Most, if not all, cases of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated or operating under the influence in Mason County won’t be affected by an investigation by the Michigan State Police into its breathalyzer supplier, Intoximeters.

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In a move to improve its supply chain efficiencies, workflow management and packaging capabilities, FloraCraft is adding a 27,000-square-foot shipping and distribution center to its 138,000-square-foot south manufacturing facility, which will also receive a renovation. The new space will fea…

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Back at the request of students, the donkey basketball fundraiser will return to Mason County Eastern Schools this year starting at 6 p.m. Saturday at the high school gymnasium in Custer.

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The annual Ludington Regional Fishery Workshop, hosted by Michigan Sea Grant, will be from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 1, at West Shore Community College, 3000 N. Stiles Road in Victory Township.

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Courtney and Shawn Pomorski of Newaygo announce the birth of a daughter, Hazel Grace Pomorski, born Jan. 15, 2020, at Spectrum Health Gerber Memorial Hospital in Fremont.

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Cheyenne Vandervelde of Ludington announces the birth of a son, Wyatt Michael Badour, on Jan. 15, 2020, at Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital.

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TRAVERSE CITY — A year-long effort by U.S. tart cherry growers and processors to slow the flow of underpriced dried cherries from Turkey was shot down Tuesday.

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The City of Ludington has been recognized for maintaining optimal levels of fluoride in its water system during 2018 by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

The Lakeshore Food Club is gearing up to host the first of what it hopes will be many events to raise awareness about the importance of food access, and the event is shaping up to be a community-wide collaboration between area partners.

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Philip Garey Lindt, of Fountain, known locally as “The Candy Man”, passed away peacefully on Jan. 14, 2020. He was 86 years old.

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Deane Elwin DePeel, age 90, of Manistee, died Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020, at Oakview Medical Care Facility in Ludington.

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The world was brighter because of her smile. Patricia Jeanne (Baker) Furst died peacefully at her Ludington home on Jan. 10, 2020, comforted by her family and the warmth of a crackling fire.

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PERE MARQUETTE TWP. — After the scheduled public hearing on Tuesday, Jan. 14, the Pere Marquette township board voted to approve the proposed 2020-2024 parks, recreation and open space plan.

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“This is what we have wanted for years,” said Kathy Shoup, a nurse with 45 years of experience in the birthing center at Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital. “Patients have their own privacy, their own showers, they do not have to walk down to the public showers any longer. There is a lot of …