Fire damages Hamlin Township house.

November 4, 2019

Fire damages Hamlin Township house. #MasonCountyNews. HAMLIN TOWNSHIP — Fire damaged a house at 2088 N. Sherman Road Monday. Firefighters from Hamlin Township Fire Department and Pere Marquette Township Fire Department were called to the scene about 1:20 p.m. Heavy smoke was coming from the eaves of the building when the first units arrived. Firefighters were able to quickly contain…

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The Scoop: Toys for Tots at Betten Baker Ford.

November 4, 2019

The Scoop: Toys for Tots at Betten Baker Ford. Today on MCP’s The Scoop, Kate Krieger-Watkins speaks with Josh Greene of Betten Baker Ford of Ludington about Toys for Tots. The dealership is asking people to drop off toys for younger children and items for teens and fill up the bed of a 2019 Ford F-150 pickup in the showroom.…

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Honoring state champions

November 4, 2019

Honoring state champions LUDINGTON — Members of this year’s Ludington High School Quiz Bowl team gathered recently at the city limits where a sign has been erected to honor the 2018-2019 state champion team (all of whom have graduated). Coach Amber Nasson is standing on the far right. Another sign also honors the LHS Business Professionals of America chapter which…

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Homeless woman arrested after threatening to burn down Walmart.

November 4, 2019

Homeless woman arrested after threatening to burn down Walmart. #MasonCountyCrime PERE MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP – A 23-year-old homeless woman was arrested by Mason County sheriff’s deputies Sunday evening, Nov. 3, after she allegedly threatened to burn down Walmart while throwing merchandise around in the store, according to Mason County Sheriff Kim Cole. “The woman reportedly dumped a can of motor oil…

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Home Tips: Decluttering and organizing your home.

November 4, 2019

Home Tips: Decluttering and organizing your home. A presentation of Century 21 Bayshore Real Estate. The New Year is the time for a fresh start. It brings a feeling of starting over, and an opportunity to improve all areas of your life. In the New Year, take some time to complete projects you’ve been putting off for months. You can create…

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Sherman Township, KND School Districts have elections Tuesday.

November 4, 2019

Sherman Township, KND School Districts have elections Tuesday. Two government units in Mason County will hold elections Tuesday, Nov. 5: Sherman Township and the areas within the Kaleva-Norman-Dickson School District (a portion of Meade Township). Sherman Township voters are being asked to vote on a 1 mill tax increase to improve township roads for five years. The official ballot language…

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Obituary: Robert Bahr, 95, Pentwater

November 4, 2019

Obituary: Robert Bahr, 95, Pentwater Robert Andrew Bahr, 95, of Bass Lake, Pentwater went to be with his Lord on Saturday, November 2, 2019.  Robert, the son of Soren and Alice (Figgins) Bahr, was born on November 25, 1923 at his parents’ home in Eden Township and graduated from Scottville High School with the class of 1942. On August 12,…

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Obituary: Arthur Miller, 93, Baldwin

November 4, 2019

Obituary: Arthur Miller, 93, Baldwin Arthur C. Miller, 93, longtime resident of Baldwin, died on Saturday, November 2, 2019 at Oakview Medical Care Facility in Ludington.  Arthur was born on December 20, 1925 in Lake Township, Lake County, the son of Victor and Emma (Comstock) Miller.  He served his country during World War II as a Paratrooper with the United…

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Rain or snow showers possible tonight; some sunshine Tuesday.

November 4, 2019

Rain or snow showers possible tonight; some sunshine Tuesday. Smith & Eddy Insurance Weather. Cloudy skies expected early this evening with rain or snow showers possible later. Low temperature of 32 degrees. Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019 Intervals of clouds and sunshine with a rain or snow shower possible. High 34; low 27 Precipitation: 10% day; 50% evening. Wind: WNW 13…

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Teens arrested for prowling.

November 4, 2019

Teens arrested for prowling. #MasonCountyCrime LUDINGTON – Two 18-year-old men – one from Ludington and one from Scottville – were arrested by Ludington police Saturday, Nov. 2, at 2:42 a.m. for prowling in the area of First Street and South Washington Avenue, according to the Ludington Police Department. The Ludington teen was also charged with second-offense minor in possession of…

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Obituary: Beverly Marble, 73, Ludington.

November 4, 2019

Obituary: Beverly Marble, 73, Ludington. Beverly Jean (Gould) Marble, 73, passed away peacefully on Saturday, October 26, 2019 at Spectrum Health Hospital in Ludington. Beverly was born at the Paulina Stearns Hospital in Ludington on February 25, 1946 to Lillian (Anderson) and Matthew Gould. She was a 1964 graduate of Ludington High School.  Beverly married Bill Marble on September 8,…

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Obituary: Evelyn Ayers, 86, Ludington

November 4, 2019

Obituary: Evelyn Ayers, 86, Ludington Evelyn Marie (Henry) Ayers, 86, of Ludington, passed away Monday, October 21, 2019 at Spectrum Hospital of Ludington.  Evelyn was born in Downsville, Louisiana on April 8, 1933, the daughter of James C. and Susie C. (Tidwell) Henry.  She graduated from Downsville High School with the Class of 1951. While visiting her sister Dorothy in…

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Obituary: Agnes ‘Chris’ Pettit, 88, Ludington

November 4, 2019

Obituary: Agnes ‘Chris’ Pettit, 88, Ludington Agnes “Chris” Pettit of Ludington, formerly of San Diego, Cali., passed away on Friday, November 1, 2019 at MediLodge of Ludington. She was 88-years-old.  Agnes Marie George was born on January 26, 1931 in Baltimore, Md. She married Allen Joseph Pettit in 1949 in Norfolk, Va. where he was serving in the US Navy.…

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Obituary: Palmer ‘Martin’ Page, 83, Ludington.

November 4, 2019

Obituary: Palmer ‘Martin’ Page, 83, Ludington. Palmer “Martin” Page, 83, of Ludington passed away Friday, November 1, 2019. He was born April 26, 1936 in Memphis, Tenn. to Henry and Harriet (Martin) Page. Martin graduated from Elmhurst High School in Fort Wayne, Ind. in 1953. He went on to attend College of the Pacific where he received his bachelor’s of…

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Dems to hold monthly meeting.

November 4, 2019

Dems to hold monthly meeting. LUDINGTON — The Mason County Democratic Party will hold its general membership meeting this Thursday, November 7, 2019 at 7 p.m. at the Ludington Area Center for the Arts, 107 S. Harrison.The public is welcome. Attendees are asked to bring returnable cans to donate towards the party.

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