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Local officials help draft new bus safety laws; take effect in October.

September 22, 2021

Local officials help draft new bus safety laws; take effect in October. West Shore School News is a presentation of West Shore Educational Service District in partnership with Oceana County Press. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. On Oct. 11, 2021, four new school bus safety laws take effect. The four laws were made possible mostly through the efforts of local school…

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78th District Court sentencings, Sept. 22, 2021.

September 22, 2021

78th District Court sentencings, Sept. 22, 2021. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART — The following were sentenced recently in 78th District Court: Adam Scott Schilz-Kissling, 30, of 206 N. Pine St., Shelby, was found guilty Sept. 7 of malicious destruction of personal property less than…

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Community foundation’s fall grant round opens.

September 22, 2021

Community foundation’s fall grant round opens. PENTWATER — The Community Foundation for Oceana County opened its fall 2021 Community Grant Round. Applications can be submitted at www.oceanafoundation.org through Oct. 15. During the spring Community Grant Round, the foundation awarded over $50,000 to area agencies, municipalities, and…

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Fly fishing group teaching fly tying. 

September 22, 2021

Fly fishing group teaching fly tying.  PENTWATER — The West Michigan Hacklers group is welcoming people interested in learning about fly fishing to attend sessions at the Pentwater Library, 402…

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Assistant prosecutor settles into new position.

September 21, 2021

  Assistant prosecutor settles into new position. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART — Kevin Harrrington II is the new chief assistant prosecutor for Oceana County. Harrington takes over for Chad…

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27th Circuit Court sentencings, Sept. 21, 2021.

September 21, 2021

27th Circuit Court sentencings, Sept. 21, 2021. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART — The following were sentenced by Judge Robert D. Springstead Monday, Sept. 20, in 27th Circuit Court: –…

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Walkerville woman seriously injured in Mason County crash.

September 21, 2021

Walkerville woman seriously injured in Mason County crash. AMBER TOWNSHIP, Mason County —  A 59-year-old Walkerville woman was seriously injured after the vehicle she was operating  westbound on Johnson Road…

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152nd and VanBuren intersection closed Tuesday.

September 21, 2021

152nd and VanBuren intersection closed Tuesday. CRYSTAL AND ELBRIDGE TOWNSHIPS — The intersection of 152nd Avenue and VanBuren Road is closed Tuesday, Sept. 21, until noon for road construction, according…

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Teen injured after being thrown from ATV.

September 20, 2021

Teen injured after being thrown from ATV. CLAYBANKS TOWNSHIP — An 18-year-old Shelby man was transported to Mercy Health Partners in Muskegon after being thrown from a 2019 Polaris Sportsman…

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Man injures wrist in 3-vehicle crash.

September 20, 2021

Man injures wrist in 3-vehicle crash. GREENWOOD TOWNSHIP — One person was injured in a three-vehicle crash at Garfield Road and 200th Avenue Thursday, Sept. 16, shortly before 7:30 p.m.…

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Police news, Sept. 20, 2021.

September 20, 2021

Police news, Sept. 20, 2021. The following is Oceana County Sheriff’s Office activity over the weekend: Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021: 9:04 p.m., a 28-year-old Hart man was arrested for driving…

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Logging truck on fire near Hesperia.

September 20, 2021

Logging truck on fire near Hesperia. GREENWOOD TOWNSHIP — Report of a logging truck on fire at 168th Avenue and Garfield Road Monday, Sept. 20, shortly before 2:30 p.m.

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Dive team explores 80-year-old Lake Michigan shipwreck near the sand dunes.

September 17, 2021

Dive team explores 80-year-old Lake Michigan shipwreck near the sand dunes. GOLDEN TOWNSHIP — The Oceana County Sheriff’s Office Dive Team explored an 80-year-old shipwreck in Lake Michigan near the…

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Boater criminally charged for hitting woman on Wave Runner.

September 17, 2021

Boater criminally charged for hitting woman on Wave Runner. HART — A 70-year-old Grand Haven man has been charged with a high-court misdemeanor in connection to a boating accident that…

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Fire board to buy station from city to make $230,000 in improvements.

September 17, 2021

Fire board to buy station from city to make $230,000 in improvements. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART — The Hart Area Fire Administrative Board plans to purchase the fire station from the…

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