Neighbors

 Sara Swanson

Schaible re-elected to United Producers’ board of directors

Manchester’s Dan Schaible was re-elected to the board of directors for United Producers Inc. effective June 21. As a director, he will represent the members of District 8, southeast Michigan, for a three-year term on the board of directors. Elected during UPI’s district delegate meeting, he will help govern one of the largest livestock marketing […]

 Sara Swanson

Manchester student receives Master of Arts from East Tennessee State University

This spring, East Tennessee State University conferred nearly 1,900 degrees in two commencement ceremonies, one in the morning and one in the afternoon, on May 6, 2017. The list of graduates included Manchester’s Jennifer Lynn Stautz, who received her Master of Arts.

 Sara Swanson

Abigail & Lillian Diuble named 2017 Youth Volunteers of the Year by Governor Snyder

Gov. Rick Snyder today announced the 49 winners of the 2017 Governor’s Service Awards. Manchester’s Abigail & Lillian Diuble were two of the 7 children recognized as 2017 Youth Volunteers of the Year! “These individuals and organizations are role models for other people to follow. The impact they have on other people’s lives is incredible,” Snyder said. […]

 Sara Swanson

Announcement: Ernsts celebrate 70th wedding anniversary

Clayton and Ruth (Stollsteimer) Ernst will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary on July 6th, 2017. They are both Saline High School graduates, class of 1944 & 1945, and members of St. Thomas Lutheran Church.  Clayton and Ruth’s wedding took place in Ruth’s childhood home at which they still reside. Clayton farmed the family farm and retired from Chrysler […]

 Sara Swanson

Announcement: Virginia Fielder to celebrate 90th birthday

Virginia Fielder will celebrate her 90th birthday this month! Her family is announcing an open house birthday celebration in honor of her 90th Birthday on July 30 at Manchester Emanuel United Church of Christ Fellowship Hall, located at 324 West Main Street, from 11 am to 2 pm.

 Sara Swanson

Grand Valley State University April Graduates

More than 3,000 Grand Valley State University students participated in commencement ceremonies on April 28 and April 29 at Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids. This included four Manchester students. Audrey L. Arbogast received a Bachelor of Science degree. Alex I. Saenz De Viteri received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. Erika N. Stetler received a Bachelor of […]

 Marsha Chartrand

Six months and counting at Over the Edge

While it’s been well over two years since he first envisioned creating a sports bar and pizzeria combo at the corner of Main Street and M-52, Chris Moyle is happy that his 20+ months of planning and hard work is finally paying off. “It was way more work than I thought I was getting into,” he […]

 Sara Swanson

Laurie Brewis Esq. moves law practice to Manchester

Do you have a will or an end of life/disability plan? While Manchester resident Laurie Brewis, Esq. knows it isn’t always a fun thing to do, she also believes everyone needs one and the peace of mind that comes with it. In fact, she is moving her law practice to Manchester and hopes to use her specialized […]

 Sara Swanson

Obituary: Marilyn Minick-Hunt

Marilyn Minick-Hunt, age 72, passed away, June 18, 2017, after a long battle with lymphoma. Marilyn was born in Ann Arbor, MI on July 6, 1944 to Erwin and Geraldine (VanMeer) Huber. She married David J. Minick on September 7, 1963 in Manchester; he passed away in 2002. She married Bruce Hunt on January 24, […]

 Sara Swanson

8 Manchester students make GVSU Winter 2017 Dean’s List

Grand Valley State University announced the names of students who were placed on the dean’s list for the Winter 2017 semester concluding in April. The list includes those students who have maintained a 3.5 grade point average and been enrolled in a minimum of 12 credits. Eight Manchester students made the list: Audrey L. Arbogast; […]