Leelanau News and Events

On This Day In 1960, A Storm Stranded This Freighter Off South Manitou's Shore Forever

By Emily Tyra | Nov. 29, 2021

November 29, 1960 brought blinding snow squalls and wicked high winds to the Great Lakes causing the Francisco Morazan to veer off course and run ... Read More >>

Suttons Bay Bikes Is Matching Donations For New Herman Park Pump Track

Nov. 29, 2021

The Northern Michigan Mountain Bike Association and Bike Leelanau are moving forward with their efforts to bring an all-ages, all-skills bike park — including a ... Read More >>

Shop Local: A Made-In-Leelanau Holiday

By Kandace Chapple | Nov. 26, 2021

Holiday shopping look may look a little different this year with people opting to shop more local than ever, especially amid global supply chain disruptions. ... Read More >>

Ice Rink Will Return To Hancock Field In Leland Thanks To Grassroots Support

By Emily Tyra | Nov. 26, 2021

The revival of the ice rink at Hancock Field last year (after a 10-year dormancy) was a celebrated among Leland locals, however the donated materials ... Read More >>

Property Watch: Untouched Gem In Cedar

By Emily Tyra | Nov. 24, 2021

A 10-acre parcel in downtown Cedar with frontage on Victoria Creek — a stone’s throw from the post office and within ear shot of the ... Read More >>

Thanksgiving Weekend In Leelanau: Little Shops, Lit-Up Trees, Quirky Village Traditions

By Ticker Staff | Nov. 24, 2021

Leelanau is about to light up. This weekend anticipate Santa and reindeer spottings, tree lightings, and a flurry of holiday markets and craft shows. The ... Read More >>

Leelanau’s Real Estate Frenzy Slows This Fall; Total Sales Still Ahead Of Last Year’s Record

By Ross Boissoneau | Nov. 22, 2021

Real estate sales continue to be strong in Leelanau County, though the number of homes sold in October dropped significantly from last year’s October totals. ... Read More >>

Local Couples Invest In 9,000 Square Foot Relic In Heart Of Northport

By Emily Tyra | Nov. 22, 2021

The landmark inn and commercial space on the corner of Waukazoo and Nagonaba in Northport has sold for $900K to 50/50 partners Steve and Carrie ... Read More >>

Leelanau County Blotter And 911 Report

By Ticker Staff | Nov. 19, 2021

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

Nearly 80 Percent Of Residents With First COVID Vaccine Dose In Benzie-Leelanau; Cases On Rise In Region

Nov. 19, 2021

The Benzie-Leelanau District Health Department (BLDHD) reports Thursday (Nov. 18) it has reached 79 percent of residents 16 years and older in its two-county jurisdiction ... Read More >>

Glen Arbor’s Most Famous Golden (And How You Can Be His Groupie)

There’s nothing about this group not to like. Except the strict admission policy: You must own a ...

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Short-Term Rental Bill Could Change Leelanau County’s Vacation Rental Landscape

Vacationers have rented bayfront cottages and lake homes for a century in Leelanau County. Currently some villages ...

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Community Roots On Suttons Bay Norsemen In Third Straight Year Heading To State Finals

The Suttons Bay Norsemen football team — a St. Mary, Northport and Suttons Bay co-op program — ...

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Property Watch: Restoration In Progress

Bringing the 1872 charm back to this two bedroom, two bath farmhouse on nearly two acres in ...

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