Frank S. Koral

   Frank S. Koral 1925-2011 No services are planned for Frank S. Koral who died Dec. 22 at his home on Orcas Island, Wash. He was 86. Frank and his family lived in Northport for many years. Full Story

New assumed names filed in county - December 29

    Indulge; of 13494 S. Martin Ln., Empire — By Mary C. Chateau, 13494 S. Martin Ln., Empire. Ken Mork Construction; of 1255 N. Dumas Rd., Suttons Bay — By Ken Mork, 1255 N. Dumas Rd., Suttons Bay. Full Story

Elbridge L. “Larry” Price

   Elbridge L. “Larry” Price Died January 4, 2012 CEDAR – Elbridge Lawrence “Larry” Price of Cedar and longtime resident of Leelanau County passed away Jan. 4, 2012 at Munson Hospice House surrounded by his loving family. Full Story

86th District Court Proceedings

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Dr. Richard L. Varley

   Dr. Richard L. Varley WILLIAMSBURG — Dr. Richard Leo Varley, 87, of Williamsburg, passed away peacefully with his loving family by his side Jan. 6, 2012, at his home on Skegemog Lake. Full Story

Magistrate Court proceedings - December 29

   Matthew L. Posner, 64, 3500 N. Putnam Rd., Suttons Bay — Impede traffic; $8 fine, $112 costs. Raymond L. Popp, 76, 6788 S. W. Bay Shore Dr., Traverse City — Failed to yield right-of-way; $8 fine, $112 costs. Matthew R. Full Story

Author recalls political street fights in Burdickville

   My father’s approach to life was that of the intellectual and scholar. Full Story

Cedar plans many events for month

   A weekly walking group, a bi-weekly readers club and a cardiopulmonary resuscitation class are just some of the activities the Cedar Area Community Foundation will host this month. Full Story

Grant improves lights on county buildings

   It was a little less than four years ago that the county government building in Suttons Bay Township was completed and open for business. Full Story

Leelanau a good starting place: Weddings, births up in 2011; divorces down

   Leelanau County appears to have been the place to marry and have babies in 2011. Full Story

Leelanau a good starting place

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17 seek county's top post

   Some 17 people representing a wide cross-section of work experiences and education have applied to become the new administrator for Leelanau County. The deadline to apply was Dec. Full Story

17 seek county's top post

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Permits up, values lag

   The number of building permits issued through last Thursday appears to have surpassed that of the previous year. However the estimated value of those construction projects lagged. Full Story

Suttons Bay graduate announces engagement

   David and Vicki Borke of Bingham Township announce the engagement of their daughter, Susan Elizabeth Borke to Max Harrison Fisher. A Sept. 8 wedding is planned. Susan is a Suttons Bay High School and Michigan State University grad. Full Story

Hunt, Bender to wed

   Alexandra Elise Bender of Strongsville, Ohio and Frederic Meeker Hunt, of San Antonio, are planning to wed Jan. 21 in Cleveland. The bride-elect is the daughter of Elisa Bender of Strongsville and Michael Bender of Baltimore. Full Story

Look back at the headlines

   The Enterprise continues its annual look back at the most significant news stories with brief summaries from every issue in 2011. This week’s overview starts with May and runs through August. Full Story

Look back at the headlines

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Reader's Forum: It's time to end the windfall profits

   It is time to get the wind turbine developers and their financial investors out of the taxpayer’s pocket. Lawmakers in Washington must not renew Section 1603 of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). Why? Full Story

Elmwood hoop star keeps focus

   Ressa Borkovich had Carolina in her mind before the Traverse City West girls basketball season tipped off in the first week of December. Full Story

New Year's Eve fairly quiet

   Some Leelanau residents and visitors ushered in the new year with alcohol. However, none were arrested for driving while intoxicated or impaired. Full Story

TCAPS still trying to close deal on Norris School

   Officials of Traverse City Area Public Schools (TCAPS) say they’re hopeful the school district this year will be able to sell its Norris Elementary School property in Greilickville to a New York artist and author who hopes to “adaptively Full Story

Audubon count in county up by 1,300

   A dozen members of the local chapter of the Audubon Society spent a day fanned out around Leelanau County last month to conduct the society’s Christmas Bird Count. The Christmas Bird Count has been conducted annually throughout the U.S. Full Story


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Anglers eager for ice

   There’s a popular saying that fish bite better on cloudy days. But that doesn’t hold true when it’s the water, and not the sky, that’s cloudy. Full Story

Commissioners disagree over positions

   A part-time position was created, a promotion was authorized at a pay rate above the normal wage schedule, and another position upgraded in action last week by the County Board of Commissioners. Full Story

Business people invited to gather at renovated L-L building

   The Leelanau Peninsula Chamber of Commerce will host a Business After Hours event next Thursday, Jan. 12, at the new Thunderbird Building in Lake Leelanau on M-204 at 5:30 p.m. Full Story

Few headline responses from this governor

   It was a simple question. Yeah, it was loaded, but simple nonetheless. Have you ever voted for a Democrat? Republican Gov. Full Story

Lakeshore plans guided snowshoe hikes

   Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore (National Lakeshore) will offer guided snowshoe hikes on Saturdays throughout the winter, starting at 1 p.m. this week. Snowshoers should meet at the National Lakeshore Visitor Center in Empire. Full Story

In-Laws 2012: Hursey vs. Korson

   St. Mary’s Paula Korson needs a victory, but don’t expect Todd Hursey to hand her one Monday night when the coaching in-laws battle for the first time. Full Story