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Ludington Area School District Board Meeting 10/15

The Ludington Area School District Board of Education met yesterday evening. Presented was an update on facilities planning from Superintendent Jason Kennedy. An overview of all the ideas that have been presented during community forums for facilities upgrades and expansions were reviewed by the board.

Facilities have been a very big focus by the district as they discuss and put their final plan together so that it can be presented in November for consideration. During the meeting the board also scheduled a special workshop meeting to discuss facilities, that will be at 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday, October 29. The location is yet to be determined.

The district is also still running it’s community feedback survey that will end November 1st where you can give your input. That can be found at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/LAS_communitysurvey

Ludington Orioles Football Playoff Eligible After 56-15 Win Over Stockbridge

The Ludington Orioles beat the Stockbridge Panthers 56-15 at home this friday. The O's are now 6-2 on the season which makes them playoff eligible. The last time the Orioles made the playoffs was 2016. They have never won a playoff game in football. Ludington had a great running game against Stockbridge where they racked up a total of 362 rushing yards. The Orioles will finish off the season at 1-7 Mason County Central. MCC got their first win of the season last week on the road against Shelby 62-7. MCC's running back Austin Hoffman ran for 233 yards in their blowout victory. 

WMOM will have all the action for the Ludington and Mason County Central football game this friday at 7 PM. Pre game starts at 6:40.

Meet the Candidates: Ludington 5th Ward City Council Seat

The local election is coming up.  WMOM is attempting to interview as many candidates campaigning for contested seats in Mason County. We are recently shined the spotlight on the race for the Ludington fifth ward council seat.  Wally Cain Joined us on the Morning Show on October 11th. He is the incumbent after being appointed when Nick Tykowski resigned. He will face Angela Serna in the general election and she just joined us on the Morning Show on October 12th. You can hear the interviews in the media section at the bottom of the post.

In the next few weeks we will continue to have interviews with other candidates for local races right here on WMOM.

Ludington Is Being Recognized for Water Fluoridation Quality

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Oral Health Unit is recognizing 50 Michigan public water systems for being awarded the Water Fluoridation Quality Award from the CDC.

The award recognizes those communities that maintained a consistent level of optimally fluoridated water throughout 2017. A total of 1,499 water systems in 30 states received the award, and Ludington is on the List.

Fluoridation is the adjustment of fluoride in the water to a level that is optimal for preventing tooth decay. According to the CDC, drinking fluoridated water keeps teeth strong and reduces cavities by about 25 percent in children and adults.

Ludington Oriole Football Week 8

Tune in Friday, Oct. 12 as the Orioles are back home to take on the Stockbridge Panthers in Week 8 action at Oriole Field.

The Orioles are coming off a 35-6 win over Wyoming Lee and can become playoff eligible with a win over the Panthers.

If you can't make it out to Oriole Field, then tune in to WMOM 102.7 FM with the kickoff set for 7 p.m. and listen in as "The Voice of the Orioles", play-by-play man Todd "Scoop" Hansen and color commentary man, Adam Zelek bring you all of the exciting and hard-hitting action!

The Pre-Game Show begins right around 6:40 p.m. at www.wmom.fm/live with the Western Land Services kickoff set for 7 p.m.

The Orioles are 5-2 overall and 2-2 in the Lakes 8 Conference while the Panthers are 1-6 overall and 1-4 in the Greater Lansing Activities Conference.

The Ludington Area Schools/WMOM Oriole Player in the Spotlight will be Alex Mendez. Alex wears jersey #60 and plays as a defensive lineman. His interview will air at halftime.

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