November 23, 2017 RSS feed / 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...

County Dates

County Bd. to make appointments   More...

New indigent representation rules already part of county standards

If you can’t afford an attorney to defend you in court in the state of Michigan, your chances of being treated fairly in the future are being improved by a U.S. Supreme Court ruling. More...

Proposed rental ban divides neighbors at Cherry Home

The Cherry Home Association in Leelanau Township may soon eliminate short-term rentals in the Cherry Home Shores community.  The association is in the process of updating its deed covenants, articles of incorporation and bylaws.  More...

Low bid for land nixed by Glen Lake school

Changes in the procedure for the sale of property were approved last week by the Glen Lake Board of Education.  The board during a special meeting Thursday morning amended its policy that required full board discussion of every offer on property More...

‘In other action,’ county plans to buy 3 patrol cars

At its regular monthly executive meeting last week, the Leelanau County Board of Commissioners recommended action on a variety of issues that were expected to be approved in 7-0 votes at this week’s regular monthly meeting.  Acting unanimo More...

Turnout lacking for second Leland expansion meeting; third one set

The Leland Board of Education continues to seek input on proposed renovations to its school complex in Leland. 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...

Corrections::

An article that appeared in the last week’s Enterprise incorrectly stated that Glen Arbor and Kasson townships had endorsed a proposal to analyze zoning and its impact on watershed health.  To date, only Empire Township has signed on for t More...

Only one-third of estimated rental properties have applied for permits

Suttons Bay Township officials are hopeful that more owners and operators of short term rental properties in the township will apply for permits to do so. More...

Cleveland to host series of Trail meetings as federal suit continues

Cleveland Township officials will continue to participate in efforts to plan a final portion of the Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail through the township despite an ongoing federal court appeal by township residents who were seeking to re-route the trail More...

Government Center closed for holiday

The Leelanau County Government Center will be closed Thursday and Friday in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.  The Secretary of State’s office in Suttons will also be closed on those two days.   More...

Leland budget in good shape with more expenses offset by revenues

A budget amendment reflecting increased revenue and expenditures for the first four months of the 2017-18 school year was adopted this week by the Leland Board of Education.  The board voted 5-0 Monday, with trustees Don McMullen and John Siddal More...