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Big Bear hosts Hunters Safety Course as season approaches

Big Bear hosts Hunters Safety Course as season approaches

KALEVA — When the latest heatwave subsides, fall is sure to follow. And crisp air, crunchy leaves and colorful transitions, for many in …

STRAIGHT TALK: West Shore Pride dedicated to area’s LGBTQ community

STRAIGHT TALK: West Shore Pride dedicated to area’s LGBTQ community

MASON COUNTY — Over the summer, Ludington’s first-ever pride rally was organized by a small but dedicated group named West Shore …

Chamber, Ramsdell partner for Sleighbell events

Chamber, Ramsdell partner for Sleighbell events

MANISTEE — Nearly months away from the giving season, community members are gearing up to carry on the tradition of the annual December …

Maier named  new college and career adviser

Maier named new college and career adviser

MANISTEE — Nothing makes starting a new job easier that being familiar with the area and people you will be working with in that …

Lifestyles

Memories of wartime

Memories of wartime

Local resident recalls her experiences in Japanese internment camp Chiyo Omachi doesn’t have many keepsakes or photos from her …

Birds of Arcadia Dunes

Birds of Arcadia Dunes

Paula Dreeszen Special to the News Advocate ARCADIA — Arcadia Dunes is a large coastal nature preserve that provides plenty of habitat …

Going the extra mile

Going the extra mile

Local man helps those in need in Nepal MANISTEE — There are people who go the extra mile to help others in need, and there are others …

Life saving comes full circle

Life saving comes full circle

Milwaukee native shares family ties to Fifth Avenue Beach MANISTEE — When Jeff Cavett stepped foot on Fifth Avenue Beach for the first …

Local History

Looking Back for Sept. 25

Looking Back for Sept. 25

20 YEARS AGO KND voters down bond issue Tuesday, the voters of the Kaleva, Norman, Dickson School District declined to support the current …

Looking Back for Sept. 23

Looking Back for Sept. 23

20 YEARS AGO   Team effort leads Chips past Pine River The Manistee Chippewas as a group came to Rietz Park to play soccer on Monday. …

100 Years Ago

100 Years Ago

The following news items are reprinted from the Manistee Daily News for the week ending September 22, 1917 and are compiled by Teena Kracht …

Family

Child Advocacy Center receives donation from Forest Festival Duck Race

Child Advocacy Center receives donation from Forest Festival Duck Race

MANISTEE — Members of the Manistee Area Chamber of Commerce, Chamber Ambassadors and the Duck Race Committee presented a check on …

New memorial set up for POW/MIAs

New memorial set up for POW/MIAs

MANISTEE — Workers dedicated their time to placing the third POW-MIA plaque area as designed by Kendra Thomson, who is an …

Longtime car dealer Jim Mowry to retire

Longtime car dealer Jim Mowry to retire

MANISTEE — A car-selling career that spans several decades will come to a climax, when Jim Mowry officially retires from Manistee …

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

Decline in boat registrations affecting marine patrol funding

LANSING — Over the past decade, state funding for the marine divisions of sheriffs’ offices in Michigan has dwindled with the decline …

Register to vote before November election

MICHIGAN — Michigan residents have until Oct. 10 to register to vote in the Nov. 7 election, in which nearly 700 communities will use …

Michigan Trails Week a great time to discover outdoor adventures

Michigan Trails Week a great time to discover outdoor adventures

When it comes to trails, there’s no place like Michigan. With trails that cater to a variety of passions – from biking, hiking and …

Fishing regulations changed at NRC meeting

LANSING — At its last meeting Thursday in Lansing, the Michigan Natural Resources Commission approved several fishing regulation changes …