Voting information website available

MANISTEE — The League of Women voters launched a new website,, in time for the August Primary. The website is an online voters guide, and a resource for citizens to use to find information about the races, the candidates running for public office and where they stand on the issues, as well as proposals […]

Baby Kate murder case stalls

Baby Kate murder case stalls

Phillips bind over decision to be issued in two weeks LUDINGTON — After less than an hour of testimony in Mason County’s 79th District Court on Thursday, the preliminary examination of a Scottville man accused of murder ended with a cliffhanger. Judge Peter Wadel told those in attendance that he would issue a decision in two […]

Manistee church to host special service

MANISTEE — Holy Trinity Episcopal Church will feature Father James Colburn, priest of the Orthodox Church of Antioch at worship services from 8 to 10:30 a.m. on Aug. 17. That Sunday is the world-wide celebration of the Feast of the Blessed Virgin Mary, also celebrated by Roman Catholics, and by all Christians of the Orthodox […]

Trinity Lutheran to host blood drives

MANISTEE —  Trinity Lutheran Church will host Michigan Blood for a blood drive on Saturday. A person may donate every 56 days. The dates for the Trinity drives were determined so that a person donating at one drive is again eligible to donate at the next one. Trinity has sponsored nine drives since July 2012. […]

Onekama church to host bake sale

ONEKAMA — The First Congregational Church of Onekama will host a traditional bake sale this weekend. For 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, the bake sale will be in full swing, featuring bankets, a Dutch pastry filled with almond paste. There will aslo be pies, cookies, breads, other baked goods and fresh produce. The church is located […]