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Earth Day celebration at arts center.

April 1, 2015

LUDINGTON — A Few Friends for the Environment of the World (AFFEW) and Ludington Area Center for the Arts are holding an earth day celebration on Saturday April 18 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the center, 107 S. Harrison Ludington. A special Environmental Art Exhibit is showing through April. The day begins with nature meditation,  QiGong, and an…

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Eliminating the “R-word”

April 1, 2015

Renew.  Rebuild. Recover. A blog by West Michigan Community Mental Health.  So far this month, over half a million people have pledged on www.r-word.org to support the elimination of the derogatory use of the “R-word” from everyday speech and promote the acceptance and inclusion of people…

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The Business Report: Mattress Max, choosing downtown.

March 31, 2015
The Business Report: Mattress Max, choosing downtown.

Mason County Press is provided free to its readers through the generous support of advertisers. Today, we feature one of those advertisers, Safe Harbor Credit Union, in The Business Report.  By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief. LUDINGTON — Zach Mitchell has basically grown up in the furniture business.…

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College to host Earth Day competition.

March 31, 2015

VICTORY TWP. – The West Shore Community College Sustainability Movement is encouraging students and the community to support and participate in environmental improvement projects throughout April. Beginning Mon., April 6, the…

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Drugs, stolen car among police activity

March 31, 2015
Drugs, stolen car among police activity

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. – 5:53 a.m., (Mason County…

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Ludington man dies after skiing accident.

March 31, 2015
Ludington man dies after skiing accident.

THOMPSONVILLE (Benzie Co.) — Ludington resident Mark Knee died following a skiing accident at Crystal Mountain Resort. According to Upnorthlive.com, the 40-year-old crashed into a tree on the west edge of…

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Recent deaths. March 31, 2015.

March 31, 2015

Clarence W. Cox, 77, of Free Soil passed away on March 28, 2015 at his home. Oak Grove Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Ludington. Dean L. Busch, 87, of Ludington passed…

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Sheriff: Foul play unlikely in Hamlin man’s death.

March 30, 2015

By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief. HAMLIN TWP. — The Mason County Sheriff’s Office is likely to rule out foul play in the death of Hamlin Township resident Cody L. Bowden. Bowden,…

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Slippery roads cause crashes

March 30, 2015
Slippery roads cause crashes

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 27…

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The Light Chaser: Rules of composition, part 1.

March 29, 2015
The Light Chaser: Rules of composition, part 1.

The Light Chaser is brought to you by MyProLab.com, a professional photographic lab offering services to the consumer market. MyProLab.com, the official photographic lab of Media Group 31 (our parent…

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Detectives investigating suspicious death in Hamlin.

March 29, 2015
Detectives investigating suspicious death in Hamlin.

By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief. HAMLIN TWP. — Detectives from Mason County Sheriff’s Office are on scene of what is being described as a “suspicious death” near West Jagger Road east…

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Unreported barn fire rekindles.

March 29, 2015
Unreported barn fire rekindles.

RIVERTON TWP. — Riverton Fire Chief Joe Cooper was a little baffled when his fire department was dispatched to a rekindle of a barn fire at 4250 S. Schwass Rd. about…

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The kingly power of Michigan’s governor.

March 29, 2015
The kingly power of Michigan’s governor.

The Mitten Memo. A blog by Nick Krieger. By the reign of King Henry VII, English law recognized the monarch’s exclusive and absolute power to pardon an individual accused or…

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The Millennials: Continuing a family’s entrepreneurial spirit.

March 28, 2015
The Millennials: Continuing a family’s entrepreneurial spirit.

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 get rid of nuisance deer

March 28, 2015
How to get rid of nuisance deer

Good Neighbor Tips from Erin Doan, State Farm Insurance, Scottville,www.erindoan.com. Deer can be one of your lawn’s worst enemies. Cornell University estimates that deer cause $250 million in landscape damage…

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Truck driver discovered Pallet Recycle fire.

March 28, 2015
Truck driver discovered Pallet Recycle fire.

By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief.  PERE MARQUETTE TWP. — Truck driver David Bailey had been all over the state on Friday and arrived back to Pallet Recycle, at the corner of…

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Multiple departments respond to Pallet Recycle fire.

March 27, 2015
Multiple departments respond to Pallet Recycle fire.

By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief. PERE MARQUETTE TWP. — Multiple fire departments are currently fighting a fire at Pallet Recycle at the intersection of South Pere Marquette Highway and Chauvez Road.…

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Ludington city website experiencing technical issues.

March 27, 2015

LUDINGTON — The City of Ludington website, www.ludington.mi.us, is currently experiencing technical difficulties. According to a press release, the site, is housed and maintained by a company that recently did some internal…

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