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MSP: Avoid US 31 near festival.

June 25, 2019

MSP: Avoid US 31 near festival. #EF2019 #MichiganStatePolice ROTHBURY — The Hart post of the Michigan State Police is reminding Oceana County residents that traffic will be heavy on US 31 Wednesday, June 26, due to people arriving at the Electric Forest Festival. There will be “significant increases” of northbound festival traffic using exits 136 – Winston Road and 140…

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Thunderstorms possible this evening.

June 24, 2019

Thunderstorms possible this evening. Smith & Eddy Insurance Weather. The National Weather Service is reporting that thunderstorms are moving through western Michigan this evening. At 8 p.m. thunderstorms were approaching the Lake Michigan shore between Grand Haven and Ludington. The storms were moving east at…

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ICE, homeland security officers in the area.

June 24, 2019
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ICE, homeland security officers in the area. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART – Several officers from the US Department of Homeland Security and ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement) were in Oceana County Monday, June 24, but it has not been confirmed if anyone has been…

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Man absconds from probation by leaving the state, gets sentenced more than two decades later.

June 24, 2019

Man absconds from probation by leaving the state, gets sentenced more than two decades later. #OceanaCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART – A 39-year-old Shelby man was sentenced in 27th…

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Drunk driving arrests top weekend police activity.

June 24, 2019

Drunk driving arrests top weekend police activity. #OceanaCountyCrime The following is police activity in Oceana County over the weekend: Friday, June 21, 2019: 6:11 p.m., (Oceana County Sheriff’s Office), a…

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Obituary: Ruth Ann Kelley, 73, Hart. 

June 24, 2019

Obituary: Ruth Ann Kelley, 73, Hart.  Ruth Ann (Fradenburg) Kelley, 73, of Hart, went to be with her Lord and Savior June 20, 2019. She was born September 16, 1945,…

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September hunter education class registration now open.

June 24, 2019

September hunter education class registration now open. LOGAN TOWNSHIP (Mason County) — Hunter Education of Oceana County has opened registration for its September class to be held Saturday, Sept. 7…

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Pentwater museum offers audio narration.

June 22, 2019
Pentwater museum offers audio narration.

Pentwater museum offers audio narration. PENTWATER — A new tech tool has come to the Pentwater Historical Society Museum, located at 85 South Rutledge.  Imagine spending a few hours at the Museum learning…

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Recent deaths, posted June 22, 2019.

June 22, 2019

Recent deaths, posted June 22, 2019. #OceanaCountyDeaths The following recent deaths have been reported to OCP: Ruth Ann Kelley, 73, of Hart, died on Thursday, June 20, 2019. June Barber Bartholomew,…

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Engineering report indicates Longbridge bridge in good condition.

June 22, 2019

Engineering report indicates Longbridge bridge in good condition. PENTWATER TOWNSHIP — A recent engineering study of the Longbridge Road bridge has shown that the bridge is in good condition. On…

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Man gets probation for deadly pickup truck/motorcycle crash.

June 21, 2019

Man gets probation for deadly pickup truck/motorcycle crash. OceanaCountyNews By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART — A 46-year-old Spring Lake man received a one-year suspended jail sentence and one year probation…

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Several tools stolen in pole barn break-in.

June 21, 2019

Several tools stolen in pole barn break-in. #OceanaCountyCrime CRYSTAL TOWNSHIP – Several tools and other items were stolen during a breaking and entering of a newly-constructed pole barn in the…

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