Exposures 2020 Digital Magazine Now Online!

Exposures 2020 Digital Magazine Now Online!

Exposures is a collaborative project designed in 1988 to challenge Leelanau County students in grades 7-12 to express themselves through art and writing and provide a showcase for their work. Meet some of the sudents & read it online!
Leelanau Cherry Blossom Report

Leelanau Cherry Blossom Report

Sweet cherry blossoms are popping across the county, and we will definitely have cherry blossoms for Memorial Day Weekend!! We'll use this page to update you the state of cherry blossoms in Leelanau!
Spring at Sleeping Bear Dunes

Sleeping Bear Dunes Covid-19 Changes

The Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore has announced modifications to operations to implement the latest guidance from the White House, Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC), and local and state authorities to promote social distancing.
Northern Lights Over Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

Northern Lights Over Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

Here's a little "Throwback Thursday" action from May of 2018. Lucy McClellan Hunter caught this amazing photo of the Northern Lights over Narada Lake in the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, and my favorite photo blog, NASA's Earth Science Picture of the Day, featured it!
Cheese Shanty Makes You Go Yum in Fishtown

Village Cheese Shanty opens for summer May 21st!

One of the most beloved signs of spring is the annual re-opening of the Village Cheese Shanty in Fishtown. Good news - they open tomorrow for the summer!
Leelanau & Traverse City can partially re-open Friday

Leelanau & Traverse City can partially re-open Friday

Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed an Executive Order allowing for the reopening this Friday (May 22nd) of retail businesses, office work that cannot be done remotely, and restaurants and bars with limited seating in Region 6, which includes Leelanau & Traverse City.
2021 Traverse City Film Festival Marquee

2020 Traverse City Film Festival Cancelled, Returns July 27-August 1, 2021

The Traverse City Film Festival has announced it will postpone its 16th annual gathering until next year due to the precautions being taken around the coronavirus pandemic. Next year’s festival will be held July 27-August 1, 2021. It is hoped that much of what was being planned for this year’s fest will be transferred to next summer.
National Cherry Festival Airshow 2 by Deb Perry

127th Air National Guard TC Flyover TODAY

The TC Ticker reports that the Michigan Air National Guard's 127th Wing will be conducting a flyover of Traverse City today (Tuesday, May 12) at roughly 2:45 PM.
Covid-19 Testing

Drive-through Covid-19 Testing in Leelanau

The Traverse City Record-Eagle reports that Northwest Michigan Health Services in Elmwood Township announced COVID-19 testing is now available for “anyone who’s interested”.
The Forts atx Whaleback by Andrew McFarlane

The Whaleback Blues aren't so bad

Here's a three-year-old throwback to May 7, 2017 in the Leelanau Conservancy's Whaleback Natural Area 🌳🌞🌊❤️
Leelanau Morel Page: Hunting Morel Mushrooms on the Leelanau Peninsula

Leelanau Morel Page: Hunting Morel Mushrooms on the Leelanau Peninsula

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Check out the latest Leelanau morel mushroom reports, morel hunting tips, photos, links & videos!
Perseverance

Perseverance

Perseverance by Mark Smith​. Stay strong everyone!!!