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He is survived by his wife, Jane, of Brodhead; daughter, Dawn Rae Lederman; grandson, Garrett James Lederman, both of Brodhead; brother, Clinton (Laurie) McKiven-Copus of Ludington, MI; sister, Marian (Isidro) Marcial of Beloit, WI; a brother-in-law, ...
Rather than drive around Lake Michigan, I booked passage on a 1950s steam-powered ferry called the S.S. Badger. I'd never been on a big-ish boat before, and the Badger had a red-eye overnight crossing from Manitowoc, Wisconsin to Ludington, Michigan.

I can't totally rule out a waterspout over Lake Michigan or a cold air funnel in this type of pattern,but that is not likely, just possible.
The following items were taken from Northbrook police Department reports and press releases. An arrest does not constitute a finding of guilt.

ESCANABA - businesses along Ludington Street in downtown Escanaba are taking advantage of an annual grant program that is helping to spruce up storefronts, as well as restore the historical look of buildings.
Each of the the notoriously beautiful, northwest Lower Peninsula routes earned 76% of votes in their respective matchups. The Tunnel of Trees beat the Au Sable River Valley, while M-22 knocked Ludington out of the running for Michigan's best fall color ...
LUDINGTON, MI -- The Sean Michael Phillips trial is three days and 13 jurors closer towards opening arguments. Phillips is charged with open murder for the presumed death of his daughter.
After a year test trial, a Mason County city has approved a new law for city road ways, they think will be convenient for many. ORV and golf carts are officially allowed to drive down city roads in Ludington. "The city of Ludington decided to try it ...
LUDINGTON, Mich. (WOOD) - A jury has eluded the murder trial of Ludington's "baby Kate" for two days, which means selection will consume the first half of its first week.
"I think it will be a place that will be educational. I think it will be a spot where people will sit and reflect and it will certainly be a spot that will draw attention for veterans that they so richly deserve," says Budde Reed, Ludington veteran ...
LUDINGTON, MI - Scottville's KandyLand Dairy - Michigan's first and only Grade A-licensed goat creamery - claimed the $50,000 prize in the Momentum Business Plan Competition.
LUDINGTON, MICH. (AP) - A man charged with murder in the disappearance of his infant daughter is going to trial in northern Michigan's Mason County. Katherine Phillips, known as "Baby Kate," disappeared in 2011 in the Ludington area, about 80 miles ...
U.S District Court Eastern District of Michigan Judge Thomas Ludington on Thursday released a long-awaited opinion on sentencing issues that could impact how much time Ingersoll serves in prison.
Tamieko Simmons, 50, of Muskegon, right, hugs 1981 classmate Derick Thomas, 50, left, before the release of balloons during the Muskegon Heights high school homecoming tailgate party on September 27, 2013.

