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Sheriffs’ friendship yields generous donation of underwater robot.

August 10, 2022

Sheriffs’ friendship yields generous donation of underwater robot. LUDINGTON — Ottawa County Sheriff Steve Kempker recently stopped by the Mason County Sheriff’s Office to deliver crucial underwater recovery equipment as a gift to the Mason County department. The Mason County Sheriff’s Office received a Blue View Technologies video ray underwater remote vehicle. Also called remotely operated vehicles (ROVs), underwater robots…

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Obituary: Dr. John Carney, 100, of Ludington.

August 10, 2022

Obituary: Dr. John Carney, 100, of Ludington. John Richard Carney MD died on Friday, August 5, 2022, of natural causes at the age of 100. He was the son of Professor Robert J. Carney and Frances Sweet (Gibson) Carney. He was born in Ann Arbor…

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Obituary: Steven Heitz, 60, of Ludington.

August 10, 2022

Obituary: Steven Heitz, 60, of Ludington. Steven “Kono” Lyle Heitz, 60, of Ludington went home to be with the Father on July 28, 2022.  Despite the health issues Steve endured, his faith in his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ never wavered and many drew strength…

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Man fights with police during arrest in Walmart parking lot.

August 10, 2022

Man fights with police during arrest in Walmart parking lot. The police news is a presentation of Lenz-Balder Insurance, offering Auto Owners Insurance, 201 E. Court St., Ludington, 231-845-6279, www.lenzbalderins.com.…

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Recent deaths, service announcements, posted Aug. 10, 2022.

August 10, 2022

Recent deaths, service announcements, posted Aug. 10, 2022. Please consider helping to fund local news. Mason County Press and Oceana County Press are available for free thanks to the generous…

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Western Michigan Fair in pictures, Tuesday, Aug. 9.

August 9, 2022

Western Michigan Fair in pictures, Tuesday, Aug. 9 PERE MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP — The 2022 Western Michigan Fair officially started Tuesday, Aug. 9. Here is an assortment of some photographs created…

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Harness racing starts today at the fair.

August 9, 2022

Harness racing starts today at the fair. PERE MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP — Harness racing takes place today, Tuesday, Aug. 9 and Wednesday, Aug. 10 at the Western Michigan Fair. The races…

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Police news, Aug. 9, 2022.

August 9, 2022

Police news, Aug. 9, 2022. The police news is a presentation of Lenz-Balder Insurance, offering Auto Owners Insurance, 201 E. Court St., Ludington, 231-845-6279, www.lenzbalderins.com. The following is activity of…

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Man allegedly holds scissor blade against victim’s throat during ‘rolling domestic.’ 

August 9, 2022

Man allegedly holds scissor blade against victim’s throat during ‘rolling domestic.’  WEARE TOWNSHIP, Oceana Co. — A 23-year-old Ludington man was arrested by Oceana County sheriff’s deputies Friday morning, Aug.…

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Bus driver training program being offered. 

August 9, 2022

Bus driver training program being offered.  BALDWIN – Michigan Works! West Central is partnering with FiveCAP, Inc. to create a bus driver training opportunity for those looking for part- or…

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Obituary: John Nichols, 71, of Denver, Colo. 

August 9, 2022

Obituary: John Nichols, 71, of Denver, Colo.  John Nichols, 71, passed away on Wednesday, August 3, 2022 in Denver, Colorado after a courageous battle with cancer.   John was born in…

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Recent births, posted Aug. 9, 2022

August 9, 2022

Recent births, posted Aug. 9, 2022 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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Western Michigan Fair animal competitions begin; fair opens Tuesday.

August 8, 2022

Western Michigan Fair animal competitions begin; fair opens Tuesday. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. PERE MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP — The 83rd annual Western Michigan Fair officially begins Tuesday, Aug. 9 and continues…

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Motorcyclist avoids serious injury after hitting deer.

August 8, 2022

Motorcyclist avoids serious injury after hitting deer. The police news is a presentation of Lenz-Balder Insurance, offering Auto Owners Insurance, 201 E. Court St., Ludington, 231-845-6279, www.lenzbalderins.com. AMBER TOWNSHIP —…

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WSCC instrumental, vocal and theater groups return. 

August 8, 2022

WSCC instrumental, vocal and theater groups return.  WSCC News is a presentation of West Shore Community College in partnership with Mason County Press.  VICTORY TOWNSHIP — West Shore Community College…

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