North Breakwater Closed: To be Re-evaluated Today

A citizen calling the Ludington Police Department to report people walking on the North Breakwater in Ludington prompted police to block access amid heavy winds and waves. Ludington beach patrol, the City Manager, the Fire Chief, D.P.W. Superintendent, and the Police Chief agreed that the closure was warranted.  

Conditions will be re-evaluated today to determine when to re-open the North Breakwater. Riptide warning remains in effect today.


Man 'Intentionally Jumped Overboad' the Stewart J Cort says Steamship Company

Sunday morning at almost 2am a man went overboard while the ship the Stewart J Cort made its way from Burns Harbor, Indiana to Superior,Wisconsin. The missing man intentionally jumped overboard, according to Tom Wynne, the Steamship Company general counsel. Three Mason County Sherriff detectives and a deputy are meeting in Sault Ste. Marie this Monday morning to question the crew of the Stewart J Cort. The Mason County Sheriff's Office is assisting with the investigation.

Many boats assisted in the search for the overboard man inducing the SS badger, who journeyed up to big sable to assist. The Search was called off Sunday at 3pm due to high winds and waves. The mans body has still not been recovered.



$50,000 Prize Awarded Tonight in the "Shark Tank" Momentum Competition

Tonight is the night where we find out who will win $50,000 in the momentum business plan startup competition.

The "Shark Tank" style competition will have all five business finalists pitching their idea to a panel of judges. The public is invited to attend the competition. They take the Stage at the West Shore Community College Center Stage Auditorium tonight at 6pm.

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