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Thanks for a great 2012, here’s to 2013!

December 27, 2012

As 2013 approaches, I wanted to take a few moments and reflect on 2012. MasonCountyPress.com was started in January 2012 with the goal of providing free news and information to the people of Mason County. I also wanted to create a news source which took advantage of social networking, giving people news now rather than 24 hours later. We started…

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Badger’s competitor owns coal mine; Sen. Durbin received financing from coal

December 26, 2012
Badger’s competitor owns coal mine; Sen. Durbin received financing from coal

Two very outspoken opponents to the S.S. Badger carferry’s use of coal seem to actually benefit financially from coal. The owner of the Milwaukee to Muskegon car ferry, owns stock in a coal plant while Illinois’ senior senator received nearly $53,000 in campaign contributions from coal-related industries. Sheldon B. Lubar, who owns Lake Express of Milwaukee with his sons, has…

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Scottville Main Street gets a new boost

December 26, 2012
Scottville Main Street gets a new boost

SCOTTVILLE — Scottville’s Main Street program got a new boost in recent weeks with the announcement that the program is being recognized as a Master program with the state. This is good news for the program, which was in jeopardy of losing its recognition with the state because it was not accredited last year. “We weren’t accredited in 2010/2011,” Main…

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Ahlgren pleas guilty to embezzlement from bank

December 25, 2012

GRAND RAPIDS – Stacy Lynn Ahlgren, a former employee of Northwestern Bank in Ludington, has pleaded guilty to embezzlement, according to Mlive.com. The longtime employee took nearly $900,000 from the bank over five years. Ahlgren made her first appearance in U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan Thursday. She pleaded guilty as charged to embezzlement from an insured…

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Merry Christmas

December 24, 2012
Merry Christmas

  A story with a twist. By Pastor Henrik Lidman. I sometimes enjoy watching a movie more the second time then the first time, especially if it is a really suspense filled movie with a twist on the end. As I watch it the second time the bad parts seems more bearable because I know that the ending is going…

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Legally Speaking: Consent to search

Betten Baker Ford

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