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Manistee selects new police chief.

March 21, 2017
Timothy Kozal, Manistee's new Director of Public Safety.

Manistee selects new police chief. #ManisteeCountyNews By Allison Scarbrough. Editor. MANISTEE — Timothy Kozal will take over as the new Manistee director of public safety following the retirement of long-time chief David Bachman. Kozal was appointed to the position by the Manistee City Council Monday…

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WSCC inducts mentor society members, cornerstone society.

March 10, 2017
Seated in front, from left: Jim Pinkerton, Tom Rasmussen, Sharon Bluhm, Gerald Svendor. In back: David Hall, Chrissie Hall, Sen. Darwin Booer, Ruth Gustafson.

WSCC inducts mentor society members, cornerstone society.  By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. VICTORY TOWNSHIP – Nine individuals were inducted into the West Shore Community College Mentors Society Friday evening in celebration of the…

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Ohio man charged with involuntary homicide for death of Manistee man.

March 8, 2017

#ManisteeCountyNews #PoliceNews Ohio man charged with involuntary homicide for death of Manistee man. MANISTEE — A 30-year-old man who is described as an “Ohio native” has been arrested and charged…

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College to recognize individuals, businesses and foundations.

March 7, 2017

College to recognize individuals, businesses and foundations. VICTORY TOWNSHIP – The 50th anniversary of the founding of West Shore Community College will be celebrated at the college’s Founders Day Dinner to…

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VanderWall to hold local coffee hours.

February 28, 2017
Rep. Curt VanderWall

VanderWall to hold local coffee hours.  State Rep. Curt VanderWall (R-Ludington) will hold local coffee hours in early March. VanderWall represents the 101st House District, which includes Mason, Manistee, Benzie,…

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Media Group 31 launches West Michigan Menu Guide.

February 28, 2017
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Media Group 31 launches West Michigan Menu Guide. SCOTTVILLE — Media Group 31, LLC, the parent company of Mason County Press, Oceana County Press, and Manistee County Press, has launched…

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Recent death, posted Feb. 22, 2017.

February 22, 2017

#ManisteeCountyDeaths The following recent death has been reported: Jennifer Frances (Skura) Osmolski, 68, of Manistee, died on Monday, February 20, 2017 after a long fight with Alzheimer’s disease. See complete list…

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Recent deaths, posted Feb. 20, 2017.

February 20, 2017

#ManisteeCountyDeaths The following recent deaths have been reported: Wilma Margaret Mattison, 83, died on Monday, February 13, 2017 at her home in Brethren. John W. Witkowski, 74, of Manistee, died…

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Recent deaths, reported Feb. 14, 2017.

February 14, 2017

#ManisteeCountyDeaths The following recent deaths have been reported: Richard Lewis Totch, 88, of Manistee died Friday, February 10, 2017 at West Shore Medical Center in Manistee. Robert “Bob” Henry Baker,…

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2 join Media Group 31/MCP sales team.

February 13, 2017
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2 join Media Group 31/MCP sales team. SCOTTVILLE — Rachel Gale and Felicia Samuels are the latest to join the Media Group 31 sales team, effective today, Monday, Feb. 13.…

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WSCC fall Dean’s list.

February 13, 2017
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WSCC fall Dean’s list.  #WestShoreCommunityCollege. VICTORY TOWNSHIP – West Shore Community College has released its Dean’s List for the 2016 Fall Semester. Full-time students achieving a semester grade point average of 3.75…

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Lighthouse Realty recognizes top selling agents, real estate market continues to rise. #MasonCountyBusiness. LUDINGTON — Lighthouse Realty recently recognized inducted nine team members into its 2016 Elite Club, those who had an annual sales volume greater than $3 million. The members included Heather Barker, Pamela Buck, Lori Dickenson, Therran Ferguson, Lois Janish, Jamie Loney, Random Messeder, Debby Stevenson, and Ingrid Wadel. Lighthouse Realty closed 2016 with $83.6 million in sales and 630 closing sides, which represents a 35% company wide increase over 2015 sales. The Manistee office led the way with a 52% increase in its sales. Overall, the Mason-Oceana-Manitee Board of Realtors reported a 21.7% increase in real estate sales in 2015. Partner Don Bradley said 2016 was tremendous. “It is such a privilege to work with west Michigan’s top real estate professionals each and every day. Lighthouse Realty Agents out work the competition, and our numbers show that,” Bradley said. “We are very proud of all our agents, we’re a true team, the success of one is a testament to the success of the team. This years “Elite Agent Club” members are the best of the best. They have set the bar high for what looks be a record breaking 2017.” Lighthouse Realty is an independent, locally owned firm.

February 9, 2017
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Lighthouse Realty recognizes top selling agents, real estate market continues to rise. #ManisteeCountyBusiness. MANISTEE — Lighthouse Realty recently recognized inducted nine team members into its 2016 Elite Club, those who had…

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Recent deaths, reported Feb. 9, 2017.

February 9, 2017

#ManisteeCountyDeaths The following recent deaths have been reported: Nancy Cross Lyon, 83, of Manistee died on Saturday February 4, 2017. Philip Duane Espvik, 69, of Manistee died Friday February 3,…

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VanderWall to meet with public.

February 7, 2017
Rep. Curt VanderWall

VanderWall to meet with public. State Representative Curt VanderWall, of Ludington will hold local public coffee hours, giving constituents a chance to share their concerns and ideas about what’s going…

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Great Lakes Energy accepting Washington, D.C. youth tour applications.

February 6, 2017

Great Lakes Energy accepting Washington, D.C. youth tour applications. Great Lakes Energy (GLE) is looking for six high school sophomores or juniors whose parents or guardians live on GLE lines…

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Recent deaths, reported Feb. 6, 2017.

February 6, 2017

#ManisteeCountyDeaths The following recent deaths have been reported: Kathryn “Kathy” Kunkel, 73, of Manistee died on Sunday, January 29, 2017. Margaret Ann Millard, 81 of Manistee, died January 23, 2017…

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WSCC accepting scholarship applications.

February 3, 2017

WSCC accepting scholarship applications.  VICTORY TOWNSHIP — West Shore Community College’ Financial Aid Office is accepting scholarship applications from students who plan to attend for the 2017-18 academic year. The…

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VanderWall introduces transparency legislation.

February 1, 2017
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VanderWall introduces transparency legislation.  #101stDistrict. LANSING — State Rep. Curt VanderWall of Ludington today introduced legislation to make Michigan’s state government more transparent. VanderWall is representative for the 101st House…

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