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When European settlers arrived during the 19th century in what would become Mason County, they quickly realized the importance of the rivers and lakes in the area; a reality that had been recognized by the native Americans of west Michigan for centuries prior to their arrival. These new sett…

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LANSING — The Marijuana Regulatory Agency of the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs issued a health and safety advisory bulletin due to a voluntary marijuana product recall, which includes products sold in Manistee.

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Ludington High School was placed on lockdown for a brief time because the administration received information that a weapon was on its campus, according to a press release from Ludington Police Chief Tim Kozal.

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The Mason County Road Commission announced Thursday afternoon that Bryant Road in Pere Marquette Township between Jebavy Drive to east of Sherman Road will be closed for road work starting Monday, Sept. 27.

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Looking for a COVID-19 test? Spectrum Health is currently only testing people with symptoms. If you have severe symptoms such as difficulty breathing, chest pain and pressure; new confusion; pale, gray or blue-colored skin, lips or nail beds; or the inability to wake up or stay awake, call 9…

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Ludington: Fishing was slow for boats and pier anglers even though many fish were marked. Chinook continue to go up the Pere Marquette River. Fishing in the river has been decent. When weather permits, anglers should try deeper water as adult Chinook are coming in and offshore fishing should…

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On a night when an undefeated Muskegon Heights football team was coming to town, the Ludington did not let that dissuade it from moving the offense and striking first with a touchdown with 6:23 remaining of the first quarter.

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There are many reasons people give for why they personally are for or against wearing masks in the fight against COVID-19. Many letters to the editor have covered much of the ground both pro and con. Recently I was told that actually “nobody wants to wear the mask” even those who insist ever…