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MCP in search of school history stories.

September 16, 2019

MCP in search of school history stories. I am looking for stories and need help from our readers. I am researching the history of all the local public schools in Mason County and looking for people to interview. The scope of the project will span 1855 to the present. I have already compiled a significant list of the dozens of…

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The Makers: Pig Patch Farm Quilts

September 13, 2019

The Makers: Pig Patch Farm Quilts The Makers Series is a semi-monthly series brought to you by Preferred Credit Union. By Katie Provenzano, MCP correspondant “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.” CUSTER TOWNSHIP — Sue Riffle owns and operates Pig Patch Farm…

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History: Photos from Mason County’s farming past.

September 6, 2019

History: Photos from Mason County’s farming past. MC History Spotlight is a history column brought to you by Ludington Woods Assisted Living and Memory Care. Each week this column features a story from our county’s past. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. #MasonCountyHistory Over the past 35 years of researching local history I have acquired an extensive collection of historical photos. There…

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History: The Stearns tractor, made in Ludington.

August 29, 2019

History: The Stearns tractor, made in Ludington. MC History Spotlight is a weekly history column brought to you by Ludington Woods Assisted Living and Memory Care. Each week this column features a story from our county’s past. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. #MasonCountyHistory There was a short time, in the early 20th century, when tractors were manufactured in Ludington. Eight tractors…

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The Makers: Eating and growing rainbows.

August 28, 2019

The Makers: Eating and growing rainbows. The Makers Series is a semi-monthly series brought to you by Preferred Credit Union. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief “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 the local areas to find those…

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