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Memorial Day services remember those who gave the ultimate sacrifice

Memorial Day services remember those who gave the ultimate sacrifice

MANISTEE — Memorial Day services were held at several locations on Monday to remember those who served and gave the ultimate sacrifice …

Manistee High School graduates 119

Manistee High School graduates 119

MANISTEE — Smiles and laughter mixed freely with tears of joy and pride throughout the huge crowd that filled Manistee High School on …

Congratulations to the Class of 2017 in Manistee County

Congratulations to the Class of 2017 in Manistee County

MANISTEE — Graduation is always a time of celebration and accomplishment. It is the one time each class has the opportunity to be …

Feliczak is local Trig Star winner

MANISTEE — The winner of the Manistee High School Trig Star competition this year was Heidi Felieczak. Every year surveyor Patrick …

Lifestyles

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 student to appear in documentary on noted musician

Local student to appear in documentary on noted musician

BERKLEE, MASS. — “Life is good.” That simple phrase is the title of a new documentary on singer, songwriter and Berklee …

Heartfelt sympathy for family of 13-year-old relative

The calendar tells us spring is here but the weather thinks differently. It has been cold so far this week. Son-in-law Mose is boiling …

AMISH COOK: Real winter returns, helps preserve meat

AMISH COOK: Real winter returns, helps preserve meat

We are having real winter weather again here in southern Michigan. The temperature has been staying cold. It sure was nice to have cold …

Local History

Looking Back for June 30

Looking Back for June 30

20 YEARS AGO McManus to address MCC graduatio State Senator George McManus (R-Traverse City) will deliver the commencement address for the …

Looking Back for May 27

Looking Back for May 27

20 YEARS AGO   Local woman grabs 15 minutes of fame Paula and Autumn Hansen just wanted to see Rosie O’Donnell – they never …

100 Years Ago

100 Years Ago

The following news items are reprinted from the Manistee Daily News for the week ending May 26, 1917 and are compiled by Teena Kracht from …

Family

Lindeman, Hunter to wed

Lindeman, Hunter to wed

Tanya (Larr) Lindeman and Sean Hunter announce their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Sandra Larr, of Free Soil, and Dale …

Onekama Lions celebrate 50 years

Onekama Lions celebrate 50 years

The Onekama Lions Club held its 50th anniversary celebration on May 13, 2017, at the Onekama Lions Den at the Manistee County Fairgrounds. …

BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENTS

Black Jessica (Yoder) and Seth Black, of Manistee, announce the birth of their baby boy. Lincoln Dale Black was born on May 5, 2017, at …

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

Michigan House votes to protect police body camera footage of private places

By KATHLEEN GRAY Detroit Free Press (TNS) LANSING — Some footage from body cameras worn by law enforcement would be exempt from …

Dining out with your dog could get easier

By KATHLEEN GRAY Detroit Free Press (TNS) LANSING — State Sen. Margaret O’Brien is hoping the third time will be the charm for a …

School choice wins, public schools take deep cuts in Trump budget plan

By Ann Zaniewski and Lori Higgins Detroit Free Press (TNS) WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Donald Trump’s education budget proposal …

Michigan’s budget status just got complicated

By PAUL EGAN Detroit Free Press (TNS) LANSING — Finalizing the 2018 state budget just got a little more complicated for state …