Manistee police officer shoots gun brandishing man.

March 28, 2017
Photo of the suspect's gun, courtesy MPD.

Manistee police officer shoots gun brandishing man. #ManisteeNews. MANISTEE — A Manistee man was shot by a Manistee Police Department officer this evening after the man allegedly refused to drop his weapon. According to David Bachman, director of public safety, the officer was in the…

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No sign of injuries to woman found dead in Manistee Lake.

March 28, 2017

No sign of injuries to woman found dead in Manistee Lake. #ManisteeCountyNews #PoliceNews #ManisteeLakeDeath MANISTEE — The Manistee County Sheriff’s Office received “preliminary” autopsy results Tuesday, March 28, regarding the death of Marcia Mackey, who was found dead in Manistee Lake Saturday, according to Manistee…

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Body found in Manistee Lake identified.

March 26, 2017

Body found in Manistee Lake identified.  #ManisteeCountyNews. MANISTEE — The Manistee County Sheriff’s Office has identified the woman who was found in Manistee Lake Saturday afternoon as Marcia Mackey, 40. Mackey was reported missing on Wednesday. Her body was recovered from Manistee Lake near Oak…

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Manistee selects new police chief.

March 21, 2017
Timothy Kozal, Manistee's new Director of Public Safety.

Manistee selects new police chief. #ManisteeCountyNews By Allison Scarbrough. Editor. MANISTEE — Timothy Kozal will take over as the new Manistee director of public safety following the retirement of long-time chief David Bachman. Kozal was appointed to the position by the Manistee City Council Monday…

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WSCC inducts mentor society members, cornerstone society.

March 10, 2017
Seated in front, from left: Jim Pinkerton, Tom Rasmussen, Sharon Bluhm, Gerald Svendor. In back: David Hall, Chrissie Hall, Sen. Darwin Booer, Ruth Gustafson.

WSCC inducts mentor society members, cornerstone society.  By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. VICTORY TOWNSHIP – Nine individuals were inducted into the West Shore Community College Mentors Society Friday evening in celebration of the college’s 50th anniversary. In addition, three inaugural members of the WSCC Cornerstone Society were also…

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Ohio man charged with involuntary homicide for death of Manistee man.

March 8, 2017

#ManisteeCountyNews #PoliceNews Ohio man charged with involuntary homicide for death of Manistee man. MANISTEE — A 30-year-old man who is described as an “Ohio native” has been arrested and charged with involuntary homicide/manslaughter for the death of 45-year-old Gary Wayne-Woodward Mabry earlier this year, according…

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College to recognize individuals, businesses and foundations.

March 7, 2017

College to recognize individuals, businesses and foundations. VICTORY TOWNSHIP – The 50th anniversary of the founding of West Shore Community College will be celebrated at the college’s Founders Day Dinner to be held the evening of March 10, in the Administrative and Conference Center. The dinner…

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VanderWall to hold local coffee hours.

February 28, 2017
Rep. Curt VanderWall

VanderWall to hold local coffee hours.  State Rep. Curt VanderWall (R-Ludington) will hold local coffee hours in early March. VanderWall represents the 101st House District, which includes Mason, Manistee, Benzie, and Leelanau counties. Friday, March 3 from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. at Traks Bar and…

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Media Group 31 launches West Michigan Menu Guide.

February 28, 2017
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Media Group 31 launches West Michigan Menu Guide. SCOTTVILLE — Media Group 31, LLC, the parent company of Mason County Press, Oceana County Press, and Manistee County Press, has launched a new website, www.WestMichiganMenuGuide.com, which features contact information, locations and menus from local restaurants. “We…

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Recent death, posted Feb. 22, 2017.

February 22, 2017

#ManisteeCountyDeaths The following recent death has been reported: Jennifer Frances (Skura) Osmolski, 68, of Manistee, died on Monday, February 20, 2017 after a long fight with Alzheimer’s disease. See complete list of 2017 Manistee County deaths here. 

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Recent deaths, posted Feb. 20, 2017.

