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Construction worker in fatal water plant fall identified.

June 1, 2017

Construction worker in fatal water plant fall identified.  #MasonCountyNews. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. LUDINGTON — The Ludington Police Department has identified the man who died Wednesday following a fall at the Ludington Water Treatment Plant as Kevin Anthony Martinez, 20, of Grand Rapids. Martinez died at Spectrum Health Butterworth Hospital in Grand Rapids after he was flown there from Spectrum…

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Ludington marina may get dredged

February 12, 2013

Ludington Municipal Marina will receive $20,000 towards dredging if a plan by Gov. Rick Snyder is approved. A plan to dredge Michigan harbors, due to decreasing Great Lakes water levels, would rely on $21 million as proposed by Snyder in his budget plan announced last week, Mlive.com reported. The Legislature would have to approve a supplemental funding request and some…

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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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The Armistice Day storm of 1940 and the mighty Pentwater heroes

November 13, 2012
The Armistice Day storm of 1940 and the mighty Pentwater heroes

A blog by Lois Scott As I stepped out on my porch on Nov. 11, I noticed the temperature gage registered a warmer 65 degrees. Had it not been for the wind blowing through the bare limbed trees, I would have found it hard to believe that this was Nov. 11. As so often happens at my age, certain things…

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Last sailing?

November 2, 2012
Last sailing?

  LUDINGTON — The SS Badger returned home for the last time this year. The fate of the 59-year-old ship now rests in the hands of the Environmental Protection Agency. The EPA will decide if it will extend the carferry’s exemption to dump coal ash into Lake Michigan. Photo by John Mickevich

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