Recent births, posted April 20, 2017.

April 20, 2017
Recent births, posted April 20, 2017.

Recent births, reported April 20, 2017.  #MasonCountyBirths Recent births are brought to you by Shelby Gem Factory. See more information below.  Births took place at Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital, unless indicated otherwise.  Emma Ann Comstock, the daughter of Danielle and Michael Comstock of Ludington, was born April 14, 2017. Monico Enrique Solis, the son of Alice Ortiz and Juan Solis of Ludington, was…

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Recent death, posted April 20, 2017.

April 20, 2017
Recent death, posted April 20, 2017.

#MasonCountyDeaths Recent deaths are brought to you by Beads & Blooms Florist, 78 N. Jebavy Dr., Ludington, MI 49431; 231-425-4133.  The following recent death has been reported to MCP: Floyd Obel 88, of Ludington died Tuesday, April 18 at Tendercare of Ludington. Funeral arrangements by Wyman Funeral & Cremation Services – Stephens Funeral Home, Scottville. See full list of 2017 deaths…

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LAS Kindergarten Round-Up still on for tonight.

April 20, 2017
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LAS Kindergarten Round-Up still on for tonight. LUDINGTON — Kindergarten Round-Up for Ludington Area Schools is still on schedule for tonight, though classes in the school district were canceled due to early morning power outages. The round-up is scheduled from 6 to 7 p.m. at Lakeview Elementary School, 502 W. Haight St. See the school’s website for more details.

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Hospital on emergency power, portions of Ludington still without.

April 20, 2017

Hospital on emergency power, portions of Ludington still without. UPDATE: Power has been restored at the hospital.  LUDINGTON — Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital is currently operating on emergency generator power. Hospital personnel report that the Emergency Department is fully functional but some departments have been curtailed until full power is restored. There are delays in cancer treatment with patients being…

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Man punches woman in face, flees.

April 20, 2017
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Man punches woman in face, flees. #MasonCountyNews #PoliceNews PERE MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP — A warrant is being sought for a 41-year-old Ludington man for a felony charge of aggravated domestic assault after he allegedly punched a female in the face during an argument Wednesday, April 19, at 1:01 a.m. in the 5700 block of West Barton Road, according to Mason County…

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Citizen donates emergency kit for K-9.

April 20, 2017
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Citizen donates emergency kit for K-9.  LUDINGTON — A citizen recently donated funds to purchase an emergency medical kit for the Mason County Sheriff’s Office’s K-9 unit, Cash. Dep. Ken Baum, the department’s K-9 handler, said the kit includes a respirator, splints, sutures, gauze, ice packs, and many other items that may be used in case the Dutch Shepard is…

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Power outages close some schools.

April 20, 2017

The following schools are closed today due to power outages: Ludington Area Schools, Ludington Area Catholic School, and West Shore Educational Service District.

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The Land: Fencing the deer out of the field.

April 19, 2017
The Land: Fencing the deer out of the field.

The Land: Fencing the deer out of the field.  The Land features topics in local agriculture, one of Mason County’s top industries. #TheLand #MasonCountyAg. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. BRANCH TOWNSHIP — Damage to crops by deer can cause significant issues to farmers. Deer can transfer disease to crops and to each other. Last week, a crew from Ohse Farms was…

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79th District Court arraignments include drug offenses.

April 19, 2017
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79th District Court arraignments include drug offenses. #MasonCountyCourtNews By Alan Neushwander, Contributing Writer. LUDINGTON — The following were recently arraigned in 79th District Court: Felonies -Jeremy Michael Gagliardo, 35, of 3690 N. Taylor Rd., Sheridan Township, was arrested Apr. 6 by the State, Sheriff, and City Enforcement of Narcotic Team (SSCENT) on felony charges of delivery/manufacture of controlled substance and…

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79th District Court sentencings and dismissals, posted April 19, 2017.

