Williams promoted to West Shore Bank CFO

May 1, 2014
Williams promoted to West Shore Bank CFO

LUDINGTON — West Shore Bank has recently promoted Paul C. Williams to senior vice president/chief financial officer. Williams joined West Shore Bank in 2010 as the vice president/controller, and brought to West Shore Bank many years of banking experience. He was previously named AVP corporate…

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WSCC to honor Dr. Sara Tanis with Alumni Achievement Award

April 30, 2014
WSCC to honor Dr. Sara Tanis with Alumni Achievement Award

SCOTTVILLE –West Shore Community College will honor Dr. Sara R. Tanis with the Alumni Achievement Award during the 44th annual commencement exercise on Fri., May 2, at 7 p.m., in the College’s Recreation Center. Dr. Tanis is a 1990 graduate of Mason County Eastern and earned an Associate…

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43th WSCC commencement is Friday

April 28, 2014
43th WSCC commencement is Friday

SCOTTVILLE – Nearly 200 West Shore Community College students are eligible to receive degrees and certificates at the college’s 44th commencement ceremony to be held on Friday, May 2, at 7 p.m. in the College’s Recreation Center Arena. Speakers for the event will be Guy Smith, president of…

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Child rescued from river Saturday

April 28, 2014

By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief.  MANISTEE — Police, EMS and fire personnel rescued a 10-year-old child from the Manistee River Saturday afternoon. At 1:50 p.m. Janet Krause reported her grandchild, Owen James Skalandis, 1701 Vine St., was in the river near the River Side marina. According…

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McCarty backs out of 350 Club dinner

April 22, 2014

MANISTEE TWP. — Former Detroit Redwing Darren McCarty has chosen not to honor his obligation to appear at the Manistee Chippewa 350 Club 14th Annual Spring Dinner and Silent Auction this Saturday, at Little River Casino Resort. “This is very unfortunately, but is completely out of…

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Science and engineering festival at college

April 22, 2014
Science and engineering festival at college

SCOTTVILLE — Can you walk on water? Make ice cream in 60 seconds? Float a magnet in mid-air with no strings attached? Thanks to AT&T Michigan and the Michigan Technological University Mind Trekkers, middle and high school students from the area will have the chance…

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Michigan fire season builds during wildfire prevention week

April 21, 2014

Most of Michigan’s wildfires occur in the spring – April, May and June. According to the Department of Natural Resources, which is responsible for wildland fire protection on 30 million acres of state and private land, April is when wildfires start becoming a problem. During the…

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State-licensed commercial fishing up more than 35 percent in value over 2012

April 19, 2014

The Department of Natural Resources’ Fisheries Division recently released data from its 2013 state-licensed commercial fishing season. Combined, the state-licensed commercial fishery caught more than 3.6 million pounds of fish with an estimated wholesale dockside value of roughly $5.53 million prior to processing, marketing and retail sales. The state’s…

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Build Better Michigan Roads was the House’s focus this week

April 18, 2014
Build Better Michigan Roads was the House’s focus this week

The Capitol Report. By Rep. Ray Franz, R-Onekama. This is the Capitol Report for the week of April 14-18. The introduction of several bills to provide additional road funding, based on the House’s “Build Better Michigan Roads” proposal, were a main focus this week. The…

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