The Ludington City Council approved a contract with Hallack Contracting to work on the separating a storm drain near the Port of Ludington Maritime Museum during its regular meeting Monday at the municipal building.

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The Ludington Area School District is kicking off the start of the construction phase of the new elementary school by holding a groundbreaking ceremony on Friday, March 6. The new elementary school will house kindergarten through fifth-grade students with an expected completion date of fall …

The Mason County Eastern High School varsity quiz bowl team won a tournament Tuesday at Manistee Catholic Central, and it earned it a spot at the state competition.

The Pere Marquette Township Board of Trustees will consider a proposal to conduct a classification and compensation study as part of its regular meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 25.

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GRAND RAPIDS — A Ludington man was charged with bank fraud and federal income tax offenses Friday in a felony information filed in U.S. District Court in Grand Rapids, according to a press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

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Mason County Sheriff Kim Cole announced Thursday that a 33-year-old Whitehall man was charged with operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated causing death following a fatal accident on Dec. 14, 2019.

A Hart man was sentenced to concurrent jail terms for domestic violence and interfering with an electronic communication device Tuesday in 51st Circuit Court before Judge Susan K. Sniegowski.

It took jurors only 90 minutes Thursday to find a Walhalla man guilty of assaulting/resisting and injuring a police officer. The guilty verdict included the lessor offense of assaulting/resisting/opposing a police officer.

The woman who threatened to burn the Ludington Walmart down last November pleaded guilty in 51st Circuit Court Tuesday. Morgan Faith Johnson, 24, of Wellston, pleaded guilty to charges of assaulting/resisting/obstructing police and retail fraud.

VICTORY TWP. — Finnish foreign exchange student Saku Ruotsalainen and Bear Lake sophomore Bryce Harless each scored two goals in the Manistee co-op hockey team’s exciting 5-4 non-conference victory over Grand Rapids Northview to bring down the curtain on the regular season at West Shore Comm…

CHARLEVOIX — Mason County Central is sending three wrestlers and Hart will take 10 to the MHSAA state individual wrestling tournament in two weeks after qualifying for the tournament at Saturday’s Division 4 regional at Charlevoix.

COMSTOCK PARK — Ludington’s competitive cheerleading team finished in eighth place at the 12-team MHSAA Division 3 district competition Saturday morning at Comstock Park.