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History: Quarantined in Riverton

March 28, 2020

History: Quarantined in Riverton Editor’s Note: MC History Spotlight is a regular history column brought to you by Ludington Woods Assisted Living and Memory Care. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. The recent events of the mass stay at home orders and self quarantines are not unique to history. Much as been written lately of the events of the flu pandemic of…

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The Scoop: Sen. VanderWall speaks about health care policy.

March 28, 2020
The Scoop: Sen. VanderWall speaks about health care policy.

The Scoop: Sen. VanderWall speaks about health care policy. Today’s edition of The Scoop features Sen. Curt VanderWall speaking about health care access. It was filmed on March 13. On that same day, we interviewed Sen. VanderWall about the COVID-19 crisis as it was unfolding.…

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Mental Health Matters: Managing stress and anxiety during the COVID-19 pandemic

March 28, 2020

Mental Health Matters: Managing stress and anxiety during the COVID-19 pandemic By Alan Neushwander The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has created a new normal for our daily lives. Nonessential businesses are closed, kids are on extended breaks from school, sports have been canceled, social distancing is…

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Man who left bloody mess at hotel arraigned for resisting arrest, disorderly.

March 28, 2020

Man who left bloody mess at hotel arraigned for resisting arrest, disorderly. #MasonCountyCrime. LUDINGTON — Zachariah Paul Gerovac, 22, of 7807 E. US 10, Branch, was arraigned Saturday, March 28,…

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Exception 7 – Not Just Another Loophole

March 28, 2020

Exception 7 – Not Just Another Loophole Watson Country Outdoor Report. By Joan Young, MCP/OCP outdoors writer. The Watson Country Outdoor Report is a presentation of the Watson Auto Group,…

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Mt. Pleasant man faces up to 10 years imprisonment on stabbing charge.

March 27, 2020

Mt. Pleasant man faces up to 10 years imprisonment on stabbing charge. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. #MasonCountyCrime. LUDINGTON — Jade Free-Spirit-Bear Pelcher, 29, of 253 S. Chippewa Road, Mt. Pleasant,…

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Governor says it’s unlikely schools will reopen this year.

March 27, 2020

Governor says it’s unlikely schools will reopen this year. Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, in a radio interview today, said that it is unlikely that Michigan K-12 schools will reopen this…

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Troopers, deputies arrest man after bloody scene at hotel.

March 27, 2020

Troopers, deputies arrest man after bloody scene at hotel. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. AMBER TOWNSHIP — A 22-year-old Branch man was arrested by Michigan State Police troopers from the Hart…

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Community Updates, posted March 27, 2020.

March 27, 2020

Community Updates, posted March 27, 2020. This list is being posted daily on Mason County Press and Oceana County Press. It may be updated frequently throughout the day. It includes…

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Hospital walk-in clinic closes.

March 27, 2020

Hospital walk-in clinic closes. LUDINGTON — The walk-in clinic at Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital has temporarily shut down, along with all Spectrum Health walk-in clinics. Spectrum Health is offering alternatives…

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Recent deaths, posted March 27, 2020

March 27, 2020

Recent deaths, posted March 27, 2020 The following recent deaths have been reported to MCP: June E. Dombrouski, 95, of Irons died on Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at her home. …

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Police report, March 27, 2020.

March 27, 2020

Police report, March 27, 2020. #MasonCountyCrime 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 recent police…

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Health department policy protects COVID-19 patients’ privacy.

March 26, 2020

Health department policy protects COVID-19 patients’ privacy. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. In order to protect patients’ privacy, District Health Department #10 does not release specific information about COVID-19 patients, such…

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LASD modifies food drop-offs, adds locations.

March 26, 2020

LASD modifies food drop-offs, adds locations. LUDINGTON — Ludington Area School District is modifying its food delivery program beginning next week. Delivery dates will be moved from five days a…

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Senator urges us to do our part during COVID-19 crisis.

March 26, 2020

Senator urges us to do our part during COVID-19 crisis. Letter to the Editor by Sen. Curt VanderWall. Letters to the editor are the opinion of the writer and do…

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