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Left turn signals planned for Brye and 10, PM and 10

March 26, 2013
Left turn signals planned for Brye and 10, PM and 10

The Michigan Department of Transportation plans to place left turn signals at the U.S. 10-31 intersections of Brye Road and Pere Marquette Highway. It also plans to upgrade the traffic signals at Meyers and Nelson roads, which will allow for the signals along the entire corridor to be timed better. Dan Lund, traffic and safety engineer with MDOT, attended a…

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Food for thought, Hart business helps food entrepreneurs find their niche

March 25, 2013
Food for thought, Hart business helps food entrepreneurs find their niche

By Rob Alway Editor-in-Chief. VICTORY TWP. — Have you ever heard of Sassy Seasonings? How about Maple Island Pie Factory? Perhaps you’ve bought some Good Life Granola at Meijer. These are just some of the food products that have been developed with the help of the Starting Block Incubator in Hart. Ron Steiner, founder of the Starting Block, spoke at…

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Ludington native trots the globe

March 25, 2013
Ludington native trots the globe

By Rob Alway Editor-in-Chief Amanda Stowe has been trotting the globe for the past 12 years, playing professional basketball in Europe and Latin America. She spent her first eight seasons in the Euroleague and Eurocup. For the last four seasons she has played on the Musel Pikes team in the Luxembourg Basketball league. She was recently ranked number 5 in…

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The Badger and politics

March 25, 2013

Our view. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. The recent news about the S.S. Badger settling its differences with the Environmental Protection Agency is a positive move for the carferry and for the Ludington area. The Badger is an intricate part of our economy and is responsible for not only those people directly employed there but also for many other trickle-down jobs…

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State police warns public to be conscious of meth by-products

March 25, 2013

HART — With the arrival of spring, troopers at the Michigan State Police Hart Post would like to remind community cleanup groups to pay special attention to items discarded along roadsides, in parks or other public locations that could be from toxic methamphetamine (meth) dumpsites. With an increase in production of the illegal drug methamphetamine (meth), law enforcement is finding…

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The Scoop: Lakeshore Animal Friends

Legally Speaking: Consent to search