December 28, 2017 RSS feed / Life in Leelanau

GIVING SEASON

Jingle Bell time a swell time for local nonprofits

Folks around the county have probably noticed that, just like winter holiday music and decorations, requests from local non-profits for financial and other donations have picked up. More...

Talk of the County

Having a conversation with Paty Nuño

Name: Paty Nuño  Town or township of residence: Bingham Township  Resident since: My parents brought me home from the hospital in 1999.  Age and birthplace: 18 and Munson Hospital, Traverse City.   More...

Greilick and Norris families drive settlement in Elmwood

Mill and General Store

The following is an excerpt from Elmwood Township A Pictorial History” by the late Larry Wakefield. The first grocery in Norristown was built by Charles Norris in the late 1870s. More...

Larry, Barbara Graves met at college

A Suttons Bay couple who met while both were attending the University of Michigan will celebrate 50 years of marriage tomorrow.  Larry and Barbara (VanLooy) Graves were married on Dec. More...

CPR class planned in Cedar

The Cedar Area Community Foundation will host a free First Aid, CPR and automated external defibrillator class next month.  The five-hour class will begin at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. More...

League's Forum speaks of money’s influence on elections

A guest speaker has been invited by the League of Women Voters Leelanau to talk about money’s influence on elections.  Craig Mauger, executive director of the Michigan Campaign Finance Network (MCFN), will speak at noon next Wednesday, Jan More...

Glen Lake releases cast for rip-roaring play, ‘Backstage’

Glen Lake students are busy preparing for the opening curtain of their 2018 play, “Backstage.”  The show will run from Wednesday through Saturday, March 7-10, in the Glen Lake auditeria.  Glen Lake alumnus Bill Dungjen will dire More...

Young artists, parents will ‘let it snow’ in Glen Arbor

The Glen Arbor Art Association will host a series of winter art named “Let it Snow.”  The class will be taught for four Tuesdays next month to preschoolers and their parents or caretakers.  Classes are 90 minutes long and will i More...

2017 Rewind: Cherry imports, roadwork, marijuana controversy

Editor’s note: Starting this week, the Enterprise will revisit the front-page stories of 2017. We’re covering January through June in this edition; next week we’ll look back at July through December. January 5, 2017 More...

County Cuisine

Scallop chowder good for New Year’s meal — or whenever

Today's recipe for Signature Scallop Chowder come from Martha's Leelanau Table, the red house located on St. Joseph Street in Suttons Bay. More...

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JOHN COLLIER (left) was formally accepted as a member of the Suttons Bay-Leelanau County Rotary Club earlier this month. Collier recently relocated to the county from Anderson, Ind. where is was also a Rotarian. More...

S-B places 158 pupils on semester honor roll

A total of 158 students in grades 6 through 12 are listed on the honor roll for first quarter marking period at Suttons Bay Middle and High School.  More...

Younger Norsemen make honor roll, too

More than 40 Suttons Bay elementary students were recognized for achieving honor roll status during the first quarter marking period.  More...

30 Wildcats placed on school honor roll

Northport Public School has placed the names of 30 students on its honor roll for the first parking period of the 2017-18 school year, More...

Free Tai classes

Free Tai Chi classes will begin Monday, Jan. More...

Learning. professional artists join for solstice

On the shortest day of the year, the Old Art Building was bright with warmth and light as attendees enjoyed a sold-out concert featuring oboist Mezraq Ramli, pianist David Husser and the Dance Leelanau Ballet troupe with Hillary Voight. More...

Student program features the arts

The Glen Arbor Art Association (GAAA) will host afterschool art sessions for students on four consecutive Tuesdays next month.  Students in grades K-4 will use multiple mediums and learn a variety of art techniques to build their art skill set.& More...