Making the most of the early years

Making the most of the early years

MANISTEE — Making the most of the early years in a child’s life is a challenge that many parents feel pressured to meet. With research reinforcing the rapid development of a child’s cognitive skills between the ages of 0 and 3, fitting as many positive learning experiences into these years can be overwhelming. First-time parents and veterans alike find these […]

Local students make Michigan Tech spring semester dean’s list

HOUGHTON — Michigan Technological University has released the Dean’s List for the 2014 spring semester.  To be included, students must achieve grade point averages of 3.5 or higher. A pound sign indicates students receiving University Honors, finishing in the top 2 percent of their College or School for the academic year. Asterisks indicate those earning straight-A averages […]

Phi Theta Kappa promotes “Commit to Complete”

Phi Theta Kappa promotes “Commit to Complete”

SCOTTVILLE – West Shore Community College students are joining their peers across the country in pledging to complete their degrees and certificates. The College’s chapter of Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society is encouraging students to complete their degrees and certificates by hosting “Commit to Complete” signing events this week during the Back to the […]

Community foundation announces 2014 scholarships recipients

MANISTEE — Area students are making their way to college campuses propelled by scholarships awarded by the Manistee County Community Foundation. In 2014 the Foundation awarded 16 scholarship totaling $18,800 from 11 scholarship funds. Scholarship recipients by fund were as follows: Disabled American Veterans Chapter 43 Scholarship – $500 each • Christian Bullis, graduate of Manistee High School, attending Eastern […]

Looking Back for Sept. 3

Looking Back for Sept. 3

20 YEARS AGO Drug chief in Manistee The Director of the Office of Drug Control Policy will be in Manistee Tuesday to assist community leaders in devising a plan to battle substance abuse in the area. Robert Peterson will arrive in the Port City around 11 a.m. Sept. 6. 40 YEARS AGO Security National Bank progresses The […]

Century Boat exhibit at Museum

MANISTEE — Originally located on the northside of the Manistee River Channel and commencing production in 1929, the Century Boat Company played a vital role in Manistee’s industry and also grew to become one of the country’s leading manufacturers of boats. For the entire month of September, the Manistee County Historical Museum will be showcasing the Century […]

Andrew G. Hansen, Jr.

Andrew G. Hansen, Jr., age 83 of Watertown, Wis., former of Kaleva, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, at Alden Estates in Jefferson, Wis. He was born on April 5, 1931, son of the late Andrew and Kathleen (Johnson) Hansen. He married Theresa Ujazdowski on Feb. 14, 1953. Andrew was a Carpenter/Contractor and owned Hansen […]