A Ludington man is injured after a scooter accident.
The first round of elections are over and the results reveal Paul Spaniola and Susan Sniegowski will go head to head for the 51st Circuit Court Judge seat, in November's election. It was a close race between the Mason County Prosecutor and former prosecutor... but Spaniola took the number one spot for most votes. Although, Lake County Prosecuting Attorney Craig Cooper had the highest number of votes in Lake County... it wasn't enough to advance. Other winners for the night include Wally Taranko who took the most votes to hold Mason County's District One County Commission seat and Steven Hull will be District Five's new representative.
With more yes votes in Mason and Oceana County, the Mason-Oceana 9-1-1 new millage request of .14 mills for six years passed on yesterday's ballot. The new millage request will help fund the center through 2019, the year when all bond payments on the center are complete. The increase will finance equipment, the facility and the day-to-day operations of a 9-1-1 dispatch service center. The millage was necessary due to persistent declines in the center's surcharge revenues that account for 78% of their funding.