The Old Kirke Museum’s Midweek Mornings in Manistee “First Person Stories & Songs” series continues next week with “Music in My Life” at 10 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 12.

The Ludington Area Schools Board of Education will consider its Return to School Plan for the upcoming academic year as well as more bids and work surrounding the new elementary school, new teachers and a notice on the conditions of bid and sale at its regular board meeting scheduled for 6 p…

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This year, the Community Foundation for Mason County’s Youth Advisory Council has granted each All-Around Senior the opportunity to give $500 to a local nonprofit, according to a release from the Community Foundation of Mason County.

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SCOTTVILLE — On Saturday, Aug. 1 the Western Michigan Old Engine Club will host the Duane Cooper Memorial Tractor Ride.

My favorite part of the “Captain Kangaroo” show growing up was when they would show the tractors all square dancing. Just farmers driving their tractors around in circles and meeting in the middle with their buckets up. It was only a minute long, but it was fascinating to watch.

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Ludington: Salmon and steelhead were caught to the south in 250 to 400 feet, out from the projects in 150 feet and out from the pier heads in 50 to 85 feet. Slightly north and up to Big Sable Point, salmon were 40 to 60 feet down in 80 to 210 feet and hitting on spoons and a few meat rigs.

The young man who lead police on a foot chase in Cartier Park last March and then assaulted or resisted several police officers at the Mason County Jail appeared in 51st Circuit Court Tuesday to enter a plea.

The man who tried to pass counterfeit bills at Ertie’s Forest Trail Market in Grant Township in June pleaded guilty to uttering and publishing Tuesday in 51st Circuit Court before Judge Susan K. Sniegowski. The market is located at 9334 N. U.S. 31.

A homeless man and one other defendant entered pleas in 51st Circuit Court Tuesday before Judge Susan K. Sniegowski.

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