February 20, 2017

#ManisteeCountyDeaths The following recent deaths have been reported: Wilma Margaret Mattison, 83, died on Monday, February 13, 2017 at her home in Brethren. John W. Witkowski, 74, of Manistee, died on Saturday, February 12, 2017 at Munson Medical Center in Traverse City. Anthony “Sonny” Skocelas,…

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Recent deaths, reported Feb. 14, 2017.

February 14, 2017

#ManisteeCountyDeaths The following recent deaths have been reported: Richard Lewis Totch, 88, of Manistee died Friday, February 10, 2017 at West Shore Medical Center in Manistee. Robert “Bob” Henry Baker, 85, of Onekama, died Thursday, February 9, 2017, at his home. See complete list of…

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2 join Media Group 31/MCP sales team.

February 13, 2017
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2 join Media Group 31/MCP sales team. SCOTTVILLE — Rachel Gale and Felicia Samuels are the latest to join the Media Group 31 sales team, effective today, Monday, Feb. 13. The two bring with them diverse and extensive knowledge in media sales. Both Rachel and…

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WSCC fall Dean’s list.

February 13, 2017
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WSCC fall Dean’s list.  #WestShoreCommunityCollege. VICTORY TOWNSHIP – West Shore Community College has released its Dean’s List for the 2016 Fall Semester. Full-time students achieving a semester grade point average of 3.75 or above receive high honors and full-time students with a grade point average between 3.50…

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Lighthouse Realty recognizes top selling agents, real estate market continues to rise. #MasonCountyBusiness. LUDINGTON — Lighthouse Realty recently recognized inducted nine team members into its 2016 Elite Club, those who had an annual sales volume greater than $3 million. The members included Heather Barker, Pamela Buck, Lori Dickenson, Therran Ferguson, Lois Janish, Jamie Loney, Random Messeder, Debby Stevenson, and Ingrid Wadel. Lighthouse Realty closed 2016 with $83.6 million in sales and 630 closing sides, which represents a 35% company wide increase over 2015 sales. The Manistee office led the way with a 52% increase in its sales. Overall, the Mason-Oceana-Manitee Board of Realtors reported a 21.7% increase in real estate sales in 2015. Partner Don Bradley said 2016 was tremendous. “It is such a privilege to work with west Michigan’s top real estate professionals each and every day. Lighthouse Realty Agents out work the competition, and our numbers show that,” Bradley said. “We are very proud of all our agents, we’re a true team, the success of one is a testament to the success of the team. This years “Elite Agent Club” members are the best of the best. They have set the bar high for what looks be a record breaking 2017.” Lighthouse Realty is an independent, locally owned firm.

February 9, 2017
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Lighthouse Realty recognizes top selling agents, real estate market continues to rise. #ManisteeCountyBusiness. MANISTEE — Lighthouse Realty recently recognized inducted nine team members into its 2016 Elite Club, those who had an annual sales volume greater than $3 million. The members included Heather Barker, Pamela Buck,…

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Recent deaths, reported Feb. 9, 2017.

February 9, 2017

#ManisteeCountyDeaths The following recent deaths have been reported: Nancy Cross Lyon, 83, of Manistee died on Saturday February 4, 2017. Philip Duane Espvik, 69, of Manistee died Friday February 3, 2017 at West Shore Medical Center in Manistee. Mary Jane Wilson Allen, 88, Manistee, died…

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VanderWall to meet with public.

February 7, 2017
Rep. Curt VanderWall

VanderWall to meet with public. State Representative Curt VanderWall, of Ludington will hold local public coffee hours, giving constituents a chance to share their concerns and ideas about what’s going on in Michigan. “Feedback from the people that I represent at the Capitol lets me…

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Great Lakes Energy accepting Washington, D.C. youth tour applications.

February 6, 2017

Great Lakes Energy accepting Washington, D.C. youth tour applications. Great Lakes Energy (GLE) is looking for six high school sophomores or juniors whose parents or guardians live on GLE lines for a once-in-a-lifetime leadership travel opportunity this summer. From the battlefields of Gettysburg to the…

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