Press release Three town meetings will be conducted over the next 12 months in Glen Arbor Township. They offer unique and exciting opportunities for area citizens to chart a common future for the Township. The town meetings are a part of a project to update the Future Land Use Plan of the Township and offer […]

By Torin Yeager Sun staff writer Leelanau County is home to a rich history, and soon Old Settlers park of Burdickville will join the list of historic sites in Michigan.

By Torin Yeager Sun staff writer

– from staff reports In a darkened bedroom, lit only by the amber glow from an old floor radio two young brothers, ages 6 and 12, listen to the country music broadcast from the Grand Ol’ Opry, and practice their harmonies. Two years later, the youngest one, Garnet Rogers, is playing the definitive eight-year-old’s version […]

By Torin Yeager Sun staff writer Polka, kielbasa, beer galore! The 22nd annual Cedar Polka Fest, sponsored by the Cedar Chamber of Commerce, will bring a homesick Pole, or anyone else for that matter, back to Warsaw for four fun days of dancing, food and spirits in the Polish capitol of Leelanau County.

By Jacob R. Wheeler Sun editor Now entering its 13th season, the Manitou Music Festival will once again play matchmaker for an unlikely trio of acts that seeks harmony despite their differences in style. The Manitou Festival Orchestra, led by conductor Mathew Hazelwood, the eclectic Neptune Quartet, and soloists from Interlochen Arts Academy will team […]

By Jane Greiner Sun contributor Fifteen impressively large panels of photos ten feet wide and five feet tall will decorate the walls of the new timber frame building at Cherry Republic in downtown Glen Arbor for the opening of the Farmland Preservation Exhibit on Friday, June 27th. Read Greiner’s article on how Cherry Republic’s timber […]

from staff reports Get ready for some country jammin’ folks. The 10th annual Sleeping Bear Dunegrass & Blues Festival is upon us, and the facilitators don’t have to find a new location for the daylong party this year.