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Arts center 6th annual craft show taking applications

September 1, 2014

LUDINGTON — Applications for this year’s Ludington Area Center for the Arts Holiday Craft Show are available. The indoor show is 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 29 at the Ludington Area Center for the Arts, 107 S. Harrison St., Ludington. This is the sixth year for the Thanksgiving weekend event which showcases handmade craft items, a Christmas resale shop, the…

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Breakwater closed

September 1, 2014

LUDINGTON — The north breakwater is closed to facilitate salvage of the boat that crashed Sunday night. See related story.

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1 injured after boat hits breakwater

August 31, 2014
1 injured after boat hits breakwater

By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief.  LUDINGTON — One person was injured after a 34-foot boat hit the north breakwater around 9:30 p.m. Sunday. According to Mason County Sheriff’s Marine Deputy Matt Warmuskerken, the boat was traveling between 25 to 35 mph, heading south. Warmuskerken said captain/owner…

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MCC jazz band performing at Detroit Jazz Festival Sunday

August 30, 2014
MCC jazz band performing at Detroit Jazz Festival Sunday

By Kate Krieger. MCP Senior Correspondent. SCOTTVILLE – Not many high schools offer jazz band as an elective and even for those schools that do, the bands rarely have the…

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The Wall stirs emotions

August 30, 2014
The Wall stirs emotions

Commentary by Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief. LUDINGTON — Over the past several days I have been in awe over the Mason County Allied Veterans Traveling Wall Project: The Cost of Freedom.…

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Welcome to the world! Recent births.

August 29, 2014
Welcome to the world! Recent births.

Birth announcements are sponsored by ABC Kidz/Purple Monkey, 123 E. Ludington Ave. Check them out here on Facebook.  Welcome to the world! Jonathon Michael Ely Rankin, the son of Angela and Gregory…

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Hospital helistop fully functional again

August 29, 2014
Hospital helistop fully functional again

LUDINGTON — The helistop at Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital is operational again. The helistop, which opened earlier this winter, had been closed for night flights since Wednesday, Aug. 27. “We…

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Branch woman arrested for fighting.

August 29, 2014
Branch woman arrested for fighting.

The Sheriff’s Report is brought to you by Carter Lumber, 2323 U.S. 10-31, Ludington, 231-757-9000;www.carterlumber.com. PERE MARQUETTE TWP. — Deputies from Mason County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 27-year-old Branch woman…

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Ludington man arrested for rape, home invasion.

August 29, 2014
Ludington man arrested for rape, home invasion.

LUDINGTON — A 22-year-old Ludington man has been charged with criminal sexual conduct first degree, along with several other charges, in relation to an incident that took place Monday, Aug.…

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79th District Court arraignments

August 29, 2014
79th District Court arraignments

By Allison Scarbrough. Contributing Editor. LUDINGTON — The following were arraigned recently in front of the 79th District Court Magistrate: Felonies - Andrea Benet Pena, 34, of 6425 W. Linden…

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79th District Court.

August 29, 2014
79th District Court.

By Allison Scarbrough. Contributing Editor. LUDINGTON — The following was sentenced recently in 79th District Court: - Gerald Dale Griffin, 51, of 3763 S. Pere Marquette Hwy, Ludington, was found…

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Sheriff encourages drivers to use caution as school year starts.

August 29, 2014
Sheriff encourages drivers to use caution as school year starts.

The new school year begins Tuesday, Sept. 2. Mason County Sheriff Kim Cole is asking drivers to be aware of school buses and the young passengers they are carrying. “We…

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Thunderstorms likely today.

August 29, 2014
Thunderstorms likely today.

The weather is brought to you by Urka Auto Center, 3736 W. U.S. 10, Ludington, www.urkaautos.com. Friday, August 29, 2014: Widespread showers and thunderstorms developing by early afternoon. Cloudy with temperatures…

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Ludington native flew night missions over Vietnam.

August 28, 2014
Ludington native flew night missions over Vietnam.

The traveling Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall will be on display at Ludington City Park until Sunday, Aug. 31. For more information, click on the Mason County Allied Veterans Wall Project…

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Fund raiser will help woman who gives back to the community.

August 28, 2014
Fund raiser will help woman who gives back to the community.

By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief.  HAMLIN TWP. — The community is helping out a person who has devoted her life to helping others. On Saturday and Sunday, a fundraising event will…

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Obit: Willadeen Rader, 89, Branch

August 28, 2014
Obit: Willadeen Rader, 89, Branch

Willadeen “Billie” Rader, age 89 of Branch, passed away on Monday, August 25, 2014 at Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital.  Billie was born on November 15, 1924 in Oceana County, the daughter…

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Scottville senior center to observe healthy aging month.

August 28, 2014

SCOTTVILLE — The Scottville Area Senior Center has several events planned in observance of National Healthy Aging Month. - Wednesday, Sept. 10, 17, 24 at 10:30 a.m.: Nicole Smith, health…

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Making summer pike fishing worthwhile

August 28, 2014

Weekly Fishing Tip: Catching big pike in the summer Most anglers consider winter the best time to catch a trophy-sized pike, but following a few key pointers can make summer…

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