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Welcome to the world! Recent births.

September 4, 2015
Welcome to the world! Recent births.

Welcome to the world! Recent births are brought to you by Linda’s Baby Shop and Shelby Gem Factory. See more information about these fine businesses below.  Births took place at Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital, unless indicated otherwise.  Axel Duke DeHaan, the son of Megan and Colin DeHaan of Ludington, was born Aug. 27, 2015. BrookLyn Lee Perry, the daughter of Lacy Bozeman and…

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79th District Court arraignments.

September 4, 2015
79th District Court arraignments.

By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. LUDINGTON — The following were arraigned recently in 79th District Court: Felonies Christopher Ross Betzer, 20, 2063 N. Sherman Road, Hamlin Township, was arrested Aug. 28, 2015 by Ludington Police Department (LPD) for a felony of possession of a controlled substance.…

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79th District Court sentencings and dismissals.

September 4, 2015

By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. LUDINGTON — The following were recently sentenced in 79th District Court: Timothy Carl Taylor, 36, 3930 E. Main Street, Fountain, was found guilty on Sept. 3, 2015 of driving while license suspended (DWLS). He was ordered to pay $285 in fines/costs.…

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Great Lakes People Fund deadline is Oct. 1.

September 4, 2015

The Great Lakes Energy People Fund is accepting grant applications from non-profit organizations throughout its local service area. The upcoming grant application deadline is October 1. The People Fund is…

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Police respond to more car/deer crashes, noise complaints.

September 4, 2015
Police respond to more car/deer crashes, noise complaints.

The police news is sponsored by Benedict-Shilander Collision, now located at 5851 W. U.S. 10 behind Family Video; 231-843-4181 and Springstead Law Offices, with locations in Hart and Fremont, 231-873-4022…

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Cottage Works helps prepare cottagers for winter.

September 4, 2015
Cottage Works helps prepare cottagers for winter.

Today, we feature one of our great advertisers, Cottage Works of Amber Township.  AMBER TOWNSHIP — Although summer doesn’t officially end until September 22, the summer tourist season comes to…

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Sheriff’s office urges drivers to be aware of children as school begins next week.

September 4, 2015

The Mason County Sheriff’s Office is encouraging motorists to be extra cautious as children return to school next week. Mason County Sheriff Kim Cole said drivers should try to cut…

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Friday is last delivery in Scottville for postman Steve Iteen.

September 3, 2015
Friday is last delivery in Scottville for postman Steve Iteen.

  VIDEO By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief.  SCOTTVILLE — Steve Iteen arguably has walked and driven the streets of Scottville more than anyone else. For the past 16 years he has served…

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911 center to celebrate 20 years.

September 3, 2015
911 center to celebrate 20 years.

WEARE TOWNSHIP (Oceana County) — Mason-Oceana 911 will celebrate its 20 year anniversary with a public open house on Saturday, September 19 from 1 to 5 p.m.  The event will…

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Police warn of electric company telephone scam.

September 3, 2015

LUDINGTON — Ludington Police Department is warning residents of a telephone scam. Ludington Police Chief Mark Barnett said he received a call from a business owner who reported she had received…

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Anterless deer application results available.

September 3, 2015

The Department of Natural Resources reminds hunters to check their antlerless deer drawing results and availability of remaining licenses at www.michigan.gov/huntdrawings. Successful applicants may purchase their licenses online at E-License, at…

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Statue will honor local law enforcement.

September 2, 2015
Statue will honor local law enforcement.

 By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. LUDINGTON — A respect for local law enforcement was the inspiration behind a statute that has been commissioned by a Ludington couple. Sandy and Terry Luxford…

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Tinkham Avenue rollover.

September 2, 2015
Tinkham Avenue rollover.

By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief.  LUDINGTON — A two vehicle crash at the intersection of Tinkham Avenue and Lavinia Street caused a car to rollover on its side Wednesday afternoon. The crash…

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Recent death, reported September 2, 2015.

September 2, 2015

Christopher “Chris” O’Herron, 34, of Ludington passed away on September 1, 2015 at Spectrum Health Butterworth Hospital. Arrangements by Oak Grove Funeral Home and Cremation Center of Ludington. List of 2015…

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Illegals arrested following crash, manhunt.

September 2, 2015
Illegals arrested following crash, manhunt.

The police news is sponsored by Benedict-Shilander Collision, now located at 5851 W. U.S. 10 behind Family Video; 231-843-4181 and Springstead Law Offices, with locations in Hart and Fremont, 231-873-4022…

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DNR urges fire safety during holiday weekend.

September 1, 2015

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is urging residents and visitors to be cautious when lighting, enjoying and extinguishing their outdoor fires this Labor Day weekend. Dan Laux, DNR fire prevention…

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Victory Township scrap tire drop off.

September 1, 2015

VICTORY TOWNSHIP — Victory Township will hold a scrap tire drop off on Saturday, Sept. 12 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Victory Township Hall, located at the…

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Shoplifting, car/deer crashes among local law enforcement activity.

September 1, 2015
Shoplifting, car/deer crashes among local law enforcement activity.

The police news is sponsored by Benedict-Shilander Collision, now located at 5851 W. U.S. 10 behind Family Video; 231-843-4181 and Springstead Law Offices, with locations in Hart and Fremont, 231-873-4022…

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