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Leelanau County Unveils New Sand Dunes

NORTHPORT, MICHIGAN – Leelanau County announced the completion of a two month project to install sand dunes in villages across the county after workers wrapped up construction of the Northport dune. “When the numbers came back from our latest tourism study, we realized what an incredible driver the Sleeping Bear Dunes are for County visitors,” explained Leelanau County […]


Sleeping Bear Awakes!

DATELINE: GLEN ARBOR, MICHIGAN The village of Glen Arbor was stunned today when Mishe-Mokwa (the “Sleeping Bear”) woke up! The 52.3 foot mother bear had been sleeping for several thousand years and apparently woke up very hungry and cranky. While most of the residents fled in panic as the roaring bear ripped down the radio […]


Fishtown Theme Park

Leland’s historic Fishtown will reopen today as “Fish City” after a mega-million dollar upgrade by 4/1 Amusements, according to Leland Mayor Bob Schlueter. The theme park will feature the midwest’s longest waterfall slide, seventeen fudge shops and the park mascot, Charley the Chub. click here for more innovative & startling news stories from years past


Stunning Cherry Discovery on the Leelanau Peninsula

DATELINE: BINGHAM, MICHIGAN Scientists from Lansing to London are abuzz at today’s announcement regarding a new cherry finding by researchers at the Northwest Michigan Horticultural Research Station (NWMI Hort). Cherries have already been found to benefit conditions including gout and arthritis, but now, according to NWMI Hort Station Coordinator Jim Nugent, research has unlocked a […]


Tim Allen declares for Governor!

VIA ABSOLUTE MICHIGAN | APRIL 1, 2010 In a shocking move, longtime Leelanau summer resident and Pure Michigan spokesman Tim Allen has announced both his takeover of the popular Pure Michigan ad campaign and his candidacy for Michigan Governor. Michigan Democratic Party Chairman Mark Brewer explained how this all came about in a 9 AM […]


Great Lakes Submarine Photo Validated

GRAND MARAIS, MICHIGAN – At a meeting of the Michigan Society of Speculative Science (MiSSS), Dr. Werner Unterseeboot of the Institute for Great Lakes Submarine Research announced that his advanced photographic analysis has confirmed the validity of the famous “Windy Beach Photo”. The photo was taken by an unidentified vacationer in the late summer of […]