January 31, 2019 RSS feed / Front Page

Park staff happy, back at work

National Park Service employees are happy to be back at work and getting paid, according to Tom Ulrich, Deputy Superintendent at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.  Park service workers should have returned to work Monday after the longest More...

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SNOW COVERS the arch of the St. Mary Cemetery in Lake Leelanau.   More...

County Dates

CEDAR CARES   Cedar, the “Community that Cares,” will live up to its motto Saturday, with a benefit spaghetti dinner for members of the Rosinski family, who were injured in a home invasion earlier this month.  More...

Damage from virus not as bad as anticipated

A computer virus that launched a second attack in as many months against the Leelanau County government computer system has not done as much damage as feared, according to county administrator Chet Janik.  More...

Life in Leelanau

Suttons Bay woman fashions bags and more from recycled sails

When Suttons Bay resident Jenee Rowe began Breakwater Co., an environmentally conscious business making bags out of recycled sailboat sails, she didn’t realize she would also be commemorating personal memories for local residents.  Rowe, 3 More...

Cub Scouts enjoy ‘camp in’ and cardboard sled race

The Cub Scouts of Pack 131 in Suttons Bay enjoyed their Camp In and Cardboard Sled Race last weekend, January 25 and 26.  The Cubs and their parents camped Friday night inside Keswick United Methodist Church. 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...

Columns

Winter driving woes chronicled

Inspired by Esquire Magazine’s awards of the same name, the Omena News held its annual Dubious Achievement Awards from 2009 through 2015. After a three year hiatus, IT’S BACK!  More...

Snow lovers’ wish granted

If you wanted snow, you got it. Unfortunately the cold and wind goes with it. The old story, be careful what you wish for. The kids are loving these snow days.  More...

Looking Back...

5 YEARS AGO January 30, 2014   More...

Courts

Three hurt in car crash

Weather conditions are believed to have contributed to a two-car crash this week that left three injured.  Deputies and Glen Lake Fire and Rescue responded just before 7 Tuesday morning to the intersection of South Plowman Road and M-72 in Empir More...

86th District Court

Agustin M. Serrano, 27, of 9237 S. Johnny St., Lot #17, Traverse City— Stood mute on charge of operating while intoxicated; $500 bond; may leave the state to go to Florida; must return for all court hearings.  More...

Magistrate Court

Ryan C. Paulton, 31, of 203 Chandler St., P.O. 49, Leland – Speeding 70 in 55 mph zone - $200 fines and costs.  James B. Kilgore, 23, of 2463 E. Cherry Lane, Cedar – Violation of basic speed law - $155 fines and costs.  Mark G. More...

Hansen Foods has new owners

Hansen Foods in Suttons Bay has a new owner.  Connie Frost, 57, of Maple City said her purchase of the grocery store officially went through last Tuesday.  Frost has worked at Hansen Foods since 2002, when she joined original owner Dave Han More...

Local family copes with shutdown

Justina Hlavka couldn’t wait for today to come.  The Air Force veteran and her air traffic controller husband, John, of Bingham Township were challenged to make ends meet for much of January — the result of the longest government shu 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 holds off Leland

Glen Lake is without their star guard for the remainder of the season.  Hailey Helling suffered a season ending injury a few days before the game, but Glen Lake held on for the victory against Leland, 59-38. More...

Lady Eagles earns seventh straight victory

The St. Mary Lady Eagles brushed off the game rust Friday.  Having not played since the game against Leland on Tuesday, Jan. 15, Eagles coach Clint Couturier said the team came out very slow. St. More...

North Bay stays tough, falls to Frankfort Lady Panthers

It's the little things so far this season for North Bay.  The ladies of North Bay battled Frankfort to a 12-12 tie at the end of the first quarter, but Frankfort wouldn’t let North Bay grab the lead. 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. More...

Letters

Painful words, inaction for Native Americans

To the editor:   More...

Most southern immigrants are ‘legal’ asylum seekers

To the editor:   Many of those opposed to immigration claim that today’s immigrants are breaking the law.  More...

Fifty-year War on Drugs, lost

To the editor:   It’s way past time to stop blaming immigrants for our drug problems. More...

Views

Don’t reinvent the wheel with short-term rentals

As much as we’re often leery of local governments adopting new ordinances, townships in Leelanau County might do well to consider adopting “short-term rental” ordinances. More...

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Leelanau Peninsula: gateway to nowhere

How’s this for a county economic development slogan?  “Leelanau: Gateway to Nowhere.”  Okay, okay, so our local Chamber of Commerce- types probably won’t go for that.  Neither will the Leelanau Peninsula Economi More...

Leelanau Log

Construction Code Authority

Village of Suttons Bay  Two Peas LLC (Dan Clark) Construct commercial interior alteration of Units “B” and “C” into one Unit “B” for a coffee shop. More...

Real estate transfers recorded in county

January 18, 2019  Jodi J. Shaw to Jeffrey K. Shaw, Unit 92, The Harbor of Traverse City Condo in Elmwood Township.  Jodi J. Shaw to Jeffrey K. Shaw, Unit 7, Brewery Creek Center Condominium in Elmwood Township.  More...

Soil Erosion Permits

Village of Empire  Don and Sara Lloyd – (Kasson Contracting Inc.) Excavation to remove house and build new septic at 11040 W. More...