February 7, 2019 RSS feed / Front Page

Slippery start for Road Comm.

Although Leelanau County Road Commission workers and staff are being credited for keeping roads in good condition this winter, elected members of the Road Commission appear to be getting off to a slippery start in 2019. More...

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County Dates

Love is in the Air   The Leland Township Library and Leelanau Historical Society will cohost a Valentine workshop from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. More...

Correction:

The deadline to apply for membership in Impact 100 is Feb. 22. The wrong date appeared in last week’s paper.  Further information is available at www.impactTC.org.   More...

Suttons Bay gets tech grant

Suttons Bay Schools is one of 21 school districts in the state to receive grant funding for elementary and middle school robotics.  The school is the only school from northwestern Michigan to receive the grant, which is for $30,502.  More...

Outdoors

L-L angler makes it big on bass circuit

Lake Leelanau bass fisherman Bryan Ray made the best out of the Polar vortex invasion of his home waters.  Ray placed 10th out of 250 amateur anglers entered in the Fishing League World tournament held late last week on Lake Okeechobee in Florid More...

Life in Leelanau

Cedar knitter part of ‘maker culture’

As technology grows ever more inextricably combined with our daily lives, it sometimes seems that the things our parents and grandparents did to occupy their time fade away. More...

Women know ins/outs of weaving

Cathy Boissoneau eagerly awaited a package in the mail last fall. For the previous two to three years, Boissoneau, of Empire said she had been researching rigid heddle tabletop looms, so she could try her hand at weaving. More...

McCreedy wins Glen Lake bee

Ryan McCreedy, an eighth grade student, won first place out of 229 students competing in the school-level National Geographic GeoBee at Glen Lake Community School on January 18. More...

Columns

‘Omena-ians’ enjoy dinner show

Joan Blount is back in Omena after a very special trip to Puerto Rico. The trip was a generous gift from her grandson, Jeff Makarauskas, who currently works in film making in NYC. More...

Woodchuck big winner this year

Happy February everyone. Some think of February as the downside of winter, but I think of February as a month that anything can happen and so far it has.  More...

Looking Back...

5 YEARS AGO February 6, 2014 More...

Leelanau Log

Construction Code Authority

Village of Suttons Bay  Jeff H. Idema and Gloria G. Laird (Matthew A. Krantz) Construct residential bay window addition on posts, wood frame and addition to existing enclosed porch wood frame with new roof at 416 N. More...

Real estate transfers recorded in county

January 25, 2019  James R. Buck to himself, Apartment A-7 Crystal Beach Condominium in Glen Arbor Township.  Daniel and Sharon Rankin, Trustees of the Daniel and Sharon Revocable Trust to Thomas K. and Birgit R. More...

New assumed names filed in county

Peplinski Air & Sea; 4140 S. Peplinski Drive, Cedar – By Wade Peplinski, 4140 S. Peplinski Drive, Cedar.   More...

 

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Poor audit: clerk duties taken over

A delayed audit identifying several accounting deficiencies has resulted in a reassignment of clerk duties in Kasson Township. More...

Lost days pile up like snow

Students and staff at Leelanau County schools recently enjoyed an unplanned winter vacation thanks to Mother Nature. More...

Enterprise, Newspaper of the Year

The Leelanau Enterprise has been named the best weekly newspaper in Michigan for its size for a second-straight year.  The Enterprise garnered more awards than any other newspaper with a circulation of between 7,001 and 15,000 as judged by journ 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

Lakers down Portagers

Glen Lake found a magic number Tuesday. The Lakers scored 17 points in each quarter last Tuesday night to propel Glen Lake to a victory in the teams first game since Jan. 22, defeating Onekama, 68-41, on parents night in Glen Lake Community Schools. More...

Leland holds off Kingsley, move to third in NWC

Leland moves to third in the Northwest Conference.  With the second straight victory Tuesday, the Leland Comets have climbed up the Northwest Conference leader board, defeating Kingsley, 52-40 before the matchup with Suttons Bay today.  More...

Suttons Bay falls to Frankfort after layup rims out

“We were in it to the end.”  Suttons Bay coach Ron Anderson and the Norsemen were in the game to the last minute. 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

Word in Carlson’s column ‘painful’

To the editor:   “Painful words” matter as evidenced by a letter to the editor in this past issue of the Leelanau Enterprise. More...

Graduate income tax needed

To the editor:   There are many projects which would benefit our state if only we could afford them: avoiding crises like the one in Flint, fixing roads and bridges, helping to preserve the Great Lakes. More...

No imbalance on planning commission

To the editor:   More...

Views

Cost of repairs to be paid by taxpayers

Taxpayers in Leelanau County should probably stand by for another case of sticker shock in the coming year after officials figure out how much it’s going to cost to put a new roof on the county’s Law Enforcement Center (LEC) and install a More...

Leelanau, a special place

There’s something special about where we live.  Sleeping Bear Dunes and the rest of Leelanau County by extension, is recognized for its natural features. More...

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Courts

Dispatch Blotter

Wednesday, Jan. 30  10:43 a.m. — Empire Township — Employee drives a dark blue sedan. Due at work at 8:30 No call. No show. Not answering phone. (Contact made via cell phone. Going to retire. Not coming in and not going back. More...

86th District Court

Donna Marie Josette Kiogima, 30, of 851 N. St. Joseph St., Suttons Bay — Arraigned on operating while intoxicated, third offense; bond continued; preliminary exam set Feb. 14. Connie M. Gustafson, 45, of 20884 N. More...

Magistrate Court

Joshua C. Pardee, 18, of 7414 Meadows Dr., Cedar – Speeding 60 in 55 mph zone, reduced from 70 - $110 fines and costs.  Andrew J. More...