Watch out for deer.

October 15, 2019

Watch out for deer. #MasonCounty Deer are on the move in Mason County, and motorists need to be on the look out for them. Local police reported 10 car/deer crashes on Mason County roads in the last 24-hour period. The following is recent police activity in Mason County: Monday, Oct. 14, 2019: 5:48 a.m., (Mason County Sheriff’s Office), car/deer crash,…

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Obituary: Eleanor Leah Miller, 89, of Ludington

October 15, 2019

Obituary: Eleanor Leah Miller, 89, of Ludington Eleanor Leah Miller, 89, of Ludington passed away Sunday, October 13, 2019. She was born September 14, 1930 in Eden Township to William and Marguerite (Marrison) Everson. Eleanor attended Major School through the eighth grade. She held various jobs and at the age of 16, she began working for the Old Hamlin restaurant…

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Obituary: Elaine C. Nicholson, 86, of Ludington 

October 15, 2019

Obituary: Elaine C. Nicholson, 86, of Ludington  Elaine C. Nicholson, 86, of Ludington died Monday, October 14, 2019 after a lingering illness. Elaine was a graduate of South High School, a homemaker, a wonderful Christian lady, and for many years, a member of the Grand Rapids Covenant Church where she was married on December 15, 1956. She was preceded in…

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Obituary: Frank Rorup Petersen, 97, of Ludington

October 15, 2019

Obituary: Frank Rorup Petersen, 97, of Ludington Frank Rorup Petersen, 97, of Ludington, passed away on Thursday October 10, 2019. He was born on December 6, 1921 at home in Mason County to the late George R. and Thora (Kofoed) Petersen, both of whom were immigrants from Denmark. Frank attended Eagle School through the eighth grade and later graduated from…

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Covenant Christian School to hold annual auction.

October 15, 2019

Covenant Christian School to hold annual auction. AMBER TOWNSHIP — Covenant Christian School will hold its annual auction on Saturday, Nov. 9 at 6 p.m. at the school, 2980 W. US 10. Entry into the event and appetizers are free. Proceeds go directly to building maintenance, curriculum, utilities, and all additional operating expenses. Tuition is responsible for covering payroll for the…

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Obituary: Izeek Joe Ratliff, 21, of Scottville

October 14, 2019

Obituary: Izeek Joe Ratliff, 21, of Scottville Izeek Joe Ratliff, 21, of Scottville died Friday, October 11, 2019 from injuries of an automobile accident.  Izeek was born on November 15, 1997 in Ludington, was raised in the loving home of his parents James and Sonja (Luomala) Ratliff, and graduated from Mason County Central High School with the class of 2016. …

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Suspect who drowned trying to flee from police identified.

October 14, 2019

Suspect who drowned trying to flee from police identified. #LudingtonNews. LUDINGTON — The suspect in a domestic assault case who ran from police and drowned after jumping into a bayou has been identified as Jeremy Wayne Linstrom, 44, of Ludington, said Ludington Police Chief Mark Barnett. Ludington police officers responded to a complaint in the 200 block of East Danaher…

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MCC High School reschedules parent-teacher conferences.

October 14, 2019

MCC High School reschedules parent-teacher conferences. SCOTTVILLE — Mason County Central High School has rescheduled its parent-teacher conferences due to unforeseen circumstances, according to Principal Jeff Tuka. Conferences were originally scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 16 and have been rescheduled to Wednesday, Oct. 23 from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Parents with questions may call the high school at 231-757-4748.

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Rep. O’Malley announces October office hours

October 14, 2019

Rep. O’Malley announces October office hours State Rep. Jack O’Malley, R-Lake Ann, has announced his October in-district office hours. “The best part of my job is listening to the input of residents from the ‘Fighting 101st’,” Rep. O’Malley said. “I hope you’ll join me at one of my stops this month and share what’s on your mind.” Rep. O’Malley will…

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Gus Macker funds donated to local organizations. 

October 14, 2019

Gus Macker funds donated to local organizations.  LUDINGTON — The Ludington & Scottville Area Chamber of Commerce recently awarded donations to community organizations as a result of the 2019 Ludington Gus Macker 3-on-3 Charity Basketball Tournament. The tournament, hosted by the chamber, was held last June at Stearns Park Beach and had courts for 751 teams playing 3-on-3 basketball. Funds…

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Obituary: Dorothy Ann Smogoleski, 82, of Ludington

October 14, 2019

Obituary: Dorothy Ann Smogoleski, 82, of Ludington Dorothy Ann Smogoleski, 82, of Ludington joined her Lord and Savior Sunday, October 13, 2019. She was born August 25, 1937 in Ludington to Marshall and Daisy Mattis. Dorothy married the late Larry Smogoleski on January 8, 1955 in Ludington. She loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. Dorothy enjoyed crocheting…

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Drunk driving, DWLS arrests top weekend police activity.

October 14, 2019

Drunk driving, DWLS arrests top weekend police activity. #MasonCountyCrime The following is police activity in Mason County over the weekend: Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019: – 10:43 a.m., (Mason County Sheriff’s Office), a 29-year-old Ludington man was cited for driving while license suspended (DWLS) following a traffic stop, First Street near Pere Marquette Highway, Pere Marquette Township. Friday, Oct. 11, 2019:…

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Occasional rain showers Tuesday. 

October 14, 2019

Occasional rain showers Tuesday.  Smith & Eddy Insurance Weather. A few clouds tonight with light and variable winds. Low temperature about 34 degrees. Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019. Considerable cloudiness with occasional rain showers. High 55; low 44 Precipitation: 60% day; 60% evening. Wind: SSE 11 mph day; W 8 mph evening. Humidity: 77% day; 90% evening. Sunrise: 7:59 a.m.; sunset:…

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Lakeshore Animal Friends to hold fundraiser.

October 14, 2019

Lakeshore Animal Friends to hold fundraiser. LUDINGTON — Lakeshore Animal Friends will hold a fundraiser, Oh! For “Pet’s Sake, on Wednesday, Oct. 16 at 6 p.m. at PM Steamers, 502 W. Loomis St. The event will include appetizers, chocolate fountain and dessert bar, 50/50 raffle, silent auction and a live auction hosted by Sherman Morse. Tickets are $15 per person…

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Recent deaths, posted Oct. 14, 2019

October 14, 2019

Recent deaths, posted Oct. 14, 2019 The following recent deaths have been reported to MCP: Bonnie Mercein Blanchard, 67, of Pentwater, died on Sunday, October 13, 2019.  Arrangements by Oak Grove Funeral Home of Ludington. Dorothy Ann Smogoleski, 82, of Ludington, died on Sunday, October 13, 2019. Arrangements by Oak Grove Funeral Home of Ludington.   Jeremy Wayne Linstrom, 44, of…

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