Arcadia Township, MI

9&10 News

MTM On The Road: The Cherry Hut Celebrates 100th Season

If you’ve driven on M-115 through Beulah, you’ve probably noticed a little shop on Crystal Lake called The Cherry Hut. This year, they’re celebrating their 100th season!. What first began as a roadside pie stand in 1922, has since become a staple part of Benzie County. This...
Picture for MTM On The Road: The Cherry Hut Celebrates 100th Season

32-year-old woman in critical condition after a single-vehicle crash in Northern Michigan (Cleon Township, MI)

32-year-old woman in critical condition after a single-vehicle crash in Northern Michigan (Cleon Township, MI)Nationwide Report. On Sunday, a 32-year-old woman, from Copemish, suffered critical injuries following a traffic collision in Northern Michigan. As per the initial information, the single-vehicle crash took place on Faylor Road and Marilla Road in Manistee County’s Cleon Township at about 5:55 p.m. [...]

Manistee, Benzie counties gain 14 new firefighters after academy training

FRANKFORT — Manistee and Benzie counties had 14 candidates who became firefighters this month after about six months of training. Jeff Kamaloski, course manager, county training coordinator and Manistee County Firefighter’s Association vice president, said the firefighters were trained in a list of skills. Kamaloski said the 14...

SHERIFF'S CORNER: The laws we follow, revisted

The Irons Flea Roast is over after a two year hiatus and now onto Luther Days. The Flea Roast was a great success, but I can't help but mention the "Flea Roast Bingo" card I found with squares like: duct taped footwear, matching tattoos, Browning tattoo, tie dye anything, beer before noon, kids under 5 alone, one person with two beers, tramp stamp, overalls with no shirt, more than 3 facial piercings, flip flops with socks, homecut wife beater, and multicolored rainbow hair. Hey, I just found the card ... I didn't write it.

Looking back in Benzie County: Hotels prepare for summer visitors

One of the best buildings on the Beulah end of Crystal Lake when completed will be the four apartments to be known as “Pine Not,” being built by M. G. Biles. It will have all city improvements and a number of motor and row boats are being constructed for use of the public which will be let at reasonable rates. See advertisement in next week’s paper.

Unique items can be found at Forest Festival craft fair, marketplace

MANISTEE — Anyone looking for the quality artwork, crafts and unique collector type items will have two venues to find them during the Manistee National Forest Festival. The Manistee World of Arts and Crafts event that has been wowing people for nearly five decades with artwork and crafts to purchase.

Manistee teen to open sports card shop in Manistee

This is a carousel. Use Next and Previous buttons to navigate. Up North Collectors Sports Cards & More will be holding its grand opening on Friday, and patrons can expect to see an assortment of sports cards and memorabilia within the walls of 237 River St. in Manistee. "It's been...

Forest Festival offers dance, talent show just for kids

MANISTEE — Children from all age groups will have the opportunity to partake in several fun events during the Manistee National Forest Festival. The Armory Youth Project will be hosting a free dance called "Summer Crush" from 7-9 p.m. on July 1 outside its First Street location near the beach. The dance is open to all kids from grades 6-12.

Frankfort's Dos Arboles offers fresh take on Mexican food

FRANKFORT — Tacos? Check. Tequila? You bet. Festive colors, great views and ambience? Oh yeah. From the creators of Birch and Maple, conveniently located right next door, it’s Dos Arboles, Frankfort’s newest restaurant. Summertime is here and it’s common to see people lined up outside waiting for it to open.


William “Bill” Meldrum, Sr., age 81, of Empire, and formerly of Linwood, passed away Monday, June 27, 2022, at his home in Empire, Michigan. William was born December 28, 1940, to the late Arnold and Irene (Foco) Meldrum. William was an Army Veteran where he served as an expert Marksman. William retired from Bay City Chevrolet in 1987 where he worked as a laborer for 21 years. William is survived by: his wife of 55 years, Laura (Dunn); son, William Jr. (Ann Marie) Meldrum; daughter, Rebecca (Aaron) Smalley; grandsons, Brandon Genow, Eric Meldrum, Justin Genow and Ryan Meldrum; sister, Colleen Irving; sisters-in-law, Rosalie Meldrum and Janet Dunn; and several nieces and nephews.