Kendra Carr

All Things Considered host

Kendra Carr joined IPR as the All Things Considered host in 2019. She previously worked at WMOM in Ludington as the News Director. In 2017, WMOM received the Michigan Association of Broadcasters "Station of the Year" award. 

Kendra grew up in western Michigan. A proud graduate of Cottey College, she went on to receive her bachelor's degree from Western Michigan University. She began her career as a social worker in eviction prevention and homeless rehousing at Oceana's Home Partnership. 

Kendra is an avid actress, participating in everything from Shakespeare to musical theater and beyond.

Stormclouds loom overhead as Ella Skrocki ventures out onto the Frankfort Pier on Tuesday. According to the National Weather Service, some waves on the lake crested around 13 feet.
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UPDATE: September 23, 2020 - 11:30am

Around 10 A.M. Wednesday morning, recovery crews located the body of 12-year-old Lane Frame.

Frame was swept off the pier and into Lake Michigan by a large wave on Monday.

The boy's body was found in 10 feet of water and turned over to the medical examiner.

 

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Sheriffs of Michigan's 101st House district are questioning details of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s executive orders, according to a press release.

Michigan's 101st House district includes Leelanau, Benzie, Manistee and Mason counties. 

 


CDC

The number of positive coronavirus cases in Michigan jumped to 334 people, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.

The Detroit Free Press is also reporting that Michigan's death toll has also tripled. 

That brings the total number of people in Michigan who have died due to Coronavirus up to three. 

Grand Traverse County says it has no positive COVID-19 tests yet, although Munson is treating a Leelanau man at its Traverse City hospital.

Ludington Area School District

School districts across Michigan have bond proposals going to a vote on May 7.

Ludington Area Schools district is asking the community for a new elementary building, renovations to the middle and high school and improvements to technology, transportation, arts and athletic facilities.  

District Superintendent Jason Kennedy says the district needs signficant renovations.

"The average age of the facilities in Ludington is 64 years old," Kennedy says. "We need to consider doing more than just fixing and repairing the facilities."