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SPD releases video of Friday crash.

June 14, 2021

SPD releases video of Friday crash. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. SCOTTVILLE — The Scottville Police Department has released video of a crash that occurred in downtown Scottville Friday, June 11. While there were no injuries in the crash, a split second difference could have meant serious injuries, as indicated by the video Police Chief Matt Murphy said. The video, taken…

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Ludington man arrested following Mackinac Bridge road rage.

June 14, 2021

Ludington man arrested following Mackinac Bridge road rage. MACKINAC COUNTY — William Pirkola, 65, of Ludington, was arrested Saturday by Michigan State Police following a road rage incident on the Mackinac Bridge. According to UpNorth.com/7&4 News, the incident began on eastbound US 2 when two…

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Video: Summer meals for kids begin.

June 14, 2021

Video: Summer meals for kids begin. Spartan News is a presentation of Mason County Central Schools in partnership with Mason County Press. Free summer meals for kids have begun. The program is countywide and presented by all three public schools. Today, Kate Krieger-Watkins speaks with…

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Cole named Michigan Sheriff of the Year. 

June 14, 2021

Cole named Michigan Sheriff of the Year.  Mason County Sheriff Kim Cole was named the Michigan Sheriffs’ Association Sheriff of the Year Sunday evening.  The Terrence L. Jungel Sheriff of…

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Motorcyclist dies following Saturday evening crash.

June 14, 2021

Motorcyclist dies following Saturday evening crash. BRANCH TOWNSHIP — James Edward Kent, 43, of Idlewild, died following a single vehicle crash late Saturday evening, June 12, 2021. According to Mason…

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Weekend police news, June 14, 2021.

June 14, 2021

Weekend police news, June 14, 2021. The police news is a presentation of Lenz-Balder Insurance, offering Nationwide Insurance, 201 E. Court St., Ludington, 231-845-6279, www.lenzbalderins.com. The following is police activity…

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Sunshine continues Tuesday, Wednesday.

June 14, 2021

Sunshine continues Tuesday, Wednesday. The weather is a presentation of Smith & Eddy Insurance, with offices in Scottville, Ludington, and Manistee: Clear to partly cloudy skies tonight. Low temperature of…

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Obituary: Elizabeth Bogner, 97, of Ludington.

June 13, 2021

Obituary: Elizabeth Bogner, 97, of Ludington. Elizabeth Edlay Bogner, 97, of Ludington, passed away on Monday, June 7, 2021. “Edlay”, as her friends and family called her, was born on…

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Sunny Monday, highs in mid-70s.

June 13, 2021

Sunny Monday, highs in mid-70s. The weather is a presentation of Smith & Eddy Insurance, with offices in Scottville, Ludington, and Manistee: Overcast tonight with rain showers at times, 50%…

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Funeral procession to honor former Fountain fire chief Jerry Chancellor

June 12, 2021

Funeral procession to honor former Fountain fire chief Jerry Chancellor A funeral procession with emergency vehicles will honor former Fountain Area Fire Department Fire Chief Jerry Chancellor today following Chancellor’s…

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Demo derby car catches fire inside Custer garage.

June 12, 2021

Demo derby car catches fire inside Custer garage. CUSTER — A demolition derby car caught fire, which caused an explosion inside a garage at 125 N. Custer Road late Friday…

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Vehicle strikes building in downtown Scottville.

June 11, 2021

Vehicle strikes building in downtown Scottville, 4 transported to hospital. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. SCOTTVILLE — A vehicle crashed into a building and another vehicle in downtown Scottville Friday afternoon,…

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News Alert: Vehicle crash in Scottville

June 11, 2021

SCOTTVILLE— A vehicle crash has caused State Street (US 10) east of Main Street to be closed. Several injuries. Vehicle has run into a building.

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Todd Reed’s new book celebrates half century of photography.

June 11, 2021

Todd Reed’s new book celebrates half century of photography. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. LUDINGTON — For 50 years Todd Reed has captured the beauty of Michigan through his photographs. That…

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MCC 8th graders participate in a virtual mock congressional hearing 

June 11, 2021

MCC 8th graders participate in a virtual mock congressional hearing  By Kate Goodman, MCP correspondant.  Spartan News is a presentation of Mason County Central Public Schools in partnership with Mason…

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