Welcome to our new supporters

January 17, 2012
Welcome to our new supporters

This is week two of the life of MasonCountyPress.com. I am pleased to report that we are getting some great response from many people who have come out to support this effort. I would like to thank those who have made financial donations and I would like to thank and welcome our advertisers: Gene’s Ventures, Kim Cole for Mason County…

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Snow scenes

January 17, 2012

  John Mickevich of Ludington submitted these photographs that he took around the area last weekend. The photograph on the left was taken along Conrad Road in Pere Marquette Township. The photograph on the right is of the Father Marquette Memorial on the Buttersville Peninsula. Today’s weather started out with rain that has now turned to snow.

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MCE homecoming

January 14, 2012
MCE homecoming

CUSTER — A snow day at Fremont Providence High School caused the Mason County Eastern homecoming game to be postponed from Friday to this afternoon. The Cardinals defeated Fremont 48-40. Laura Stickney, daughter of Steve and Jill Stickney was named Homecoming Queen while Peter Larsen, son of David Larsen and Susan Heyse, was crowned King. mcp.net photos/ROB ALWAY Flower girl…

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MCC vs. North Muskegon

January 13, 2012
MCC vs. North Muskegon

mcp.net photo/ROB ALWAY Mason County Central varsity boys basketball team played North Muskegon tonight in Scottville. MCC won 70-68 in double overtime.  

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Clearing snow

January 13, 2012
Clearing snow

mcp.net photo/ROB ALWAY Nick Pomorski of Schmock Landscaping uses a snowblower to clear snow at the Mason County Courthouse in Ludington this afternoon. Snow is expected to continue until Monday when temperatures will rise into the upper ’30s.

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Winter arrives

January 13, 2012
Winter arrives

mcp.net photo/ROB ALWAY Naaman Lemire of Fountain shovels snow in downtown Scottville today. Lemire works for Holden’s Home Emporium. The area received several inches of snow last night causing emergency services to keep busy.

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Moving around the Mitt

January 12, 2012
Moving around the Mitt

Photo by MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER SCOTTVILLE — Win with Wellness committee member Pamm Huether, right, hands a Move around the Mitt tracking form to Tammy Sue Bailey at an indoor walking event Wednesday at Mason County Central Middle School.  Win with Wellness is challenging the community to “Move around the Mitt” by collectively moving 1,155 miles while exercising this winter, which…

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Sunset over PM lake

January 12, 2012
Sunset over PM lake

Leanne Enbody of Ludington submitted this photograph of Wednesday's sunset over Pere Marquette Lake. The image was taken from Waterfront Park.

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Our vision statement

January 11, 2012

Mason County personifies small town living at its best. We are an area rich in heritage, natural resources and friendly, caring people.We are a great place to visit and an even greater place to live. We are a county of communities, each separately unique and each linked by together by an incredible spirit of kindness and pride. We are Lake…

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Art center to benefit from this year’s Lake Jump

January 11, 2012
Art center to benefit from this year’s Lake Jump

Make a Splash for the Arts on Saturday, April 7, 2012 13th Annual Ludington Lake Jump to Benefit Ludington Area Center for the Arts LUDINGTON — It’s January, but think spring!  On Saturday, April 7, 2012, crowds of hardy folk will make a splash for the arts at the 13th annual Ludington Lake Jump, in what’s become a rite of spring in western…

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Mid-winter work

January 11, 2012
Mid-winter work

RIVERTON TWP. — Brothers Rob and Chad Nelson work on Chad’s house roof Wednesday afternoon. The brothers have taken advantage of this winter’s mild weather to make a lot of progress on the Chauvez Road house. Wednesday’s temperatures were in the lower ’50s in Riverton.mcp.net photo/ROB ALWAY

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Moon over West Shore

January 11, 2012
Moon over West Shore

The moon sets over West Shore Community College’s campus this morning. A little bit of frost mixed with a lot of sunshine made for a beautiful morning commute. mcp.net photo/ROB ALWAY

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Our vision; welcome to MasonCountyPress.net

January 10, 2012

Mason County personifies small town living at its best. We are an area rich in heritage, natural resources and friendly, caring people.We are a great place to visit and an even greater place to live. We are a county of communities, each separately unique and each linked by together by an incredible spirit of kindness and pride.   We are…

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Our vision statement

January 10, 2012

Mason County personifies small town living at its best. We are an area rich in heritage, natural resources and friendly, caring people.We are a great place to visit and an even greater place to live. We are a county of communities, each separately unique and each linked by together by an incredible spirit of kindness and pride. We are Lake…

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Winter cleaning

January 10, 2012
Winter cleaning

Kurt Knutson, owner of My Little Helper professional window cleaning service, cleans the windows at House of Flavors Restaurant in Ludington Tuesday afternoon. Knutson said he has never seen winter weather like this in northern Michigan. The sunshine and temperatures in the upper 40s were great for window cleaning. MCP.net photo/ROB ALWAY

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Win with Wellness Michigan challenge

January 10, 2012

Win with Wellness is challenging the community to collectively walk, run, ski, skate, swim or snowshoe the distance around Michigan’s Lower Peninsula, which is roughly 1,155 miles. Between January 1, 2012 and March 15, 2012, area residents are encouraged to track how many miles they walk, run, cross country ski, ice skate, swim or snowshoe. Tracking forms will be available…

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Website construction

January 10, 2012

MasonCountyPress.net has become viral! Because it has taken off so quickly we are experiencing a few growing pains. I am in the process of changing over to a more sophisticated website. We may have a couple minor hick-ups the next day or so but will be running full speed ahead after that. Thanks for your support. Together, we can make…

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Positive outcome for vandalized mural

January 10, 2012
Positive outcome for vandalized mural

LUDINGTON — A positive outcome has come after a downtown Ludington mural was vandalized Monday. Paint had been splashed on the mural that hangs on the north side of Brenda’s Harbor Cafe on South James Street. But, a Pentwater-based sign company was able to remove the paint without damaging the mural, according to the mural’s creator, Therese Soles of Amber…

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