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MANISTEE — In an effort to help victims of the May tornados in Oklahoma, Manistee volunteers recently held a donation drive to collect household items lost in the chaos. The drive concluded Thursday and the goods soon will be sent to the tornado victims. Organizers are now working the details on how to send the [...]
MANISTEE — A full weekend of veterans events, food, vendors and music is scheduled this weekend for the fourth annual Thunder at the River at the Little River Casino Resort. The event is hosted by Rolling Thunder Michigan Chapter No. 1 with help from local police and fire departments. Rolling Thunder is a nonprofit [...]
MANISTEE — In the old favorite Christmas movie “Holiday Inn,” the actors needed to raise some money, so they did a show. That’s exactly what actor, singer, producer and screenwriter John C. Reilly did for the Vogue Theatre Restoration Project on Tuesday — a sold-out show in the ballroom of the Ramsdell Theatre. At a [...]
Joe Eno had a message for his teammates after Onekama’s season, and thus his prep career, came to close. “We did our postgame huddle, and Joe told the guys how much they meant to him, and that he thinks of our team as part of his family,” Portagers coach John Neph recalled of a 5-2 [...]
MANISTEE — The 11th season of ShoreLine ShowCase jazz concerts started Tuesday evening with the Tom Hagen/Cherie Lynn Quartet and Mary Rademacher mat Douglas Park First Street Beach in Manistee. The series is funded by contributions. Businesses, organizations and individuals who would like to contribute can get more information from co-chairs Mary Russell (231) 723-4348 [...]
BRETHREN — It was a symbol similar to the passing of the torch for the leadership of the Kaleva Norman Dickson School District this week when out-going superintendent Mike Matesich made a special presentation to in-coming superintendent Marlen Cordes this week. Matesich said although there is no official torch to pass, their is something that [...]
MANISTEE — Manistee County Conservation District administrator Dick Jenkins and Manistee Groundwater Stewardship Water Specialist Murray Stall both admit they thought the annual Household Hazardous Waste Collection would see a decrease in the amounts collected as time passed. Jenkins and Stall organize the annual August collection and they are amazed by the amount of household [...]
The Nails 2000 building, located at 365 River St. in Manistee, is being re-painted as part of the Manistee Main Street/Downtown Development Authority’s facade grant program. The program uses DDA funds to help downtown business owners improve their building’s facade by granting 50 percent of project costs up to $5,000.
Roof trusses were installed at the First Street Beach shelter Monday. The project contractor, Tridonn Construction, has recently outlined a detailed construction schedule for the remainder of the project, which is scheduled to be complete by July 4.
MANISTEE — Anyone wanting to get tickets for the John Reilly and friends benefit concert tonight waited too long — they are all sold out. However, those who want to meet actor, singer, producer and screenwriter John C. Reilly can attend a reception that will be held in the T. Walter Hardy Exhibit Hall of [...]