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Alanson 48, Boyne Falls 31
Alba 55, Burt Lake Northern Michigan Christian Academy ...
Officials delay alcohol ban on 3 northern Michigan rivers
CADILLAC, Mich. (AP) — Federal officials are delaying a ban on alcoholic beverages along sections of three rivers in the Huron -Manistee National Forest in northern Michigan.
Supervisor Leslie Auriemmo said Tuesday the prohibition will be put off for ...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives and private nonprofit organizations financially impacted by an Aug. 1 hailstorm in some parts of northern Michigan can apply for Economic Injury Disaster Loans.
The U.S. Small Business Administration said the federal ...
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Addison 64, Napoleon 56
Bad Axe 52, Harbor Beach 37
Baldwin 51, Mason County Eastern 38
Buckley 67, Suttons Bay 50
Cass City 57, Marlette 55
Colon 52, Bronson 46
Dansville 73, Walled Lake Central 40
Flint International 62, ...
Damaging hail in August leads to help for Michigan farmers
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture says a portion of Michigan’s northern Lower Peninsula has been designated as a natural disaster area following a summer hailstorm that damaged crops.
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced the designation Wednesday for ...
MUSKEGON, Mich. (AP) — A man has been sentenced to 40 to 60 years in prison for using a chain saw to dismember another man whose body was found — minus the head and hands — in a national forest in western Michigan.
Anthony Blamer of Fremont was
Worker killed, another injured in construction zone crash
MANISTEE COUNTY, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan construction worker was killed and another injured when they were struck by a car in a construction zone on U.S. 31 in Manistee County.
The incident occurred Tuesday afternoon in the Village of Bear Lake.
Manistee County sheriff’s deputies say ...
Wind, waves could cause trouble along Lake Michigan
CHARLEVOIX, Mich. (AP) — The National Weather Service has posted a lakeshore flood warning for six northern Michigan counties on Lake Michigan.
Forecasters say high winds and waves could combine to cause beach erosion and coastal flooding through Friday night. The counties are Emmet, ...
MUSKEGON, Mich. (AP) — Want to cool off in Lake Michigan? Beware.
The National Weather Service says there are serious weather-related hazards Saturday, from north of Holland to Manistee, including high waves and rip currents. Forecasters are especially citing Grand Haven State Park in ...
MUSKEGON, Mich. (AP) — A western Michigan man has been found guilty of second-degree murder in the slaying of another man whose dismembered body was found in a national forest by duck hunters.
A judge in Muskegon announced the verdict Wednesday for 29-year-old Anthony Blamer of Fremont ...
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Division of Forestry has sent a crew of 20 to Michigan to help reduce the risk of wildfires.
The division says in a news release 12 trained division foresters and eight civilian firefighters left West Virginia on Wednesday. Some will be stationed ...
MANISTEE, Mich. (AP) — Officials say excavation at the site of a former manufactured gas plant in Michigan’s northwestern Lower Peninsula is on hold after a human skull was found.
Police in Manistee police ruled out any criminal activity after last week’s discovery and turned the case over ...
MANISTEE TWP. — The Opioid Epidemic: Turning Awareness into Action symposium took place at Little River Casino Resort Conference Center Thursday, where addiction specialists, doctors of behavior and those affected by addiction came together to learn and grieve.
“When I returned to my role ...
MANISTEE — Police are continuing to search for a missing Manistee teen, who was last seen leaving his home Monday night.
Garrett Sheaks, 16, was reported missing Tuesday morning after his mother discovered his bicycle was missing then and that he was gone.
Manistee County Sheriff ...
A 67-year-old Chief Lake man was saved by rescue personnel after his kayak overturned in icy waters.
The incident occurred around 9 a.m. Tuesday when deputies responded to a report from a passerby saying that a kayak was overturned in Chief Lake, according to Manistee County Sheriff John ...
February unemployment rates in three of the four local counties decreased in the past year, and a total of 300 more residents of Mason, Manistee, Oceana and Lake counties were working compared to February 2017.
Meanwhile, the number of unemployed residents dropped by 175 during the year, ...
Mason County Sheriff’s Office report: Bond violation, warrant arrest
Sheriff Kim C. Cole
MCSO ACTIVITY REPORT FOR 03/29/2018:
- Ludington Daily NewsNational Forest to delay alcohol banFebruary 13, 2019
- Ludington Daily NewsManistee wrestlers safe after van overturnsFebruary 10, 2019
- Ludington Daily NewsAuburn man dies from accident in Manistee CountyNovember 26, 2018
- Ludington Daily NewsMan allegedly makes bomb threats after being turned away from pollsNovember 9, 2018
- Ludington Daily News100 Women Who Care of Manistee County donates $6,000 to Hoof PrintsNovember 7, 2018
Traverse City band to debut at historic theater April 14
The Accidentals will bring their unique and highly musical blend of folk, alternative rock, jazz and country to Manistee’s historic Ramsdell Theatre Saturday, April 14.
