Business

Legacy Wheelz of Ludington specializes in personal electric vehicles

May 1, 2024

Grand opening is Friday, May 3 By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief LUDINGTON — Heather and Mike Charles recently turned their hobby into a business and brought the world of personal electric vehicles (PEVs) to Mason County. In mid-April, they opened Legacy Wheelz at 415 S. James St. On Friday, May 3, the store will hold a ribbon cutting and grand opening.…

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Local winery expanding into third tasting room

April 28, 2024

By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief LUDINGTON — A local winery has expanded its product to a third tasting room, bringing Ludington-produced wine to other areas of Michigan. Love Wines Winery, 925 S. Washington Ave., began in 2014, offering locally grown and in-house fermented grapes and fruit wines. In June 2023 the winery, owned by Jana Rose, expanded to a second tasting…

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Mortensen promoted to Cone Drive plant manager

April 3, 2024

Spartan News: Alumni Feature Spartan News is a presentation of Mason County Central Schools in partnership with Mason County Press.  PERE MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP — Chad Mortensen has recently been named plant manager at Cone Drive’s Ludington location. Cone Drive produces precision drives used in diverse markets including solar, automation, aerial platforms, and food and beverage. Mortensen began working at Cone…

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Ludington Meat Company wins top place at state competition  

March 7, 2024

Ludington Meat Company wins top place at state competition AMBER TOWNSHIP — Ludington Meat Company recently won three top awards at the annual convention of the Michigan Meat Association in Lansing. Awards included Grand Champion in Bacon, Reserve Grand Champion in Boneless Hams and Reserve Grand Champion in Speciality Game. “This marks an incredible milestone for us as it was…

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FloraCraft’s Richardson becomes certified florist

March 6, 2024

FloraCraft’s Richardson becomes certified florist LUDINGTON — Longtime FloraCraft team member Dondi Richardson has become a certified florist through the Great Lakes Floral Association. Endorsed by the National Alliance of Floral Associations and recognized nationally, GLFA’s certification program covers all aspects of professional floristry, and those who complete it are recognized as the “best of the best” in floral design. “We…

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