Free Soil Senior Center to hold benefit dinner Saturday.

November 13, 2018

Free Soil Senior Center to hold benefit dinner Saturday. FREE SOIL — The Free Soil Senior Center will hold a fundraising spaghetti and chili dinner on Saturday, Nov. 17 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Free Soil Community Center, 8480 N. Democrat St. Cost is a suggested donation of $10 for adults, $5 for children ages 6 to 10…

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Snow showers possible this morning.  

November 13, 2018

Snow showers possible this morning.   Smith & Eddy Insurance Weather. Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018 Mainly cloudy with snow showers in the morning. High 28; low 24 Precipitation: 40% Wind: NW 11 mph day; WNW 11 mph evening. Humidity: 63% Sunrise: 7:37 a.m.; sunset: 5:21 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018 Sunny skies High 35; low 29 Precipitation: 0% Wind: SW 9…

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Scottville woman struck by truck after jumping out of vehicle.

November 12, 2018

Scottville woman struck by truck after jumping out of vehicle. AMBER TOWNSHIP — A 55-year-old Scottville woman was struck by a pick-up truck Monday night in the 3400 block of Johnson Road, east of Dennis Road. According to law enforcement personnel on the scene, the woman had jumped out of a parked 1996 Dodge Neon car, into the path of…

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Krieger re-elected Scottville mayor, commissioners sworn-in.

November 12, 2018

Krieger re-elected Scottville mayor, commissioners sworn-in. SCOTTVILLE — Bruce Krieger was re-elected mayor Monday during the Scottville City Commission’s organizational meeting; Marcy Spencer was re-elected mayor pro-tem. Scottville’s commission elects its mayor and mayor pro-tem every two years, both are also elected commissioners who vote on matters that come before the commission. Krieger was recently elected as a second ward…

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Emergency personnel rescue woman from water-filled car in ditch.

November 12, 2018

Emergency personnel rescue woman from water-filled car in ditch. AMBER TOWNSHIP — Firefighters and EMS personnel rescued a 90-year-old Midland woman after she drove her car into a ditch on the southwest corner of US 10-31 and Stiles Road Monday evening. The crash occurred about 6 p.m. According to Mason County Sheriff Sgt. Jeremy King, the woman, who has dementia,…

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Darr Road bridges to re-open Tuesday.

November 12, 2018

Darr Road bridges to re-open Tuesday. SHERMAN TOWNSHIP — Two Darr Road bridges that have been under re-construction since June will be re-opened on Tuesday, Nov. 13, the Mason County Road Commission announced today. The bridges are located between Sugar Grove and Mavis roads over the South Branch of the Lincoln River, and also south of Fountain Road over the…

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Ludington hospital honors veterans

November 12, 2018

Hospital honors veterans LUDINGTON — Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital held its annual Veterans Day ceremony Monday, Nov. 12, at 11 a.m. The ceremony included speaker Fred Reader, Jr. , a U.S. Army Veteran and Purple Heart recipient. Reader is an emergency medical technician at Life EMS and also a firefighter/EMT with Pere Marquette Township Fire Department. He was one of…

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Police: 20 crashes over the weekend, 12 involving deer.

November 12, 2018

Police: 20 crashes over the weekend, 12 involving deer. #MasonCountyNews MASON COUNTY – The Mason County Sheriff’s Office and the Hart post of the Michigan State Police responded to a combined 20 vehicle crashes over the weekend, and a dozen of those crashes involved deer. The following is police activity over the weekend in Mason County: Friday, Nov. 9, 2018:…

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Library book club to meet Nov. 20. 

November 12, 2018

Library book club to meet Nov. 20.  SCOTTVILLE — The Mason County District Library Scottville branch is hosting a book club that meets on the third Tuesday of the month, beginning Nov. 20 at 1 p.m. The group will be reading “My Brilliant Friend” by Elena Ferrante, the first in a four book series about two friends from Naples, Italy.…

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Cloudy today, snow showers possible tonight.  

November 12, 2018
Cloudy today, snow showers possible tonight.  

Cloudy today, snow showers possible tonight.   Smith & Eddy Insurance Weather. Monday, Nov. 12, 2018 Cloudy skies today with late night snow showers. High 33; low 25 Precipitation: 20% day; 60% evening. Wind: NW 6 mph Humidity: 71% Sunrise: 7:36 a.m.; sunset: 5:22 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018 Mainly cloudy with snow showers in the morning. High 28; low 24…

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North breakwater closed due to weather.

November 10, 2018

North breakwater closed due to weather. LUDINGTON — The north breakwater has been closed to pedestrian traffic today, Saturday, Nov. 10, due to weather conditions, according to Ludington Police Chief Mark Barnett.

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Homeless youths need our support, help

November 10, 2018

Homeless youths need our support, help Letter to the editor by Cynthia Arneson Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week is November 10 to 18. Imagine being a 17-year-old high school senior and finding yourself homeless and on your own. It is a stark existence fraught with despair. There are currently more than 2 million homeless youth in the United States, with Michigan ranking sixth in…

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Obituary: Angeline Krause, 88, Ludington.

November 10, 2018

Obituary: Angeline Krause, 88, Ludington. Angeline Loretta Krause, 88, of Ludington, passed away on Wednesday, November 7, 2018. Angeline was born on December 13, 1929 in Wisconsin, the daughter of Nicholas and Veronica (Banks) Stark.  She graduated from Onekama High School in 1947 and married the late Jack Krause. Angeline was a dedicated mother to three daughters.  She enjoyed crossword…

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Obituary: Patrick Payment, 76, Ludington.

November 10, 2018

Obituary: Patrick Payment, 76, Ludington. Patrick Hoyt Payment, 76, of Ludington, passed away on November 2, 2018. Patrick was born on December 5, 1941 in Ludington, the son of Hoyt and Ann (Findling) Payment.  He was wed to Des Neiges “Dee” Marquis on July 24, 1999 at St. Jerome Catholic Church in Scottville.  Patrick graduated from St. Simon High School…

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Free Soil, Hoague roads open to traffic.

November 9, 2018

Free Soil, Hoague roads open to traffic. SCOTTVILLE — The Mason County Road Commission has announced that Free Soil and Hoague roads have been re-opened to through traffic. Both roads were reconstructed and resurfaced. The gravel shoulders were placed and gront slopes graded. Final restoration will be completed in the spring of 2019. Construction on Free Soil Road took place…

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