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Scouts collecting cans for camp.

April 26, 2017
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Scouts collecting cans for camp.  PERE MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP — Pack 4196 Webelos and Cub Scouts will be collecting returnable pop cans and bottles to raise funds for Boy Scout camp. The next two Saturdays, the boys will collecting at the United Methodist Church of Ludington parking lot, 5810 W. Bryant Road, from 10 to 11 a.m.

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Drug charges top district court arraignments

April 26, 2017
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Drug charges top district court arraignments #MasonCountyCourtNews. By Alan Neushwander, Contributing Writer. The following were recently arraigned in Mason County’s 79th District Court: Felonies -Mary Beth Shaver, 47, of 6945 W. Shelby Rd., Shelby, was arrested Apr. 19 by the Mason County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO)…

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District Court sentencings and dismissals, posted April 26, 2017.

April 26, 2017
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District Court sentencings and dismissals, posted April 26, 2017. #MasonCountyCourtNews. By Alan Neushwander, Contributing Writer. The following were recently sentenced in 79th District Court: -Adam Lee Passarelli, 28, no address listed, pleaded guilty Apr. 18 to disorderly person – jostling and was sentenced to 30…

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US 31 speed limit to increase to 75 mph.

April 26, 2017
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US 31 speed limit to increase to 75 mph. #MasonCountyNews By Allison Scarbrough. Editor. US 31 in Mason and Oceana counties is among 1,500 miles of Michigan roadways to receive…

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Culvert failure closes North Stiles Road.

April 26, 2017

Culvert failure closes North Stiles Road. VICTORY TOWNSHIP — Stiles Road between Fountain Beyer roads is closed due to culvert failure.  The detour route is Quarterline Road between Fountain and…

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Parole absconder nabbed during traffic stop.

April 26, 2017
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Parole absconder nabbed during traffic stop. #MasonCountyNews   #PoliceNews LUDINGTON — Mason County sheriff deputies arrested a 36-year-old Ludington man wanted for absconding parole Tuesday, April 25, at 7:33 p.m.…

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Allied health students place at regionals, heading to state.

April 25, 2017
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  Allied health students place at regionals, heading to state.  VICTORY TOWNSHIP — Career & Technical Education (CTE) Allied Health students from West Shore Educational Service District will compete this week…

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Recent deaths, posted April 25, 2017.

April 25, 2017
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#MasonCountyDeaths The following recent deaths have been reported to MCP: Betty Ann Lundberg, 87, died on Friday, April 22, 2017 at Oak View Medical Care Facility in Ludington. Arrangements by Oak Grove…

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Editorial: Councilor’s choice to survey public with social media was appropriate.

April 25, 2017
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Editorial: Councilor’s choice to survey public with social media was appropriate.  Editorial by MCP. During Monday’s Ludington City Council meeting, the council’s newest member, Councilor-at-Large Brandy Henderson, was admonished by…

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Scottville elementary schools, Victory in need of more boxtops.

April 25, 2017
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Scottville elementary schools in need of more boxtops. #MCCSchools. SCOTTVILLE — The PTCs at Scottville Elementary and Scottville Upper Elementary are collecting boxtops for fundraising and in need of more.…

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Grounded boat breaks up, closes state park beach.

April 24, 2017
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  Grounded boat breaks up, closes state park beach. #MasonCountyNews. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. HAMLIN TOWNSHIP — The wreckage of a 76-foot long boat, The Tica, that ran aground near Big…

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Ludington council sets aside Stearns Park parking fee topic, for now.

April 24, 2017
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Ludington council sets aside Stearns Park parking fee topic, for now.  #MasonCountyNews #LudingtonNews. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief.  LUDINGTON — Ludington City Council is setting aside the idea of charging parking fees…

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Kindertransport survivor to speak at college Tuesday.

April 24, 2017
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Kindertransport survivor to speak at college Tuesday.  #MasonCountyEducation. #WestShoreCommunityCollege. VICTORY TOWNSHIP — West Shore Community College, in partnership with The Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies in Muskegon, will host…

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MCE family engineering night.

April 24, 2017
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MCE family engineering night.  #MasonCountyEastern #MasonCountyEducation. CUSTER — Mason County Eastern Elementary recently held a Family Engineering Night with the West Shore Educational Service District.  Parents and students were challenged to…

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WSCC community education includes family bonding events.

April 24, 2017

WSCC community education includes family bonding events. VICTORY TOWNSHIP — Registration is underway for community members interested in West Shore Community College’s Business & Community Education (BCE) Spring into Summer…

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WSCC to honor students during ceremony Thursday.

April 24, 2017

WSCC to honor students during ceremony Thursday.  VICTORY TOWNSHIP — West Shore Community College will be recognizing students’ academic and extracurricular achievements on Thursday, April 27. The Student Awards Convocation…

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Counterfeit bill possession; rifles, compound bow stolen.

April 24, 2017
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Counterfeit bill possession; rifles, compound bow stolen. #MasonCountyNews   #PoliceNews PERE MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP — The Hart post of the Michigan State Police is investigating a counterfeit bill possession case following…

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Ludington council to discuss Stearns Park parking fees tonight.

April 24, 2017
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Ludington council to discuss Stearns Park parking fees tonight.  #MasonCountyNews #LudingtonNews. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief.  LUDINGTON — City Council is scheduled to discuss Stearns Park parking fees during its regular…

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