September 28, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Heat puts urgency in apple harvest

Record warmth in the past 10 days has given a whole new meaning to “baked apples.” Fruit growers in Leelanau County have been scurrying to get their quickly-ripening apples off the trees. More...

Special Sections

Public Notices  Free Access 

Public Notices For Leelanau County

Michigan law requires local governments to inform their citizenry through public notices published in newspapers of record for their communities. These notices provide residents with an easy path for following the work of their elected officials. More...

Sports

Peterson, Lakers cruise past Charlevoix

Glen Lake wins 49-0, braces for homecoming tilt against Frankfort

Jerry Angers and his Glen Lake football team took one step forward with a Week 1 win at Kingsley and two steps back with bad losses to St. Francis and Watervliet — and had plenty of time to think about it during their Week 4 bye. More...

Portagers power past Norse

Jacob Mauntler took the give on 3rd-and-20, ran left, cut back, ran right, made four Suttons Bay tacklers miss — and found the end zone.  Mauntler’s electrifying 35-yard touchdown run in the first quarter on Friday quieted a homecomi More...

Volleyball roundup: Norse sweep Panthers

Everything came together for Grace Periard and her Suttons Bay teammates against Frankfort on Tuesday.  “I have no idea what got into the girls tonight,” second-year coach Kelly Mokanyk said, “but they came out playing the best More...

Life in Leelanau

STORY TIME

33-time Emmy winner produces show, an ode to Old Art Building

The walls of Scott Craig’s office are covered with pictures of people like Jason Robard, Judy Garland, Phyllis Diller and Charlton Heston, to name a few.  And the shelves groan with the 33 Emmys Craig earned in a career of producing and di More...

Three country stars to converge in Showroom

Every few months Leelanau Sands Showroom will host a country music star. More...

Talk of the County

Having a conversation with Sarah Reynolds

Name: Sarah Reynolds  Current town or township of residence: Northport  Resident since: 2004  Age: 17  Birthplace: Grand Blanc   More...

Views

Are zoning costs out of control in county?

our opinion

It’s perplexing why Leelanau County spends somewhere around $300,000 annually to enforce local zoning laws.  We’re not saying that zoning in general doesn’t serve a purpose, or that all zoning administrators are overpaid.  More...

Cartoon

Full Story

Heard around Leelanau

“I don’t know if it’s because I don’t fertilize, but (vegetables from my garden) just taste so darn good.”   More...

Leelanau Log

Construction Code Authority

Village of Northport  Patricia J. Scott and Nancy Kalchik (Jeremy J. Paupore) Remove and reshingle roof for single family dwelling at 201 S. Waukazoo Street ($22,000).  Centerville Township  More...

Real estate transfers recorded in county

August 29, 2017  Frank B. More...

Soil Erosion Permits

Glen Arbor Township Ann Polomsky – (Lakeshore Marine Construction) Excavation for rock rip rap at 7311 W. Day Forest Road ($125). More...

 

WELCOME SHADE

TAKING A lunch break from the hot sun on Monday are migrant workers, from left, Jaime Rios, Osbaldo Balintine and Cornelio Balintine from Mexico. They were working in apple orchards in Bingham Township owned by Cherry Bay Orchards.   More...

Double up road work

Backups on M-22 and county road

With two major north-to-south thoroughfares in Leelanau County getting end-of-season roadwork, some drivers’ may find their patience stretched to the limit.  More than 700 concrete joints are being replaced on a nine-mile stretch of M-22 f More...

Coach seriously injured by fallen tree

Randy Weber went to the woods to take care of a widowmaker tree, The tree nearly lived up to its name. More...

Local News

Group stays involved in Solon

Adversity has brought together a group of people who love living in Solon Township and want to keep it lovable.  The Solon Township Improvement Committee (STIC) was organized in response to a proposal to construct a medical marijuana grow and pr More...

County Dates

Wannabe hippies can paint bus More...

Correction:

The author of a well-received story in the Color Tour directory published last week was mis-identified. She is Kathleen Stocking, not Kathleen Firestone. More...

Outdoors

Cohos biting in big lake, salmon run starts in Crystal

Fall fishing in Leelanau is often associated with the Crystal River.  Bob Smith, owner of the Sportsman Shop in Glen Arbor and the captain of the Mariah charter boat in Leland, is more concerned with salmon in the lake than salmon in the river t More...

On track to a fun pheasant hunt

Former state Probation Officer Steve Brett of Bingham Township scored on a pair of pheasants Sunday at a hunt for veterans and emergency responders at Tails A Waggin Acres hunting preserve near Marion. More...

More solid bucks harvested in Youth Hunt

Deer weren’t exactly on the move during the warmer-than-usual Youth Hunt, but that didn’t stop Leelanau County kids from finding success. More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

Leelanau County Calendar of Events

Organizations wishing to have their public events listed in this calendar can email Patti Brandt at patti@leelanaunews.com or call The Enterprise, 256-9827, before 5 p.m. Friday. TODAY 8:30-9:30 a.m. More...

Columns

Chenault hits milestone; MH missed

Omena big on UnCaged

Lots of Omena folks will be attending, volunteering at, and participating in the Fifth Annual Leelanau UnCaged Saturday in Northport from noon to 10 p.m. More...

Hayride volunteers needed at Empire’s Dunes Golf Club

The Glen Arbor Art Association [GAAA] Readers’ Theater will present “On Golden Pond,” Ernest Thompson’s iconic, 1979 play that delves into the soft center of a thorny family. Performances are Oct. 20-21 at 7:30 p.m. More...

Looking Back...

5 YEARS AGO September 27, 2012 More...

Courts

86th District Court

Nathaniel J. Rose, 32, 10417 E. More...

Charges reduced for builder

A 62-year-old Acme man pleaded guilty Tuesday in 86th District Court to a charge of unlicensed residential building.  In return for his guilty plea, Gregory H. More...

Attempted golf cart theft part of 5- to 20-year sentence

A 32-year-old Traverse City man was sentenced to five to 20 years on three separate charges in 13th Circuit Court on Monday in connection with his attempted theft of two golf carts from Sugar Loaf Golf Course.  Jason J. More...