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MC History Spotlight: The origins of Ludington carferries nearly killed the town’s namesake.

April 19, 2019

MC History Spotlight: The origins of Ludington carferries nearly killed the town’s namesake. MC History Spotlight is a weekly history column brought to you by Ludington Woods Living and Memory Care. Each week this column features a story from our county’s past. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. Editor’s Note: In observance of the seasonal opening of the Port of Ludington Maritime…

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Community Cats TNR reaches 900th cat milestone.

April 19, 2019

Community Cats TNR reaches 900th cat milestone.  LUDINGTON — Community Cats TNR, a local, non-profit group of volunteers, in partnership with Country Veterinary Clinic, and Animal Hospital of Ludington, has trap-neuter-returned (TNR) the 900th community cat.    The cat, a young black and white male,…

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Plummer to perform World War II one-man play at Ramsdell.

April 18, 2019

Plummer to perform World War II one-man play at Ramsdell. MANISTEE — The Ramsdell Regional Center for the Arts presents “Live from the Front: Byline Ernie Pyle” as part of the Tightlines for Troops celebration on Saturday, May 18, 2019, at 7:30 p.m. at the…

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Military friend of murder suspect ‘shocked’ by allegations.

April 18, 2019

Military friend of murder suspect ‘shocked’ by allegations. #MasonCountyNews By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. LUDINGTON — A man who served in the National Guard with now murder suspect Corey Ryan Beekman…

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Obituary: Erika Winkel, 45, Ludington.

April 18, 2019

Obituary: Erika Winkel, 45, Ludington. Erika Winkel, 45, passed away at her home in Ludington on April 16, 2019. All who knew Erika would describe her as a gifted and…

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Obituary: Rosemary Perrone, 60, Scottville.

April 18, 2019

Obituary: Rosemary Perrone, 60, Scottville. Rosemary Perrone, 60, formerly of Benton Harbor, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at her home in Scottville. Rosemary was born June 17,…

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Uttering and publishing charges top felony arraignments, posted April 18, 2019.

April 18, 2019

Uttering and publishing charges top felony arraignments, posted April 18, 2019.  #MasonCountyCrime. LUDINGTON — The following were recently arraigned in Mason County’s 79th District Court: Felonies -Jeffrey Clay Young, 49,…

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79th District Court sentencings, posted April 18, 2019.

April 18, 2019

79th District Court sentencings, posted April 18, 2019. #MasonCountyCrime. LUDINGTON — The following were recently sentenced in Mason County’s 79th District Court: -Carrie Ann Carr, 38, of 115 W. Second…

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Retired teacher, alumnus express support for Ludington school bond.

April 18, 2019

Retired teacher, alumnus express support for Ludington school bond. Letters to the editor are opinion editorials submitted by readers. Letters to the editor are a long tradition in American journalism.…

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WSCC nursing students hold symposium.

April 18, 2019

WSCC nursing students hold symposium. VICTORY TOWNSHIP — West Shore Community College’s graduating nursing students held a nursing symposium on Wednesday, April 17, in the college’s Tech Center atrium. The…

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Win With Wellness event to partner kids with seniors at Oakview.

April 18, 2019

Win With Wellness event to partner kids with seniors at Oakview.  LUDINGTON — Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital’s Win With Wellness Fit Club program is partnering with Oakview Medical Care Facility…

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Joe Lancour Memorial Scholarship Golf Scramble is May 31.

April 18, 2019

Joe Lancour Memorial Scholarship Golf Scramble is May 31. HAMLIN TOWNSHIP — The inaugural Joe Lancour Memorial Scholarship Golf Scramble will be held Friday, May 31 at Lincoln Hills Golf…

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Michigan launches industrial hemp ag pilot program.

April 18, 2019

Michigan launches industrial hemp ag pilot program. LANSING – Farmers, processors and institutions of higher learning who are interested in Michigan’s newest agricultural crop – industrial hemp – will now…

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Drug take back day is April 27.

April 18, 2019

Drug take back day is April 27. LUDINGTON — National Prescription Drug Take Back Day will be held on Saturday, April 27. Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital is collaborating with local…

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More rain possible today.

April 18, 2019

More rain possible today. Smith & Eddy Insurance Weather. Thursday, April 18, 2019. Showers early becoming steady light rain later in the day. Cloudy in the evening. High 51; low…

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