Pieces of our distant, and not so distant, past. Real people, real stories that made local headline news, touched our hearts, made us laugh or cry. Several more will publish often. We'd love your suggestions of other memories to include on these pages.


In recent years, among many accomplishments, Mancelona has received MSHDA neighborhood enhancement grants, exterior housing improvement grants using local contractors, completed the village office facade, increased housing 2019 08 02 MSHDA Grant9 apartments in the downtown district, replaced trash receptacles throughout downtown, improved the tennis and pickleball courts at Palmer Park, replaced picnic tables and benches, and received grants to extent the sewer system.