January 26, 2017 RSS feed / Life in Leelanau

Heads in the Clouds

Dinner theatre production ‘tailor-made’ for county audience

What do you get when you mix three beautiful stewardesses from three different airlines, a three-timing lothario and his best friend? Throw in a French housekeeper and a good meal and the result is hilarious dinner theatre.  More...

Talk of the County

Having a conversation with Patrick Middleton

Name: Patrick Middleton  Town or township of residence: Kasson Township  Resident since: 2001  Age and birthplace: 47, Pontiac, Mich.   More...

BEE GOOD

SUTTONS BAY is sending seven students to the county spelling bee next month. More...

Two commissioners seek oversight over water monitoring; funds still OK’d

Questions over the relationship of the Leelanau County Board of Commissioners to a longstanding committee known as Leelanau Clean Water (LCW) led to a split vote on the board last week.  More...

Clean Water keeps officers

Leadership did not change at the organizational meeting of Leelanau Clean Water organization held last Thursday. More...

More County Bd. decisions

The Leelanau County Board of Commissioners last week voted unanimously to approve a series of recommendations made during the board’s executive meeting the week before.  In 7-0 votes, the County Board on Jan. 17 approved:  More...

Suttons Bay brings Mother Nature inside

The outdoors has been brought indoors at Suttons Bay Elementary School.  Community volunteer Jan Ostrowski has assembled a “nature room” in the elementary area of the school where students can learn about the world around them.  More...

Houdek, Hearing have Sept. wedding plans in T-C

Ashley Hearing and Jeremy Houdek, both of Longmont, Colo. have announced their engagement.  More...

Book club forms with faith in mind

A faith formation opportunity for adults is coming to the St. Mary Parish in Lake Leelanau.  The Winter Book Club will meet for the first time at 10 a.m. Tuesday in the parish office chapel. More...

Tarsa makes dean’s list

Kaelyn Tarsa, daughter of Stephen and Diana Tarsa of Cedar, was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Hope College.   More...

Mile-high memories include girdle checks, celebrity run-ins

Lived at Playboy Mansion

Several Leelanau County women were stewardesses in the early 1960s, which is when the play “Boeing, Boeing” takes place. More...

County Cuisine

New Zealand native sets record straight with confection correction

This week's county cuisine is a little unusual as it features a recipe submitted by an Enterprise reader and not a restaurant. More...

Nelson recommends against renewing charter for Montessori

The head of Suttons Bay Public School is not recommending a reauthorization of a charter for Leelanau Montessori Public School Academy. More...

Sixty from county named to Northwestern’s dean’s list

Sixty Leelanau County residents achieved dean’s list status at Northwestern Michigan College for fall semester 2016.  More...

Photo

SNOW GROOMING atop the cross-country ski trails at Myles Kimmerly Park was slated to commence this week using this 2014 snow groomer, which is pictured at the county building Friday with Steve Christiansen, vice chairman of the parks and recreation c More...

Natives Got Talent show ‘spectacular’

Members of the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians put their talents on display Saturday at the Leelanau Sands Showroom during the fourth annual “Natives Got Talent” show.  More...

The Log Cabin at the Bluffs

(We thank Kathy Garthe for added historical detail.)   More...

Big doings at St. Mary in honor of National Catholic Schools Week

St. Mary School in Lake Leelanau will celebrate National Catholic Schools Week starting Sunday with a host of activities.  The week will begin Sunday with students speaking at parish Masses. More...

Make your own valentines at Leland Library

The Leland Township Library and the Leelanau Historical Museum will host their annual valentine-making workshop for children and their families on Saturday, Feb. 11.  The workshop, scheduled from 10 a.m. More...