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Breakwater closed

September 1, 2014

LUDINGTON — The north breakwater is closed to facilitate salvage of the boat that crashed Sunday night. See related story.

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1 injured after boat hits breakwater

August 31, 2014
1 injured after boat hits breakwater

By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief.  LUDINGTON — One person was injured after a 34-foot boat hit the north breakwater around 9:30 p.m. Sunday. According to Mason County Sheriff’s Marine Deputy Matt Warmuskerken, the boat was traveling between 25 to 35 mph, heading south. Warmuskerken said captain/owner James Winfield, 68, of Harrison Township, Macomb County, told him that the boat was about…

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The Wall stirs emotions

August 30, 2014
The Wall stirs emotions

Commentary by Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief. LUDINGTON — Over the past several days I have been in awe over the Mason County Allied Veterans Traveling Wall Project: The Cost of Freedom. The center point of this project at City Park is the 80% replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. The full scale memorial is in Washington, D.C. but four replicas continually…

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Hospital helistop fully functional again

August 29, 2014
Hospital helistop fully functional again

LUDINGTON — The helistop at Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital is operational again. The helistop, which opened earlier this winter, had been closed for night flights since Wednesday, Aug. 27. “We took the helistop out of service as a safety precaution when the wires for the lighting system were accidentally cut during installation of a new fiber optic line to the…

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Branch woman arrested for fighting.

August 29, 2014
Branch woman arrested for fighting.

The Sheriff’s Report is brought to you by Carter Lumber, 2323 U.S. 10-31, Ludington, 231-757-9000;www.carterlumber.com. PERE MARQUETTE TWP. — Deputies from Mason County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 27-year-old Branch woman early Friday morning on two charges of assault. At 2:32 a.m., deputies were called to a reported fight in the 5700 block of Limouze Rd. The following was activity of…

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