Mom to Mom Sale is April 28. 

April 18, 2018

Mom to Mom Sale is April 28.  LUDINGTON — The 14th Mom 2 Mom Sale, sponsored by MOPS/MOMSnext of Ludington, will be held on Saturday, April 28 from 8 a.m. to noon at Cornerstone Baptist Church, 121 N. Nelson Road. Admission is a $2 per person donation; kids under 12 are free. The event is a specialized, high quality group…

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Pancake breakfast will raise funds for Riverton Fire Dept.

April 17, 2018

Pancake breakfast will raise funds for Riverton Fire Dept. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. RIVERTON TOWNSHIP —The Riverton Township Fire Department is holding its annual pancake breakfast on Saturday, April 21 from 7:30 a.m. to noon at Riverton Township Hall, 2104 W. Hawley Road. The cost is $8 per person, which includes pancakes, sausages, scrambled eggs, coffee, apple juice, and orange…

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Additional deputies request may go on August ballot.

April 17, 2018

Additional deputies request may go on August ballot. #MasonCountyCrime #MasonCountyNews. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. LUDINGTON — The Mason County Board of Commissioners’ Finance Committee has approved Mason County Sheriff Kim Cole’s request to ask the voters to consider a millage request to increase the sheriff’s office’s road patrol by four deputies. The request will be considered by the full board…

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Pentwater woman murdered in Florida.

April 17, 2018

Pentwater woman murdered in Florida. #murdersuicide FORT MYERS, Fla. — Ada Kajtazi, 52, of Pentwater was shot and killed at a Denny’s restaurant parking lot last week by an 83-year-old man who also shot himself and died, according to news reports in Florida. The murder-suicide occurred Wednesday, April 11, at 9:30 a.m. Ronald Huffman shot and killed Kajtazi, and then…

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MCC to hold half day Friday. 

April 17, 2018

MCC to hold half day Friday.  SCOTTVILLE — Mason County Central Schools will hold a scheduled half day of school on Friday, April 20 to allow instructional staff to participate in district professional development. Scottville Elementary will dismiss at 11:20 a.m. and all other grades will dismiss at 11:30 a.m. A sack lunch will be available. Students who ride buses…

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Getting ready to jump in the Big Lake.

April 17, 2018

Getting ready to jump in the Big Lake. LUDINGTON — Kate Lietz and Sarah McMahan of the Lakeshore Food Club were testing out the weather conditions at Stearns Park beach Tuesday afternoon in preparation of the annual Lake Jump, which takes place Saturday, April 21 at 11 a.m. The Lakeshore Food Club is this year’s benefactor of the 19th annual…

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Ludington Avenue construction start postponed until April 23.

April 17, 2018

Ludington Avenue construction start postponed until April 23. LUDINGTON — The start of construction work along Ludington Avenue (US 10) from Jackson Road (Ludington city limits) and Rowe Street has been delayed until Monday, April 23, due to weather conditions. The project will include sidewalk ramp upgrades, drainage repairs and resurfacing of the street. During the first few weeks of the…

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22nd annual auction to benefit MCE athletic programs.

April 17, 2018

22nd annual auction to benefit MCE athletic programs. #MasonCountyNews. FOUNTAIN — The 22nd annual Mason County Eastern Athletic Boosters Auction takes place Saturday, April 21 beginning at 6 p.m. at Sherman Township Hall, 3854 E. Main St. The event is the major fund raiser for MCE sports programs and will include hundreds of items donated from local businesses and individuals.…

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Earth Day Celebration scheduled for Saturday.

April 17, 2018
Earth Day Celebration scheduled for Saturday.

Earth Day Celebration scheduled for Saturday. PERE MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP — An Earth Day Celebration is being held Saturday, April 21 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the United Methodist Church of Ludington, 5810 W. Bryant Road. The event is sponsored by AFFEW (A Few Friends of the Environment of the World). Topics and speakers include: Biology and Ecology of…

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Closings and cancellations, Tuesday, April 17, 2018.

April 17, 2018

Mason County Central JV baseball at Ravenna MCC varsity baseball and softball vs. Ravenna MCC varsity track and field vs. Ravenna has been rescheduled to May 8, 4 p.m. Ludington varsity and JV soccer at Traverse City. Cancellations for Wednesday, April 18: Ludington varsity golf at Orchard View LHS varsity tennis vs. Manistee LHS JV tennis at Traverse City St.…

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Weather spotter class offered Saturday. 

April 17, 2018

Weather spotter class offered Saturday.  LUDINGTON — Mason Co Emergency Management & the National Weather Service will be hosting a SkyWarn Weather Spotter class on Saturday April 21 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Ludington City Hall Community Room, 400 S. Harrison St. This is a free class and open to the public.

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Scottville Commission expected to decide on marijuana dispensaries at next meeting.

April 16, 2018

Scottville Commission expected to decide on marijuana dispensaries at next meeting. #ScottvilleNews. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. SCOTTVILLE — The Scottville City Commission is expected to make a decision on medical marijuana dispensaries during its next regular meeting, on Monday, May 7 at 5:30 p.m. During tonight’s meeting, Mayor Bruce Krieger presented a motion to prohibit dispensaries in the town. Krieger…

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Downtown Scottville to return to 45-degree parking angle.

April 16, 2018

Downtown Scottville to return to 45-degree parking angle. #ScottvilleNews. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. SCOTTVILLE — The City Commission voted Monday during its regular meeting to restore the downtown parking to 45-degree angles. City Manager Amy Williams, at the request of the Commission, asked an engineer to review the 100 block of South Main Street.  In 2011 the streetscape was rebuilt…

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Hospital volunteers donate $25,000 toward Family Birthing Center renovations.

April 16, 2018

Hospital volunteers donate $25,000 toward Family Birthing Center renovations. LUDINGTON — As part of National Volunteer Appreciation Week (April 15-21), the volunteers of Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital presented a $25,000 donation to support the upcoming renovation of the hospital’s Family Birthing Center. “In 2015, our volunteers committed to raise $150,000 toward the Family Birthing Center project,” said Janet Baxter, president…

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Attorney Carlos Alvarado to discuss immigration at GOP meeting.

April 16, 2018

Attorney Carlos Alvarado to discuss immigration at GOP meeting. PERE MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP — Ludington based attorney Carlos Alvarado will be the featured speaker at the monthly meeting of the Mason County Republican Executive Committee. Alvarado will discuss immigration. The meeting, which is open to the public, will be held on Tuesday, April 17 at 6:30 p.m. in the board room…

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