Judge drops murder case against 'Baby Kate's' dad
A judge has dismissed a murder charge against a northern Lower Peninsula man, accused of killing his missing 4 A1 2-month-old daughter. Mason County District Judge Peter Wadel in Ludington threw out the open murder charge Monday against 24-year-old Sean Phillips.
Michigan's Best Neighborhood Bar: Day 5 takes us to Jackson, Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti
Today we're heading to Jackson, Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti to visit six bars -- yes, we said six bars -- in our search for Michigan's Best Neighborhood Bar . Before I get today's ambitious itinerary, let me say thanks to the three bars we visited on Sunday, Sept.
Sun Sep 14, 2014
Michigan's Best Neighborhood Bar: Day 4 takes us to Ludington, Muskegon and Spring Lake
Today we're heading to the Muskegon area to visit three bars in our search for Michigan's Best Neighborhood Bar . But first, we want to tip our cap -- or better yet, our Shotski -- to Kalamazoo for three great visits on Saturday, Sept.
Detroit Free Press
Outdoors: Salmon running 3-5 weeks late but may yield a longer season
It's predictable. I lose all semblance of somber adulthood in autumn. That sluggish, sticky, summer self disappears to skip through leaves and stalk prey like a primitive.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Michigan's Best Neighborhood Bar: The Mitten Bar in Ludington is as Michigan as it gets
It remains to be seen if the Mitten Bar is a contender for Michigan's Best Neighborhood Bar, but when it comes to bars that best represent Michigan, it has to be near the top of the list. Hours: Mon-Wed, 5 p.m.-10:30 p.m. Thurs-Fri, 5 p.m. -11:30 p.m. Sat.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
Murdered Michigan State Police Trooper Paul K. Butterfield II's comrades remember him 1 year later
Tuesday, Sept. 9, is exactly one year since a chance encounter led to the murder of Michigan State Police Trooper Paul K. Butterfield II.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
Michigan's Best Neighborhood Bar: Just 24 hours left to vote for Muskegon-area establishments
More than 1,600 votes have been cast since the poll featuring 16 local bars was posted on Sept. 5. So far, the Mitten Bar in Ludington is leading the poll having received 19.45 percent of the vote.
Lovin' Ludington: Renowned for its Lake Michigan beaches, this...
Ludington is famous as a family-oriented beach resort town, and rightly so, with Stearns Park Beach steps away from its main downtown shopping area and the near-pristine Ludington State Park just a couple of miles away. But there are plenty of other reasons to love Ludington, even as the days of summer turn into weekends of fall fun, especially this fall with the opening of new "cultural" trail adventures, the return of its Octoberfest and its spectacular New Year's Eve ball drop.
Sun Sep 07, 2014
Detroit Free Press
Health and wellness events starting Sept. 8: Support groups and more
There will be speeches from survivors, ribbon-cutting, face-painting, bouncer, food, music, raffle and prizes.
Thu Sep 04, 2014
Chance of Severe Weather Thurs. PM to Fri.
Here's the Day 1 , Day 2 and Day 3 outlooks from the Storm Prediction Center. The Slight Risk covers much of N. Wisconsin and the U.P. and a part of NW Lower Michigan down to about Ludington on Day 2 and we have a "See Text" just south of Michigan on Friday.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
WNWN-FM Battle Creek
Coldwater man being held on CSC charges after incident with two girls at Maso...
A Coldwater man is facing a pair of criminal sexual conduct charges after being accused over the weekend in Mason County of sexually touching two young girls at a campsite.
Mon Sep 01, 2014
34-foot boat crashes into breakwater in Ludington
A 68-year-old man from Harrison Township, hit a breakwater while driving his boat in Ludington on Sunday night injuring one person.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Woman sexually assaulted by intruder in Mason County
A 22-year-old man from Ludington is being charged for allegedly breaking into a home and sexually assaulting a woman on Monday in Mason County.
Lake Michigan ferry fight rages in Washington
Lake Michigan ferry fight rages in Washington S.S. Badger, Lake Express battle for survival Check out this story on greenbaypressgazette.com: http://gbpg.net/1tUj7K2 The S.S. Badger arrives in Manitowoc after a 60-mile crossing of Lake Michigan from Ludington, Mich., on Monday, May 6, 2013.
TMSG: Cancer Runner
A Wayne County Circuit Court jury this month convicted Ponya Lee of manslaughter, reckless driving causing death and malicious destruction of property.
National Walleye Tour kicks off
This is the last tournament before the National Walleye Championship in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
The Miami Herald
Traveling Vietnam exhibit comes to Ludington
Commissioner Jose "Pepe" Diaz dances with Ileana Quevedo, employee of IKEA during the opening ceremony of IKEA in Sweetwater on Wednesday.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
'The Golf Coast': Disc golf's popularity, number of courses surging in West Michigan
Disc golf -- a sport that could be described as not your father's golf, but your father might want to play it -- is catching on all over the country, and West Michigan is a prime example.
This is a picture from the GLERL camera on the lighthouse at S. Haven . The anemometer at the lighthouse here recorded a peak wind of 64 mph as the storm came thru and that was right about the time this picture was taken.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Northern Michigan News
Wheels Over Michigan make a stop in Hersey
But for a group of more than 30 people biking from Ludington to Port Huron in five days, the trip was about so much more - and it included one night of rest at Albright Camp in Hersey.