Obituary: James Grey, 77, of Ludington.

May 4, 2020

Obituary: James Grey, 77, of Ludington. James Robert Grey, 77, of Ludington, formerly of Northville nd Hornell, NY, passed away Saturday, May 2, 2020 at his home with his family by his side. He was born March 31, 1943 in Hornell, NY to Robert and Beth Grey. Jim graduated from Hornell High School and Alfred University. He married Jennifer “Jenny”…

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Suspect allegedly runs from deputy after stealing phone.

May 4, 2020

Suspect allegedly runs from deputy after stealing phone. #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. BRANCH TOWNSHIP — A 46-year-old Holland, Michigan man was arrested after allegedly running from a Mason County sheriff’s deputy following a theft of a cell phone from a vehicle Friday, May 1,…

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Home Tips: Ways to baby-proof your home.

May 4, 2020

Home Tips: Ways to baby-proof your home. A presentation of Century 21 Bayshore Real Estate. What do cabinets, countertops, bath spouts, toilets, and outlets have in common? They are all areas of the home that can be dangerous for your baby or toddler. Baby-proof your home to make it a safe place for creating family memories with your loved ones.…

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Cloudy skies ahead.

May 4, 2020

Cloudy skies ahead. Smith & Eddy Insurance Weather. Overcast tonight with a low temperature of 35 degrees. Tuesday, May 5, 2020 Cloudy with a slight chance of rain in the evening. High 53; low 36 Precipitation: 20% day; 20% evening. Wind: ENE 8 mph day; NE 7 mph evening. Humidity: 52% day; 63% evening. Sunrise: 6:30 a.m.; sunset: 8:54 p.m.…

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Fountain man injured following motorcycle/deer crash.

May 3, 2020

Fountain man injured following motorcycle/deer crash. #MasonCountyNews. PERE MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP — A 56-year-old Fountain man was seriously injured following a motorcycle/deer crash on  US 31 Sunday, May 3. Emergency units were called to US 31, about half mile north of the Pere Marquette Highway on-ramp at 6:11 p.m. The man was traveling northbound on a Harley Davidson motorcycle when his…

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The Land: Kid Ranch CSA Farm.

May 3, 2020

The Land: Kid Ranch CSA Farm. The Land is a series telling the stories about local agriculture. It is a presentation of Peterson Farms, Inc. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. SHERMAN TOWNSHIP — Back off the road, in the woods northwest of Fountain and nearly due south of Free Soil sit the Kid Ranch CSA Farm, owned by Pete and Jill…

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Fin & Feather cancels May events, ranges open to members.

May 3, 2020

Fin & Feather cancels May events, ranges open to members. SHERMAN TOWNSHIP — Due to concern of the spread of the COVID-19 virus, all indoor meetings and gatherings at the Fin & Feather Club have been cancelled for the month of May. This includes the club membership meeting, trap and skeet, cowboy action, CPL, basic pistol, and the well-armed woman…

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Clear skies Monday, cooler temps.

May 3, 2020

Clear skies Monday, cooler temps. Smith & Eddy Insurance Weather. A few passing clouds tonight, otherwise clear. Low temperature of 35 degrees; wind north at 13 mph. Monday, May 4, 2020. Sunny. High 48; low 35. Precipitation: 10% day; 0% evening. Wind: N 12 mph day; NE 9 mph evening. Humidity: 61% day; 61% evening. Sunrise: 6:32 a.m.; sunset: 8:53p.m.…

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Local COVID-19 statistics, May 2, 2020.

May 2, 2020

Local COVID-19 statistics, May 2, 2020. Here are the COVID-19 statistics for Mason County and the counties that border it, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. Please note that recovery information or number of hospitalizations are not available on the MDHHS website or on the District Health Department No. 10 website. MCP will post that information…

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Full Court Press: Lakestride Half Marathon goes virtual.

May 2, 2020

Full Court Press: Lakestride Half Marathon goes virtual. Today on MCP’s Full Court Press, Toni Swinehart speaks with Alisha Christensen, chair of the Lakestride Half Marathon, 10K, 5K event about the decision to make this year’s event virtual. The Lakestride began in 1980, which would have made this the 40th year. Instead, the 40th anniversary will be celebrated in 2021.…

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Safe Harbor, Safety Decals create signs honoring high school grads.

May 1, 2020

Safe Harbor, Safety Decals create signs honoring high school grads. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. LUDINGTON — Today, the high school seniors of Mason County are being honored with the delivery of signs to their yards. Over 500 signs were made honoring the seniors of Ludington High School, Mason County Central, and Mason County Eastern. The signs were donated by Safe…

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Police news.

May 1, 2020

Police news. #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 Thursday, April 30, 2020: – 4:55 p.m., (Michigan State Police), domestic assault, US 10 and Budzynski Road, Branch Township. – 5:01 p.m., (Mason County Sheriff’s Office), gas drive-off, $13.12 in…

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Obituary: Betty Gallie, 100, Ludington.

May 1, 2020

Obituary: Betty Gallie, 100, Ludington. Betty M. (Conrad) Gallie, 100, passed away from complications of Alzheimer’s disease on April 28, 2020 at Oakview Medical Care Facility in Ludington where she had been a resident the past 13 years.  Betty was born on July 12, 1919 in Amber Township of Mason County, the daughter of Archie and Mildred (Cameron) Conrad.  She…

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Obituary: Roger Hakanson, 80, Ludington.

May 1, 2020

Obituary: Roger Hakanson, 80, Ludington. Roger Lee Hakanson, 80, of Ludington, passed away on Thursday, April 30, 2020. Roger was born on September 11, 1939 in Ludington, the son of Richard Sr. and Irene (Matthews) Hakanson.  He married Patricia Bowden on July 14, 1967.  Roger graduated from Ludington High School, class of 1959, and proudly served his country in the…

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Obituary: Jean Miller, 93, Baldwin

May 1, 2020

Obituary: Jean Miller, 93, Baldwin Jean Irene Miller, 93, longtime resident of Baldwin, died on Wednesday, April 29, 2020 at Oakview Medical Care Facility in Ludington.  Jean was born on June 28, 1926 in Reed City, the daughter of Glenn and Irene (Gardner) Avery and graduated from Baldwin High School with the class of 1945.  On December 30, 1944, she…

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