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Stories with place: Ludington
  • Piping plover nest prompts protection at West Michigan beach 
    Updated: May-18-15 8:02 pm

    LUDINGTON, Michigan - A nesting pair of endangered birds have set up home at a Lake Michigan shoreline park, prompting western Michigan authorities to protectively rope off 10,000 square feet of beach.

  • US OKs coal-fired ferry for another season on Lake Michigan 
    Updated: May-14-15 9:20 pm

    LUDINGTON, Michigan - Operators of a 63-year-old coal-fired passenger ferry that carries people and cars across Lake Michigan between Wisconsin and Michigan have made the necessary environmental improvements to keep the vintage vessel in service, U.S. regulators announced Thursday.