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Trooper found guilty of driving ORV impaired, no license sanctions imposed.

February 10, 2016
Trooper found guilty of driving ORV impaired, no license sanctions imposed.

By Allison Scarbrough. Contributing Editor. LUDINGTON — Michigan State Police Trooper Sammy Sidney Seymour, Jr., was found guilty, Feb. 5, 2016, in 79th District Court of operating an ORV while impaired. Initially charged with operating while intoxicated, which requires driver’s license sanctions, Seymour’s sentence for operating an ORV while impaired does not include any driver’s license sanctions. The operating while…

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51st Circuit Court sentencings: teen sent to prison for breaking, entering.

February 10, 2016
51st Circuit Court sentencings: teen sent to prison for breaking, entering.

By Allison Scarbrough. Contributing Editor. LUDINGTON — The following were sentenced recently in 51st Circuit Court: – Jacob Thomas Kruisenga, 19, of 60 N. State St., Hart, was found guilty Dec. 2 of breaking and entering a building with intent and third-offense habitual offender in…

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79th District Court arraignments include 1st-degree criminal sexual conduct.

February 10, 2016
79th District Court arraignments include 1st-degree criminal sexual conduct.

By Allison Scarbrough. Contributing Editor. LUDINGTON — The following were arraigned recently in front of the 79th District Court Magistrate: Felonies – Casey James Miedema, Sr., 32, of 6816 W. Victory Dr., Hamlin Township, was arrested by the Ludington Police Department (LPD) for a felony…

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Being involved in the community is part of Matt Knizacky’s family values.

February 10, 2016
Being involved in the community is part of Matt Knizacky’s family values.

By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. MANISTEE — Matt Knizacky grew up in a large family on a farm just south of Free Soil. There, he was not only taught the value…

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New manager for family medicine office in Pentwater

February 10, 2016
New manager for family medicine office in Pentwater

PENTWATER — Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital Family Medicine—Pentwater has a new practice manager, Alissa Edgcomb. She has been working with Spectrum Health in the Grand Rapids area. The move fulfills a…

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Obituary: Donald Slimmen, 81, Irons.

February 10, 2016
Obituary: Donald Slimmen, 81, Irons.

Donald Slimmen, 81, of Irons, passed from earthly life to God’s loving arms on Monday, February 8, 2016 at home with his wife and children by his side. Donald was…

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Police respond to domestic assault, crashes.

February 10, 2016
Police respond to domestic assault, crashes.

The following is local law enforcement activity Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2016: – 1:57 a.m., (Michigan State Police, Hart post), a 32-year-old Branch woman was arrested for domestic assault, 9000 block…

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Closings and cancellations for Feb. 10, 2016.

February 10, 2016

Closings and cancelations are sponsored by Abrahamson’s Towing of Ludington: 231-843-2990. Closed for Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016: Mason County Eastern girls basketball game at Onekama scheduled for tonight has been…

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Spectrum moving AeroMed from Big Rapids to Traverse City.

February 9, 2016
Spectrum moving AeroMed from Big Rapids to Traverse City.

BIG RAPIDS — Spectrum Health has announced that it is moving its Big Rapids-based AeroMed helicopter to Traverse City, according to WOOD TV 8 of Grand Rapids. Spectrum is partnering with…

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Inmate pleads guilty to larceny, marijuana charges.

February 9, 2016
Inmate pleads guilty to larceny, marijuana charges.

By Allison Scarbrough. Contributing Editor. LUDINGTON — An 18-year-old Ludington man currently incarcerated in prison for Oceana County convictions of home invasion and fleeing police pleaded guilty in 51st Circuit…

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Safe breaker who stole cremation urn faces prison time.

February 9, 2016
Safe breaker who stole cremation urn faces prison time.

By Allison Scarbrough. Contributing Editor. LUDINGTON — A 19-year-old Ludington man who pleaded guilty in 51st Circuit Court Tuesday, Feb. 9, to safe breaking and resisting a police officer, faces…

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Habitat for Humanity hosting workshop.

February 9, 2016

PERE MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP — Mason County Habitat for Humanity is hosting a workshop for those interested in qualifying for a Habitat house in Mason County. The workshop will be held…

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Woman pleads guilty to prescription drug larceny.

February 9, 2016
Woman pleads guilty to prescription drug larceny.

By Allison Scarbrough. Contributing Editor. LUDINGTON — A 49-year-old Riverton Township woman pleaded guilty in 51st Circuit Court Tuesday, Feb. 9, to one felony count of larceny in a building…

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Weapons conviction leads to jail term.

February 9, 2016
Weapons conviction leads to jail term.

By Allison Scarbrough. Contributing Editor. LUDINGTON — A 30-year-old Ludington man who held his mother at knifepoint attempting to acquire drug money last June was sentenced in 51st Circuit Court…

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Farmer Education Day scheduled for Feb. 19.

February 9, 2016
Farmer Education Day scheduled for Feb. 19.

SCOTTVILLE — The Oceana, Mason-Lake and Manistee conservation districts will host a Farmer Education Day on Friday, Feb. 19 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Scottville Optimist Center.…

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