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Barber Steel Foundry to close.

September 19, 2019

Barber Steel Foundry to close. #OceanaCountyNews By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. ROTHBURY – Approximately 75 workers are losing their jobs as the Barber Steel Foundry is slated to close its doors within 60 days. “Today (Wednesday, Sept. 18), Wabtec announced its intent to close the Barber Steel manufacturing site in Rothbury, Michigan,” states an email message from Deia Campanelli, chief communications…

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Police news.

September 19, 2019

Police news. #OceanaCountyCrime The following is recent police activity in Oceana County: Monday, Sept. 16, 2019: – 6:55 p.m., (Michigan State Police), one-vehicle crash, no injuries, 180th Avenue near Garfield Road, Greenwood Township. Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019: – 12:26 a.m., (Oceana County Sheriff’s Office), methamphetamine…

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School addresses safety concerns following stun gun, knife incident.

September 18, 2019

School addresses safety concerns following stun gun, knife incident. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. PENTWATER – Pentwater Public School Superintendent Scott Karaptian called a meeting Wednesday afternoon, Sept. 18, addressing Monday’s incident which involved a student carrying a stun gun and knife at the high school.…

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Teen arrested for carrying stun gun, knife at school.

September 18, 2019

Teen arrested for carrying stun gun, knife at school. #OceanaCountyCrime PENTWATER – A 17-year-old man was arrested by the Pentwater Police Department Wednesday, Sept. 18, for allegedly carrying a stun…

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Community service projects needed.

September 18, 2019

Community service projects needed. HART – Do you have a nonprofit community organization in Oceana County that could use volunteer assistance? Oceana County Juvenile Court is looking for community service…

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Obituary; Julie Quinn, 67, Ludington.

September 18, 2019

Obituary; Julie Quinn, 67, Ludington. Julie A. Quinn, 67, of Ludington, lost her long battle with cancer on Tuesday, September 17, 2019.  Julie was born in Ludington on July 2,…

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Recent deaths, posted Sept. 18, 2019.

September 18, 2019

Recent deaths, posted Sept. 18, 2019. #OceanaCountyDeaths The following recent deaths have been reported to OCP: Julie Ann Quinn, 67, of Ludington, died on Tuesday, September 17, 2019.  A memorial service…

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County to test the CodeRED notification system Sept. 25.

September 17, 2019

County to test the CodeRED notification system Sept. 25. #OceanaCountyEmergencyManagement HART – The Oceana County Emergency Notification System, CodeRED, will be tested Wednesday, Sept. 25, to validate telephone numbers in…

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HPD report.

September 17, 2019

HPD report. #OceanaCountyCrime The following is recent activity of the Hart Police Department: Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019: – 12:49 a.m., a 43-year-old Walkerville woman was arrested on an outstanding HPD…

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Shelby man jailed for attempted strangulation.

September 17, 2019

Shelby man jailed for attempted strangulation. #OceanaCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART – A 26-year-old Shelby man was sentenced to four months in jail in 27th Circuit Court Monday, Sept.…

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County Board of Commissioners recognizes Constitution Day.

September 16, 2019

County Board of Commissioners recognizes Constitution Day.  HART — The Oceana County Board of Commissioners unanimously passed a resolution during its regular meeting last week to recognize Sept. 17 as…

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Shelby man faces prison for heroin.

September 16, 2019

Shelby man faces prison for heroin. #OceanaCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART – A 29-year-old Shelby man faces a prison term of 23 months to 20 years after pleading guilty…

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