Duneswood Resort becomes Dune Climb Inn

The Dune Climb Inn is proud to announce the renovation and rebrand of a classic motel, formerly Duneswood Resort, on...
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Duneswood Resort becomes Dune Climb Inn

Creative Collaborators of Leelanau: Cedar North at J2 Farms

Nestled on Kasson Road as it winds through the trees outside Cedar is a dynamic property called Cedar North. Part...
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Creative Collaborators of Leelanau: Cedar North at J2 Farms

Puvogel acquires Glen Arbor’s Cottage Book Shop

The cozy book shop in a nearly 100-year-old log cabin in the heart of Glen Arbor has a new owner...
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Puvogel acquires Glen Arbor’s Cottage Book Shop

Celebrate Bardenhagen Strawberries

June = Bardenhagen strawberry season. Yes, it is its own season in the Leelanau Peninsula. Every year around the peninsula,...
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Celebrate Bardenhagen Strawberries

Opening day: the cabin kind

As family tradition dictates, my youngest brother, Chris, and I drove from Indianapolis to the cabin my wife and I...
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Opening day: the cabin kind

In Solon Cemetery lies D-Day story: Lilly Sergueiew’s heroics chronicled in new book

A double agent who worked for the Allies during World War II under the codename "Treasure" and played a significant...
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In Solon Cemetery lies D-Day story: Lilly Sergueiew’s heroics chronicled in new book

Aquatic invasives threaten area waters

For many people visiting and moving here, it’s all about the water. Unfortunately, the same is true for other, less-welcome...
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Aquatic invasives threaten area waters

Habitat for Humanity breaks ground on home for single mom

On Wednesday, June 5, Habitat for Humanity will join Haley Ball and her family to dedicate the land where their...
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Habitat for Humanity breaks ground on home for single mom

Glen Arbor Players cast “Bus Stop”

Harriett Mittelberger, director of the first play of the 2024 season for the Glen Arbor Players, is delighted to introduce...
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Glen Arbor Players cast “Bus Stop”

Manitou musicians-in-residence play community pop-up performances in and around Glen Arbor

The Glen Arbor Arts Center and Interlochen Public Radio are once again bringing free community pop-up performances to businesses and...
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Manitou musicians-in-residence play community pop-up performances in and around Glen Arbor

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