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Visitors to Manistee’s River Street notice the area is clogged with snow

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The snowy weather this week prompted complaints from audience members at last night’s meeting about the lack of snow removal on River Street last Sunday. While some people pointed out that the snow-covered main street affected their businesses, others verbally praised the Manistee Public Works Department for the work done during the recent storm.

Reissue of “Raiders” currently playing

On display at the Vogue Theater, the cover of the hit hit “Raiders of the Lost Ark” starring Harrison Ford and directed Steven Spielburg. Show time for the rest of the week is 8 p.m.

60 YEARS AGO

The doormen win

Coach Glen Knudstrup’s Onekama Portagers took their season record to 5-1 with a hard-earned 63-60 victory over the high school Benzonia goal last night at Onekama. Onekama’s pace to victory was Jim Briske with 17, Ken Soller with 15, Ron Schimke with 14 and Henry Schimke with 10.

Sealed total exceeded

Residents of Manistee County have already surpassed the 1960 Christmas Seal campaign total of $ 1,677 with a total of 2,064 received in the 1961 campaign that began in November.

80 YEARS AGO

The winter storm continues


The winter storm that made its appearance here on New Years Day continued unabated today, bringing additional discomfort to Manisteeans and threatening to once again disrupt traffic on streets and highways that had been painstakingly cleared. by teams of city, county and state road workers. Mercury hovered near the zero mark overnight after slipping below the number yesterday for some time.

Workers in high demand

MJ Anderson, director of the local Michigan State Employment Service office, says demand for skilled workers for employment in the defense industries is growing. Among the worker inquiries received by the office are urgent calls for: marine engineers, designers, ship details, wood pattern makers, hand screw machine operators and many other jobs.