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Sport Fishing Association to host ice fishing tournament

Sport Fishing Association to host ice fishing tournament

MANISTEE — Men, women and children all have an opportunity to get out on the ice and do some fishing next weekend during the Manistee …

Treasures from the past

Treasures from the past

Crystal Lake Township Hall cleanup unearths records from over 100 years ago CRYSTAL LAKE TWP.  — When Jill Marble started clearing out …

A musical birthday celebration

A musical birthday celebration

MANISTEE — One hundred years of life means sharing a lot of memories, enjoying a lot of time with loved ones, and of course, many …

WSCC moves forward with plan for Manistee property

WSCC moves forward with plan for Manistee property

Anonymous donor pledges $1M to project at former Glick’s building MANISTEE — West Shore Community College Board of Trustees will …

Lifestyles

Treasures from the past

Treasures from the past

Crystal Lake Township Hall cleanup unearths records from over 100 years ago CRYSTAL LAKE TWP.  — When Jill Marble started clearing out …

What is measles and how can you prevent it?

What is measles and how can you prevent it?

By Fiza Pirani The Atlanta Journal-Constitution This year, reports of measles cases are adding up throughout the country. An outbreak in …

Down South — hospitality and history

Down South — hospitality and history

By ROXANNE ROWLEY  Special to the News Advocate Almost every winter we head down South for about three weeks or so in our trusty vehicle …

Former Manistee man authors first novel

Former Manistee man authors first novel

PORT ALFRED, South Africa — Manistee native Mike Descamp has always had a love of writing and an aspiration to get a novel published. …

Local History

Looking Back for Feb. 16

Looking Back for Feb. 16

20 YEARS AGO Factory bringing 35 new jobs The Scorpions are headed toward Manistee. The hottest news of 1999 in the snowmobile business …

LOOKING BACK for Feb. 15

LOOKING BACK for Feb. 15

20 YEARS AGO A sparkling evening The community’s rapidly-improving economy and its promising and exciting future were applauded during …

Looking Back for Feb. 14

Looking Back for Feb. 14

40 YEARS AGO First Congregational receives grant The First Congregational Church in Manistee has received a $10,000 state historic …

Family

MHS grad promoted to sergeant at St. Ignace MSP Post

MHS grad promoted to sergeant at St. Ignace MSP Post

ST. IGNACE — The Michigan State Police (MSP) St. Ignace Post Commander, F/Lt. John Schneider recently announce the promotion of Tpr. …

BIRTHS

Genther Brittany and Michael Genther, of Bear Lake, welcomed the birth of a baby boy on Jan. 31, 2019. Liam Bennett Genther was born at …

Sandcastles museum receives grant from Great Lakes Energy People Fund

Sandcastles museum receives grant from Great Lakes Energy People Fund

LUDINGTON — Sandcastles Children’s Museum was chosen as a recipient of a grant from Great Lakes Energy People Fund. The grant has …

Business

LIZ REYER: Is your productivity stalled? Here’s how to jump-start yourself at work

LIZ REYER: Is your productivity stalled? Here’s how to jump-start yourself at work

By LIZ REYER Star Tribune (Minneapolis) (TNS) Q: I feel like a cliché, but I have the winter blahs. It’s not depression (I checked) but …

FDA questions Juul, Altria commitment to combat teen vaping

FDA questions Juul, Altria commitment to combat teen vaping

By MATTHEW PERRONE AP Health Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the Food and Drug Administration is questioning whether electronic …

U.S. expects record domestic oil production in 2019, 2020

U.S. expects record domestic oil production in 2019, 2020

By The Associated Press The U.S. says domestic oil production levels will reach new heights this year and next, and that prices will be …

State News

Amazon decision a win for Democrats’ rising left wing

Amazon decision a win for Democrats’ rising left wing

By LISA MASCARO and STEVE PEOPLES Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — What is happening to the Democrats? Captivated by a handful of …

Sensible bonds will be part of new project in 5 courts

LANSING (AP) — Five Michigan courts, from the Detroit area to the Upper Peninsula, will participate in a program to try to reduce jail …

Michigan seeks to revoke license of Detroit funeral home

DETROIT (AP) — Michigan regulators are seeking to revoke the licenses of a Detroit funeral home and its manager after the discovery of 63 …

Plans move forward for $10M soybean processing facility

REESE (AP) — Plans are moving forward on a $10 million soybean processing facility in Michigan. Wisconsin-based Quality Roasting …