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Sheriff speaks about sexual assault at COVE Denim Day event

April 23, 2014
Sheriff speaks about sexual assault at COVE Denim Day event

LUDINGTON — Communities Overcoming Violent Encounters (COVE) hosting a Denim Day breakfast this morning at the Bookmark in downtown Ludington. The event is an international observation held in April in honor of Sexual Violence Awareness Month. It was originally triggered by a ruling by the Italian Supreme Court where a rape conviction was overturned because the justices felt that since…

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Glancy is fourth judge candidate

April 23, 2014
Glancy is fourth judge candidate

By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief.  LUDINGTON — David Glancy is the fourth person to put his name in the ring for the 51st Circuit Court judge race. For the past year Glancy has been Mason County’s court appointed defense attorney. David and his wife, Kathryn, operate…

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Obit: Ardith Brown, 89, Irons

April 23, 2014
Obit: Ardith Brown, 89, Irons

Ardith M. Brown aged 89 of Irons, passed away on Saturday, April 19, 2014 at Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital. Ardith was born on January 23, 1925 to Fred G. and Maude (Lemon) Anthony, graduated from Bryan, Ohio High School and married Richard Brown on September 19,…

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Coming Home: Adam Lamb wanted a lower key lifestyle, near his family

April 23, 2014
Coming Home: Adam Lamb wanted a lower key lifestyle, near his family

Coming Home. An MCP Special Series. Many people have traveled the world and have had life experiences that their hometowns could never offer them, but many of those people are…

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Thank you Team MCP. You are appreciated!

April 22, 2014

From the Editor. Recently someone asked me about who works for the Mason County Press. As we continue to build this company and its services, I wanted to take a…

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Former student establishes fund in honor of music teacher

April 22, 2014
Former student establishes fund in honor of music teacher

By Kate Krieger. MCP Correspondent. LUDINGTON – Inspiration runs deep in some people and former Ludington resident, Will Dunn is no exception to this concept. Dunn, 31, a 2001 graduate…

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Crash in Scottville

April 22, 2014
Crash in Scottville

SCOTTVILLE — A two vehicle crash at State Street and Reinberg Avenue caused one vehicle to roll over Tuesday afternoon. According to law enforcement, the 21-year-old female driver of a…

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MCC prom court

April 22, 2014
MCC prom court

By Kate Krieger. MCP Correspondent. SCOTTVILLE — Mason County Central High School celebrates its junior/senior prom Saturday night. The court includes, left to right, Chase Barnett, Payton Bladzik, Anders Asiala,…

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Mind Trekkers science festival at WSCC

April 22, 2014
Mind Trekkers science festival at WSCC

VICTORY TWP. — Can you walk on water? Make ice cream in 60 seconds? Float a magnet in mid-air with no strings attached? Thanks to AT&T Michigan and the Michigan…

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Branch man arrested for drunk driving

April 22, 2014
Branch man arrested for drunk driving

BRANCH TWP. — Deputies from Mason County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 47-year-old Branch man for drunk driving. The man was charged with operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated, third offense,…

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Cloudy and windy today

April 22, 2014
Cloudy and windy today

The outdoor report for Mason County is sponsored by Superior Electric of Ludington: 231-845-0126; www.supelectric.com. Tuesday, April 22, 2014: Decreasing clouds with increasing winds. Temperatures steady near the low 40s. Winds NNW…

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Obit: Betty L. Lundquist, 93; a Scottville business leader

April 22, 2014
Obit: Betty L. Lundquist, 93; a Scottville business leader

Betty L. Lundquist, aged 93 of Scottville, passed away on Sunday, April 20, 2014 Easter morning at Oakview Medical Care Facility in Ludington. Betty was born in Ludington on April…

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Michigan fire season builds during wildfire prevention week

April 22, 2014

Most of Michigan’s wildfires occur in the spring – April, May and June. According to the Department of Natural Resources, which is responsible for wildland fire protection on 30 million…

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Governor tours FloraCraft: ‘This really gets me fired up.’

April 21, 2014
Governor tours FloraCraft: ‘This really gets me fired up.’

By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief.  LUDINGTON — “It’s great to see a company as successful as this,” Gov. Rick Snyder said after he took a tour of the FloraCraft plant in…

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Scottville budget calls for small pay increases

April 21, 2014

By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief.   SCOTTVILLE — City employees may be getting a small raise if the 2014/2015 budget is approved. A public hearing on the next fiscal year’s budget…

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Death Notices

Amelia Peterson, 92
Betty Lundquist, 93
Ardith Brown, 89
Thomas Landry, 79

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