DNR arrests man for poaching deer

April 1, 2014

MANISTEE — A Macomb County man was arraigned recently in 85th District Court in Manistee County on charges of illegally taking a black bear without a permit and excessive use of deer bait. The charges stem from a Nov. 16 bear poaching incident in Manistee County during…

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College nursing students to host health fair

April 1, 2014
College nursing students to host health fair

SCOTTVILLE – West Shore Community College nursing students will hold the annual Community Health Promotion Fair on April 7, to offer information on current health issues to the public. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. throughout the campus, with displays in the Tech…

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Vogue showing 26 movies over spring break

March 30, 2014

MANISTEE — The Vogue Theater is showing a variety of films through spring break week. There are a total of 26 movies being shown through Thursday, April 3. Tickets are $3 each or an all-you-can-watch pass can be bought for $20. Regular ticket prices apply…

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House approves bill to name portion of highway in honor of Trooper Butterfield

March 27, 2014
House approves bill to name portion of highway in honor of Trooper Butterfield

LANSING — The Michigan House of Representatives today approved state Rep. Ray Franz’ legislation to name a section of M-116 in Mason County in honor of Trooper Paul Butterfield. House Bill 5257 names the stretch of M-116 along the Lake Michigan shoreline leading into the…

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West Shore Bank promotes Bergstrom to Manistee post

March 27, 2014
West Shore Bank promotes Bergstrom to Manistee post

LUDINGTON — Valarie A. Bergstrom has been promoted to vice president market leader for Manistee County. Bergstrom will be responsible for maintaining the Bank’s standard of providing a high level of service to customers in her supervision of retail employees. She will be responsible for…

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House loosens up licensing for realtors and barbers, among other bills this week

March 21, 2014
House loosens up licensing for realtors and barbers, among other bills this week

The Capitol Report, by Rep. Ray Franz, Michigan 101st District. Week of March 10-14, 2014: On Tuesday, we concurred with the Senate on some minor changes to my bill, HB 4811, that expands family relief funds to military personnel that have deployment orders. It once…

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The Hot Club of Detroit will be swinging Saturday at WSCC

March 21, 2014
The Hot Club of Detroit will be swinging Saturday at WSCC

SCOTTVILLE –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 jazz sound…

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Franz office hours Friday

March 20, 2014
Franz office hours Friday

ONEKAMA — Area residents can meet with State Rep. Ray Franz to talk about state government concerns or problems during office hours scheduled in Onekama on Friday, March 21. “People are welcome to call me any time to talk or set up an appointment,” said Franz, R-Onekama. “Office…

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Fishing report, March 20, 2014

March 20, 2014

The fishing report comes from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. Weekly Fishing Tip: Storing your ice fishing equipment for next season It’s about that time when you’ll need to get ready to store your ice fishing equipment. The key is doing it properly so…

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