Letters to the Editor

Corrections deputies put themselves in danger everyday

April 11, 2014

A letter to the editor. In the past three years, Mason County has had more than its share of high profile crimes with the Baby Kate case, the wounding of Ludington Police Department Sgt. David Maltbie and the cold-blooded murder of Michigan State Police Trooper Paul Butterfield II. These cases have affected the people of Ludington, Mason County and the…

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Letter: Concern over the police chief’s comments

March 26, 2014

Letter to the Editor: This letter from a reader is in reference to comments made by Ludington Police Chief Mark Barnett during Monday’s Ludington City Council meeting. See the story here.  Dear Mr. Barnett, I read on Mason County Press, March 25, 2014 edition, the comments you made at the public forum in Ludington MI. While I can understand there…

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Hamlin resident encourages public transit supporters to attend tonight’s meeting

February 13, 2014

Letter to the Editor. There is a dedicated group of Hamlin Township residents working hard to reach their neighbors and friends to explain the need for a public transportation system in Hamlin. Many residents mistakenly believe we already have the bus because they see an occasional privately contracted bus in the Hamlin area. The Committee for Hamlin Public Transportation (Hamlin…

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Reader urges a ‘no’ vote for Great Lakes Energy members

February 9, 2014

Letter to the Editor:    Have you heard of the marketing campaign, “Buy local.” It sounds and feels good, and when we can, we do “buy local.” However, what if that was all you could do? Buy locally… no where else. This is what Great Lakes Energy is asking us to do in this special election. They want to limit our…

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A parent responds to tweaking article

December 13, 2013

Letter to the Editor. By Eric Jeffries, Riverton Twp. As the father of a high-school student I want to say “KUDOS” to: the Mason County Press, parents, students and Ludington school administrators for addressing “twerking” even at the risk that a devout Miley Cyrus fan might disapprove of the scrutiny. It’s uplifting to see people capitalizing on an opportunity to…

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Death Notices

Steve L. Dykman, 45
John Jenkins, Jr. 74,

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