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West End of Ludington Rises Up After Receiving News It's Turning Into a Water Trailhead

Don't mess with mother nature they say.  The same week the city council accepts a $300,000 grant from the MI DNR Trust Fund to help constru…

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3 7 hours ago
Reply by AQUAMAN

Lies Wide Open: Officials Mangle the Truth About Ludington Road Diet

If there's one thing worse than an official outright lying to the public at an open meeting, it's the local media reporting that informatio…

Started by XLFD

10 on Thursday
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Shiv Killing Illustrates Manistee's Depth of Official Secrecy

Why are all the public officials in Manistee reluctant to give out any of the details of the stabbing death of Bruce Schaub this last Tuesd…

Started by XLFD

1 on Wednesday
Reply by AQUAMAN

Diary of a Ludington Traffic Counter

Being the open journal of a volunteer for a traffic study July 21, 2017:  During lunch hour, Ludington City Hall had a call for volunteers…

Started by XLFD

9 on Tuesday
Reply by AQUAMAN

Ludington City Council Meeting, July 24, 2017: Four Comments, Four Types of Influence

On July 24, 2017, I established a record for myself, and perhaps for any other Ludington citizen ever.  I commented on four separate occasi…

Started by XLFD

15 Aug 8
Reply by Verdad

The Myth of Ludington's Future Budget Shortfalls

Early this year, we began hearing the city send up warnings of financial difficulties coming up in 2018 for the first time; coincidentally,…

Started by XLFD

11 Aug 1
Reply by Verdad

Bourgette and Rangel will Vie for 6th Ward Council Seat

The deadline for submitting intent to pursue being the next Sixth Ward Councilor has come and gone, and two have submitted their interest. …

Started by XLFD

3 Jul 22
Reply by AQUAMAN

The Disposition of the Bicycle Desperado

If you recall, I had an alleged close encounter of the weird kind to the north of the Ludington City Hall just before the special meeting t…

Started by XLFD

13 Jul 19
Reply by AQUAMAN

Local State Representative Impresses Peers at Ludington's Private Piers

In March, I had claimed our area's new State Representative Curt VanderWall was a bit of a hypocrite for getting a lot of press for helpin…

Started by XLFD

6 Jul 16
Reply by XLFD

Ludington City Council Meeting July 10, 2017: Preserving the Greed

The agenda for the July 10, 2017 meeting of the Ludington City Council was weighed down primarily by the usual midsummer tax levies and mil…

Started by XLFD

7 Jul 14
Reply by Verdad

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