Looking Back

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40 YEARS AGO

New program aimed to prevent abuse

The Manistee County Juvenile Court and the Manistee County Department of Social Services have started a new program for Children’s Protective Services. This will be concerned with child abuse and child neglect and will have 24 hour a day, 7 days a week coverage.

60 YEARS AGO

Kite flying warning

March winds and melting snow bring an annual word of warning to kite flying children of Manistee from W.A. Scott of Consumers Power. As he has at this time every year, Scott cautioned children against flying kites in stormy weather which might bring lightning and particularly warned against flying kites in any neighborhood crossed by electric power lines.

Potato meeting next week

All potato growers of Manistee County are urged to attend the potato meeting at the Kaleva High School. Because potato prices have been discouraging to the farmers, ther is a definite need to discuss potato growing.

80 YEARS AGO

Will observe Army Day here

Army Day, Friday, April 6, will be observed nationally and throughout Michigan for the purpose of commemorating the services of the United States armies in both peace and war, according to an announcement today by C.W. Hungerford of Detroit, general chairman of the committee of arrangements for the celebration in this state.

Legion program is announced

A record attendance is expected tomorrow night at the American Legion rooms when the Manistee post celebrates the Legion’s 15th anniversary.

 Compiled by Mark Fedder at the Manistee County Historical Museum

 

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