Dr. Stephen Edward Drabik died suddenly, on Aug. 10, 2014, while vacationing in Rome, Italy. He was born on Oct. 28, 1955, in Detroit, Mich., to Ronald Stephen Drabik and Patricia Davis Drabik In 1970, Steve moved with his family to Manistee, Mich., attending Manistee High School where he ran track and played varsity basketball. He attended […]
JACKSON — Michigan homeowners may still receive help paying their heating bills if they file by Sept. 30 for a State of Michigan Home Heating Credit. Residents can qualify for the assistance if their homestead is in Michigan, they own or rent their home, apartment or mobile home, and meet income guidelines. Funded by the federal Low-Income Home […]
The second annual Blue Oval Battle was held this past weekend at Northern Michigan Dragway. In head-to-head battles, Ford entries lost to the competition by a score of 82-72. The most successful weekend, individually, was had by 2012 Bear Lake graduate Stephen Verrett. Sponsored by Tweaked Performance & Fabrication and Onekama Shirt Shop, the third-generation […]
The Coast Guard is urging those who plan to recreate on the Great Lakes during Labor Day weekend, or at any other time, to take appropriate safety precautions. Labor Day weekend marks the unofficial end of the traditional beach and boating seasons on the Great Lakes, and is usually one of the busiest for the […]
LANSING — During this Labor Day holiday weekend, the Michigan State Police is reminding motorists to make safety a priority during their holiday travel. Again this year, MSP troopers will join their counterparts from across the country in the international traffic safety initiative, Operation C.A.R.E. (Combined Accident Reduction Effort). “As part of Operation C.A.R.E. and […]
Joy E. Hutchinson, age 71, of Manistee, passed away Friday morning, Aug. 29, 2014, at the Manistee County Medical Care Facility. She was born in Manistee on March 7, 1943, the daughter of the late Hilder and Wilma (Sundbeck) Anderson. She was a graduate of Manistee High School, class of 1961. She had married Thomas […]
An inside look at Manistee County’s prep fall sports.
Ova Pauline Lyons, Age 88 of Bear Lake, died Thursday, Aug. 28 at The Maples-Benzie County Medical Care Facility. She was born on Dec. 30, 1925 in Fairplay, Ohio the daughter of the late Ormen Earl and Julia (Cobb) Grate. She attended school in Pontiac. On Aug. 26, 1949 she married Morris Wm. Lyons at […]