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Man arrested after fighting deputy in road.

June 25, 2016
Man arrested after fighting deputy in road.

UPDATED: AMBER TWP. — A 27-year-old Ludington man was arrested after he fought a Mason County sheriff deputy in the middle of a road Saturday afternoon. The man was driving his vehicle south on Stiles Road, between Jagger and Hansen roads when the vehicle left the roadway and landed in a ditch. The man then apparently got out of the…

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Life in Circles: Unexpected blessings.

June 25, 2016
Life in Circles: Unexpected blessings.

#MasonCountyPeople #LifeInCircles Life In Circles by Stephanie Wagner. Sponsored by Pro-Master Carpet Cleaning, 231-757-9061, promastercarpetcleaning.com. It is truly heartbreaking to watch a young child suffer; their pleading eyes full of pain and fear, their language not developed enough to understand or talk about what is…

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Over 100 vets enjoy Fish On for Freedom.

June 24, 2016
Over 100 vets enjoy Fish On for Freedom.

By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief.  LUDINGTON — You couldn’t have really asked for a much nicer day out on Lake Michigan today. The air was still, the temperatures were in the upper ’70s and there wasn’t a cloud in the sky. It was a perfect day…

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Recent deaths, reported June 24, 2016.

June 24, 2016

John Michael Gillis, 67, of Ludington died June 21, 2016 at Spectrum Health Ludington. Arrangements by Oak Grove Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Ludington. Linda Saya, 60, of Ludington, passed away…

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Recent larcenies include Habitat ReStore building.

June 24, 2016
Recent larcenies include Habitat ReStore building.

#MasonCountyNews    #PoliceNews GRANT TOWNSHIP — A 59-year-old Manistee man was injured after his vehicle sustained a vehicle failure, left the road and struck a tree Thursday, June 23 7:37…

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79th District Court arraignments.

June 24, 2016
79th District Court arraignments.

#MasonCountyNews #CourtNews The court news is sponsored by Emelander Law Firm, PC, serving Oceana, Mason and Newaygo counties. Office: 231.303.5005; Cell: 231.303.0905. www.emelanderlaw.com. By Alan Neushwander. Contributing Writer. LUDINGTON –…

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79th District Court sentencings and dismissals.

June 24, 2016
79th District Court sentencings and dismissals.

#MasonCountyNews #CourtNews The court news is sponsored by Emelander Law Firm, PC, serving Oceana, Mason and Newaygo counties. Office: 231.303.5005; Cell: 231.303.0905. www.emelanderlaw.com. By Alan Neushwander. Contributing Writer. LUDINGTON –…

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Got a plan for a business? $50,000 prize available in 2016 Momentum Business Plan Competition.

June 23, 2016

  PERE MARQUETE TOWNSHIP – Call it the “Shark Tank” of west Michigan. Entrepreneurs with a viable business idea or those who have started a company with less than $100,000…

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Funeral director takes responsibility for false burials.

June 23, 2016
Funeral director takes responsibility for false burials.

#MasonCountyNews #CourtNews MUSKEGON — The owner of a Ludington funeral home appeared in a Muskegon County court Thursday, June 23, and took responsibility for burying empty boxes that were supposed…

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Coming Home Parade will welcome veterans back from Friday fishing tournament.

June 23, 2016
Coming Home Parade will welcome veterans back from Friday fishing tournament.

#MasonCountyNews #FishOnForFreedom By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. LUDINGTON — The second annual Fish On For Freedom veterans’ free fishing tournament takes place Friday morning. The weather forecast is calling for clear…

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Smith & Eddy’s Stephanie Cosenza: Helping others is her strength.

June 23, 2016
Smith & Eddy’s Stephanie Cosenza: Helping others is her strength.

#Smith&EddyInsurance #MasonCountyPeople By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief.  LUDINGTON — A common theme among the employees of Smith & Eddy Insurance seems to be a strong pride in being able to help…

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Vehicle crashes into utility pole, closing Quarterline Rd.

June 23, 2016
Vehicle crashes into utility pole, closing Quarterline Rd.

#MasonCountyNews By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. GRANT TOWNSHIP — A 50-year-old Manistee man received non-life-threatening injuries this morning when his vehicle struck a high tension utility pole on North Quarterline Road…

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The Land: The Larsen sisters — farming’s not just a man’s job.

June 21, 2016
The Land: The Larsen sisters — farming’s not just a man’s job.

    #TheLand #FarmGirls By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. VICTORY TOWNSHIP — I have really enjoyed writing this series, The Land, about local agriculture. Today is our third installment and a…

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Cigarette scam yields jail term.

June 21, 2016
Cigarette scam yields jail term.

#MasonCountyNews #CourtNews By Allison Scarbrough. Editor. LUDINGTON — A 19-year-old Detroit man was sentenced Tuesday, June 21, in 51st Circuit Court for convictions of tobacco tax act violations; using a…

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Drug theft leads to jail.

June 21, 2016
Drug theft leads to jail.

#MasonCountyNews #CourtNews By Allison Scarbrough. Editor. LUDINGTON — A 38-year-old Ludington man was ordered to serve seven months up front of a one-year discretionary jail term in 51st Circuit Court…

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Sex offender sent to prison.

June 21, 2016
Sex offender sent to prison.

  #MasonCountyNews     #CourtNews By Allison Scarbrough. Editor. LUDINGTON — A 59-year-old Ludington man was sentenced in 51st Circuit Court Tuesday, June 21, to concurrent terms of seven to…

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Kayaker who punched officer sent to jail.

June 21, 2016
Kayaker who punched officer sent to jail.

#MasonCountyNews  #CourtNews By Allison Scarbrough. Editor. LUDINGTON — A 56-year-old Ludington man who punched a Mason County Sheriff’s deputy in the face after kayaking along the Ludington pier last March…

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Onekama man sent to prison for meth.

June 21, 2016
Onekama man sent to prison for meth.

#MasonCountyNews  #CourtNews By Allison Scarbrough. Editor. LUDINGTON — A 26-year-old Onekama man was sentenced to concurrent terms of three to 20 years and 17 months to 10 years in 51st…

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