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A wish granted

April 1, 2015
A wish granted

  By Allison Scarbrough. Contributing Editor. PENTWATER TWP. — It has been two and a half years since the infamous Wishing Well robbery when a brazen duo on a crime spree smashed through the storefront window with a pickup truck, stealing cigarettes and booze. The store, which sustained major structural damage due to the crash, has been closed ever since.…

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Malicious destruction, domestic assault among police activity

April 1, 2015
Malicious destruction, domestic assault among police activity

The police news is sponsored by VanderHaag Car Sales of Scottville, 231-757-2727, www.vanderhaagcarsales.com and Springstead Law Offices, with locations in Hart and Fremont, 231-873-4022 (Hart),www.springsteadlaw.com. The following is local law enforcement activity from Wednesday, March 31, 2015: – 8:10 a.m., (Ludington Police Department), malicious destruction of property, 500 block of E. Fifth St. – 10 a.m., (Mason County Sheriff’s Office),…

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Drugs, stolen car among police activity

March 31, 2015
Drugs, stolen car among police activity

The police news is sponsored by VanderHaag Car Sales of Scottville, 231-757-2727, www.vanderhaagcarsales.com and Springstead Law Offices, with locations in Hart and Fremont, 231-873-4022 (Hart),www.springsteadlaw.com. – 5:53 a.m., (Mason County Sheriff’s Office), one-vehicle crash, no injuries, Pere Marquette Hwy. north of First St., PM Twp. – 10:55 a.m., (Michigan State Police), domestic assault, 9000 block of E. Filburn, Custer Twp.…

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Ludington man dies after skiing accident.

March 31, 2015
Ludington man dies after skiing accident.

THOMPSONVILLE (Benzie Co.) — Ludington resident Mark Knee died following a skiing accident at Crystal Mountain Resort. According to Upnorthlive.com, the 40-year-old crashed into a tree on the west edge of the intermediate-level trail, Abbey Road, on the North Face slopes about 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Knee reportedly was wearing a helmet and witnesses said he appeared to lose control at a fast rate of…

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Sheriff: Foul play unlikely in Hamlin man’s death.

March 30, 2015

By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief. HAMLIN TWP. — The Mason County Sheriff’s Office is likely to rule out foul play in the death of Hamlin Township resident Cody L. Bowden. Bowden, 26 was found dead by family members on family-owned property Sunday morning. Family members had not been in contact with him since Friday, Mason County Sheriff Kim Cole said. “On…

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