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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Environmental consultant next in “Water” series

March 6, 2014
Environmental consultant next in “Water” series

SCOTTVILLE –West Shore Community College’s semester long series of events on the many ways water impacts our lives and about the ways our lives impact water will continue on March 12, at 12:30 p.m., in the North Lounge of the Administrative and Conference Building with a presentation…

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Courts reporter wanted

March 3, 2014

Manistee County Press is looking for someone who will report on Manistee County courts. The primary responsibility will be to provide a weekly report of district court and circuit court sentencings along with district court arraignments. See http://www.masoncountypress.com/category/news/courts/ for examples. Further responsibilities may also include covering newsworthy…

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Fictional film to feature a sinister side of the Scottville Clown Band

March 3, 2014
Fictional film to feature a sinister side of the Scottville Clown Band

By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief. SCOTTVILLE — The Scottville Clown Band is featured in a soon-to-be released film about Michigan. However, the fictional dark comedy portrays the band — and the state — in a slightly different light. The segment “Scottville” is part of a film…

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