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Advertise your yard sale on MCP/OCP.

July 15, 2019

Advertise your yard sale on MCP/OCP. Mason County Press and Oceana County Press will now offer yard sale ads each Thursday. We will run a post with a listing of the yard sales happening in Mason and Oceana counties. We want to keep it simple: The cost is $12 per weekly posting, payable by PayPal. Add $5 for up to…

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Offshore Classic/Big Boys fishing tournaments begin this week.

July 15, 2019

Offshore Classic/Big Boys fishing tournaments begin this week. LUDINGTON — The port of Ludington will host fishing contests for all ages and abilities this week. Between 250-300 boats are expected to compete for large cash prizes during the Ludington Offshore Classic/Big Boys Tournament. Sponsored by the Ludington & Scottville Area Chamber of Commerce and Betten Baker Ford of Ludington, the…

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Woman pulled to safety after sailboat flips over.

July 15, 2019

Woman pulled to safety after sailboat flips over. #MasonCounty HAMLIN TOWNSHIP – A 41-year-old NorthbrooK, Illinois woman was pulled to safety by other boaters Saturday, July 13, shortly before 6 p.m. after her sailboat flipped over on Hamlin Lake near the sand dunes, according to Mason County Sheriff Kim Cole. The woman was thrown into the water when the boat…

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Local author receives awards.

July 15, 2019

Michigan Outdoor Writers Association recently presented writer Joan H. Young of Amber Township with three awards for excellence in writing craft for 2018. The recognition was made at the MOWA annual conference in June 2019. Young received a James H Hall award which includes stories highlighting “non-consumptive” activities, those whose intent is not to take something from the outdoors (such…

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Motorcyclist who died on US 10 Saturday identified. 

July 14, 2019

Motorcyclist who died on US 10 Saturday identified.  AMBER TOWNSHIP –The Mason County Sheriff’s Office has released the name of the motorcyclist who died Saturday afternoon following a motorcycle/truck crash on US 10 near the US 31 bypass. Douglas Fleischfresser, 58, of Oshkosh Wis. was pronounced dead on the scene.  According to Mason County Sheriff Kim Cole,  Fleischfresser was leading…

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