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Downtown Scottville parking will remain the same

June 18, 2013

SCOTTVILLE — Scottville City Commissioner Bonnie Pfefferle raised concerns about the downtown angle of parking during Monday’s city commission meeting. City Manager Amy Williams said some citizens have been complaining to Pfefferle because of the slight change of the angle of parking that was made when the street was redesigned last year. Like what was discussed last year, Williams said…

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Scottville considers contracting lawn mowing

June 18, 2013

SCOTTVILLE — A high volume of lawn mowing violations and a high work volume for the Scottville Department of Public Works opened up discussion by the city commission Monday afternoon about whether the city should contract its lawn mowing of code violators. City Manager Amy Williams said Mayor Dick Macki asked the question, noting that it appeared the DPW wasn’t…

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Update: US 10-31 accident

June 17, 2013

UPDATE: Names released. AMBER TWP. — Edgar Ward, 88, Manistee, was hospitalized Sunday following a traffic crash on U.S. 10-31 near Quarterline Road. According to the Mason County Sheriff’s Office, Ward made a left turn with his 2005 Subaru Forester from west U.S. 10-31 onto Quarterline Road into the path of an east-bound Jeep driven by Tyler Varenhorst, 20, Scottville.…

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12-year-old nearly drowns in campground pool

June 17, 2013

PERE MARQUETTE TWP. — A 12-year-old boy is in DeVos Children’s Hospital in Grand Rapids as a result of a near-drowning at Poncho’s Pond Saturday afternoon. Emergency personnel were called to the scene after Seth Sevenski-Pompa of Hopkins, Mich. did not resurface after going under water. He was pulled from the water by other members of his group. He was…

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Man injured in U.S. 10 crash

June 17, 2013

AMBER TWP. — An 88-year-old man was hospitalized Sunday following a traffic crash on U.S. 10-31 near Quarterline Road. According to the Mason County Sheriff’s Office, the Manistee man made a left turn from west U.S. 10-31 onto Quarterline Road into the path of an east-bound vehicle. The 88-year-old man was airlifted from the scene to Spectrum Hospital in Grand…

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