Checking in with Sugar Loaf Owner Jeff Katofsky

Checking in with Sugar Loaf Owner Jeff Katofsky

The Glen Arbor Sun has a solid recap of Sugar Loaf owner Jeff Katofsksy's recent call regarding the long-shuttered resort with county & township officials about topics including a vineyard, hotel plans & the possibility of a return of skiing!
#TBT: Remembering Another Spring Storm

#TBT: Remembering Another Spring Storm

Here's a "Throwback Thursday" to March 4, 2012 from near Suttons Bay when Leelanau got ROCKED with up to 20" of snow. While we're seeing snow at rates over 2" per hour right now, it looks like things are turning to rain later today & tonight!!
Northport Energy Presenting 100% Renewable Plan for Leelanau

Northport Energy Presenting 100% Renewable Plan for Leelanau

Northport Energy invites you to a presentation by the UM School of Environment and Sustainability graduate students of their final report on a 100% renewable energy plan for Leelanau County this Saturday, April 13 at the Leelanau County Governmental Center from 1-3 PM.
Breweries Turning to Michigan (and Leelanau) Hops

Breweries Turning to Michigan (and Leelanau) Hops

An in-depth look at how Michigan breweries are turning to the state's hop industry which gets a lot of its output from right here in the Leelanau Peninsula! Includes a great photo gallery!
Leelanau is Least Obese County in Michigan

Leelanau is Least Obese County in Michigan

Today's "Bad News with a Silver Lining" department says an estimated 32.3% of Michigan adults were obese in 2018, but that Leelanau is the least obese at 31%.
Getting a Jump on Spring!

Getting a Jump on Spring!

While the weather isn't cooperating with the whole "spring" vibe, here's an action shot from a couple of years ago showing a St. Marys Eagles 2nd baseman going above & beyond to make the play!
New Beach Walls Installed in Leland

New Beach Walls Installed in Leland

Members of the group Stay Off the Damn Shoreline (SODS) hailed the completion by Homeland Security of two sections of wall at the Leland road ends historically used as beaches.
March's Shoreline Ice from Above

March's Shoreline Ice from Above

Here's an awesome compilation of aerials from this week along Lake Michigan just north of Leland by Jim Burnham of the Leland Report!
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!
Leelanau Summer Tourist Update: Piping Plovers Return

Leelanau Summer Tourist Update: Piping Plovers Return

It's Piping Plover season in Leelanau! Learn more about these shorebirds & how to keep them safe!
Public Beach Access in Leland, Michigan

Public Beach Access in Leland, Michigan

A guide to public beaches & public road ends in the village of Leland, Michigan.
Berging the Leland River: 2019 Edition

Berging the Leland River: 2019 Edition

A look at some Leelanau folk engaged in their tradition of "berging" the Leland River in celebration of Spring!