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Teens arrested for safe breaking, home invasion

March 18, 2013
Teens arrested for safe breaking, home invasion

LUDINGTON — Two Ludington teens were arraigned recently for safe breaking and home invasion. Kaine Alexander Linstrom, 17, 418 N. Ferry St., and a 16-year-old Ludington male were arrested following two incidences, Ludington Police Chief Mark Barnett told MCP. The first incident occurred Feb. 28 in the 400 block of East Ludington Avenue. The other incident happened either March 2…

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Maki to be sworn in as Scottville mayor

March 18, 2013
Maki to be sworn in as Scottville mayor

SCOTTVILLE — Richard Maki is expected to be sworn in as Scottville’s new mayor during the city commission’s regular meeting tonight. Maki has been serving as mayor pro-tem. He replaces Joe Baxter who resigned last week after being jailed for violating the terms of his drunk driving sentence (see related stories). City Manager Amy Williams said she has only received…

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Council may approve grant submission for Ludington Ave improvements

March 18, 2013

LUDINGTON — Ludington City Council will take a step forward in improving the west end of Ludington Avenue tonight during its regular meeting. It is expected to adopt a resolution to submit a $300,000 grant with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. The grant will help offset costs of the $479,000 project. The city ┬áis looking to create improved pedestrian…

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Amber to appoint new trustee, approve new budget

March 18, 2013

AMBER TWP. — The Amber Township Board of Trustees is expected to appoint a new trustee during its regular meeting this afternoon. The appointment fills a vacancy left by Jim Gallie Sr. when he was appointed as supervisor last month. Gallie replaced Larry Donovan, who resigned due to illness. Donovan passed away earlier this month. The board is also expected…

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Ludington considering repairing Stearns Park restrooms

March 17, 2013

LUDINGTON — The Ludington City Council is expected to approve a bid to renovate the Stearns Park north concession stand restrooms during its regular meeting Monday. A low bid of $84,890 was received from Winberg Construction of Montague; Winberg submitted an additional bid of $15,900 to tile the walls in the restroom rather than painting the concrete block walls. “Though…

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