More than four dozen first responders participated in the 10th annual Blessing of the Badges that took place at the final Friday Night Live of the summer in downtown Ludington.
The Port of Ludington Maritime Museum has chronic flooding, and the City of Ludington and the Mason County Historical Society have been waiting for federal permission to fix the problem for about a year, said Ludington City Manager Mitch Foster.
The Ludington City Council on Monday voted unanimously to change the city’s recycling contract with Republic Services so that the city — not residents directly — will pay a $15 annual fee per recycling container.
The intersection of South Rath Avenue and West Melendy Street in Ludington was dry for at least a few hours Tuesday afternoon, which was the first time in weeks.
On Monday the Ludington Area School District School Board of Trustee will hold a special closed-session meeting at 5:30 p.m. at the LASD Administrative Office to discuss a disciplinary matter. Superintendent Jason Kennedy said a student violated the district’s code of conduct and that the st…
As passengers boarded the SS Badger Friday morning, officials gathered beside the carferry for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to commemorate the completion of the project that rebuilt the Lake Michigan Carferry (LMC) docks.
The annual Gus Macker 3-on-3 Charity Basketball Tournament has returned to Ludington for its 28th year, and with it has come players who return year after year.
A Lakeshore Flood Advisory is in effect today until 8 p.m. tonight, Thursday, for portions of Mason, Oceana, Muskegon, Allegan, Ottawa and Van Buren counties, according to an alert from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
GRANT TWP. — Quarterline Road between Freeman Road and Nurnberg Road in Grant Township will be closed to all through-traffic for repairs on the south bridge abutment starting on Monday, June 17, according to the Mason County Road Commission.
SCOTTVILLE — Children gathered to pet, brush, braid and feed Maverick, a 14-year-old draft horse thoroughbred mix, when the equine visited the garden area of the Scottville Library for the 4-H Animal Show Wednesday afternoon.
A public presentation will reveal the findings of an online survey that evaluated the Ludington area community’s interest in historic preservation.
During the Ludington City Council meeting Monday, City Manager Mitch Foster said the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will continue with its plan to repave Lakeshore Drive and Ludington Avenue sometime in 2020, rather than do the full road reconstruction Foster has been requesting.
The Ludington City Council on Monday heard first readings of proposed millages for next year, including an increased millage to pay for the police pension fund.
Ludington’s police pension fund could receive a boost in dollars if city council proceeds with a proposed millage increase it’s considering.
The third-graders sat criss-cross applesauce in the city council chambers, and every hand shot up in the air when Ludington City Councilor Kathy Winczewski asked the kids who wanted to be mayor for the hour.
HAMLIN TWP. — Three veterans were honored Thursday for their service in the Vietnam War during a ceremony with the Ludington American Legion held at Hemlock Golf Club.
GRANDVILLE, Mich., Dec. 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- On December 14 and 15, the Grandville High School RoboDawgs will play host to top robotics teams from around the Midwest. This 1st annual Midwest Elite VEX tournament will take place at Grandville Middles School and include top teams from Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, and Illinois. Tournament Champions will take home the Old Brass Boots, a pair of antique brass boots introduced as traveling trophies at this year's event.
The Flint Public School (FPS) system’s dire financial condition includes a $5.7 million deficit that it is attempting to alleviate with a millage renewal on the March 2020 ballot.
OWOSSO, Mich., Dec. 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Consumers Energy Foundation announced a $150,000 grant to transform Owosso Middle School into a residential and professional community for up to 30 artists. The grant is part of $500,000 in new Prosperity Awards to strengthen communities across Michigan.
HOLLAND, Mich., Dec. 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Rutherford & Associates announced today that James VanHall has joined the executive team as the new Vice President of Software Engineering. James VanHall recently served as Rutherford & Associates' Director of SaaS.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Dec. 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- "The low level reading skills is a national disgrace and particularly a real problem in low income communities and the disadvantaged," said the CEO of the World Literacy Foundation, Mr Andrew Kay.
ALAMEDA, Calif. — A U.S. Coast Guardsman currently stationed in Alameda will learn within weeks whether he will face a court-martial for murder in connection with the death of a shipmate in the wake of a drunken struggle in January in Alaska.
Two other persons were sentenced in Mason County Circuit Court Tuesday before Judge Susan K. Sniegowski.
MANISTEE — A 29-year-old Kaleva male allegedly used a knife and shovel to assault his parents on Tuesday, according to a press release from Manistee County Undersheriff Kenneth O. Falk.
A familiar face is returning to Nebraska, as the former Norris standout has announced he will transfer to the Huskers after one year at CSU.
NORTH MUSKEGON — Mason County Central’s Jeffery Carrier scored his 1,000th career point at North Muskegon Friday night, but it was the Norsemen that came away with the West Michigan Conference…
CUSTER — The shots finally fell for Mason County Eastern in double overtime as the Cardinals defeated Big Rapids Crossroads in a Western Michigan D League contest Friday night in Custer, 51-48…
The Ludington boys basketball team squared off with the Muskegon Catholic Crusaders (0-2, 0-1 Lakes 8) on Friday night at Hawley Gymnasium in a Lakes 8 Conference opener for both teams, and th…
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LANSING, Mich. – The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) is alerting health care providers and Michigan residents about numerous cases of individuals in Illinois suffering from persistent and severe bleeding due to the suspected use of synthetic marijuana containing brod…
LANSING, Mich. – The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) has confirmed a case of measles in Washtenaw County; the first case in the state in 2018. The individual was hospitalized, and is currently recovering.
LANSING, Mich. – The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) recently confirmed the first influenza-associated pediatric death of the 2017-2018 flu season.
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The national debt in 2019 reached its highest level relative to the size of the economy since 1948, the Peter G. Peterson Foundation (PGPF) said in its end-of-year review of the national debt.
Republicans and Democrats have reached a tentative agreement “in principle” on $1.37 trillion in spending to avoid a possible government shutdown that would otherwise occur on Dec. 20, when current funds are expected to run out. Multiple reports by Roll Call, Politico and other news outlets indicate a deal is imminent.
Former Vice President Joe Biden now has a double-digit lead among Democratic presidential candidates while former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg jumped into fifth place, according to a new national poll.