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Amber land owner frustrated with zoning process.

November 14, 2019

Amber land owner frustrated with zoning process. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief #MasonCountyNews. AMBER TOWNSHIP — Dan Quinn is a frustrated property owner. Quinn, who owns U-Win Motorsports , 2284 W. US 10/31 between Stiles and Quarterline roads, wants to build a storage building on property adjacent to his recreational vehicle sales business. His plan is to use the building for…

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Sex crimes top 79th District Court arraignments

November 14, 2019

Sex crimes top 79th District Court arraignments LUDINGTON — The following were recently arraigned in Mason County’s 79th District Court: Felonies -Ricky Todd Wilson, 24, homeless, was arrested Nov. 6 by the Ludington Police Department (LPD) on felony charges of third degree criminal sexual conduct…

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51st Circuit Court sentencings, posted Nov. 14, 2019.

November 14, 2019

51st Circuit Court sentencings, posted Nov. 14, 2019. LUDINGTON — The following were recently sentenced in Mason County’s 51st Circuit Court: -Larry Arthur Collins, 58, of 1101 S. Madison Ave., Ludington, pleaded guilty Oct. 1 to failure to register as a sex offender and was…

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79th District Court sentencings, posted Nov. 14, 2019.

November 14, 2019

79th District Court sentencings, posted Nov. 14, 2019. LUDINGTON — The following were recently sentenced in Mason County’s 79th District Court: -Antonio Gonzales Perez, Jr., 50, of 3712 W. Hidden…

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Neighbors help prevent major damage at house fire.

November 14, 2019

Neighbors help prevent major damage at house fire. SHERIDAN TOWNSHIP — The quick actions of neighbors most likely saved a house at 6590 E. Beech Road from major fire damage…

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Meth arrest, crashes keep police busy.

November 14, 2019

Meth arrest, crashes keep police busy. #MasonCountyCrime The following is police activity in Mason County Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019: – 7:35 a.m., (Mason County Sheriff’s Office), one-vehicle rollover crash, no…

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Recent deaths, posted Nov. 14, 2019

November 14, 2019

Recent deaths, posted Nov. 14, 2019 The following recent deaths have been reported to MCP: Edward “Duke” Stakenas, 93, of Free Soil died Wednesday, November 13, 2019.  Funeral arrangements are…

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Habitat names Volunteer of the Year.

November 13, 2019

Habitat names Volunteer of the Year. AMBER TOWNSHIP — Habitat for Humanity of Mason County recently recognized Mary Besson of Ludington as its Volunteer of the Year. “Mary is always…

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O’Malley announces November local office hours. 

November 13, 2019

O’Malley announces November local office hours.  LANSING — State Rep. Jack O’Malley, R-Lake Ann, announced where he will meet with area residents during office hours later this month. Monday, Nov.…

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Senate passes deer baiting ban reversal; heads back to House.

November 13, 2019

Senate passes deer baiting ban reversal; heads back to House. LANSING — The state Senate today approved House Bill 4687, which would reverse the Natural Resources Commission ban on baiting and feeding…

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Closings and cancellations, Nov. 13, 2019

November 13, 2019

The following closings and cancellations have been announced. This list may be updated. Please do not comment with new cancellations, but rather email or message. – Awana at Cornerstone Church.…

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Walmart shopper stole $3,139 in merchandise by ‘under-ringing.’

November 13, 2019

Walmart shopper stole $3,139 in merchandise by ‘under-ringing.’ #MasonCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. LUDINGTON – A 35-year-old Sheridan Township woman was ordered to pay $3,139 in restitution to Walmart and…

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Sheridan Township man faces 10-60 years in prison for fentanyl death.

November 13, 2019

Sheridan Township man faces 10-60 years in prison for fentanyl death. #MasonCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. LUDINGTON — A 34-year-old Sheridan Township man pleaded guilty in 51st Circuit Court Tuesday,…

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Area schools placed on lockdown

November 13, 2019

Area schools placed on lockdown Area schools have been placed in “soft lockdown” mode due to a potential armed suicidal subject in the area of Angling Road and Victory Drive…

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Deputies busy assisting motorists stuck in snow.

November 13, 2019

Deputies busy assisting motorists stuck in snow. #MasonCounty Several vehicles were stuck in the snow in the early morning hours Tuesday, Nov. 12, when Mason County was hit with heavy…

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