COVID-19 2020

Vital funding for small businesses gains Michigan strategic fund support

March 19, 2020

Vital funding for small businesses gains Michigan strategic fund support LANSING — Economic assistance for small businesses around Michigan that have been negatively impacted by the COVID-19 virus gained approval from the Michigan Strategic Fund, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation announced today. “We understand small businesses across our state are facing unprecedented challenges as we take every step possible to…

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The Scoop: Hospital officials discuss coronavirus response.

March 18, 2020

The Scoop: Hospital officials discuss coronavirus response. LUDINGTON — Today on a special edition of MCP’s The Scoop, Kate Krieger-Watkins speaks with officials from Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital about the local efforts taking place to assist the community during the coronavirus threat. Kate speaks with Helen Jonson, chief operating officer/interim president; Meleah Mariani, chief nursing officer; John Sella, controller, regional…

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DNR closes state owned shooting ranges, restricts access at offices.

March 18, 2020

DNR closes state owned shooting ranges, restricts access at offices. In accordance with Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services’ recommendations designed to help prevent the spread of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), the Michigan Department of Natural Resources has closed DNR shooting ranges and will restrict general public walk-in traffic at facilities statewide. The restrictions will…

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Community Updates, posted March 18, 2020.

March 18, 2020

Community Updates, posted March 18, 2020. This list will be posted daily on Mason County Press and Oceana County Press. It may be updated frequently throughout the day. If you have a closing, cancellation, or other special notices related to changes in scheduling to report, please email it to Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief at [email protected] or text 231-757-3202. Please identify yourself…

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Road commission office closed.

March 18, 2020

Road commission office closed. SCOTTVILLE — The Mason County Road Commission has closed its office to the general public, vendors and salespeople. Anyone with questions are asked to call  231-757-2882. Some of the office staff will be working from home while others will be maintaining the recommended six-feet distance from each other. Crews have split into four to 10 hour…

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