Obituary: Nellis Riisberg, 90, Scottville.

May 23, 2017

Obituary: Nellis Riisberg, 90, Scottville. #MasonCountyDeaths. Nellis Harnau Riisberg, 90, of Scottville, peacefully passed away on May 22, 2017, at his home with his family by his side. Born on August 7, 1926, at 4:44 a.m. to Erhardt and Susie Harnau Riisberg in Muskegon, Nellis attended school in Muskegon and enlisted in the Navy in 1944, and served on the…

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Police respond to recent traffic crashes, arrest woman for driving on suspended license.

May 23, 2017

Police respond to recent traffic crashes, arrest woman for driving on suspended license.   #MasonCountyCrime The following is recent police activity in Mason County: Friday, May 19, 2017: 1:11 a.m., (Ludington Police Department), suspicious situation, 500 block of North Washington Avenue, City of Ludington. 12:05 p.m., (LPD), liquor inspection, 200 block of West Ludington Avenue, City of Ludington. 2:23 p.m., (LPD),…

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Victory Corner Rd. closure.

May 23, 2017

Victory Corner Rd. closure.  AMBER TOWNSHIP — Victory Corner Road between Hansen and Decker roads will be closed beginning 7 a.m. Wednesday May 24 until about 5 p.m. Thursday, May 25 for a culvert replacement by the Mason County Road Commission.

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Recent births, reported May 23, 2017.

May 23, 2017

Recent births, reported May 23, 2017. #MasonCountyBirths Births took place at Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital, unless indicated otherwise.  Lexi Jade Chansler, the daughter of Misty Spalding and David Chansler of Scottville, was born May 8, 2017. Haley Mae Fishel, the daughter of Amber and John Fishel Jr. of Hart, was born May 17, 2017. Athena Ralyndin Sullivan, the daughter of Alysha Sullivan and Charlie Mantell…

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Walk A Mile in My Shoes Rally will support mental health awareness Wednesday.

May 23, 2017

Walk A Mile in My Shoes Rally will support mental health awareness Wednesday.  LUDINGTON — West Michigan Community Mental Health will hold its first local Walk A Mile in My Shoes Rally on Wednesday, May 24. The event, inspired by the state-wide rally held in early May in Lansing, will honor Mental Health Awareness Month. The local rally will raise awareness…

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Got a business idea? You could receive $50,000 through the Momentum competition.

May 22, 2017

Got a business idea? You could receive $50,000 through the Momentum competition.  PERE MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP– One lucky entrepreneur with a viable business idea or with less than $100,000 in sales annually will win $50,000 in prize money in a “Shark Tank”-style competition in front of a live audience Sept. 15. And the only catch is the winner must start or…

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Pair arrested following crash; warrant sought for ‘Peeping Tom.’

May 22, 2017

Pair arrested following crash; warrant sought for ‘Peeping Tom.’ #MasonCountyCrime SCOTTVILLE – A 27-year-old Kentwood man was arrested by Mason County sheriff’s deputies on charges of operating while intoxicated, driving while license suspended (DWLS), open intoxicants and no insurance and his passenger, a 39-year-old Fountain woman, was arrested on charges of open intoxicants and possession of a schedule 4 drug…

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Obituary: Robert Edwards, 78, Custer.

May 19, 2017

Obituary: Robert Edwards, 78, Custer.  #MasonCountyDeaths. Robert Graham Edwards, 78, of Custer passed away peacefully at his home on Friday, May 19, 2017.  Robert was born on March 28, 1939 in Bitner, Pennsylvania, the son of John G. and Mildred (Jordan) Edwards and served with the United States Coast Guard as chief boatswain’s mate, retiring in 1978 after 22 years…

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Obituary: Eva Petersen, 92, Free Soil.

May 19, 2017

Obituary: Eva Petersen, 92, Free Soil.  #MasonCountyDeaths. Eva Barbara Petersen, 92, of Free Soil passed away on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at her home.  Eva was born on April 29, 1925 in Free Soil, the daughter of Bartlomiej and Agatha (Kosowska) Gajeski and was wed to Alfred P. Petersen on September 30, 1944 at St. John Cantius Catholic Church in…

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Police respond to several crashes Thursday.

