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Obituary: Mary Tracy, 101, of Scottville.

August 22, 2017

Obituary: Mary Tracy, 101, of Scottville. Mary Margaret Tracy, 101, of Scottville, passed from this life August 21 at Porter Hills Health Center in Grand Rapids.  Mary was born June 17, 1916 in Virginia, Minnesota to George and Anna (Brandstetter) Despres. She grew up in Manistee, going to St. Mary’s Catholic School and graduating from Manistee High School in 1932.  Mary attended…

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Ludington/state continue to study 3 lane Ludington Avenue.

August 22, 2017

Ludington/state continue to study 3 lane Ludington Avenue. #LudingtonNews. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. LUDINGTON — The Michigan Department of Transportation recently studied traffic on Ludington Avenue between Jackson road and Robert Street, which consists of US 10 from the city limits (Jackson Road) to James…

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Erwin named president/CMO of FloraCraft.

August 22, 2017

Erwin named president/CMO of FloraCraft. LUDINGTON — Eric J. Erwin has been promoted to president and chief marketing officer of FloraCraft, according to Lee Schoenherr, CEO and chairman of the board of the FloraCraft Corporation. Erwin joined FloraCraft a year ago in the position of…

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North breakwater and Stearns Park beach closed today.

August 22, 2017

North breakwater and Stearns Park beach closed today. #LudingtonNews. LUDINGTON — The City of Ludington has announced that the north breakwater and Stearns Park beach (swimming) are closed today due…

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Clown Band to honor 70th year members during band shell concert tonight. 

August 22, 2017

Clown Band to honor 70th year members during band shell concert.  #ScottvilleNews. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. SCOTTVILLE — Tonight, the Scottville Clown Band will honor three men who played with…

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Fargo could face up to 5 years in prison for chase, concealed weapon.

August 21, 2017

Victory Twp. man arraigned following Friday chase. #MasonCountyCrime. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. LUDINGTON — Michael Thomas Fargo, 40, 694 W. Sugar Grove Road, Victory Township, could face up to five…

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Umrans honored by hospital foundation for community stewardship.

August 21, 2017

Umrans honored by hospital foundation for community stewardship. AMBER TOWNSHIP — Dr. Nizar and Zelal Umran were honored with the Justus and Paulina Stears Legacy Award at the Spectrum Health…

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New surgeon joins Spectrum Multispecialty Clinic.

August 21, 2017

New surgeon joins Spectrum Multispecialty Clinic. LUDINGTON —  Dr. KellyAnn Vandendool, has joined the Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital Multispeciality Clinic as a general surgeon.  She will begin August 21, 2017 and will…

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MSU and WSCC partner to develop and retain homegrown ag talent

August 21, 2017

MSU and WSCC partner to develop and retain homegrown ag talent VICTORY TOWNSHIP — West Shore Community College (WSCC) has partnered with the Michigan State University (MSU) Institute of Agricultural…

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Top five finalists picked for $50k Momentum Business Plan competition.

August 21, 2017

Top five finalists picked for $50k Momentum Business Plan competition. PERE MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP — The Momentum Business Plan Competition board has selected the finalists for the 2017 Momentum Competition. Administered…

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‘Highly intoxicated’ man arrested after staggering in traffic.

August 21, 2017

‘Highly intoxicated’ man arrested after staggering in traffic. #MasonCountyCrime PERE MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP — A 59-year-old homeless man was arrested for disorderly person by Mason County sheriff’s deputies Friday, Aug. 18,…

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Protect your eyes during solar eclipse.

August 21, 2017

Protect your eyes during solar eclipse. #SolarEclipse2017 LUDINGTON — Residents throughout Michigan can experience today’s rare solar eclipse. However, District Health Department #10 (DHD#10) urges everyone to take extreme care…

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The Land: Dick Alway and his Deere collection.

August 19, 2017

The Land: Dick Alway and his Deere collection. #TheLand #MasonCountyAgriculture. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. The Land is a regular series that features profiles about local agriculture.  AMBER TOWNSHIP — I…

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Scottville man arrested following chase through countryside.

August 18, 2017

Scottville man arrested following chase through countryside. #MasonCountyCrime. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. LUDINGTON — A 40-year-old Scottville man was arrested after he led Mason County Sheriff’s Office deputies on a…

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Crashes top police activity.

August 18, 2017

Crashes top police activity. #MasonCountyCrime The following is police activity in Mason County Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017: – 2:59 p.m., (Mason County Sheriff’s Office), one-vehicle crash, no injuries, Stiles and…

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Art center becomes debt free.

August 18, 2017

Art center becomes debt free. LUDINGTON — The Ludington Area Center for the Arts has announced that it recently has become debt free. “Last year at this time, the LACA…

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North breakwater and Stearns Park beach closed today.

August 18, 2017

North breakwater and Stearns Park beach closed today. #LudingtonNews. LUDINGTON — The City of Ludington has announced that the north breakwater and Stearns Park beach are closed today due to…

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79th District Court sentencings.

August 17, 2017

79th District Court sentencings. #MasonCountyCrime. By Allison Scarbrough. Editor. LUDINGTON — The following were recently sentenced in 79th District Court: – Chadwick Brian Tolin, 26, of 234 1/2 5th St.,…

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