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Welcome to the world! Recent births.

January 22, 2015

We have an opportunity for a new sponsor for birth announcements. This is one of our most popular posts and a perfect advertising opportunity for your business. If you are interested, please contact our Sales and Marketing Representative, Justin Ray, at [email protected]  Welcome to the world! Isabella Grace Pratt, the daughter of Kate Nordlund and Dylan Pratt of Ludington, was born…

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Deputies help lost couple

January 22, 2015
Deputies help lost couple

VICTORY TWP. — Mason County Sheriff’s Office deputies were called to a suspicious situation Wednesday, Jan. 21, at 3:30 a.m.  in the 3600 block of West Fountain Road where a couple walking from Hamlin Township to Manistee became lost and called 911 looking for directions.…

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Meet Ludington’s newest citizens.

January 21, 2015
Meet Ludington’s newest citizens.

By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief. GRAND RAPIDS — Ludington gained two new citizens Wednesday. Michael and Cheryl Whitehead, natives of Canada, became naturalized citizens of the United States. The Whiteheads came to Ludington from the province of Manitoba 14 years ago. “We wanted some sort of…

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Gov. orders flags to be lowered in honor of senator.

January 21, 2015

LANSING – Gov. Rick Snyder has ordered U.S. flags within the state Capitol Complex and on all state buildings to be lowered to half-staff on Friday, Jan. 23, in honor of…

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Trooper who was arrested for drunk driving, placed on admin duty.

January 21, 2015
Trooper who was arrested for drunk driving, placed on admin duty.

By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief. LUDINGTON — Michigan State Police Trooper Sammy Seymour, who was arrested early Saturday morning by Ludington Police Department, has been placed on administrative duty pending the…

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Faith, family and friends, helps cancer widow continue.

January 21, 2015
Faith, family and friends, helps cancer widow continue.

Survivor Story. Sponsored by All Access Care of Ludington. Located at 329 N. Jebavy Dr. in Ludington; 231-425-4544;www.all-access-care.com. By Kate Krieger. Senior Correspondent. LUDINGTON – It is becoming more rare…

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K-9 discovers cocaine; suspect facing multiple drug charges

January 21, 2015
K-9 discovers cocaine; suspect facing multiple drug charges

CUSTER TWP. — Cash, the Mason County Sheriff’s Office K-9 Unit dog, located suspected cocaine concealed in the back seat of a vehicle during a traffic stop Tuesday, Jan. 20, at…

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Governor outlines vision of Michigan in state of the state address.

January 20, 2015
Governor outlines vision of Michigan in state of the state address.

LANSING  – Michigan will create an environment in which all residents can succeed, regardless of their stage in life, through a strategic realignment of government services and unparalleled public-private collaboration,…

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MSP investigates a pair of break-ins

January 20, 2015
MSP investigates a pair of break-ins

MASON COUNTY — The following is weekend activity of the Hart post of the Michigan State Police: Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015: – 7:20 p.m., car-deer crash, Fountain Rd. and US-31,…

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Victory Twp. woman may take plea agreement next month.

January 20, 2015
Victory Twp. woman may take plea agreement next month.

By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief. LUDINGTON — A Victory Township woman accused of embezzling between $50,000 to $100,000 in gift cards from the company she worked for, may be entering a…

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Ludington man accused of rape may face trial.

January 20, 2015
Ludington man accused of rape may face trial.

By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief. LUDINGTON — A 22-year-old Ludington man charged with criminal sexual conduct first degree, along with several other charges, has turned down a plea agreement from the…

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Larceny, assault top LPD activity

January 20, 2015
Larceny, assault top LPD activity

LUDINGTON — Police officers from the Ludington Police Department handled 19 calls Monday, Jan. 19, 2015, including the following: – 9:16 a.m., larceny, 400 block of Harrison St. – 9:42…

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Sheriff’s office investigating fraud

January 20, 2015
Sheriff’s office investigating fraud

PERE MARQUETTE TWP. —  Mason County Sheriff’s Office deputies are investigating a fraud complaint received Monday, Jan. 19, at 3:25 p.m. in the 5000 block of West US-10. The case…

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UPDATE: State cop arrested for drunk driving; his sister tries to kick out police car window

January 19, 2015
UPDATE: State cop arrested for drunk driving; his sister tries to kick out police car window

LUDINGTON — The driver of the woman who tried to kick out a Ludington police car window early Saturday morning is a Michigan State Police trooper who was arrested for…

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Obit: Orval Smith, 91, Custer.

January 19, 2015
Obit: Orval Smith, 91, Custer.

Orval W. Smith, aged 91 lifelong resident of Custer, passed away on Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital following a brief illness.  Orval was born on September…

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‘Belligerent’ woman tries to kick out police car window

January 19, 2015
‘Belligerent’ woman tries to kick out police car window

LUDINGTON — A 44-year-old Ludington woman was arrested Saturday, Jan. 17, at 2:19 a.m. for resisting and opposing police and attempted malicious destruction of police property at the intersection of…

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The Millennials: Meaghan Greene, making an impact in business and community.

January 17, 2015
The Millennials: Meaghan Greene, making an impact in business and community.

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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New requirements for rear visibility technology.

January 17, 2015
New requirements for rear visibility technology.

Good Neighbor Tips from Erin Doan, State Farm Insurance, Scottville,www.erindoan.com. n 2014, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration ruled that by May 2018, all new vehicles weighing less that 10,000…

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