March 30, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

Women’s March focus of exhibit

The Old Art Building in Leland will host a new photography exhibit, “Reflections — Images from the Women’s March on Washington” through April 10.  The exhibit features photos by three northern Michigan residents and a fic More...

Corrections:

The district represented by the Chairman of the Leelanau County Board of Commissioners, William J. Bunek, was misidentified in an article in last week’s Enterprise. Commissioner Bunek represents District No. More...

Meeting held to discuss new union’s 1st contract

The Suttons Bay Village Council held a special meeting Tuesday morning to discuss negotiations with a labor union representing village workers.  Most of the 90-minute meeting was held behind closed doors, as allowed under the state’s Open More...

Weight and speed restrictions lifted after record-tying 41 days

The Leelanau County Road Commission announced this week that weight and speed restrictions have been lifted on all county roads as of 8 a.m. More...

Tree cutting needed by Cherryland to install new utility lines

Tree cutting in an utility easement along Co. Rd. More...

Book discussion

Club members and guests will share reviews of books that they have found interesting at the next meeting of the Glen Lake Woman’s Club.  The meeting will begin at noon next Wednesday, April 5, at the Glen Lake Community Reformed Church in More...

Follow a jug that is recycled

Leelanau County’s eight recycling sites all accept a long list of materials including a variety of plastic products. More...

Short-term rentals headline event

The Leelanau County Planning Commission is holding its Annual Spring Session at 7 p.m. Wed., April 19, at the County Government Center in Suttons Bay Township.  The starts at 6:30 p.m. with a social gathering and light snacks.  More...

County Dates

Last of Lent’s fish dinners   More...

Register for May election

Monday is the last day to register to vote in the May 2 special election.  Persons planning to vote in the election must register before 5 p.m. More...

Changes proposed for Co. Rd. Commission

From 3 to 5 members

Substantial changes to how the Leelanau County Road Commission is organized and how commissioners are compensated could be coming down the pike next year.  Recommendations being considered include increasing the number of Road Commission members More...

Elmwood Township tackles Master Plan update

Now that it has completed work on a long-awaited re-write of the Elmwood Township Zoning Ordinance, the township Planning Commission is turning its attention to updating the township’s Master Plan.  Zoning administrator Sara Kopriva said t More...

Casinos have job openings

The Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians will host a pair of career fairs next month.  Turtle Creek Casino will host the first fair on April 4; Leelanau Sands Casino will hold the second on April 5. More...

Empire ok's 4 road closings

The Empire Village Council approved several road closures for upcoming festivals at its regular meeting held last week.  The requests were submitted by Paul Skinner, president of the Empire Chamber of Commerce.  They include:  • T More...

Permit prices drop for ‘low risk’ food

A drop in fees for some temporary food licenses was approved last week by the Benzie-Leelanau District Health Department Board of Health.  The board last Thursday approved a recommendation from Tom Fountain, director of environmental health, to More...

Reports call for more recycling

Two reports with sets of recommendations released this week in Lansing would shift the focus of Michigan’s waste management strategy to increase recycling.  Issued on Monday by the Department of Environmental Quality, the reports show how More...