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PD: Man drowns in Pere Marquette Lake near Ludington
A life jacket was thrown to the man, but the wind blew it away from him. The driver of the boat circled back around but was unable to find the man, the police department said.
First responders search for man in Pere Marquette Lake
Crews from Ludington police and fire, the Mason County Sheriff Department and the U.S. Coast Guard were called to Pere Marquette Lake after 7 p.m. Sunday for a man in his 30s who was missing in the lake.Mason County Sheriff Kim Cole said the man went missing when he attempted to catch an inner tube
Man missing in Mason Co. lake, presumed drowned
Police say that a group of three adults and three children were boating in the area when the wind blew a tube into the water. The man, a 38-year-old Manistee County man jumped in to retrieve the tube. The man started having trouble in the water and the others tossed him a life jacket, but the wind
Victim identified after body recovered in Pere Marquette Lake
The body of Jay Phillip Cutter, 38, of Manistee County, was recovered Monday night, June 18.
Police: Man presumed drowned in P.M. Lake, search to continue today
Members of the Ludington fire and police departments search Sunday, June 17, 2018, in the waters of Pere Marquette Lake for the missing man.DAVID BOSSICK | Daily News
Search resumes for man who went underwater retrieving tube
Rescuers on Monday, June 18, are to resume the search for a man missing in Pere Marquette Lake after he jumped out of a boat and began to struggle.MLive file photo
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Public Record 84th District Court
CADILLAC — The following are judgments from 84th District Court from April and May 2018:• John Andrew Dine, 51, of Hudsonville was ordered to pay $325 in fines and fees for a guilty plea to malicious destruction of personal property under $200 on April 3. He also was sentenced to one day in jail wit
Experts trying to pinpoint origin of high E. coli levels on Lake Billings
In this photo from 2009, swans swim across Lake Billings, in Manton. For years, the lake has tested high for E. coli, which experts thought was caused by waterfowl.Photo courtesy of Jackie Gomez
'Thunder at the River' kicks off with ride to casino - Manistee News
The building houses the North Channel Brewing Co. on the first floor, which was finished in fall 2017, while the second and third floors now feature high-end North Channel residential units.
Johnson named Independence Day Parade Grand Marshal - Manistee News
She has been a member of the Fine Arts Group, Lakeside Club, AAUW, Jaycettes, Rotary Club, Project Read, Literacy Council, a Chamber Promoter, PTA and a volunteer for Hospice and an Ad Hoc Committee member for Green Acres.
New Ludington fire station breaks ground
Ludington Fire Chief Jerry Funk said himself, Ron Jabrocki, Andy Larr and John Henderson were part of a committee within the department that has been asking for the new station since 2010.
DDA eyes Eighth Street expansion
"It just makes sense to expand this and support Eighth Street, which has been kind of neglected," said Richard Kuschell, representing Riverine Condominiums.
Dar discovers the perfect car guy man cave
A few weeks back I bumped into J.W. Magner, a car collector and longtime supporter of the now-retired Lake Bluff Concours. Readers may know J.W. from his many years as an employee of the Berrien County Sheriff’s Department, first as a mechanic and motor pool maven and then as a full-time deput, begi
Mistrial declared in case of teen hunter's fatal shooting
Oceana County Circuit Judge Robert Springstead halted the trial of Roger Hoeker on Thursday. The judge determined neither prosecutors nor defense attorneys knew of a sheriff's report about the Feb., 18, 2017, shooting.
Arctic grayling reintroduction gets critical support from Oleson Foundation - Manistee News
“The Oleson Foundation’s Board of Directors is pleased to support this incredible project,” said Kathy Huschke, executive director of the Oleson Foundation. “It’s an amazing opportunity to recapture what was lost from northern Michigan’s environment more than 80 years ago due to overfishing and clea
Bossick named LDN managing editor
Bossick, a Central Michigan University graduate, has been sports editor at the Ludington Daily News since September 2011. Previously he was sports editor at a daily newspaper Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin. He started his journalism journey as a news writer at CM Life and then at Caro, at a twice-weekly
Bear Lake Schools to host ISD classroom in 2018-19 - Manistee News
Superintendent Marlen Cordes said they are happy to welcome the program to the Bear Lake Schools. It will also bring in about $10,000 in rent to the district, and students from all of the county schools have the opportunity to send students that are in need of those services to that classroom.
Kids Fish event slated for June 20 - Manistee News
The annual event, sponsored by Manistee County Sport Fishing Association, is slated for 9-10:30 a.m. on Wednesday at Man Made Lake.
TGIF draws crowds to downtown Manistee - Manistee News
There were games for the kids, free floats, musical entertainment, food and much more for people to enjoy during the evening. Due to the inclement weather some events like the pony rides and bounce house weren’t able to take place, but everyone still seemed to be having a good time.