May 19, 2017

Police respond to several crashes Thursday.  #MasonCountyCrime. The following is police activity in Mason County Thursday, May 18, 2017: 5:55 a.m., (Mason County Sheriff’s Office), car/deer crash, no injuries, Johnson Road west of Stiles Road, Amber Township. 6:56 a.m., (MCSO), car/deer crash, no injuries, Fountain and Custer roads, Sherman Township. 7:12 a.m., (MCSO), car/deer crash, no injuries, Hawley Road and…

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Recent death, reported May 19, 2017.

May 19, 2017

#MasonCountyDeaths The following recent death has been reported to MCP:   • Eva Gajewski Petersen, 92, of Free Soil died Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at her home.  Funeral arrangements are pending at Wyman Funeral & Cremation Services – Stephens Funeral Home, Scottville. See full list of 2017 deaths here.    Recent deaths are brought to you by Beads & Blooms Florist,…

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Ludington man charged with assaulting hospital personnel, police.

May 18, 2017

Ludington man charged with assaulting hospital personnel, police. #MasonCountyCrime. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. LUDINGTON — A 35-year-old Ludington man was arrested Wednesday morning by Ludington Police Department after the man allegedly assaulted several police officers and hospital personnel. Ludington Police Department was called to the 200 block of East Foster Street at 2 a.m. on Wednesday, May 17, for a…

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Assaulting police, drug charges, forgery among recent arraignments.

May 18, 2017

Assaulting/obstructing police tops recent arraignments.  #MasonCountyCrime. By Alan Neushwander, Contributing Writer. LUDINGTON — The following were recently arraigned in Mason County’s 79th District Court: Felonies -Kevin Ryan Shook, 30, of 202 S. Rowe St., Apt. 2, Ludington, was arrested April 27 by the Ludington Police Department (LPD) on a felony charge of assault/resisting/obstructing police. Preliminary hearing: May 31 at 11:15…

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Sheriff K-9 unit nabs fleeing suspect.

May 18, 2017

Sheriff K-9 unit nabs fleeing suspect. #MasonCountyCrime AMBER TOWNSHIP — A 33-year-old Ludington man led police on a wild goose chase early Wednesday morning, May 17, that involved the suspect fleeing out a window, climbing a pine tree to a roof where he jumped off before Mason County sheriff’s deputies, with the assistance of K-9 Cash, nabbed him, according to…

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Person reports assault at McDonald’s.

May 18, 2017

Person reports assault at McDonald’s.  #MasonCountyCrime PERE MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP — A person reported to the Mason County Sheriff’s Office that he or she was struck in the face by an unknown person who fled the scene at the McDonald’s restaurant on West US 10 Wednesday, May 17, at 1:16 p.m., according to Mason County Sheriff Kim Cole. Other police activity…

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Obituary: LaVerne Keson, Sr., 66, Benton Harbor.

May 18, 2017

Obituary: LaVerne Keson, Sr., 66, Benton Harbor. LaVerne “Vern” Bruce Keson Sr., 66, of Benton Harbor passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, May 16, 2017. A memorial service will be held by the family at a later date. Arrangements have been entrusted to Starks & Menchinger Chapel and Cremation Services, St. Joseph. Memorial contributions may be made to the family. Those wishing…

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79th District Court sentencings and dismissals.

May 18, 2017

79th District Court sentencings and dismissals. By Alan Neushwander, Contributing Writer. LUDINGTON — The following were recently sentenced in Mason County’s 79th District Court: -Reenya Bilal-Clinton Burrell, 25, no address listed, pleaded guilty May 9 to possession of marijuana and was sentenced to two days in jail with credit for two days served; one year discretionary jail for two years;…

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Golf tournament to raise funds for Salvation Army.

May 18, 2017

Golf tournament to raise funds for Salvation Army.   HAMLIN TOWNSHIP — The second annual Big Hole golf tournament for Salvation Army, will be held on Saturday, June 3. The tournament will raise money for the organization’s Mason County social services programs.   The event will be held at the Lincoln Hills Country Club. The cost is $60 per person;…

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