Leelanau News and Events

No Leland Wine & Food Festival For 2024

By Craig Manning | Feb. 23, 2024

Leland residents will have to wait for 2025 for the next edition of a popular local tradition. The Leland Chamber of Commerce announced this week ... Read More >>

Updated County Plan Unlocks State and Federal Relief

By Art Bukowski | Feb. 23, 2024

An updated plan designed to expedite recovery in the case of natural disasters is circulating around the county for adoption by local municipalities. And while ... Read More >>

Leelanau Peninsula Economic Foundation Launches Survey For Leelanau Businesses

By Craig Manning | Feb. 21, 2024

The Leelanau Peninsula Economic Foundation (LPEF) is seeking feedback from Leelanau County businesses to inform its future priorities and initiatives. The online survey, which is ... Read More >>

Northport Planning Commission To Talk Zoning Ordinance Redraft, Master Planning Kickoff

By Craig Manning | Feb. 21, 2024

The adoption of an amended zoning ordinance and the kickoff of a new master planning process: The Village of Northport’s planning commission has both of ... Read More >>

The Latest Leelanau County Blotter & 911 Call Report

By Ticker Staff | Feb. 21, 2024

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. ... Read More >>

Property Watch: Snowbird For Sale

Feb. 21, 2024

This stunning home has been wowing (and comforting) visitors for more than three decades as the Snowbird Bed and Breakfast. Now it could be yours ... Read More >>

Former Glen Lake Band Director Allegedly Took Inappropriate Photos Of Students

By Craig Manning | Feb. 20, 2024

A former Glen Lake Community Schools teacher is facing criminal charges for allegedly violating the privacy of his students, authorities say. The Leelanau County Sheriff’s ... Read More >>

Smaller Houses On Smaller Lots: The Solution To Leelanau’s Housing Price Problem?

By Craig Manning | Feb. 19, 2024

The average sale price for a house in Leelanau County last year was more than $760,000. Local developer Corey Flaska wants to build and sell ... Read More >>

New Platform Tennis Facility Planned At Dune Bird Winery; Other Leelanau Retail, Restaurant News

By Craig Manning | Feb. 16, 2024

A new version of tennis is set to make its way to Leelanau County, thanks to a partnership between a local nonprofit and a Leelanau ... Read More >>

Lawsuit 'Teed Up' in Leland Development Fight

By Art Bukowski | Feb. 14, 2024

A contentious proposed development in Leland is officially out of runway from a government proceedings standpoint, but the developer plans to push the project forward ... Read More >>

The Latest Leelanau County Blotter & 911 Call Report

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

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2024 Residential Real Estate Outpacing Previous Years

Home sales from last month show the real estate market is off to a very strong start ...

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Leelanau County: A Distiller's Ace In The Hole?

When Mammoth Distilling needs a special ingredient to take its spirits to the next level, the northern ...

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Path Cleared for Long-Term Mitten Brewing Lease

A legal dispute blamed for the potential eviction of a beloved Northport business has finally been resolved. ...

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