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Reader: Pro-Proposal 1 ads are lying.

April 28, 2015

Letter to the editor by Colleen Tucker, Manistee. Don’t you hate it when people lie to you?  I sure do.  A recent pro-Proposal 1 TV ad ends with a school bus driver saying something like, “If it will keep our kids safe, I’ll pay the penny.”  Did you know that not one penny of the sales tax increase will go…

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Custer man flees meth lab during search; SSCENT arrests him

April 27, 2015

SHERMAN TWP. — A 27-year-old Custer man, who fled from SSCENT detectives during a search warrant at a meth lab in the 3700 block of Sugar Grove Road Monday April 27, was quickly apprehended and arrested on charges of manufacturing methamphetamine and operating/maintaining a laboratory…

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Ludington police calls increased in 2014.

April 27, 2015
Ludington police calls increased in 2014.

By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief. LUDINGTON — Police activity in Ludington increased by 553 calls in 2014 compared to 2013. Ludington Police Department’s number of complaints investigated increased by 507, the number of arrests increased by 71, traffic citations decreased by 37 and parking violations decreased…

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Ludington tightens up temporary sign ordinance

April 27, 2015

LUDINGTON — City Council tightened up the city’s temporary sign ordinance Monday, April 27, during its regular meeting. The council already regulates when and if signs can be placed temporarily…

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Sports hall of fame moving to downtown Ludington.

April 27, 2015
Sports hall of fame moving to downtown Ludington.

By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief. LUDINGTON — The Mason County Sports Hall of Fame, currently located at Historic White Pine Village in Pere Marquette Township, will be moving to the former…

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Ludington plans several water main replacements in 2016.

April 27, 2015

LUDINGTON — The city will be working on several water and sewer system upgrades next year. The changes come as the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality has requested the city…

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Doggiepalooza event to be held in August.

April 27, 2015

LUDINGTON — Lakeshore Animal Friends will hold a Doggiepalooza event on Aug. 22 at Central Bark, the Ludington dog park located at Cartier Park. The event, which will be held from…

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Celebration of life service: Barb White, 82, Scottville.

April 27, 2015

A Celebration of Life reception will be held for Barbara White, aged 82 of Scottville, who passed away on January 21, 2015, on Saturday, May 2 from 11 a.m.– 1 p.m.…

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Mom 2 Mom sale.

April 27, 2015

LUDINGTON — MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) of Ludington is gearing up for the eighth Mom 2 Mom Sale to be held at Cornerstone Baptist Church , 121 Nelson Rd. from…

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Wrong-way drunk driver on US-31; drunk woman lying in the road; tractor runs over man

April 27, 2015
Wrong-way drunk driver on US-31; drunk woman lying in the road; tractor runs over man

The police news is sponsored by VanderHaag Car Sales of Scottville, 231-757-2727, www.vanderhaagcarsales.com and Springstead Law Offices, with locations in Hart and Fremont, 231-873-4022 (Hart),www.springsteadlaw.com. AMBER TWP. — A 26-year-old…

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Bluhm to speak about artist Manierre Dawson at Muskegon museum.

April 27, 2015
Bluhm to speak about artist Manierre Dawson at Muskegon museum.

MUSKEGON — West Shore Community College Professor Emeritus and author Sharon Bluhm will speak about Riverton Township artist Manierre Dawson on Thursday, April 30. “Manierre Dawson: Engineering Abstraction,” an exhibition…

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Recent deaths, April 27, 2015.

April 27, 2015

Donald Garland, 75, of Ludington passed away on April 25, 2015 at Tendercare of Ludington. Arrangements by Oak Grove Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Ludington. Don E. Downing Sr., 81, of Ludington…

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Sherman Township meeting schedule.

April 27, 2015

SHERMAN TWP. — The Sherman Township board has set the following schedule for monthly meetings of the 2015-2016 fiscal year, which began April 1, 2015. The remainder of the meeting schedule…

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Sherman Township clean up day.

April 27, 2015

SHERMAN TWP. — Sherman Township clean up day will take place Saturday, May 16 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Sherman Township Hall on Main Street in Fountain. The…

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PM Township meeting canceled.

April 27, 2015

PERE MARQUETTE TWP. — The regular monthly meeting of the P.M. Township board of trustees, scheduled for Tuesday, April 28, has been canceled.

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Nick says he’s voting ‘no’ on Prop 1.

April 26, 2015
Nick says he’s voting ‘no’ on Prop 1.

The Mitten Memo. By Nick Krieger. The Michigan Constitution is not akin to other state laws that may be changed by the Legislature at will.  It is the fundamental charter…

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The Millennials: Community pride stemming from family pride.

April 25, 2015
The Millennials: Community pride stemming from family pride.

Editor’s Note: Sustaining a community and keeping it vibrant requires diversity on many levels, especially among age groups. An unintended movement the last few years has been the increased number…

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How to dispose of used batteries.

April 25, 2015
How to dispose of used batteries.

Good Neighbor Tips from Erin Doan, State Farm Insurance, Scottville,www.erindoan.com. Stop and think before you throw those old electronics, batteries and lightbulbs in the trash. Recycling is a better option.…

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