Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail

Leelanau and the Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail Connection

The University of Michigan and TART Trails are seeking your input on options to connect the Leelanau Trail and the Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail.
Whaleback Sunrise by Mark Smith

Whaleback Winter Sunrise

Mark took this stunning shot of Whaleback a couple of days ago in Leland.
Suttons Bay Norsemen play for State Championship Saturday!

Cedar City Market opens in Cedar

UpNorth Live reports that the Cedar City Market has officially opened at the former Pleva's Meats location in Cedar.
Leelanau guest stars in Carhart/Guinness commercial

Leelanau guest stars in Carhart/Guinness commercial

The Leelanau Ticker shared a new St. Patrick’s Day commercial from Carhartt and Guinness recently shot on the Leelanau Peninsula by Grand Rapids director Kevin Steen.
Fishtown Frozen by Mark Smith

Fishtown Frozen

Mark writes: Sunny but oh so cold in Fishtown yesterday.
Grapes at Good Harbor Vineyards

Harbor Hill Fruit Farms receives Rural Development Grant

UpNorth Live reports that Harbor Hills Fruit Farms, the parent company to Good Harbor Vineyards and Aurora Cellars, has received a Rural Development Fund grant worth $100,000.
Eerie Ice on North Bar Lake

Eerie Ice on North Bar Lake

The Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore shared a cool video of the unearthly sounds of the ice on North Bar Lake in Empire on their Twitter.
Fishtown's Joy by Mark Smith

Commercial fish producers file lawsuit against DNR

The Leelanau Ticker reports that the Michigan Fish Producers Association (MFPA) has filed a class action lawsuit against the Michigan Department of Natural Resources to protect the future commercial fishing in Leland’s Fishtown and the rest of the Great Lakes.
Push Ice Lake Michigan by Charles Bonham

(More) Ice is Nice

The Traverse City Ticker reports that with less than 2% ice coverage so far, the Great Lakes are experiencing record low ice cover this winter.
South Lake Leelanau Meteorite of January 28, 1879

South Lake Leelanau Meteorite of January 28, 1879

In the Grand Traverse Journal, Richard Fidler related a forgotten tale of a meteorite that hit Leelanau County a hundred thirty-none years ago today.
That Distant Land by Mark Smith

That Distant Land

Gorgeous shot of the sun setting on the Manitou Passage by Mark.
Suttons Bay Norsemen Football

Suttons Bay Norsemen play for State Championship Saturday!

All the details on how to watch Suttons Bay's game this Saturday at 5:30 & support the Norsemen with a sendoff!