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Easter Eggs for Heaven honors children gone but not forgotten

Easter Eggs for Heaven honors children gone but not forgotten

MANISTEE — One of the most devastating experiences for a family to endure is the loss of a child. As life goes on for others, families …

Bear Lake students participate in beach clean-up

Bear Lake students participate in beach clean-up

BEAR LAKE — When it comes to protecting the environment a lot of people talk the talk, but they don’t always always walk the walk. …

Science Olympiad teams head to state finals Saturday

Science Olympiad teams head to state finals Saturday

MANISTEE — Science Olympiad team members from the Manistee High School and Manistee Catholic Central Junior High teams will have the …

City officials to host training program on MEDC incentives

City officials to host training program on MEDC incentives

MANISTEE — The City of Manistee has become a destination for people to live and vacation, but city officials are currently working to …

Lifestyles

Manistee resident becomes NASA Solar System Ambassador

Manistee resident becomes NASA Solar System Ambassador

MANISTEE — Manistee resident Brooke Edwards has always been fascinated by the universe. Now, she is sharing that passion with others. …

Local optometrist helps provide gift of sight

Local optometrist helps provide gift of sight

With spring in the air, many families throughout the community are returning from spring break adventures. However, one Manistee resident …

WSCC announces publication of faculty member’s memoir

WSCC announces publication of faculty member’s memoir

VICTORY TWP. – The first lesson in any writing course is “Write what you know,” and West Shore Community College Communications …

Following a dream

Following a dream

Local woman tells journey of adoption in new book LUDINGTON — Amy Campbell Patterson always dreamed of having a daughter. In 2012, that …

Local History

Looking Back for April 23

Looking Back for April 23

20 YEARS AGO Brethren gas station back on line After being without a gas station here for three months, the residents of Brethren are glad …

The not so well remembered life of W.R. Thorsen

The not so well remembered life of W.R. Thorsen

When researching a particular person, you sometimes come across names that are periphery to the person that you are searching for. Or to …

100 Years Ago

100 Years Ago

The following news items are reprinted from the Manistee Daily News for the week April 18 through April 24, 1919 and are compiled by Teena …

Family

70 years of marriage for Alice and Gerhardt Phillips

70 years of marriage for Alice and Gerhardt Phillips

MANISTEE — On April 23, 1949, at Epiphany Lutheran Church in Detroit, Gerhardt Phillips and Alice Krause were united in holy matrimony. …

Meijer donates to Meals on Wheels

Meijer donates to Meals on Wheels

MANISTEE — Meijer Manistee made a recent donation to the local Meals on Wheels program. The donation was for $850, which will …

Area students score well at Solo and Ensemble event

Area students score well at Solo and Ensemble event

MANISTEE — Many local students participated in the spring Michigan School Band and Orchestra Association (MSBOA) Solo and Ensemble event …

Business

Factories, coal mines bring income relief to some states

Factories, coal mines bring income relief to some states

By Tim Henderson Stateline.org (TNS) High-paying blue-collar jobs lifted incomes in West Virginia, New York and Illinois last year, even …

Ludington & Scottville Chamber announces Future Five awards

LUDINGTON — Five leaders in the Ludington and Scottville community have been named the 2018 Future Five. Leta Bowman, Alisha …

Still time for employers to register for manufacturing apprenticeship information session

NORTHWEST LOWER —  All types and sizes of manufacturing related employers from across Northwest Lower Michigan are invited to attend an …

State News

Michigan adoption agency reverses LGBT policy

Michigan adoption agency reverses LGBT policy

By DAVID EGGERT Associated Press LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A major faith-based foster care and adoption contractor for the state of Michigan …

Judge rejects hunter’s claim of unconstitutional search

By ERIC FREEDMAN Capital News Service LANSING – A federal judge has tossed out a suit accusing Department of Natural Resources (DNR) …

Canada lynx caught in Michigan’s Thumb moves to the UP

Canada lynx caught in Michigan’s Thumb moves to the UP

GERMFASK (AP) — An animal rarely seen in Michigan has been released in the wild in the Upper Peninsula. A Canada lynx was captured weeks …

US corporations embracing 420 as pot legalization grows

US corporations embracing 420 as pot legalization grows

By ALEX VEIGA AP Business Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — Potheads have for decades celebrated their love of marijuana on April 20, but the …