Leelanau News and Events

Community Feedback Needed Prior To Renovations At The Center In Suttons Bay

By Emily Tyra | May 16, 2022

The Friendship Community Center (The Center) of Suttons Bay will soon be launching a capital campaign to renovate and restore its facilities. Revitalizing the building itself ... Read More >>


Newcomer Northern Michigan Rowing Club Expands To Two Leelanau County Lakes

By Ross Boissoneau | May 16, 2022

The long, skinny boats of the Northern Michigan Rowing Club (NMRC) now have a second lake in the county to call home. The NMRC — not ... Read More >>


Just 17 Homes Sold In April In Leelanau County

By Ross Boissoneau | May 16, 2022

While prices continue to escalate, the number of residential real estate sales continues to shrink, both due in large part to the low inventory of ... Read More >>


Picnic Comes to River & Main; Fishtown Receives Governor’s Accolade; LCC Gets A New Playground & More Scoop From Leland

By Emily Tyra | May 13, 2022

It’s the first day to snag some whitefish pâté at Carlson’s in historic Fishtown, whose dedicated Fishtown Preservation Society just won a major nod from ... Read More >>


New Waves Church And Habitat For Humanity Partner To Build 14 Affordable Homes -- Including Rentals -- On Bugai Road

By Emily Tyra | May 11, 2022

Infrastructure for an affordable housing development called the New Waves Community is now underway off M-72 in southeast Leelanau County. The site is set back ... Read More >>


Leelanau County Sheriff's Office Releases More Details On Saturday's Fatal Car Accident

May 9, 2022

On Saturday, May 7, 2022 at 1:15pm deputies from the Leelanau County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to a two-car accident at 9300 block of Cherry ... Read More >>


Property Watch: A Commercial-Residential Corner Of Empire

By Emily Tyra | May 9, 2022

A 5.95 acre lot (11985 S. Lacore Road, MLS# 1899298, $649,000) in the Village of Empire’s “Gateway Corridor District” is waiting for a thoughtful investor ... Read More >>


She Makes "History In A Bottle:" Meet Shady Lane Cellars’ Winemaker Kasey Wierzba

By Patty LaNoue Stearns | May 9, 2022

It has been a nerve-wracking week for Kasey Wierzba, the celebrated 43-year-old winemaker at Suttons Bay’s Shady Lane Cellars. She’s been putting the finishing touches ... Read More >>


Two Fatalities In Leelanau County Car Accident Saturday

May 8, 2022

Two individuals died in a motor vehicle crash Saturday afternoon, May 7, in Elmwood Township. Elmwood Township Fire & Rescue reports that its crews were ... Read More >>


Wild Juniper Opens In Cedar, Capital Dog Launches In Lake Leelanau, Garage Bar Is Back, L’Chayim Comes To Glen Arbor

By Emily Tyra | May 6, 2022

We’re back with the dish. Here's a quick roundup of Leelanau’s latest retail and restaurant news: Construction the past few weeks at the northeast corner ... Read More >>



Local Teens’ Perspectives On Mental Health Detailed In Photos

A project using photos to detail the perspectives and stories of area teens on their mental health ...

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Glen Arbor’s “Lost Cemetery” Cleared For Ground Penetrating Radar To Locate Graves; Glen Lake Students To Research Those Laid To Rest

One part community project, one part history remembrance, one part mystery and one part social studies subject. ...

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The Latest Leelanau County Blotter & 911 Report

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

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