5 questions with Johnny Lindstrom

Name: Johnny Lindstrom

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Johnny Lindstrom, and employee at a local deli in Mason, MI.

  1. Question: What is your favorite color?

Answer: “Orange”

  1. Question: What is your favorite thing about Mason?

Answer: “I mean, it’s

a nice town. I don’t live here really, I just work here, so I don’t know a whole lot about it, but I mean, It’s nice, looks good and everyone is really friendly”

  1.  Question: What is your favorite quote?

Answer: “Not really. I mean, I guess the only thing to live by would be to make yourself happy”

4.  Question:  What is your favorite movie?

Answer: “Probably Mad Max that just came out”

  1.  Question: What are your favorite hobbies?

Answer: “Probably just hanging out with my family, honestly”

 

-Abby Burbary

5 questions with Monica Moul

Name: Monica Moul

 

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    Monica Moul, an employee at “The Daily Scoop” Ice cream shop in Mason, Michigan.

    Question: What is your favorite color?

Answer: “Mint”

  1. Question: What is your favorite thing about Mason?

Answer: “Definitely the small town activities they always have. So, like I love Sun Dried festival and summer activities”

  1.  Question: What is your favorite quote?

Answer: “Not all who wander are lost”

  1. Question: What is your favorite movie?

Answer: “I’m gonna say, Prisoner of Azkaban”

  1.  Question: What are your favorite hobbies?

Answer: “I pretty much just walk a lot, and run. I’m pretty active, and I like running around our community”

-Abby Burbary

Five Questions with Debbie Hedemark

Debbie Hedemark

Manager at Maple Street Mall Debbie Hedemark. 

Are you originally from Mason?

I am, well I have lived here since I can remember.

What is your occupation here in Mason?

Manager at Maple Street Mall. This business was opened in 2008 to give other small business owners an opportunity to have space, while we take care of a lot of the major overhead items. They lease space and they come in and do floor work and sell their product. So there are 50 different business here under this roof.
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5 questions with Holly Wilkes

Name: Holly Wilkes

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    Holly Wilkes, a resident of Mason, Michigan.

    Question: What is your favorite color?

Answer: “Blue” 

  1.  Question: What is your favorite thing about Mason?

Answer: “I love the community feeling of Mason”

  1.  Question: What is your favorite quote?

Answer: “I love the Bible verse, Deuteronomy 31:8. It says ‘Lord himself goes before you and he’ll be with you. He will not leave you or forsake you, do not be afraid, do not be discouraged”

  1. Question: Do you have any siblings?

Answer: “I do! I have three siblings”

  1. What is your favorite movie?

Answer: “I love old movies. My favorite of all time is the old Parent Trap movie”

 

-Abby Burbary

5 questions with Aaron Wresinski

Aaron Wresinski

Sports Stop

 

Aaron sits behind his desk at

Aaron sits behind his desk at Sports Stop

How long have you worked in Mason and what brought you here?

I’ve worked here going on 1 ½ years and this job is the one that brought me here.

 

What drew you to working here?

The job opened up.

 

Overall how would you describe Mason as a community?

I would say it’s a very close community. Everybody seems to know each other. When you go into places like QD (Quality Dairy) everyone knows each other.

 

What are a few events that you look forward to in Mason every year?

The sun dried music festival is probably my favorite from a business aspect.

 

What is your favorite part or thing about Mason?

My favorite part would be the small town community. It’s fun to watch how everyone rallies together around sports and other things.

– Nadia Lorencz

5 questions with Cheryl Lyons

Cheryl Lyons

Mason Public Library

Cheryl Lyons: head librarian at the Mason Public Library

Cheryl Lyons: head librarian at the Mason Public Library

How long have you worked in Mason and what brought you here?

I’ve worked here for about 3 ½ years. The head librarian before me left and so the job opened up so I asked to transfer over to Mason.

 

What drew you to working here?

The job for head librarian was open and I was interested in the position.

 

Overall how would you describe Mason as a community?

Mason is really warm and friendly. It seems like everyone really cares about each other. The people really support the local businesses.

 

What is your favorite part or thing about Mason?

Of course I love the historic library. It’s about 77 years old now. I also love the town square how there are a lot of active businesses.

 

What are a few events that you look forward to in Mason every year?

The library participates in spring fling and downtown days, which are around the courthouse square, and it’s community wide.

– Nadia Lorencz

Five Questions with Jami Tibbals

City Hall Administrative Assistant Jami Tibbals

City Hall Administrative Assistant Jami Tibbals.

 Jami Tibbals

Are you originally from Mason?

I’ve lived here for 30 years so I’m not originally from here, but this is my home now. I’m originally from Alpena, that’s in Northern Michigan. We moved here because it’s a small quaint town and it has a great college nearby.

What is your occupation here in Mason?

I am the administrative assistant here at City Hall. We do several jobs besides being the receptionist and handling all the calls.
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5 profile questions with Sarah Emerson

Sarah Emerson

Keans

How long have
you worked in Mason and what brought you here?

I’ve worked here for four years and I grew up in Mason.

What drew you to working here?

Keans is a store that I always came
to as a kid and its always so much fun to come in and shop so I always wanted to work here.

Overall how would you describe Mason as a community?

It’s a tight knit community where everyone supports each other.

What is your favorite part or thing about Mason

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Sarah Emerson stands behind the cash register at Keans.

The downtown area is my favorite part.

What are a few events that you look forward to in Mason every year?

There’s a Mason Sundry festival every summer where different bands come and play in the summertime.

 

– Nadia Lorencz

Michigan State University students express their expectations for primary elections

By Nadia Lorencz

EAST LANSING, Mich. -Is Donald Trump the future for America? After interviewing students on Michigan State University’s campus, it seems that most are fans of the Democratic party.

Chatter amongst college students shows that some do not want to see front runner Donald Trump elected president. However, when asked if they thought he had a chance at presidency, all replied that he did.

“Sadly to say, I think that Donald Trump is going to win the Republican primary,” said freshman Taylor Hopp. However, Hopp hopes to see candidate Bernie Sanders become the front-runner for the Democratic party. “Sanders is liberal and for the people,” she said,  “He is a much better option than Hillary.”

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