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Obituary: James Chase, 87, Scottville.

February 25, 2017
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Obituary: James Chase, 87, Scottville.  #MasonCountyDeaths. James Thayer Chase, 87, of Scottville, passed away peacefully at his home February 24, 2017.  Jim was born December 17, 1929 in Mt Pleasant to Edward and Gertrude Chase.  He graduated from Ludington High School in 1947 and served in the US Air Force during the Korean War.  He married Marie E Erickson of Ludington…

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Semi slides off PM Highway.

February 25, 2017
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Semi slides off PM Highway.  #MasonCountyNews. Get news updates directly to your phone or tablet. Download the MCP App from your device’s app store.  By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief.  PERE MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP — Slippery roads caused a House of Flavors manufacturing semi truck and trailer to…

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Recent death, posted Feb. 24, 2017.

February 24, 2017

#MasonCountyDeaths The following recent death has been reported to MCP: James T. Chase, 87, of Scottville died on Friday, February 24.  Funeral arrangements are pending at Wyman Funeral & Cremation Services – Stephens Funeral Home, Scottville. See full list of 2017 deaths here. 

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Driver injured following Free Soil Twp. crash.

February 24, 2017
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Driver injured following Free Soil Twp. crash.  #MasonCountyNews. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief.  FREE SOIL TWP. — A 62-year-old Free Soil Township woman was injured after the vehicle she was driving…

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Drug charges, assault top Mason County arraignments

February 24, 2017
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Drug charges, assault top Mason County arraignments #MasonCountyCourts By Alan Neushwander, Contributing Writer. The following were recently arraigned in Mason County’s 79th District Court: Felonies Joshua Paul Barnaby, 44, of…

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79th District Court sentencings, reported Feb. 24, 2017.

February 24, 2017
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79th District Court sentencings, reported Feb. 24, 2017. #MasonCountyCourts By Alan Neushwander, Contributing Writer. The following were recently sentenced in 79th District Court: Rodney Leroy Saddler, 46, no address listed,…

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2016 was record tourism year for Mason County.

February 24, 2017
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2016 was record tourism year for Mason County.  #MasonCountyTourism LUDINGTON  – Mason County closed another strong tourism season in 2016, with steady hotel room rental income from 2015, record-breaking attendance…

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Recent births, posted Feb. 24, 2017.

February 24, 2017
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Recent births, reported Feb. 24, 2017.  #MasonCountyBirths Recent births are brought to you by Shelby Gem Factory. See more information below.  Births took place at Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital, unless indicated…

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MSP investigates cash theft.

February 23, 2017
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MSP investigates cash theft. #MasonCountyNews #Police News FOUNTAIN — Michigan State Police troopers from the Hart post were called to the 6000 block of First Street to investigate a larceny…

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Weather spotter training to be offered.

February 23, 2017

Weather spotter training to be offered.  HART — A free weather spotter training course will be offered on Saturday, April 15 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Oceana County…

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Charging for Stearns Park parking not a wise choice.

February 23, 2017

Charging for Stearns Park parking not a wise choice. Editorial by Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief.  It’s no secret that Ludington is one of the tourist hot spots along the Lake Michigan…

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Recent death, posted Feb. 23, 2017.

February 23, 2017

#MasonCountyDeaths The following recent death has been reported to MCP: Verna Rader, 65, of Scottville died on Monday, February 20, 2017 at Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital.  Arrangements by Wyman Funeral &…

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Fountain to dedicate sculpture April 15.

February 22, 2017
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Fountain to dedicate sculpture April 15.  FOUNTAIN — The Village of Fountain will hold a day-long event, Fountain Heritage Day, celebrating the dedication of the village’s new sculpture on Saturday,…

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Obituary: Elizabeth Miller, 85, Ludington.

February 22, 2017
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Obituary: Elizabeth Miller, 85, Ludington.  #MasonCountyDeaths. Elizabeth Ann Miller, 85, of Ludington, entered into heaven on Tuesday, February 15, 2017 at Oakview Medical Care Facility in Ludington. Elizabeth was born…

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Attorney argues motions in CSC case.

February 22, 2017
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Branch man, 20, faces up to life in prison for CSC. #MasonCountyNews #CourtNews By Allison Scarbrough. Editor. LUDINGTON — The attorney representing a 20-year-old Branch man who faces up to…

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Recent deaths, posted Feb. 22, 2017.

February 22, 2017

#MasonCountyDeaths The following recent deaths have been reported to MCP: Lynn Marie Cole, 51, of Ludington, died on Saturday, February 18, 2017 at Butterworth Hospital in Grand Rapids.  Arrangements by…

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Local man faces 7-40 years in prison for break-ins.

February 21, 2017
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Local man faces 7-40 years in prison for break-ins. #MasonCountyNews #CourtNews By Allison Scarbrough. Editor LUDINGTON — A 26-year-old Sheridan Township man faces 7-40 years in prison after pleading guilty…

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Local woman admits to stealing her grandmother’s checks.

February 21, 2017
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Local woman admits to stealing her grandmother’s checks. #MasonCountyNews #CourtNews By Allison Scarbrough. Editor. LUDINGTON — A Pere Marquette Township woman admitted to stealing her grandmother’s checks Tuesday, Feb. 21,…

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