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Clown Band members share feelings of missing the Fourth.

July 4, 2020

Clown Band members share feelings of missing the Fourth. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief, Life member, Scottville Clown Band LUDINGTON — Fourth of July, Independence Day. It’s a day of tradition for many Americans. Those of us who live or visit Mason County often have the tradition of lining up along Ludington Avenue to watch the Ludington Area Jaycees Freedom Festival…

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The Declaration of Independence

July 4, 2020

The Declaration of Independence IN CONGRESS, July 4, 1776. The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America, When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to…

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Emergency personnel respond to boat emergency.

July 4, 2020

Emergency personnel respond to boat emergency. LUDINGTON — Emergency personnel responded to Loomis Street boat launch Saturday morning, assisting six boaters, including three children, who were possibly suffering from heightened carbon monoxide exposure. The boat was reported three miles south of Ludington near the Pumped…

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Man rescued from Lake Michigan following hours long search.

July 3, 2020

Man rescued from Lake Michigan following hours long search. Editor’s Note: Mason County Press typically does not report on suicide related calls, unless the incidences take place on public property,…

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Hospital ER does not perform COVID tests; patients asked to call hotline, contact physician. 

July 3, 2020

Hospital ER does not perform COVID tests; patients asked to call hotline, contact physician.  LUDINGTON — Personnel at Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital are requesting that anyone who believes they are…

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Obituary: Mary Schulz, 91, Grand Rapids, formerly of Scottville.

July 3, 2020

Obituary: Mary Schulz, 91, Grand Rapids, formerly of Scottville. Mary L. Schulz, 91, of Grand Rapids, former resident of Scottville, passed away on Thursday, July 2, 2020 at Samaritas Senior…

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Fin & Feather Club meetings to begin again.

July 3, 2020

Fin & Feather Club meetings to begin again. SHERMAN TOWNSHIP — The Fin & Feather Club will be holding monthly meetings once again, starting Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at 6 p.m.…

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Recent arraignments include felony drunk driving.

July 2, 2020

Recent arraignments include felony drunk driving. By Alan Neushwander. Contributing Writer LUDINGTON — The following were recently arraigned in Mason County’s 79th District Court: Felonies -Douglas Wayne Blendin, 58, of…

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Police news.

July 2, 2020

Police news. #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 activity in Mason…

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Recent births, posted July 2, 2020

July 2, 2020

Recent births, posted July 2, 2020 The birth announcements are a presentation of Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital.  The following births have been reported: (Unless indicated otherwise, births took place at…

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Obituary: Kenneth Steiner, 90, Ludington.

July 2, 2020

Obituary: Kenneth Steiner, 90, Ludington. Kenneth Joseph Steiner, 90, of Ludington passed away peacefully on February 23, 2020 of natural causes.   Ken was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph…

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Recent deaths, posted July 2, 2020

July 2, 2020

Recent deaths, posted July 2, 2020 The following recent death has been reported to MCP: Madeline Gibbons, 85, of Baldwin died on Wednesday, July 1 at her home near Wolf…

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Sunshine, hot temps continue

July 2, 2020

Sunshine, hot temps continue Smith & Eddy Insurance Weather. The weather is a presentation of Smith & Eddy Insurance, with offices in Scottville, Ludington, and Manistee: Mostly clear skies tonight…

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Whitmer re-closing select bars.

July 1, 2020

Whitmer re-closing select bars.  LANSING — Governor Whitmer today signed her 143rd executive order, this time re-closing indoor service at bars that earn more than 70% of their income through…

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US 31 to be closed from Sugar Grove to Scottville, July 7. 

July 1, 2020

US 31 to be closed from Sugar Grove to Scottville, July 7.  Beginning Tuesday, July 7, US 31 will be closed between US 10 and Sugar Grove Road. The $2.4…

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