The first street food store opens in Manistee

The Manistee News Advocate will sponsor a big money contest from November 15-30. Successful hunters are encouraged to bring their money to the News Advocate offices to have them measured. Lucky hunters will have the chance to win a prize of $ 100.

40 YEARS AGO

DDA creation

About 25 traders, school, city and county officials gathered this morning for the first in a series of meetings on the composition, role and powers of the proposed Manistee Downtown Development Authority. A resolution of the intention to create and operate a DDA was unanimously passed by city council last month as a way to implement 31 Facelift Project recommendations – prompted a study funded by the ‘State and the region to revitalize the central enterprise. piece.


80 YEARS AGO

Always honored resident

Longtime Manistee resident Charles Nungessor who and his family will soon be leaving town to settle in Madison, Wisconsin, will be honored tomorrow night by the Elks Lodge during an Old Timers Night program in the Elks temple. Homage will be paid to him by his lodge brothers for his long service in the community.

New food market

A new food market, The First Street Food Store, owned and operated by Wilbert Samuelson and Merle Nelson, opened today at 301 First St., across from Schmeling’s Bakery. The new owners announce that the store has been completely renovated and will offer a full line of basic foods, fresh fruits, vegetables and cold meats. Nelson has 10 years of experience in the grocery industry and Samuelson also spent over 10 years there.