Santa Express arrives Saturday

December 12, 2013
Santa Express arrives Saturday

The eighth annual Marquette Rail Santa Express makes its way through the area Saturday, Dec. 14. Santa and Mrs. Claus be be on the train which will make stops in various towns in Kent, Newaygo, Lake, Mason and Manistee counties. Marquette Rail is partnering again…

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Wife of alleged trooper killer sentenced to 2-5 years

December 10, 2013
Wife of alleged trooper killer sentenced to 2-5 years

By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief. LUDINGTON — Sarah Knysz sat in the Mason County Courtroom this afternoon and broke down into tears as Jennifer Sielski, the fiance of Trooper Paul Butterfield, talked about her wedding plans and the love of her life. Sielski, who also was…

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Wife of accused trooper killer to be sentenced today

December 10, 2013
Wife of accused trooper killer to be sentenced today

LUDINGTON — The sentencing of a 20-year-old Irons woman, who pleaded guilty to being part of the murder of a Michigan State Police trooper, will take place at 2:30 p.m today at the Mason County Courthouse. On Nov. 5, Sarah Knysz pleaded guilty in Mason…

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West Shore Bank raises over $11,000 for holiday meals

December 10, 2013
West Shore Bank raises over $11,000 for holiday meals

LUDINGTON — West Shore Bank, in partnership with Shop-N-Save in Ludington, Hansen Foods in Hart and Oleson’s Foods in Manistee, will be distributing 909 meals to food banks in Mason, Manistee and Oceana counties as a result of the recent Spirit of Giving fundraising efforts.…

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Weather advisory

December 10, 2013

The National Weather service has issued a winter weather advisory: Manistee Winter Weather Advisory in effect from 9AM EST TUE until 7PM EST TUE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7…

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WSCC holiday concerts

December 9, 2013

SCOTTVILLE – West Shore Community College’s musical ensembles will be featured in three holiday performances throughout the area. On Thurs., Dec. 12, at 7:30 p.m., the swinging sounds of the Jazz Band, led by Associate Professor of Music Ted Malt, will fill the Center Stage…

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Welcome to Manistee County Press

December 6, 2013
Welcome to Manistee County Press

By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief.  Today is an exciting day. We thought it would be fitting to launch www.ManisteeCountyPress.com on the same day as the famous Manistee Victorian Sleigh Bell Parade and also the same weekend the historic Vougue Theater re-opens. Our goal is to provide the same…

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The Vogue is back!

December 6, 2013

MANISTEE — After years of fundraising and renovations, the historic Vogue Theatre is making its comeback this weekend. The theatre will present a slate of films this weekend including “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire.” With the exception of that film, tickets for the other movies…

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Edgar Struble comes home for a holiday concert

December 6, 2013
Edgar Struble comes home for a holiday concert

Interview with the Artist: Edgar Struble By Carrie Klemm, MCP Correspondent The West Shore Community College’s Performing Arts Series will be presenting Edgar Struble and Friends Holiday Concert tonight at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. at the Center Stage Theater. Edgar is a renowned pianist,…

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