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Windy today with some snow showers.

March 4, 2015
Windy today with some snow showers.

The weather report is sponsored by Cottage Renovators, 231-425-6597, www.cottagerenovators.com.  Wednesday, March 4, 2015: A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 18. Wind chill values as low as zero. West northwest wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Wednesday night: A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low…

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Working behind the scenes on the West Shore stage.

March 3, 2015
Working behind the scenes on the West Shore stage.

“Fox and the Fairway” dinner theater is March 5-7 at 7:30 p.m. and March 8 at 2 p.m. at West Shore Community College. By Kate Kriger. Senior Correspondent. VICTORY TWP – For retired Ludington Area Schools teacher, Marty Cupp, life may be just as busy or…

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Second defendant pleads to home invasion.

March 3, 2015
Second defendant pleads to home invasion.

LUDINGTON — Alex Christian Jobbins-Ortiz, 19, of Ludington, pleaded guilty in 51st Circuit Court today for home invasion. He was arrested on Dec. 8, 2014 by Ludington Police Department and charged with first degree home invasion of a home in the 700 block of East…

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Man charged with domestic violence, resisting police and repeat offender, chooses to represent self.

March 3, 2015
Man charged with domestic violence, resisting police and repeat offender, chooses to represent self.

LUDINGTON — Elrico James Brooks, 35, of 308 ½ Court St., Ludington, appeared in 51st Circuit Court today where he requested to represent himself, rather than accept court appointed legal…

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Norton Shores man sentenced to 1 year in jail for CSC.

March 3, 2015
Norton Shores man sentenced to 1 year in jail for CSC.

By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief. LUDINGTON — A Muskegon County man who had sexual relations with female children who he was related to was sentenced to serve one year in jail…

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CSC Case adjourned until next month.

March 3, 2015
CSC Case adjourned until next month.

LUDINGTON — A Ludington man accused of four counts of criminal sexual conduct involving a victim under 13-years-old, appeared in 51st Circuit Court today. Benjamin Michael Bentz, 33, of 202…

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Traffic stop leads to 3 marijuana possession arrests

March 3, 2015
Traffic stop leads to 3 marijuana possession arrests

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. — Three local…

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18-year-old pleads to home invasion.

March 3, 2015
18-year-old pleads to home invasion.

LUDINGTON — A Ludington man pleaded guilty to home invasion this afternoon in 51st Circuit Court. Gilberto Miguel Colon, 18, of 718 E. Ludington Ave., Ludington, was arrested Dec. 8…

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Spring Community Auction to celebrate 20th year with Roaring Twenties.

March 3, 2015
Spring Community Auction to celebrate 20th year with Roaring Twenties.

SCOTTVILLE — The 20th annual Spring Community Auction will be held this Saturday, March 7, at the Scottville Optimist Community Center. Proceeds from the event will support the Mason County Central…

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Welcome to the world! Recent births.

March 3, 2015

Welcome to the world! Dale John Michael Calley, the son of Aurora and Travis Calley of Baldwin, was born Feb. 19, 2015 at Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital. Khaled Kenyon Robertson,…

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Police respond to drugs complaint

March 3, 2015
Police respond to drugs complaint

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. PERE MARQUETTE TWP. — Troopers…

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Optimists to hold indoor garage sale.

March 3, 2015

SCOTTVILLE — The Scottville Optimist Club will be hosting an indoor spring garage sale at the Optimist Hall behind the West Shore Bank on Saturday, March 21 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Lunch will be…

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Art center exhibit to celebrate Irish Heritage Month.

March 3, 2015
Art center exhibit to celebrate Irish Heritage Month.

LUDINGTON — In celebration of National Irish Heritage Month, the Ludington Area Center for the Arts presents Emerald Expressions, a visual journey of Ireland by Rob and Becky Alway, March 6-28.…

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Scottville 3rd graders learn about native culture.

March 3, 2015
Scottville 3rd graders learn about native culture.

See video here. By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief. MANISTEE TWP. (Manistee Co.) — Students from Vicki Dahringer’s Scottville Elementary third grade class explored Native American culture up close last week when…

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Snow, freezing rain, winds! So much for that lamb, here comes the lion.

March 3, 2015
Snow, freezing rain, winds! So much for that lamb, here comes the lion.

The weather report is sponsored by Cottage Renovators, 231-425-6597, www.cottagerenovators.com.  A winter weather advisory will be in effect from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. today. Hazardous weather expected includes 2…

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Scottville rehires attorney.

March 2, 2015
Scottville rehires attorney.

SCOTTVILLE — City commissioners re-hired Thompson, Thompson and Glanville attorneys of Ludington as the city’s legal counsel. Tracy Thompson has served as the city’s attorney since 1996. The firm gets…

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Running water in city may be cheap insurance, manager says.

March 2, 2015

SCOTTVILLE — The city is not officially calling for residents to run their water, however, it is encouraging residents to run their water if they have a history of freezing…

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2 larcenies reported to LPD

March 2, 2015
2 larcenies reported to LPD

LUDINGTON — Two larcenies were reported to the Ludington Police Department Friday, Feb. 27, on Ludington Avenue. The first larceny was reported at 11 a.m. in the 200 block of…

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