Leelanau News and Events

A Reveal Date (& Retail Site) On Its Way At The Blue Maple

By Ross Boissoneau | Oct. 5, 2022

Slowly and surely, the corner landmark in the heart of Maple City is morphing into shape. Photographer Meg Paxton will use the space — now ... Read More >>


Here:Say Storytelling Comes To The County Oct. 19

By Emily Tyra | Oct. 5, 2022

Get ready for a night filled with crisp wit, confiding humor and magnetic storytelling at 7pm Wednesday, October 19 in Suttons Bay. The Leland Township ... Read More >>


Northgate Leelanau Pines Site Plan Denied By Planning Commission

By Emily Tyra | Oct. 4, 2022

After a series of well-attended public meetings to discuss a potential expansion at the Leelanau Pines campground in Centerville Township, the planning commission has denied the ... Read More >>


Unoccupied Vessel Crashes Into Break Wall After Boaters Fall Overboard In Grand Traverse Bay

Oct. 4, 2022

At 7:51pm on Oct. 3, the Leelanau County Sheriff’s Office received a report of an unoccupied boat that had crashed into the break wall in ... Read More >>


Clock Ticks On Approval Of Leelanau Pines Campground Expansion

By Emily Tyra | Oct. 3, 2022

Centerville Township planning commissioners continue deliberations this evening (6:30pm, Oct. 3) over Northgate Leelanau Pines’ proposed campground improvements at its property on Lake Leelanau near ... Read More >>


Nic & The Giant Pumpkin: Leelanau, Meet Your 1,893.5-Pound State Champ!

By Emily Tyra | Oct. 2, 2022

Grower Nic Welty of 9 Bean Rows and his behemoth pumpkin (affectionately called Skrump) made the trip from Suttons Bay to Dundee’s Pumpkin Palooza on ... Read More >>


Century-Old Glen Lake Manor Readies For A Rebirth

By Ross Boissoneau | Sept. 30, 2022

For Susan Rife and her husband Robert, breathing new life into the Glen Lake Manor is a family affair and a labor of love. That’s ... Read More >>


Latest Leelanau County Blotter & 911 Call Report

By Ticker Staff | Sept. 28, 2022

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. The following ... Read More >>


Personalities of the Peninsula: Odawa Woman & Water Protector Kira Davis

By Emily Tyra | Sept. 28, 2022

Suttons Bay’s Kira Davis sees her role as an Anishinaabe kwe (Odawa woman) as a connector and a protector of water. She has dedicated her ... Read More >>


Popular Maple City Eatery Pegtown Station Is For Sale

By Ross Boissoneau | Sept. 28, 2022

Pegtown Station proprietors Mary and Dave MacDonald have listed their beloved mom-and-pop restaurant in Maple City. The MacDonalds, Maple City locals who have owned Pegtown ... Read More >>



Local Indigenous Leader JoAnne Cook To Speak On Anishinaabe History And Culture

In honor of Indigenous Peoples’ Day JoAnne Cook, educator and chief appellate judge for the Grand Traverse ...

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Expansion Nears Completion At 9 Bean Rows, Chateau de Leelanau For Sale, More Fall Food & Bev Buzz

A quick look at what’s cooking this fall in the county:

9 Bean Rows — the heart-of-the-peninsula ...

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Property Watch: Countryside Icon

Showings started yesterday at this little red historic gem and its non-adjoined three bedroom, two bathroom family ...

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Hot Off The Apple Press: New Leelanau Releases For Cider Season

Right now, Leelanau County cideries are hard at work harvesting apples and getting all that magical fermentation ...

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