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Snowman season

December 22, 2012
Snowman season

CUSTER TWP. — It’s taken awhile for the snow to fall and stick, but we finally got some this week. Photographer Bonnie Chaltron found this snowman along U.S. 10 Saturday.

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OxyChem receives top safety rating

December 22, 2012

December 20, 2012 – The Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA) recently granted renewal of its MVPP Star Award, the state’s highest workplace safety and health award, to Occidental Chemical Corporation’s (OxyChem) calcium chloride manufacturing facility in Ludington. The MIOSHA program is part of the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA). “OxyChem’s Ludington Operations’ long-time commitment to…

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Hospitalization doesn’t stop couple from their wedding

December 22, 2012
Hospitalization doesn’t stop couple from their wedding

By Bill Kerans, Memorial Medical Center. LUDINGTON — Julia and Ravi Sharma of Ludington planned to meet at the altar on Friday—their wedding day. They just didn’t think the altar would be in the hospital. The newlyweds were to be married at the Mason County Courthouse. The wedding happened, as planned, but the ceremony took place in the Birthing Center…

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United Way reaches 75% of goal

December 22, 2012

United Way of Mason County has reached 75% of its $359,125.00 goal, with pledges now totaling $268,852.70. According to Ryan and Tracy Cox, Campaign Co-Chairs, there are still approximately 14 entities that are in the process of wrapping up their campaign, which could account for an additional $72,000.00. “Our goal is to make up the remaining amount from businesses and…

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4 receive sentences in circuit court

December 21, 2012
4 receive sentences in circuit court

LUDINGTON — Four people received sentences this week in 51st Circuit Court. Two of the cases were for second degree murder, another was for a sex offender who has failed to register for the fourth time. – Lashawn Marie Whipple, 19, 2192 Beardsly Rd., Sheridan, Mich., was found guilty of Second Degree Murder (count 6), Unlawfully Driving Away a Motor…

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Legally Speaking: Consent to search

Betten Baker Ford

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