November 23, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Therapy capped by buck harvest

1st since accident

Mark Zientek was in the wrong place at the wrong time. 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

Football players fill up Fall Sports Dream Team

Lakers, Norse nab seven spots after seven-win seasons

What a fall it was. A cross country team won a regional, a co-op tennis team flashed some serious potential, and — for the first time in 16 years — two Leelanau County football teams posted playoff wins in the same season. More...

Senior-led Eagles eager to compete

Tipoff: Tuesday @ Alba

Preseason prognostication means little to Lake Leelanau St. Mary senior Nicole Wittman and her teammates. That said, a little swagger can go a long way and — with six seniors on the roster — the Eagles seem to have it. More...

North Bay to lean on defense early

Tipoff: Wednesday @ Bear Lake

Jim Champion still isn’t sure what to expect from his North Bay girls — but he likes what he’s seen thus far. “The defense dominates in practice,” Champion said. More...

Life in Leelanau

Band is Back

Music teacher, eight Northport students revive program after lengthy hiatus

Northport sixth-grader Ava Rice picked up a tenor saxophone for the first time about two weeks ago.  And she’s already getting the hang of it.  “At first it was hard, but toward the end of last week it started getting a little e More...

Flexible seating arrangement a success for Suttons Bay teacher

Twelve large, orange balls similar to those found in exercise gyms are proving valuable in teacher Danielle Kulpa’s second-grade classroom.  Kulpa is in her second year teaching at Suttons Bay, where she graduated high school in 2010.  More...

Talk of the County

Having a conversation with Rick Greenup

Name: Rick Greenup  Town or township of residence: Suttons Bay  Resident since: I came here originally as a part-time resident in 2000 but started spending more and more time here each year and moved here permanently in 2016.   More...

Views

Inspection complaints are eternal; try activity ‘bonus’

What? More...

Thanksgiving and shared hope

Does the historic Thanksgiving picture of Europeans dressed as pilgrims and Indians in their Native garb represent an insulting stereotype or fleeting peace among peoples were polar opposites?  We think of neither. More...

Mashed potatoes and turkey day traditions

A column by Jay Bushen

It’s turkey day here in the Land of Delight and, as always, there’s lots to be thankful for and no shortage of things to look forward to.  Yours truly, for one, is looking forward to a heaping helping of mashed potatoes and Detroit L More...

Courts

86th District Court

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Elmwood man charged with violating bond by assaulting woman

A 24-year-old Elmwood Township man is back in jail for allegedly assaulting a woman with whom he lives, according to a report from 86th District Court. Sebastian B. Kucera, of 10482 S. More...

Dispatch Blotter

Wednesday, Nov. 15  12:12 p.m. — Elmwood Township — Neighbor trouble.  3:32 p.m. — Glen Arbor Township — Illegal hunting.  4:34 p.m. — Northport — Fender bender in parking lot. More...

Special day for shopping local

Villages plan local sales events

Will Case, owner of Case-Daniels Jewelers in Suttons Bay, had already seen four customers by early Tuesday morning, none of whom purchased a piece of jewelry.  Two brought in candelabras from local churches for him to repair, another borrowed a More...

Fruit firm to harvest solar

A Leelanau County cherry processor is in the midst of installing what is likely the largest privately owned solar panel array in northern Michigan. More...

Heroin overdoses treated just in time; 2 men recuperating

Brought back from near death

Two Peshawbestown men this week became the first people “saved” by county deputies in the escalating war against opiates. The men, age 26 and 30, were found unresponsive about 11:30 p.m. More...

Local News

Food was medicine for elegant dinner served at Effie’s Place

Residents at Effie’s Place in Leland last week enjoyed an early Thanksgiving meal and some live music brought to their door.  The evening began with a discussion by Deb Brown, resident care specialist and Martha Ryan of Martha’s Leel More...

Lions begin Christmas tree sale in Kasson Twp.

Now that you’ve stuffed yourself for Thanksgiving dinner, it’s time to get moving and onto the next holiday — Christmas — and the Cedar-Maple City Lions Club may be able to help you out.  The club is hosting its annual Ch More...

Forum set on voting rights

The League of Women Voters (LWV) Leelanau County will host a public forum entitled “Protect Our Vote” at noon next Wednesday, Nov. More...

Outdoors

Wet weather leads to relatively slow opener

Leelanau County Sheriff Mike Borkovich hadn’t missed an opening-day hunt since 1967. More...

Hunters shoot pair of 4-points; ticketed

Conservation Officer Colton Gelinas issued a pair of antler point restriction (APR) violations last week to hunters on Leelanau County land.  Both individuals killed 4-points.  “If you’re not sure, don’t shoot it,” G More...

Aging & Scoring Night slated Dec. 14 in Benzie

Free food, beer and deer-season stories will be among the offerings at the Elmira Township Hall in Benzie County Dec. 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  More...

Letters

Gifts to Art Festival prospers S-B community

To the editor:   As our surroundings change and the season makes its mark on our community, Suttons Bay Art Festival would like to extend a sincere thank you to the volunteers that have supported us in 2017. More...

Cuts don’t increase government revenue, to quote Wikipedia

To the editor: More...

Reagan tried ‘trickle down’; it didn’t work

To the editor: The Republican tax plan is being sold as a way to give corporations and the wealthy the incentive to invest, thereby creating jobs and ultimately resulting in more tax revenue. More...

Columns

All welcome to help deck the halls in Omena

Sunday will mark the return of the annual Deck the Village in Omena starting at 3 p.m. Community members plan to decorate the Post Office, Omena Historical Society’s Putnam-Cloud Tower House, and the Fire Hall and Community Room building. More...

Kickoff to holiday season comes with busy schedule in Glen Lake area

Happy Thanksgiving.  I hope everyone is having a great day with family and friends. It’s the beginning of one of my favorite times of year. People seem to change in attitude. More...

Looking Back...

5 YEARS AGO November 22, 2012   More...

Leelanau Log

Construction Code Authority

Summary of Building Permits   More...

Real estate transfers recorded in county

November 9, 2017  Dan L. Bohlmeyer to himself, Trustee of the Revocable Living Trust of Dan L. Bohlmeyer, Lot 12 and part of Lot 13, Second Nabawnaga Shores in Suttons Bay Township.  401 Stay, LLC to Gregory D. and Carol S. More...

Soil Erosion Permits

Centerville Township  Robert Rader and Mary Welter – (Robert Ooley) Excavation to construct an access road at 3350 S. French Road ($175).  Glen Arbor Township  More...