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Person of the Week: Tight Lines for Troops Charter Boat Captains

Every year countless people donate their time, energy, and their boats to help honor the men and women who serve our country with the annual Tight Lines for Troops event in Manistee. For this week’s Person Of The Week we received nominations for some of those very people that help make sure the event takes […]

POTW Mike Kelso

Person of the Week: Mike Kelso

This week’s Person Of The Week is a man building and directing for the youth of our communities. Mike Kelso is the Program director for the Cadillac area YMCA. In his hometown however, he built an Ice rink in the sports park of Leroy, providing more opportunities for the youth in the area. Kelso says […]

POTW Bethany Irwin

Person of the Week – Bethany Irwin

This week’s Person Of The Week is a woman who has served several communities through the Salvation Army. Bethany Irwin is an Envoy at the Salvation Army in Petoskey, but has served in several communities At the Salvation Army she handles events, the financials, and anything else she needs to. Bethany says helping people is […]


Person Of The Week: Tayler Behl

This week’s Person Of The Week is a local student whose working hard as a non traditional student. Tayler Behl is the career tech center’s non-traditional student of the month and attends the Automotive Technology class at the CTC. For now shes working hard in class applying what she reads in her textbooks to what […]

PotW - Shirley Peterson

Person of the Week – Shirley Petersen

This week person of the week is a woman who has been working for years to help victims of sexual abuse in the Cadillac area, as well as prevent that abuse from happening. Shirley Petersen founded “Healing Private Wounds,” a support group for victims of abuse. Petersen works with  local parents and schools to approach […]

POTW Melinda Cucinella

Person Of The Week: Melinda Cucinella

This week’s person of the week is a woman helping her community anyway she can. Melinda Cucinella is the Special education teacher consultant at the Wexford-Missuakee Career technical center. She uses her day to teach kids and help them any way she needs to. She has been working at her current position for eight years […]