The Scoop: Nursing Week

May 4, 2021

The Scoop: Nursing Week The Scoop is a community-oriented webcast presented by Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital, West Shore Bank and Betten Baker Ford of Ludington.  LUDINGTON — This week is National Nursing Week. Today, on The Scoop, Kate Krieger-Watkins speaks with the nursing administrative team from Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital about the role nurses play at the local hospital, along…

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Power company to conduct helicopter inspections.

May 4, 2021

Power company to conduct helicopter inspections. MASON COUNTY — ITC will conduct aerial patrols of high-voltage transmission towers and lines in Mason County June 11-17. The inspections in Michigan are slated from approximately May 17 through June 17, weather permitting. “The helicopter patrols are conducted to provide an overall status of the overhead transmission system that is operated by ITC’s…

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InspiREading initiative helps parents/guardians teach children reading. 

May 4, 2021

InspiREading initiative helps parents/guardians teach children reading.  West Shore School News is a presentation of West Shore Educational Service District in partnership with Mason County Press and Oceana County Press.  By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. AMBER TOWNSHIP — The West Shore Educational Service District has recently launched an early literacy initiative aimed at helping provide young readers and their parents/guardians with…

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Watch out for phone scam.

May 4, 2021

Watch out for phone scam. MASON COUNTY — Mason County Undersheriff Derrek Wilson is warning residents to be cautious of suspicious phone calls from callers claiming to be from Publishers Clearing House. “There is another Publishers Clearing House (PCH) phone scam occurring,” said Wilson. “The complainant advised that a subject called and stated that he was with PCH and that they…

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Scottville farmers market to return. 

May 4, 2021

Scottville farmers market to return.  SCOTTVILLE — The Scottville Downtown Development Authority is bringing back the city’s farmers market this summer. The farmers market will take place on Saturdays and will be held on the downtown sidewalks.  Market days will run May 15 through September 25, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Vendors wishing to sign up, at $150 per season,…

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Obituary: Ella Olmstead, 97, of Ludington.

May 4, 2021

Obituary: Ella Olmstead, 97, of Ludington. Ella Marie Olmstead, 97, of Ludington passed away Sunday, May 2, 2021 at her home. She was born December 7, 1923 in Fountain to Paul and Martha (Groth) Schoenherr.  Ella married the late William N. Olmstead on December 8, 1944 at the Lutheran church in Ludington.  Family meant so much to Ella. She will…

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Grant funds will help fight invasive plant species. 

May 4, 2021

Grant funds will help fight invasive plant species.  SCOTTVILLE — The North Country Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area (NCCISMA) has been awarded two new grants to continue its work to stop the spread of invasive species in northern Michigan. A grant for $50,000 of Great Lakes Restoration Initiative funding, awarded by the U.S. Forest Service (USFS), will be held by…

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Recent births, posted May 4, 2021.

May 4, 2021

Recent births, posted May 4, 2021. The following births have been reported: Addison Marie Hillier, the daughter of Whitney and Tyler Hillier of Ludington, was born Monday, May 3, 2021. Anthony John Simpson III, the son of Allyssa Landis and Anthony Simpson, Jr., of Rothbury, was born Monday, May 3, 2021. (Unless indicated otherwise, births took place at Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital).…

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Mostly sunny Wednesday.

May 4, 2021

Mostly sunny Wednesday. The weather is a presentation of Smith & Eddy Insurance, with offices in Scottville, Ludington, and Manistee: Some clouds tonight. Low temperature of 36 degrees. Winds north at 5 to 10 mph. Wednesday, May 5, 2021 Some clouds in the morning then mostly sunny skies. Cloudy in the evening with rain showers after midnight. High 55; low…

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Recent deaths, posted May 4, 2021

May 4, 2021

Recent deaths, posted May 4, 2021 This post is a presentation of Beads & Blooms Florist, 78 N. Jebavy Dr., Ludington, MI 49431; 231-425-4133. The following recent death information has been reported to MCP: Alice (Genson)  Wallace, 83, of Ludington, died on Monday, May 3, 2021 in Winter Haven, Fla.  Funeral arrangements are pending at Wyman Funeral & Cremation Services…

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New Scottville police officer graduates from academy with top honors. 

May 3, 2021

New Scottville police officer graduates from academy with top honors.  SCOTTVILLE — Scottville Police Department’s newest police officer, Steve Case, received his badge tonight during the City Commission meeting. Case recently graduated as the top cadet from the West Shore Community College police academy. His primary duty will be to serve as school resource officer for Mason County Central Schools…

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Ludington students encouraged to ride bikes to school Wednesday. 

May 3, 2021

Ludington students encouraged to ride bikes to school Wednesday.  Oriole News is a presentation of Ludington Area School District in partnership with Mason County Press.  LUDINGTON — Students, grades three and above, from Ludington Area School District are encouraged to ride their bicycles to school on Wednesday, May 5, in observation of National Bike Month. Children and adults interested, are…

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The Scoop: Local employment crisis. 

May 3, 2021

The Scoop: Local employment crisis.  The Scoop is a community-oriented webcast presented by West Shore Bank and Betten Baker Ford of Ludington.  PERE MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP — Today on The Scoop, Kate Krieger-Watkins speaks with Pat Patterson, owner of Hungry Howie’s Pizza of Ludington, about the current employment. Patterson talks about how his company, and most local businesses, are unable to…

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DWLS arrests top police activity over the weekend.

May 3, 2021

DWLS arrests top police activity over the weekend. The police news is a presentation of Lenz-Balder Insurance, offering Nationwide Insurance, 201 E. Court St., Ludington, 231-845-6279, www.lenzbalderins.com. The following is police activity in Mason County over the weekend: Friday, April 30, 2021: 8:08 p.m., (Ludington Police Department), a 20-year-old Oceana County man was arrested for third-offense driving while license suspended (DWLS), Ludington…

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Obituary: John “Jack” Jones, 82, of Harrisville, Punta Gorda, Fla.

May 3, 2021

Obituary: John “Jack” Jones, 82, of Harrisville, Punta Gorda, Fla. John (Jack) Raymond Jones, 82, formerly of Punta Gorda, Fla., passed away in his sleep on Saturday, May 1, 2021.  Jack was born September 6, 1938, in Detroit and traveled the world during his 22 years in the U.S. Air Force. Jack was married for 60 years to the former…

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