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Medical Care Facility presents survey, inspection results
MANISTEE — The Manistee County Board of Commissioners heard several updates on local projects that are in the works for the upcoming year during their monthly meeting that was held Tuesday.
ISD board gets updated on Jobs for Northwest Michigan
MANISTEE — Members of the Manistee Intermediate School District Board of Education heard a report from superintendent Dave Cox that work with Networks Northwest officials about bringing the Jobs for Michigan Graduates (JMG) program to CASMAN Academy is moving forward.
7 places to see amazing holiday light displays in Michigan this year
The holiday season is alive in Michigan and there are beautiful lights to prove it!. Every year, several spots around Michigan put on amazing holiday light displays for the public to enjoy.
Looking Back for Dec. 19
The “odd couple” of Michigan politics, separated by the one’s marriage, are being reunited – this time outside the political arena. Outgoing House Republican Leader Dennis O. Cawthorne, who did not seek re-election this year, said Monday he will join the law firm of State Senator William B. Fitzgera
Airport authority discusses next steps after land acquisition
MANISTEE — Manistee Blacker Airport recently closed on a land acquisition deal that will expand the airport property to include the parcel on the east side. The land acquisition project has been a long-term goal for Blacker Airport, and is funded through a grant from the Federal Aviation Administrat
Sands Park ice rink set up completed
MANISTEE — It’s that time of the year again, residents are waiting for snow and freezing temperatures to take part in Michigan’s outdoor winter recreational activities. With that, the City of Manistee has officially set up the Sands Park ice rink. The rink was filled with water on Tuesday morning, a
Ice fishing has begun; caution still urged
MANISTEE — It appears ice fishing season has started, the DNR reports, especially in the northern areas of the state. But the DNR reminds anglers first and last ice are the most dangerous ice, and caution needs to be used. Anglers should check the ice thickness with a spud and wear a life jacket.
A Michigan sheriff asked not to be arrested on drunk driving charges: 'Jesus Christ, I'm a sheriff'
On November 16, Michigan sheriff Scott Stephenson was arrested on suspicions of drunk driving after leaving a deer hunting camp. He can be heard saying in footage WJRT obtained that he couldn't be arrested, adding, "Jesus Christ, I'm a sheriff."
Michigan State Police to station two troopers permanently in Manistee County
MANISTEE COUNTY, Mich., (WPBN/WGTU) -- Two Michigan State Police troopers will now permanently stationed in Manistee County. State police previously had a Manistee post with more than a dozen trooper but it closed in 2008.
On thin ice: U.S. Coast Guard takes on rescue training at MHS pool
MANISTEE — For the Unites States Coast Guard, ice training is an imperative measure in the Great Lakes region, as winter temperatures chill local bodies of water into recreational wonderlands for the public to enjoy.
Film on conversion therapy prompts discussion
MANISTEE — Knowledge and being open minded is the key to understanding any issue in life. On Saturday evening, the Vogue Theatre partnered with PFLAG Manistee for a viewing of the movie “Boy Erased,” which tackles the issue of conversion therapy — the practice of trying to change an individual’s sex
Manistee Elks Lodge holds annual Hoop Shoot contest Saturday
MANISTEE — The Manistee Elks Lodge No. 250 held its annual Elks Hoop Shoot Contest for children in Manistee County on Saturday. Six area sharp shooters won first place honors in the free throw contest that will allow them to move on the next level of the national competition. Taking first place hono
Classie Lassie Red Hatters donate to local organizations
MANISTEE — The Classie Lassie Red Hatters celebrated Christmas with a luncheon at the Bungalow Inn in Manistee on Dec.11. Several boxes of canned goods were collected for the Manistee Senior Food Bank, and a monetary gift to Meals on Wheels.
Student allegedly responsible for MCC bomb threat expelled
SCOTTVILLE — The student allegedly responsible for the Nov. 30 bomb threat at Mason County Central Middle School has been expelled from all Michigan schools following an MCC Board of Education ruling Monday.
MSP Assigning Two Resident Troopers to Manistee County
Manistee County will now have dedicated state police troopers stationed there. Recently, MSP posts across the Northern Michigan have been working to create what is called a ‘resident trooper concept.’
A universal celebration around the world
MANISTEE — The holiday season is a time of year when family traditions play a big role in families from countries all around the world. Every country is unique in how they mark the occasion. However, one thing that remains constant regardless of the location is the gathering of families and the cele
Ice fishing starts, but surfaces are thin and dangerous
BIG RAPIDS — Ice is forming on the inland lakes, the DNR reports, but most do not have safe ice yet. There was no safeproof ice in northwest Michigan. A spokesperson at the LeRoy bait shop said there’s been ice activity in the area.
Ludington company hands out $4M in Christmas bonuses
LUDINGTON, Mich. – A family-owned Michigan company gave employees a really nice Christmas bonus. The owner and Chairman of FloraCraft in Ludington announced at the company Christmas party on Friday that he’ll be sharing nearly $4 million with full-time employees. Each gift will be based on how long
CEO shares $4 million in bonuses with workers
LUDINGTON, MI (WCMH) -- Employees this time of year look forward to a holiday bonus from their employer, and workers at one business in Michigan have an especially generous boss.
Looking Back for Dec. 17
The longest-serving county commissioner in Michigan’s history attended his last commission meeting Tuesday and was praised by his colleagues. In honor of Roy Howes, the commissioners dedicated in his name the new handcrafted oak desks in the boardroom. The board also awarded him with a brass plaque