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You, me and ecology   Hear Joe VanderMeulen and his presentation on climate change called “You, Me and the Ecology of Change” at the 74th Annual Meeting of the Leelanau Conservation District.  More...

Correction:

Dorothy Zboyan, the 100-year-old woman featured in an article last week, lives in Glen Arbor Township — not Empire Township. In addition, the man with whom she was pictured riding a motorcyle was her first husband, Warren Grushow.   More...

Easement allows sewer project

Water quality in north Lake Leelanau will be the beneficiary of a project to build a small-scale sanitary sewer system to serve 34 shoreline properties in Leland Township.  More...

Outdoors

Women harvests deer with bow

Archery season has shown a small number of deer around the hunting areas in Leelanau County.  Since the beginning of archery season back on Monday, Oct. 1, deer have been seen around the county, and hunters like Tammy Flores have found success. More...

Snowshoeing grant awarded

Local fourth graders will have a snowshoe adventure at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore thanks to a grant from the National Park Foundation (NPF).  The Lakeshore has been selected to receive a 2018-2019 field trip grant which will provide 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  7:20-8:20 a.m. More...

Letters

Retired judge backs Kromkowski

To the editor:   I have worked with Marian Kromkowski since 1998 during her tenure as Domestic Relations Referee for the 28th Circuit Court serving Wexford and Missaukee Counties. More...

Vote for Aylsworth

To the editor:   Please join me in voting for Wayne Aylsworth for Empire Village President. More...

Former boss supports Cooney

To the editor:   Bob Cooney is a candidate for the 86th District Court judgeship for Grand Traverse, Antrim and Leelanau counties.  The vacancy occurs because of the retirement of Judge Philips.  More...

Columns

Omena News: No pre-election conflict between cats and dogs

It’s hard to believe that it’s November already. Today is All Saints’ Day, a Christian festival celebrated in honor of all the saints, known and unknown. In Western Christianity, it is celebrated on November 1. More...

Color tour over, Vet’s Day to come

Trick-or-treat day in Glen Arbor was it’s normal and usual success. In spite of a little drizzle, a little cold and just being a little gloomy, parents grandparents kids and if you dogs came out for the fun. More...

Looking Back

5 YEARS AGO October 31, 2013 More...

Leelanau Log

Construction Code Authority

Bingham Township  Down Family Trust (TBE Construction Services LLC) Construct single family dwelling, two story wood frame with main and second floors, covered porches, finished attached garage, unfinished detached garage and lean-to attached to More...

Real estate transfers recorded in county

October 5, 2018  Susan Butterwick, Trustee of the Albert A. Applegate Revocable Living Trust to Patrick J. Wilkie and Mary K. Erickson, Unit No. 32, Suttons Bay Yacht Village in the Village of Suttons Bay (Valuation Affidavit filed).  More...

Soil Erosion Permits

Leland Township  Peter Westerman – (TBD) Dig 13 – 15 footings for 16” D, 32” deep at 1224 S. More...

 

Huge turnout expected Tuesday

More than 4,800 AV ballots

It will come as no surprise to anyone whose head isn’t buried in the sand that voters across the U.S. More...

Wedding barn owner files federal case

The owner of a controversial “wedding barn” in Elmwood Township, Frank E. 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

St. Mary boys place first at regionals

County cross country teams competed Saturday in the regional meet at Benzie Central. The St. Mary boys and girls teams have qualified for states and will both compete at Michigan International Speedway. More...

North Bay, Glen Lake fall in district semifinals

County volleyball teams have ended the regular season, and district volleyball has begun. North Bay took on Traverse City St. Francis and Glen Lake faced off against Grand Traverse Academy Tuesday at Suttons Bay.  More...

Leland bests Western Michigan Christian, moves to state semis

It's silent in Cadillac.  Nick Saffell lines up for the gamewinning penalty kick. He runs up, the ball hits twine and the Leland sideline went crazy.  More...

Life in Leelanau

Dems favored in Leland mock election

Students from Leelanau County’s four public schools and two private schools cast split ballots at a biennial Campaign Rally and Mock Election last week at Leland Public School.  Students favored Democrats at the top of the ballot, but favo More...

Prop. 3 may change the way we vote

When Michigan voters head to the polls on Tuesday they will have an opportunity to vote on the voting process itself.  If approved by voters, Statewide Proposal 3 would authorize automatic and election day voter registration, no-reason absentee More...

Talk of the County

Having a conversation with Rebekah TenBrink

Name: Rebekah TenBrink  Town: Lake Leelanau  Resident of county since: Four years  Age and birthplace: 29, Holland  Occupation: “Director of LIFT Teen Center.”   More...

Views

Sorting through candidates, proposals

With midterm election politics already warm and heating, a reader sent us an essay from The New Yorker magazine that was named, “The Big Question; Is the world getting better or worse.”  The essay doesn’t quite beat aspirin for More...

Becoming grandma: reflections on parenting

Ready or not, here she comes.  As I write this, my daughter-in-law and son are in their last week of gestation, awaiting the arrival of their first child — and our first grandchild. More...

‘Superwoman’ not an average voter

The assignment for the rubber chicken dinner audience was to write down the names of the candidates running for state attorney general and secretary of state. More...

Courts

86th District Court

Jamie L. Bressette, 25, of 2580 Beems Kwa Ma Rd., Suttons Bay — Failed to appear for sentencing; bond continued. More...

Dispatch Blotter

Thursday, Oct. 25  9:20 a.m. — Suttons Bay Township — Found set of keys with pink key fob.  1:17 p.m. — Empire Township — Motorist saw a deer struck by a car. Car didn’t stop. More...

Magistrate Court

Michael J. Wilcox, 28, of 1517 Glen Oaks Dr., The Woodlands, Texas — Speeding 65 in 55 mph zone; $130 fines and costs.  Miranda F. Wurble, 24, of 580 S. More...