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3 West Michigan discount outlet stores are closed for good
MUSKEGON, Mich. — Three West Michigan discount stores have closed within the last month, including a B2 Outlet Stores location in Muskegon on Monday. The owners of B2 Outlet Stores cite the closures in Muskegon, Walker, and Ludington are due to the significant decline in sales and traffic. In...
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Dogs Up for Adoption in shelby, MI
Have you been contemplating pet adoption, or simply love perusing adorable pets? A myriad of delightful pets are available for adoption at various animal shelters in the vicinity of shelby..
Peek inside: Up North historic B&Bs to open for Christmas tours
LUDINGTON, MI – This is your chance to peek inside two of Northern Michigan’s historic bed and breakfast houses. Cartier Mansion and Ludington House Bed and Breakfast will both be open for holiday tours from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10, in downtown Ludington. Tours are $15 per person. All profits will be donated to Mason County Mutts.
Local 'Christmas Tree Ship' Returns 1895 Shipwreck Anchor Found in Lake Michigan
The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Mackinaw, also referred to as the 'Christmas Tree Ship' for its role in donating trees to families in need, has returned an anchor it recovered from a 1895 shipwreck in Lake Michigan. The anchor originally belonged to the schooner Kate Kelly. The ship was on its way to Chicago for its tree donation mission when it detoured to return the anchor. This incident was reported by WDIV-TV in Detroit, Michigan.Visit here for more details.
The gas price fluctuate between $3.11 and $3.25 in Ludington as of 2023-12-05. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Tuesday is $3.229, a week ago the price is $3.246 , according to AAA.
Small-Town Policing in America: The Struggles and Potential of Community Safety
The Hart Police Department in Hart, Michigan, has recently been navigating a series of incidents that mirror the broader challenges faced by small-town police forces nationwide. On November 22, 2023, Hart officers responded to illegal dumping on the 4000 block of Polk Road and a domestic disturbance at Polk Road's intersection with US 31 Expressway. An unspecified alarm activation on Hilltop Drive also demanded their attention, underscoring the diverse nature of issues local law enforcement must address.
Fugitives Arrested for Drug Charges in Manistee Co.
Two people in Manistee County were arrested for drug possession and outstanding warrants following a tip to Michigan State Police on Saturday. At 2:00 p.m., troopers were told a known fugitive was at an address in Pleasanton Township with another known fugitive previously arrested for possession of fentanyl. When troopers...
Willow Branch Township: A Comprehensive Guide to Piatt County's Rural Retreat
Welcome to Willow Branch Township, a charming neighborhood located in Piatt County, Illinois. With a population of 934, this rural community offers residents a peaceful and close-knit environment. In this essay, we will explore various aspects of Willow Branch Township, including its population, median home value, public and private schools, neighborhood rankings, resident diversity, median household income, similar places, and current residents' reviews. Let's dive in and discover what makes Willow Branch Township such a special place to live.
Ludington Property Owners Invited to Attend Board of Review Meeting on December 13, 2023
The City of Ludington in Michigan has announced a Board of Review meeting for December 2023. The meeting will address clerical errors and poverty exemptions for the current year. All property owners in the city are invited to attend.
Weather: Rain & Snow continue this morning
Rain for much of the area, but snow is becoming a bit more widespread away from Lake Michigan this morning. Meteorologist Molly Bernard has a look at what you can expect for the rest of the day.
Michigan High School Boys Basketball Schedule, Live Streams in Mason County Today - December 5
Looking for how to stream high school basketball matchups in Mason County, Michigan today? We've got you covered. Follow high school basketball this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or alma mater and tune in!. Mason County, Michigan High School Boys Basketball Games Today. Mason County...
Vehicle submerged in Lake Michigan Friday night
MILWAUKEE — WISN 12 News spotted a vehicle submerged in Lake Michigan on Friday, Dec. 1, around 9:30 p.m. near Iron and Nock streets. The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner's Office says they were not called to the scene. WISN 12 News has reached out to the Milwaukee Police Department...
Manistee bridge temporarily reopens for holiday festivities
MANISTEE, Mich., (WPBN/WGTU) -- The US-31 bascule bridge in Manistee opened on Friday after being shut down for repairs since July, but only for a few days. The bridge will remain open to accommodate Manistee's Victorian Sleighbell Parade and Old Christmas Weekend. Then the bridge will close again to continue...
Officials note increase in HIV cases, urge testing
Diagnoses of HIV cases are on the rise in parts of northwest Michigan. According to data from the District 10 Health Department, new cases are 2.5 times greater in the past four years compared to those from 2014 to 2018. District 10 health officer Kevin Hughes says it's no cause...
Celebrate the Holidays Locally: Parades, Live Nativities, and More in West Michigan This December
West Michigan will host several holiday events in December. The White Lake Chamber of Commerce Holiday Parade is scheduled for December 2, from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. It will be held in Montague and Whitehall, north of Muskegon. The parade is expected to have over 50 entries. Attendees can visit the Art of Cookery, a cooking school and retail shop in Whitehall, for holiday baking supplies.
Historic Tragedy: Christmas Tree Ship’s Lake Michigan Wreckage
Beneath the icy waters of Lake Michigan lies a tragic tale of Christmas past - the Rouse Simmons, also known as The Christmas Tree Ship. Once a maritime workhorse, this schooner spent its final days ferrying trees from Northern Michigan to Chicago, before being etched into the annals of Great Lakes maritime history.
1 killed in Holton Township crash
One person was killed in a Thursday evening crash in Holton Township.
Invasive pest now confirmed in seven Michigan counties
REGION– The Michigan departments of Natural Resources and Agriculture and Rural Development encourage those who have eastern hemlock trees on their property to take time this winter to inspect the trees for signs of hemlock woolly adelgid. Anyone taking to the woods also can help by looking for signs of this invasive insect while hunting, hiking or enjoying other outdoor activities.
Recent births, posted Dec. 1, 2023
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Operations at Safe Harbor of Manistee continue thanks to community volunteers
MANISTEE, Mich., (WPBN/WGTU) -- Safe Harbor of Manistee was on the verge of closing its doors on the weekends to those in need, due to a lack of volunteers. But after reaching out to the community, the shelter received an overwhelming response from those wanting to help. UpNorthLive News reporter...