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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.

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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.

This is a tough time of year for fishing. With local water temperatures at or above 80 degrees, the fish you love may be hiding out a little deeper than normal.

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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