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Cherry market needs help from Washington

One political message — and a winner — during the 2016 presidential election held that free trade isn’t free if it costs American jobs.  Cherry farmers in Leelanau County are hoping those words turn into action now that the ele More...

Heard around Leelanau

“Brian and I are going to keep it exactly the same but work 1,000 times more.”  Kristi Fischer, who became the third generation of Fischers to own the iconic Fischer’s Happy Hour Tavern in Leelanau Township. More...

Both sides of aisle stick up for ‘big shots’

Politicians who find themselves reversing their positions on this or that issue would prefer that the media describe this as a change of heart. But let’s get real here. When has the media described stuff the way that politicians wanted? More...

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Spring continues to hang in the balance

Twice a year the world achieves balance, dangling midway between seasons.  Look out your window today. Many hillsides are showing red — not the fireball reds of fall, but nonetheless an uplifting shade after the drabs of winter. More...

Reader's Forum: Send your child to a public school

I am writing to the Leelanau Enterprise to urge village and township residents to support their local communities, more specifically, their local schools. More...