The SS Badger sounded its horn shortly after noon Monday, and it will continue to do so on weekdays, as a salute to essential workers, Lake Michigan Carferry announced.

The Managing Editor for the Ludington Daily News since June 2018 and on the staff since Oct. 2011, taking over for legendary Lloyd Wallace. Previously with The Chippewa Herald in Chippewa Falls, Wis., and the Tuscola County Advertiser in Caro.