Dickson Township, MI

Lake Ann woman facing meth charge after Benzonia Twp. traffic stop

BENZONIA TWP. — A Lake Ann woman was recently arraigned for possession of methamphetamine after a traffic stop in Benzie County last month. According to a Michigan State Police news release issued on Wednesday afternoon, Cadillac Post troopers stopped a vehicle on U.S. 31 at about 4:45 p.m. on June 29.
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Frankfort man arrested for methamphetamine possession

FRANKFORT – A Frankfort resident has been charged with possession of methamphetamine and other violations after a traffic stop. Austin Andrew Moore, 19, was arraigned on one count of possession of methamphetatmine, one count operating an unregistered vehicle and one count driving with a suspended license in Benzie County's 85th District Court on June 30.
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Looking back in Benzie County: Battle over Sunday movies continues in Beulah

SPLIT IN COUNCIL ON MOVIE QUESTION-Half of Members Fail to Appear at Two Meetings. As it requires a majority of the councilmen to hold a meeting and only three were present, no action could be taken at the regular meeting Monday night on the injunction filed against the village of Benzonia by M.G. Paul, attorney for C.R. Scheibe, restraining the village from prosecuting the plaintiff under the ordinance prohibiting Sunday movies.

Michigan State Police Troopers in Northern Michigan to Begin Wearing Body Cameras this Week

Michigan State Police Posts in northern Michigan are scheduled to begin receiving body cameras this week. “We have a couple hundred troopers in northern Michigan, we have four posts were rolling this out beginning with the Alpena Post and then we’ll be going to Gaylord, Cadillac, and the Houghton Lake Post,” said Spl/Lt. Derrick Carroll, Michigan State Police 7th District Public Information Officer.

Looking Back for July 6: Manistee city manager gives urgent plea on residents' lawn watering

This morning’s lunar eclipse was the topic of conversation of many Manistee residents today as they compared noted and reacted to what scientists tell us was probably the longest eclipse since 1859. Visible across most of North America, Manistee residents gazed through a partly cloudy sky to watch the moon change colors. This eclipse was safe to view with the human eye and the only physical after effects was the sleepiness experienced by those stalwarts who watched the entire phase.

Outdoors: Othello and his Cardinal Counterparts

This summer, the Shakespeare Festival returned to Interlochen, featuring a production of Othello, which I found engaging and thought-provoking. I don't want to be a spoiler or get too deep into the psychology or political ramifications of the plot, but I can share that the character, Othello, became obsessively suspicious and jealous when he was led to believe that his wife was being unfaithful.
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PFLAG Manistee meetings are back in person

MANISTEE — Regular meetings of PFLAG Manistee have resumed at Holy Trinity Church. The next meeting will be held at 1 p.m. on Sunday at at Holy Trinity Church, located at 410 Second St. in Manistee. "We have said goodbye to Zoom meetings and have enjoyed our re-connecting with...

Manistee pitcher earns Academic All-State honors

MANISTEE – Manistee pitcher Jeffrey Huber earned Division 3 Academic All-State honors via the Michigan High School Baseball Coaches Association. "I was pleasantly surprised," Huber said. "When we got the news, I was pretty excited." The 18-year-old boasted a 4.18 grade point average following his junior year; however, maintaining...