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North Muskegon team wins Splash

North Muskegon team wins Splash

MANISTEE — Tournament Trail made its second of three scheduled stops in Manistee over the weekend, and by all indications the summer fishing series is poised to finish the season strong. “This tournament was up a few boats, which was good to see,” said Tournament Trail’s Scott MacDonald of the annual Salmon Splash, which kicked […]

Arcadia Daze festival draws in crowds

Arcadia Daze festival draws in crowds

ARCADIA – While the weather on Saturday, during the thirty-third annual Arcadia Daze festival, was questionable, with gray skies hanging overhead, it did not prevent residents and visitors from enjoying the festivities. During the afternoon, Arcadia Township was bustling with tourists, vintage cars and bicyclists. Cheerful greetings and salutations were abundant throughout the festival, from […]

Wine enthusiasts take to Manistee River

Wine enthusiasts take to Manistee River

MANISTEE — For wine enthusiasts in Manistee County, the Manistee Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual event Grapes on the River was sure to please on Saturday. Throughout the afternoon, residents and visitors had a chance to sample wines from Douglas Valley Winery, Chateau Grand Traverse, Three Fires Wine, Skipping Stone Cellars, St. Julian Winery, Leelanau Cellars […]

Airport cuts it close

Airport cuts it close

Authority approves contract with 1 day to spare MANISTEE — In the nick of time, the Manistee County Blacker Airport Authority approved contracts with the federal government and its air service provider that will allow it to continue operation on Thursday during a special meeting. The previous contract with the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) […]

Chips sharpen focus this summer

Chips sharpen focus this summer

As soon as he was hired as head coach, Todd Erickson hit the ground running last year with the Chippewas. “We shot off the hip the whole summer,” he recalled earlier this week at Manistee’s team camp. “It was just from them not knowing (our coaching staff), and us not knowing them.” The new merger […]

Bug Science program big hit at library

Bug Science program big hit at library

MANISTEE — More than 30 children and adults attended Bug Science at the Manistee Library on Wednesday afternoon. The highlight of the program was when Jason Sullivan, operations manager at Action Termite and Pest Control, brought out his termite-sniffing black lab, Val. Children swarmed to pet her. Sullivan also talked about bees, ants and termites during […]