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Morton Hill sledding, a Riverton tradition

January 29, 2012
Morton Hill sledding, a Riverton tradition

Life in Riverton   By CARMELITTA TIFFANY  mcp.com contributing columnist   Although it’s been a pretty pitiful winter here, when there’s a layer of any depth of snow, sledders can be found on Morton Hill, on Morton Road south of Hawley Road. Last Saturday was no exception. Despite the chill and damp, biting wind, a steady stream of excitement-seekers climbed…

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A blizzard blast in Scottville

January 28, 2012
A blizzard blast in Scottville

The first Blizzard Blast was held Saturday in downtown Scottville. The event included a pancake breakfast, chili cook off, bingo, carriage rides, a demolition derby among many other activities.   Top photo: Mark Bigsby of Scottville attempts frozen chicken bowling. Bottom photo: Tony McIntosh and Stephanie Fitch use power tools to sculpt ice.   mcp.com photos/ROB ALWAY

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Law enforcement discovers two dead on well-being check

January 28, 2012

VICTORY TWP. — Deputies from the Mason County Sheriff’s Department responded to a well-being check at a residence located at 3046 N. Amber Rd in Victory Township approximately 9:30 p.m. Friday.   Deputies discovered two deceased persons at that residence. These persons have been identified by the sheriff’s department as Fernando Dario Ramirez, age 28 and Lacey Kay Bentley, age 18, both residents…

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A day of basketball; Special Olympics hosts annual tournament

January 28, 2012
A day of basketball; Special Olympics hosts annual tournament

Area 24 Special Olympics hosted its annual basketball tournament Saturday at Mason County Eastern gym.   Top photo: teams from Muskegon and Cadillac play against each other. Middle photo: Mason County Eastern basketball player Jenni Herrema volunteered at the tournament.   At right is athlete Jimmy Treml of Custer.   Bottom photo: MCE basketball players Elena Luce and Jessica Appledorn volunteer…

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Joan Young begins a new adventure, writes first mystery novel

January 28, 2012
Joan Young begins a new adventure, writes first mystery novel

By ROB ALWAY mcp.com editor   SCOTTVILLE — Joan Young is well known in this area as an avid outdoorswoman. She writes several blogs, many about “getting off the couch” and being outside, exploring nature. She holds the record as being the first woman to hike the entire 4,600 mile North Country Trail, which spans seven states, including Michigan (and…

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