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A male suspect has been arrested following a domestic complaint in which the male allegedly threatened a female with a firearm at 10:15 a.m. Tuesday near the Dollar General in Bear Lake Township, according to Manistee County Sheriff John O’Hagan.
A Bear Lake man and Kaleva woman are facing drug possession charges following their arrest March 9 in Springdale Township in Manistee County, according to a press release from the Michigan State Police Cadillac Post.
A 44-year-old Auburn man died Sunday afternoon after a rollover accident on Marilla Road near Sweets Ravine Road in Marilla Township, according to the Manistee County Sheriff's Office.
In a press release, the office stated the man was driving a GMC pickup truck and it left the roadway, rolling over several times.
MANISTEE — A 20-year-old Pentwater man died and a 23-year-old Ludington man was critically injured when they were struck by a car Tuesday afternoon in Bear Lake.
According to a press release from Manistee County Sheriff John O’Hagen, the accident occurred on U.S.
The Manistee County Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service Unit and the West Michigan Repeater Association have announced that they will participate in the ARRL Amateur Radio Field Day.
This year’s event will be in the Family Farm and Home parking lot on U.S.
MANISTEE — Soothingly accentuated with a friendly, familiar voice, history was embraced with handshakes, hugs, smiles and laughs in Manistee Tuesday.
Manistee High School and Interlochen Center for the Arts graduate Toni Trucks, who plays the regular character Lisa Davis on the CBS military drama “SEAL Team,” was the keynote speaker at a dedication ceremony of Manistee Historic Sites Tours, held at the Ramsdell Regional Center for the Arts, formerly the Ramsdell Theatre.
State Rep. Curt VanderWall of Ludington invites residents to join him for May coffee hours.
“I have held coffee hours every month since being elected so I can keep the community informed and answer any questions they may have regarding state government,” VanderWall said.
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.
Student enrollment is up from fall 2016 at Ludington, Mason County Central, Hart and Baldwin while it dropped for the Mason County Eastern, Pentwater and Gateway to Success school districts.
The total change in enrollment for the area from Manistee to Hart and Baldwin to Lake Michigan is a net gain of 30 students in the past year.
Manistee — The Harvest/La Cosecha’, an award-winning documentary that follows three young migrant workers as they travel around the country harvesting the fruits and vegetables that feed America, will be shown at the Vogue Theatre on June 21, at 6 p.m.
Unemployment rates in the four local counties — Mason, Manistee, Oceana and Lake — dropped again between March 2016 and March 2017 and those increases came as the local labor force stayed at 39,950 people during both months.
At the next meeting of the Manistee Area Tea Party (MATP), issues in Michigan will be the main topic.
The speaker will be Stephanie Jacobson from Drain The Swamp Michigan (DTSMI). This organization is dedicated to restoring open and transparent representational government to the people.
Forester Joshua Shields suggests those planning to prune oaks do so this weekend or wait until late summer or later.
Oak wilt (Ceratocystis fagacearum) is spreading in Michigan and Mason County, especially in Hamlin Township, and pruning or harming oaks during the growing season can make them susceptible to being infected.
The Manistee County Sheriff’s Office has now released a photo from the fatal accident that happened Wednesday on U.S. 31 near the Big Al’s parking lot in Manistee Township.
Dean Horaszewski, 49, of Manistee died after driving his 1994 Oldsmobile Cutlass into an oncoming 1999 Chevrolet Suburban driven by a 24-year-old Onekama man.
Manistee man dies in fatal accident on U.S. 31, police look for unknown vehicle that caused accident
A 49-year-old Manistee man died after driving his 1994 Oldsmobile Cutlass into an oncoming 1999 Chevrolet Suburban driven by a 24-year-old Onekama man. The Onekama man had his 4-year-old son in the car, but both only suffered minor injuries and were released from West Shore Medical Center.
A 73-year-old Manistee man was shot and injured by a Manistee Police Department officer after the man threatened the officer with a long gun.
The incident occurred when the officer was conducting ordinance enforcement around 5:30 p.m.
Filer Twp. — A 40-year-old woman was found dead in Manistee Lake Saturday in Manistee County's Filer Township.
The incident occurred when the Manistee County Sheriff's Office received a complaint concerning the missing woman.
MANISTEE — The wow factor was spoken loud and clear Thursday in Manistee.
Touring the Edgewater Manistee condo complex nestled in the heart of the city; both Mayor James Smith and Mayor Pro-tem Roger Zielinski uttered the same reaction: “Wow!”
A 30-year-old man described as an Ohio native was arrested Wednesday morning on a charge of involuntary manslaughter in the death of Gary Wayne-Woodward Mabry, which occurred earlier this year.
The suspect and victim were known to each other and drugs were involved in this case, according to Manistee Director of Public Safety David Bachman.
Change can be a little scary, but Snowshoe Stampede organizers are thrilled they made a change this year to a mostly indoor event.
The fundraiser for the local Stomp Out Cancer fund moved to the Manistee VFW, which has more indoor seating and space than the previous venue, Manistee National Golf & Resort.
The Manistee County Sheriff's Office has arrested Gregory Bulerski, 42, of Copemish on two counts of criminal sexual conduct, third degree.
According to the report, on Jan. 15, deputies investigated an alleged complaint of criminal sexual conduct that happened in Maple Grove Township.
SCOTTVILLE — Throughout the upcoming winter semester, riding a bus free-of-charge to the West Shore Community College campus will be offered to students and anyone traveling from Ludington, Manistee and Scottville.
Results so far in the November 8 general election:
Leonard Ross, 63, of South Haven was pronounced dead at West Shore Medical Center in Manistee County after crashing into a tree while he was driving his vehicle.
VICTORY TWP. — With college tuition at an all-time high, any way a high school student can earn their tuition is an accomplishment within itself. For 33 ninth-grade students from the Manistee area including Manistee High School, Michigan Great Lakes Virtual Academy, Bretheren High School, Onekama High School, CASMAN Academy and Bear Lake High School, they made it a reality.
On Sept. 14, 33 ninth-grade students from Manistee County schools will receive a commitment to attend college tuition free.
Financially supported by Manistee County residents Bill and Marty Paine and with the collaboration of West Shore Community College, the Manistee County Community Foundation, and all six Manistee County high schools, the Manistee Commitment Scholarship Program will annually accept nominees who are ninth-grade students with academic promise and financial need.