Heading South: August 20, 1763
Even in the pre-pioneer days, many of the native people who lived in the Upper Peninsula migrated south just like some folks do today.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Drunk driving likely cause of weekend Mason County crash, police say
The crash was reported at 6:38 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 17, when a 25-year-old Ludington woman lost control of the vehicle she was driving on Custer Road near Hansen Road in Custer Township, authorities said.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Cool First Half of August
Friday, the Muskegon GLERL camera caught the Lake-Express Ferry coming into the channel into Muskegon Lake.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Suds on the Shore to bring more than 100 types of beer, wine to Ludington
Craft beer and wine from more 50 vendors will be available for tasting when the sixth annual Suds on the Shore event takes place on Aug. 16. The festival will take place 1-7 p.m. at Ludington's scenic City Park located between Gaylord and Court streets.
Upwelling Sends Water Temps. Crashing
Click on the graph to enlarge. This is a graph of the water temperature at the Port Sheldon Buoy which is about 3 miles to the northwest of Holland St. Park.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
At 2:15 pm the temperature at the beach at Muskegon is 62.4A with an 11 mph NW wind.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
WTKG-AM Grand Rapids
Stay Out of Lake Michigan Today: Dangerous Rip Currents
Very Dangerous Beaches today include: North Beach in South Haven, Holland State Park, Muskegon State Park, Mears State Park in Pentwater, and Stearns Park in Ludington.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Ludington man allegedly chokes female, assaults deputy in Scottville
A 34-year-old Ludington man allegedly caused a scene outside a Scottville home early Sunday morning, Aug. 10, when he fought with police and allegedly assaulted a female.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
Lake Michigan Water Trail moving ahead
A paddler enjoys exploring the sandy Lake Michigan shoreline by kayak, part of what will become the Lake Michigan Water Trail.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
WXMI-TV Grand Rapids
Fabulous views from the top of Big Sable Point lighthouse
LUDINGTON, Mich . - Imagine being almost 100 feet above the beautiful West Michigan sand dunes and Lake Michigan overlooking 3,000 acres below in Ludington State Park.
Muskegon morning weather report: Short break from perfect weather
Today we'll see cloudy skies and cooler temperatures as a weak cold front moves through the region, according to the forecast.
Sat Aug 02, 2014
Little Sable Point Lighthouse to host unveiling ceremony for Michigan Historical Marker
The image of Little Sable Point lighthouse at Oceana County's Silver Lake State Park is reflected in Silver Lake Channel, which empties into Lake Michigan.
Judge To Decide If Dad Will Stand Trial For Murder In Missing Baby's Death
A western Michigan man will have to wait two weeks to find out if he'll stand trial in the murder of his baby daughter, whose body has never been found.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
High-tech buoy in Lake Michigan near South Haven provides real-time data, images
A new weather and wave monitoring buoy in Lake Michigan near South Haven is able to provide real-time data and measurements in an effort to increase boating and swimming safety in the area.
Ludington car-semitrailer crash kills 2 teens, critically injures child
Two young adults were killed and a child was critically injured in a collision between a car and a semitrailer around noon Thursday, July 31 on Pere Marquette Highway just off U.S. 31. According to Mason County Sheriff Kim Cole, a passenger car driven by a 19-year-old West Michigan woman was southbound on Pere Marquette.
The Detroit News
Hearing set to resume in missing Ludington baby's slaying
Ludington -- A key court hearing is set to resume for a northern Lower Michigan man accused of killing his baby daughter.
Live coverage: Baby Kate dad's murder case may stand or fall today; prison letter key
After nearly four months in limbo, the "Baby Kate" murder case against Sean Michael Phillips returns to court today, July 31. A preliminary examination for Phillips that ran for two days in early April was scheduled to resume at 9 a.m. before Mason County 79th District Judge Peter J. Wadel.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Water temperatures plunge Sunday into Monday for some
Parts of the Great Lakes saw a dramatic drop in surface water temperature late this past weekend into the early part of this week.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Picture Monday from the South Haven GLERL camera showing the waves breaking over the pier .
Cool Weather Brings Rough Seas
Summer seems to have suddenly disappeared again, with a cool front leaving high temperatures in the upper 60s in its wake.