July 26, 2018 RSS feed / Life in Leelanau

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Lake groups join to fight a parasite

Approximately 100 merganser ducks are swimming in new waters, which should be a comforting thought for swimmers splashing around Leelanau County’s inland lakes. More...

County Cuisine

Cucumbers, tomatoes combine for summer salad of fresh veggies

Todays recipe for fresh and healthy comes to us from Anderson’s Market. This fresh salad is an easy and delicious way to add to your summer meal. More...

We’re Here to Help You

The Leelanau Enterprise print and digital marketing department specializes in delivering your message to the residents and visitors of Leelanau County. More...

Solon wants your views on parks

A special meeting has been scheduled to gather input on the future of parks in Solon Township. The township Parks and Recreation Committee will host a public input session at 6:30 p.m. next Wednesday, Aug. 1, at the Township Hall. More...

Oomen leads book reading

The Cottage Book Shop and the Glen Lake Community Library will host local author Anne Marie Oomen next Wednesday, Aug. More...

Arts & Entertainment Events in Leelanau County

THURSDAY  10 a.m. to noon — Leelanau Summinar: A Tandem Approach with Tandem Ciders at the Munnecke Rm, Leland Library.  10 a.m. to 1 p.m. More...

ShareCare expands ride service to M-C

ShareCare has expanded its senior ride service to residents living east of Co. Rd. 667. ShareCare of Leelanau County, a 25-year-old nonprofit, strives to help seniors live independently as long as possible. More...

Bohemians settle at North Unity

School Days

This is the third of a series of articles on the story of Good Harbor, adapted from North Unity and Bohemian Settlement by Norbert Bufka. The book is available at local bookstores or from the author, www.thisonly.org.  More...

Andersons celebrate golden anniversary

Gari and Patricia Anderson of Maple City tomorrow will celebrate 50 years of marriage.  Gari Anderson and Patricia Streeper exchanged wedding vows on July 27, 1968, in Vineland, N.J. More...

Leland class gathers for 50th reunion

Members of the Leland High School Class of 1968 recently gathered for their 50th class reunion.  The reunion, hosted by Mike and Beth Grosvenor at their home, was followed by dinner at the Bluebird.  More...

Talk of the County

Having a conversation with Peggy Hanford

Name: Peggy Hanford  Township of residence: Bingham  Resident since: I’ve lived in Leelanau County for 14 years.  Age and Birthplace: I am 57, was born in Hastings, and grew up in Petoskey.   More...

Fresh-water mermaid spurs young readers

New Leelanau Books owners Kasey and John Morris have a long history with their business. “Leelanau Books was the first bookstore our four children set foot in,” Kasey said. More...

GOP hopefuls

THE LEELANAU County Republican Party hosted a forum last week for GOP candidates in the 35th Senate District. That’s county party vice chair Steve Yoder on the left, with chair Karan Josephus on the right. More...

Needed: new recycling site for L-L

The Leelanau County recycling site located at the Benzie-Leelanau District Health Department will be closing in September.  Leelanau Montessori Public School Academy has purchased the Connie Binsfeld Resource Center and has other plans for the a More...

New art for Old Art Building

“It started small and has grown to be probably be one of the most formidable art shows in the county,” said Becky Ross in regards to the Art Leelanau Benefit Exhibition, which is expected to fill the Old Art Building to the brim with art More...

Anchor’s away for big turnout

Empire community members didn’t let a sprinkle or two from Mother Nature rain on their parade. More...

Early Enterprise editions available on CMU website

Early issues of the Leelanau Enterprise have been digitized by The Leelanau Historical Society (LHS). Files of many of the early editions of the county newspaper are available at digmichnews.cmich.edu. More...

Delicious chicken, Polish style in Isadore

The volunteers will be many and the chicken “smaczne.” That’s Polish for delicious and tasty, which is always appropriate at Holy Rosary Church. More...

Latest preacher also a runner

You may pass the next preacher at Omena Presbyterian Church training on a back-round in Leelanau County for his second triathlon. More...

30 Years, Counting

THE ZONTA Club of Leelanau County celebrated its 30th anniversary earlier this month. The club is part of Zonta Internation, whose mission is to empower women through service and advocacy. More...

Oh, My!

Dorothy, Toto and Munchkins

Ready your ruby red sneakers.  And follow that yellow brick road to the Northport Community Art Center (NCAC), which will kick off its summer offering for community theater this weekend with the classic musical “The Wizard of Oz.”&nb More...