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Triginta Club donates jackets to FiveCAP - Manistee News

The Triginta Club of Bear Lake donated 32 new winter coats to the FiveCAP students in Miss Emily’s class in Kaleva. FiveCAP is a pre-school program for income eligible families. The class consists of 3 to 5 year old students from Kaleva, Brethren, and Bear Lake. Shown (left to right) are Nancy Heita

PIONEERGROUP.COM - 2018-10-21 20:49:41

Arcadia woman enjoys wagon ride as special birthday present - Manistee News

However, what makes those horse rides unique is they took place 104 years ago in 1914. On Saturday afternoon with a brisk wind throwing a real chill in the air, Blahut climbed up — using her own strength — into the back of Brent Brophy’s wagon pulled by two large Belgian Draft Horses recreating thos

PIONEERGROUP.COM - 2018-10-21 17:02:21

Man, 47, shot multiple times and killed in Mecosta Co.

The Mecosta County Sheriff's Department released this photo of 48-year-old Randall Robert Jensen of Stanwood, whom they believe was involved in the shooting death of a 47-year-old Stanwood man Saturday night in Morley. MORLEY, Mich. (WOOD) - The Mecosta County Sheriff's Office says a man was shot t

WOOD - 2018-10-21 17:50:44

Top 5 things to do this weekend

Haunted Museum — 1-5 p.m. Saturday at theTri-Cities Historical Museum, 200 Washington Ave., downtown Grand Haven. Every year, the museum is decked out in Halloween finery and the community is invited to experience some “ghostly” interactions in this family-friendly event. Spotlight Dance Academy dan


Looking Back for Oct. 22 - Manistee News

Delighted with the gift of a piano for their use at the new Girl Scouts headquarters on Fifth Street, local Girl Scouts and members of the Manistee Girl Scouts Council take this means of publicly expressing their appreciation to Mrs. Frank C. Barnes, the donor. According to Mrs. Harold Bates, counci

PIONEERGROUP.COM - 2018-10-21 18:22:32

Playoff matchups announced for local teams - Manistee News

MANISTEE COUNTY — Despite the spread of food, some blue and gold balloons and a general sense of excitement in the air, Manistee football coach Troy Bytwork stressed that Sunday night’s gathering was not a celebration. Rather, it was the start of a new season.

PIONEERGROUP.COM - 2018-10-22 03:10:05

Three seek two openings on WSCC board - Manistee News

Three candidates have filed for the two open six-year term that are expiring on board on Dec. 31. One of the people presently holding those two seats is Mike Ennis, who did not seek another term, opening the door for someone new to win a spot.

PIONEERGROUP.COM - 2018-10-21 17:25:05

Onekama cruises through weekend tourney - Manistee News

The Portagers didn’t drop a single set on the day, topping the likes of tournament hosts, Big Rapids CCA (25-10, 25-9), West Michigan Lutheran (25-14, 25-11), McBain (27-26, 25-21), Reed City (25-11, 25-21) and Lakeview (25-18, 25-6).

PIONEERGROUP.COM - 2018-10-22 03:05:11

Man killed in Morley shooting, police search for suspect who is 'armed and dangerous'

A 47-year-old Stanwood man was shot to death outside of a bar/restaurant in Morley Saturday night. MORLEY, Mich. - The Mecosta County Sheriff's Office is currently investigating a shooting that happened Saturday night outside of a bar/restaurant in Morley. According to authorities, it happened ar

WZZM 13 - 2018-10-21 16:17:00

Crews responding to fully involved vehicle fire on M-55

CADILLAC — Crews from multiple departments have responded to calls of a fully involved vehicle fire on M-55.Reports came in around 5 p.m. Sunday evening of a vehicle fire on M-55 near 17 1/2 Road, in Wexford County.Emergency responders indicated that explosions were coming from the vehicle and the f

CADILLAC NEWS - 2018-10-21 21:55:00

Manistee caps historic 9-0 season with hard fought win - Manistee News

On Friday night, Manistee proved perfection is attainable with a hard fought 28-14 victory over NorthPointe Christian, capping an historic regular season run with an unblemished 9-0 record — the best in program history.


Mason-Oceana-Manistee Board of Realtors donates $1,000 to FiveCAP’s Walk for Warmth - Manistee News

Brandon Ball presents a check for $1,000 to the Manistee Walk for Warmth program, which provides heat assistance to low-income families. (Courtesy Photo)

PIONEERGROUP.COM - 2018-10-22 00:00:40

Grow Benzie fundraiser on Oct. 27 - Manistee News

ELBERTA — Grow Benzie will be having a Halloween fundraiser on Oct. 27 at the Cabbage Shed in Eleberta.The entire Cabbage Shed will be decorated as an old-time Western Saloon including straw bales, saddles and horses tied up at the front porch. People are encouraged to dress in Western attire and pr

PIONEERGROUP.COM - 2018-10-21 19:55:16

Hamlin Lake water level to be lowered - Manistee News

Hamlin Lake is an artificial lake created by the backup of the Big Sable River by the Hamlin Lake Dam. The lake, which covers 4,990 acres, is five miles long and two miles wide. It utilized by area residents and visitors to the Ludington State Park for fishing for walleye, bass, northern pike, perch


UPDATE: Death of Frankfort woman in windsurfing incident ruled as accidental drowning - Manistee News

Carolyn Skaff, 66, went missing on Sept. 21 while windsurfing on Bear Lake. Volunteer search members located her body the following morning, and her death was recently classified as an accidental drowning by the medical examiner. (File Photo)


Cedarholm, Eckhout vie for Arcadia treasurer seat in recall election - Manistee News

According to Arcadia Township resident Larry Olsen who sponsored the recall petition, the driving force behind the recall was the trustees’ favorable votes to approve a forensic audit, following the township’s annual audit for the 2016-17 fiscal year.


Big Bear Sportsman's Club hosting deer check station - Manistee News

“I am retired from the DNR where I worked in parks and recreation,” Converse said. “What we are doing mainly is aging the deer by wear on the teeth, measuring the the antlers for age and size of the deer to check for diseases.”


Looking Back for Oct. 20 - Manistee News

After finding traces of hydrocarbon contaminants in the groundwater near the Manistee Area Public Schools bus garage, the site will continue to be monitored on a quarterly basis for at least the next two years, a representative from the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality said Monday. Trace


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DETROITSPORTSNATION.COM - 2018-10-20 21:27:12

SARAH HOWARD: Seniors are great companions, source of knowledge - Manistee News

I am having a mother/daughter day today. My mom and I are spending some much needed time together. I hope we can have some fun shopping and hanging out today. I am not much of a shopper, but it is fun checking out all of the antique shops around. We both always seem to find a treasure or two. My mom