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Household Hazardous Waste collection deemed a success - Manistee News

Once again this year the annual event was held at the Manistee County Road Commission garage as the Manistee Conservation District helped to dispose of oil based paint, motor oil, electronic components, fluorescent light bulbs, cleaning solvents, pesticides, herbicides, lead-acid batteries and other

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Bus drivers prepare for all situations

The number of bus drivers represented a wide range of school districts from across the state, said Katrina Morris, the transportation supervisor for the West Shore Educational Service District.

SHORELINEMEDIA.NET - 2018-08-18 16:15:00

Local musician making his mark in the music world - Manistee News

From the early days of performing in high school talent shows, to being a part of the popular musical group Awesome Distraction with Kyle Garber and Chloe Pepera, Veine has been growing as a musician. Now he will be stepping out on his own for the first time with the release of a solo album (CD) tit

PIONEERGROUP.COM - 2018-08-19 20:46:12

Not quite ready: Scottville marijuana vote delayed

The drafting of an ordinance for medical marijuana facilities and dispensaries to operate within the city limits — spearheaded by Second Ward Commissioner Leon Begue — was expected to appear on the agenda for Monday’s city commission meeting. Now, however, it is tentatively slated for the Sept. 3 me

SHORELINEMEDIA.NET - 2018-08-18 15:30:00

Horse show opens the 2018 Manistee County Fair - Manistee News

“We have about 10 horses entered and have some really nice trophies donated by previous 4-H showmen.” she said. “We will also have ribbons, medals, and other fun giveaways.”

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Looking Back for Aug. 20 - Manistee News

As in years past, the beard, mustache, hat contest will be an interesting part of the Victorian Port City Festival. The event is being sponsored by Kathy Stringham and Barb Swinehart of Victorian Vanities. Categories for the contest are as follows: Most Uniquely Victorian Beard, Most Unlikely Victor

PIONEERGROUP.COM - 2018-08-19 15:09:36

Working together to save Michigan’s valuable hemlock trees - Manistee News

Though not a standout, hemlock is an important part of the mesic northern forest, providing shelter for deer and nesting birds, and keeping forest streams cool and clean.

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Buttersville Park dedicates new playscape

The playscape is inside the campground area and replaced the previous playground, which had become “old and antiquated,” said Kelly Smith, parks department manager for Pere Marquette Charter Township. The former playground was simply a rusty slide, a few swings and a merry-go-round that had seen mer

SHORELINEMEDIA.NET - 2018-08-18 15:30:00

Fatal motorcycle crash victim's name released - Manistee News

Osceola County Sheriff’s Office authorities say the victim is Andrew W. Boynton, 68, of Manistee, who was struck by an oncoming vehicle while riding a motorcycle.


Construction of new Ludington fire station underway

The foundation is concrete and walls are rising as construction continues on the Ludington Fire Department’s new 10,000-square-foot fire station on Tinkham Avenue behind the Lakeshore Resource Network.Work began June 18 on the new fire station, and construction is still projected to be completed by


Woman saved from heroin overdose, arrested on warrants after treatment

The incident occurred at about 7:45 p.m. inside a home in the 500 block of East Danaher Street, where the woman was found passed out by people who live at the address, according to the Ludington Police Department.


Repairing the pier: Crews begin work on First Street Beach breakwater - Manistee News

Crews work to temporarily repair the First Street Beach breakwater in Manistee. (Dylan Savela/News Advocate)MANISTEE — Crews from MCM Marine began work to repair the south breakwater at Manistee’s First Street Beach on Friday.The dredging contractor was hired by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to c


PFLAG group meets in Manistee, Ludington - Manistee News

MANISTEE — PFLAG Support Groups for families and friends of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community meet each month in Manistee and in Ludington.


State park hosts nature sketch workshop

HAMLIN TWP. — Slow down. Study shapes, shadows, lighting. Look closely. Such was the message of Ludington painter Mary Case as she gave instructions to participants Thursday evening in the Sable Dunes Chapter of the Audubon Society’s See and Sketch Michigan Beautiful nature sketching workshop at Lud


Manistee residents take part in 2018 Blue Lake International band tour - Manistee News

“Our very first stop was sponsored by a community band and they played a concert and then we did before we played two pieces together,” said Mike. “It was people of all different ages playing in that group so it was a complete blend, young and old making music, which was neat to see.”


Looking Back for Aug. 17 - Manistee News

Work on a comprehensive report intended to guide government agencies and a wide range of private groups involved with economic development in the Manistee area is closer to completion after the meeting of the Manistee County Economic Steering Committee. Committee members reviewed reports offered by


Six departments called to Free Soil fire

FREE SOIL — Six fire departments responded to a house and garage fire Wednesday evening at 8556 N. Democrat St. in Free Soil.The house had a single male occupant, but he was not home at the time of the fire, Vince Williams, Free Soil-Meade fire chief said. The man also owned a cat, which has not yet


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This Lake Michigan House Was Built With Summertime In Mind

Florida designer Dana Small gave House Beautiful all the details about her completely lust-worthy summer home in Ludington, Michigan. From picking the perfect shade of blue to mixing patterns, this lakeside home screams summer in every way.This summer retreat on Lake Michigan looks like heaven. Your


Ludington City Council amends agreements for bowling alley development

The Ludington City Council approved amendments to the agreement between the city and the bowling alley block developer, Morris Street LLC, on the condition of specific parking arrangements being finalized later this week.