October 26, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

Big menu for Halloween plans in county

Parades to dances

Halloween comes with no shortage of events in Leelanau County, both for kids and adults.  Most county communities suggest trick-or-treating from 6-8 p.m. More...

Free dinner well attended by county seniors

Eight turkeys averaging about 20 pounds with all the trimmings were gobbled up at the 24th annual senior harvest dinner Saturday at Suttons Bay School.  Some 143 seniors turned out for the event, which was sponsored and organized by the Leelanau More...

On second thought, no union for village

Employees of the Village of Suttons Bay who voted to join the Teamsters Union last year have decided to “decertify” their vote and forgo union representation. More...

Katofsky on his plans for Sugar Loaf, politics and being home for dinner

No more ‘Polselli’ questions

Sugar Loaf Resort owner Jeff Katofsky took some time Friday morning during his whirlwind tour of Leelanau County to speak with the Leelanau Enterprise. Yes, that was his flamboyant shoe on the front page, although we found him more down-to-earth. More...

‘Park’ property causes stir in Northport; hearing sought

A large tract of land on 7th Street and North Shore Drive in Northport Village has been deeded for recreational use since 1941.  Problem is, the village has been using the land as a site for its Department of Public Works since the mid-1960s.&nb More...

Supporting Conservation

SEVERAL AWARDS including one received by the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians were handed out at the Conservation Resource Alliance biennial meeting, which was held at Black Star Fa More...

County’s last part-time fire chief to hang up hat

Dan Petroskey, the last part-time fire chief in Leelanau County, has announced his retirement. Petroskey plans to step down effective Jan. More...

St. Mary combines Monopoly with auction

“Auction-Opoly” will be the theme for the St. Mary School Annual Auction, which is set for Saturday, Nov. 11. The auction committee has planned opportunities to mix Monopoly fun with an opportunity to bid on hundreds of itemsn. More...

HELP FOR VILLAGE LANDSCAPING

ABOUT 50 volunteer staff members from The Children’s House, an independent Montessori School in Traverse City, helped maintain rain gardens and other landscaping in the Village of Suttons Bay on Friday morning with the help of master gardener v More...

County Dates

Fall’s time for Swiss steak   More...

Corrections:

A story in last week’s sports section referred to the Elk Rapids soccer team as the reigning District 64 champion. Harbor Springs won the district in 2016, beating Leland 2-1.   More...

Village seeks to make one home ‘affordable’

The Suttons Bay Village Council will ask its attorney to draft a motion the council expects to vote on next month outlining future plans for a taxforfeited home the village now owns on Madison Street.  More...

Residents embrace Katofsky’s message

California attorney and developer Jeff Katofski made a “Steve Jobslike” presentation last week to about 150 county officials and residents, taking the microphone to directly answer questions. More...

The importance of public art

The Northport Arts Association will host an event on the importance of public art at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 5, at the Village Arts Building in Northport.  Deborah E. More...

Sporck to address G-L group

Tile artist Leif Sporck will be the featured speaker next Wednesday, Nov. More...

Paramedic left to pay all training costs

The tuition reimbursement request by firefighter paramedic Cap. More...

Some say rescheduled meeting should have been held at night

Leelanau Township supervisor Doug Scripps took some heat at the rescheduled regular township board meeting held at 11 a.m. Tuesday morning.  The meeting was originally scheduled for Oct. 10, but was canceled due to a lack of quorum.  More...

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KELLY GREENMAN Switzer of Lake Leelanau gets a kiss from her 2-year-old Newfoundland dog Muldoon while taking a walk Friday.   More...