Buoy temperatures Thursday included 71.3 at South Haven, 70.5 at Port Sheldon and 69.4 at Ludington. The mid-Lake Michigan buoy halfway between Milwaukee and Holland MI was reading 73. Inland lakes are also warm for this time of year. The Reeds ...
Porcupine Mountains: Peak color is expected in early October in the western Upper Peninsula, home to Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park, which at about 60,000 acres is Michigan's largest state park. The overlook at Lake of the Clouds is not to ...
In meeting with these students, who attend the University of Michigan, Grand Valley State University and the local community college in Ludington, among others, the school district learned that the computer skills they learned in high school were ahead ...
Summer may be on its way out--but thanks to places like House of Flavors in Ludington, you can still treat yourself to one of its signature tastes.
"There's really not another Kmart in the area I'm guessing now the closest one is probably Muskegon so I will have to shop at Meijer or Walmart or Ludington something like that," said Dawn. Some local shoppers are upset. Now they will have to find ...
MEARS, Mich. - A young Lansing resident died just offshore of west Michigan on Monday. The Grand Rapids press reports that ... It happened near Charles Mears State Park near Pentwater, just south of Ludington. First responders were called to the scene ...
Some rain/few thunderstorms will try to cross Lake Michigan and by later Wednesday, locations along Lake Michigan from the Leelanau Peninsula south including Manistee/Ludington will see some rain. Rain will continue to make inroads across Northern ...
Ingersoll faces up to five years in prison on a tax evasion conviction, but his ultimate term could be shorter depending on how U.S District Court Eastern District of Michigan Judge Thomas Ludington rules on sentencing guidelines. Ludington wrapped up ...
I took from Comstock Park looking north-northwest shortly after 1 pm. You can see an area of clouds on the northern horizon from G.R.
In the small town of Nashville, Moo-ville Creamer, a local ice cream company, supplied nearly 900 gallons of the sweet stuff Saturday to try to reclaim the world record for longest sundae.
The annual Friends of the veterans Memorial Library Book Sale will be held in the library annex (301 S. University, Mt. Pleasant) on Sept.
Nashville, Mich. (AP) - Michigan is becoming the place for long ice cream sundaes. How long? Try more than 3,000 feet.
About 10,000 people from throughout Michigan and northern Ohio are expected to attend the show, whose footprint at the marina nearly doubled, said Amanda Wendecker, the boating association's director of marketing.
Saturday was a beautiful day to get some yard work done outside, and some volunteers in Ludington did just that. They pulled over 30,000 petunias out of the ground that were planted back in May.
Connie Baber said she talked with people in the Ludington, Mich., area who said the property values had gone down there after a wind farm was erected.
tweet now! MASON CO, Mi (WPBN/WGTU) -- A Mason County dental office is preparing for its 3rd Annual Dentistry From The Heart event.
Leaders from Michigan State University College of Human Medicine and Spectrum Health Ludington hospital have announced a new Rural Community Health Program site aimed at preparing future physicians with the skills necessary to practice rural ...
A room was packed full of people fired up over a proposal that would reduce the number of salmon released into our waters. The DNR wants to cut the number of Chinook Salmon it stocks in Lake Michigan by 50 percent for spring 2017. They say the ...
... the surface along the Michigan shore) has dropped the Lake Michigan water temps. This morning's water temps: 49 Grand Haven, 50 Hoffmaster S. P., 54 Muskegon and Ludington, 55 at Holland, the S. Haven buoy and Duck Lake S.P. and 56 at Saugatuck.
LUDINGTON, MICH. - Just two days after the groundbreaking at the future site of Lakeshore Resource Network in Ludington, the building was destroyed in a fire. A call came into the Mason-Oceana 911 Center at 3:49 am Friday morning reporting the fire.
Participants should fill in all 26 days on an official entry form - no copies or non-form listings will be accepted - that must be received no later than Wednesday, Oct. 5, at the Daily News office, 215 E. Ludington St., P.O. Box 460, Iron Mountain ...
The north-northeast wind has dropped the water temps. at many Lake Michigan beaches down into the 50sandee even 40s! AM water temps: Hoffmaster S.P.
MASON COUNTY, MI -- police are giving a heads-up to parents about a possible large outdoor party planned for Saturday, Sept.
WELLSTON, MI - Mike Bright Jr. has been fishing the Manistee River for 32 years, the last seven as a guide. But he's not fishing the river this week.
MASON COUNTY, Mi. (WPBN/WGTU) -- A 57-year-old Ludington man was arrested after deputies say he was boating under the influence.
Northern Michigan art groups have saved U.S. Coast Guard stations, Carnegie Libraries, churches, and other architectural structures - bits of our region's past to be shared with future generations.
15, 2016 in Golden Township, Mich. The U.S. Coast Guard station in Ludington says three people went out Sunday night to go fishing and two of them ended up in the water off of Oceana County near Little Sable Point.
If you look at the morning Beach Report, you'll see the waves were calm at Ludington (behind the breakwater?) and 3 feet not too far north at Manistee.
To head off such a drastic reduction of the fishery in Lake Michigan, the Lake Michigan Committee advocated the reduction of stocking but concluded that there is enough natural reproduction of salmon so that the economic benefits of salmon fishing will ...
The Great Lakes Fishery Commission's Lake Michigan Committee proposes a 50 percent reduction in Lake Michigan chinook stocking, according to Jay Wesley, Michigan Department of natural resources Lake Michigan Basin coordinator. The proposal recommends ...
The most hazardous conditions are expected along the Lake Michigan shore near Manistee and Ludington. Also an area of very dangerous swim conditions will exist from Grand Haven south to the Indiana border.
INGHAM COUNTY, MI - Twin brothers convicted of running a Ponzi scheme through their Lansing-based business were each sentenced this week to up to 20 years in prison.
The Shoreline Cruise on the S.S. Badger is celebrating college football season with its annual Ludington Labor Day "Go Green - Go Blue" Shoreline Cruise.






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