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Full Court Press: Manistee Chippewas hockey.

January 16, 2020

Full Court Press: Manistee Chippewas hockey. Today on MCP’s Full Court Press, Marla Zatarga speaks with some of the members of the Manistee Chippewas co-op hockey team including Coach Jim Foley and players Jake Lamm, Jonah Lundberg and Sawyer Smith. The team includes members from several local schools. #FullCourtPress is a presentation of House of Flavors, Inc. and Shelby State…

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Oriole News: Trailblazers learn wood shop skills at LHS.

January 16, 2020

Oriole News: Trailblazers learn wood shop skills at LHS. Oriole News is a presentation of Ludington Area School District, powered by Mason County Press. Today, we feature a special partnership offered by LASD and West Shore Educational Service District. During the current trimester, industrial arts…

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Resseguie School served Custer Township for over 100 years.

January 16, 2020

Resseguie School served Custer Township for over 100 years. History: The consolidation of Mason County’s school districts. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. Editor’s Note: MC History Spotlight is a regular history column brought to you by Ludington Woods Assisted Living and Memory Care. Prologue: This is…

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Author to speak about town revitalization Jan. 28.

January 16, 2020

Author to speak about town revitalization Jan. 28. LUDINGTON — On January 28, 2020, Charles L. “Chuck” Marohn, Jr., founder of Strong Towns, will be coming to Ludington as part…

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FloraCraft announces local expansion.

January 16, 2020

FloraCraft announces local expansion. LUDINGTON — FloraCraft announced today that it will be expanding its local manufacturing facility by building a 27,000 square-foot shipping and distribution center. The existing 138,000…

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Summit Prayer Gathering set for Jan. 22.

January 16, 2020

Summit Prayer Gathering set for Jan. 22. LUDINGTON — Several area churches will gather on Wednesday, Jan. 22 for a Summit Prayer Gathering at Ludington Area Center for the Arts,…

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O’Malley responds to ITC decision on Turkish cherries.

January 16, 2020

O’Malley responds to ITC decision on Turkish cherries. The federal government announced this week that it will not implement preliminary tariffs placed on imports of dried tart cherries from Turkey.…

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Winter weather advisory issued for weekend.

January 16, 2020

Winter weather advisory issued for weekend. Smith & Eddy Insurance Weather. A winter weather advisory has been issued beginning midnight Friday, Jan. 17 to 7 p.m. Saturday. Snow accumulations of…

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Criminal sexual conduct among 79th District Court arraignments

January 15, 2020

Criminal sexual conduct among 79th District Court arraignments LUDINGTON — The following were recently arraigned in Mason County’s 79th District Court: Felonies -Paul Edward Bliss, 33, of 702 S. Dryden…

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79th District Court sentencings, posted Jan. 15, 2020.

January 15, 2020

79th District Court sentencings, posted Jan. 15, 2020. LUDINGTON — The following were recently sentenced in Mason County’s 79th District Court: -Anna Lee Cosme, 43, of 44 N. 88th St.,…

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Murder trial set for end of April.

January 15, 2020

Murder trial set for end of April. #MasonCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. LUDINGTON — The murder trial against Corey Ryan Beekman, 33, of Free Soil Township is scheduled for April…

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Car/deer crashes, warrant arrests top police acitivy.

January 15, 2020

Car/deer crashes, warrant arrests top police acitivy. #MasonCountyCrime The police news is a presentation of Lenz-Balder Insurance, offering Nationwide Insurance, 201 E. Court St., Ludington, 231-845-6279, www.lenzbalderins.com.  The following is…

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United Way accepting proposals.

January 15, 2020

United Way accepting proposals. LUDINGTON — United Way of Mason County is accepting requests for proposals (RFP) for the 2020-2021 funding cycle (April 1, 2020 to March 31, 2021) from…

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Democrats to hold county convention, monthly meeting.

January 15, 2020

Democrats to hold county convention, monthly meeting. LUDINGTON — The Mason County Democratic Party will hold its County Convention for 2020 on Thursday, February 6, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. at…

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Obituary: Patricia Jeanne (Baker) Furst, 75, Ludington.

January 15, 2020

Obituary: Patricia Jeanne (Baker) Furst, 75, Ludington. The world was brighter because of her smile. Patricia Jeanne (Baker) Furst died peacefully at her Ludington home on January 10, 2020, comforted…

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