Election 2018

VanderWall easily wins 35th senate seat.

November 7, 2018

VanderWall easily wins 35th senate seat. Curt VanderWall will be the next state senator to represent this area. The Ludington Republican easily defeated his opponents, Democrat Mike Taillard and Libertarian Timothy Coon. VanderWall received 72,739 (63%) of the votes, Taillard received 39,989 (35%) and Coon received 3,035 (3%). Currently VanderWall is the representative of the 101st Michigan House of Representatives…

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O’Malley takes 101st House seat. 

November 7, 2018

O’Malley takes 101st House seat.  Republican Jack O’Malley defeated Democrat Kathy Wiejaczka to become the next representative of Michigan’s 101st House of Representative district, which includes Mason, Manistee, Benzie, and Leelanau counties. O’Malley won by 58% of the votes, 28,249-20,714. “I am honored,” O’Malley said this morning. “To receive an individual’s vote is a very precious thing to me. Knowing…

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Ludington mayoral candidate Miller hoping for more housing, jobs.

October 31, 2018

Ludington mayoral candidate Miller hoping for more housing, jobs. #Election2018 By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. Bill Dustman and Steve Miller are the two candidates running for mayor of Ludington, replacing Kaye Holman, who will be retiring at the end of this year. The mayoral election will take place on Tuesday, Nov. 6 during the General Election. The position is elected on…

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Ludington mayoral candidate Dustman running to ‘straighten the city out.’

October 31, 2018

Ludington mayoral candidate Dustman running to ‘straighten the city out.’ #Election2018 By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. Bill Dustman and Steve Miller are the two candidates running for mayor of Ludington, replacing Kaye Holman, who will be retiring at the end of this year. The mayoral election will take place on Tuesday, Nov. 6 during the General Election. The position is elected…

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Voters to decide on new state representative in November.

October 11, 2018

Voters to decide on new state representative in November. #Election2018 By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. On Tuesday, Nov. 6, voters in Michigan’s 101st House of Representatives district will elect a new representative. Republican Jack O’Malley of Lake Ann and Democrat Kathy Wiejaczka are vying for the seat currently occupied by Curt VanderWall (R-Ludington). VanderWall is currently the Republican candidate for the…

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The Scoop: Ludington State Park

Legally Speaking: Consent to search

The Scoop: Sheriff Kim Cole