Moonlight Skiing at Big M

During the dead of winter, there is one light that is shining brightly in the heart of the Manistee National Forest.  At the Big-M Recreation area, there are two “moonlight ski night” that take place on the full moon evenings in January and February (assuming mother nature provides us with a little snow). RELATED: Join […]

City Bridges: Memorial Bridge

by: Mark Fedder One can imagine that after enduring the Great Fire of 1871, people of Manistee would be extra concerned about fires. Since there was only one bridge to cross the river a theory arose that if the bridge were open for boating traffic or by some chance damaged then there would be no […]

3 Harbors of Manistee County: Arcadia Lake

by: Maralee Cook Continuing north along the shore, piers mark the entry to Arcadia Lake. A protected anchorage area, in the “bay” located off the northwest corner of the lake, is near the Veteran’s Memorial Marina, (231.889.9653) with transient and seasonal dockage, showers and rest room facilities. The community of Arcadia, with a mix of […]