Daily Newspapers

Big Rapids Pioneer
The Pioneer is a 6-day a week newspaper covering Big Rapids, greater Mecosta County, Osceola County and parts of Lake and Newaygo Counties.With a focus on local news and people, the Pioneer is the leading newspaper in its region. The Pioneer has a strong emphasis on community journalism with complete coverage of schools, government, courts and news of general interest.

Complete local sports coverage is featured, as well as coverage of Ferris State University athletics.

A wide variety of editorial opinion is offered on its editorial page from columnists as well as from the public in letters to the editor.

Regular specialty pages focus on youth and education, parenting and family news, agriculture, religion and health.

The Pioneer has a strong classified section and is supported by area advertisers providing readers with advertising information as well.

Manistee News Advocate
The Manistee News Advocate is Manistee County’s leading source for local news, sports and events. Published Monday through Saturday, the News Advocate is enjoyed by over 5,500 subscribers.

Regardless of your interests, the News Advocate has something for you. Our specialty pages cover topics such as education, religion, seniors, local history and local entertainment. Our Reasons to Celebrate page features wedding and engagement announcements ($8 for publication with a photo), anniversaries (free Р50 years and up), births (free) and four or five generation photos (free).

The fact is, no other publication provides readers in Manistee county with more in-depth coverage of what goes on right here at home. High school sports? We got them covered. Follow your favorite high school, college or professional team each day through the pages of the News Advocate. Select TV (TV Guide) and money saving coupons can be found in every week in our Weekend Edition.

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