Stories

New brewery brings out the true artist in Andrew Thomas

April 12, 2014
New brewery brings out the true artist in Andrew Thomas

By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief.  AMBER TWP. — It actually seems like a natural transition for artist extraordinaire Andrew Thomas to open a brewery. Andrew, 33, is always evolving as an artist and this newest venture is just another step in his artistic growth. The setting for the brewery — a tree-lined narrow Stiles Road south of U.S. 10-31 — is…

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Age has no boundaries for this cage fighter

March 29, 2014
Age has no boundaries for this cage fighter

War on the Shore mixed martial arts competition Baymont Inn. April 12. By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief.  AMBER TWP. — Cage fighting might seem like a sport for young men, but one Ludington man is changing that. Patrick Flagg is 51-years-old and has been active in the sport for the past two years. He’s very likely one of the oldest cage fighters…

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Grow your business with advisors

December 17, 2013
Grow your business with advisors

The Business Plan “The Business Plan” is a partnership between the Ludington & Scottville Area Chamber of Commerce and Mason County Press. By Matt Larson. Business Development Consultant. Ludington & Scottville Area Chamber of Commerce. See Part 1, posted Nov. 19, 2013, here. Now that you have researched your business idea and are confident in its execution it is time…

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Custer native creates Songs 4 Soldiers

June 17, 2013
Custer native creates Songs 4 Soldiers

By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. There are a lot of basic necessities our soldiers are in need of while serving in Afghanistan. Though music is not a need, it certainly is something that helps with morale. Last year, while managing some bands in Las Vegas where he now lives, Custer Township native Eric Pehrson came up with the idea of sending…

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Meet Scottville’s newest family: Eric, Michelle and Owen

June 14, 2013
Meet Scottville’s newest family: Eric, Michelle and Owen

Story by Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief. LUDINGTON – Something really good happened Thursday at the Mason County Courthouse. Do you know how nice it is to write that? It seems that so often when I go to the courthouse all I witness are people who have done harm to society. It was such a joy to experience something different there today.…

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Death Notices

Steve L. Dykman, 45
John Jenkins, Jr. 74,

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