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Filer Township Fire Department brings fun, scares during annual Halloween parade, gathering

Filer Township Fire Department brings fun, scares during annual Halloween parade, gathering

MANISTEE —The Filer Township Fire Department brought scares and fun to Manistee Friday during the fire department’s annual Halloween parade and gathering at the fire station. Including members of the VFW Post 10 and the Stronich Township Fire Department, the parade started at the corner of Nelson and 23rd Streets and continued until it reached […]

Brown Twp. millage renewal on Tuesday ballot

BROWN TWP. — Brown Township voters will be asked to renew a millage on Tuesday that would fund continued fire and rescue service. The township contracts with Dickson, Manistee and Onekama townships’ fire departments for services. The three departments each cover a specific area of the township. “Our township is split on both sides of […]

Library’s 2013-14 budget ends with surplus

Library’s 2013-14 budget ends with surplus

MANISTEE — Conservative revenue estimates and tightening of belts at the Manistee County Library caused an expected 2013-14 budget surplus of about $20,000. About $16,000 of the surplus is due to an unexpected spike in penal fine revenue in the final months of the fiscal year, said David Richards, the library’s certified public accountant (CPA). […]