March 1, 2018 RSS feed / Life in Leelanau

SPELL-BOUND FOR REGIONALS

Twins take two of six spots in county bee; winning word ‘annexation’

Maia Cooper for the second straight year landed a spot on the six-member contingent of county students advancing in the national Scripps Spelling Bee contest. More...

BayView saga continues with write-offs

Suttons Bay Township will write off another $26,700 in delinquent taxes owed by a former developer of the BayView condominium project off M-22 just north of M-204 in the Village of Suttons Bay. More...

Talk of the County

Having a conversation with George LaCross

Name: George LaCross  Town or township of residence: Suttons Bay  Resident since: I was raised here but moved away to Detroit for a while, before returning permanently in 1970.   More...

High water speeds up marina work

Because of rising Lake Michigan water levels, the Village of Suttons Bay will move forward quickly on a project to “armor” another portion of the old coal dock at the village marina.  More...

Beefed-up radio signal helps northern coverage

“Can you hear me now?” will no longer be the catch-phrase for Leelanau Township firefighters.  The two final pieces of a long-awaited puzzle to solving reception issues for Leelanau Township were put into place last month when a powe More...

Niemisto, Wheeler to salute Youth Art Month

Luunappi is a Finnish term for a snappy sound to the ear.  And this month it will also mean an afternoon of snappy music, poems and stories for kids and families at the Glen Arbor Art Center (GAAC).  More...

FIGHTING HUNGER

ST. MARY School Advisory Council led by example last month by volunteering at Safe Harbor in Traverse City. More than 60 people without a place to live were fed. More...

Odyssey of the Mind students advance to state competition

Students from Lake Leelanau St. Mary finished first in their divisions Saturday the regional Odyssey of the Mind competition in Traverse City. More...

Quick take on Leelanau Co. Spelling Bee

Host: Lake Leelanau St. Mary  Sponsor: Leelanau Enterprise  Contributor: The Bay Theater, Bahles of Suttons Bay and the Leelanau Club at Bahle Farms donated movie tickets and popcorn to the winners.   More...

Mentors talk benefits of robotics as county clubs shift into high gear

It’s what everyone looks for in a quality educational program — communication, teamwork, critical thinking and life skills. Robotics offers all of the above. More...

County Cuisine

Chicken soup will help get your family through last winter weeks

Bogey's 19th Hole at the Leland Lodge has long been a place where the locals go and the visitors can't wait to get back to. What's not to like ? There is a fine view of the golf course and an atmosphere that's inviting and relaxing as well. More...

Public hearing scheduled for zoning update

The Village of Suttons Bay Planning Commission has scheduled a public hearing later this month on a draft update of the village’s Zoning Ordinance.  At their regular monthly meeting on Feb. More...

Rejuvenated cast at Glen Lake ready for ‘BACKSTAGE’ debut

A lot can happen in one year’s time.  Just ask Bill Dungjen, director of Glen Lake School spring production of “BACKSTAGE,” which opens Wednesday.  “We have a 400 percent increase in participation,” said Dungje More...

Early mornings on the major

Berthed In Northport

Let’s take a trip on one of the old Northport fish tugs; in particular, Bruce and Roy Nelson’s “the Major.” This was a 35 to 40 foot diesel-driven fish tug that had its home dock in Northport. More...

Eagles take care of business at state meet

Four St. More...