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Community events are not an entitlement.

June 2, 2020

Community events are not an entitlement. Editorial by Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. I love summer and I love the many events that take place in our community. I have participated in many of these events in various functions: as an attendee, as a journalist and as a volunteer. Most of these events are funded through donations. They are planned by volunteers…

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Well done Western Michigan Fair Association!

August 12, 2019

Well done Western Michigan Fair Association! Editorial by Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. I love the fair. I believe it is the iconic annual event that defines rural America and I am thankful that Mason County is blessed to have a high quality fair as the Western Michigan Fair. The fair is certainly timeless and brings a certain level of nostalgia. But,…

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Letter to the Editor: WSCC professor, LASD resident offers support for bond.

April 24, 2019

Letter to the Editor: WSCC professor, LASD resident offers support for bond. Letters to the editor are opinion editorials submitted by readers. Letters to the editor are a long tradition in American journalism. The views and opinions of the writer do not necessarily reflect those of Mason County Press, its staff or its parent company. For more information, please refer…

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Letter to the Editor: LASD Superintendent recognizes dedication of school board. 

January 21, 2019
Letter to the Editor: LASD Superintendent recognizes dedication of school board. 

Letter to the Editor: LASD Superintendent recognizes dedication of school board.  By Jason Kennedy, superintendent, Ludington Area School District. Dear Oriole Family: January is School Board Recognition Month. This is a time to recognize the individuals who approach their volunteer work like it is a full-time job and with extraordinary dedication to public schools. They are citizens whose decisions affect…

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Promise Zone is a great opportunity, but board seems a little lopsided.

April 11, 2018

Promise Zone is a great opportunity, but board seems a little lopsided. Editorial By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. The Mason County Board of Commissioners recently selected the members of the newly formed Mason County Promise Zone Authority Board. The Promise Zone is a positive move in the right direction but the board’s geographical make-up seems to be drastically lopsided. See related…

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