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Event to bring community to downtown Manistee

Event to bring community to downtown Manistee

DDA to host first ever series of Friday night events MANISTEE — Welcoming others to visit the historical downtown area in Manistee, the …

Interlochen State Park celebrates 100 years of tall trees, family fun

Interlochen State Park celebrates 100 years of tall trees, family fun

By ROBERT MYERS Pioneer News Network INTERLOCHEN – A local treasure is celebrating its 100th anniversary this summer, and it is a must …

Returning to the Stage

Returning to the Stage

‘Pippi Longstocking’ to open at the Ramsdell MANISTEE — A classic children’s book will soon come to life at the …

Officials raise awareness on motorcyclist safety

Officials raise awareness on motorcyclist safety

MANISTEE COUNTY — With high temperatures during the summer, the amount of traffic on the roadways begin to rise increasing the chance for …

Lifestyles

Handing over the reins

Handing over the reins

Appicelli business transitions to next generation MANISTEE — Local resident Keith Appicelli has worked alongside his son, Chris …

Local teenager confronts adversity with art

Local teenager confronts adversity with art

Adversity is a universal characteristic of life, and it does not discriminate based on a person’s age or background. People from all …

Modern authors rewrite the process of publishing

Modern authors rewrite the process of publishing

When one envisions the process of an author getting a story published, it is easy to picture the struggle of finding a literary agent and …

Four Bear Lake scouts attain Eagle status

Four Bear Lake scouts attain Eagle status

On my honor, I will do my best to do my duty to God and my country and to obey the Scout Law; to help other people at

Local History

Looking Back for July 24

Looking Back for July 24

20 YEARS AGO Former LPNs question board The West Shore Hospital Board of Trustees held its regular meeting at the hospital on Wednesday and …

Looking Back for July 22

Looking Back for July 22

20 YEARS AGO Helminski taming golf courses Joe Helminski has had a very busy summer playing golf in and around the Manistee County area. …

Looking Back for July 21

Looking Back for July 21

20 YEARS AGO Top employees for Tina Clark and Bob Hilliard are being honored as Custom Packaging System, Inc.’s “Employees of the …

Family

MCC class of 1972 celebrates 45th reunion

MCC class of 1972 celebrates 45th reunion

MANISTEE — The Manistee Catholic Central class of 1972 celebrated their 45th class reunion on July 8 at the Bungalow Inn. Attendees …

Centra Wellness Network awarded three-year accreditation

MANISTEE — Centra Wellness Network, the then Manistee Benzie Community Health Organization, has recently been awarded a three-year …

Manistee Knights of Columbus donates to ARC

Manistee Knights of Columbus donates to ARC

MANISTEE — The Manistee Knights of Columbus chapter recently presented a check to the local chapter of ARC. The donation was made …

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

Study warns fish lovers of multiple chemicals

By JACK NISSEN Capital News Service LANSING — A new study questions whether public health advice on eating Great Lakes fish is …

Rep. VanderWall amendment helps farmers move equipment on holidays

MICHIGAN — State Rep. Curt VanderWall applauded the Michigan House of Representatives approval Wednesday of a bill to allow …

Snyder tries to find middle ground on tax incentives

By KATHLEEN GRAY Detroit Free Press (TNS) LANSING — Tax incentives that could lure big companies to Michigan will remain in limbo until …

Michigan State Police Activity at the 2017 Electric Forest Festival

ROTHBURY — The Michigan State Police (MSP) was again contracted by festival promoters to provide on-site law enforcement services for the …