Leelanau X-Files: Split Rail Reality at South Beach in Leland

Leelanau X-Files: Split Rail Reality at South Beach in Leland

In Here today, gone tomorrow in the Record-Eagle, Patti Brandt Burgess tells the confusing tale of a split-rail fence that appeared at Leland's South Beach on public property early Thursday morning and was gone as mysteriously as it came by Saturday morning.
Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail

Leelanau Trail & Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail are inaugural Pure Michigan Trails!

Pure Michigan has named the Leelanau Trail and the Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail as two of their six inaugural Pure Michigan Trails! Thanks to EVERYONE who's preserving our trails, making them better & building new trails!
Leelanau Gets a Shoutout from Outer Space!

Leelanau Gets a Shoutout from Outer Space!

NASA astronaut Christina Koch tweeted the photo above that perfectly captures the Leelanau Peninsula with the caption "Waving to the mitten! Greetings to my friends and family in Michigan. The Great Lakes are as stunning from space as they are in person."
David Dempsey Recognized for Michigan Water Work

David Dempsey Recognized for Michigan Water Work

Dave Dempsey honored with Clarence Kroupa Award by NMEAC for work on policy for conservation and the preservation of the Great Lakes.
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!
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%.
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.
Benefit Bread

Benefit Bread

9 Bean Rows is making a special loaf of bread on Saturdays to benefit Chef Fig of Fig's in Lake Leelanau.
Polar Vortex Ice Cave Hype Machine

Polar Vortex Ice Cave Hype Machine

The polar vortex coupled with high winds could deliver ice formations & caves on Leelanau's western shore like we've seen several times in recent years.
Destination Michigan Stops in Suttons Bay

Destination Michigan Stops in Suttons Bay

Season 6 of the PBS program Destination Michigan kicks off with…