Ludington City Council Meeting Wrap

The Ludington City Council held a meeting Monday night.  All communications issued were passed including the approval of the Gus Macker Tournament, held annually along the Lakeshore.  After a few public comments regarding water issues the Public Utilities gave their 2015 annual reports on utility maintenance, the wastewater plant and the water plant.  The water plant superintendent gave a quick overview and said our water is safe in Ludington.  City Manager, John Shay talked about how well Ludington has tested in the past and possible changes in the future to how frequent test have to be done.

At the end of the meeting there was a change to how the public can comment during a meeting.  The policy has been changed to a three-minute agenda specific period at the open of the meeting.  There will now be a two-minute public comment period at the end of the meeting about any topic.

WMOM News & Sports Flash February 21, 2016


6 dead after shooting spree in Kalamazoo … Suspect in custody

Trump prevails in S.C. GOP primary … Rubio and Cruz virtual tie for second place … Bush suspends campaign

Clinton wins Democratic Nevada caucuses … Sanders still has strong support in defeat

Texas town corrupt with bribery now faces ‘black’ water crisis … Just tip of iceberg … Slope getting more slippery

Amber Alert UPDATE: POI turns himself in … Bodies of girl and woman found in burned out Detroit home … Connection still to be determined

Red Wings tabled by Senators in Ottawa 3-2 … Losing streak at three games … Face Rangers at ‘MSG’ … Puck drops 7:00

Pistons look to get back to .500 … Host New Orleans Pelicans at Palace … Tip 3:30

Michigan road trips to #6 Maryland for B1G tilt … Tip 1:00 on CBS

Police say they have video surveillance of Johnny Manziel in domestic assault complaint

Detroit Tigers Pitchers and Catchers day three … First full squad workout Tuesday the 23rd

S.S. Badger Officially Gets National Historic Landmark Status

The Department of the Interior announced Thursday that it is official, The S.S. Badger is now a National Historic Landmark.  After nearly a month of delay after an initial statement was released on the programs official social media site, when in fact the process was still under review.

The Maiden Voyage for the S.S. Badger this year will be May 12th.

Man Arrested After B & E At Wellston Dollar General

According to the Manistee County Sheriff’s Office an arrest was made in the Wellston Dollar General Breaking and Entering that took place on Monday, February 15th.  A 59 year-old Wellston man was arrested after he returned to the store just two days later on Wednesday, February 17th.  The Subject will be arraigned on the pending charges at a later date.

Stobie Bows Out Of 101st House of Representatives Race

Tom Stobie has ended his Democratic bid for the 101st District in the Michigan House of Representatives.  Stobie, the former superintendent of the Frankfort-Elberta Area Schools, ran for the seat in 2014 and was narrowly defeated.

Stobie said, “While I am disappointed that my campaign is ending today, I am confident that the families of the 101st House District have a friend in former representative Dan Scripps, who I am supporting in his election bid,” Stobie also went on to say, “Families in Northwest Michigan deserve a representative who will take their voice to Lansing and make their priorities his own at the Capitol, and I am confident that Scripps will do that.”

With his endorsement of Scripps, Stobie said that Scripps will work to prioritize the working and middle-class families in Lansing by battling for educational issues, supporting small businesses and holding the government accountable to the people of the 101st House District.

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