April 19, 2017
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79th District Court sentencings and dismissals, posted April 19, 2017. #MasonCountyCourtNews. By Alan Neushwander, Contributing Writer. LUDINGTON — The following were recently sentenced in 79th District Court: – Zachary Alan Shurlow, 23, of 618 ½ E. Melendy St., Ludington, pleaded guilty Apr. 11 to possession of marijuana and was sentenced to 70 days in jail with credit for 64 days…

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Friends of Ludington State Park receive $13,000 donation from beer festival.

April 19, 2017
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Friends of Ludington State Park receive $13,000 donation from beer festival.  HAMLIN TOWNSHIP — The Ludington Area Convention and Visitors Bureau presented a check for $13,322.10 to the Friends of the Ludington State Park Tuesday. The money was raised during the third annual BrrrewFest that was held in January. The beer festival had 775 attendees this year. The Friends of…

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Chamber announces Community Service Award nominees.

April 19, 2017

Chamber announces Community Service Award nominees.  There are seven nominations for the 2016 Ludington & Scottville Area Chamber of Commerce Community Service award. Nominees include: Tom and Patricia Ezdebski of Ludington, Dave and Shelia Preston of Ludington, Ed Santarelli of New York state, Rick Plummer of Ludington, Sally and Jerry Cole of Scottville, the Ludington Petunia Parade Committee, and Kathy…

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Four businesses nominated for Business of the Year.

April 19, 2017

Four businesses nominated for Business of the Year. Four businesses, including two real estate firms, have been nominated for the Ludington and Scottville Area Chamber of Commerce’s Business of the Year award. Those businesses include Bayshore Real Estate of Amber Township, Lighthouse Realty of Ludington, Servpro of Manistee, Ludington and Cadillac (based locally in Amber Township), and the Shade Tree…

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Fraud, disturbance top police activity.

April 19, 2017
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Fraud, disturbance top police activity. #MasonCountyNews #PoliceNews The following is recent police activity in Mason County: Monday, April 17, 2017: – 1:30 p.m., (Michigan State Police), fraud, 600 block of Stiles Road, Amber Township. Tuesday, April 18, 2017: – 8:48 p.m., (Ludington Police Department), disturbance, 500 block of East Danaher Street, City of Ludington. – 9:31 p.m., (MSP), car/deer crash,…

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Another prom dress distribution night planned for Wednesday.

April 18, 2017
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Another prom dress distribution night planned for Wednesday.  Photo and story by Dan Vargas, MCP Staff. LUDINGTON — The first round of prom dress distribution took place Monday evening with another night planned Wednesday, April 19, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Emanuel Lutheran Church at 501 E Danaher St, Ludington. During Monday’s event, 11 girls attended and were to…

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Recent deaths, posted April 18, 2017.

April 18, 2017
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#MasonCountyDeaths Recent deaths are brought to you by Beads & Blooms Florist, 78 N. Jebavy Dr., Ludington, MI 49431; 231-425-4133.  The following recent deaths have been reported to MCP: Jimmy Walter Weirauch, 81, of Baldwin, died on Sunday, April 16, 2017. Arrangements by Oak Grove Funeral Home & Cremation Center of Ludington. Mondo Elizabeth Miney, 90, of Ludington, died on Wednesday,…

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New public comment rules for Scottville commission.

April 17, 2017
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New public comment rules for Scottville commission. SCOTTVILLE — Scottville Mayor Bruce Krieger has changed the rules of public comment at City Commission meetings. In the past the City Commission has had rather loose rules when it comes to members of the public coming in and speaking their minds. Typically, the interaction between citizens and the Commission has been informal…

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Spartan Proud: Teaching the world’s leaders how to be remarkable.

April 17, 2017
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Spartan Proud: Teaching the world’s leaders how to be remarkable. #SpartanProud #MCCSchools. Spartan Proud is sponsored by Mason County Central Schools. This series features alumni of Mason County Central telling their stories. Today we feature Kevin Eikenberry, class of 1980. Kevin Eikenberry will make two rare professional appearances in Mason County on Tuesday, April 18. See below for details. By…

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