February 8, 2018 RSS feed / Local News

County Dates

Lions club to serve pancakes The Cedar/Maple City Lions Club will host pancake breakfasts on the Sundays of Feb. 11, March 11 and April 8 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.. Meals will be served at the Lions Community Building in Maple City. More...

S-B hires national firm to regulate rentals

The Suttons Bay Township Board has finalized a contract with a Californiabased firm to enforce its short-term rental ordinance. Host Compliance operates online and manages short term rental enforcement for municipalities across the U.S. More...

VanderWall on no fault, Engler at MSU, lowering income tax

State Rep. Curt VanderWall (R-Ludington) was in Leelanau County Friday for several meetings with constituents, and stopped by the Enterprise office for an interview. The interview was conducted by Enterprise editor Alan Campbell.  More...

Harbor cleaning job runs aground

The process of hiring a firm to clean bathrooms at G. More...

Business Briefs: Taste the Passion this weekend

Winery shines in Florida

County wines, “sweet and savory bites,” a “Snow Fun Photo Contest” and pop-up shopping will be among the offerings this weekend as the Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail holds its annual Taste the Passion wine tour.  More...

Chainsaws hum to shape up county park land

Donned in chaps, nine men felled trees like lumberjacks at Myles Kimmerly Park. As sawdust sprayed from the blades, Chainsaw Safety Course instructor Aaron Beishlag coached nine participants to safely bring down unwanted trees. More...

Tribe has three Council seats to fill at election

The U.S., Michigan and Leelanau County aren’t the only governments planning elections this year. It’s also an election year for the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians. More...

Leland school to seek $24.6 million project

Voters in the Leland School District will determine the fate of a $24.6 million bond proposal in the May 8 election. More...

Church plans hymn sing

Trinity United Church in Northport will host a hymn sing at 11 a.m. Sunday.  The entire service is dedicated to hymns and songs of faith.  All are welcome to attend.  Trinity Church is located at 103 N. Warren St. in Northport.   More...

Changes linked to affordable housing

Two changes — one being considered, the other already approved — may make it easier for affordable housing projects to locate in the Village of Northport.  More...

Property buy will help Northport consolidate, create village park

A property purchase authorized by the Northport Village may go a long way toward consolidating how it provides services to residents.  The Northport Village Council at a special meeting held Jan. More...

Lake Leelanau home to a yoga yurt

Classes to start in May

M-204 motorists may have noticed something unusual lately just east of the narrows in Lake Leelanau — a yurt.  “It’s not finished yet,” said its owner, Mariann Kirch of Lake Leelanau. More...

Fruit firm with county ties expands with purchase

A corporation with direct ties to Leelanau County fruit growers has invested in CherryFlex Inc., a leader in the development of fruit processing technologies for use in ingredients and supplements. More...

Bay ice not certain

The groundhog predicted six more weeks, and old man winter seems to have taken notice.  With nighttime temperatures as low as three degrees last week and annual snowfall blowing past 100 inches, ice is solid on inland lakes and starting to take More...