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Vehicle swerving to miss turkey hits power pole.

September 18, 2014
Vehicle swerving to miss turkey hits power pole.

BRANCH TWP. — Power along U.S. 10 in eastern Mason County was knocked out following a single vehicle crash just after 5 p.m. Thursday. The crash occurred when a 26-year-old Scottville man was driving westbound on U.S. 10 west of Tyndall Road. According to firefighters on the scene the man, driving a Pontiac Vibe, swerved to miss a turkey. His…

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Changes for local church are Radiant.

September 18, 2014
Changes for local church are Radiant.

By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief.  LUDINGTON — Sometimes it’s necessary to re-brand. This is true in business and can also be true for a church. The church formerly known as Greater Life Church is now Radiant Church. Further, the congregation is moving from downtown at 208…

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College president pleads guilty to drunk driving.

September 17, 2014
College president pleads guilty to drunk driving.

By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief. MANISTEE — West Shore Community College President Chuck Dillon appeared in 85th District Court this morning where he pleaded guilty to operating a vehicle while intoxicated. He was sentenced to two years probation and was given a fine of $925. He…

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Students take a step back in time at old engine club education day.

September 17, 2014
Students take a step back in time at old engine club education day.

By Kate Krieger. Senior Correspondent. SCOTTVILLE – Sometimes it can be very educational and refreshing to pull students away from all of the screens and technology and introduce them to…

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Locally filmed movie showing for free at Harvest Festival.

September 17, 2014
Locally filmed movie showing for free at Harvest Festival.

SCOTTVILLE — “The Adventures of Mickey Matson and the Copperhead Treasure” will be showing, for free, this Friday at the Scottville Harvest Festival. The locally written, directed and produced movie…

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MCP salutes Scottville businesses, in celebration of Harvest Festival.

September 17, 2014

By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief. On Thursday the annual Scottville Harvest Festival begins. This three-day festival is a Mason County tradition that goes back to the early part of the 20th…

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WSCC delegation attending student success summit.

September 17, 2014

VICTORY TWP. – A delegation from West Shore Community College is joining over 360 representatives from Michigan’s 28 community colleges for the 2014 Student Success Summit, hosted by the Michigan…

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West Shore Bank appoints new HR officer.

September 17, 2014
West Shore Bank appoints new HR officer.

LUDINGTON — West Shore Bank has announced the appointment of Dore Szoboszlay as Human Resource Officer.   Szoboszlay will be responsible for guiding and supporting in the areas of performance management, employee…

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Welcome to the world! Recent local births.

September 17, 2014
Welcome to the world! Recent local births.

Birth announcements are sponsored by ABC Kidz/Purple Monkey, 123 E. Ludington Ave. Check them out here on Facebook.  Welcome to the world! Joshua Jared Walters LeClair, the son of Elizabeth Walters…

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Parent coalition meeting.

September 17, 2014

PERE MARQUETTE TWP. — The Mason County Parent Coalition will hold a Parent Connection meeting on Tuesday, September 30 from 5:30- 7:30 p.m. at the United Methodist Church of Ludington. The topic…

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Filming of “Believe” to begin this week, movie receives state incentives.

September 16, 2014
Filming of “Believe” to begin this week, movie receives state incentives.

LANSING – Filming of the movie “Believe” will begin in Manistee later this week. The Michigan Film Office announced today that the movie has been approved for incentives from the state. The…

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Survivor Story: Born at 2 pounds, Jayden is now an active 3-year-old

September 16, 2014
Survivor Story: Born at 2 pounds, Jayden is now an active 3-year-old

Today, we begin a series called “Survivor Stories.” The series will feature stories of area residents who have overcome challenges in their lives, physically, mentally and spiritually. The series is…

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Ludington man arrested for domestic violence.

September 16, 2014
Ludington man arrested for domestic violence.

The Sheriff’s Report is brought to you by Carter Lumber, 2323 U.S. 10-31, Ludington, 231-757-9000;www.carterlumber.com. PERE MARQUETTE TWP. — Deputies from Mason County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 23-year-old Ludington man…

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College board terminates president’s pay, will seek attorney’s advice.

September 15, 2014

By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief.  VICTORY TWP. — The West Shore Community College Board of Trustees voted Monday to terminate President Charles Dillon’s pay while he is on administrative leave. The…

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Prosecutors will appeal judge’s decision on Phillips.

September 15, 2014
Prosecutors will appeal judge’s decision on Phillips.

LANSING – Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette and Mason County Prosecutor Paul Spaniola today announced they will appeal 79th District Court Judge Peter Wadel’s dismissal of the open murder charge against…

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Judge dismisses open murder case against Phillips.

September 15, 2014
Judge dismisses open murder case against Phillips.

By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief.  LUDINGTON — Judge Pete Wadel has ruled that there is not enough evidence to charge Sean Phillips with the murder of his infant daughter, Katherine “Baby…

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Ag trail should start in Scottville.

September 15, 2014

Editorial by Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief.  On Friday, there will be a special ceremony at Historic White Pine Village in Pere Marquette Township celebrating the launching of two culture trails, each…

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Barn quilt, ag trails launch Friday.

September 15, 2014

PERE MARQUETTE TWP. – Two new cultural trails open this Friday in Mason and Oceana counties. A Barn Quilt Trail and Agricultural Trail will be officially dedicated this Friday at 10 a.m. at Historic White Pine Village, when the final barn…

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