January 24, 2019 RSS feed / Front Page

‘Teaching hotel’ now doubtful

Plans to build a 100-room “teaching hotel” just off M-22 and Cherry Bend Road in Elmwood Township appear far less certain following action last week by the township planning commission.  At their regular monthly meeting last week, El More...

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County Dates

Get your Yeti on   The community of Suttons Bay will host its annual YetiFest Saturday. More...

Board grapples with roof replacement, HVAC needs

Leelanau County officials are starting to get a handle on how much it will cost to put a new roof on the county’s Law Enforcement Center (LEC) and install a new heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) system in the Government Center.&n More...

Postponed streetscape project is revised, planned for later in ‘19

The Village of Suttons Bay will move ahead with a major downtown “streetscape” improvement project this year after higher-than-expected costs delayed the project last year.  More...

Life in Leelanau

RADIO ROUNDUP

Show marks 15 years of songs, stories & more

Cedar resident Bill Dungjen was a man with a plan when he walked into the Hayloft Inn one afternoon in the early 2000s. More...

Heating up with ‘Red Hot Lovers’

What do you do when you’re 57 years old, have been married 33 years and want to try something new?  You have an affair, or at least try to.  More...

BEHIND THE PAGES OF THE LEELANAU ENTERPRISE

At the Enterprise, like any business, our strength is our employees. We are blessed to have a team of dedicated professionals working hard to produce the best possible product. Each week we will publish this feature to showcase one of our employees. More...

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Homegrown drug violence in Cedar

The scourge of illegal drugs played out close to home Jan. More...

Progress on housing front

We’re encouraged that progress is apparently being made to bring more “affordable housing” to Leelanau County. More...

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Courts

86th District Court

Judith E. Galla, 55, of 4494 E. Duck Lake Rd., Lake Leelanau — Pleaded not guilty at arraignment to driving without a license/not valid/improper.  Jeffrey A. Fetterrolf, 49, of 9594 S. More...

Dispatch Blotter

Wednesday, Jan. 16  7:21 a.m. — Suttons Bay Township — Disorderly person.  4:11 p.m. — Suttons Bay Township — Black Rav-4 came into parking lot; did a doughnut almost hitting caller’s vehicle.  More...

Honor man arraigned

A 31-year-old Honor man was arraigned last week on sexual assault charges stemming from an incident last summer.  William T. More...

VIRUS STRIKES BACK

County mounts a defense against computer virus

Computer systems in the Leelanau County Government Center virtually “exploded” Sunday when a computer virus that officials were certain had been removed last month suddenly launched a second wave of attacks. More...

Additional charges levied in knife assault

Two people charged in connection with a violent attack on a Cedar family earlier this month will face additional — and more serious —charges today in court.  More...

Empire V-C OKs Cruz settlement

The book has been closed on a lingering chapter in the story of the Village of Empire.  The Village Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to approve a $25,000 settlement in a 2018 lawsuit filed by Traci Cruz, former village clerk.  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

Glen Lake rolls past Suttons Bay

It was raining threes in Maple City.  Xander Okerlund and Glen Lake opened the game Friday on a 17-0 run, and never looked back. More...

Eagles fall to Bulldogs

“Keep up the pace.”  Jim Dybevik wanted his St. More...

Comets hold on to defeat Onekama

Leland earned a huge win Tuesday to keep pace in the Northwest Conference standings.  The Comets held on to defeat Onekama, 61-57, holding a tie for fourth place in the Northwest Conference standings.  More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

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.   TONIGHT  More...

Letters

‘97 years’

To the editor:   More...

Don’t throw baby out with bathwater

To the editor:   The Enterprise article last week on short-term housing rentals was a balanced treatment of a complex set of considerations. Our family has used a major online site for both hosting and out of state visits for several years. More...

Good fences make good neighbors

To the editor: I feel compelled to respond to two letters to the editors that appeared in the Jan. 17 Enterprise. More...

Columns

Omena book group travels

This past week was the Last Girls Book Club’s Annual trip to Petoskey for a two-night stay at the Stafford Bay View Inn. More...

Winter Olympics now at G-T Resort

I hate to always start with weather, however this past week has been brutal and we have a lot of winter to go yet.  More...

Looking Back...

5 YEARS AGO January 23, 2014   More...

Leelanau Log

Construction Code Authority

Village of Suttons Bay  Inland Seas Education Assoc. More...

Real estate transfers recorded in county

January 11, 2019  Thomas L. and Karen M. Britton to themselves and Mandy Jelinek, Section 6 in Elmwood Township.  Noah D. and Tegan E. Creamer to themselves and Kay C. More...

Soil Erosion Permits

Empire Township  Stan and Joy Kryder – Kryder Lake LC – (Stonyfield Construction LLC) Excavation for adding 6x20’ addition, 26’ of total footing at 4470 W. Olive Street ($90).  Leland Township  More...