About the performance
The Accidentals will perform ...
LANSING — The local CTE culinary arts teams earned third and fifth places at the recent Michigan ProStart Competition held March 18 and 19 at the Lansing Center.
The management team of Paige O’Brien and Otto Wrege of Ludington, and Stephen Loredo of Manistee earned third place in its ...
SPRINGDALE TWP. — The man who died in a Tuesday morning house fire was Brian Brantley, age 45, of Brethren.
The Manistee County Sheriff’s Office revealed that Brantley’s body was found by first responders around 1:30 a.m. Tuesday after receiving a call the 17611 Pine View Drive, Springdale ...
One dead in Cleon Township fire, cause unknown pending investigation
MANISTEE — A house fire in Cleon Township Tuesday morning has resulted in one fatality.
The Manistee County Sheriff’s Office and Cleon Township Fire Department responded to a report of a residential fire at 17611 Wells Road in Cleon Township around 1:50 a.m. Tuesday morning.
A person has died in a Tuesday morning house fire, the Manistee County Sheriff’s Office stated.
Cleon Township firefighters were called at 1:30 a.m. Tuesday after Manistee Central Dispatch received a call that a fire alarm was going off at 17611 Wells Road.
Firefighters arrived to ...
Adrian 47, Monroe 45
Adrian Lenawee Christian 66, Tecumseh 37
Allen Park 55, New Boston Huron 48
Almont 50, Armada 39
Athens 83, Waldron 42
Auburn Hills Avondale 49, Birmingham Groves 35
Bad Axe 56, Vassar 42
Baldwin 58, Manistee Catholic Central ...
Manistee resident arrested for home invasion, safe cracking, felony firearm, stolen credit card
A 37-year-old Manistee resident was arrested Tuesday on charges of:
Home invasion second degree
3 counts of possession of a stolen financial transaction device (credit card)
The investigation began due to a home invasion along Harbor ...
Manistee County manhunt leads to arrest of man who threatened officers, man’s father assaults deputy with a shovel
A multiagency manhunt led to the arrest of a suspect in Manistee County.
The incident began Friday, Feb. 23 about 2:45 p.m. when Manistee County Sheriff’s Office deputies conducted a traffic stop near Voelm and Steinberg roads in Norman Township. The deputies were attempting to arrest a ...
Ludington’s Curt VanderWall makes it official, seeks state Senate seat
State Rep. Curt VanderWall is traveling through his district today officially announcing his candidacy for Michigan’s 35th Senate District seat.
“We’re out rolling on the road today,” VanderWall said about 8 a.m. while traveling from an interview in Traverse City to a meeting with area ...
Rep. Curt Vanderwall makes it official, announces run for State Senate
At stops in Ludington, Manistee, Leelanau and Wexford Counties, Republican State Representative Curt VanderWall today is announcing his candidacy to represent the families of the 35th State Senate District in northern Michigan.“Northern Michigan is a special place. It is the place I chose to ...
Michigan teens arrested after making threats against schools
DICKSON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Authorities in northwestern and southwestern Michigan say they have arrested teens accused of making threats against high schools.
Manistee County sheriff’s officials say they contacted a teen Monday after learning about the threat to “shoot up” Brethren High ...
On Feb. 14, the League of Women Voters marked its 98th anniversary. The League of Women Voters of Manistee County joins the nearly 800 fellow local and state chapters in honoring the milestone.
“98 years after the league’s founding, members of the Manistee County League are proud of the ...
Wellston man arrested for allegedly threatening to shoot up Brethren High School
Wellston man arrested for terrorist threats
WELLSTON — The Manistee County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 17-year-old Wellston man Monday and confiscated an AR-15 rifle and cell phone after the man reportedly told police he had threatened to shoot up Brethren High School.
The Wellston ...
Almont 52, Yale 50
Armada 55, Richmond 44
Athens 69, Rochester Adams 60
Baldwin 77, Lake City 66
Bath 72, Brighton Charyl Stockwell 43
Bay City Central 57, Flint High 50
Benton Harbor 75, Battle Creek Central 55
Benton Harbor DREAM 67, Bridgman ...
Joseph S. Cowen, 52, of Manistee was arrested Friday after strangulating his girlfriend’s daughter, according to the Manistee County Sheriff’s Office. He has been arraigned in 85th District Court on charges of assault by strangulation and domestic violence. Bond was set at $30,000 cash/surety ...
Manistee man arraigned on multiple counts of criminal sexual conduct charges
Carl Jerome Wiertalla Jr., 50, of Manistee has been arraigned on three counts of criminal sexual conduct first degree in Manistee’s 85th District Court. Bond was set at $300,000 and he remains lodged at the Manistee County Jail.
