Features

History Spotlight: John Quinn, war vet, father, husband, civic leader.

May 10, 2019

MC History Spotlight: John Quinn, war vet, father, husband, civic leader. Editor’s Note: MC History Spotlight is a weekly history column brought to you by Ludington Woods Living and Memory Care. Each week this column features a story from our county’s past. Today, we feature one of our World War II heroes, John J. Quinn. John is a resident of…

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The Makers: Doug Tiffany, custom woodworker.

May 8, 2019

The Makers: Doug Tiffany, custom woodworker. The Makers Series is a semi-monthly series brought to you by Preferred Credit Union. By Kate Krieger, MCP Correspondent. RIVERTON TOWNSHIP — “Maker,” the word according to Merriam-Webster means, “one who makes” and according to Urban Dictionary, “those who love to create things in their spare time.” Mason County Press is looking around to…

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History: The first Ludington carferries.

May 2, 2019

History: The first Ludington carferries. MC History Spotlight is a weekly history column brought to you by Ludington Woods Living and Memory Care. Each week this column features a story from our county’s past. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. Editor’s Note: In MC History Spotlight’s previous post, we talked about how the railroad came to Mason County. The railroad and the…

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MC History Spotlight: The origins of Ludington carferries nearly killed the town’s namesake.

April 19, 2019

MC History Spotlight: The origins of Ludington carferries nearly killed the town’s namesake. MC History Spotlight is a weekly history column brought to you by Ludington Woods Living and Memory Care. Each week this column features a story from our county’s past. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. Editor’s Note: In observance of the seasonal opening of the Port of Ludington Maritime…

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MC History Spotlight: From Scottville to professional baseball — the McPhail family.

April 11, 2019

MC History Spotlight: From Scottville to professional baseball — the McPhail family. MC History Spotlight is a weekly history column brought to you by Ludington Woods Living and Memory Care. Each week this column features a story from our county’s past. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. For generations, Mason County athletes have competed at McPhail Field in Scottville. The field, located…

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The Scoop: Episode 4: Momentum

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