host first playoff game since 2013

It’s a brisk autumn day on the Glen Lake practice field and the man beneath the bucket hat is all smiles, cracking jokes and making players laugh when given the opportunity. More...

County teams ready for tricks, treats in district tournaments

It’s only fitting that coach Laurie Glass and the defending Class D state champions of Leland will make their postseason debut on Halloween. More...

Lakers on collision course with Eagles in regional race at Benzie

Ryan Schut designs his cross country program around one race: regionals. Schut expects to see season records from his Glen Lake runners when all four county teams travel to Benzie on Saturday for the Region 29 race. More...

Life in Leelanau

Local chef goes to hell and back

Aaron Smock was no stranger to handling the proverbial heat before entering “Hell’s Kitchen.” More...

Chamber feels the Bern, honors outstanding man

More than 100 people were on hand at the Bluebird last Thursday as the Leelanau Peninsula Chamber of Commerce paid homage to a household name in the local wine industry.  More...

Talk of the County

Having a conversation with Teri McFarlan

Name: Teri McFarlan  Town or township of residence: Elmwood Township  Resident of county since: 2005, when she moved here for her husband’s job as general manager of a car dealership in Traverse City.   More...

Views

Prosecutor sends Open Meetings message, but was it heard?

our opinion

A report released by a special prosecutor appointed to investigate an Open Meetings Act violation complaint made by one county commissioner against another should serve as a guideline for others. More...

Cartoon

Full Story

Heard around Leelanau

“I watched to see how they lie. It’s one big mess.” — Lorraine Mathes of Glen Arbor, on watching the presidential debates. More...

Courts

Northport man found ‘competent;’ faces felonies over 15-year-old

A 31-year-old Suttons Bay Township man who allegedly had an ongoing ‘dating’ relationship with a 15-year-old Grand Traverse County teen has been found competent to stand trial.  David J. More...

86th District Court

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Jail time held in ‘abeyance’ for man charged with timber removal

A 13th Circuit Court arraignment has been held for a 33-year-old Rapid City man who allegedly trespassed and cut down several trees on properties in the wake of the August 2015 windstorm in Leelanau County.  More...

Backlash on Tribal project

Recall begun; concerns over environment

A political fight over economic development is brewing in Peshawbestown.  Members of the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians (GTB) say the tribe is deeply divided over whether to move forward with a $56 million plan to construct a More...

Finally, an election that transcends the politics

Recalling teacher Wodek

The 15th biennial mock election and political rally held at Leland Public School this week was bittersweet for many students and faculty – but was somewhat sweeter for Democrats.  As usual, Democrats held an advantage with the mostly under More...

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Local News

SENIORS WELCOME

A RECORD 154 meals were served to county seniors Saturday at the 23rd annual Harvest Dinner for Seniors, sponsored by the Leelanau Community Church. Pictured (from left) dishing up the meal are Rod Boothby, Galen Leighton and Scott Thomas.   More...

County Dates

Spaghetti anyone?   More...

Correction:

An Oct. More...

Outdoors

New plan for Cove beach less intrusive

A plan to move the parking lot at Christmas Cove Beach will be presented to the Leelanau Township Board at its regular meeting set for Tuesday, Nov. 15.  More...

Latest trail segment now officially open

The long-awaited opening of the Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail from Port Oneida to Bohemian Road is in the books. The newest segment of the trail officially opened Friday to pent up interest. More...

Perfect 10: Bow hunter meets his ‘monster’ buck

Ten-point taken near Lakeshore ‘easily a Pope and Young entry’

Bruce Donaldson was recently reminded how fast word travels in Leelanau County deer-hunting circles.  “I walked into the archery shop and I’m showing them the antlers when a guy I don’t even know pulls up a picture of me and m More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

Calendar of Events

Organizations wishing to have their public events listed in this calendar can email Patti Brandt Burgess at patti@leelanaunews.com or call The Enterprise, 256-9827, before 5 p.m. Friday.   TODAY  8:30-9:30 a.m. More...

Columns

Omena celebrates Marine, bride; last farmer’s market of season

Birthdays for Brown, Smith, Steele Walker, Brovins, Tropf

The October meeting of the Omena Women’s Club (OWC) was a tour of the Music House Museum in Williamsburg. More...

Supreme sacrifice: Sox fan dons Cubs shirt

Busiest fall day in memory

The colors have peaked and are as breathtaking as always. More...

Looking Back…

5 YEARS AGO October 27, 2011 More...

Leelanau Log

Construction Code Authority Building permits issued

Village of Northport  Huntington National Bank (Springfield Inc.) Construct commercial alteration: Re-roof at 122 E. Nagonaba Street ($12,700).  Bingham Township  More...

Real estate transfers recorded in county

October 14  Bruce A. and Penny W. Pass to themselves, Co-Trustees of the Pass Trust, Unit No. 11, Thorn Creek Condominium in Elmwood Township.  Lynne Crane, Kathleen Crane, Ann B. Crane, and Ellen E. More...

Soil Erosion Permits

Bingham Township  Rick Korndorfer – (Lake Leelanau Excavating) Excavation beach sand replenish on shore at 3880 S. Lake Leelanau Drive ($125 permit fee).  Elmwood Township  More...