Renee Malkowski joins MCP team

September 7, 2013
Renee Malkowski joins MCP team

SCOTTVILLE – Renee Malkowski of Ludington has joined the Mason County Press team as a business and marketing consultant. Renee’s job is to help guide local businesses and organizations into becoming successful 21st century marketers by partnering with MCP and its affiliates. Renee joins Lead Business and Marketing Consultant Pam Prior. Renee is a native of Free Soil and graduated…

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Partly cloudy today, Lake Michigan temps decreasing

September 7, 2013
Partly cloudy today, Lake Michigan temps decreasing

Superior Electric Beach/Outdoors Report. Below are the Lake Michigan surface water temperatures and the weather conditions for Mason County and surrounding areas as of 11 a.m. today. The area is currently under a beach hazard, which means conditions may be too dangerous for swimming. High wave action and dangerous swimming conditions are expected. Strong structural and longshore currents are also expected.…

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Circuit court, as of Sept. 5, 2013

September 6, 2013

By Allison Scarbrough. MCP Correspondent.  LUDINGTON – The following defendants were sentenced this past week in 51st Circuit Court: –         Rhonda May Tomasik, 51, of 5976 Fourth St., Ludington, was found guilty July 16 of larceny $1,000-$20,000. She was sentenced Sept. 3 to 270 days in jail with credit for 46 days served; serve five months forthwith, balance to be served at the court’s…

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District court, as of Sept. 5, 2013

September 6, 2013

By Allison Scarbrough. MCP Correspondent.  LUDINGTON – The following defendants were sentenced this past week in 79th District Court: –         Connie Sue Sirks, 64, of 3812 W. Pine View Court, Ludington, was found guilty Sept. 3 of operating while intoxicated or under a controlled substance. She was sentenced to two days in jail with credit for two days served; outpatient treatment; $1,145…

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Births, Sept. 6, 2013

September 6, 2013

Jolisa and Valentin Ugalde announce the birth of a son, Jaiden Alejandro Ugalde, on Sept. 6, 2013 at Memorial Medical Center. If you have a birth announcement, birth story or newborn photograph, please email to [email protected]

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Arraignments, as of Sept. 5, 2013

September 6, 2013

By Allison Scarbrough. MCP Correspondent.  The following were arraigned in 79th District Court this past week: Felonies –         Jason Tyler Patterson, 29, of 5731 W. Limouze St., Ludington, was arrested Aug. 30 by the State, Sheriffs, Chiefs Enforcement of Narcotics Team (SSCENT) for a felony of controlled substance delivery. A preliminary exam is set for Sept. 11 at 11:15 a.m. Bail: $50,000 cash/surety.…

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Memorial to merge with Spectrum Oct. 1

September 6, 2013
Memorial to merge with Spectrum Oct. 1

LUDINGTON — The Spectrum Health System Board of Directors and the Memorial Medical Center (MMC) Board of Directors have each approved resolutions that would integrate MMC into Spectrum Health. Based on the resolutions, MMC will become Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital, effective October 1, 2013, pending execution of final legal documents. “Spectrum Health has had an excellent working relationship with Memorial…

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Births, Sept. 5, 2013

September 6, 2013

– Ana Rosa Delgado-De-Bernal and Victor Manuel Bernal of Ludington announce the birth of a son, Victor Manuel Bernal, Jr. on Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013 at Memorial Medical Center. – Kristel Elaine Stadnfuss and Dylan James Hofmann announce the birth of a daughter, Penelope Noelle Hofmann, on Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013 at Memorial Medical Center.   If you have a…

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Skateboarder hit by truck

September 5, 2013
Skateboarder hit by truck

HAMLIN TWP. – A 17-year-old Ludington man riding a skateboard was injured tonight after he was struck by a truck. Sgt. John Mendham of the Mason County Sheriff’s Office said Harly Fisher was riding the skateboard north on Lakeshore Drive south of Sugar Grove Road around 9 p.m. “According to witnesses, the skateboarder rode right out in front of the…

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Green friends

September 5, 2013
Green friends

Moonlighting. A blog by Judy Cools. I love my little green friends….. from vines to cacti, from the smooth shiny leaves of the potted trees to the fuzzy green collection of African Violets in my kitchen, each has a special place not only in our house, but in my heart. It seems that many things in my world get to…

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Air temperatures in low ’70s today

September 5, 2013
Air temperatures in low ’70s today

Superior Electric Beach/Outdoors Report. Below are the Lake Michigan surface water temperatures and the weather conditions for Mason County and surrounding areas as of 11 a.m. today. The area is currently under a beach hazard, which means conditions may be too dangerous for swimming. High wave action and dangerous swimming conditions are expected. Strong structural and longshore currents are also expected.…

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H.W. Quigley, Mason County’s last Gettysburg veteran

September 4, 2013
H.W. Quigley, Mason County’s last Gettysburg veteran

By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief. Sometimes I get a little behind in the human interest stories I want to write. This is one of those stories. I’ve been contemplating it for over a year and it should have been written and posted back at the beginning of July, but nonetheless, here it is the beginning of September. I still think it’s…

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Beach hazard in effect today

September 4, 2013
Beach hazard in effect today

Superior Electric Beach/Outdoors Report. Below are the Lake Michigan surface water temperatures and the weather conditions for Mason County and surrounding areas as of 12:30 p.m. today. The area is currently under a beach hazard, which means conditions may be too dangerous for swimming. High wave action and dangerous swimming conditions are expected. Strong structural and longshore currents are also expected.…

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Branch teen’s fight against cancer ends

September 3, 2013
Branch teen’s fight against cancer ends

By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief. BRANCH TWP. — A Branch Township teenager ended a nearly two-year fight against cancer Monday, surrounded by his family. For 18-year-old Adam, his journey here on Earth may have ended but the true adventure has only just begun. “My son was a warrior,” his mother, Ami Jo Voorheis said. “He fought to the end. I will…

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County campground welcome center ceremony

September 3, 2013

PERE MARQUETTE TWP. — The Mason County Board of Commissioners and the Mason County Parks and Recreation Commission governing board are inviting the citizens of Mason County to a dedication ceremony for the new Welcome Center at the Mason County Campground. The ceremony for the Center is scheduled at 3 p.m. on Thursday, September 5, 2013 at 5906 W. Chauvez…

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