‘God’s Not Dead’ will premiere at the Vogue

March 18, 2014
‘God’s Not Dead’ will premiere at the Vogue

MANISTEE — The national release of the movie “God’s Not Dead” will have its national premiere this Wednesday at the Vogue Theater in downtown Manistee. The film was directed by Harold Cronk of Manistee’s 10 West Studios. “Our special director’s screening on the 19th will…

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West Shore increases tuition

March 17, 2014

By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief.  VICTORY TWP., Mason County — West Shore Community College will raise its tuition beginning the fall semester. The increase, approved this afternoon by the college board of trustees, will increase in-district tuition from $83 per credit hour for in-district students to…

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Manistee spring rubbish pick up

March 14, 2014
Manistee spring rubbish pick up

MANISTEE — The City of Manistee will conduct a spring trash/rubbish haul beginning April 14 through April 24. Rubbish and trash will be picked up at the street only. All trash must be in containers weighing less than 60 pounds. Rubbish and trash must be…

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Hot Club of Detroit jazz ensemble performing at WSCC

March 13, 2014
Hot Club of Detroit jazz ensemble performing at WSCC

SCOTTVILLE, Mason County –The red hot Gypsy jazz ensemble, The Hot Club of Detroit, will be in “full swing” at West Shore Community College’s Center Stage Theater on Sat., March 22, at 7:30 p.m. Hot Club of Detroit is a one-of-a-kind jazz ensemble specializing in the Gypsy…

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Northwest Bank being sold to Chemical Bank

March 11, 2014

Traverse City-based Northwestern Bank is being bought out by Midland-based Chemical Bank for $120 million. Northwestern Bank has 25 branches in 11 northwestern Michigan counties, including a branch in Manistee along with two in the Ludington area. “Given the similarity in our community-based approaches to…

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10 West Studios’ owner’s movie gets national attention

March 10, 2014
10 West Studios’ owner’s movie gets national attention

By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief.  A small film that is getting big attention has a local connection. The Pure Flix production “God’s Not Dead,” which debuts on March 21, was directed by Manistee-based 10 West Studios co-owner Harold Cronk, who wrote and directed “Mickey Matson and…

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Obit: Gordon W. Schneider, 90, Irons

March 8, 2014

Gordon W. Schneider, aged 90 of Irons, passed away on Saturday, March 1, 2014 in Brethren.  Gordon was born in Dorr, MI on January 19, 1924 to Lawrence and Helen (Schumacker) Schneider, and served his country during World War II with the Army. On August 23,…

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Neighborhood bloggers, citizen journalists wanted

March 8, 2014

Manistee County Press is looking for neighborhood bloggers and citizen journalists and photographers. We want people who enjoy writing about what’s going on in their neck of the woods. At this time, these are not paid positions. We are hoping to have people join us…

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March is colorectal cancer awareness month

March 8, 2014

Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer related deaths in Michigan and in the United States for both men and women. Locally, the District Health Department #10 service area has colorectal cancer death rates above that of the state of Michigan. Colorectal cancer…

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