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Glass wins bronze, ponders retiring

For most athletes, a trip to the Olympic Games is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. Alisha Glass treated it as such. More...

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

Vezina, Lady Norse net first win of Mokanyk era

The future is now for first-year head coach Kelly Mokanyk and the Suttons Bay volleyball team. Suttons Bay began the 2016 season with a bang in a pair of road meets last week, manufacturing wins in 14 of 18 sets en route to a 6-1-2 record. More...

Six up, six down: Doubles duo off to perfect start this fall

A pair of Glen Lake students showed a glimpse of what is to come from the Leelanau tennis team last week. More...

Cox second in Lober, Grayling invite

If you’re not first, you’re last. Such is the mentality often taken by Glen Lake golfer Nichole Cox, who is after a third straight Division 4 state championship as a senior this fall. More...

Life in Leelanau

Benefits help two county folk

Plans are in place for the Leelanau County community to come together this weekend for separate fundraisers to help two ailing young people. A benefit for Nate Wilson, a 25-year-old farmer from Kasson Township, will be held Saturday from 5-9 p.m. More...

Pentiuk doing well after trip to Mayo Clinic, wedding slated

Stefani Pentiuk is still in touch with the family of the little boy whose heart she carries in her chest. The boy, Oliver, was 7 when he was killed while riding his bike on the side of the road. More...

Talk of the County

Having a conversation with Monica Magute

Name: Monica Magute. Town or township of residence: Leland. Resident since: Since the middle of June, so for about two months. Age and birthplace: I’m 24 and I’m from Lithuania. More...

Views

A birthday toast to the Park Service

One hundred. That’s a lot of candles. The National Park Service, which over the past 46 years has had a huge influence over Leelanau County, will be 100-years-old tomorrow. Please join us in a toast. More...

Better answer for Vlack Park

Poor Joe and Amanda Vlack. All they wanted to do in 1934 was provide a little park for everyone to use, and now their name is part of a lawsuit filed by one township against two others. More...

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Courts

Agreement requires builder to make good on $10,000

A Stanton man has agreed to plead guilty to larceny of between $200 and $1,000 and pay $10,000 in restitution to two subcontractors he hired to work on a Cedar home, according to documents filed in District Court. More...

86th District Court

Noelia M. Chippewa, 41, 3245 N. West Bay Shore Dr., Suttons Bay — Pleaded guilty to no operator’s license on person; charge of driving on a suspended license dismissed; sentenced to pay $285 in fines and costs. More...

Bench trial possible for Sugar Loaf

The presumed owner of Sugar Loaf Resort may face a bench trial in 86th District Court in Leelanau County sometime in October. More...

 

Five deaths place toll on responders

3 more die on M-22

Police, fire and rescue personnel are usually the first on the scene of tragic accidents. More...

Debate causes debate

GOP questions League of Voters

The devisiveness dominating the national political scene this election year appears to have made its way to Leelanau County. More...

Bargain land prices at county auction

4 parcels sell for $138,000

Some deals — including a 40-acre parcel that sold for under $83,000 — were grabbed up at an auction of tax-reverted land held Saturday by Leelanau County. More...


Special Sections

Local News

Empire pays farewell to Mark Deering, ‘one of the good ones’

The community of Empire lost “one of the good ones” this week with the death of Mark Deering at age 100. More...

Vintners look to heavy grape crop; reap medals at state meet

U.S Olympians weren’t the only competitors to return home with hardware this month. Leelanau wineries took four of the eight “Best of Class” awards at the Michigan Wine Competition July 26 in East Lansing. More...

Microplastics talk opens season

The League of Women Voters Leelanau County (LWVLC) will open its 2016-17 season Sept. 7 with a presentation on Great Lakes stewardship. More...

Outdoors

Provemont Pond ‘vandals’ now thought to be Good Samaritans

Leland Twp. parks are benefitting

A mystery at Provemont Pond has a Leland Township resident scratching her head. Susan Och, who sits on the township Parks and Recreation Commission, said the mystery started when her daughter visited the pond on Aug. More...

Put trail guarded by ghosts on walk list

It’s been called the most barren corner of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, and it just might be haunted. By trees. More...

Oak wilt program

A free presentation on oak wilt will be held tonight from 6-8 p.m. in Traverse City. More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

Leelanau County Calendar of Events

Organizations wishing to have their public events listed in this calendar can email Patti Brandt at patti@leelanaunews.com or call The Enterprise, 256-9827, before 5 p.m. Friday. TODAY 8:30-9:30 a.m. More...

Letters

Group seeking to expand broadband offers survey

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Fair comes back; Kelderhouse deserved own coverage

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Was Kelderhouse omission deliberate?

To the Editor: I picked up the Enterprise on Sunday and was amazed that not one mention was made of the Kelderhouse site (which was one of the sites in the Port Oneida Fair.) Just wanted to ask if the omission was accidental or deliberate? More...

Columns

Despite rain in Omena, Saving Birds event draws crowd, raises money

The long-awaited rain that finally arrived made Saving Birds Thru Habitat’s (SBTH) event Saturday evening even more interesting. More...

Rain dance brings 4 inches; Mark missed

The last winner of the Empire Lions Club Lucky 13 drawing is Bud Acton, $100.00 winner. Congratulations. * * * Whoever did a rain dance last Sunday did a great job. More...

Looking Back in Leelanau...

5 YEARS AGO August 25, 2011 More...

Leelanau Log

Real estate transfers recorded in county

August 8 Mark L. Gregson, conservator for Anna M. Gregson to Mark L. Gregson and Joseph S. Gregson, as Successor Co-Trustees of the Anna Marie Gregson Living Trust, Lots 50 and 52 of Sleeping Bear Beach in Glen Arbor Township. More...

Construction Code Authority Building permits issued

VILLAGE OF EMPIRE – Village of Empire (Empire Chamber of Commerce) Construct tent for Empire Hops Festival, no food cooked under tent. Alcohol will be served. Tent size 40’x160’, occupant load “420” at W. More...

Soil Erosion Permits

Empire Township – Daniel McIssac – (Roper Excavating) Excavation to build a new house, garage, driveway and septic system at 4180 W. Dodge Springs Trail ($125 permit fee). Leland Township – More...