Recent deaths, posted Nov. 27, 2020

November 27, 2020

Recent deaths, posted Nov. 27, 2020 This post is a presentation of Beads & Blooms Florist, 78 N. Jebavy Dr., Ludington, MI 49431; 231-425-4133. The following recent death information has been reported to MCP: Martha Brillhart, 79, of Ludington, died on Thursday, November 26, 2020.  Arrangements by Oak Grove Funeral Home of Ludington. Listing of 2020 deaths. Listing of 2019…

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Over 200 families receive Thanksgiving dinners through Food Club, Mel Trotter collaboration. 

November 26, 2020

Over 200 families receive Thanksgiving dinners through Food Club, Mel Trotter collaboration.  By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. LUDINGTON — Over 200 Mason County families were treated with Thanksgiving dinners thanks to a collaboration between Lakeshore Food Club of Ludington and Mel Trotter Ministries of Grand Rapids.  ONealya Gronstal, executive director of Lakeshore Food Club, located at 920 E. Ludington Ave., said…

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Police respond to crashes on slippery roads.

November 25, 2020

Police respond to crashes on slippery roads. #MasonCountyCrime The police news is a presentation of Lenz-Balder Insurance, offering Nationwide Insurance, 201 E. Court St., Ludington, 231-845-6279, www.lenzbalderins.com. The following is police activity in Mason County Tuesday, Nov 24, 2020: 1:15 a.m., (Mason County Sheriff’s Office), alarm activation, Amber Township. 5:29 a.m., (MCSO), alarm activation, Village of Fountain. ​12:06 p.m., (Ludington…

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Obituary: William Collins, Sr., 77, of Ludington.

November 25, 2020

Obituary: William Collins, Sr., 77, of Ludington. William Henry Collins, Sr., 77, of Ludington passed away unexpectedly Monday, November 23, 2020. He was born October 7, 1943 in Ludington to Clarence and Dorothy (Lange) Collins. Bill graduated from Ludington High School in 1961. After high school, he enlisted in the U.S. Air Force and served his country for four years,…

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Obituary: Daniel Monnot, 74, of Scottville.

November 25, 2020

Obituary: Daniel Monnot, 74, of Scottville.  Daniel S. Monnot, 74, of Scottville, passed away on Monday November 23, 2020.   Daniel was born on February 1, 1946 in Bluffton Ind., the son of Myron and Mary Lou Monnot.  He married Diane Janowiak on December 14, 1990. He graduated from St. Simon School and enlisted in the United States Army, proudly…

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Recent deaths, posted Nov. 25, 2020

November 25, 2020

Recent deaths, posted Nov. 25, 2020 This post is a presentation of Beads & Blooms Florist, 78 N. Jebavy Dr., Ludington, MI 49431; 231-425-4133. The following recent death information has been reported to MCP: Donna Jean Masse, 83, of Ludington, passed away on Tuesday, November 24, 2020.  Visitation will be held on Monday, November 30, 2020 from 10-11:30 a.m. at…

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The Land: Nickelson’s Needlefast Evergreens

November 24, 2020

The Land: Nickelson’s Needlefast Evergreens The Land is series telling the stories about local agriculture. It is a presentation of Peterson Farms, Inc.. AMBER TOWNSHIP — Nickelson’s Needlefast Evergreens, also known as Nickelson’s Christmas Trees, farms over 400 acres of trees in Mason County. Owner Ben Nickelson gives a tour of the farm and talks about the Christmas tree industry. …

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Ludington councilor reprimanded after swearing at mayor. 

November 24, 2020

Ludington councilor reprimanded after swearing at mayor.  By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. LUDINGTON — Outgoing Fifth Ward City Councilor Angela Serna was reprimanded by a 4-3 vote Monday, Nov. 23, during the regular City Council meeting. The reprimand included a formal letter along with removal of Serna’s seat on the city’s Building and Licensing Committee.  During the Nov. 9 regular meeting…

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Teacher Tuesday: WSCC’s Sonja Siewert.

November 24, 2020

Teacher Tuesday: WSCC’s Sonja Siewert. Teacher Tuesday is a presentation of Shelby State Bank, www.shelbystatebank.com. By Kate Krieger, MCP Staff Writer. VICTORY TWP – Growing up in rural Minnesota, West Shore Community College professor, Sonja Siewert had a love for science from a young age, so majoring in the area of science was no big surprise for her, but she…

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Around the County: Ludington State Park Skyline Trail.

November 24, 2020

Around the County: Ludington State Park Skyline Trail. Around the County is a presentation of Preferred Credit Union, www.preferredcu.org, located locally at 266 N. Jebavy Dr., Ludington. HAMLIN TOWNSHIP — Videographer Katie Provenzano visits the Skyline Trail at the Ludington State Park. The 1.9 mile trail towers above the dunes at the state park with views that extend several miles…

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Obituary: Roger Beadle, 75, of Branch.

November 24, 2020

Obituary: Roger Beadle, 75, of Branch. Roger D. Beadle, 75, of Branch passed away Monday, November 23, 2020 at his home with his family by his side. Roger was born February 26, 1945 in Ludington to Deward and Edna (Tyndall) Beadle. He graduated from Mason County Central in 1963. After high school, Roger worked for Jimmy White’s gas station in…

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Obituary: Loraine Abrahamson, 90, of Ludington.

November 24, 2020

Obituary: Loraine Abrahamson, 90, of Ludington. Loraine Abrahamson, 90, of Ludington passed away on Monday, November 23, 2020. Loraine Peterson was born to Stanley and D’Esta Peterson on July 14, 1930 in Scottville. She grew up on a farm in New Era with two siblings, an older brother Clair and a younger sister Verna.  Her much loved brother died in…

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Home invasion arrest tops police activity.

November 24, 2020

Home invasion arrest tops police activity. #MasonCountyCrime The police news is a presentation of Lenz-Balder Insurance, offering Nationwide Insurance, 201 E. Court St., Ludington, 231-845-6279, www.lenzbalderins.com. LUDINGTON — A 46-year old Ludington man was arrested by Ludington police officers Monday, Nov. 23, shortly after ​10 a.m. for allegedly invading a home located in the ​700 block of North Rowe Street​,…

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Obituary: Michael Stoel, 63, of Fountain. 

November 24, 2020

Obituary: Michael Stoel, 63, of Fountain.  Michael Jay Stoel, 63, of Fountain, formerly of Holland Mich., went to his Lord and Savior on November 22, 2020.   Michael was born in Redlands, Cali. on February 11, 1957.  He followed in his dad’s footsteps by pursuing a life in construction and flatwork.  Michael married Shannon Wolters on January 15, 1983 and…

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Art center to stream holiday special.

November 24, 2020

Art center to stream holiday special. LUDINGTON — The Ludington Area Center for the Arts (LACA) presents the 6th annual We’ll Be Home for the Holidays concert, for the first time ever in a fully virtual format. Hosted once again by Sean and Kali Gilbert, this year’s event will feature performances by Edgar Struble, Taylor Makowicki, Carlos Adan Ortega, Brian Oberlin,…

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