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WSCC professor publishes book on famous Riverton artist

September 18, 2012
WSCC professor publishes book on famous Riverton artist

RIVERTON TWP. — In 1977 Sharon Bluhm had been an adjunct professor of English at West Shore Community College for just over a year. She and her husband moved into an old house located down a two-track in southern Riverton Township. They were almost magically drawn to the place. The home was called the Humps by its previous owners, the…

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Tyndalls’ centennial farm ventures into hops

September 15, 2012
Tyndalls’ centennial farm ventures into hops

CARR SETTLEMENT — Life on the farm changes through the years. Each generation has to find its own niche. Such is the case of the Tyndall family farm on the Mason-Lake county line. As the farm observes its centennial year Anna (Tyndall) and Blake Mazurek have become the fourth generation to own it. Anna’s parents, Carter and Mila, have retired…

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Exploring the past

September 12, 2012
Exploring the past

 SCOTTVILLE – There was a time when the latest technology was a telephone that you cranked and asked an operator to connect you to the person you wanted to call. Technology was using a pedal to spin a wheel which sharpened axes or made wooden dowels. Modern technology was a 2-cylinder tractor. Area fifth graders got a chance Wednesday to…

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Badger offers extra crossings

September 12, 2012
Badger offers extra crossings

LUDINGTON — Because of heavy commercial business, Lake Michigan Carferry will be scheduling evening crossings for the S.S. Badger for night crossings on 9/19 & 20, to meet the transportation needs of its customers. The crossings will be available for general passengers at a 40% discount. Limited passenger amenities will be offered. For more information, schedules of evening crossings and discounted rates call…

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Dave Masten gets ‘Wired’ for Art Prize

September 10, 2012
Dave Masten gets ‘Wired’ for Art Prize

PERE MARQUETTE TWP. — Blues music plays out of the stereo as Dave Masten meticulously works on his new creation. “I feel like Dr. Frankenstein,” he says, using needle-nose pliers to twist copper metal on the sculpture’s face. Dave works in his driveway, tucked in the woods on picturesque Buttersville Peninsula south of Ludington. The evening sun begins to shine…

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