Leelanau News and Events

A Historic Great Lakes Mapping Project, Right Here In Leelanau County

By Craig Manning | Sept. 25, 2023

Contrary to popular belief, the oceans aren’t the only bodies of water on Earth hiding a few mysteries. According to the Great Lakes Observing System ... Read More >>

Property Watch: Gateway to the Forest

By Art Bukowski | Sept. 25, 2023

How'd you like it if your backyard butted up against a sprawling, 1,000-acre plus tract of forest protected by a local land conservancy? This 3.18-acre ... Read More >>

Bridging the Signal Gap: Verizon, T-Mobile Plan More Cell Towers to Boost Coverage

By Kierstin Gunsberg | Sept. 22, 2023

Dropped calls, undelivered texts, and sluggish data connections throughout Leelanau County have prompted frustration and raised concerns about emergency communication. But network carriers say they’re ... Read More >>

Leland Township Considers USDA Financing For New Offices, Future Expansion Project

By Craig Manning | Sept. 20, 2023

A loan from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) could save Leland Township more than $10,000 a year in interest on its newly-acquired office ... Read More >>

The Latest Leelanau County Blotter & 911 Call Report

By Ticker Staff | Sept. 20, 2023

The Leelanau Ticker is back with a look at the most alarming, offbeat, or otherwise newsworthy calls to the Leelanau Office of Emergency Management/911 dispatch. ... Read More >>

Property Watch: Genteel Farmhouse Living

Sept. 20, 2023

This new Leelanau listing offers modern convenience and farmhouse styling with the quietude of countryside living The three-bedroom, three and a half bath farmhouse at ... Read More >>

Ranger No More: Tom Ulrich To Retire From Sleeping Bear After Two Decades

By Brighid Driscoll | Sept. 18, 2023

After more than two decades serving Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore as Deputy Superintendent, Tom Ulrich will hang up his ranger hat and retire at ... Read More >>

Suttons Bay Dog Park To Open Saturday, Other Herman Park Updates

By Craig Manning | Sept. 15, 2023

It’s time to let the dogs out. Such was the news at a Suttons Bay Township Board meeting Wednesday evening, where trustees approved the new ... Read More >>

County Hosts Free Events Concerning Project Planning, Composting Education

By Craig Manning | Sept. 13, 2023

A pair of free events are planned at the Leelanau County Government Center in Suttons Bay over the coming weeks. First, on Wednesday, September 20 ... Read More >>

A Progress Report From Larry Mawby's Ambitious Affordable Housing Organization

By Craig Manning | Sept. 13, 2023

One home available for purchase in Suttons Bay, a duplex in Lake Leelanau occupied by two renters, and a 10-acre property in the Suttons Bay ... Read More >>

Leelanau Home Sale Prices Hit New Highs

Prices of residential real estate continue to climb in Leelanau County. Last month’s sales of 45 homes ...

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The Latest Leelanau County Blotter & 911 Call Report

The Leelanau Ticker is back with a look at the most alarming, offbeat, or otherwise newsworthy calls ...

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Meet Northport's New Leader

Northport has a new village manager after the village council recently voted to hire James Dyer. Dyer ...

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Property Watch: Home For Canine Enthusiasts

Must love dogs. No, we’re not talking about the rom-com from a decade-plus ago, but a business ...

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