Vote House of Flavors as Best Ice Cream Shop in West Michigan

WZZM 13 has been holding an open vote to find the best ice cream shop in West Michigan. Ludington’s own House of Flavors had been leading the competition, but has recently fallen into second place behind the Mooville creamery in Nashville.

House of Flavors needs your votes! The poll ends this Saturday, July 11th, and House of Flavors is just a few hundred votes from being named West Michigan’s best ice cream.

Copy and paste the link below into your browser to submit your vote:


SS Badger Designated as US 10 Continuance Route

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) has announced that the SS Badger will be designated as the new continuance route of US Highway 10. Since 1926, Highway 10 has been divided between Ludington, MI and Manitowoc, WI by Lake Michigan.

Now, the historic carferry’s path will officially continue the highway’s route from state to state. The Badger’s trip from Ludington to Manitowoc is one of only two highway ferry services in the country.

The Badger has transported millions of passengers and their vehicles between the ports. The carferry was recently put into consideration for National Historic Landmark Designation by the United States Department of the Interior.


Motorcycle Crash Leaves One Dead, One in Critical Condition

Photo Courtesy of Mason County Press:

The Mason County Sherriff's office is reporting that there is one person dead and one critically injured after a motorcycle accident Sunday night. Scott Butler (53) of Ludington died last night when a Ford Fusion pulled out in front of him and his wife on their 2002 Harley Davidson motorcycle on Scottville Road in Eden Township.

The fusion, driven by 19 year old Leigh Kozminski of Houston Texas, was attempting a right hand turn into the path of the northbound motorcycle at Hawley Road. Scott Butler and his wife were ejected from the cycle; neither were wearing helmets.

Mr. Butler was pronounced dead at the scene. The passenger of the motorcycle, Melanie, was flown by Aero Med to Butterworth Hospital in Grand Rapids and put into a medically induced coma. Melanie remains in critical condition. 

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