December 22, 2016 RSS feed / Local News

Leland makes AP honor roll

Leland Public School has put more feather in its collective cap.  School board members learned Monday night that the Leland School District is one of 23 in Michigan and 433 nationwide to earn a place on the 7th annual Advanced Placement (AP) Dis More...

Suttons Bay superintendent receives new, five-year contract and raise

Suttons Bay Superintendent Chris Nelson got an early Christmas present this week in the form of a 5-year contract extension and a raise.  The Board of Education voted 6-0 during a special meeting Monday to approve the contract extension which ex More...

New supervisor offers appointments; budget OK’d

A newly-elected and re-elected Elmwood Township Board last week adopted a general fund budget for 2017 that is balanced at $792,680 in revenues and expenditures, and offers raises for elected officials.  More...

Small Town Volleyball Takes It All the Way

Kyra Vezina, a Suttons Bay senior, has recently signed a letter of intent to play volleyball with Lake Superior State University (LSSU). With a solid career record including 1093 kills, 681 digs, and 329 aces, Kyra plays the good game. More...

'Tis the Season to be Giving

The Suttons Bay Schools community is taking leaps in its public outreach. More...

The Shoe Is On The Other Foot

What can bring a school together more? Throughout the school year, Suttons Bay students will be sharing common words. Over the month of December, the theme is empathy. More...

Appointments made in G-A

A former township trustee was among persons appointed to boards and commissions this week in Glen Arbor Township.  The board voted 4-0 Tuesday night, with Treasurer Terry Gretzema excused, to tap Bill Thompson to fill a vacant seat on the Planni More...

Council holds first meeting in new hall

A public meeting was held for the first time ever in the new Village Hall in Suttons Bay.  Construction of the building is substantially complete, according to village manager Wally Delamater, although it is not quite ready for permanent occupan More...

County Dates

Celebrate winter at Solstice Dance   More...

County accountant gets promotion, but pay stays the same

Zywicki ran for county treasurer

Jennifer Zywicki, who lost in the General Election to incumbent Leelanau County Treasurer John A. Gallagher in the Nov. 8 election, is getting a promotion and more managerial responsibility.  However, she won’t be receiving a raise.  More...

Norsemen write, create student page

Suttons Bay students are putting together a page of stories each month that will be published in the Leelanau Enterprise, starting with this edition.  More...

Huge Strides Start With Lil' Steps

The Lil’ Norsemen of Suttons Bay have recently taken huge steps into a new and improved infant/ toddler room. Though the Lil’ Norsemen program has been located at Suttons Bay Schools since 2007 a decision for improvements was made. More...

New holiday tradition brings the Christmas Spirit to Suttons Bay Elementary

This year marks the beginning of a new tradition in the Elementary School. Thanks to the PTO and donations by Home Depot, a special Christmas tree has been set up in the cafeteria for students to call their own. More...

Emergency commission in hunt for chair

A proposal to change residency requirements for the chairman of the Emergency Services Advisory Commission went nowhere this week with the Glen Arbor Township Board.  The board took no action on a proposal from Supervisor Peter VanNort to remove More...

Firefighter resigns rather than join union

Two officers in the Glen Lake Fire Department have resigned less than a year after firefighters voted to unionize.  Fire Chief John Dodson reported Tuesday to the Glen Arbor Township Board that Lt. More...

Bingham Bd. OK’s 4 of 5 amendments

The Bingham Township Board this week adopted four of five zoning ordinance amendments recommended by the township’s Planning Commission. More...

Three people speak to Suttons Bay Village Council

During a public comment opportunity at this week’s meeting, the Village Council heard from three people. They are:  More...

Village planners learn of new consultant, zoning administrator

The Village of Suttons Bay Planning Commission last week considered a variety of issues that will effect its work in the coming year.  More...