Due to the high demand for heat, fuelwood permits are being sold early.
A Ludington woman is sentenced to one year in the Mason County Jail. 47-year-old, Renee Lynn Hansen, a former employee of Closson's Jewelry, in downtown Ludington, was sentenced yesterday on charges of embezzlement. Hansen stole nearly $100,000 from October 2010 to March 2013 from the business. She was ordered to serve six months up front and to pay back $83,000 in restitution to the owner. She paid back $30,000 of it so far.