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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Rep. VanderWall’s plan to address transportation issues on and off the road signed into law

June 21, 2018

Rep. VanderWall’s plan to address transportation issues on and off the road signed into law LANSING — Legislation introduced by state Rep. Curt VanderWall (R-Ludington) to define electric skateboards and how they operate on local streets, and establish off-road vehicle (ORV) requirements for towing a…

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Drowning victim’s body recovered from lake.

June 18, 2018

Drowning victim’s body recovered from lake. #ManisteeCountyNews LUDINGTON — The body of Jay Phillip Cutter, 38, Manistee County, was recovered from Mason County’s Pere Marquette Lake Monday, June 18, at 8:46 p.m. after drowning Sunday evening, according to Ludington Police Chief Mark Barnett. Cutter jumped…

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Manistee County man presumably drowns in PM Lake.

June 18, 2018

Manistee County man presumably drowns in PM Lake. LUDINGTON — A 38-year-old Manistee County man presumably drowned in Pere Marquette Lake Sunday evening, June 17, and dive crews continue to search for his body, according to Ludington Police Chief Mark Barnett. The man, whose name…

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Clown Band awards over $7,000 in scholarships.

June 13, 2018

Clown Band awards over $7,000 in scholarships. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief.  SCOTTVILLE — The Scottville Clown Band has recently awarded $7,350 in scholarships to middle school and high school students attending summer performing arts educational programs. The Raymond Schulte Memorial Scholarship Fund is named in…

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West Shore Bank opens Onekama office.

June 4, 2018

West Shore Bank opens Onekama office. ONEKAMA — West Shore Bank is holding a grand opening at its new office, located at 4945 Main Street, today, Monday, June 4, through Thursday, June 8. The week will include special offers, a community-wide picnic lunch, and donations…

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Nurses picket hospital.

June 1, 2018

Nurses picket hospital. MANISTEE TOWNSHIP — Nurses with the Michigan Nurses Association picketed outside Munson Healthcare Manistee Hospital Thursday, May 31, according to UpNorthLive.com/7&4 News. “We’re having some issues in negotiation,” said Kari Zoscsak, an emergency department nurse and president of the local union. “We…

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2 men injured following powered parachute crash. 

May 30, 2018

2 men injured following powered parachute crash.  #ManisteeCountyNews. CLEON TOWNSHIP — Two people were injured Tuesday, May 29, following a powered parachute accident in the 18000 block of Viaduct Road, according to Manistee County Sheriff John O’Hagan. Emergency crews were dispatched to the location about…

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