Badger cancels today’s sailing

September 24, 2012
Badger cancels today’s sailing

Lake Michigan Carferry cancelled today’s sailing due to high winds and seas. Wind gusts are forecasted to reach 50mph with waves reaching 13-17 ft. Passengers who were scheduled for today’s crossings were offered a 20% discount for sailing on Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012. This is the second time in two weeks the Badger’s sailing has been cancelled. Mason County Press…

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Ludington city council agenda Sept. 24

September 24, 2012

LUDINGTON — City Council meets tonight at 6:30 p.m. at city hall on South Harrison Street. Here is the agenda and notes for tonight’s meeting: Ludington City Council Sept. 24, 2012

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Family fun crafts at library

September 24, 2012

At the Mason County District Library in Scottville Tuesday, October 2 at 3 p.m., the Family Fun Craft series features Torn Fabric Wreath Creations.  Families are invited to drop in any time between 3 to 5:30 p.m.  Children under age 8 must be accompanied by an adult.  All Mason County District Library programs are free of charge.   Family Craft – first Tuesday…

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New lighting transforms art gallery

September 24, 2012

LUDINGTON – The Ludington Area Center for the Arts announces the installation of professional track lighting. The improvement distinguishes the gallery space for exhibition of fine art and initializes the LACA on a move toward energy efficient, environmentally-friendly and cost-effective operations. The Ludington Area Center for the Arts Annual Online Photo Contest was conceived of and sponsored by Todd &…

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Court News, Sept. 20, 2012

September 21, 2012

Mason County court news as of Sept. 20, 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.   79th District Court, Judge Peter Wadel   Arraignments Kristen Kay Hackert, 19,…

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MCC soccer

September 20, 2012
MCC soccer

  Mason County Central’s soccer team lost to Pentwater 2-0 Thursday night in Scottville. Photos by Miranda Beebe.

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MCC JV football

September 20, 2012
MCC JV football

Miranda Beebe, a freshman at Mason County Central, submitted these photos from Thursday night’s JV football game.

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UPDATE: Badger sailing season may be extended

September 20, 2012
UPDATE: Badger sailing season may be extended

UPDATE: LUDINGTON — Mason County Press has learned that the Badger’s 2012 sailing season may be extended due to increased commercial traffic. The season is currently scheduled to end Oct. 14 but may extended to November 2. Lake Michigan Carferry spokeswoman Terri Brown would not confirm the information. A source has told the Press that LMC is currently negotiating with…

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WSCC offers ServSafe training

September 20, 2012

VICTORY TWP. – West Shore Community College is offering the nationally recognized ServSafe® training and exam for those who are employed in food service operations. The ServSafe® 6th edition training will be held on three consecutive Thursdays, October 4, 11, and 18, from 5–8:30 p.m. in the Administrative & Conference Building room 103.  Exams will be administered after a brief…

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Art center cancels class

September 20, 2012

LUDINGTON — The Ludington Area Center for the Arts regretfully announces the cancellation of “Cardboard Sculpture and Collage for Elementary Students” scheduled for Saturday, September 22 due to low registration.  The Arts Center would like to encourage everyone to promote and register for classes offered at the Center.  With your help, LACA can fulfill its mission to promote, support and encourage…

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Scottville Harvest Festival this weekend

September 19, 2012
Scottville Harvest Festival this weekend

SCOTTVILLE — The annual Scottville Harvest Festival begins Thursday afternoon. The Harvest Festival’s roots go back to 1910 when an ox roast was held. The free ox roast tradition continues to this day. Shown in the photograph are the 2012 Harvest Festival Queen candidates. The queen competition will be held Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Scottville Clown Band Shell.…

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Badger cancels today’s sailing

September 19, 2012
Badger cancels today’s sailing

Lake Michigan Carferry cancelled today’s sailing due to high winds and seas. Winds are forecasted to reach 45kt with 12-16 wave height. “Passengers safety and comfort are our first priority,” said Terri Brown, Director of Marketing and Media Relations. We regret any inconvenience this has caused. Passengers who were scheduled for today’s crossings have been offered a 20% discount for sailing on Thursday,…

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Cast to “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee”

September 19, 2012

VICTORY TOWNSHIP – West Shore Community College announces its cast for the upcoming musical, “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.” This musical has been seen in countless productions at regional theaters all over the country ever since its successful Broadway and off-Broadway, says director Rick Plummer.  “This is a tremendous cast and an equally phenomenal production team,” he adds. Cast as the…

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WSCC professor publishes book on famous Riverton artist

September 18, 2012
WSCC professor publishes book on famous Riverton artist

RIVERTON TWP. — In 1977 Sharon Bluhm had been an adjunct professor of English at West Shore Community College for just over a year. She and her husband moved into an old house located down a two-track in southern Riverton Township. They were almost magically drawn to the place. The home was called the Humps by its previous owners, the…

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No wedding for Ariel and Sean

September 17, 2012
No wedding for Ariel and Sean

Ariel Courtland now says she won’t marry Sean Phillips, the man suspected of killing their daughter, Katherine “Baby Kate” Phillips. WOOD TV in Grand Rapids has reported that Courtland, who took out a marriage license in Ionia County last week, now says marrying Phillips “wasn’t the right thing to do.” The Michigan Department of Corrections stated last week that Courtland…

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