Manistee drug arrest

Monday night, the Manistee City Police Department were called to a well-being check in the 500 block of Water St. Items in connection with the distribution of a controlled substances were identified and resulted in a search warrant. During the search, Detectives discovered what appears to be crack cocaine.

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A 20 year old Manistee woman was arrested at the scene on several fugitive warrants. Additional charges will be sought for the 20 year old woman and the 54 year old Manistee man who was present at the scene.


Walk to end Alzheimer’s raises record amount

More than 300 people walked Waterfront Park in Ludington on Saturday, joining the fight against Alzheimer's. Participants raised a record total of $43,000 to fund Alzheimer's care, support and research programs.

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In Michigan alone, there are more than 180,000 people living with the disease and over half a million caregivers. For more information or to make a donation, visit



WSCC Trustees welcome Employees and Accreditation

The West Shore Community College Board of trustees met yesterday. They welcome new employees of Jessica Houser as Associate Professor of Psychology, Duane Kelley as Associate Professor of Nursing and Katie Stewart as Associate Professor of Marketing and Management. WSCC’s Early Childhood Education program has been awarded accreditation by the national Association for the Education of Young children or NAEYC. This makes WSCC one of seven programs in the state with a NAEYC accreditation.


Recreations Director Mike Moore updated the trustees on the Ice Arena reporting an overall increase in participation in Hockey, Ice skating and other ice arena activities. Trustee Bruce Smith said that the board hadn’t yet received any applicants, internally or externally, for the position of president. The Board “approved” the sending of the presidential profile to all College employees for the purpose of soliciting internal candidates.

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