Obit: John Heglund Jr.

November 5, 2012
Obit: John Heglund Jr.

John (Jack) E. Heglund Jr. age 77 years old of Irons, Michigan passed away peacefully on November 2, 2012 with his two daughters at his side. He was born February 14, 1935 in Ludington, Michigan, the son of John E Heglund Sr. and Marjorie (Bortell) Heglund. He attended Ludington High School, Western Michigan University, and the University of Minnesota graduating…

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It’s my party and I’ll sigh if I want to……

November 5, 2012
It’s my party and I’ll sigh if I want to……

    My dear sweet husband is throwing me a birthday party this weekend. I could pretend that I didn’t want him to, or that I am embarrassed by the attention – but frankly, I am looking forward to it. Birthdays have always been kind of a mixed bag for me. I was a firstborn on both sides, so they…

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Kasey Cole selected Miss Ludington Area

November 4, 2012
Kasey Cole selected Miss Ludington Area

    LUDINGTON – Kasey Cole of Ludington was selected as Miss Ludington Area 2013 during Saturday’s pageant at L.F. Peterson Auditorium. She is the daughter of Kim and Gina Cole and a 2012 graduate of Ludington High School. As Miss Ludington Area, Kasey received a $1,500 Susie Brillhart Memorial Scholarship and one semester paid tuition at West Shore Community…

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MCP and WMOM to team up election night

November 4, 2012

Mason County Press and WMOM radio will be providing team coverage election night. Susan Denny, a former national campaign consultant, has teamed up to provide live Twitter and Facebook feeds for MCP from the Mason County Courthouse. Editor-in-Chief Rob Alway will be visiting the candidates’ gatherings and getting comments and photographs. He will also be providing online commentary throughout the…

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Too busy

November 4, 2012
Too busy

Leaves are falling, there’s frost on the pumpkin, and radio stations are starting to count down the shopping days ‘til Christmas. Where does the time go? Are you really busy, or do you just think you’re busy? “Too busy” is when… … you’re late for work because you have to stop and buy gas to even get to work. ……

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Governor will not be in Ludington today

November 3, 2012

LUDINGTON — Gov. Rick Snyder will not be in Ludington today, though it was announced earlier this week that he and the Lt. Governor both would be here for a campaign stop. The Mason County Press has been told that Attorney General Bill Schuette along with Congressman Bill Huizenga and senate candidate Pete Hoekstra will be here along with several…

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Scottville to elect mayor later this month, will honor Urbans Monday

November 3, 2012

SCOTTVILLE — Scottville’s city commission will select its mayor this month, as required by the city charter. The charter requires the commission to hold an organizational meeting on the first Monday following a November election so that it can elect a mayor and mayor pro-tem. Unlike Ludington, which has a council and elects its mayor by vote of the people,…

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Last sailing?

November 2, 2012
Last sailing?

  LUDINGTON — The SS Badger returned home for the last time this year. The fate of the 59-year-old ship now rests in the hands of the Environmental Protection Agency. The EPA will decide if it will extend the carferry’s exemption to dump coal ash into Lake Michigan. Photo by John Mickevich

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Court News, Nov. 2, 2012

November 2, 2012

Mason County court news as of Nov. 2, 2012 Key: MCSO: Mason County Sheriff’s Office; LPD: Ludington Police Dept.; SPD: Scottville Police Dept.; MSP: Michigan State Police; Pre: Preliminary Examination or Pre-Trial. B&E: Breaking and Entering; OUIL: Operating a Motor Vehicle While Under the Influence of Liquor; DWLS: Driving While License Suspended.   79th Judicial District Court, Judge Peter Wadel…

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Obit: Bernard E. Jacobs

November 2, 2012
Obit: Bernard E. Jacobs

Bernard (Bud) E. Jacobs, age 79 of Ludington passed away on November 01, 2012 at Memorial Medical Center of West Michigan in Ludington, MI. He was born on August 03, 1933 in Muskegon, MI the son of the late Warley & Ola (Black) Jacobs. Bud attended Muskegon Schools and on May 19, 1953 Bernard entered the Army and proudly served…

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Death notices: DeMay, Heglung

November 2, 2012

Elizabeth H. DeMay age 95 of Ludington, passed away November 2, 2012 at Oakview Medical Care Facility in Ludington. The family has entrusted Oak Grove Funeral Home & Cremation Center with arrangements. John E. Heglung age 77 of of Irons, passed away on November 2, 2012 at Mercy Hospital in Muskegon. Funeral arrangements will be announced in a full obituary…

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Holiday parade is Nov. 24

November 2, 2012

LUDINGTON – Aglow on the Avenue Holiday Parade is scheduled for Saturday, November 24. There is no entry fee to participate. Line up begins at 6 p.m. and step off is at 6:30 pm. The parade travels east on Ludington Avenue from Gaylord Avenue to Harrison Street. Parade entry forms are now available at the Ludington and Scottville Area Chamber…

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Manistee to offer passenger air service again

November 1, 2012

MANISTEE – Manistee Blacker Airport is hoping to soon offer airline service again. Last month its carrier, Aerodynamics, abruptly announced it was no longer providing service between Manistee and Chicago Midway Airport. Russ Spencer of the Manistee Airport Authority spoke to the Ludington Rotary Club Thursday and explained that the authority is in negotiations with another airline and hoping to…

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Acclaimed classical guitarist at WSCC

November 1, 2012
Acclaimed classical guitarist at WSCC

VICTORY TOWNSHIP – West Shore Community College will host one of the world’s most acclaimed classical guitarists on Sat., Nov. 10. Javier Calderón will perform at the Center Stage Theater at 7:30 p.m., as part of the 2012-13 WSCC Performing Arts Series. When Javier Calderón played his solo recital debut at Carnegie Hall, the “New York Times” called him, “…a…

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Judge candidates differ in experience

November 1, 2012
Judge candidates differ in experience

This story first ran last week. We felt it was important to re-run it for those who may have missed it on the front page.  Who will be Mason County’s next probate court judge? Will it be Nick Krieger who grew up on North Rath Avenue in Ludington, graduated from Ludington High School and has worked as a law clerk…

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Legally Speaking: Consent to search

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