Vanderwall works to enahce post seconadary education

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Representative Curt Vanderwall and several other Representatives met with Governor Snyder yesterday to discuss career trades, technical training and the importance of community college.  First, he emphasized the importance of Community College.

“[Community College] allows [students] to remain home, go to school for 2 years and those credits will fully transfer to any major university. It allows them to save a lot of money, get a great education a really move through the system a lot quicker than if they went to a major university.” Said Representative Vanderwall. During his meeting with Governor Snyder, Vanderwall also stressed the value of skilled trades. “All up and down our district right now we’re hurting for folks to fill these great paying jobs. This is going to give people the opportunity for specialized training, working through those things at a local level so they can actually hold a job at the same time they are going to school.”


Rhythm and Dunes Lineup announced

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West Shore Bank has announced the lineup for the sixth annual Rhythm and Dunes community concert series. It will take place Saturday, July 29 and Saturday, August 5, 2017. This summer’s headliners are Mirage, a Fleetwood Mac tribute band and Pop Vinyl, a southern California premiere dance band. Both free shows are set to take place at the Waterfront Park Pavilion in Downtown Ludington beginning at approximately 7 p.m. The event raises funds for music programs at local area schools.  Last year’s event raised over $10,500.


Mason County adds trail for snowshoe lovers

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A 1.7 mile snowshoe trail  has been designated at the Mason County Picnic Area.The Mason County Parks and Recreation Committee created the trail at the park site adjacent to the Ludington Pumped Storage Plant. The project was completed with support from Consumers Energy and DTE who jointly own the park that is operated by Mason County. The looped trail begins at Chauvez road and is designed to be traveled clockwise. The trail joins the park road before ending at Chauvez road entrance.

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