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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 specialist, said that despite recent rain, Michigan is seeing late summer conditions where fuels, such as grass and leaves, are approaching the end of their growing season. “Even with wet…

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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 intersection of Victory Drive and Stiles Road. Township residents will be allowed to bring up…

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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 (Hart), www.springsteadlaw. Retail fraud (shoplifting) and car/deer crashes continue to be top on the list of…

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Recent death, reported Aug. 31, 2015.

August 31, 2015

Marie Elaine Martineau, 71, of Ludington, passed away on August 31, 2015. Arrangements are pending through King Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Ludington. List of 2015 deaths on record. 

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Hospital to hold blood drive.

August 31, 2015

LUDINGTON — A public blood drive will be held at Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital on Thursday, September 3, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The blood collection event will be…

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Perjury suspect released from jail, arrested again almost 9 hours later.

August 31, 2015
Perjury suspect released from jail, arrested again almost 9 hours later.

PERE MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP — A 29-year-old Ludington woman was arrested in the 5700 block of Limouze Road, on a bond violation after deputies from MCSO and probation/parole agents conducted a…

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Shoplifting, crashes keep deputies busy over weekend.

August 31, 2015
Shoplifting, crashes keep deputies busy over weekend.

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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Money management for teens.

August 30, 2015
Money management for teens.

Good Neighbor Tips from Erin Doan, State Farm Insurance, Scottville,www.erindoan.com. For many teenagers, living on their own at college is a major reality check. While 71% of teens feel confident…

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Obituary: William Scarbrough

August 29, 2015
Obituary: William Scarbrough

William Lee Scarbrough, 76, passed away Aug. 29, 2015, surrounded by his children. Born Jan. 26, 1939 in Copemish, Mich., he was the 11th of 12 children of John and…

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Work of Yvonne Carlson to be exhibited at arts center.

August 28, 2015
Work of Yvonne Carlson to be exhibited at arts center.

LUDINGTON  – The work of artist Yvonne Carlson will be exhibited at the Ludington Area Center for the Arts beginning Sept. 1, 2015 through the end of October. Carlson’s work in acrylic…

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The weekend includes fairs and hot rods.

August 28, 2015

Weekend Insider August 29 – 30, 2015, By Carrie Klemm, MCP Writer Summer may be winding down, but the towns are still abuzz with activity! Manistee County Fair – Manistee Through…

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79th District Court arraignments

August 28, 2015

By Allison Scarbrough. Contributing Editor. LUDINGTON — The following were arraigned recently in front of the 79th District Court magistrate: Felonies – Raymond Harold Snay, Jr., 49, no address listed,…

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Perjury suspect arraigned

August 28, 2015
Perjury suspect arraigned

LUDINGTON — Elizabeth Marie Whitaker, 29, of Ludington, was arraigned Friday, Aug. 28, in 79th District Court on one count of perjury during a court proceeding. The charge is related…

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West Shore Art Fair ranked as one of magazine’s top 100.

August 28, 2015
West Shore Art Fair ranked as one of magazine’s top 100.

LUDINGTON —Sunshine Artist Magazine announced the release of its 23rd annual 200 Best, ranking the nation’s most-profitable art & craft festivals based on subscribers’ sales performance in 2014. Launched in…

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Crashes on Lakeshore; perjury arrest among police activity Thursday.

August 28, 2015
Crashes on Lakeshore; perjury arrest among police activity Thursday.

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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Welcome to the world! Recent births.

August 28, 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…

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79th District Court sentencings and dismissals

August 28, 2015
79th District Court sentencings and dismissals

By Allison Scarbrough. Contributing Editor. LUDINGTON — The following were sentenced recently in 79th District Court: – Matthew Caleb Petersen, 32, of 2486 N. Jebavy Dr., Ludington, was found guilty…

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Prescription dispensing machine now available at hospital.

August 27, 2015
Prescription dispensing machine now available at hospital.

LUDINGTON — Patients who use the emergency department at Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital now have the option of obtaining select medications at the hospital, 24 hours a day, through a…

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