Leelanau News and Events

Where Do Leelanau County's Homebuyers Come From?

By Craig Manning | Feb. 8, 2023

What percentage of Leelanau County’s homes are bought by out-of-towners? As the local real estate market has grown more competitive in recent years – particularly ... Read More >>


The Latest Leelanau County Blotter & 911 Call Report

By Ticker Staff | Feb. 8, 2023

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 >>


What’s Next For The Leelanau Township Library?

By Craig Manning | Feb. 6, 2023

What happens when a library goes independent? Leelanau Township residents are going to learn the answer in 2023. Last year, a local advocacy group called ... Read More >>


Property Watch: Don’t SCIP This One

Feb. 6, 2023

For the iconoclast, the person who’s looking for something unique and unconventional, yet sound and attractive. This home at 2241 Armstrong Road, Empire ($649,900; MLS ... Read More >>


Property Watch: Lakeside Living

Feb. 3, 2023

Inside and out, this home was built for living large. The open floor plan in the 2,800 square foot house at 8608 S Dorsey Road ... Read More >>


Virtual Learning, New Investments Making News at County Schools

By Anna Faller | Feb. 3, 2023

Are students finally back en masse in Leelanau classrooms? And what of the teacher and staff shortage hitting districts across the country? The Leelanau Ticker caught ... Read More >>


Shady Lane Cellars Announces Next Slate Of Friday Night Live Performers

Feb. 1, 2023

Shady Lane Cellars has extended its wintertime Friday Night Live series and announced the next slate of musicians scheduled to perform at the event. Unveiled ... Read More >>


Resort Rumble: Debate Heats Up Around Proposed Wellness Resort In Elmwood Township

By Craig Manning | Feb. 1, 2023

Should a new wellness resort planned for Elmwood Township be allowed to proceed, or should the interests of nearby homeowners take precedent? That’s the question ... Read More >>


The Latest Leelanau County Blotter & 911 Call Report

By Ticker Staff | Feb. 1, 2023

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 >>


Your Guide To Snowy Owls In Leelanau County

By Craig Manning | Jan. 30, 2023

After a (mostly) mild start to the winter, it seems the snowy season has set in across northern Michigan. But what about snowy owl season? ... Read More >>



Times Are Tough, But Leelanau Still Ranks High In Income, Low In SNAP Assistance

With inflation up and housing stocks down, the SNAP program – formerly known as food stamps – ...

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Try Maple Sugaring At Sleeping Bear

A sweet family-friendly event is taking place for the first time at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. ...

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