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Two men escape drowning in Whitefish Lake


Two men from Cadillac almost drowned Monday when they fell through the ice at Whitefish Lake in Pierson.
According to the Michigan State Police Lakeview Post, troopers responded to the incident at 8 a.m. December 20. David Rush, 48, and Larry Martin, 66, both of Cadillac, were riding on a Polaris 800 Ranger with a cab when it fell through the ice. Montcalm County Rescue were the first on the scene. Police said both men got to shore on their own, and were we but not injured.
The vehicle is submerged in the lake and will be removed by the owner when conditions allow.
If you have any information on this incident, please call the MSP at (989) 352-8444.

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Cedar Springs man drowns in lake


A Cedar Springs man drowned last week, in a Montcalm County lake.

According to the Michigan State Police Post in Lakeview, they responded to the scene at Winfield Lake at 6:12 p.m. August 19, on a report of a possible drowning. Initial attempts to locate the victim were unsuccessful, and he was later located about 30 feet from shore by the Montcalm County Sheriff’s Office dive team. The Howard City Police Department, Alpha 8 and Rescue 29 also assisted at the scene.

The victim was Bruce Parks, 36, from Cedar Springs. Alcohol was believed to have been a factor in the incident, but the autopsy results had not been released at press time.

Parks is survived by his children, Justin Parks, Corey Parks, David Kindle, Eathen Kindle, Thomas Kindle, and Dillon Tinkham; and several other relatives. Memorial services will be held at the Pederson Funeral Home on Thursday, August 26, at 1:00 p.m. with Pastor Bruce Wilson officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service.

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Cedar Springs man drowned in lake


A Cedar Springs man drowned last Thursday, in a Montcalm County lake.

According to the Michigan State Police Post in Lakeview, they responded to the scene at Winfield Lake at 6:12 p.m. August 19, on a report of a possible drowning. Initial attempts to locate the victim were unsuccessful, and he was later located about 30 feet from shore by the Montcalm County Sheriff’s Office dive team. The Howard City Police Department, Alpha 8 and Rescue 29 also assisted at the scene.

The victim was reported to be a white male, 36, from the Cedar Springs area. Alcohol was believed to have been a factor. His name has not yet been released, pending notification of his family.

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