March 29, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Tribal member competes on world stage

Stonefish now a MSU junior

A 2015 Suttons Bay graduate who has become the pride of the Grand Traverse Band is in the running for Miss Indian World. More...

Local News

County churches plan busy Easter schedules, ecumenical events

Two ecumenical services are planned as part of Holy Week, leading up to the celebration of Easter Sunday.  The annual ecumenical cross walk in Suttons Bay will be held at noon Friday as part of Holy Week activities.  Community and church le More...

County Dates

Holistic physician to speak in G-L   More...

Correction:

The March 22 editorial incorrectly identified Village of Empire as “unincorporated.” Empire is one of three incorporated villages in Leelanau County.   More...

Life in Leelanau

LEARNING OVERSEAS

Glen Lake students return from 15-day exchange trip in Germany

These Lakers may have missed their classmates sinking 3-pointers, but their adventures took them much farther afield than a Final Four fan bus.  A well-traveled group of Glen Lake students returned late Sunday from a cultural exchange program in More...

County folks trade snow for sunshine

Early spring is a beautiful time in Leelanau County — if you travel south for spring break.  And many Leelanau County residents are taking advantage of warmth and sunshine offered by the lower latitudes as area schools are on spring break. More...

Janik offers ‘top ten’ for county government

As part of his update for the Leelanau County Board of Commissioners, County Administrator Chet Janik earlier this month presented what he termed his “top ten points of pride” for county government in 2017-2018. More...

Views

Only government coffers helped by newsprint tax

We’ve ignored the subject of newsprint tariffs until now, figuring that complaining would be characterized as self serving. Perhaps that’s so. More...

Quiet week in Lake ...Leelanau

Forget the weather. More...

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Courts

86th District Court

Joseph R. Terhark, 55, of 610 N. Warren St., Northport —Bound over on charge of fourth degree criminal sexual conduct; bond revoked. More...

Coach arrested for leaving scene

Led tennis teams in county, West

The coach of the four-school Leelanau tennis program has been told to cease contact with students and faculty following his arrest for failing to stop Saturday morning after his vehicle struck a pedestrian in Glen Arbor.  More...

Haugen still on unpaid leave

Accused of domestic violence and criminal sexual conduct in Benzie County where he resides, the head of the Leelanau County Construction Code Authority, Steven Haugen, this week remained on unpaid leave and free on bail.  More...

 

Breslin Love

GLEN LAKE players show love to the student section at the Breslin Center last Thursday following the team’s 62-56 Class C semifinal triumph over top-ranked Monroe St. Mary. More...

School dropoff followed by arrest

A Lake Leelanau man is sitting in a jail cell in Sault Ste. More...

Son rise Easter service decades old

A more-than 30-year Easter tradition will continue Sunday with a “Son Rise service” at daybreak at Inspiration Point overlooking Glen Lake in Empire Township.  Jerry Pearson, who leads a summer Sunday morning service at Old Settler&r 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

Glen Lake falls in state championship game

Injury puts damper on program’s first trip to finals since ‘96

Brian Taylor Jr. drove the baseline, exploded toward the rim for a right-handed flush—and ended up on the floor with the ball behind him. More...

Bushen: Hats off to Ruelas, Lakers

What a time to be a basketball fan. More...

Lakers upset top-ranked Falcons in semis

Big 3 buries 10 3-pointers as Glen Lake holds on late

“Thirty-five, my dog weighs more than you!” 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...

Letters

Societal failings make guns the scapegoat

To the editor:   I was raised in the 1930s. More...

Snowball tourney again huge success

To the editor:   The fourth annual Brian Nachazel snowball memorial tournament was again a huge success.  More...

Amendment Rights Clash in Anti-gun Protests

To the editor:   When will it all end? The constant drumbeat of gun control is never ending. Was the Parkland shooting a travesty? Absolutely! Will gun control legislation prevent wanton killing in the future? Never! More...

Columns

April Fool’s twins plan to enjoy Easter

The second Blue Moon of 2018 on Saturday, March 31, will usher in the month of April. The year is rushing onward. More...

Thompsons return from ‘gulfing’ vacation

We are heading back North y’all and as much as I enjoy the time we spend on the Gulf it’s always good to get home.  * * *  I’m sure there’s not much going on this time a year but the springtime sounds of hammers, le More...

Looking Back

5 YEARS AGO March 28, 2013   More...

Leelanau Log

Construction Code Authority

Village of Empire  J & DC Chocolates, LLC (SL2 Contracting, LLC) Construct commercial alterations – metal siding on north and east walls with window/ door replacement on north wall and window replacement on east wall. More...

Real estate transfers recorded in county

March 16, 2018  Stanley G. Kouchnerkavich to Cedar Creek Land Development, LLC, Section 28 in Elmwood Township (Valuation Affidavit filed).  March 19, 2018  Conrad M. and Carolyn H. More...

Deaths recorded in county

William J. Siler, 80, of Elmwood Township died March 10 in Elmwood Township  Norma N. Andersen, 91, of Leelanau Township died March 12 in Suttons Bay  Thomas O., Lohr, MD, 92, of Northport died March 13 in Northport  Ralph A. More...