Authorities searching for missing 15-year-old.

July 11, 2018

Authorities searching for missing 15-year-old. ManisteeCountyNews BRETHREN — The Manistee County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a runaway/missing person report of Cheyann Paynter, 15, of Brethren. Sheriff John O’Hagan said Cheyann left a note indicating that her disappearance was voluntary. She is described as being 5-feet,…

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Brethren man injured after vehicle collides with tractor.

July 11, 2018

Brethren man injured after vehicle collides with tractor. #ManisteeCountyNews. MARILLA TOWNSHIP — An 84-year-old Brethren man was injured Wednesday morning, July 11, after his vehicle collided with a Manistee County Road Commission tractor. According to Sheriff John O’Hagan, the crash occurred about 10:40 a.m. when…

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Happy Independence Day 2018!

July 4, 2018

IN CONGRESS, July 4, 1776. The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America, When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers…

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College for Kids is July 30 – Aug. 30.

July 2, 2018

College for Kids is July 30 – Aug. 30. VICTORY TOWNSHIP (Mason County) —  West Shore Community College will be hosting College for Kids 2018, July 30- August 3.  The five-day session is a hands-on opportunity to explore higher education through arts, sciences, communications and recreation…

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Students complete corrections officer academy. 

June 26, 2018

Students complete corrections officer academy.  VICTORY TOWNSHIP — A group of area corrections officers recently completed West Shore Community College’s Corrections Academy, a Michigan Sheriffs Coordinating and Training Council (MSCTC) approved 160-hour certification program for personnel supervising inmates in county jails.  The academy program focuses…

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July 4 rubber duck race tickets on sale.

June 25, 2018

July 4 rubber duck race tickets on sale. MANISTEE — Tickets are now on sale for the annual Manistee National Forest Festival duck race, which will take place at 1:30 p.m. on July 4. The race will be held form the Maple Street Bridge to…

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Emergency personnel rescue boater from Lake Michigan. 

June 23, 2018

Emergency personnel rescue boater from Lake Michigan.  MANISTEE COUNTY — Emergency personnel from the U.S. Coast Guard and Manistee County Sheriff’s Office rescued a man who had fallen out of a boat Saturday morning, June 23, 2018. Crews were dispatched to a position approximately five miles…

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Obituary: Jay Cutter, 38, Manistee.

June 22, 2018
Obituary: Jay Cutter, 38, Manistee.

Obituary: Jay Cutter, 38, Manistee. Jay Phillip Cutter, 38, of Manistee, passed away on Sunday, June 17, 2018. Jay was born on April 19, 1980 in Grand Rapids, the son of Larry and Terri (Leng) Cutter. After graduating from Ludington High School in 1999, he…

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New K-9 unit begins at sheriff’s office. 

June 21, 2018

New K-9 unit begins at sheriff’s office.  MANISTEE TOWNSHIP — The Manistee County Sheriff’s Office introduced its newest officer today, Beno, the K-9 unit. Beno is a purebred German shepard with dual purpose training in narcotics detection, tracking, article search, apprehension, and obedience, Sheriff John…

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