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Manistee man charged with sex related crimes.

August 24, 2016
Manistee man charged with sex related crimes.

#ManisteeCountyNews #ManisteeCountyCourts MANISTEE — An 18-year-old Manistee man has been charged with two counts of sex related charges. Benjamin Henry Chandler turned himself into authorities Wednesday, Aug. 24 following a four month investigation by the Manistee County Sheriff’s Office. Chandler was arraigned in 85th District Court…

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UpNorth fest hits a high note.

August 24, 2016
UpNorth fest hits a high note.

​#ManisteeCountyNews    #UpNorth2016 By Sydney Scarbrough. Contributing Writer. CLEON TOWNSHIP — UpNorth Music and Arts Festival welcomed thousands of attendees from across the country this past weekend near the Village…

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Wellston man charged with operating meth lab.

August 23, 2016
Wellston man charged with operating meth lab.

#ManisteeCountyNews #ManisteeCountyCrime MANISTEE — Shawn Ryan Borah, 31, of Wellston was arraigned in the 85th District Court of Manistee on the charges of operating/maintaining a laboratory involving methamphetamine and conspiracy…

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Manistee man faces felony theft charges.

August 22, 2016
Manistee man faces felony theft charges.

#ManisteeCountyNews #Manistee #MasonCountyNews MANISTEE — A Manistee man was arrested and charged on Aug. 16, 2016, with felony theft-related charges. Daniel Bernard Perski, 28, was arrested by the State, Sheriff’s,…

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Noise violations, minor incidents at festival.

August 22, 2016
Noise violations, minor incidents at festival.

#ManisteeCountyNews #UpNorth2016 CLEON TOWNSHIP — The inaugural UpNorth Music and Arts Festival at the Twisted Trails OffRoad Park on Read Road near the Village of Copemish kept law enforcement busy…

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Pinconning man allegedly wields handgun during fishing hole dispute.

August 19, 2016
Pinconning man allegedly wields handgun during fishing hole dispute.

#WexfordCountyNews   #MesickNews SPRINGVILLE TOWNSHIP, (Wexford County) — Thomas Steven Mast, 54, of Pinconning, was arrested Thursday, Aug. 18, on charges of felonious assault, possession of a firearm while intoxicated,…

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Daughter will participate in Alzehimer’s walk to honor her mother.

August 19, 2016
Daughter will participate in Alzehimer’s walk to honor her mother.

#ManisteePeople #WalkToEndAlzheimers Mary Olson is on a mission to educate those caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s. She will be joining hundreds of other families at the Alzheimer’s Association…

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County receives grant for recycling.

August 19, 2016

#ManisteeCountyNews The US Department of Agriculture Rural Development has awarded a grant of $35,000 to select northern Michigan counties to improve recycling through a regional resource recovery strategy. Manistee County has been allocated…

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West Shore to hold auditions for ‘Godspell’

August 19, 2016
West Shore to hold auditions for ‘Godspell’

VICTORY TOWNSHIP (Mason County) — The West Shore Community College Theater Department and Performing Arts Series announce auditions for “Godspell,” August 28, 29, 6 to 9 p.m., in the college’s…

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West Shore Bank now features Frankfort office.

August 19, 2016

#WestShoreBank FRANKFORT — West Shore Bank has completed its acquisition of West Michigan Bank and Trust, based in Frankfort. The process began in April of this year. “We look forward…

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UPDATE: 2nd fire victim dies; candles possible cause of blaze.

August 15, 2016
UPDATE: 2nd fire victim dies; candles possible cause of blaze.

#ManisteeCountyNews #OnekamaTownshipFire ONEKAMA TOWNSHIP — Claire MacDonald, 78, who was flown to Grand Rapids with life-threatening injuries following a house fire Friday morning, Aug. 12, died Friday at approximately 7:30…

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UPDATE: Fire victim identified.

August 12, 2016
UPDATE: Fire victim identified.

#ManisteeNews #OnekamaTownship ONEKAMA TOWNSHIP — Leslee Heath, 53, of Onekama died in a house fire on 8 Mile Road near Johnson Street Friday morning, Aug. 12. A 78-year-old resident, was…

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Onekama woman dies following Friday fire.

August 12, 2016
Onekama woman dies following Friday fire.

#ManisteeNews #OnekamaTownship ONEKAMA TOWNSHIP — A 53-year-old Onekama woman died in a house fire Friday morning. Emergency crews were called to the residence on 8 Mile Road near Johnson Street at…

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Hazardous waste collection is Saturday, Aug. 20

August 12, 2016
Hazardous waste collection is Saturday, Aug. 20

#ManisteeCountyNews #ManisteeCountyEnvironment #BearLake BEAR LAKE — The Mason-Manistee-Ocean Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day (HHW)  is scheduled for Saturday, August 20, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at three different collection locations in Mason, Manistee and Oceana counties. Locations include:…

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Suspect allegedly fights police during arrest.

August 10, 2016
Suspect allegedly fights police during arrest.

#ManisteeCountyNews #ManisteeCountyPoliceNews MAPLE GROVE TOWNSHIP — A 37-year-old Manistee County man arrested for probation violation may face additional charges of resisting/opposing police and damage to law enforcement equipment following a…

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Financial assistance for health premiums available.

August 9, 2016

If the premiums you pay to cover yourself and your family under your employer’s health insurance are more than 9.5% of your family income, you may qualify for special financial…

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WSCC offering full degree programs online.

August 9, 2016
WSCC offering full degree programs online.

VICTORY TOWNSHIP (Mason County) — West Shore Community College now offers complete degree programs online through WSCC Online, a program that allows students to study from home, the office, or…

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Animal neglect, domestic assaults among police activity.

August 4, 2016
Animal neglect, domestic assaults among police activity.

#ManisteeCountyNews #ManisteeCountyPoliceNews The following is recent activity of the Manistee County Sheriff’s Office: Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2016: 7 a.m., four 85th District Court and two Friend of the Court bench…

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