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Habitat makes way for new home

April 16, 2014
Habitat makes way for new home

SCOTTVILLE — Crews from Jabrocki Excavating were tearing down a house at 405 N. Thomas Street in Scottville this morning. According to City Manager Amy Williams, the house was purchased by Habitat for Humanity. Much work was done on the exterior of the home a few years ago, Williams said. But, the interior of the home was nearly inhabitable. “The…

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Body found along Lake Michigan shoreline

April 15, 2014
Body found along Lake Michigan shoreline

By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief.  HAMLIN TWP. — A body was found by bicyclists about 3 miles north of Big Point Sable Lighthouse Tuesday night. Law enforcement, fire and EMS personnel were called to the Ludington State Park and the west end of Nordlund Road around 8 p.m. Mason County Sheriff Kim Cole confirmed the body was a man, but officials…

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Knysz is brain dead, family spokesperson says

April 15, 2014
Knysz is brain dead, family spokesperson says

Eric Knysz is reported to be brain dead, by a family spokesperson. WOOD TV 8 is reporting that the man who killed Michigan State Police Trooper Paul Butterfield is clinically brain dead after he hung himself with a bed sheet in prison Monday afternoon. The spokesperson said Knysz was still on a ventilator at Allegiance Health hospital in Jackson and…

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No change in Knysz’ condition, still on life support

April 15, 2014
No change in Knysz’ condition, still on life support

By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief. JACKSON — Eric Knysz, the man who killed Michigan State Police Trooper Paul Butterfield, remains in critical condition at a Jackson area hospital. On Monday afternoon, the 20-year-old prisoner attempted to hang himself.  Mason County Sheriff Kim Cole said that at 5:15 p.m. he had contacted Michigan State Police which reported no change in Knysz’ condition;…

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Road conditions update

April 15, 2014

Mason County Emergency Management along with the Mason County Road Commission continue to assess the conditions of county roads as a result of last weekend’s storm. Here is a list of roads and the conditions they are in as of 4:30 p.m. today. Also, there is a link of a map showing some of the impacted areas. Mason County Emergency…

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Death Notices

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

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