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Obituary: James Kelly, 85, Ludington.

June 19, 2018

Obituary: James Kelly, 85, Ludington. James Harold Kelly, 85, of Ludington joined his beloved wife Marge, daughter Mary, and son Jimmy in Heaven on June 19, 2018.  Jim was born in Detroit on January 8, 1933 to William and Mary Kelly and had two older brothers, Richard and Donald. Jim’s love for and commitment to Marge, Mary, and Jimmy along…

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Man faces 3-15 years in prison for cabin break-in spree.

June 19, 2018

Man faces 3-15 years in prison for cabin break-in spree. #MasonCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. LUDINGTON — A 26-year-old Sheridan Township man who went on a crime spree with an accomplice last March, breaking into cabins in the Tallman Lake area of Branch Township, pleaded…

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Woman pleads to reduced charge in ‘staged’ armed robbery.

June 19, 2018

Woman pleads to reduced charge in ‘staged’ armed robbery. #MasonCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. LUDINGTON — One of three young women involved in a staged armed robbery of a cash advance store last month pleaded guilty to a lesser charge of conspiracy to commit embezzlement…

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Teen pleads guilty to counterfeit money scam.

June 19, 2018

Teen pleads guilty to counterfeit money scam. #MasonCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. LUDINGTON — A 17-year-old Hamlin Township man pleaded guilty to a felony of publishing counterfeit money Tuesday, June…

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Miss Ludington Area Scholarship Pageant accepting applications.

June 19, 2018

Miss Ludington Area Scholarship Pageant accepting applications. LUDINGTON — Applications are being accepted for the 2018 Miss Ludington Area Scholarship Pageant, which will take place on Friday, August 3 at…

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WSCC professor publishes in scientific journal. 

June 19, 2018

WSCC professor publishes in scientific journal.  VICTORY TWP. – West Shore Community College announces the publication of a research study by Associate Professor of Biology Paul Bilinski in the May…

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Man pleads guilty to 3rd-offense failure to register as sex offender.

June 19, 2018

Man pleads guilty to 3rd-offense failure to register as sex offender. #MasonCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. LUDINGTON — A 56-year-old homeless man pleaded guilty to third-offense failure to register as…

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Invasive plant species walking tour to be held at Cartier Park.

June 19, 2018

Invasive plant species walking tour to be held at Cartier Park. LUDINGTON —  Members of the North Country Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area will be holding a walking tour through Cartier…

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Recent deaths, posted June 19, 2018

June 19, 2018

Recent deaths, posted June 19, 2018 #MasonCountyDeaths The following recent death has been reported to MCP: John J. Studnicka, 93, of Ludington, died on Thursday, June 14, 2018. Loraine Emms,…

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Drowning victim’s body recovered from PM Lake.

June 18, 2018

Drowning victim’s body recovered from PM Lake. #MasonCountyNews LUDINGTON — The body of Jay Phillip Cutter, 38, of Manistee County, was recovered from Pere Marquette Lake Monday, June 18, at…

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Domestic incident escalates into stabbing.

June 18, 2018

Domestic incident escalates into stabbing. #MasonCountyCrime GRANT TOWNSHIP — A 47-year-old Manistee man was arrested for felonious assault after allegedly stabbing a 42-year-old Ludington woman during a domestic violence situation…

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Manistee County man presumably drowns in PM Lake.

June 18, 2018

Manistee County man presumably drowns in PM Lake. #MasonCountyNews LUDINGTON — A 38-year-old Manistee County man presumably drowned in Pere Marquette Lake Sunday evening, June 17, and dive crews continue…

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Macker tournament seeing fewer injuries.

June 18, 2018

Macker tournament seeing fewer injuries. LUDINGTON — As another Gus Macker tournament is “in the books” with reflections about a great weekend of 3-on-3 street basketball, the emergency services team…

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Emergency personnel searching for man in PM Lake. 

June 17, 2018

Emergency personnel searching for man in PM Lake.  LUDINGTON — Emergency marine units are searching for a man who went missing in Pere Marquette Lake earlier this evening. Mason County…

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Civil War reenactment group at White Pine Village.

June 17, 2018

Civil War reenactment group at White Pine Village. PERE MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP — Battery D Civil War re-enactment group will be setting up camp at Historic White Pine Village and demonstrating…

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