Health department issues warning about flood water contact

April 18, 2014

District Health Department #10 advises residents to take precautions for personal safety to prevent waterborne infections that may result from contact with contaminated flood waters. Flooding and power outages can threaten water quality due to well water pump failures and overflowing septic systems. The Health…

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Man who killed Trooper Butterfield is dead

April 18, 2014
Man who killed Trooper Butterfield is dead

LANSING — Eric Knysz, the 20-year-old Irons resident who killed Michigan State Police Trooper Paul Butterfield, is dead. According to the Michigan Department of Corrections, Knysz was removed from life support at 10:30 a.m. Thursday while housed at Allegiance Health Hospital in Jackson. Knysz hung…

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High rivers are not fishable rivers

April 18, 2014
High rivers are not fishable rivers

For the Love of Fishing. A blog by Sean McDonald. The 4 inches plus of rain has changed the river fishing and now all of our rivers are not fishable until at least the weekend from a boat. The rivers now are very angry. The…

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Cloudy today with a high of 45

April 16, 2014
Cloudy today with a high of 45

Today’s weather report is brought to you by Frontier Communications. High speed Internet starting at $19.99 a month. www.frontier.com; 1-888-770-6869.  Wednesday, April 16, 2014. More clouds than sun. High near 45 F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph. Sunset: 8:31 p.m.  Tonight, cloudy. Low around 35…

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Welcome to the World! Holly Mae

April 16, 2014

Welcome to the world! Holly Mae Snay, the daughter of Candy and Jeremy Snay of Manistee, was born April 14, 2014 at Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital. If you have a birth announcement to make, you are welcome to email the announcement and a photograph to [email protected]

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Trooper killer Eric Knysz attempts suicide

April 14, 2014
Trooper killer Eric Knysz attempts suicide

By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief. JACKSON — Eric Knysz, the man who killed Michigan State Police Trooper Paul Butterfield, has attempted to commit suicide, a Michigan Department of Corrections spokesman has confirmed. Mason County’s 51st Circuit Court Judge Richard Cooper sentenced the 20-year-old Irons resident last…

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Citizens, agencies honored for trying to save Trooper Butterfield

April 14, 2014
Citizens, agencies honored for trying to save Trooper Butterfield

By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief.  LUDINGTON — A special recognition ceremony honoring those who were part of the emergency response to the Sept. 9, 2013 murder of Michigan State Police Trooper Paul Butterfield was held this afternoon at the Ludington & Scottville Area Chamber of Commerce/Mason…

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Area under flood warning

April 14, 2014
Area under flood warning

Today’s weather report is brought to you by Frontier Communications. High speed Internet starting at $19.99 a month. www.frontier.com; 1-888-770-6869.  Monday, April 14, 2014. Manistee County is under a flood warning until 7:30 p.m. tonight. Expect snow along with gusty winds at times. Cold with temperatures nearly…

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Thunderstorms tonight

April 12, 2014
Thunderstorms tonight

Today’s weather report is brought to you by Frontier Communications. High speed Internet starting at $19.99 a month. www.frontier.com; 1-888-770-6869.  Saturday, April 12, 2014. Tonight, rain likely with a few thunderstorms. Low around 45 degrees F. Winds SE at 5 to 10 mph with 1 to 2…

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