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Outdoors Without Limits chapter formed

December 11, 2012

A group of local outdoor enthusiasts have formed a chapter of Outdoors Without Limits, which will assist people with disabilities in spending time in nature. Greg Robison is the chairman of West Michigan Outdoors Without Limits, which was formed on Nov. 27 after it was approved by national CEO and founder Kirk Thomas. Several volunteers have already committed to being…

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West Shore Bank Spirit of Giving raises over $5,000

December 10, 2012
West Shore Bank Spirit of Giving raises over $5,000

  LUDINGTON — West Shore Bank, in partnership with Shop-N-Save of Ludington, Hansen Foods of Hart and Oleson’s Foods in Manistee is helping to distribute 451 meals in Mason, Oceana and Manistee counties this holiday season as part of the bank’s Spirit of Giving campaign. For three weeks the bank collected funds from employees, residents and businesses at its local…

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Commission expected to honor, appoint several Tuesday

December 8, 2012

LUDINGTON — The Mason County Board of Commissioners will be honoring several people during its regular meeting Tuesday evening. Commissioners are also expected to make appointments to several boards. Below are some of the action expected. The meeting begins at 7 p.m. in the commission chambers on the second floor of the county courthouse. – Resolution honoring outgoing commissioners. The…

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Lake Michigan Beach House restoration underway

December 7, 2012
Lake Michigan Beach House restoration underway

Pines Campground gets new electrical service HAMLIN TWP. — There is a lot of commotion on the west side of the Ludington State Park this fall. Several park facilities are getting updating and restored. The biggest project is the renovation of the Lake Michigan Beach House. The building was built by the Civilian Conservation Corps and completed in 1935. On…

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Some changes for cross country skiing at Ludington State Park

December 7, 2012

HAMLIN TWP. — Snow enthusiasts will see some changes this winter at the Ludington State Park. At least two miles of cross-country ski trails will be illuminated on certain occasions this winter at the Ludington State Park. Park Manager Jim Gallie said the park has purchased solar powered lights that will be set up along the park’s bicycle path, allowing…

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