Manistee man charged with morphine delivery causing death.

May 25, 2017
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Manistee man charged with morphine delivery causing death. #ManisteeCountyCrime MANISTEE — A 24-year-old Manistee man faces up to life in prison for a felony charge of delivery of a controlled substance, morphine, causing death, according to Det./Lt. Andrew Ambrose of the State, Sheriffs’, Chiefs’ Enforcement…

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MSU Extension looking for summer exchange student host families.

May 25, 2017
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MSU Extension looking for summer exchange student host families. By D’Ann Rohrer, Michigan State University Extension Service. Michigan State University Extension Japan Summer Inbound Exchange is recruiting Michigan families to welcome Japanese youth ages 12-16 for one-month this summer, July 23 through August 18.  The…

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WSCC to hold alumni homecoming June 30.

May 24, 2017

WSCC to hold alumni homecoming June 30. VICTORY TOWNSHIP — West Shore Community College’s 6,000-plus alumni will have a chance to celebrate the 50th anniversary of their alma mater at a homecoming picnic, beginning at 5 p.m. on Friday, June 30. The event is sponsored…

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Onekama man charged with multiple meth-related charges.

May 19, 2017
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Onekama man charged with multiple meth-related charges.  #ManisteeCountyCrime. PLEASANTON TOWNSHIP — A 44-year-old Onekama man was arrested on May 15 by State, Sheriffs, Chiefs Enforcement Narcotics Team (SSCENT) for several methamphetamine related charges. Terry Lee Welch, Jr. was arraigned on Wednesday, May 17 in 85th…

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WSCC board gives president mixed review.

May 15, 2017
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WSCC board gives president mixed review. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. VICTORY TOWNSHIP (Mason County) — West Shore Community College President Kenneth Urban is meeting some of the WSCC Board of Trustees’ expectations but is in need of improvement in other areas. That was the outcome…

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SUV recovered from Big Manistee River.

May 5, 2017
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SUV recovered from Big Manistee River. DICKSON TOWNSHIP — An SUV and a 17-foot boat trailer were removed from the Big Manistee River Friday afternoon by crews from TowBoatUs, according to Upnorthlive.com (7&4 News). The crews spent hours at the High Bridge boat launch.  The 2004 Chevrolet…

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SUV driven into river.

May 5, 2017
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SUV driven into river. A vehicle is at the bottom of the Big Manistee River after the driver tried to launch his boat. According to Upnorthlive.com (7&4 News), the incident happened Wednesday just after 11 a.m. at the High Bridge Boat Launch. The driver was…

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Obituary: Carole Messer, 78, Arcadia.

May 5, 2017

Obituary: Carole Messer, 78, Arcadia.  #ManisteeCountyDeaths. Carole Ann Messer, 78, of Arcadia, died Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at Spectrum Heath-Butterworth Hospital in Grand Rapids. Carole was born on May 28, 1938 in Croswell, the daughter of late Clarence and Pauline (Nehring) Brown.  She was a 1956…

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Local students named Farm Bureau Insurance essay winners.

May 3, 2017
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Local students named Farm Bureau Insurance essay winners. MANISTEE — Three students from Manistee Middle School have been named local winners in the 48th annual America & Me Essay Contest, sponsored by Farm Bureau Insurance. The students are: Ellaylia Broome, first; Kanyon Sparks, second, and…

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VanderWall votes against state school budget proposal.

May 2, 2017
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VanderWall votes against state school budget proposal.  LANSING — State Rep. Curt VanderWall (R-Ludington) voted against the Michigan House of Representative’s school budget Tuesday, saying the spending blueprint does not support rural students, according to a press release. VanderWall, who represents Mason, Manistee, Benzie and…

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Over 200 set to graduate from WSCC Friday.

May 2, 2017
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Over 200 set to graduate from WSCC Friday. #WestShoreCommunityCollege. VICTORY TOWNSHIP – Over 200 West Shore Community College students are eligible to receive degrees and certificates at the college’s 47th commencement ceremony to be held on Friday, May 5, at 7 p.m. in the college’s…

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WSCC nursing students to host health promotion fair.

April 14, 2017
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WSCC nursing students to host health promotion fair.  MANISTEE TOWNSHIP — West Shore Community College’s graduating nursing students, in partnership with the Little River Band of Ottawa Indians, Northwest Michigan Health Services, Inc., and District Health Department #10, will hold the annual Community Health Promotion…

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PFLAG presents free screening of ‘Gender Revolution’ film.

April 10, 2017

PFLAG presents free screening of ‘Gender Revolution’ film.  MANISTEE — PFLAG Manistee (Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays) will present a free screening of the National Geographic film “Gender Revolution” on Thursday, April 20 at 7 p.m. at the Vogue Theatre. Journalist Katie Couric…

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Farm Bureau program will address change on the farm.

April 5, 2017
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Farm Bureau program will address change on the farm. Featuring speakers Kevin Eikenberry and Carlos Alvarado. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. AMBER TOWNSHIP (Mason County) — The agricultural industry has seen some major changes over the past several decades, but one of the things that remains…

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Police continue search for driver who fled fatal crash.

March 31, 2017
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Police continue search for driver who fled fatal crash. #ManisteeNews MANISTEE TOWNSHIP — The Manistee County Sheriff’s Office continues the search for a driver who fled the scene of a fatal car crash Wednesday evening, March 29, on US 31 near Big Al’s Pizza. Dean…

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Man who died in crash identified.

March 30, 2017
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Police continue search for fleeing driver. #ManisteeNews MANISTEE TOWNSHIP– The 49-year-old Manistee man who died in a two-car crash Wednesday evening, March 29, on US 31 near Big Al’s Pizza has been identified as Dean Horaszewski, according to Manistee County Sheriff John O’Hagan. The Manistee…

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Police seek fleeing driver involved in fatal crash.

March 30, 2017
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Police seek fleeing driver involved in fatal crash. #ManisteeNews MANISTEE TOWNSHIP — The Manistee County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the driver of a tan- or gold-colored SUV with a loud exhaust who was involved in a fatal crash Wednesday evening, March 29, on US 31…

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Man involved in police shooting dies.

March 29, 2017
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Man involved in police shooting dies.  #ManisteeNews MANISTEE — The man shot by a Manistee Police Department officer Tuesday evening has died as a result of his injuries. Police have identified the man as Lee Pat Milks, 73, of 486 Second Street, according to David…

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