Leelanau News and Events

New Life For A Maple City Farmhouse And Elmwood Twp.’s Manitou Gardens

By Emily Tyra | Jan. 25, 2021

It’s a new dawn for the overgrown property at the former Manitou Gardens on M-22 in Elmwood Township. And in the heart of Maple City, ... Read More >>


Glen Arbor Arts Center Offers Free Membership For Healthcare Workers

Jan. 25, 2021

The Glen Arbor Arts Center (GAAC) is offering free, one-year individual memberships to all healthcare workers as a way to express appreciation and support for ... Read More >>


Get Bernie’s Look: The Original Sweater Mittens Are Made In Leelanau County

By Emily Tyra | Jan. 22, 2021

The nation has collectively delighted in Senator Bernie Sanders’ warm and functional inauguration day ensemble, as the many memes that continue to flood social media ... Read More >>


Homelessness In Leelanau? It's Complicated.

By Craig Manning | Jan. 22, 2021

Is there actually homelessness in mostly rural Leelanau County? Though the county’s numbers don’t match those in neighboring Grand Traverse, the problems are still evident, ... Read More >>


The Women Who Dove All Five Great Lakes In 24 hours

Jan. 22, 2021

Inland Seas Education Association (ISEA) in Suttons Bay will host the latest virtual event in the ISEA Cafe series on Tuesday, January 26 at 1pm: ... Read More >>


Leelanau County Commissioners Remain Undecided On 2021 Goals

By Craig Manning | Jan. 20, 2021

The Leelanau County Board of Commissioners voted on Tuesday evening to postpone further discussion about setting goals for 2021. That decision is a slight backtrack ... Read More >>


Little Traverse Inn's Private Dining In An Ice Shanty Built For Six

Jan. 20, 2021

  How often, especially in northwest Michigan, do you have the chance to sample both classic English pub fare and an array of authentic dishes ... Read More >>


Northport Is Home To A Frank Lloyd Wright Original

By Ross Boissoneau | Jan. 20, 2021

Frank Lloyd Wright is arguably the most famous American architect, and a little bit of his history is right here in Leelanau County, in a ... Read More >>


Free Entry To Sleeping Bear Dunes To Celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Jan. 18, 2021

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore Superintendent Scott Tucker is pleased to announce that the entrance fee to the Lakeshore will be waived today, Monday, Jan. ... Read More >>


Property Watch: Down On Main Street

By Emily Tyra | Jan. 18, 2021

Those who’ve had an eye on the Victorian for sale at 201 Main Street in Leland, note that the price just dropped $44K. The $715,000 ... Read More >>



The Front Porch Seeks Support For Suttons Bay’s Laundry Project

The founder of The Front Porch in Suttons Bay, Bobbie Eggert, will be honored the weekend of ...

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Wineries Open Trails For Snowshoes, XC Skis And Fat Bikes (Plus Expand Winter Outdoor Service)

A handful of Leelanau wineries are inviting guests to make use of recreational trails on their properties ...

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Leelanau's K9 Nico Readies For Retirement

Corporal Greg Hornkohl will soon be reporting for duty solo. For the last seven years, he’s been ...

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A ‘Rocking,’ Record-Breaking Year For Leelanau Real Estate, With No Signs Of Quieting

Fresh off a record-setting year for real estate sales in Leelanau County, the market — now just ...

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