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Ludington finishes 2016 tourism season with 'record-breaking' numbers

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Ludington finishes 2016 tourism season with 'record-breaking' numbers


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Drunk Michigan man found covered in blood, screaming, waving deer meat in parking lot
MASON COUNTY, Mich. - A man was arrested Monday afternoon after police found him acting "extremely bizarre" in a parking lot in Northern Michigan. WPBN reports police were called to an BP Gas Station in Scottville (just East of Ludington), Michigan, for a man walking around the parking lot covered in blood and sitting in a car that did not belong to him   Read More ...
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Ludington finishes 2016 tourism season with 'record-breaking' numbers
LUDINGTON, Mich. — The word is out -- Ludington is a "favorite destination" with a strong tourism season coming to a close. Ludington and Mason County saw a steady hotel room rental income and huge crowds at signature events like the New Year's Eve Ball Drop and attractions such as the Ludington State Park in 2016. “Ludington clearly is a favorite destination on people’s Michigan bucket lists,” said Kathy Maclean,   Read More ...
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The Bermuda Triangle of the Great Lakes: The Lake Michigan Triangle
DETROIT - You may have heard of the Bermuda Triangle - but the Great Lakes has its own mysterious triangle. The Lake Michigan Triangle - sometimes referred to as the Michigan Triangle - spans from Manitowoc, Wisconsin, to Ludington, Michigan, and south to Benton Harbor. The triangle has accounted for numerous mysterious events, , when a schooner named the Thomas Hume set off across Lake Michigan for lumber. The   Read More ...
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Moo-ve over: Michigan city takes another's ice cream record - | WBTV Charlotte
LUDINGTON, Mich. (AP) - Moo-ve over: One Michigan city has officially claimed another's ice cream world record. The Muskegon Chronicle reports (http://bit.ly/2iRzSs7 ) that Moo-ville Creamery in Nashville has been recognized by Guinness World Records for staging the longest ice cream sundae in September. Three months earlier, the massive dessert in the Lake Michigan town of Ludington organized by the House of Flavors measured roughly 2,970 feet long and fed   Read More ...
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Coast Guard searching for missing kayaker near Allyn
ALLYN, Wash. (AP) - The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a missing kayaker in North Bay, near the Mason County town of Allyn. The agency says 31-year-old Andrew Aldrich was last seen in his kayak - without a life vest - just before midnight Tuesday, when he reportedly planned to paddle 300 yards to his car from a vessel anchored near Case Inlet. The Mason County Sheriff's Office   Read More ...
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Coast Guard searching for missing kayaker near Allyn
ALLYN, Wash. Coast Guard crews are searching for a missing kayaker in North Bay near the Mason County town of Allyn. The agency says 31-year-old Andrew Aldredge was last seen in his kayak just before midnight Tuesday. The Mason County Sheriff's Office reported him missing at about 1:30 a.m. Wednesday. Coast Guard crews found an empty kayak in North Bay around 9 a.m. Aldredge reportedly had planned to travel 300   Read More ...
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Man who used kayak to get to shore now missing in north Mason County
A man who reportedly used a kayak to travel between his boat and shore has gone missing, according to the Mason County Sheriff’s Office. The man went missing about 1 a.m. Wednesday, said Chief Deputy Ryan Spurling. The man, whose boat is anchored in north bay, near Allyn, Washington, apparently needed to retrieve some tools from shore, Spurling said. Sheriff’s deputies have been searching the shoreline for the man and   Read More ...
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Grant to help replace lighthouse keeper's quarters roof
LUDINGTON, Mich. (AP) — Efforts to replace the roof on the keeper's quarters at the Big Sable Point Lighthouse in western Michigan have been bolstered by a $4,440 grant. The Ludington Daily News reports (http://bit.ly/2hTNXlI ) the grant was made by the Gerald and Dorothy Heslipen Fund and the Mason County Community Foundation. Sable Points Lighthouse Keepers Association Executive Director Peter Manting says "the winds and weather have taken its   Read More ...
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