December 1, 2016 RSS feed / Local News

Manistee tribe buys Pleva-based lines emphasizing cherries

One of Leelanau County’s most innovative businessmen has sold his business, “Pleva International, Inc.,” to the Manistee-based Little River Band of Ottawa Indians.  And soon his signature meat product, “Plevalean,” More...

Corrections:

A picture of Ed Kandel raising the American flag that appeared on the front of the Enterprise last week incorrectly listed the location. The flag was raised at his mother’s home on Coleman Road.   More...

Controversy continues, progress still on hold for Moorings project

Attorneys representing investors and developers of the largest single residential development project ongoing in Leelanau County will return to court Monday to continue their fight over control of the project. More...

Montessori academy faces stiff increases to stay open

Transportation costs for Leelanau Montessori Public Charter Academy will triple and other operational costs are expected to increase 60 percent. More...

Assessment shows county residents are mostly healthy; asthma an anomaly

Leelanau County residents appear to be healthy, at least based on a community needs assessment produced by Munson Healthcare.  But there are concerning health trends that could negatively impact those who live here.  More...

Photo

ESCAPING THANKSGIVING, wild turkeys enjoyed the view from a hilltop overlooking West Grand Traverse Bay in the southeast corner of Leelanau County late last week.   More...

Workshop scheduled

A free Golden Conversation workshop entitled “Changing the way we think and talk about issues relating to the end of life” will be held from noon to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. More...

County Dates

Suttons Bay plans holiday weekend   More...

Jeep fire spreads to engulf garage in Leland

Firefighters in Leland Township kept a garage fire from spreading to the main structure Monday morning.  Firefighters were dispatched at 7:45 a.m. Monday to a home at 506 Main St. in Leland. More...

Discrepancy costs schools, with Leland first

$191,000 forfeited in Leland

An error in the county’s reporting system to the state Department of Education has resulted in a nearly $200,000 reduction in state aid to Leland Public Schools (LPS).  More...

Leland earns baccalaureate distinction; may look ahead to diploma program

Leland Public School (LPS) is now an International Baccalaureate (IB) school for kindergarten through grade 10.  School officials learned this week that the Leland School district received authorization as an IB school for Primary Years (K-6) an More...

New title, about same pay

A longtime public health nurse in Leelanau County has been promoted, although her new title will have little affect on compensation. More...

Neighbors group consummates purchase of new home in L-L

Fund raising ongoing

It’s official.  Leelanau Christian Neighbors (LCN) officials signed the papers on Wednesday morning for their new home — the former OneUpWeb building in Lake Leelanau.  LCN paid $385,000 for the building — a price that was More...

Donations needed to fill holiday needs of families

Organizers of the “holiday needs” program in Leelanau County are in need of help.  Mary Stanton, executive director of Leelanau Christian Neighbors, is volunteer coordinator for the event, set for Wednesday, Dec. More...