October 18, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Task force brings speaker

Mike DeLeon’s tour of Leelanau County was orchestrated by the Leelanau County Substance Abuse Task Force. More...

Affordable housing issue gains ground

Efforts to make more affordable “workforce housing” available for young families in Leelanau County appear to be gaining some traction. More...

Local News

Baby boys!

Township grows by three in 10 days

The population in Kasson Township jumped by three within 10 days. More...

Donations sought for playground project

A new matching grant may help the Friends of Leelanau State Park build a new playground.  The $80,758 matching grant from GameTime/Sinclair Recreation is available now through October 31.  More...

County Dates

Red hot love of the stage   More...

Outdoors

Recent weather wrecks fishing

Inconsistent weather isn’t just ruining hunting plans.  Fishing out on Lake Leelanau has produced many perch, but the walleye continue to be up and down with the weather warming up and cooling down.  “The lake is still warm,&rdq More...

Herman Park on display

Friends of Herman Community Park, members of the Suttons Bay Township Parks and Recreation Committee and the Township Board were holding an open house at the park Wednesday evening – weather permitting.  More...

Star party set for Sunday

The Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore is the “star” of an upcoming event in the autumn night sky Sunday in celebration of the park’s 48th anniversary.  Park rangers and astronomers from the Grand Traverse Astronomical Soc More...

Coming Events  Free Access 

Calendar

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 7:20-8:20 a.m. — Step Aerobics: Old Art Building, Leland; $8. More...

Columns

Looking Back...

5 YEARS AGO October 17, 2013 More...

Big pumpkin party set in G-A

Colors abound! I’m not sure how long they are going to last because as of this writing it’s cold and rainy and going to be windy. So once again the colors might be on the ground rather than in the trees, but enjoy them all weekend.  More...

Good start reported on fundraising

This year’s Leelanau UnCaged was a success in many ways. One of those successes was the fund raiser for the Northport Veteran’s Memorial that John Mitchell held during UnCaged.  More...

Leelanau Log

Construction Code Authority

Bingham Township  Kevin J. Humphrey (Jenema Builders LLC) Construct new single family dwelling, two story wood frame on crawl space, main and second floor, decks at 7378 S. West Bay Shore Drive ($121,200).  More...

Real estate transfers recorded in county

September 26, 2018  Janice E. Van Raalte to John H. Van Raalte, a one quarter interest, Section 33 in Leland Township.  John D. Van Raalte to John H. Van Raalte, a one quarter interest, Section 33 in Leland Township.  More...

Soil Erosion Permits

Bingham Township  Paul and Julie McNeilly – (J&R Properties of SB LLC) Excavation footing and floor for garage and driveway at 3574 S. More...

BREAKING FREE OF OPIOIDS

October is Substance Abuse Awareness and Prevention Month in Leelanau County. More...

Former addict fights drug use

The ups and downs for Mike DeLeon have been bigger than life itself. DeLeon was a two-time state champion wrestler after being sexually abused by a priest throughout middle school. More...

Schocko bound to Circuit

A witness on Tuesday testified that Angela Schocko came to his door two days after the overdose death of Kevin Yannett of Suttons Bay, asking to use his bathroom. She told the man that she wanted to flush something down his toilet, he said. More...

Special Sections

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

Leland posts shutout against North Bay

District play kicked off this week, and Leland’s match with North Bay endedwithaWfortheComets.The Comets moved on to face the Glen Lake Lakers yesterday after press time. More...

Leelanauts win matches, but fall in Regionals

The Leelanau tennis team ended its season in the regionals at Traverse City.  Matchups with higher-seeded opponents proved to be too much, but the Leelanauts were able to win a few matches.  More...

Gorcyca places first at Traverse City Invitational

Boys and girls cross country teams continue to make their late season pushes before the regional meet at Bear Lake Saturday, Oct. 27. St. More...

Life in Leelanau

THE CHERRY PIE DEBATE

Candidates differ on issues at Cherry Pie Debate

More than 125 people showed up in Glen Arbor last week for the sixth biennial Cherry Pie Debate, sponsored by the Leelanau Enterprise and Interlochen Public Radio (IPR).  Doors opened at 6 p.m. More...

WHAT'S AT STAKE THIS ELECTION?

“Upholding our Constitution and respecting the process our founding fathers and mothers set up for us. It’s revival time.” More...

Talk of the County

Having a conversation with Michelle Shackelford

Name: Michelle Shackelford  Town: Cedar  Resident of county since: 2012  Age and birthplace: 36, Detroit  Occupation: “I own a cut flower farm.”   More...

Views

No ‘gotcha’ moment at Cherry Pie Debate

Political events that put together people who have been clawing at each other for months aren’t usually fun, but we try to break that mode with the Cherry Pie Debate.  More...

Cartoon

Full Story

Heard around Leelanau

“It’s a demon.”  – 25-year-old Peter Rennie said of his addiction to opiates.   More...

Courts

86th District Court

Robert D. Micham, 53, of 3709 S. Long Lake Rd., Traverse City — Pleaded not guilty at arraignment to operating with license suspended/revoked/denied; bond continued; pretrial set for Oct. 30.  Roland J. Baatz, 62, of 3632 W. More...

Vet court may be revived

Officials representing local courts and law enforcement were slated to meet yesterday afternoon with representatives of the Department of Veterans Affairs in the lower level of the county Law Enforcement Center to discuss reviving a local Veterans Co More...

A downstate man ticketed, pot found

A downstate man was ticketed and may face additional charges after a traffic stop near Glen Arbor last weekend. While patrolling early Saturday evening a deputy observed a 2016 Chevrolet pick-up truck backing from a private drive. More...