Leelanau News and Events

Solon Township Aims Higher For Parks; $3M Laker Park Now Open

By Emily Tyra | Oct. 15, 2021

Solon Township residents are being asked for their input — by October 30 — on a five-year parks and recreation master plan for 2022-26, which ... Read More >>


Latest Leelanau Blotter And 911 Report

By Ticker Staff | Oct. 15, 2021

The Leelanau Ticker’s weekly look at the most alarming, offbeat, or otherwise newsworthy calls to the Leelanau Office of Emergency Management/911 dispatch. The following is excerpted from ... Read More >>


Leelanau Conservancy Hosts Week-long “Fall For Leelanau” With Color Tours, Hikes & Live Music

Oct. 15, 2021

Leelanau locals can immerse themselves in nature — during peak color week — through various Leelanau Conservancy events held in the county October 18-24. Fall ... Read More >>


Do You Know Leelanau's Mushroom Man?

By Emily Tyra | Oct. 13, 2021

Jim Moses and Linda Grigg of Maple City met and bought their Burdickville Road farm, Forest Garden Organic Farm, the winter of 1985 with the intention of ... Read More >>


Lisa Peacock Shares Her Experience With Threats And Political Manipulation After School Masking Order

By Ticker Staff | Oct. 12, 2021

Lisa Peacock of Traverse City wrote an op-ed piece this week which she shared with various members of the Michigan press. In it she describes political ... Read More >>


Property Watch: Oasis On The Crystal

By Emily Tyra | Oct. 11, 2021

This is a nature retreat for the ages: a year-round cottage (5780 W. Treesong Lane, $635,000, MLS#1893844) directly on the border of 71,199 acres of ... Read More >>


Personalities of the Peninsula: Country Doctor Cyrus Ghaemi

By Emily Tyra | Oct. 11, 2021

So much depends upon a rural doctor, as Cyrus Ghaemi, DO has discovered as Empire Family Care’s only full-time family physician. He sees up to ... Read More >>


Maple City Grower Pairs Regenerative Farming With Medicinal Plants And Flowers

Oct. 8, 2021

Alchemy Farms in the Maple City area is a unconventional farm full of plants grown with the intention of delighting the palate, body and eyes. ... Read More >>


New Data Trends Released By Benzie-Leelanau District Health Department Reveals Number Of Breakthrough COVID-19 Cases Remains Low

Oct. 8, 2021

The Benzie-Leelanau District Health Department has developed a new document to share data trends relating to COVID-19, including highly requested information regarding age distribution, hospitalizations, and ... Read More >>


Latest Leelanau County Blotter And 911 Report

By Ticker Staff | Oct. 8, 2021

The Leelanau Ticker’s weekly look at the most alarming, offbeat, or otherwise newsworthy calls to the Leelanau Office of Emergency Management/911 dispatch. The following is excerpted from ... Read More >>



A Banner Year For The County’s Artists (Plus Catch The M22 Art2Art Fall Tour This Weekend)

For artists and event givers, the 2021 up north art scene has been stellar, and according to ...

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SEEDS EcoCorps Conclude Projects At Sleeping Bear Dunes This Fall, Including At Alligator Hill

SEEDS EcoCorps is wrapping up on a season of hard work at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore ...

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New “Housing Ready” Program Director Coming To Leelanau County With Boost From LTCF

In its latest grant cycle, The Leelanau Township Community Foundation (LTCF) board approved a $30,000 grant to ...

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Rare Photo Of A Solon Township One-Room Schoolhouse Discovered

A critical piece of local history was saved recently when this photograph mounted on a crumbling cabinet ...

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