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Farewell Ken Stevens, shoot pretty forever more.

October 21, 2014

By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief.  Over the past 27 years in journalism I have met many colleagues in the profession. A select few of those stand-out as mentors and friends. Monday, I heard the news that one of those colleagues/friends/mentors died suddenly at the young age of 51. Ken Stevens was media specialist at M-Live.com/Muskegon Chronicle, where he had worked for 28…

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Man arrested for being disorderly, intoxicated.

October 21, 2014
Man arrested for being disorderly, intoxicated.

The Sheriff’s Report is brought to you by Springstead Law Offices, with locations in Hart and Fremont, 231-873-4022 (Hart),www.springsteadlaw.com and Carter Lumber, 2323 U.S. 10-31, Ludington, 231-757-9000;www.carterlumber.com. PERE MARQUETTE TWP. — A 29-year-old Durand man was arrested by Mason County sheriff’s deputies Monday afternoon for…

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‘A Christmas Story’ play to perform this holiday season.

October 21, 2014

LUDINGTON — “A Christmas Story” will take the stage this December through a collaboration between Lakeside Civic Players and West Shore Community College. The holiday classic, complete with Red Rider BB guns, leg lamps, and Ralphie will be playing at the Ludington Area Center for the Arts…

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Poetry workshop at arts center.

October 21, 2014

LUDINGTON — West Shore Words Poetry Celebration is a series of events that invites everyone to revel in the powerful, fun and vital act of reading, writing and listening to…

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Sherman Township residents eligible for flood insurance.

October 21, 2014

SHERMAN TWP.  – Sherman Township has joined over 21,000 communities nationwide that are allowed to purchase federally backed flood insurance. The availability follows the community’s adoption and enforcement of ordinances…

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Pentwater PD warns of scam

October 21, 2014
Pentwater PD warns of scam

The Pentwater Police Department is warning residents of a mail scam and is advising that if anyone receives a check from All Pro Freight Systems, Inc. of Avon, Ohio to…

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Car-deer crashes among MSP activity

October 21, 2014
Car-deer crashes among MSP activity

The Michigan State Police Report is brought to you by Springstead Law Offices, with locations in Hart and Fremont, 231-873-4022 (Hart),www.springsteadlaw.com and Carter Lumber, 2323 U.S. 10-31, Ludington, 231-757-9000;www.carterlumber.com. Monday,…

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Sunny today, freezing tonight.

October 21, 2014
Sunny today, freezing tonight.

The weather is brought to you by Urka Auto Center, 3736 W. U.S. 10, Ludington, www.urkaautos.com. Tuesday, October 21, 2014: Sun and a few passing clouds. High 49F. Winds NNE at 10…

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Consumers settles with 17 of 19 plaintiffs over wind turbine farm.

October 20, 2014
Consumers settles with 17 of 19 plaintiffs over wind turbine farm.

LUDINGTON — Consumers Energy Co. has settled a lawsuit with 17 residents from Riverton and Summit townships over the Lake Winds Energy Park. The trial was scheduled to being this…

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Dillon and college part ways.

October 20, 2014
Dillon and college part ways.

‘I have never been in favor of rewarding bad behavior or poor performance,’ Trustee Bruce Smith. By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief.  VICTORY TWP. — After 16 years as president of West…

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College enrollment down 9.4%.

October 20, 2014

By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief.  VICTORY TWP. — Enrollment at West Shore Community College has decreased 9.4% compared to the 2013 fall semester, but is similar to the college’s enrollment in…

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Franz to host director of Dept. of Veterans Affairs in Manistee.

October 20, 2014

MANISTEE — State Rep. Ray Franz will welcome Adjutant General Gregory Vadnais, director of the Michigan Department of Veterans Affairs, to the Manistee Armory for a veterans town hall meeting on Oct.…

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MSP arrests man for pot possession

October 20, 2014
MSP arrests man for pot possession

The Michigan State Police Report is brought to you by Springstead Law Offices, with locations in Hart and Fremont, 231-873-4022 (Hart),www.springsteadlaw.com and Carter Lumber, 2323 U.S. 10-31, Ludington, 231-757-9000;www.carterlumber.com. Friday,…

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Free Soil man injured in motorcycle crash.

October 20, 2014
Free Soil man injured in motorcycle crash.

The Police Report is brought to you by Springstead Law Offices, with locations in Hart and Fremont, 231-873-4022 (Hart),www.springsteadlaw.com and Carter Lumber, 2323 U.S. 10-31, Ludington, 231-757-9000;www.carterlumber.com. GRANT TWP. —…

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Children’s social-emotional health topic of parent meeting.

October 20, 2014

LUDINGTON — The Mason County Parent Coalition will hold a parent connection meeting on Thursday, October 30 from 5:30- 7:30 pm at the United Methodist Church of Ludington. The speaker will be Jessica Bennett,…

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Hunter found after 2 hour-plus search.

October 20, 2014

By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief.  SHERIDAN TWP. — A 65-year-old Ludington man was found in the woods of northeastern Mason County after a nearly 3 hour search this morning. Mason County Sheriff…

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Mostly cloudy today.

October 20, 2014
Mostly cloudy today.

The weather is brought to you by Urka Auto Center, 3736 W. U.S. 10, Ludington, www.urkaautos.com. Monday, October 20, 2014: Mostly cloudy skies. Slight chance of a rain shower. High 53F. Winds…

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Coast Guard rescues man from PM Lake this morning.

October 19, 2014

LUDINGTON — A 67-year-old Ludington man, who was attempting to rescue his dog, was rescued from Pere Marquette Lake around 8 a.m. this morning by Coast Guard personnel. Petty Officer…

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