mason county

Mayor Pleads No Contest To Impaired Driving

The mayor of a small Michigan city who was charged with drunken driving after his pickup rolled into a ravine has pleaded no contest in the case.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/09/2013

Jury Finds Man Guilty Of Parental Kidnapping

A western Michigan man who authorities say took his two young children to Florida last year without their mother’s permission has been found guilty of parental kidnapping.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/02/2013

2 Sentenced In Double Slaying In West Michigan

A West Michigan man who pleaded guilty to second-degree murder for fatally shooting his sister and strangling her friend with a belt has been sentenced to 46 to 65 years in prison.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/22/2012


Lake Winds Energy Park Begins Serving Customers

Consumers Energy’s $250 million Lake Winds Energy Park began serving electric customers last week with a formal declaration that it has begun commercial operation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/25/2012

Man Pleads Guilty To Murder Of Sister, Friend

A 21-year-old western Michigan man has pleaded guilty to murder charges for fatally shooting his sister and strangling her friend with a belt in the trailer they shared.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/15/2012

Sean Phillips (credit: Ludington Police Dept.)

West Michigan Dad Guilty In Daughter’s Disappearance

A jury has convicted a West Michigan father of unlawful imprisonment in the disappearance of his baby daughter.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/27/2012

library diaries

Mason County Library Settles Lawsuit With Writer

The board of the Mason County District Library has reached a $57,000 settlement in the civil rights lawsuit filed by Sally Stern-Hamilton, an ex-employee who wrote the book “The Library Diaries” under the pen name Ann Miketa.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/18/2012


Authorities In W. Michigan Look For 2 Missing Kids

Authorities are looking for either a dark green 1995 Dodge pickup truck with a Michigan license plate “DALE12″ or a dark blue 2005 Chevrolet Malibu with a Michigan license plate “1CDX85.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/10/2012


Consumers Energy Receives Approval for Its First Wind Park

Jackson-based Consumers Energy, Michigan’s largest renewable energy provider, said it received approval July 7 from the Mason County Planning Commission of the utility’s special land use permit application for its first wind park – the 100 megawatt Lake Winds Energy Park.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/10/2011

Consumers Energy's Wind Park in Mason County Moving Forward

Consumers Energy’s Lake Winds Energy Park in Mason County has taken another step forward with the signing of two major construction and supply contracts.  The utility’s first wind park is scheduled to begin operation in […]