Felonious assault tops recent arraignments, May 9, 2019.

May 9, 2019

Felonious assault tops recent arraignments, May 9, 2019. LUDINGTON — The following were recently arraigned in Mason County’s 79th District Court: Felonies -Mark Edmund Scheuer, 48, of 11853 Anderson Rd., Manistee, was arrested May 6 by Michigan State Police (MSP) on charges of assault with a dangerous weapon (felonious assault). Probably cause hearing: May 15 at 1:30 p.m. Bail: $50,000/10…

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Stalking warrant arrest tops police activity.

May 9, 2019

Stalking warrant arrest tops police activity. #MasonCountyCrime The following is recent police activity in Mason County: Monday, May 6, 2019: 8:49 a.m., (Ludington Police Department), a 37-year-old Ludington man was arrested on a warrant for stalking, City of Ludington. 4:30 p.m., (Michigan State Police), vehicle crash, no injuries, Chauvez and Brye roads, Riverton Township. 9:41 p.m., (LPD), a 35-year-old Ludington…

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79th District Court sentencings and dismissals, posted May 9, 2019.

May 9, 2019

79th District Court sentencings and dismissals, posted May 9, 2019. #MasonCountyCrime LUDINGTON — The following were recently sentenced in Mason County’s 79th District Court: -Michael Neal Okrzesik, 37, of 6825 Travis Rd., Hamlin Township, pleaded guilty May 7 to operating a vehicle while impaired by liquor (OWIL) and was sentenced to 34 days in jail with credit for four days…

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Freemasons donate $3,000 to LHS resource center.

May 9, 2019

Freemasons donate $3,000 to LHS resource center. LUDINGTON — The Freemasons of Pere Marquette #299 donated $3,000 to the Ludington High School Youth Resource Center Wednesday during the organizations quarterly Swiss steak dinner. Mark Boone of the resource center received a check from Mark Rogers, representing the Freemasons. The funds were raised from a previous dinner with matching funds from Michigan…

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Obituary: Donna Lou Liebetreu, 82, of Ludington.

May 9, 2019

Obituary: Donna Lou Liebetreu, 82, of Ludington. Donna Lou Liebetreu of Ludington, left us to be with Our Lord and Savior on Monday, February 11, 2019. She spent her final months at Grand Pines Assisted Living in Grand Haven where she received amazing care by the wonderful staff there. Her family is extremely grateful for the love they showed her.…

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Rain expected this morning.

May 9, 2019

Rain expected this morning. Smith & Eddy Insurance Weather. Thursday, May 9, 2019 Cloudy with rain ending in the afternoon. High 56; low 37 Precipitation: 70% day; 20% evening. Wind: SSW 11 mph day; NW 9 mph evening. Humidity: 92% day; 86% evening. Sunrise: 6:26 a.m.; sunset: 8:57 p.m. Friday, May 10, 2019 Cloudy skies. High 53; low 35 Precipitation:…

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Shooting victim’s family devastated by loss.

May 8, 2019

Shooting victim’s family devastated by loss. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. MEARS (Oceana County) – Denita Buchanan is heartbroken over the death of her 32-year-old son, William “Billy” Buchanan, Jr., who was allegedly shot and killed by Cory Beekman, 32, of Free Soil Township, April 16, at Beekman’s home on North US 31. Beekman, who is lodged in the Mason County…

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The Makers: Doug Tiffany, custom woodworker.

May 8, 2019

The Makers: Doug Tiffany, custom woodworker. The Makers Series is a semi-monthly series brought to you by Preferred Credit Union. By Kate Krieger, MCP Correspondent. RIVERTON TOWNSHIP — “Maker,” the word according to Merriam-Webster means, “one who makes” and according to Urban Dictionary, “those who love to create things in their spare time.” Mason County Press is looking around to…

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Video: Lakeview kindergartners learn about community.

May 8, 2019

Video: Lakeview kindergartners learn about community. LUDINGTON — Students in Ronni Sniegowski’s Lakeview Elementary kindergarten class have been learning about community. Earlier this week the students showed their grownups about the small scaled version of Ludington they created. In this video, Sniegowski explains more about the project. 

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Ludington school millage voter turnout at 30%

May 8, 2019

Ludington school millage voter turnout at 30% By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. LUDINGTON — The Ludington Area School District bond proposal passed Tuesday night 2,148 yes to 1,732 no, a 55% margin. The $100 million proposal was decided by just under 30% of the registered voters in the Ludington Area School District, which includes the City of Ludington, Pere Marquette Charter…

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Recent deaths, posted May 8, 2019.

May 8, 2019

The following recent deaths have been reported to MCP: Russell Carlson, 85, of Ludington died on Tuesday, May 7, 2019. Arrangements by Oak Grove Funeral Home of Ludington, www.oakgroveludington.com. Laura May Bates, 74, of San Antonio, Texas, formerly of Ludington, died on Monday, May 6, 2019.  Beads & Blooms Florist, 78 N. Jebavy Dr., Ludington, MI 49431; 231-425-4133 has sponsored…

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Man faces jail for throwing box cutter at wife.

May 8, 2019

Man faces jail for throwing box cutter at wife. #MasonCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. SCOTTVILLE – A 32-year-old Custer man faces serving seven months up front of a one-year discretionary jail term after pleading guilty in 51st Circuit Court Tuesday, May 7, to a high-court misdemeanor of attempted felonious assault, a misdemeanor of second-offense domestic violence and third-offense habitual offender.…

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Man faces jail for felony domestic assault.

May 8, 2019

#MasonCountyCrime Man faces jail for felony domestic assault. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. LUDINGTON – A 42-year-old Ludington man faces serving 90 days up front of one-year discretionary jail term after pleading guilty to third-offense domestic violence Tuesday, May 7, in 51st Circuit Court. Eric James Friedley, of 5731 Limouze St., was arrested last March by the Ludington Police Department on…

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Prisoner pleads guilty to more felony charges.

May 8, 2019

Prisoner pleads guilty to more felony charges. #MasonCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. LUDINGTON – A 41-year-old prison inmate pleaded guilty in 51st Circuit Court Tuesday, May 7, to felonies of receiving and concealing stolen property $1,000-$20,000 and malicious destruction of real property $1,000-$20,000. Matthew Jon Broersma, who is serving time in the Carson City Correctional Facility in Montcalm County, faces…

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Cloudy today, rain later.

May 8, 2019

Cloudy today, rain later. Smith & Eddy Insurance Weather. Wednesday, May 8, 2019 Cloudy with rain developing later in the day and into the evening. Potential heavy rainfall at night. High 51; low 44. Precipitation: 90% day; 90% evening. Wind: E 16 mph day; ESE 19 mph evening. Humidity: 53% day; 77% evening Sunrise: 6:27 a.m.; sunset: 8:56 p.m. Thursday,…

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The Scoop: Episode 4: Momentum

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