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Airport authority to weigh service options on Jan. 31

Airport authority to weigh service options on Jan. 31

MANISTEE COUNTY — The Manistee County Blacker Airport Authority has now heard proposals from each of its potential future service …

Magoon to be latest Explore the Shores site

Magoon to be latest Explore the Shores site

FILER TWP. — The Charter Township of Filer has been awarded $71,100 from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources Trust Fund to …

Making a(nother) move

Making a(nother) move

Love INC store moves into former Glik’s building MANISTEE — When Manistee’s Love INC first opened its resale store, it was …

Manistee World of Arts and Crafts donates to veteran, flag funds

Manistee World of Arts and Crafts donates to veteran, flag funds

MANISTEE — Every year during the Manistee National Forest Festival, thousands of people visit Red Szymarek Park to view the World of …

Lifestyles

Exchange students reflect on spending holidays in America

Exchange students reflect on spending holidays in America

MANISTEE — Although there were smiles on their faces, the eyes of many foreign exchange students told another story as they reflected on …

‘Tis the season: Community members reflect on holiday traditions, stories

‘Tis the season: Community members reflect on holiday traditions, stories

The holidays are upon us, as residents are swarming local shops for the best deals, readily wrapping presents and joining the family for a …

An opportunity of a lifetime

An opportunity of a lifetime

Local veteran visits Washington D.C. for Honor Flight ONEKAMA – For many, the chance to visit the various veteran monuments spread …

Preserving the past: Kaleva Historical Society brings authentic Finnish sauna to museum

Preserving the past: Kaleva Historical Society brings authentic Finnish sauna to museum

KALEVA — In search of a new life, Finnish settlers called Kaleva of Manistee County home nearly 100 years ago. Oftentimes, the first …

Local History

Looking Back for January 20

Looking Back for January 20

20 YEARS AGO Rozga honored The Manistee Recreation Association has bestowed the Charles E. Schoedel Award upon John Rozga for his efforts …

Looking Back for January 19

Looking Back for January 19

20 YEARS AGO Jaycees host seminar Members of Manistee’s Jaycees got a lesson in law enforcement from Sgt. James Doering of the Manistee …

Looking Back for Jan. 18

Looking Back for Jan. 18

40 YEARS AGO Consider cable rate hike Manistee City Council is expected to act this evening on a request for increased cable television …

Family

Hassingers celebrate 65 years of marriage

Hassingers celebrate 65 years of marriage

Bill and Tina Hassinger, of Manistee, were married 65 years ago on Jan. 23, 1953, at Central Methodist Church in Muskegon. They are parents …

Michigan celebrates 181st birthday with ‘Statehood Day’ at Michigan History Museum

LANSING —  The Michigan History Museum in Lansing celebrates 181 years of rich and diverse history on Saturday, Jan. 27, at its annual …

Michigan woman reunited with childhood diary 45 years later

BLENDON TOWNSHIP (AP) — A Michigan father and son have returned a nearly 45-year-old diary to its original owner, who was a teenager when …

Business

GUEST VIEW: When the House sat down … and stood up for Americans

The following editorial was published in the June 23 edition of the Detroit Free Press: (TNS) Call it a political stunt, if you like. But …

Manistee Moose puts in hands for community efforts

Manistee Moose puts in hands for community efforts

MANISTEE – Ron Kaminski passionately believes in the mission that the Loyal Order of the Moose stands for, which is why he has …

Commander Don Vadenboncoeur thrives on veteran appreciation

Commander Don Vadenboncoeur thrives on veteran appreciation

MANISTEE COUNTY – The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) records its initial advocacy back to 1899, linking itself to the veterans of the …

State News

Olympian wishes for ex-doctor to have ‘a life of suffering’

Olympian wishes for ex-doctor to have ‘a life of suffering’

By DAVID EGGERT and MIKE HOUSEHOLDER Associated Press LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Olympic gold medalist Aly Raisman on Friday confronted her …

STATE NEWS IN BRIEF

STATE NEWS IN BRIEF

2 dogs save elderly Michigan woman from freezing outside NORVELL TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A pair of labradoodles has saved an elderly …

How to get up-close look at Michigan meteorite

By ROBERT ALLEN Detroit Free Press FLINT — You can now see a meteorite that arrived in a fiery explosion Tuesday above southeast …

State awards $3.6 million in grants to combat invasive species

State awards $3.6 million in grants to combat invasive species

MICHIGAN — The Michigan departments of Environmental Quality, Natural Resources, and Agriculture and Rural Development on …