March 15, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Essays, tests and money part of college process

Pressure’s off for three Leelanau County students. More...

Local News

Stillin named top airman

Air Force Staff Sgt. Rebecca Stillin, a 2010 Leland Public School graduate, was recently named Airman of the Year in her unit at Scott Air Force Base in southern Illinois. She is the daughter of Patricia and Terrence Stillin of Leelanau Township. More...

Spring ‘In Bloom’ in G-A

The wildflowers return to northern Michigan in April and May — both outside and inside.  The Glen Arbor Arts Center (GAAC) will present “In Bloom,” an exhibition exploring the different ways five local artist interpret the subj More...

County Dates

Coffee hour with state representative   State House Rep. Curt VanderWall — who has his eyes on the state Senate — will host a “coffee hour” on Friday starting at 3 p.m. More...

Outdoors

Deer herd had plenty to eat this winter, in fine shape

Disease concerns growing

The thought of Chronic Wasting Disease puts a knot in his stomach.  More...

Lake Leelanau angler warns of ‘deceiving’ ice

Little Glen open

It’s common sense season.  Ice on Lake Leelanau was starting to deteriorate leading up to today’s Department of Natural Resources permanent shanty-removal deadline — although the lake is still fishable.  More...

Snowshoeing at the lighthouse

About a dozen people enjoyed a snowshoe hike around the northern tip of the Leelanau Peninsula Saturday.  The hike was conducted by Leelanau State Park Ranger Stephanie Rosinski and began at the Grand Traverse Lighthouse Gift Shop. More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

Leelanau County Calendar of Events

Organizations wishing to have their public events listed in this calendar can email Amy Hubbell at amy@leelanaunews.com or call The Enterprise, 256-9827, before 5 p.m. Friday.   TODAY  8:30-9:30 a.m. More...

Views

Sunshine missing on week for openness

During Sunshine Week, let’s turn attention to what a black magic marker did in Glen Arbor Township for public disclosure.  After all, it was public disclosure that was negatively affected by the Glen Arbor Township Board’s decision t More...

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Heard around Leelanau

“He has been a good farmer, researcher, Extension agent, industry leader, partner and, most of all, a good friend to many.”  — Brian Altonen, chairman of the Michigan Cherry Committee, upon learning that Bingham Township cherry More...

Courts

86th District Court

Edward O. More...

Alcohol test yields felony

A 60-year-old Suttons Bay man has been charged with third-offense drunk driving after driving to work.  Daniel E. Joupperi of 941 S. Elm St. More...

Altercation ends in driver’s arrest

A deputy checking on a vehicle that had stopped in the roadway allegedly discovered an intoxicated driver and four minors in possession of alcohol.  Shortly after midnight Saturday morning a deputy patrolling South Lake Leelanau Drive observed a More...

 

MSU honors Nugent and his many hats

Receives Distinguished Service Award

“I’m sorry I called you back after five,” said cherry farmer Jim Nugent, who had dialed the Leelanau Enterprise office directly after leaving a growers meeting in Benzie County. More...

Madness firmly in control

Lakers continue in tourney

The Glen Lake community has a fever. And the only prescription is more basketball. More...

Part two of college series

The second installment in our three part series about after-high school choices is published this week. Staff writer Jen Murphy looks at college selection and funding. 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

Schaub leads Glen Lake back to Final Four

Lakers to play Ypsilanti Arbor Prep at Calvin this afternoon

Glen Lake players and coaches knew a breakout game was coming. They just didn’t know when. “She is a force to be reckoned with,” Savannah Peplinski said of teammate Kaitlyn Schaub. More...

Column: Madness may turn to magic

What a week. It certainly was for yours truly. Trips to Maple City last Wednesday, Mancelona last Thursday, Suttons Bay on Friday, Traverse City Central on Monday and Gaylord on Tuesday have my courtside toothpick stash depleted. More...

Lakers roll past Ramblers, into regional final

Lakers have limited six straight teams to fewer than 38 points

To say Glen Lake is peaking at the right time would be an understatement.  “They always say you should aim to play your best basketball in March,” Lakers coach Rich Ruelas said. More...

Life in Leelanau

Meet the President

Collaboration communication, a focus for new nonprofit boss

Northern Michigan native David Mengebier returned home after 41 years. And he’s more than happy about it. More...

Welcome to Northport: A safe, walkable and bikable community

Whether it’s with two wheels or two feet, Northport Strong wants residents to be on the move.  Northport Strong, a new initiative designed to “weave a culture of health into the fabric of Northport,” is Traverse City-based Nort More...

Talk of the County

Having a conversation with Debra Blodgett

Name: Debra Blodgett Town or township of residence: Omena Resident since: 2011 Age and birthplace: I’m 48 years old and I was born in Big Rapids. More...

Letters

Story continues on the thrill of living in Empire

To The editor:   More...

Animal doctor Harrison part of good Samaritans

To the editor:   More...

Government should end ‘wholesale slaughter’ of people

To the editor:   The innocent run in fear with their hands held high. Victims smile at us from TV screens. The anguished cry out “WHY?”. Survivors struggle to endure. More...

Columns

Looking Back...

5 YEARS AGO March 14, 2013 A wet winter should benefit boaters. More...

Manitou shipwrecks at NMC

This week is packed with special days. Today is the Ides of March, Saturday is St. Patrick’s Day, and Tuesday is the official first day of Spring. * * * More...

Pub crawl returns to G-A

Once again if you didn’t set your clocks ahead on Sunday, your’re early.  * * *  More...

Leelanau Log

Construction Code Authority

Village of Suttons Bay  John and Eileen Wehr (Self) Residential Change of Use – Existing garage to mother-in-law suite at 961 S. Richter Road ($17,100).  Bingham Township  More...

Real estate transfers recorded in county

March 2, 2018  Debbie Middleton Trust to Barry C. and Jennifer Middleton, Section 22 in Leelanau Township.  Samuel C. Middleton Trust to Randy L. Middleton, Sections 28 and 29 in Leelanau Township.  Dolores A. More...

Soil Erosion Permits

Centerville Township  Jay Logemen – (Shugart Builders Inc.) Excavation for new home construction at 5363 S. Lake Shore Drive ($125).  Elmwood Township  More...