Democrats to hold fall luncheon.

October 25, 2019

Democrats to hold fall luncheon. LUDINGTON — The Mason County Democratic Party will host a Fall Soup, Bread, & Dessert Luncheon on Saturday, November 2, 2019 starting at noon at Ludington Area Center for the Arts, located at 107 S. Harrison. Ticket Donation of $25, and will be available at the door. Scheduled speaker include: Linda O’Dell, 1st Congressional candidate;…

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The Scoop: Safe Harbor Credit Union’s Costume Parade

October 24, 2019

The Scoop: Safe Harbor Credit Union’s Costume Parade LUDINGTON — Today on The Scoop, Kate Krieger-Watkins speaks with Kyle Gurzynski, executive vice president of operations at Safe Harbor Credit Union about this Saturday’s Costume Parade in downtown Ludington, sponsored by the credit union. The parade begins at 2 p.m. at the Mason County Courthouse and travels west on Ludington Avenue…

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PM Twp. board appoints zoning/building administrator to supervisor position.

October 24, 2019

PM Twp. board appoints zoning/building administrator to supervisor position. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. #MasonCountyNews. PERE MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP — The township board of trustees appointed Gerald “Jerry” Bleau as township supervisor during a special meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 22. Bleau has worked for the past year as the township’s zoning and building administrator since June 2018. The elected supervisor position was…

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Reward offered in finding sculpture vandal.

October 24, 2019

Reward offered in finding sculpture vandal. LUDINGTON — A $500 reward is being offered for information leading to the identification of the person(s) responsible for the damage of a sculpture at Ludington Waterfront Park. According to the Ludington Police Department, the sculpture, “Follow-the-Leader” was damaged in early September; the last piece in the multi-piece sculpture was damaged. Since that time…

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WSCC presents Cuban poster exhibition. 

October 24, 2019

WSCC presents Cuban poster exhibition.  VICTORY TOWNSHIP — The West Shore Community College Humankind Series is hosting a Cuban poster exhibition in the college’s Manierre Dawson Gallery until Dec. 6. An exhibit reception will be held on Thursday., Nov. 7, at 5 p.m., in the lobby near the gallery. Following the reception, at 7 p.m., historian and journalist Elisa Shoenberger,…

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COVE, all Michigan domestic violence shelters, to receive DTE foundation grant

October 24, 2019

COVE, all Michigan domestic violence shelters, to receive DTE foundation grant DETROIT — COVE (Communities Overcoming Violent Encounters) of Ludington is among the 44 domestic violence shelters in Michigan to receive a grant from the DTE Energy Foundation. The foundation announced Wednesday, Oct. 23, that it will provide $400,000 in grants to all state-approved domestic violence shelters across Michigan, from Escanaba to Monroe, in recognition of…

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Home invasion tops recent arraignments, Oct. 24, 2019.

October 24, 2019

Home invasion tops recent arraignments, Oct. 24, 2019. #MasonCountyCourts LUDINGTON — The following were recently arraigned in Mason County’s 79th District Court: Felonies -Robert Christopher Williams, 35, of 4663 N. Spaulding Ave., Apt. 3, Spaulding, Illinois, was arrested Oct. 19 by the Ludington Police Department (LPD) on a felony charge of first degree home invasion. Probable cause hearing: Oct. 30…

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79th District Court sentencings, posted Oct. 24, 2019.

October 24, 2019

79th District Court sentencings, posted Oct. 24, 2019. LUDINGTON — The following were recently sentenced in Mason County’s 79th District Court: -Kyle Scott Janicki, 38, of 4035 Windward Forest Trl., Manistee, pleaded guilty Aug. 6 to second offense operating a vehicle while intoxicated (OWI) and was sentenced to 32 days in jail with credit for two days served; one year…

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Sunshine expected Friday.

October 24, 2019

Sunshine expected Friday. Smith & Eddy Insurance Weather. Cloudy skies tonight with a low temperature of 33 degrees. Friday, Oct. 25, 2019 Sunshine and clouds mixed. High 45; low 32 Precipitation: 0% day; 10% evening. Wind: W 6 mph day; S 2 mph evening. Humidity: 66% day; 82% evening. Sunrise: 8:11 a.m.; sunset: 6:45 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019 Partly…

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Obituary: Anna Joyce Marr, 40, of Ludington

October 24, 2019

Obituary: Anna Joyce Marr, 40, of Ludington Anna Joyce Marr, 40, of Ludington passed away on Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at home surrounded by her family.  Anna was born on July 28, 1979 in Big Rapids and was cared for by her loving parents David and Lynda Schippers.  She was a student of Mason-Lake Intermediate School District for many years…

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O’Malley introduces bill to make school buses safer.

October 23, 2019

O’Malley introduces bill to make school buses safer. LANSING — On Tuesday, State Rep. Jack O’Malley, of Lake Ann, was joined by Mason County Sheriff Kim Cole and West Shore Educational Service District Transportation Director Trina Morris, to testify before the Michigan House of Representatives’ Military, Veterans and Homeland Security Committee in support of his bipartisan plan to improve school bus…

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Repeat offender faces 10-30 years in prison for rape of child.

October 23, 2019

Repeat offender faces 10-30 years in prison for rape of child. #MasonCountyCrime #MasonCountyCourts By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. LUDINGTON – A 29-year-old Ludington man faces serving 10-30 years in prison after pleading guilty in 51st Circuit Court Tuesday, Oct. 22, to third-degree criminal sexual conduct (CSC) and third-offense habitual offender. Joseph Lynn Yennior, Jr., of 109 E. Foster St., testified that…

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Obituary: Anthony Greene, 92, Ludington

October 23, 2019

Obituary: Anthony Greene, 92, Ludington Anthony Greene, 92, of Ludington passed away Tuesday, October 22, 2019 with his family by his side. Tony was born March 16, 1927 on the family farm on Beaver Island; one of 10 children to Anthony and Mary (Boyle) Greene.  At a young age Tony left Beaver Island to enlist in the U.S. Army and…

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Fountain woman pleads guilty to cocaine delivery.

October 23, 2019

Fountain woman pleads guilty to cocaine delivery. #MasonCountyCrime #MasonCountyCourts By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. LUDINGTON – A 28-year-old Fountain woman pleaded guilty in 51st Circuit Court Tuesday, Oct. 22, to possession with intent to deliver less than 50 grams of cocaine. Charges of possession with intent to deliver meth and prisoner in possession of contraband – cocaine against Keila Bay Lankton,…

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Home invader sentenced to prison, boot camp likely.

October 23, 2019

Home invader sentenced to prison, boot camp likely. #MasonCountyCrime #MasonCountyCourts By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. LUDINGTON — A 31-year-old Ludington man was sentenced to two concurrent prison terms of 18 months to 10 years and 18 months to five years for convictions of attempted first-degree home invasion and probation violation Tuesday, Oct. 22, in 51st Circuit Court. However, Nicholas David Wroble,…

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