Special section: Ludington's 150th anniversary

An online showcase dedicated to celebrating, commemorating and looking back on 150 years of local history.

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Mason County Central Schools wishes to remind parents that spring break starts at the end of the school day on Thursday and continues through Friday, March 31. School resumes on Monday, April 3. Offices will be closed during the break.

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GRAND RAPIDS — Jason Nemecek, a graduate of West Shore Community College and Manistee area native, graduated as a member of the 285th session of the FBI National Academy last Thursday in Quantico, Virginia.

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MANISTEE — It was a banner season by any measure for Manistee junior swimmer Alec Lampen, ending with a historic finish in the MHSAA Division 3 state swimming finals at Oakland University in Rochester.

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Mason County is quietly one of the top areas for a number of fish species. While we’re best known for salmon and steelhead and panfish and even pike, we are less known for one of our most-available resources — suckers.

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Three people entered pleas Tuesday in 51st Circuit Court before Judge Susan Sniegowski in separate files:

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A 35-year-old Ludington man who attempted to assault a friend with a pair of scissors last summer was sentenced to jail time and probation Tuesday in 51st Circuit Court.

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Today, March 29, marks the 50th anniversary of the last U.S. combat troops leaving Vietnam. For many it might as well be ancient history studied over the course of maybe several class periods. For others, however, the war and its legacy remains seared deep within our souls because what gover…