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Obituary: Fern Hilton, 70. of Pentwater.

February 27, 2021

Obituary: Fern Hilton, 70. of Pentwater. Fern Annette Hilton, 70, of Pentwater, passed away Friday, February 26, 2021, at home surrounded by her loving family. She was born September 21, 1950, in Cleveland, Ohio. She was the daughter of Norman and Lilyan (Duerinck) Johnson. She was a graduate from Lisle High School (Illinois) in 1968.  On April 24, 1976, Fern…

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78th District Court arraignments, Feb. 25, 2021.

February 25, 2021

78th District Court arraignments, Feb. 25, 2021. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART — The following were arraigned recently in 78th District Court: Felonies Tina Marie Castelo, 39, of 3955 W. Skeels Rd., Montague, was arrested by the Oceana County Sheriff’s Office (OCSO) for felonies of…

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County renews Life EMS contract for five years.

February 25, 2021

County renews Life EMS contract for five years. HART — The Oceana County Board of Commissioners unanimously agreed to renew its paramedic/emergency responder service agreement with Life EMS Ambulance through 2026.   This first five‐year renewal follows the board’s decision in 2018 to transition the county from an in‐house EMS operation — Oceana EMS — to a comprehensive service agreement with Life EMS Ambulance.     “It is of utmost importance to provide high quality care to our residents when they become sick  or injured, and Life EMS Ambulance continues to live up to its top reputation for the quality of care they offer,” said Oceana County Administrator Robert Sobie. “Since implementing our original service agreement, patients have benefited from our partnership with Life EMS to ensure they receive the best care possible.”     Sobie…

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Obituary: Cheryl Lynn Dennert, 63, of Crystal Valley.

February 25, 2021

Obituary: Cheryl Lynn Dennert, 63, of Crystal Valley. Cheryl Lynn Dennert, 63, of Crystal Valley, passed away Tuesday, February 23, 2021, at her home surrounded by family. She was born…

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Recent deaths, posted Feb. 25, 2021

February 25, 2021

Recent deaths, posted Feb. 25, 2021 This post is a presentation of Beads & Blooms Florist, 78 N. Jebavy Dr., Ludington, MI 49431; 231-425-4133. The following recent death information has…

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Pirate News: Tech guys by day; rock stars by night.

February 24, 2021

Pirate News: Tech guys by day; rock stars by night. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. Pirate News is a service of Hart Public Schools in cooperation with Oceana County Press.  HART…

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Speeding through the snow.

February 23, 2021

Speeding through the snow. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. Around the County is a presentation of Peterson Farms, Inc., www.petersonfarmsinc.com. ROTHBURY — Winter decided to show up later than normal this…

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Frontline healthcare workers receive ‘appreciation boxes’ full of treats.

February 23, 2021

Frontline healthcare workers receive ‘appreciation boxes’ full of treats. PENTWATER – Staff from the Community Foundation of Oceana County are showing their appreciation to local frontline healthcare workers by delivering…

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Spectrum Health community update, Feb. 23, 2021.

February 23, 2021

Spectrum Health community update, Feb. 23, 2021. LUDINGTON — Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital provides community updates regarding activities and current information. Some content will be related to the COVID-19 pandemic…

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Recent deaths, posted Feb. 23, 2021

February 23, 2021

Recent deaths, posted Feb. 23, 2021 This post is a presentation of Beads & Blooms Florist, 78 N. Jebavy Dr., Ludington, MI 49431; 231-425-4133. The following recent death information has…

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Closings and cancellations for Tuesday, Feb. 23.

February 23, 2021

Closings and cancellations for Tuesday, Feb. 23. The following Oceana County schools are closed Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021: Hart Public Schools Hesperia Community Schools Walkerville Public Schools Please consider helping…

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Weekend police news, Feb. 22, 2021.

February 22, 2021

          Weekend police news, Feb. 22, 2021. The following Oceana County Sheriff’s Office activity over the weekend: Friday, Feb. 19, 2021: 10 a.m., truancy, West Johnson…

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