Golden Rule off Diamond Head captain Katie Thompson

Golden Rule bringing message of peace to Traverse City

The historic peace boat Golden Rule is visiting our area today. Although they had planned to come to Traverse City today, circumstances are forcing them to remain in Northport.
Golden Rule off Diamond Head captain Katie Thompson

Golden Rule Peace Boat coming to Grand Traverse Bay

The Ticker's Beth Milligan shares the story of the the Golden Rule and its August 22-23 visit to Traverse City.
The Accidentals

The Accidentals at Jacobs Farm ~ Monday, July 3rd

Jacobs Farm on M-72 south of Traverse City welcomes The Accidentals next Monday, July 3.
Ann Arbor to Traverse City Railroad Line

Ann Arbor to Traverse City Rail is one step closer

Updates on a metro Detroit to northern Michigan cities including Traverse City and Petoskey includes news the state is pursuing money to extend rails to Canada.

New Political Maps Debut for Michigan & Leelanau County

Last week Michigan made history with the first ever congressional, State House and State Senate district maps drawn by citizens through the Michigan Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission (MICRC). See how that impacts Leelanau!
Blizzard at the Maritime Academy by John Russell

Northern Michigan photographer John Russell's new book

The Traverse City Record-Eagle has a great feature on a new book from longtime area photojournalist John Russell.
Up North Pride Traverse City

Up North Pride's Traverse City Pride Week starts today

The Traverse City Record-Eagle reports that Up North Pride’s annual celebration has arrived. Click through for some TC Pride Week highlights!
4th, Up North ... ground burst! II by Ken Scott Photography's 2021 Fourth of July Calendar

While numbers are trending towards a good place, the pandemic has made an impact on Leelanau's Fourth of July celebrations. Here's our list of what is (and isn't) happening this weekend.
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Biden & Whitmer to visit Traverse City for Cherry Festival

The Traverse City Record-Eagle reports that President Joseph Biden will be visiting Traverse City this Saturday (details including time yet to be released).

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.

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.