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Teen airlifted after Fife Lake crash

FIFE LAKE — Emergency personnel airlifted a teen to a Grand Rapids hospital following a two-vehicle crash.Grand Traverse County sheriff’s deputies reported to the crash at about 1:28 p.m. Wednesday. Sheriff’s Capt. Randy Fewless said a 16-year-old Grawn girl was airlifted to Helen DeVos Children's H

TRAVERSE CITY RECORD-EAGLE - 2018-06-21 18:08:03

Reeling in the fun: MCSFA holds annual Kids Fish at Man Made Lake - Manistee News

Smiles, laughter and bonds between family members are good places to start, and those were the intangibles surrounding Man Made Lake on Wednesday during the annual Kids Fish event, sponsored by the Manistee County Sport Fishing Association (MCSFA).

PIONEERGROUP.COM - 2018-06-20 21:26:53

New dog on duty - Manistee News

Beno, an 18-month-old German Shepherd, joined the force this week, with his handler deputy Brandon Gillispie, who finished a five-week training with the police dog in Eaton Rapids.

PIONEERGROUP.COM - 2018-06-21 20:39:04

Sanitary Sewer Overflow reported after recent rain - Manistee News

The reported discharge is from a private or municipal separate sewer collection system (not wastewater treatment plant) during wet or dry weather, or a dry weather discharge from a municipal combined sewer collection system, according to a report from the City of Manistee’s deputy director of utilit

PIONEERGROUP.COM - 2018-06-21 16:02:04

Looking Back for June 22 - Manistee News

A cracking thunderstorm rolled over Manistee early this morning, bringing heavy rainfall that was a boon to thirsty yards, garden plots and farm land near the city. The area around Manistee was thoroughly drenched during the storm that lasted several hours. The precipitation came just when it was fe

PIONEERGROUP.COM - 2018-06-21 20:27:31

MSP, Coast Guard to hold open house at Cherry Festival - Manistee News

CADILLAC — The Michigan State Police, in conjunction with the National Cherry Festival and the U.S. Coast Guard, will hold an open house on June 29, at the U.S. Coast Guard Open Ramp from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

PIONEERGROUP.COM - 2018-06-21 20:14:25

Bear Lake gymnasium getting a new look - Manistee News

BEAR LAKE — For decades the gymnasium located in the lower level at the Bear Lake Schools has been a focal point for athletic events, commencement ceremonies, band concerts and school assemblies.

PIONEERGROUP.COM - 2018-06-20 21:20:55

Bear Lake water system project making good progress - Manistee News

It is all part of the new $4 million water supply system project that will upgrade wells, water mains, well houses and fire hydrants in the village, replacing an outdated system that was determined to have undersized water mains and unreliable wells, both at the end of their lifespan.


Cadillac man, Irons woman charged for part in attempted Diary Queen larceny

CADILLAC — A 43-year-old Cadillac man and the 29-year-old Irons woman associated with the attempted theft of a donation jar at a Cadillac business were both charged recently in 28th Circuit Court.Scott Patrick Yates stood mute to one count of possession of methamphetamine for his connection with an

CADILLAC NEWS - 2018-06-20 04:00:00

WSCC looking at several construction projects - Manistee News

“Improvements to the college water system has been part of the facility master plan for years,” Ward reported. “College water users know the water on campus has unsavory oder, taste and discoloration that has been caused by a high concentration of organic material in our well water.”


Casting call for ‘Little Big Shots’ - Manistee News

MANISTEE — Children ages 3 – 13, who love to sing, dance, recite, play an instrument, perform magic tricks, and more. The Manistee County Blue Tigers, a community outreach organization which provides scholarship funding, is having a “Little Big Shots” Talent Show as part of the National Forest Festi


Mesick woman faces fentanyl-related charge

Erica Lynn St. John was charged with one count of possession of fentanyl, less than 25 grams, after an incident occurring on or about March 18, 2016, in Springville Township. If convicted, she faces up to four years in prison and/or $25,000 in fines. St. John is a co-defendant of Paul Wentworth and


County board opens dialogue on Medical Care Facility - Manistee News

And as the medical landscape rapidly evolves — locally, nationally and worldwide — the long term future of the county-owned, not-for-profit skilled nursing facility was a topic of discussion on Tuesday during the Manistee County Board of Commissioners’ regular monthly meeting.


Surgeon joins hospital for emergent needs - Manistee News

Dr. Hobbs joins the Munson Healthcare Manistee Hospital surgical team to offer surgical coverage for emergency needs such as gallstones, appendicitis, bowel obstructions and more.


Sellars becomes Farm Bureau Insurance agent - Manistee News

He also attended training at the Farm Bureau Insurance home office in Lansing. Farm Bureau Insurance agents are licensed to sell all lines of insurance, including Life, Home, Auto, Farm, Retirement, Lake Estate® and Business.


Blue Cross to 'Go Purple' for Alzheimers awareness - Manistee News

TRAVERSE CITY — Do you know someone who has been touched by Alzheimer’s or dementia? When asking employees in a recent BluesLink survey, 83 percent said they had a personal connection with the disease.


Onekama native named to SVSU’s President’s List - Manistee News

UNIVERSITY CENTER — Meredith Hengy, of Onekama, was one of more than 500 students from Saginaw Valley State University whose determination and commitment to academic excellence earned them a spot on the winter 2018 semester President’s List.


Keep it safe on carnival and amusement rides - Manistee News

Most amusement ride injuries are suffered by children under age 13, according to national data compiled by the Saferparks organization. Kids between the ages of 7 and 12 account for nearly a third of all ride accidents. The speeds, heights, rapid changes in direction and special effects can overwhel


A new hope: Goats join the fight against invasive species in Benzie County - Manistee News

BENZIE COUNTY — Behind the summer scenes of ice cream cones, sandy beaches and fun times outdoors, there is a battle raging in Benzie County.


The alleged truth behind what happened at ‘Camp Bliss’ - Manistee News

In August of 1901, the Michigan National Guard held its encampment, consisting of most of the national guard companies from around the state, at Orchard Beach.