November 22, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Township considers septic regulations

Cleveland Township officials are on the verge of adopting an ordinance requiring well and septic inspections whenever ownership of a property is transferred and would like Leelanau County to consider adopting one as well.  More...

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Chance to walk off that turkey Join the Walkie Talkie Ladies Hiking Group at Leland’s Nedows Bay at 10 a.m. Friday to walk off the calories consumed during Thanksgiving dinner. Free concert to benefit community center More...

Corrections:

The St. Mary “Gold Rush” fundraiser last week grossed more than $110,000. The $60,000 total quoted was for the live auction only. More...

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LEELANAU CHRISTIAN Neighbors volunteers filled more than 150 bags of food to be distributed to local school kids for the extended holiday weekend.   More...

Outdoors

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MIKE DEPUY took the ‘dream of a lifetime’ in October, hunting elk in Wyoming with this father, John.   More...

Snow helps, families important for successful firearms opener

Big deer harvested

Snow played a factor in many successful deer hunts during the first week of the firearms deer season. It helped John Nutt while hunting his private property in Kasson Township.  “He was just walking through the woods. More...

Leelanau deer album

Deer hunting is a major sport in Leelanau County, and we would appreciate an opportunity to share your successful harvest with neighbors. 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.  HAPPY THANKSGIVING!   TONIGHT  More...

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Leland: Use ‘construction’ funds to pay off bond

There’s a point to be made before the Leland Township Board decides what exactly to do with nearly one-half million dollars that remains unspent from a fire department bond passed three years ago.  More...

Shop Leelanau first

Black Friday sounds like the antithesis of Good Friday.  Cyber Monday sounds like a terrorist attack.  In between is a special day for resilient communities across the nation — Small Business Saturday.  On its face we have nothin More...

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Courts

Magistrate Court

Scott G. Carpenter, 47, of 11985 S Peachridge Dr., Traverse City — Dog at large — $75 fines and costs.  Rachel A. Tompkins, 31, of 6530 N. More...

Dispatch Blotter

Wednesday, Nov. 14  11:11 a.m. — Elmwood Township — Dog is vicious and they want it gone. Dog is an Austrian shepard/blue healer mix.  2:09 p.m. More...

Alcohol linked to several arrests

Alcohol was involved in two of three arrests made in a three-day period in the past week in Leelanau County. Shortly after 1 p.m. More...

 

DePuys to benefit from ‘Guns N Hoses’ event

Traverse City law enforcement and firefighters will hit the ice in February to support the Depuys as they fight cancer.  Grand Traverse Guns N Hoses is a Traverse City area non-profit created to assist individual and families in need in the comm More...

Ferry across the bay?

A ferry service across Grand Traverse Bay could link the Village of Suttons Bay with the Village of Elk Rapids, according to officials of both communities.  Seriously.  Members of the Downtown Development Authorities (DDA’s) of the tw More...

Famed portrait painter passes

The portrait of Leelanau has lost a beaming smile and a booming voice.  And a good dose of honesty, a trait that painter Fred Petroskey delicately placed in a body of work that spanned more than 50 years and hangs in living rooms, businesses and More...

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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

Lund repeats as Dream Team MVP

Lund does it again.  One of the top athletes from Leland is just one of the several representatives from the State Championship Comet team. More...

Hornets sting Comets in State Finals

Mendon was too much for Leland to handle.  The Comets were swept in straight sets in the state championship match, 25-16, 25-21 and 25-14. The Comets finish the season 47-11-1 overall.  More...

Dybevik, St. Mary ready for challenges of new season

St. Mary has settled in with its new head coach.  In his second season with the Eagles, coach Jim Dybevik said the team is looking forward to one thing this season.  More...

Life in Leelanau

Talking Turkey: The makings of a great meal

From beginner to expert

Tuesday morning, a turkey in Kasson Township met his maker, and will be on the dinner table of Beth and Roger Noonan Thanksgiving Day. More...

Holiday shopping kickoff: ready, set, go

Thanksgiving means food, family and football.  For many, the day after Thanksgiving marks the start of the holiday shopping season.  But there’s no need to travel outside the county to find that perfect gift. More...

Task force rights abuse

Anniversary of drug overdose today

Thanksgiving Day this year, Nov. 22, will mark the one-year anniversary of the death of 31-year-old Kevin Daniel Yannett of Suttons Bay – the first known casualty of the opioid epidemic in Leelanau County.  More...

Letters

Noonan thanked for service

To the editor:   I would like to take this opportunity to thank Casey Noonan for his service to our community as a Leelanau County Commissioner. He has served us well.  More...

Socialism needs dependent people

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Thanks to Blue Moon

To the editor:   This week the education fund received a check from the Blue Moon Ice Cream Shop in Cedar.  From my understanding, every year they close the season with a customer appreciation weekend and turn over the donations, tips, proc More...

Columns

Holiday season is here

The season really is upon us, and this weekend has many opportunities to ring in the holiday spirit. More...

Full slate of holiday activities

I hope everyone had a great time with family and friends on Thanksgiving. This is the time of year when attitudes seem to change and folks are happier and more forgiving. I know back years ago when I was in retail this was my favorite season. More...

Looking Back...

5 YEARS AGO November 21, 2013   More...

Leelanau Log

Construction Code Authority

Bingham Township  Quality Associates TC LLC (Self) Construct residential interior alteration: main floor bathroom and add second floor bathroom at 5545 S. Spyglass Ridge Drive ($6,930).  Summary of Building Permits   More...

Real estate transfers recorded in county

October 31, 2018  Kathryn Danielson to herself, Lots 486, 388, and 490, Block 23, in the Village of Suttons Bay.  The Revocable Living Trust of Bruce J. and Nanette B. More...

Soil Erosion Permits

Bingham Township  Quality Associates TC LLC – (Socks Construction Custom Homes) Excavation to excavate a duplex basement at 5675 S. More...