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Vehicle swerving to miss turkey hits power pole.

September 18, 2014
Vehicle swerving to miss turkey hits power pole.

BRANCH TWP. — Power along U.S. 10 in eastern Mason County was knocked out following a single vehicle crash just after 5 p.m. Thursday. The crash occurred when a 26-year-old Scottville man was driving westbound on U.S. 10 west of Tyndall Road. According to firefighters on the scene the man, driving a Pontiac Vibe, swerved to miss a turkey. His…

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Changes for local church are Radiant.

September 18, 2014
Changes for local church are Radiant.

By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief.  LUDINGTON — Sometimes it’s necessary to re-brand. This is true in business and can also be true for a church. The church formerly known as Greater Life Church is now Radiant Church. Further, the congregation is moving from downtown at 208 S. James St. (the former Lyric Theater building) to 409 S. Washington Ave. (former home…

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College president pleads guilty to drunk driving.

September 17, 2014
College president pleads guilty to drunk driving.

By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief. MANISTEE — West Shore Community College President Chuck Dillon appeared in 85th District Court this morning where he pleaded guilty to operating a vehicle while intoxicated. He was sentenced to two years probation and was given a fine of $925. He was also sentenced to two days in jail, which he has already served. Dillon, 64,…

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Students take a step back in time at old engine club education day.

September 17, 2014
Students take a step back in time at old engine club education day.

By Kate Krieger. Senior Correspondent. SCOTTVILLE – Sometimes it can be very educational and refreshing to pull students away from all of the screens and technology and introduce them to certain aspects of history. That is exactly what the Western Michigan Old Engine Club does every year at its annual Education Day and this year wasn’t any different. Around 500…

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MCP salutes Scottville businesses, in celebration of Harvest Festival.

September 17, 2014

By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief. On Thursday the annual Scottville Harvest Festival begins. This three-day festival is a Mason County tradition that goes back to the early part of the 20th century. As a kid growing up in the Scottville area, it was always something we looked forward to. The festival was created as a way for the merchants to say…

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