Posts Tagged ‘ michigan ’

Locomotive arrives at White Pine Village.

November 21, 2017

  Locomotive arrives at White Pine Village. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. PERE MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP — The railroad has come back to Buttersville Peninsula; at least in the form of an exhibit at Historic White Pine Village. Volunteers have spent the past couple of weeks preparing the western boundary of the village for its latest display, a steam locomotive, tender car,…

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Governor appoints Sheriff Cole to state marijuana advisory panel.

October 17, 2017

Governor appoints Sheriff Cole to state marijuana advisory panel. LANSING – Gov. Rick Snyder announced last week that Mason County Sheriff Kim Cole has been appointed to the Marihuana Advisory Panel established by the Medical Marihuana Facilities Licensing Act (marihauana is an alternative spelling of marijuana). Housed within the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, the 17-member Panel was created to…

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Law enforcement continues to make US 10 corridor safety a priority.

July 25, 2017

Law enforcement continues to make US 10 corridor safety a priority. #MasonCountyNews #US10 By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. Two weeks ago, our community lost two of its citizens in a fatal traffic crash on the US 10 five-lane highway (known as the US 10 corridor). A husband and wife, riding on a motorcycle, were killed after a motorist attempted to make…

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Texas man involved in standoff charged locally.

July 12, 2017

Texas man involved in standoff charged locally. #MasonCountyNews. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. LUDINGTON — Joseph Flores, 30, of Texas, the man who was arrested by sheriff’s deputies Monday following a two-hour stand off in a house in the 6100 block of South Brye Road in Summit Township, was arraigned in Mason County’s 79th District Court late Wednesday afternoon. Flores was…

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Mother of police killer released from prison.

April 9, 2017

Mother of police killer released from prison.  By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. Tammi Lynne Spofford, the mother of police killer Eric Knysz, was released last week from prison. On September 9, 2013, Knysz murdered Michigan State Police Trooper Paul Butterfield on North Custer Road in Free Soil Township by shooting the trooper in the head. Knysz and his wife, Sarah Renee…

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