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Brethren Days underway

Brethren Days underway

Weekend of activities kicked off by memorial ceremony BRETHREN — Before the excitement of Brethren Days began on Friday night, a group of community members came together in the afternoon to honor the area’s World War II veterans. Several dozen people attended a ceremony unveiling a new World War II memorial at the Dickson School with […]

Democratic candidates rally supporters

Democratic candidates rally supporters

Local Dems celebrate opening of campaign headquarters MANISTEE — Two Democratic candidates visited Manistee on Thursday to meet with supporters as the November election draws near. Jerry Cannon, retired military general and the former sheriff of Kalkaska County, is running against Rep. Dan Benishek (R-Iron River) in Michigan’s 1st congressional district. Cannon talked on Thursday about the […]

Tribe and township come to sewage disposal agreement

Tribe and township come to sewage disposal agreement

MANISTEE COUNTY — The Little River Band of Ottawa Indians and Manistee Township have approved an agreement that shows successful intergovernmental cooperation. The two entities announced on Thursday the approval of a Sanitary Sewage Disposal Agreement that paves the way for new construction of the LRBOI tribal sewer line extension in Manistee Township. The agreement allows […]