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Household Hazardous Waste Collection set for Saturday

Household Hazardous Waste Collection set for Saturday

MANISTEE COUNTY — For the past decade, the Manistee Conservation District has helped properly dispose of or recycle over a half million …

Dredging underway in Manistee Harbor

Dredging underway in Manistee Harbor

MANISTEE  — Dredging is underway in the City of Manistee Harbor, just off the city’s iconic Fifth Avenue Beach pier. Earlier …

Area schools preparing for start of 2018-19 school year

Area schools preparing for start of 2018-19 school year

MANISTEE —  The last few days of the summer break are fading away and school districts in the Manistee County are preparing for the …

Onekama Board of Education approves teacher contract

Onekama Board of Education approves teacher contract

ONEKAMA — The Onekama Consolidated Board of Education voted 6-0 on Monday evening to approve a new one-year contract with the teachers. …

Lifestyles

Surviving for a cause

Surviving for a cause

Kokopelli event raises funds for Little Mary’s Hospitality House WELLSTON — There may be one sole survivor, but by the end of …

‘A woman who has done something’

‘A woman who has done something’

  Growing up, many of us have been taught by countless stories and Walt Disney films, that there are certain prerequisites one has to …

From farm to fork: Local family embraces natural, sustainable living

From farm to fork: Local family embraces natural, sustainable living

MANISTEE COUNTY — As Mindy Sedelmaier says, if you raise a few chickens you will soon want a whole flock, and eventually, that will grow …

Crypts, cottages and castles

Crypts, cottages and castles

With all its history, England is worth more than one visit By ROXANNE ROWLEY Special to the News Advocate There are many locales to …

Local History

100 Years Ago

100 Years Ago

The following news items are reprinted from the Manistee Daily News for the week ending August 17, 1918 and are compiled by Teena Kracht …

The formation of Pomona

The formation of Pomona

NOTE: In 1989, former museum director Steve Harold wrote a series of article about the development mania which spread through Cleon and …

Looking Back for Aug. 13

Looking Back for Aug. 13

20 YEARS AGO New business entering tax-free zone The Renaissance Zone gained another new business yesterday morning when Bob and Paula …

Family

BIRTHS

Fredricks Katie and Luke Fredricks, of Manistee, welcomed the birth of a baby boy. Jace Allen Fredricks was born on July 16, 2018, at …

Lisa Marie Presley to take part in Elvis Week celebration

Lisa Marie Presley to take part in Elvis Week celebration

From the Associated Press MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — An exhibit centered on the career of Lisa Marie Presley, and a launch party marking the …

Manistee Men Who Care donate to Manistee Arts and Culture Alliances

Manistee Men Who Care donate to Manistee Arts and Culture Alliances

MANISTEE — For the 2018 third quarterly meeting of Men Who Care (MWC) Manistee County donated $3,400 to the Manistee Arts and Culture …

Business

Tinder founders, execs file suit against IAC and Match Group

From the Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — The founders of the dating app Tinder, along with current executives and some of its employees, …

How to gauge if there’s too much family in a family-owned business

By Liz Reyer Star Tribune (Minneapolis) (TNS) Q: I’ve been invited to join the leadership team of a second-generation family-owned …

Financial fruit: Apple becomes 1st trillion-dollar company

Financial fruit: Apple becomes 1st trillion-dollar company

By MICHAEL LIEDTKE AP Technology Writer SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple has become the world’s first publicly traded company to be …

State News

Tests: Georgia remains match Michigan teen last seen in 1979

By JEFF KAROUB Associated Press DETROIT (AP) — Tests confirmed the remains of an unknown person buried in Georgia are those of a …

Why Michigan is closing Ojibway Correctional Facility in the U.P.

By Paul Egan Detroit Free Press LANSING — The Michigan Department of Corrections will close Ojibway Correctional Facility in the …

Michigan to tax more online purchases

By Emily Lawler MLive.com, Walker, Mich. LANSING, Mich. — Michigan’s 6 percent sales tax will soon be applied to companies …

Michigan would have generous marijuana possession limits compared to other states

By Amy Biolchini MLive.com, Walker, Mich. MICHIGAN — Michigan residents would have access to generous amounts of recreational …