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Fire department quickly extinguishes pole barn fire.

November 25, 2014
Fire department quickly extinguishes pole barn fire.

LUDINGTON — Ludington Fire Department was called to a pole barn fire at the Stanley Luskin residence, 703 E. First St. Tuesday afternoon about 1:30 p.m. The fire appeared to have started in the southeast side of the building’s attic. The fire was extinguished in just over 30 minutes of the arrival of firefighters. We will update when more information is…

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Ludington police officer recognized for duty, promoted

November 25, 2014

LUDINGTON — During Monday’s City Council meeting, Ludington Police Chief Mark Barnett announced the promotion of Steve Wietrzywoski to the rank of sergeant. During the meeting, Wietrzywoski also received recognition from Mason County Sheriff Kim Cole for his work on the county’s special emergency response team (SERT). Wietrzywoski served over 14 years on the team and recently stepped down.

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Vehicle causes crash, leaves scene.

November 25, 2014
Vehicle causes crash, leaves scene.

PERE MARQUETTE TWP. — Two vehicles were involved in a crash Monday night near the intersection of South Pere Marquette Highway and Chauvez Road. There were no injuries. According to Mason County Sheriff Kim Cole, the crash occurred at 10:20 p.m. when a vehicle was traveling south on Pere Marquette Highway, crossed the centerline and then struck a northbound vehicle…

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Governor orders flags lowered to honor fallen soldier.

November 25, 2014

LANSING, Mich. – Gov. Rick Snyder has ordered U.S. flags within the state Capitol complex and on all state buildings to be lowered to half-staff on Wednesday, Nov. 26, in honor of Sgt. 1st Class Michael Cathcart, of Bay City. Cathcart was killed in action at age 31, on Friday, Nov. 14, while serving in Afghanistan. “Michael made the ultimate sacrifice while…

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Closings and cancelations for Tuesday, Nov. 25.

November 24, 2014
Closings and cancelations for Tuesday, Nov. 25.

Closings and cancellations are brought to you by Fremont Insurance, represented by Smith & Eddy Insurance of Scottville (231-757-4743), Ludington (231-845-1481) and Manistee (231-723-3500). Be sure to check them out on Facebook  and at www.smith-eddy.com.  Closings and cancelations for Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014: – Mason County Central Schools is closed due to a heating issue in the middle school. – Manistee Public Schools. – Trinity Lutheran School,…

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