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5 vehicles involved in Chauvez Road crash.

March 29, 2017
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5 vehicles involved in Chauvez Road crash.  #Riverton #MasonCountyNews By Rob Alway and Dan Vargas of MCP.  RIVERTON TOWNSHIP — Five vehicles were involved in a crash on Chauvez Road Tuesday afternoon. The crash occurred about 5 p.m. when an eastbound pickup truck was attempting to make a left turn into the Indian Summer processing plant parking lot and was…

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Body found may be missing man James Hepworth.

March 29, 2017
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Body found may be missing man James Hepworth. #MasonCountyNews By Allison Scarbrough. Editor. CADILLAC — Human remains found Tuesday, March 28, in a heavily-wooded area may likely be the remains of James Hepworth, 37, of the Pentwater area who has been missing for approximately eight…

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FiveCAP receives $1.2 million in federal funding.

March 28, 2017
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FiveCAP receives $1.2 million in federal funding.  SCOTTVILLE — FiveCAP, Inc. was recently awarded $1.2 million from the Department of Health and Human Services, according to a press release from U.S. senators Gary Peters and Debbie Stabenow. The funding will be used to support expanded…

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Domestic violence cases spike over the weekend.

March 27, 2017
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Domestic violence cases spike over the weekend. #MasonCountyNews #PoliceNews LUDINGTON — The Mason County Sheriff’s Office handled three domestic violence cases over the weekend, and the Ludington Police Department investigated…

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Special Olympics teams take the gold at state tourney.

March 26, 2017
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Special Olympics teams take the gold at state tourney.  #Area24SpecialOlympics. GRAND RAPIDS — While the Ludington Orioles boys basketball team was representing Mason County this weekend in the state finals…

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The Orioles have made all of Mason County proud.

March 26, 2017
Photo by Rob Alway.

The Orioles have made all of Mason County proud.  #GoOs #StateChampionship By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief.  EAST LANSING — The story of the 2016-2017 Ludington Orioles boys varsity basketball team isn’t…

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Domestic violence, PPO violation arrests among police activity.

March 25, 2017
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Domestic violence, PPO violation arrests among police activity. #MasonCountyNews #PoliceNews The following is recent police activity: Tuesday, March 21, 2017: – 8:45 a.m., (Michigan State Police), hit-and-run crash, Hansen and…

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Recent deaths, posted March 25, 2017.

March 25, 2017

#MasonCountyDeaths The following recent deaths have been reported to MCP: Rodney Dale Shaffer, 72, died on Thursday, March 23, 2017 at his home in Custer. Arrangements by Oak Grove Funeral Home…

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Farm Bureau presents gift basket to Ag Week baby.

March 24, 2017
Farm Bureau presents gift basket to Ag Week baby.

Farm Bureau presents gift basket to Ag Week baby. #MasonCountyAgriculture. LUDINGTON — As part of the celebration of National Agriculture Week, (March 20-24th) the Mason County Farm Bureau presented a gift…

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Rendezvous Bar donates to Friends of Sheriff’s Office fund.

March 24, 2017
From left: Lisa Riley, Sheriff Cole, Barb Tyler.

Rendezvous Bar donates to Friends of Sheriff’s Office fund.  WALHALLA — Riley’s Rendezvous Bar donated $1,000 to the Friends of the Mason County Sheriff’s Office Friday. The money was raised during a…

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Weapons charge tops felony arraignments in District Court

March 24, 2017
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Weapons charge tops felony arraignments in District Court #MasonCountyCourtNews. By Alan Neushwander.  Contributing Writer. The following were recently arraigned in Mason County’s 79th District Court: Felonies -Kristin Brooke Hoffman, 26,…

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District Court Sentencings posted March 24, 2017.

March 24, 2017
79th District Court Judge Peter Wadel

District Court Sentencings posted March 24, 2017. #MasonCountyCourtNews. By Alan Neushwander.  Contributing Writer. The following were recently sentenced in 79th District Court: -Sophia Jeanne Johnson, 29, of 604 N. Harrison…

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Recent births, reported March 23, 2017.

March 23, 2017
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Recent births, reported March 23, 2017.  #MasonCountyBirths Recent births are brought to you by Shelby Gem Factory. See more information below.  Births took place at Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital, unless indicated otherwise. …

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Seasonal weight and speed restrictions lifted April 3.

March 23, 2017

Seasonal weight and speed restrictions lifted April 3. SCOTTVILLE — The Mason County Road Commission has announced that seasonal weight and speed restrictions will be lifted beginning at 7 a.m. on April…

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Congratulations Orioles! Onward to the Breslin Center.

March 22, 2017
Photo by Jen Collins

Congratulations Orioles! Onward to the Breslin Center. Editorial by Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. We would like to congratulate the Ludington High School Orioles Varsity Boys Basketball team for advancing to the…

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Recent deaths, posted March 22, 2017.

March 22, 2017

#MasonCountyDeaths The following recent deaths have been reported to MCP: Mary Ann Gonzalez, 43, of Ludington, passed away on March 22, 2017. Arrangements by Oak Grove Funeral Home & Cremation…

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Gus Macker benefactor, concessionaire applications being accepted.

March 22, 2017
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Gus Macker benefactor, concessionaire applications being accepted.  #GusMacker. PERE MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP — The Ludington & Scottville Area Chamber of Commerce is now accepting applications from charities that want to provide…

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Parade will send off Orioles to state semifinals.

March 22, 2017
Parade will send off Orioles to state semifinals.

Parade will send off Orioles to state semifinals.  #LudingtonOrioles. LUDINGTON — A parade on Ludington Avenue is scheduled for Friday, March 24 at 10:30 a.m. to send off the Ludington…

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