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Brethren students are buzzing with knowledge

Brethren students are buzzing with knowledge

Students from Susan Hejl’s first grade class at Brethren Elementary School concluded their studies on the life cycle of the honey bee with a visit from beekeeper Sarah Scarpace. During here time with the students, Scarpace showed the students how she raises bees and harvests the honey. She also let the students get a hands-on […]

Knysz sentenced to life in prison

Knysz sentenced to life in prison

Eric Knysz, 20, of Irons, will spend the rest of his life behind bars for murdering Butterfield during a traffic stop on Custer Road near Townline Road in Mason County. Before being sentenced on Tuesday in Mason County’s 51st Circuit Court, the court heard statements from Jennifer Sielski, fiance of the victim, and Paul T. […]

Schuette campaign tour comes to Northern Michigan

Schuette campaign tour comes to Northern Michigan

Michigan attorney general Bill Schuette brought his re-election kick-off campaign tour to Ludington’s House of Flavors on Wednesday. At the lunchtime gathering, Schuette was joined by community activists, law enforcement leaders, business people and more from around Mason and Oceana counties. At the campaign event, Schuette pledged to bring justice for rape victims, end human […]

Knysz guilty of Butterfield murder

Knysz guilty of Butterfield murder

On Tuesday in Mason County’s 51st Circuit Court, forensic pathologist Dr. David Start testified on Tuesday that Michigan State Police trooper Paul Butterfield died from a gunshot wound to the head and that the manner of death was homicide. Spaniola then played a 911 recording in his closing statement to jurors, saying that Butterfield solved […]