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Distracted driving blamed for Victory crash.

June 23, 2017

Distracted driving blamed for Victory crash.  #MasonCountyNews. VICTORY TOWNSHIP — A 19-year-old Ludington woman was transported by ambulance to the hospital after a single vehicle crash on Victory Drive Friday afternoon. According to Mason County Sheriff Sgt. Mike Hanson, on scene, the woman was driving a Saturn Vue SUV eastbound on Victory Drive when she became distracted. The vehicle then…

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Big Sable Lighthouse bus trips begin Saturday.

June 23, 2017

Big Sable Lighthouse bus trips begin Saturday. #PureLudington #BigSableLighthouse #LudingtonStatePark. HAMLIN TOWNSHIP — The Sable Points Lighthouse Keepers Association has announced six bus event days at the Big Sable Lighthouse, located in Ludington State Park. The first bus day is Saturday June 24 with round…

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Lakeside Civic Players present [title of show] in August.

June 23, 2017

Lakeside Civic Players present [title of show] in August.    LUDINGTON — The Lakeside Civic Players will present the musical [title of show] in August at the Ludington Area Center for the Arts. [title of show] is a musical about two nobodies named Hunter and…

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Obituary: Bernard Kamphuis, 77, Branch.

June 22, 2017

Obituary: Bernard Kamphuis, 77, Branch.  Bernard James Kamphuis, 77, passed away on Thursday, June 22, 2017 at his home on Emerson Lake in Branch.  Bernard was born on December 10, 1939…

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Recent deaths, posted June 22, 2017.

June 22, 2017

#MasonCountyDeaths The following recent deaths have been reported to MCP: Bernard James Kamphuis, 77, died on Thursday, June 22, 2017 at his home on Emerson Lake in Branch. Arrangements by Wyman…

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Veterans mall to be dedicated Sunday; Charette bust installed today.

June 22, 2017

Veterans mall to be dedicated Sunday; Charette bust installed today. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. LUDINGTON — On the night of March 26, 1953, Chinese soldiers in North Korea attacked three…

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Resisting police, possession of drugs charge tops recent arraignments.

June 22, 2017

Resisting police, possession of drugs charge tops recent arraignments. #MasonCountyCrime. By Alan Neushwander, Contributing Writer. The following were recently arraigned in 79th District Court: Felonies -Erin Nicole Granlund, 19, no…

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79th District Court sentencings and dismissals

June 22, 2017

79th District Court sentencings and dismissals. #MasonCountyCrime. By Alan Neushwander, Contributing Writer. LUDINGTON — The following were recently sentenced in Mason County’s 79th District Court: -Evan James Robison, 18, of…

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Pistol stolen from Hamlin home.

June 22, 2017

Pistol stolen from Hamlin home. #MasonCountyCrime HAMLIN TOWNSHIP — A 9 mm pistol was reported stolen from a home Wednesday, June 21, at 8:58 p.m. in the 1800 block of…

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Recent births, reported June 21, 2017.

June 21, 2017

Recent births, reported June 21, 2017. #MasonCountyBirths Births took place at Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital, unless indicated otherwise.  Casimir Austin Lux, the son of Lauren and Seneca Lux of Ludington, was born…

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Ammo stolen during break-in.

June 21, 2017

Ammo stolen during break-in. #MasonCountyCrime FOUNTAIN — Ammunition was stolen during a breaking and entering to a home in the 5000 block of North Foster Street Tuesday, June 20, at 12:04…

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Former college president to get paid $144K to resign.

June 20, 2017

Former college president to get paid $144K to resign. #WestShoreCommunityCollege. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. VICTORY TOWNSHIP (Mason County) – Dr. Kenneth Urban, now the former president of West Shore Community…

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Eden Twp. crash victim suffered extremities fractures, driver charged with OWI.

June 20, 2017
Eden Twp. crash victim suffered extremities fractures, driver charged with OWI.

Eden Twp. crash victim suffered extremities fractures, driver charged.  #MasonCountyNews. EDEN TOWNSHIP — Roy James Alltop, 46, 3745 132nd Ave., Hart, was arraigned earlier this week in Mason County’s 79th…

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Obituary: Io Stark, 100, Scottville.

June 20, 2017

Obituary: Io Stark, 100, Scottville.  Io Lyene Stark, 100, of Scottville passed away on Sunday, June 18, 2017 at Tendercare of Ludington.  Io was born on June 7, 1917 in…

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WSCC president resigns.

June 20, 2017

WSCC president resigns. #WestShoreCommunityCollege By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. VICTORY TOWNSHIP – Dr. Kenneth Urban, the president of West Shore Community College, has resigned. WSCC Board of Trustees Chairman Bruce Smith…

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Obituary: Robert Edward Kran, Sr., 92, Free Soil.

June 20, 2017

Obituary: Robert Edward Kran, Sr., 92, Free Soil. Robert Edward Kran, Sr. 92 of Free Soil, passed away on Sunday June 18, 2017 at Spectrum Health Blodgett Campus in Grand…

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Traffic stop leads to warrant arrests.

June 20, 2017

Traffic stop leads to warrant arrests. #MasonCountyCrime PERE MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP — A 19-year-old Brainerd, Minnesota man was arrested by the Mason County Sheriff’s Office on two felony warrants, one issued…

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Playground planned for Ludington State Park.

June 19, 2017

Playground planned for Ludington State Park. #LudingtonStatePark Join the Friends of Ludington State Park Tuesday, June 20, from 5-7 p.m., to review plans for a new family-friendly, inclusive playground at…

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Scottville Clown Band Patriotic Concert, MCC Carnival, Movie

June 27, 2017, 6:30pm - June 27, 2017, 10:30pm

The Scottville Clown Band holds its annual Patriotic Concert at 7 p.m. But, the fun begins at 6:30 p.m. with the Mason County Central Schools Summer Carnival, featuring games for kids of all ages. Dur...

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EMS and Ludington Fire Dept. medical first responders have been called to the carferry dock. The SS Badger, en-route to Manitowoc, Wis., is turning back to Ludington for a medical emergency. It is about 30 minutes out, at 9:45 p.m. ... See MoreSee Less

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