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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.  Gustavo Marcos Lopez-Mitchel, the son of Guadalupe Lopez and Christian Mitchell of Ludington, was born March 13, 2017. Oliver Thomas Donald, the son of Alexa Gavrilides and Thomas Donald of Scottville, was…

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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 3. All county roads have been restricted since February 15, which meant reducing the maximum…

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Congratulations Orioles! Onward to the Breslin Center.

March 22, 2017
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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 Michigan state semifinals. The team has had an incredible year and the accomplishment of this…

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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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Arts in Motion offers art expression to those with special needs.

March 22, 2017

Arts in Motion offers art expression to those with special needs. Program kicks off Sunday.  #ArtsInMotion. LUDINGTON — Arts in Motion – Lakeshore will debut on Sunday, March 26 at Makers…

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Congressman Huizenga to host Facebook town hall meeting tonight.

March 22, 2017
Congressman Huizenga to host Facebook town hall meeting tonight.

Congressman Huizenga to host Facebook town hall meeting tonight.  WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Bill Huizenga (R-Holland) will hold a Facebook town hall with residents of the Second Congressional District (which includes…

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Obituary: Dale Frederick Smith, 49, Branch.

March 21, 2017
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Obituary: Dale Frederick Smith, 49, Branch. #MasonCountyDeaths. Dale Frederick Smith, 49 of Branch, passed away on March 18, 2017 at his home.  Dale was born January 31, 1968 in Ludington,…

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Spartan Proud: Marty Erickson: It’s all about that bass.

March 21, 2017
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Spartan Proud: Marty Erickson: It’s all about that bass. Hometown lessons molded a career as a world renowned musician Class of ’65 graduate #SpartanProud. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. Spartan Proud…

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Taylor Street construction begins Friday.

March 21, 2017

Taylor Street construction begins Friday.  #LudingtonNews. LUDINGTON — Taylor Street, between First and Sixth streets, will be under construction beginning Friday, March 24. Vehicle traffic will be reduced to one…

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Scottville commission sends rental ordinance proposal to attorney.

March 20, 2017
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Scottville commission sends rental ordinance proposal to attorney.  #ScottvilleNews. SCOTTVILLE — The Scottville City Commission voted unanimously Monday to have City Attorney Tracy Thompson, review the ordinance proposal that was…

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Michelle Spinner is ready to help customers at Smith & Eddy Insurance.

March 20, 2017
Michelle and Thomas and their children.

Michelle Spinner is ready to help customers at Smith & Eddy Insurance. SCOTTVILLE — Meet Michelle Spinner, she’s one of the friendly faces you’ll see at Smith & Eddy Insurance.…

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One of our heroes needs us, Riverton fire chief faces cancer battle.

March 20, 2017
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One of our heroes needs us, Riverton fire chief faces cancer battle. #CooperStrong. Editorial by Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. There are many people in our area who are currently fighting cancer and…

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Scottville commissioners to discuss rental ordinance.

March 20, 2017
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Scottville commissioners to discuss rental ordinance.  #ScottvilleNews. SCOTTVILLE — The Scottville City Commission is expected to discuss the proposed residential rental inspection ordinance during its regular meeting today at 5:30…

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LPD sees decrease in calls.

March 20, 2017
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LPD sees decrease in calls. #LudingtonNews. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. LUDINGTON — Ludington Police Department responded to 2,394 less calls in 2016 than it did in 2015, according to a…

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Drunk, drugged driving arrests among weekend police activity.

March 20, 2017
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Drunk, drugged driving arrests among weekend police activity. #MasonCountyNews   #PoliceNews The following is police activity over the weekend: Friday, March 17, 2017: – 2:37 a.m., (Michigan State Police), a…

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Spartan Proud: Ed Caspersen, from Scottville to a galaxy far far away.

March 19, 2017
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Spartan Proud: Ed Caspersen, from Scottville to a galaxy far far away. Class of ’94 graduate is technology supervisor for Star Wars animation. #SpartanProud. #MasonCountyCentral. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. Today we…

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