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Schwass takes reins of MSU agriculture program at WSCC

February 2, 2023

Schwass takes reins of MSU agriculture program at WSCC WSCC News is a presentation of West Shore Community College in partnership with Mason County Press.  By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief VICTORY TOWNSHIP — In 2017 West Shore Community College formed a partnership with Michigan State University’s Institute of Agricultural Technology (IAT) to offer MSU classes in Mason County. Upon completion graduating…

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Closings and Cancellations, Friday, Feb. 3, 2023

February 2, 2023

Closings and Cancellations, Friday, Feb. 3, 2023 The following closings and cancellations have been reported for Friday, Feb. 3, 2023. This post may be updated. Schools Covenant Christian School Gateway to Success Academy Hart Public Schools Hesperia Community Schools Ludington Area School District Ludington Area…

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WSCC Humankind Series to discuss future of work in healthcare

February 2, 2023

WSCC Humankind Series to discuss future of work in healthcare WSCC News is a presentation of West Shore Community College in partnership with Mason County Press. VICTORY TOWNSHIP — The next installment of the West Shore Community College Humankind Series will be “The Future of Work…

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Police news, posted Feb. 2, 2023

February 2, 2023

Police news, posted Feb. 2, 2023 The following is activity of the Mason County Sheriff’s Office Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2023: 3:30 a.m., alarm activation, Pere Marquette Township. 4:40 a.m., alarm…

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Circuit court sentencings, posted Feb. 1, 2023

February 1, 2023

Circuit court sentencings, posted Feb. 1, 2023 LUDINGTON — The following were sentenced on Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2023 in Mason County’s 51st Circuit Court.  – Bryan Lewis Bruner, 35. Offense…

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Obituary: Gerald “Jerry” Knapp, Jr., 53, of Sheridan Township

February 1, 2023

Obituary: Gerald “Jerry” Knapp, Jr., 53, of Sheridan Township Gerald “Jerry” Thomas Knapp Jr., 53, passed away unexpectedly on January 27, 2023. Jerry was born July 16, 1969, in Detroit.…

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Notice to Bidders: Rest Area Services

February 1, 2023

Notice to Bidders: Rest Area Services MASON COUNTY ROAD COMMISSION MASON COUNTY, MICHIGAN The Board of County Road Commissioners of the County of Mason will receive sealed bids at 510…

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Notice to Bidders: Mason County Road Commission

February 1, 2023

Notice to Bidders: Mason County Road Commission The Board of County Road Commissioners of the County of Mason will receive sealed bids at 510 E. State Street, P.O. Box 247,…

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Obituary: William John Clement, Jr., 67, of Ludington

January 31, 2023

Obituary: William John Clement, Jr., 67, of Ludington William John Clement, Jr., 67, of Ludington, formerly of North Muskegon, Narragansett, RI, and Groton/New London, Conn., passed away on Sunday, January…

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Obituary: Richard Story, 53, of Scottville

January 31, 2023

Obituary: Richard Story, 53, of Scottville Richard M Story, 53, of Scottville, passed away on Wednesday, January 25, 2023. Rich was born on April 1, 1969, the son of Thomas…

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Suspect demanding to be shot by police subdued with taser

January 31, 2023

Suspect demanding to be shot by police subdued with taser HAMLIN TOWNSHIP — A 32-year-old Ludington man demanding to be shot by police was tased and then arrested on charges…

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Detroit Civil War riot to be topic of Historical Society Winter Speakers Series

January 31, 2023

Detroit Civil War riot to be topic of Historical Society Winter Speakers Series LUDINGTON — Local historian Mike Nagle will be the next speaker at the Mason County Historical Society’s…

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Recent births, posted Jan. 31, 2023

January 31, 2023

Recent births, posted Jan. 31, 2023 Please consider helping to fund local news. Mason County Press and Oceana County Press are available for free thanks to the generous support of…

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Promise Zone board makes changes

January 30, 2023

Promise Zone board makes changes The Mason County Promise Zone has changed some of its requirements and is expanding its length of offering. The Promise Zone board recently expanded the…

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Truck flees after hitting fire hydrant

January 30, 2023

Truck flees after hitting fire hydrant PERE MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP — A pick up truck fled the scene after hitting a fire hydrant Sunday, Jan. 29, shortly after 1 a.m. at…

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