Criminal sexual conduct first degree carries a maximum ...
Manistee man charged in home invasion, receiving/concealing stolen firearm
A 35-year-old Manistee man, Christopher Ryan Perski, was arraigned Thursday in 85th District Court by the Judge Thomas Brunner.
Perski is charged with:
Home invasion 1st degree
Receiving and concealing a stolen firearm
Possession of a firearm by a felon
Alma 65, Carrollton 60
Ann Arbor Rudolf Steiner 43, Calhoun Christian 40
Ann Arbor Skyline 79, Monroe 41
Armada 40, Yale 37
Baldwin 68, Pentwater 61
Bark River-Harris 85, Iron Mountain North Dickinson 45
Bath 65, Fowler 48
Bear Lake 60, Manistee Catholic ...
New Michigan bill sets fees for Great Lakes leases, still protects public trust, right to walk along shoreline
Both the Michigan Senate and Michigan House of Representatives approved an amended bill recently that sets the rates for fees paid by owners of single-family properties on the state’s Great Lakes beaches who want to create private, non-commercial harbors using the lakes’ bottomlands for ...
The Manistee Police Department is looking for an unknown male armed with a handgun that forced entry into a residence and demanded cash.
According to the Manistee Police Department, the incident occurred at around 12:18 a.m. Monday when the unknown man broke into the home of a 75-year-old ...
Police: Kaleva man arrested for animal cruelty, numerous dead livestock found on property
A 62-year-old Kaleva man was arrested by the Manistee County Sheriff’s Office on a 4-year felony warrant for animal abandoning/cruelty to 10 or more animals.
The man was arrested Thursday after the Manistee County Sheriff’s Office received a complaint that animals at a Maple Grove Township ...
Manistee Co. report adds to murder-suicide case, Shooter had been investigated for alleged sexual contact with minor
Police continue to investigate Saturday’s I-96 shooting that killed Lisa and David Somers and critically injured Lisa’s daughter Amedy Dewey.
That investigation has so far revealed that the Manistee County Sheriff’s Office, in fall 2016, had investigated David Somers’ relationship with a ...
100 Women Who Care of Manistee to meet Tuesday, begin new season
The 100 Women Who Care of Manistee County will begin their new season Tuesday.
“We are beginning our fifth year on Tuesday,” said co-founder of the Manistee chapter, Jennie Marie Naffie. “We see new faces at every meeting. We see friends bringing friends. We see women eager to support ...
Allen Park 58, Gibraltar Carlson 55
Auburn Hills Oakland Christian 62, Adrian Lenawee Christian 60
Curie, Ill. 57, Muskegon 48
VICTORY TWP. — Throughout the upcoming winter semester, free bus rides to the West Shore Community College campus will be available to all WSCC students from Ludington, Manistee and Scottville.
The college underwrites the operational costs of the bus service to encourage more students to ...
Manistee City Council approves medical marijuana growing in the city
MANISTEE — The Manistee City Council Tuesday began the new year by unanimously approving an ordinance allowing medical marijuana growing facilities in the city.
“It will take effect in 10 days,” Manistee City Manager Thad Taylor said Wednesday.
One point about the ordinance Taylor ...
Manistee murder convictions upheld by Michigan Court of Appeals
Two men convicted in 2015 of the 1995 murder of a Manistee County man will stay in prison after the Michigan Court of Appeals denied their appeal in late November.
Juries found Pete Peterson, 68, of Irons, and Robert “Scott” Knauss, 52, of Manistee, guilty of first-degree murder in the ...
BEAR LAKE — A man reportedly received no injuries after his snowmobile fell through the ice on Bear Lake around 1:30 p.m. Thursday.The 47-year-old man, who is native to Bear Lake, was in the water for 21 minutes before first responders were able to pull him out.The Manistee County Sheriff’s ...
Bear Lake Twp. On December 13, 2017 Paul Theodore Hamilton, 46, of Bear Lake Twp., was arraigned in the 85th District Court of Manistee on five felony charges. Hamilton has been charged with two counts of Aid and Abet the Delivery of Cocaine, Possession with Intent to Deliver Marijuana, ...
Tribe contributes $1.6 million to local governments $33.6 million since casino opening
The Manistee Local Revenue Sharing Board met today, which included its grant-award meeting. The Little River Band of Ottawa Indians (LRBOI) has provided $1,65,457 to the Manistee County Local Sharing Revenue Board in 2017, representing local revenue sharing payments from its Little River Casino ...
Tourism is serious business in Michigan, with 119 million visitors spending $23.7 billion in Michigan in 2016. Manistee County also benefits from this critical Michigan industry, with visitors to the region spending $143 million in 2016 — up 1.2 percent from 2015 and 6.5 percent from ...