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State increases capacity allowances. 

March 2, 2021

State increases capacity allowances.  LANSING — Today, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) updated two of its epidemic orders, allowing for increased capacity limits at various venues, larger residential and nonresidential gatherings and expanded visitation opportunities at residential care facilities. Changes are designed to balance reopening while controlling the spread of COVID-19.\ “As we continue our vaccine rollout…

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Sheriff’s Office looking for witnesses of Monday’s deadly crash.

March 2, 2021

Sheriff’s Office looking for witnesses of Monday’s deadly crash. LUDINGTON — The Mason County Sheriff’s Office is asking anyone who witnessed Monday’s triple fatality traffic crash on US 10 in Walhalla to contact Det. Steve Hansen at 231-843-3475. This includes anyone who may have witnessed the crash or seen the vehicles driving in the area prior to the crash. Vehicles…

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MCE food service receives $5,000 grant. 

March 2, 2021

MCE food service receives $5,000 grant.  CUSTER — Mason County Eastern Schools was recently was awarded a $5,000 grant to help support and enhance its school meal program to reach more students. The grant comes from the Kellogg Company and No Kid Hungry program. The grant has been awarded to help offset additional costs incurred due to the COVID-19 pandemic.…

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CTE welding students help Ludington Area Jaycees. 

March 2, 2021

CTE welding students help Ludington Area Jaycees.  West Shore School News is a presentation of West Shore Educational Service District in partnership with Mason County Press and Oceana County Press.  VICTORY TOWNSHIP — Students in the West Shore Educational Service District’s welding program have been working on refurbishing the obstacles for the Ludington Area Jaycees Stearns Park mini golf. Teacher…

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Names of crash victims released; other driver arrested.

March 2, 2021

Names of crash victims released; other driver arrested. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. WALHALLA (Branch Township) — The Mason County Sheriff’s Office has released the names of the victims involved in Monday’s triple-fatality crash on US 10. The two-vehicle crash took place about 1:40 p.m. on US 10 between Walhalla and Wever roads, in front of the Branch Township Fire Department. …

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