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Area schools placed on lockdown

November 13, 2019

Area schools placed on lockdown Area schools have been placed in “soft lockdown” mode due to a potential armed suicidal subject in the area of Angling Road and Victory Corners in Hamlin Township,” according to the Ludington Area School District Facebook page. MCP has been informed that the suspect has been apprehended. Soft lockdown is a request to keep staff…

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Deputies busy assisting motorists stuck in snow.

November 13, 2019

Deputies busy assisting motorists stuck in snow. #MasonCounty Several vehicles were stuck in the snow in the early morning hours Tuesday, Nov. 12, when Mason County was hit with heavy lake effect snow and frigid temperatures. Many vehicles were stuck in the Scottville area, where the National Weather Service in Grand Rapids reported over 10 inches of snow fell. No…

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Crashes on snowy roads keep police busy.

November 12, 2019

Crashes on snowy roads keep police busy. #MasonCountyCrime The following is recent police activity in Mason County: Friday, Nov. 8, 2019: 10:22 p.m., (Michigan State Police), car/deer crash, US 31 near the Ludington Rest Area, Summit Township. Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019: 11:20 a.m., (MSP), car/deer crash, Chauvez Raod near Hoganson Road, Riverton Township. 12:05 p.m., (MSP), a 19-year-old Walkerville man…

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WSCC receives $15,000 grant for Humankind Series. 

November 12, 2019

WSCC receives $15,000 grant for Humankind Series.  VICTORY TOWNSHIP — Michigan Humanities has announced that West Shore Community College received a $15,000 grant in support of its Humankind Series. Thirteen projects were selected from 45 eligible applications to the Humanities Grants program, which support public humanities projects exploring history, theater, reading, education and community identity in Michigan. “Humanities Grants are more…

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Closings, cancellations, Nov. 12, 2019

November 12, 2019

The following closings and cancellations have been reported. This list may be updated: Ludington & Scottville Area Chamber of Commerce LEADS meeting. Ludington Optimist Club noon meeting. West Shore Family Support Schools: Bear Lake Public Schools Casman Academy Covenant Christian School Hart Public Schools Gateway to Success Academy Kaleva Norman Dickson Schools Ludington Area Catholic School Ludington Area School District…

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