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Points to Ponder About the Manistee Police Shooting of Lee Milks

Started 5 hours ago 0 Replies

Manistee homeowner Lee Pat Milks dies in a hail of bullets from a code enforcement officer who wouldn't leave Milks property when asked.  The public is otherwise relieved that the officer lives to…Continue

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What's with the Chopping on Copeyon Park?

Started this discussion. Last reply by jfc123 1 hour ago. 6 Replies

The last two days about 16 stately…Continue

Tracking Lead from Ludington's Water System to Your Baby's Digestive System

Started this discussion. Last reply by margie 2 hours ago. 9 Replies

"City officials have assured us that their is no lead in the city's water system and it's safe and tasty to drink; why should we not believe them, and instead believe you when you say…Continue

 

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jfc123 replied to XLFD's discussion What's with the Chopping on Copeyon Park?
"All the money spent "preparing" for the splash pad! SMH! Could this be spent cleaning the Pere Marquette Bayou first? Imagine all the people and extra tax revenue brought in by this expenditure spent wisely? BTW the same area that…"
1 hour ago
margie replied to XLFD's discussion Shoplift with a Cop: Ludington Officials Pocket Donated Funds
"Who is in charge of this boondoggle accounting mess? Perhaps the Mayor could respectfully ask the Chief of Police for an updated accounts presentation to help remedy the appearance of already shaky appearance of police-community relations. P.S. I…"
2 hours ago
margie replied to XLFD's discussion Tracking Lead from Ludington's Water System to Your Baby's Digestive System
"Some cities budgets ideally have money being set aside, for improvements, especiallt infrastructure and have slowed down on spending elsewhere .. that's good city planning. With today's increasing fringe benefit costs it can be prudent to…"
2 hours ago
margie replied to XLFD's discussion Tracking Lead from Ludington's Water System to Your Baby's Digestive System
"Thank you for the updates XLFD. Your presentations are in depth and show comprehsive analytical thinking the likes by which more of your city councilors and manager apparently would benefit--and you're right about rinsing the coffee pot! Ha! I…"
2 hours ago
AQUAMAN replied to XLFD's discussion Shoplift with a Cop: Ludington Officials Pocket Donated Funds
"Probably many hundreds, with a lot of redactions too."
3 hours ago
AQUAMAN replied to XLFD's discussion What's with the Chopping on Copeyon Park?
"Also, I never heard where the Splashpad people had the required donated funds to go ahead with this project. Anyone else hear? Last I knew they needed about $265K to do this I thought. I thought they said this spring they only had about $40K in…"
3 hours ago
shinblind replied to XLFD's discussion What's with the Chopping on Copeyon Park?
"Will the Splash Pad be drained directly into PM lake? I thought I read that somewhere. If so are they required to get a discharge permit? And if they are required how long does it take to get a permit? Will the Splash Pad group reimburse the COL for…"
5 hours ago
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XLFD replied to XLFD's discussion Shoplift with a Cop: Ludington Officials Pocket Donated Funds
"That's not a bad idea, yet I wonder how many hundreds of dollars they would want for that information?"
7 hours ago
XLFD replied to XLFD's discussion What's with the Chopping on Copeyon Park?
"Good points, shinblind.  I'll have to ask the Splashers what the dimensions of their proposed pad is supposed to be, and see whether that would have been possible where you suggest.  On Monday, I sent a FOIA request to the city…"
7 hours ago
XLFD replied to XLFD's discussion Shoplift with a Cop: Ludington Officials Pocket Donated Funds
"I appreciate that observation coming from a neutral observer, IHAN.  I get my share of support 'off the record' from many locals, I hear from a lot about their own incidents and frustrations with local authorities,but I rarely get…"
8 hours ago
XLFD replied to XLFD's discussion Please Come Home James Hepworth
"Noting that I trudged across the area three times covering that area and beyond, I find it odd that the body was found about 3/4 of a mile away from his car, especially with all those search and cadaver dogs used last year.  Though it should be…"
8 hours ago
IHaveANotion replied to XLFD's discussion Please Come Home James Hepworth
"So devastating for all involved.  Please accept my sincere condolences to all who knew and loved James.   My heart aches for his wife, children, family and friends.  People say, "get help" when you are depressed. …"
12 hours ago
IHaveANotion replied to XLFD's discussion Shoplift with a Cop: Ludington Officials Pocket Donated Funds
"I like that 70 citizens showed up to the meeting.   I wish the people of Ludington would show up and sit next to XLFD, open their mouths and pitch in to make things better for everyone involved there.  Even if they have differing…"
12 hours ago
stump replied to XLFD's discussion What's with the Chopping on Copeyon Park?
"The leaves wouldn't have been a problem as except after a storm as the time of use is when the leaves aren't falling.I would think a early summer pressure wash would be needed to ready the area for use.Cutting down trees in a park makes no…"
12 hours ago
stump replied to XLFD's discussion Shoplift with a Cop: Ludington Officials Pocket Donated Funds
"Time for a FOIA . The Michigan State Police would have records of donations to their Blue Goose fund. Time to find out if our Chief Barnett is stuffing his pockets or the Goose.  "
22 hours ago

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At 10:43pm on February 27, 2017, Willy said…
What I don't understand about the shop with a cop program is where you come up with the $900 plus amount that is not accounted for. Also why is the same $250 card number on two separate receipts? I'm not very good with math and bookkeeping so I'm curious.
At 6:12pm on January 28, 2016, Jackie Derrick said…

Thank you for the nice welcome :)

At 3:21pm on November 17, 2015, Barry R. Schrader said…

Do you have an e-mail address that I could use that is more private?

barryschrader@pobox.com

At 7:29pm on October 31, 2015, Barry R. Schrader said…

Perhaps time to “treat” them to a recall election. Oops, no ---------- way past time.

At 8:18pm on October 23, 2015, Nonfiction said…

Thank you and grateful XLFD.

At 8:35pm on September 8, 2015, Inquiring Mind said…
Managing Fugitive Dust by the DEQ.
At 10:21pm on June 14, 2015, Shelby Sowle said…
Who are you? Whats your name?
At 7:36am on May 27, 2015, Jack O'Neil said…

Indeed I am

At 8:26pm on March 23, 2015, Melinda said…

Thanks, but its not much of a "spring" yet.

At 1:34am on March 14, 2015, Judy Carl said…

Thanks for welcoming me. I've been here several times and enjoyed your insightful articles.  Bring it on. The hotter, the better! I LOVE conflict!

 
 
 

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