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Community acceptance

Manistee Elks host 35th Pumpkin Patch Party MANISTEE — The Manistee Elks Local No. 250 hosted its 35th annual Pumpkin Patch Party for mentally disabled community members on Friday. People from all over Manistee County were invited to join in for Halloween-themed dancing and lunch. “As Elks, our major goal is to provide community service,” […]

Gates wins 2014 Miss Teen pageant

Gates wins 2014 Miss Teen pageant

GRAND RAPIDS — The smell of beauty products permeated the hallways as 158 girls, ages 7-19, converged at the Owosso Middle School on Sunday for the biannual Miss Teen Pageant of Michigan. Fallon Gates, 16, of Manistee, was one of the 71 contestants in the top age bracket of 16-19 year-olds. Girls came from four preliminary locations: Grand Rapids, […]