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MHC completes recovery agreement

MHC completes recovery agreement

MANISTEE — Following nearly two years of changes, the Manistee Housing Commission has closed out its recovery agreement and action plan with the Department of Housing and Urban Development. The plan was created as a result of a troubled or substandard designation for MHC by HUD for the fiscal year ending 2010. HUD officials visited Manistee […]

The race is on

The race is on

Rage at the Ridge set for Sunday ONEKAMA — The second annual Rage at the Ridge long boarding event is planned to go ahead as scheduled this weekend, according to organizers. Despite being denied for a permit earlier this month from the Manistee County Road Commission to use and close Smith Road in Onekama for […]

Hunting for Easter treasures

Hunting for Easter treasures

MANISTEE COUNTY — Children around Manistee County had a chance to hunt for eggs on Saturday at several Easter Egg Hunts. Egg hunts were held in Bear Lake, Wellston, Arcadia and Manistee, with more events happening throughout the county. About 100 kids participated in the Bear Lake egg hunt and several hundred attended the Manistee […]

Bear Lake schools enter vocational education agreement with Wexford-Missaukee ISD

Bear Lake schools enter vocational education agreement with Wexford-Missaukee ISD

BEAR LAKE — Students at Bear Lake High School will have the opportunity to expand their vocational education opportunities next year following the approval of a board of education agreement with the Wexford-Missaukee Technical Education Center. Members of the Bear Lake Board of Education took the step this week joining Kaleva Norman Dickson Schools in […]

Area schools mark Autism Awareness month

Area schools mark Autism Awareness month

MANISTEE — Manistee Middle School teacher Mike Tilmann couldn’t believe his eyes. Everywhere he looked in the Manistee High School gymnasium he saw middle and high school students dressed in the color blue. Tilmann is the autistic peer-to-peer coordinator at the Manistee Middle School that provides support for autistic students. On Thursday he asked students […]

Fish for the future

Fish for the future

DNR, Sportfishing Association release 15,000 brown trout in Arcadia ARCADIA — In an effort to continually improve fishing throughout Manistee County, volunteers joined with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources to stock roughly 15,000 brown trout in Arcadia Lake on Friday. The fish stocking was the first of three in Manistee County this spring, said volunteers with the Manistee […]