November 16, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

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Barns, the film, in Empire   More...

FOLLOWING OUR LEELANAU LEGISLATORS

A record of Michigan Legislature actions is compiled weekly by MichiganVotes.org, a free, non-partisan website created by the Mackinac Center for Public Policy. More...

Christmas Cove erodes further; asphalt starting to break up

What has worried township officials for several years has come to pass at the township-owned Christmas Cove beach. More...

Better returns sought by Toys 4 Tots

The annual Toys for Tots campaign kicked off in Leelanau County this week with local coordinators Dave and Pat Myers of Cedar delivering collection boxes to 31 locations.  Pat Myers said a few more locations for toy collections may be added in L More...

1.5% pay raises provided in Suttons Bay

Across-the-board 1.5 percent raises for salaried and non-union employees were approved this week by the Suttons Bay Board of Education.  The board voted 5-0 Monday night, with trustee Jen Lewis absent and board president Thor Mikesell abstaining More...

Chamber, S-B schools join in fund raiser

Shoppers in Suttons Bay on Saturday, Nov. More...

Only Leland Township residents on boards

It was a slow night for the Leland Township Board, which had only two action items on its agenda for Monday’s monthly meeting. More...

Corrections:

A story appearing in the Enterprise last week incorrectly identified the group that recognized George Whitefield of Elmwood Township with a plaque for this contributions to the Northwestern Michigan Fair. More...

Leelanau’s state Rep. on concealed weapons, insurance reform, Flint

Lansing not so partisan

State Rep. Curt VanderWall, a Republican from Ludington, represents Leelanau County in the state Legislature. Mr. More...

Property tax, higher sewer fees possible

Leelanau Township residents heard on Tuesday two proposals to pay off construction bonds used to build the municipal sewer system.  The proposals were announced by supervisor Doug Scripps at the monthly meeting of the Township Board.  More...

Higher tuition ahead for preschool program

Parents of students attending Suttons Bay Public Schools’ Lil’ Norsemen daycare and pre-school program will soon be paying a little more for this service.  The Board of Education voted 6-0 on Monday with Jennifer Lewis absent to incr More...

Empire joins in G-L watershed project

Empire Township will join Glen Arbor and Kasson townships and the Glen Lake Association in a project meant to protect the Glen Lake/ Crystal River watershed through appropriate zoning and planning.  More...

All invited to turkey dinner

Northport Public School will hold its annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday in the small gymnasium.  All are welcome to attend. The cost is $3.50 for adults, with kids eating for free.   More...

Commissioners look at septic regs

Proponents of a septic inspection ordinance for Leelanau County appeared in force at the County Board’s executive meeting this week and will likely appear at the board’s regular monthly meeting scheduled for Tuesday evening. More...