Moonlighting: Regrets

September 28, 2012
Moonlighting: Regrets

I suspect that the change of seasons is a time of reflection for a lot of people. Where have I been, where am I going, what did I miss? The first line of inquiry is usually the here-and-now: What happened to summer and why didn’t I make it to the beach?!? That then rolls over to multiple summers, and the…

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Update: Masten in ArtPrize top 100

September 27, 2012
Update: Masten in ArtPrize top 100

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Ludington artist in ArtPrize top 100

September 27, 2012
Ludington artist in ArtPrize top 100

GRAND RAPIDS — Ludington artist Dave Masten’s entry, Wired, is in the top 100 at ArtPrize in Grand Rapids with over 1,500 artists exhibiting and over 230,000 votes cast to date. The first round of voting continues until midnight Saturday. “This has been an absolutely wild experience,” Dave posted on his Facebook page. “If you can, you’ve got to see…

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Mickey Matson’s future

September 26, 2012
Mickey Matson’s future

  MANISTEE – “Mickey Matson and the Copperhead Conspiracy” made its local premiere Saturday night at the Ramsdell Theatre. The movie is the first full production by 10 West Studios based in Manistee. It is also the first feature film written and directed by Amber Township resident Harold David Cronk, co-owner of 10 West Studios. The movie originally premiered in…

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LMC confirms Badger sailing season extended

September 25, 2012
LMC confirms Badger sailing season extended

LUDINGTON – Lake Michigan Carferry confirmed this morning that the SS Badger’s 2012 sailing season will be extended until November 2. The Mason County Press first reported this last week.The sailing season was scheduled to end October 14. The reason for the extension is the transportation of wind turbine components. Much of LMC’s business this summer appears to have been…

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Battery D returns from Antietam

September 24, 2012
Battery D returns from Antietam

PERE MARQUETTE TWP. – Members of Battery D, First Michigan Light Artillery recently returned from the re-enactment of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War Battle of Antietam in Sharpsburg, Maryland. The Sept. 17, 1862 battle was the first major battle of the Civil War fought on Union soil. It was also the bloodiest single-day battle in American history, with…

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Festival reflections

September 24, 2012
Festival reflections

  This year’s Scottville Harvest Festival got a little wet at times, especially Saturday. Just as the Clown Band turned the last corner from State Street to Blaine Street the rain let go. John Mickevich took this picture behind Cox’s Sales and Service.

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Badger cancels today’s sailing

September 24, 2012
Badger cancels today’s sailing

Lake Michigan Carferry cancelled today’s sailing due to high winds and seas. Wind gusts are forecasted to reach 50mph with waves reaching 13-17 ft. Passengers who were scheduled for today’s crossings were offered a 20% discount for sailing on Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012. This is the second time in two weeks the Badger’s sailing has been cancelled. Mason County Press…

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Ludington city council agenda Sept. 24

September 24, 2012

LUDINGTON — City Council meets tonight at 6:30 p.m. at city hall on South Harrison Street. Here is the agenda and notes for tonight’s meeting: Ludington City Council Sept. 24, 2012

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Family fun crafts at library

September 24, 2012

At the Mason County District Library in Scottville Tuesday, October 2 at 3 p.m., the Family Fun Craft series features Torn Fabric Wreath Creations.  Families are invited to drop in any time between 3 to 5:30 p.m.  Children under age 8 must be accompanied by an adult.  All Mason County District Library programs are free of charge.   Family Craft – first Tuesday…

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New lighting transforms art gallery

September 24, 2012

LUDINGTON – The Ludington Area Center for the Arts announces the installation of professional track lighting. The improvement distinguishes the gallery space for exhibition of fine art and initializes the LACA on a move toward energy efficient, environmentally-friendly and cost-effective operations. The Ludington Area Center for the Arts Annual Online Photo Contest was conceived of and sponsored by Todd &…

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Court News, Sept. 20, 2012

September 21, 2012

Mason County court news as of Sept. 20, 2012 Key: MCSO: Mason County Sheriff’s Office; LPD: Ludington Police Dept.; SPD: Scottville Police Dept.; MSP: Michigan State Police; Pre: Preliminary Examination or Pre-Trial. B&E: Breaking and Entering; OUIL: Operating a Motor Vehicle While Under the Influence of Liquor.   79th District Court, Judge Peter Wadel   Arraignments Kristen Kay Hackert, 19,…

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MCC soccer

September 20, 2012
MCC soccer

  Mason County Central’s soccer team lost to Pentwater 2-0 Thursday night in Scottville. Photos by Miranda Beebe.

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MCC JV football

September 20, 2012
MCC JV football

Miranda Beebe, a freshman at Mason County Central, submitted these photos from Thursday night’s JV football game.

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UPDATE: Badger sailing season may be extended

September 20, 2012
UPDATE: Badger sailing season may be extended

UPDATE: LUDINGTON — Mason County Press has learned that the Badger’s 2012 sailing season may be extended due to increased commercial traffic. The season is currently scheduled to end Oct. 14 but may extended to November 2. Lake Michigan Carferry spokeswoman Terri Brown would not confirm the information. A source has told the Press that LMC is currently negotiating with…

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Legally Speaking: Consent to search

Betten Baker Ford

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