Mason County Central Schools will have a half-day on Friday, Feb. 28. Students will attend school in the morning only. Staff will be participating in professional development activities during the afternoon.

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SAULT STE. MARIE — A Hart man was killed in a snowmobile accident Tuesday in Chippewa County’s Whitefish Township, according to Michigan State Police from the Sault Ste. Marie Post in a press release.

The Mason County Road Commission has announced that seasonal weight and speed restrictions will go into effect Monday at 7 a.m. on all Mason County Roads.

The Pere Marquette Charter Township board accepted the proposal for a classification and compensation during its regular meeting on Tuesday.

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Cloudy skies with a few snow showers after midnight. Low around 20F. Winds NNW at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of snow 30%.


Cloudy skies with a few snow showers after midnight. Low around 20F. Winds NNW at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of snow 30%.


Variably cloudy with snow showers. High 23F. Winds NW at 15 to 25 mph. Chance of snow 60%. Snow accumulating 1 to 3 inches. Higher wind gusts possible.

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Mason County Sheriff Kim Cole announced Thursday that a 33-year-old Whitehall man was charged with operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated causing death following a fatal accident on Dec. 14, 2019.

A Hart man was sentenced to concurrent jail terms for domestic violence and interfering with an electronic communication device Tuesday in 51st Circuit Court before Judge Susan K. Sniegowski.

It took jurors only 90 minutes Thursday to find a Walhalla man guilty of assaulting/resisting and injuring a police officer. The guilty verdict included the lessor offense of assaulting/resisting/opposing a police officer.

The woman who threatened to burn the Ludington Walmart down last November pleaded guilty in 51st Circuit Court Tuesday. Morgan Faith Johnson, 24, of Wellston, pleaded guilty to charges of assaulting/resisting/obstructing police and retail fraud.

VICTORY TWP. — Finnish foreign exchange student Saku Ruotsalainen and Bear Lake sophomore Bryce Harless each scored two goals in the Manistee co-op hockey team’s exciting 5-4 non-conference victory over Grand Rapids Northview to bring down the curtain on the regular season at West Shore Comm…

CHARLEVOIX — Mason County Central is sending three wrestlers and Hart will take 10 to the MHSAA state individual wrestling tournament in two weeks after qualifying for the tournament at Saturday’s Division 4 regional at Charlevoix.

COMSTOCK PARK — Ludington’s competitive cheerleading team finished in eighth place at the 12-team MHSAA Division 3 district competition Saturday morning at Comstock Park.