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Man arrested for sexual conduct with 5-year-old

June 12, 2013
Man arrested for sexual conduct with 5-year-old

LUDINGTON — A 22-year-old Ludington man has been charged with criminal sexual conduct second degree in connection with an incident with a 5-year-old female. The Mason County Sheriff’s Office arrested Matthew Weber Tuesday for the alleged event that took place June 8. The sheriff’s office reports the victim is a relative of Weber. He was arrested and arraigned and is…

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Kangaroo walks-about Ludington

June 11, 2013

LUDINGTON – A kangaroo decided to do a little walk-about Ludington earlier today. The kangaroo was at a petting zoo at Memorial Medical Center, being held for families of hospital employees. Bill Kerans, spokesman for the hospital, said he had been told the kangaroo ended up in someone’s yard near Jackson Road, across from the hospital. “Luckily there was a…

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Corrections officers complete training

June 10, 2013
Corrections officers complete training

VICTORY TWP. – A group of area corrections officers recently completed West Shore Community College’s Corrections Academy, a Michigan Sheriffs Coordinating and Training Council (MSCTC) approved 160-hour certification program for personnel supervising inmates in county jails. The academy program focuses on providing the skills necessary to maintain safety and security within a correctional facility. Created in 1993, MSCTC requires county-level corrections…

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Friday Night Live may expand 2 blocks for 1 night

June 8, 2013

LUDINGTON — The popular downtown Ludington Friday Night Live may expand another block if a request from the Downtown Ludington Board is approved by the City Council Monday night. The board is requesting permission to extend the event for July 26. Friday Night Live is scheduled for July 19 and 26 and Aug. 2 and 9. Typically it is on…

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Possible phone scam

June 7, 2013

MCP follower Arlene Wierda reports that she has received multiple phone from a computer company that claims it is called Life Order Support of Tampa. “They said I have this major virus on my computer and want me to turn my computer on for them,” Wierda said. “I have checked around and this is a scam. If you turn your…

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The Scoop: Lakeshore Animal Friends

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