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Thunder at the River draws hundreds of riders, participants

Thunder at the River draws hundreds of riders, participants

About 300 riders participated in the Pure Thunder Escorted Veterans Memorial Ride on Saturday throughout Manistee and Benzie counties as part of the Fifth Annual Thunder at the River. Funds raised through the ride will benefit Michigan veterans, and the weekend-long event also featured music, food, vendors and veteran-related discussions and presentations. The Michigan Vietnam […]

Hundreds honored in annual charity fishing tournament

Hundreds honored in annual charity fishing tournament

On Saturday, more than 300 veterans from around Michigan came to Manistee for the fifth annual Tight Lines for Troops, being treated to a free day of fishing from charter fishing captains from Charlevoix, Frankfort, Arcadia, Onekama, Ludington and Manistee. The vets, their service ranging from World War II to Iraq and Afghanistan, returned after […]

Onekama graduates class of 2014

Onekama graduates class of 2014

At an afternoon ceremony on Sunday, Onekama Consolidated Schools graduated 38 students and welcomed them into the Portager alumni family. The 115th commencement began with words from superintendent Kevin Hughes, who told the students to try their best every day in their future endeavors. Sunday’s valedictorian address was given by Brittany Trombley, daughter of Angela […]

Brethren students are buzzing with knowledge

Brethren students are buzzing with knowledge

Students from Susan Hejl’s first grade class at Brethren Elementary School concluded their studies on the life cycle of the honey bee with a visit from beekeeper Sarah Scarpace. During here time with the students, Scarpace showed the students how she raises bees and harvests the honey. She also let the students get a hands-on […]