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Ludington native plays key role on USS Dwight D. Eisenhower

Ludington native plays key role on USS Dwight D. Eisenhower

PORTSMOUTH, Va. — When most Sailors think of the culinary specialist (CS) rating, they picture Sailors cooking in the galley, mixing …

Hospital auxiliary holds sixth annual Barnyard Bingo

Hospital auxiliary holds sixth annual Barnyard Bingo

MANISTEE — The Munson Healthcare Manistee Auxiliary held its sixth annual Barnyard Bingo fundraiser on Saturday evening at the Manistee …

Jefferson Elementary School students sharpen reading skills with book exchange

Jefferson Elementary School students sharpen reading skills with book exchange

MANISTEE — The faces of the Jefferson Elementary School students showed plenty of excitement as they eyed what seemed like an endless …

NMCAA helps to fight homelessness in Manistee County

NMCAA helps to fight homelessness in Manistee County

MANISTEE —National Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week (HHAW) is held each year the week before Thanksgiving and it is a time set …

Lifestyles

An opportunity of a lifetime

An opportunity of a lifetime

Local veteran visits Washington D.C. for Honor Flight ONEKAMA – For many, the chance to visit the various veteran monuments spread …

Preserving the past: Kaleva Historical Society brings authentic Finnish sauna to museum

Preserving the past: Kaleva Historical Society brings authentic Finnish sauna to museum

KALEVA — In search of a new life, Finnish settlers called Kaleva of Manistee County home nearly 100 years ago. Oftentimes, the first …

Fire and ice

Fire and ice

Simply amazing Iceland home to glaciers, lava fields By ROXANNE ROWLEY Special to the News Advocate We had the good fortune to visit …

Hair-raising Halloween stories

Hair-raising Halloween stories

We asked for them, and here are some of the responses. In anticipation of Halloween and our partnership with Jermaine Cipcic of Century 21 …

Local History

Looking Back for Nov. 20

Looking Back for Nov. 20

20 YEARS AGO Channel 2 still on the air Manistee’s public access channel, TV-2, will remain on the air for the time being. Although the …

Looking Back Nov. 18

Looking Back Nov. 18

20 YEARS AGO Butler stars in “Egad” Manistee High School’s fall production, “Egad, The Woman in White”, will be presented this …

Looking Back for Nov. 17

Looking Back for Nov. 17

20 YEARS AGO   Restoration in final stage As the restoration work on the Ramsdell Theatre lobby nears completion, the Ramsdell Theatre …

Family

Garland News Advocate contest winner

Garland News Advocate contest winner

Tammy Garland, of Eastlake, won a $500 Blarney Castle gas card, from the News Advocate’s free coffee and free gas promotion from …

100 Women Who Care see record number of giving

MANISTEE — It was a good day at Little Mary’s Hospitality House in Wellston recently. The agency was presented a record number of …

Maritime Heritage Alliance receives $10,000 Gift

TRAVERSE CITY — The Maritime Heritage Alliance recently received an anonymous gift of $10,000 to support the 9th year of their …

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

Governor names Elizabeth Clement to Michigan Supreme Court

By DAVID EGGERT Associated Press LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Rick Snyder looked within his own staff to make his latest appointment to the …

Auditors alarmed with overtime at state psychiatric hospital

By DAVID EGGERT Associated Press LANSING, Mich. (AP) — About a quarter of the nursing staff at a state-run psychiatric hospital worked an …

State announces public feedback sessions on Line 5 report

LANSING — Three public feedback sessions have been scheduled in December so the public can suggest the next steps the state should take …

Michigan bar apologizes for kicking out veteran, service dog

From the Associated Press GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — A western Michigan bar has apologized for asking a veteran and his service dog to …