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Felony drunk driving tops recent arraignments

September 18, 2020

Felony drunk driving tops recent arraignments By Alan Neushwander. Contributing writer. LUDINGTON — The following were recently arraigned in Mason County’s 79th District Court: Felonies -Andrew Lawrence Barrette, 57, of 105 W. Melendy St., Ludington, was arrested Sept. 10 by the Ludington Police Department (LPD) on a felony charge of third offense operating a vehicle while under the influence of…

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79th District Court verdicts, posted Sept. 18, 2020.

September 18, 2020

79th District Court verdicts, posted Sept. 18, 2020. By Alan Neushwander. Contributing Writer. LUDINGTON — The following were recently sentenced in Mason County’s 79th District Court: -Kurt Edward Riley, 54, of 4160 Valley Vista Dr., Apt. 101, Hudsonville, pleaded guilty Sept. 15 to operating a…

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Police news.

September 18, 2020

Police news. #MasonCountyCrime The police news is a presentation of Lenz-Balder Insurance, offering Nationwide Insurance, 201 E. Court St., Ludington, 231-845-6279, www.lenzbalderins.com. The following is police activity in Mason County Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020: 7 a.m., (Mason County Sheriff’s Office), car/deer crash, no injury, Reek…

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Clear skies today.

September 18, 2020

Clear skies today. Smith & Eddy Insurance Weather. The weather is a presentation of Smith & Eddy Insurance, with offices in Scottville, Ludington, and Manistee: Friday, Sept. 18, 2020 Clear…

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Manistee man arrested in connection to Hi-Way Bar fire.

September 17, 2020

Manistee man arrested in connection to Hi-Way Bar fire. MANISTEE — Josh Fortier, 45, of Manistee, has been arraigned on arson charges in connection to the Aug. 11 fire at…

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Hansen Road construction to begin Monday.

September 17, 2020

Hansen Road construction to begin Monday. AMBER TOWNSHIP — Road construction on Hansen Road between US 31 and LaSalle Road will begin Monday, Sept. 21. The road will be closed…

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Sheriff’s office investigates ‘under ringing’ at Walmart.

September 17, 2020

Sheriff’s office investigates ‘under ringing’ at Walmart. #MasonCountyCrime The police news is a presentation of Lenz-Balder Insurance, offering Nationwide Insurance, 201 E. Court St., Ludington, 231-845-6279, www.lenzbalderins.com. PERE MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP…

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Obituary: Donald Lorenz, 64, Ludington.

September 17, 2020

Obituary: Donald Lorenz, 64, Ludington. Donald Wayne Lorenz, 64, of Ludington passed away peacefully at home Tuesday, September 15, 2020. Don was born September 23, 1955 in Ludington to Wilfred…

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Full Court Press: Rod Beckman Golf Tournament. 

September 16, 2020

Full Court Press: Rod Beckman Golf Tournament.  HAMLIN TOWNSHIP — Today on MCP’s Full Court Press, Alan Neushwander speaks with organizers and recipients of the annual Rod Beckman Memorial Golf…

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Domestic violence arrest tops police activity.

September 16, 2020

Domestic violence arrest tops police activity. #MasonCountyCrime The police news is a presentation of Lenz-Balder Insurance, offering Nationwide Insurance, 201 E. Court St., Ludington, 231-845-6279, www.lenzbalderins.com. HAMLIN TOWNSHIP — A…

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Bids being accepted: Oversized stone removal, Mason Co. Road Commission

September 16, 2020

Bids being accepted: Oversized stone, Mason Co. Road Commission The Mason County Road Commission is accepting bids for approximately 1,000 tons of excess oversized stone located in its Deren Road…

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Fin & Feather Club to honor deceased members.

September 16, 2020

Fin & Feather Club to honor deceased members. SHERMAN TOWNSHIP — The Fin and Feather Club will hold a memorial service on Saturday, September 19, at 1 p.m. The club…

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Obituary: Joseph Jurkowski, 89, of Ludington.

September 16, 2020

Obituary: Joseph Jurkowski, 89, of Ludington. Joseph A. Jurkowski, 89, of Ludington, passed away peacefully at home on Friday, September 11, 2020.  He was born September 30, 1930, in Newark,…

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Cooler temps Thursday.

September 16, 2020

Cooler temps Thursday. Smith & Eddy Insurance Weather. The weather is a presentation of Smith & Eddy Insurance, with offices in Scottville, Ludington, and Manistee: Sunshine and clouds mixed the…

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MCP to live stream MCC football opener.

September 15, 2020

MCP to live stream MCC football opener. SCOTTVILLE — Mason County Press will live stream the Mason County Central Varsity Football game opener against Oakridge, Friday, Sept. 18 on its…

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