Grant Road closed.

July 23, 2020

Grant Road closed. SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Grant Road between Oceana Drive and 80th Avenue is closed for culvert replacements Thursday, July 23, until 4 p.m., according to the Oceana County Road Commission. The road is closed to all traffic including emergency vehicles. Motorists must use Baker Road as a detour. Please consider helping fund local news. Mason County Press and…

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Recent deaths, posted July 23, 2020

July 23, 2020

Recent deaths, posted July 23, 2020 This post is a presentation of Beads & Blooms Florist, 78 N. Jebavy Dr., Ludington, MI 49431; 231-425-4133. #OceanaCountyDeaths The following recent deaths have been reported to OCP: Constance Marie Dumas, 85, of Fort Myers, Fla., and Pentwater, died on Monday, July 13, 2020. Paul Emery Yutzy, 62, of Pentwater, died on Monday, July…

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Hart man sentenced for attempted CSC.

July 22, 2020

Hart man sentenced for attempted CSC. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. LUDINGTON — A 20-year-old Hart man was sentenced to jail in Mason County’s 51st Circuit Court Tuesday, July 21, for a conviction of attempted first-degree criminal sexual conduct (CSC). Alexander Cole Mayse, of 8977 N. 120th Ave., pleaded guilty, May 12. Mayse was sentenced by Judge Susan K. Sniegowski to…

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Minke Road closed.

July 22, 2020

Minke Road closed. CRYSTAL TOWNSHIP — Minke Road between 128th and 136th avenues is closed for culvert replacement, according to the Oceana County Road Commission. The road is closed to all traffic, including emergency vehicles, Wednesday, July 22, until 4 p.m. Motorists must use Jackson Road as a detour. Please consider helping fund local news. Mason County Press and Oceana…

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Half dozen injury-causing crashes at the dunes in one week.

July 21, 2020

Half dozen injury-causing crashes at the dunes in one week. GOLDEN TOWNSHIP — The Oceana County Sheriff’s Office responded to six injury-causing vehicle crashes at the Silver Lake Sand Dunes in one week. The first one occurred Tuesday, July 14, shortly before 11 a.m. when a 62-year-old Mayville, Michigan man was driving a 2020 Can Am Maverick. He had four…

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Obituary: Kathryn Code Erley, 87, of Ludington, formerly of Midland.

July 21, 2020

Obituary: Kathryn Code Erley, 87, of Ludington, formerly of Midland. Kathryn Code Erley, 87, of Ludington, formerly of Midland, passed away Tuesday, July 14, 2020. She was born August 24, 1932 in Minneapolis, Minn. to Harry and Cora (Lunde) Brown. Kathryn (Kay) attended the University of Michigan from 1950 to 1952, where she was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma…

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Weekend police report.

July 20, 2020

Weekend police report. The following is police activity in Oceana County over the weekend: Friday, July 17, 2020: – 4:30 p.m., (Michigan State Police), a 19-year-old Hart woman was cited for operating without a license, Monroe Road and 104th Avenue, Weare Township. – 5 p.m., (Oceana County Sheriff’s Office), a 52-year-old Hart man was cited for operating while intoxicated (OWI)…

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Reader endorses Sebolt for House of Representatives.

July 20, 2020

Reader endorses Sebolt for House of Representatives. Letters to the editor are the opinion of the writer and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of Media Group 31, LLC, owner of Mason County Press. See MCP/OCP’s op/ed/letter to the editor policy for more details.  Dear Editor, It has been said many times in the past that “this is the most…

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COVID-19 testing site equipped to handle hundreds.

July 17, 2020

COVID-19 testing site equipped to handle hundreds. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART – District Health Department #10 (DHD #10) is offering free drive-through community testing for COVID-19 in the Hart High School parking lot Friday, July 17, until 4 p.m. The testing site is a collaborative effort with the Army National Guard, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, local…

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Recent births, posted July 17, 2020

July 17, 2020

Recent births, posted July 17, 2020 The birth announcements are a presentation of Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital.  The following births have been reported: (Unless indicated otherwise, births took place at Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital). Rey Alejandro Garcia Zuniga, the son of Esmeraldo Garcia and Diego Garcia-Gonzales of Hart, was born on Thursday, July 16, 2020. Grayson James Crowley Langlois, the son…

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Reader encourages legislators to support human trafficking bill

July 17, 2020

Reader encourages legislators to support human trafficking bill Letters to the editor are the opinion of the writer and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of Media Group 31, LLC, owner of Mason County Press. See MCP/OCP’s op/ed/letter to the editor policy for more details.  Dear Editor, Human trafficking is occurring within our communities.  Human trafficking encompasses sex trafficking, forced…

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HPD report.

July 16, 2020

HPD report. ​ The following is recent activity of the Hart Police Department: Thursday, July 9, 2020: – 12:10 p.m., found property, State and Wood streets, City of Hart. – 4 p.m., animal complaint, 200 block of East Main Street, City of Hart. Friday, July 10, 2020: – 12:16 a.m., medical assist, 100 block of Hart Street, City of Hart.…

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