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Genson, Pasco appointed to Scottville commission; Johnson to become mayor pro-tem

April 20, 2015
Genson, Pasco appointed to Scottville commission; Johnson to become mayor pro-tem

SCOTTVILLE — Ann Genson and Don Pasco will become the newest members of the Scottville City Commission, while Commissioner-at-Large David Johnson will become the mayor pro-tem. Genson will serve as second ward commissioner while Pasco will serve as commissioner-at-large. The second ward position became available following the death of Bonnie Pfefferle while the at-large position became available after the resignation of Jim…

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Scottville passes ORV ordinance.

April 20, 2015

SCOTTVILLE — Scottville City Commission passed an off-road-vehicle ordinance during its regular meeting Monday. Since last fall, the city has had a temporary traffic order in place that has allowed ORVs in limited places in town. The temporary traffic order, issued by Scottville Police Dept.,…

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Two interested in Scottville commission openings.

April 20, 2015
Two interested in Scottville commission openings.

SCOTTVILLE — Two people have shown an interest in being appointed to the two open city commission seats. Ann Genson has asked to be considered for the second ward commission seat while Don Pasco has asked to be considered for the at-large position. The second…

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MCC principal, Jacobs, finalist for Montague superintendent job.

April 20, 2015
MCC principal, Jacobs, finalist for Montague superintendent job.

MONTAGUE — Mason County Central High School Principal Brad Jacobs is a finalist for the job of superintendent of Montague Public Schools. Jacobs is one of two finalists who were…

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Miss Ludington Area talks about her challenges with eating disorder.

April 20, 2015
Miss Ludington Area talks about her challenges with eating disorder.

Miss Ludington Area organizing body-peace/disorder support group.  Begins: Thursday, April 23 at The Bookmark, Rath Ave. and Loomis St. in Ludington.  By Marie Macdonnell, Miss Ludington Area. Freshmen year of…

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Ludington Elks club closes.

April 20, 2015

LUDINGTON — WMOM FM 102.7 has reported that the Ludington Elks club #736 has closed.  The closure was discovered when the Ludington lodge was no longer on the national website.  According…

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Reader: Sales tax increase bad for Michigan.

April 20, 2015

A letter to the editor by Marian Fortier Johnson, Manistee. Michigan has been losing population.  According to the eighth edition of the “Rich States, Poor States” report released by the…

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Mailboxes bashed with bat

April 20, 2015
Mailboxes bashed with bat

The police news is sponsored by VanderHaag Car Sales of Scottville, 231-757-2727, www.vanderhaagcarsales.comand Springstead Law Offices, with locations in Hart and Fremont, 231-873-4022 (Hart),www.springsteadlaw.com. HAMLIN TWP. — Numerous mailboxes in…

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Reed to serve as July 4 parade grand marshal.

April 19, 2015
Reed to serve as July 4 parade grand marshal.

LUDINGTON — The Ludington Area Jaycees have named Todd Reed as the 2015 Fourth of July Freedom Festival parade Grand Marshall. Reed is co-owner of Todd & Brad Reed Photography…

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Welcome to the world! Recent births.

April 19, 2015

Welcome to the world! Emma Ann Camargo, the daughter of Nichole and Justin Camargo of Hart, was born April 9, 2015 at Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital. Marilynn Ann Erans, the daughter…

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Cooler this week, snow possible Tuesday.

April 19, 2015
Cooler this week, snow possible Tuesday.

The weather report is brought to you by Urka Auto Center, 3736 W. U.S. 10, Ludington,www.urkaautos.com. Overnight: Showers. Low around 44. East wind 11 to 17 mph. Chance of precipitation…

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Pancakes to the rescue! Riverton Fire Dept breakfast is Saturday.

April 19, 2015
Pancakes to the rescue! Riverton Fire Dept breakfast is Saturday.

By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief. RIVERTON TWP. — Mason County is blessed to have over 100 people who serve on fire departments who dedicate their time and expertise to keeping us…

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Michigan’s other marriage debate.

April 19, 2015
Michigan’s other marriage debate.

The Mitten Memo. A blog by Nick Krieger.  In just over a week, the United States Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in DeBoer v. Snyder, the Michigan same-sex marriage…

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The Light Chaser: Avoiding mergers.

April 19, 2015
The Light Chaser: Avoiding mergers.

The Light Chaser is brought to you by MyProLab.com, a professional photographic lab offering services to the consumer market. MyProLab.com, the official photographic lab of Media Group 31 (our parent…

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MCE prom king and queen

April 18, 2015
MCE prom king and queen

SCOTTVILLE — The 2015 Mason County Eastern prom was held Saturday at the Scottville Optimist Center. Dani Schultz, the daughter of Shelly Sanders and Chad Schultz of Free Soil, was…

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The Millennials: Balancing business with art.

April 18, 2015
The Millennials: Balancing business with art.

Editor’s Note: Sustaining a community and keeping it vibrant requires diversity on many levels, especially among age groups. An unintended movement the last few years has been the increased number…

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What to note for home insurance reviews.

April 18, 2015
What to note for home insurance reviews.

Good Neighbor Tips from Erin Doan, State Farm Insurance, Scottville,www.erindoan.com. The next time you need to renew your insurance policies, consider taking these steps to help you get the most…

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Spaniola joins LACA staff.

April 17, 2015
Spaniola joins LACA staff.

LUDINGTON — Jeff Spaniola has recently joined the staff of Ludington Area Center for the Arts. Spaniola will manage arts administration and serve as a liaison to the organization’s Development and Programming Committees.…

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