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The Cancer of Secretive Public Deals

On November 20, 2017 the West Shore Community College (WSCC) Board of Trustees (BOT) decided to table a motion to purchase the building and…

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2 10 hours ago
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That Sinking, Winkie Feeling

Ludington City Councilor Kathy Winczewski can be a walking contradiction.  The former local science teacher, retired, has shown that her in…

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10 on Monday
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Ludington City Council Meeting, December 4, 2017: Competing Agendas

The Ludington City Council appears to be driven primarily by unelected leaders of city hall, and to a lesser extent, interest groups and cr…

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18 on Saturday
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Ludington Climate Accord?

Despite the conservative nature of Mason County, which predominantly elects Republicans to office and led to a 22% point victory by Donald…

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11 Dec 6
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Ludington City Council Meeting, November 13, 2017: Financial Secrets of the House

End of the year Ludington City Council meetings typically have an ambitious docket, especially when there has been a three week gap between…

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25 Nov 30
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Ludington City Council Meeting, November 27, 2017: Numbers, Notices and Donations

Beyond the usual routine actions, there were effectively four different issues on the city council agenda for the meeting held on November…

Started by XLFD

4 Nov 29
Reply by AQUAMAN

Situational Environmental Ethics by Ludington Leaders

If you read a small snippet on page 2 of the weekend's City of Ludington Daily News (COLDNews), you may have read that the city council is…

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15 Nov 27
Reply by stump

Flood for Thought: Maritime Museum Issues Explored

At the October 23, 2017 Ludington City Council meeting, it was decided to devote $36,700 to Fishbeck Thompson Carr & Huber (FTCH) engin…

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12 Nov 23
Reply by Freedom Seeker

Shoplift with a Cop: Ludington Officials Pocket Donated Funds

Let me preface this investigative report into the Ludington 2016 "Shop with a Cop" (SWAC) program by declaring that this author has the utm…

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25 Nov 21
Reply by Freedom Seeker

The Wever of the Tale and the Sucker Who So Badly Wanted to Believe It

The City of Ludington has shown itself to be a terrible real estate agent over the years of City Manager John Shay's regime.   Recall Lee…

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8 Nov 18
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