Tilting by john levanen

The Legend of the Lake Leelanau Monster

A good story to share when you’re floating around this weekend is the tale of the Lake Leelanau Monster.

Mishe Mackinac!

Manitou Island Transit shared this photo of the Mishe Mokwa passing under the mighty Mackinac Bridge the other day! 
Super Blue Moon over Northport Bay 8-30-23 by Mark Morton

Super Blue Moon over Northport Bay

Did you get a chance to see the moon last night? If not, Mark has you covered!! 
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.
Diving the Kyle Spangler by Chris Roxburgh

Interview with Shipwreck Diver Chris Roxburgh

The Leelanau Ticker has a great feature on local shipwreck diver & frequent Leelanau.com contributor Chris Roxburgh.
Lake Dreams by Francois

Lake Leelanau Dreams

A sweet shot from 5 years ago on June 3rd of a boat in the mist on Lake Leelanau.
Manitou Isle Unloading

Better Stay Off the Lake

A photo of the Manitou Isle ferry that we took 20 years ago plus another from Manitou Island Transit!
Boathouse Blues by Mark Smith

Boathouse Blues

An absolutely stunning photo of the boathouse in the Leland River that Mark captured almost two years ago.
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.
Graveyard Shoals" Wreck of the SS Francisco Morazan by Michigan Nut Photography

Morazan Memories

Emily Tyra has a nice feature in the Leelanau Ticker about the wreck of the Francisco Morazan 61 years ago today.
Boathouse on Leelanau by Francois

The tale of the Lake Leelanau Monster

We hope you enjoy the story from the early 1900s of young William Gauthier's encounter with a strange creature on North Lake Leelanau!