Funeral home issued second shut down notice by state.

February 1, 2017
Johnson Funeral Home

Funeral home issued second shut down notice by state.  #ManisteeCountyNews. MANISTEE (WPBN/WGTU)– The State of Michigan has issued a second shut-down order against a funeral home in Manistee. The Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) issued the order to cease and desist was issued to Johnson Funeral…

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Men Who Care donates over $2,500 to Love, Inc.

February 1, 2017
Richard Wilson, Men Who Care (MWC), representative, giving checks in the amount of $2650.00 to Robin Paulis, executive director on Love, INC.

Men Who Care donates over $2,500 to Love, Inc.  #ManisteeCountyNews. MANISTEE — Men Who Care of Manistee County recently donated $2,650 to Love, Inc. Love, INC, operates a clearinghouse where intake staff and volunteers screen requests for help. The nonprofit also connects people in need with…

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Recent deaths, reported Feb. 1, 2017.

February 1, 2017

#ManisteeCountyDeaths The following recent deaths have been reported: Bertha Jane Norman, 81, of Manistee, died on Saturday, January 28, 2017 at the Manistee County Medical Care Facility. Steven D. Jobes Jr. 44, of Manistee, died on Wednesday January 25, 2017 at his home. See complete…

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VanderWall to serve as vice chair of House Insurance, Tourism and Recreation committees.

January 26, 2017
Curt VanderWall

VanderWall to serve as vice chair of House Insurance, Tourism and Recreation committees. #HouseOfRepresentatives. LANSING — State Rep. Curt VanderWall, of Ludington, will serve as vice chair of the House Insurance Committee, Speaker Tom Leonard announced today. VanderWall represents the 101st House District, which includes…

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Recent deaths, posted Jan. 25, 2017.

January 25, 2017

#ManisteeCountyDeaths The following recent deaths have been reported: Margaret Ann Millard, 81, of Manistee died January 23, 2017 at her home. Leonard A. Krusniak, 92, of Manistee died Thursday, January 19, 2017 at Munson Medical Center in Traverse City. John Henry Nummerdor, 54, of Stronach…

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Recent death, posted Jan. 23, 2017.

January 23, 2017

#ManisteeCountyDeaths The following recent death has been reported: Martha Mary Miller, 92, of Onekama, died Tuesday, January 17, 2017. See complete list of 2017 Manistee County deaths here. 

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Copemish man charged with sex crime involving a minor.

January 20, 2017
Bulerski

Copemish man charged with sex crime involving a minor.  #ManisteeNews MANISTEE — A 42-year-old Copemish man has been arrested and charged with two counts of criminal sexual conduct third degree. Gregory Bulerski was arrested by the Manistee County Sheriff’s Office on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, following…

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Crashes top police activity.

January 18, 2017
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Crashes top police activity. #ManisteeCountyNews #PoliceNews The following is recent activity of the Manistee County Sheriff’s Office: Monday, Jan. 16, 2017: – 1:23 p.m., fraud, Manistee Township. – 6:11 p.m., retail fraud. Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017: – 8:27 a.m., semi truck crash, no injuries. –…

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Recent death, posted Jan. 18, 2017.

January 18, 2017

#ManisteeCountyDeaths The following recent death has been reported: ZayDen Richard Lee Drake, born November 17, 2016, in Manistee died on Friday, January 13, 2017 at Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital in Grand Rapids. See complete list of 2017 Manistee County deaths here. 

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Manistee Area Chamber joins regional alliance.

January 17, 2017

Manistee Area Chamber joins regional alliance.  #ManisteeCountyNews. MANISTEE – The voice of Northern Michigan’s business community continues to strengthen with the addition of the Manistee Area Chamber of Commerce as a full partner in the Northern Michigan Chamber Alliance. The addition of the Manistee Area…

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Manistee awarded Redevelopment Ready Communities certification.

January 17, 2017

Manistee awarded Redevelopment Ready Communities certification. #ManisteeCountyNews LANSING, Mich. – The City of Manistee has been awarded Redevelopment Ready Communities (RRC) certification, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation announced today. The MEDC will hold a formal presentation 10:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 20 at the Vogue Theatre,…

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ASM Tech offers early college to high schoolers.

January 17, 2017

ASM Tech offers early college to high schoolers.  VICTORY TOWNSHIP — ASM Tech Early College High School provides two years of tuition and books at West Shore Community College, free of charge to the student or family.  Up to 40 high school students per year…

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Recent deaths, posted Jan. 16, 2017.

January 16, 2017

#ManisteeCountyDeaths The following recent deaths have been reported: Robert “Bob” Patrick Murphy, 83, of Thompsonville, died Thursday, January 5, 2017, at his home. Mary Joseph, 102, of Onekama, died on January 4, 2017 at Paul Oliver Hospital, Frankfort. Laura Ann Gee, 53, of Thompsonville, died…

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Police dispatched to corral horse on the loose.

January 12, 2017
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Police dispatched to corral horse on the loose. #ManisteeCountyNews #PoliceNews The following is activity of the Manistee County Sheriff’s Office Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017: – 1:17 p.m., domestic assault, Norman Township. – 7:05 p.m., car/deer crash, Manistee Township. – 7:57 p.m., no insurance, improper plate,…

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Recent deaths, posted Jan. 12, 2017.

January 12, 2017

#ManisteeCountyDeaths The following recent deaths have been reported: John Elmer Murphy Sr., 80, of Kaleva, died Wednesday, January 4, 2017. Sherwood H. Smith, 90, of Manistee, died January 5, 2017, at the Manistee County Medical Care Facility. Chester “Chet” Vincent Volos, 79, of Wellston, died…

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VanderWall takes office.

January 11, 2017
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VanderWall takes office.  LANSING — Curt VanderWall (R-Ludington) was sworn into the Michigan House of Representatives today at the Michigan State Capitol. VanderWall was elected in November, defeating Democrat Dan Scripps. He replaces Republican Ray Franz of Onekama, who could no longer run for the…

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Recent deaths, posted Jan. 11, 2017.

January 11, 2017

#ManisteeCountyDeaths The following recent deaths have been reported: Sydney Allen Schroeder, 79 of Bear Lake died Sunday, January 1, 2017. Emma M. Szpliet, 89, of Manistee, died Sunday morning, January 1, 2017 at the Manistee County Medical Care Facility. Cynthia “Cindi” Sorenson, 67, of Manistee…

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Autopsy performed in murder investigation.

January 10, 2017

Autopsy performed in murder investigation. #ManisteeCountyNews #PoliceNews MANISTEE — An autopsy was conducted Monday, Jan. 9, on the body of Gary Wayne Woodward, 45, who was found dead in his apartment Saturday morning, according to Manistee City Director of Public Safety/Police Chief David Bachman. Police…

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