Michigan Adventure Race 2016 Epic Edition

Todd and Brad Reed photography present Michigan Adventure Race 2016 … Epic Edition Saturday, May 21st at Ludington State Park.  Do something Epic.  Experience five or ten hours of intensely fun and challenging trekking, orienteering, paddling, and biking over some of the most beautiful and rugged terrain in Michigan at jaw-dropping, eye-popping Ludington State Park. This is a classic style wilderness adventure race. No urban sections or Amazing Race-type challenges.  Registration is open now through the end of the day Wednesday for the standard two-person team divisions or as a solo or three-person team.  Log on to to register for Michigan Adventure Race 2016 … Epic Edition Saturday, May 21st at Ludington State Park.

'Cops & Doughnuts' Takes Over Operation At Local Bakery

Yesterday marked a historic day for a local bakery, 'Cops & Doughnuts' officially began operation of its third precinct.  The former cops of Claire, Michigan purchased the bakery from the McDonalds family.  'The Suit' and Ryno two of those former cops and intrigel members of the 'Cops & Doughnuts' team were on hand Sunday morning to get the operation off and running.  The energy inside the bakery Sunday morning was electric.  Sunday all so marked an historic day for the Ludington Police Department, celebrating its 100th birthday.  Happy Birthday and a salute to all the fine gentlemen and ladies at the LPD.

102.7 WMOM Welcomes New DJ

Please, welcome our new DJ to Ludington, Ashtin Rae.  Ashtin, debuts on Monday afternoon at 3 p.m.  She grew up in the Rochester, New York area and gained early career experience at a local radio station in the ‘Empire State’.  She graduated from East Carolina University, just last week.  Ashtin gained valuable experience as the General Manager of the student radio station on the campus of the ECU Pirates.  We’re delighted that she has chosen 102.7 WMOM as the radio station to begin her professional career.  Welcome her, live at 3 p.m. Monday afternoon.  Send her a message on our Facebook page at WMOM fm Radio or contact her on the studio line at 231-843-1027.  Let’s prove to her what a great place Ludington, Michigan is becoming for young professionals!

S.S.Badger To Launch On Maiden Voyage Of 2016

The S-S Badger launches this morning for its ‘Maiden Voyage’ of the 2016 season.  A media tour of the newly minted National Historic Landmark will take place to kick off the celebratory day.  The 410 foot six inch long, awe-inspiring vessel is the last remaining coal-fired passenger vessel operating on the Great Lakes.  Capturing its National Historic Landmark status January 20th, of this year.  The S.S. Badger transports passengers between Ludington and Manitowoc, Wisconsin, connecting US-10 on a four-hour float across the states namesake lake.  Recently the S.S Badger installed a coal-retention system.  This was the last hurdle to clear, helping it to earn its status, that is and will continue to live on in infamy.  A new mascot joins the voyage for the season on the family friendly ship -- ‘Captain Conrad’ will be his name.  Along with new additions and the traditional voyages and events, a new cruise has been added to the season operations.  The S-S Badger hours of operation and fare pricing are available at

Mason County Board Of Commissioners Wrap ... May 10th, 2016

The Mason County Board of Commissioners conducted business Tuesday holding its monthly meeting.  Tuesdays agenda a fairly mundane one filled with resolutions along with a report on the Mason County Airport given by Manager Dave Johnson.  Manager Johnson went on in his report to say that all but one of the hangers is rented for the year and 24 planes are housed at the airport.  Other business handled at the monthly meeting was the purchasing of bulletproof vests for the Mason County Sheriffs Department.  Wrapping the meeting was Chairman Vanderwall and the commissioners approving a resolution declaring June 18th, 2016 as Mason County Sports Hall of Fame Day.

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