SCOTTVILLE — City officials in approved adjustments to the rate at which the city charges for water turn-on and shut-off services, as well as increases to the cost of refuse bags during the regular city commission meeting Monday at city hall.

The West Shore Educational Service District (ESD) is canceling its career and technical education (CTE) classes for Wednesday, Jan. 22, due to a water main breaking at West Shore Community College, according to Katrina Morris, transportation director at West Shore ESD.

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CUSTER — A full house watched as students, alumni and parents rode donkeys while shooting hoops in a game of basketball on Saturday night in Mason Country Eastern’s high school gymnasium.

VICTORY TWP. — West Shore Community College showed a preliminary increase in its student count for the winter semester, Mark Kinney reported to the college’s board of trustees Monday afternoon at its regular meeting.

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The Ludington Area District Board of Education received an updated report concerning the new elementary building project from Superintendent Jason Kennedy on Monday, Jan. 20, as a part of the regular meeting.

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Danielle Kalis and Kyle Plasterer of Fountain announce the birth of a son, Kole Daniel Plasterer, born Jan. 19, 2020, at Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital.

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Kenneth John Snyder, 87, of Walhalla, passed away on Friday, Jan. 17, 2020.

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Emily and Nathan Thomas of Ludington announce the birth of a son, Austin Paul Thomas, born Jan. 19, 2020, at Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital.

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Omozuwa and Similoluwa Anifowoshe of Manistee announce the birth of a daughter, Eliora Tiaraoluwa Anifowoshe, born Jan. 17, 2020, at Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital.

SCOTTVILLE — Mason County Central could soon be home to two new solar panel arrays if the school board approves a motion to lease parts of the district grounds to a solar energy company.

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LANSING — As winter storms continue and record Great Lake water levels rise, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is urging Michigan residents to remain wary of coastal erosion that can turn dangerous.

SAO PAULO (AP) — Prosecutors accused U.S. journalist Glenn Greenwald on Tuesday of involvement in hacking the phones of Brazilian officials involved in a corruption investigation, though Brazil's high court had blocked investigations of the journalist or his Brazil-based news outlet in relat…