LUDINGTON, Mich. (AP) — A coal-fired ferry that carries people and cars across Lake Michigan between Michigan and Wisconsin has been sold.
Interlake Holding Co. announced Wednesday that it...
LUDINGTON, Mich. (AP) — A man who handled finances at a Lake Michigan ferry company has been sentenced to more than five years in federal prison for a scheme to steal money from the...
AMBER TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — An organization in western Michigan has plans for an animal shelter where euthanasia is not an option.
Mason County PAWS has finalized the purchase of a...
LUDINGTON, Mich. (AP) — A northern Michigan restaurant lost thousands of dollars in sales after a busboy said he had COVID-19, but the employee simply wanted a day off and lied, a manager...
DETROIT (AP) — For the second time, a federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit that claimed marking tires to enforce parking rules in a Michigan city violates the U.S. Constitution.
LUDINGTON, Mich. (AP) — A man who handled finances at a Lake Michigan ferry company pleaded guilty Tuesday to fraud in a scheme to steal money from the business.
LUDINGTON, Mich. (AP) — A portion of a shipwreck was recently discovered on a Lake Michigan beach near Ludington State Park and historians are working to identify the wreckage.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard said Friday a seaman will face a court martial on murder and other charges in the death of a fellow seaman during a night of drinking in...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A U.S. Coast Guard seaman charged with murder in the death of a fellow seaman during a night of drinking in Alaska has been released from custody.
BRANCH TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Police in western Michigan say a 47-year-old man riding with others on the tailgate of a pickup truck fell onto a roadway and died.
GRAND HAVEN, Mich. (AP) — The Grand Haven Coast Guard Festival of Ships has been canceled due to large waves on Lake Michigan.
Officials say waters were too rough for ships participating in...
LUDINGTON, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say search crews have found the body of a 38-year-old man who was swept away with his wife and their two children into Lake Michigan from the mouth of the Big...
LUDINGTON, Mich. (AP) — A 38-year-old man is missing after he, his wife and their two children were swept into Lake Michigan from the mouth of the Big Sable River in western Michigan.
LUDINGTON, Mich. (AP) — A western Michigan sheriff says the body of a teenager has been recovered from Lake Michigan near Ludington.
Mason County Sheriff Kim Cole says a diver recovered the...
LUDINGTON, Mich. (AP) — A Coast Guard helicopter was used to rescue a woman and a dog from the bottom of a sandy bluff near Lake Michigan in northern Michigan.
GRAND HAVEN, Mich. (AP) — The National Weather Service is strongly advising people to stay out of Lake Michigan in western Michigan, despite the excessive heat.
LUDINGTON, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say a 14-year-old girl has died after being pulled from the water off of western Michigan.
The Ludington Police Department says officers responded...
FREE SOIL TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A man has been arrested after two people were shot in a home in Michigan's northwestern Lower Peninsula.
LUDINGTON, Mich. (AP) — The U.S. Navy is naming a guided-missile destroyer after a Michigan man who served as a hospital corpsman and was awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions during the...
DETROIT (AP) — Authorities say two people have died in separate incidents after being exposed to extreme cold in western Michigan.
The Mason County Sheriff's Office a 77-year-old Ludington woman was found in the snow about 9 a.m. Monday after she apparently fell while walking to her car. Investigators believe the woman fell around 7 p.m. Sunday. She died after being taken to a hospital.
LUDINGTON, Mich. (AP) — A company in northern Michigan is rewarding 200 employees with nearly $4 million in bonuses.
FloraCraft in Ludington makes foam products for the craft and floral industries. Owner Lee Schoenherr says the money will be based on years of service, but the average will be about $20,000 per worker in cash and 401(k) contributions. Some longtime workers will get more than $60,000.
MANISTEE COUNTY, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan construction worker was killed and another injured when they were struck by a car in a construction zone on U.S. 31 in Manistee County.
The incident occurred Tuesday afternoon in the Village of Bear Lake.
Manistee County sheriff's deputies say a 20-year-old worker of Pentwater was standing off road with a 23-year-old worker from Ludington when the car struck them. The 20-year-old was killed.
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Four Michigan community mental health centers have been selected as Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics and are getting a boost in funding.
U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow of Michigan on Thursday announced the designation for Kalamazoo Community Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services; Easter Seals Michigan in Auburn Hills; West Michigan Community Mental Health System in Ludington and HealthWest in Muskegon.
CHICAGO (AP) — Officials are warning Lake Michigan beachgoers and boaters about dangerous waves and strong currents and have issued warnings for most of the lake's shoreline in the coming days.
The National Weather Service issued beach hazards and small boat advisories for Monday from the Milwaukee area south through Chicago, saying people should stay out of the water with waves possibly reaching 6 feet high.
LUDINGTON, Mich. (AP) — A man who authorities say grounded a 76-foot (23-meter) boat near the beach of a state park along Lake Michigan has pleaded guilty to littering to resolve the case.
Prosecutors in Mason County had charged 51-year-old Randall West of Grayling with reckless operation of a vessel. They say West grounded the Tica off Ludington State Park in Michigan's northwestern Lower Peninsula after it started taking in water on April 15, 2017.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Rick Snyder has approved nearly $50 million in spending to boost public recreation statewide.
The $49.9 million for the Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund enacted Monday will go to 34 land acquisition projects and 97 development projects . It includes $12.5 million to buy up to 372 acres surrounded by Ludington State Park.
LUDINGTON, Mich. (AP) — Authorities in western Michigan are seeking help from the public in identifying the source of heroin that's linked to at least three recent overdose deaths.
The police department in Ludington says a 31-year-old man from Scottville died Tuesday of an overdose. And it says that the May 11 death of a 24-year-old Ludington man and the May 12 death of a 34-year-old Ludington man also were due to overdoses.
LUDINGTON, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan appeals court has affirmed the conviction of a man who was charged with murder in the disappearance of his 4-month-old daughter in Mason County.
The body of Katherine Phillips still hasn't been found. But the appeals court says there was plenty of circumstantial evidence pointing to the death of "Baby Kate." The girl disappeared in 2011 in the Ludington area, about 80 miles northwest of Grand Rapids.