December 20, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

White Christmas unlikely

With Christmas approaching and winter outdoor sports stuck with a bare ground venue, snow matters.  It’s lacking.  “Having snow on the ground helps,” said Tom Bartholomew, who oversees skiing operations at The Homestead ne More...

Local News

County Dates

OPEN HOUSE   The Leland Township Library will host a holiday open house Friday, from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.  SOLSTICE DANCE   More...

Correction:

Due to a reporter’s error, the final date for Northport residents to apply for an opening on the Village Council was listed incorrectly last week. The deadline is today, Dec. 20.   More...

North Pole couple ready for big day

With Santa’s favored mode of transportation in jeopardy in Leelanau and his big trip just four days away, we checked in with the world’s top gift-giver on behalf of county children.  More...

Outdoors

Northport man bags buck

The late antlerless firearm deer season is underway, and Mike Stoffel of Northport expects to have trouble filling his tag.  That’s not bad news at all. More...

Life in Leelanau

Seasonal Sippings

Leelanau businesses savor coffee and tea

Seasonal sippings  Leelanau businesses offer hot drinks for cold times  It’s Christmas morning. The initial rush of adrenaline has coursed through the veins of parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles.   More...

Church services abound in county

There will be plenty of opportunities to celebrate the birth of Jesus together at Leelanau County churches. Following is a list of the local services dated for Christmas Eve and Christmas morning as reported to the Leelanau Enterprise: Beulah More...

Cleveland mandates inspections

The Cleveland Township Board last week adopted two ordinances that have been high-profile issues of interest among township residents.  On the recommendation of the township Planning Commission, the board adopted an ordinance calling for septic More...

Columns

G-A theater group shines

The Glen Arbor players did it again. The play “The Bells of St. Mary’s” was very well done and enjoyable. More...

T’was the night in Omena

‘Twas the night before Christmas, and in the center of town,  Omena’s press-goat Harley Jones was wearing a frown.  The village was twinkling, full of Christmas lights.  Everyone had helped make it a beautiful sight.  More...

Looking Back...

5 YEARS AGO December 19, 2013   Australia, Tasmania and Leelanau County may soon have a tourist attraction in common. More...

Leelanau Log

Construction Code Authority

Village of Empire  Glenn T. and Kathy A. Aylsworth (Larry E. Lelito, Jr.) Construct new commercial storage for Glen Craft Marina; wood frame, main floor, covered porch with mezzanine at 11549 S. More...

Real estate transfers recorded in county

December 7, 2018  Jon Staudacher to Debbie Slocombe, Section 14 in Leland Township ($100,000).  Justin Judd and Justin Judd as Conservator of Logan Judd to Deborah A. More...

Soil Erosion Permits

Bingham Township  Constance Brzozowski – (Weber Excavating) Excavation for a driveway (including storm water control structures), home with garage, decks and patio and septic system at 10140 E. More...

 

Group to keep Bay Theatre open

A group organized just last week has wasted no time in organizing a non-profit group to keep the Bay Theatre alive in Suttons Bay.  The Bay Community Theater was scheduled to file paperwork with the State of Michigan today, which will allow the More...

Progress noted at the ‘Loaf’

More progress appears to have been made this week toward the revival of Sugar Loaf Resort.  Closed and decaying for the past 18 years, the resort will undergo an environmental assessment early next year at taxpayer expense before demolition and More...

Recycling site sought in Leland

The county’s Solid Waste Council appears no closer to finding a new recycling drop off site to serve Leland and Lake Leelanau but got some good news this week from the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians.  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

Comets bounce back, defeat North Bay

Lowe leads Comets with 24 points

A game of runs took place in Northport.  Leland (2-1, 1-1 NWC) jumped out to a 16-5 lead last Thursday, North Bay (0-3, 0-2 NWC) came back, but Leland pulled away late to earn the 59-39 victory.  More...

Lakers hold off Benzie Central

Glen Lake (4-1, 3-0 NWC) got all they could handle Tuesday at home.  Benzie Central (3-1, 2-1 NWC) traded leads with the Lakers, but Glen Lake held on for the 62-59 victory against the Huskies.  More...

Eagles knock off Traverse City Home School Bulldogs

St. Mary is back on track.  After losing its first three games, the St. Mary Eagles (2-3) have won two in a row, defeating Traverse City Home School (0-3) Friday, 53-37, grabbing 54 total rebounds in the victory.  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 10 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. More...

Letters

In the spirit of Christmas

To the editor:   More...

The reason for the season

To the editor:   Best wishes to all as we are privileged to experience another Christmas season when hearts are focused on love and good will towards others.  More...

Fleecing of American taxpayers

To the editor: Welcome? More...

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…When they saw the star, they rejoiced with exceeding great joy.

Now when Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judaea in the days of Herod the king, behold, there came wise men from the east to Jerusalem… When they had heard the king, they departed; and, lo, the star, which they saw in the east, went before them, More...

Spirit of Christmas at work in Leelanau

Have you seen him? Have you seen Santa?  He’s been here in Leelanau, spreading gifts and hope and love. In fact, Santa through his spirit and helpers has been all over:  More...

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Courts

86th District Court

Todd A. Stachnik, 53, of 7246 Stachnik Rd., Maple City — Arraigned on bond violation; pretrial set for Jan. 3. Robert D. Micham, 53, of 370 S. More...

Arrest made after crash

The Leelanau County Sheriff’s Office arrested a driver after a single vehicle accident this week in Kasson Township.  Shortly after 6 Tuesday morning, deputies responded to the intersection of West Burdickville Road and South Coleman Road, More...

Magistrate Court

Daniel R. Butryn, 17, of 1383 N. Leland Estates Dr., Leland – Speeding 50 in a 45 mph zone - $120 fines and costs.  James A. Hoyt, 45, of 4564 S. Crawford Rd., Mt. More...