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Prosecutor announces resignation

April 23, 2024

By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief LUDINGTON — Mason County Prosecuting Attorney Lauren Kreinbrink has announced that she will be resigning from the position effective June 1, 2024. Kreinbrink stated, in a press release, that she has accepted a partnership in the trial law firm of Craig W. Elhart in Traverse City. “Until June 1st, I will continue to do everything in…

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PHOTO FEATURE: Eating their science projects

April 23, 2024

MCC students learn about photosynthesis Spartan News is a service of Mason County Central Schools in partnership with Mason County Press. Photos and story by Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief SCOTTVILLE — Seventh grade science students at Mason County Central Middle School have been studying photosynthesis and…

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Probation violation yields prison term

April 23, 2024

51st Circuit Court sentencings, posted April 23, 2024 By Allison Scarbrough, News Editor LUDINGTON — The following were sentenced recently in Mason County’s 51st Circuit Court: – Christopher Lee Merriman, 44, was found guilty of probation violation and was sentenced April 16, 2024 to 46…

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Conservation District to hold seedling sale Friday and Saturday

April 23, 2024

PERE MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP — The Mason-Lake Conservation District will hold its annual tree seedling sale pickup on Friday and Saturday at the Mason County Fairgrounds. Each year, the Conservation District…

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Employment: Assistant Prosecuting Attorney

April 23, 2024

Starting Salary: $67,041.02 and benefits package Location: Mason County Courthouse, 304 E. Ludington Avenue, Ludington, MI 49431 Job Description: Under the direction of the Prosecuting Attorney and Chief Assistant Prosecuting…

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Recent death: Judy Marie Holden, 83, of Fountain

April 23, 2024

  Judy Marie Holden, 83, of Fountain, died on Tuesday April 23, 2024. A celebration of life will be held on her birthday, Sunday May 26, 2024, at 2 p.m.…

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Couple under investigation for Walmart ‘under ringing’

April 22, 2024

The police news is a presentation of Smith & Eddy Insurance, serving west Michigan since 1902, smith-eddy.com. PERE MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP — An investigation by the Mason County Sheriff’s Office is…

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Savor the Flavors: Downtown Ludington’s Restaurant Week starts today

April 22, 2024

Savor the Flavors: Downtown Ludington’s Restaurant Week starts today LUDINGTON — Calling all food enthusiasts! Downtown Ludington’s Restaurant Week, starting today, runs through April 28, 2024. The culinary celebration is…

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WSCC to screen short film “Elsewhere”

April 22, 2024

WSCC News is presented by West Shore Community College in partnership with Mason County Press.  VICTORY TOWNSHIP — The West Shore Community College Humankind Series is hosting a screening of…

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Mom 2 Mom Sale is Saturday

April 22, 2024

LUDINGTON — MOPS/MOMSnext of Ludington will hold a Mom 2 Mom Sale from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 27 at Cornerstone Baptist Church, 121 N. Nelson Rd. Admission…

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Recent death: John F. Lehman, 85, of Branch

April 22, 2024

John F. Lehman, 85, of Branch died on Sunday, April 14, 2024. Funeral arrangements are pending at at Wyman Funeral & Cremation Services in Scottville. Listing of 2023 deaths. Listing…

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News Alert: Vehicle crash, US 10-31/Stiles

April 21, 2024

News Alert: Vehicle crash, US 10-31/Stiles AMBER TOWNSHIP (12:17 p.m.) — Report of a vehicle crash at US 10-31 and Stiles Road.

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Badger season now set to start June 1

April 19, 2024

Photos by Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief LUDINGTON — Lake Michigan Carferry Service has announced a change in the start of the 2024 sailing season. The season is now scheduled to begin…

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The Mason County Quiz, April 19

April 19, 2024

The Mason County Quiz is presented by Lake Michigan Senior Living, located on the bluffs of Lake Michigan in beautiful Summit Township. How much do you know about Mason County?…

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Jury finds man guilty of 1st-degree CSC

April 19, 2024

LUDINGTON — Bradley Curtis Drake, 27, faces a 25-year mandatory minimum prison term for a conviction of first-degree criminal sexual conduct (CSC) — victim under age 13 — after a jury…

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Man arrested for aggravated domestic assault

April 19, 2024

The police news is a presentation of Smith & Eddy Insurance, serving west Michigan since 1902, smith-eddy.com. LUDINGTON — A 31-year-old Ludington man was arrested by Ludington police for aggravated…

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MEA honors local Academic All-Stars

April 19, 2024

VICTORY TOWNSHIP — On Wednesday, April 17, the Michigan Education Association (MEA) 13-B Coordinating Council recently recognized nine students from nine area high schools as Academic All-Stars during a banquet…

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Employment: Summer/Seasonal Workers, Mason County Road Commission

April 19, 2024

Employment: Summer/Seasonal Workers, Mason County Road Commission Qualifications Must be at least 18 years of age Valid driver’s license Have safety toed boots with 6-inch cuffs Willing to take an…

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