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Administrator credits DPW’s quick response for containing spill.

September 24, 2018

Administrator credits DPW’s quick response for containing spill. SHELBY – Village Administrator Robert Widigan credits the village DPW team for quickly containing Friday’s sewage spill caused by a power outage at a lift station on Industrial Drive. “On Friday, Sept. 21, 2018 around 4:15 p.m. there was a power outage (reason unknown at this time) on Industrial Drive (near Valley…

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Power outage causes sewage spill.

September 22, 2018

Power outage causes sewage spill. SHELBY – A power outage on Industrial Drive in the Village of Shelby caused a sewer spill at a lift station Friday, Sept. 21, according to a press release issued by Village Administrator Rob Widigan. “As a result, for approximately…

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Republic ends trash pickup for 1,300 Oceana customers.

September 21, 2018

Republic ends trash pickup for 1,300 Oceana customers. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. OCEANA COUNTY – Republic Services of Jenison is ceasing trash pickup for 1,300 Oceana County residences by the end of next week. Several of those affected by the discontinuation of garbage pickup are…

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West Michigan CMH to receive additional $4 million for additional services.

September 21, 2018

West Michigan CMH to receive additional $4 million for additional services. KALAMAZOO — West Michigan Community Mental Health is getting an additional $4 million in funding over the next two…

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Recent births, reported Sept. 21, 2018

September 21, 2018
Recent births, reported Sept. 21, 2018

Recent births, reported Sept. 21, 2018 #OceanaCountyBirths Births took place at Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital, unless indicated otherwise.  Felica Marie Fruta White, the daughter of Marjoy and Luke White of Pentwater, was…

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Warrant, probation violation arrests top police activity.

September 21, 2018

​Warrant, probation violation arrests top police activity. #OceanaCountyCrime The following is recent police activity in Oceana County: Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018: – 1:42 p.m., (Hart Police Department), wellbeing check, 600…

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78th District Court arraignments.

September 21, 2018

78th District Court arraignments. #OceanaCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART – The following were arraigned recently in 78th District Court: – George Andrew Gentz, 41, of 2349 118th Ave., Shelby,…

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78th District Court sentencings.

September 21, 2018

78th District Court sentencings. #OceanaCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART – The following were sentenced recently in 78th District Court: – Adam Jeffrey Ohs, 29, of 2517 Morton Ave., Muskegon,…

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Hashing out legalized marijuana.

September 20, 2018

Hashing out legalized marijuana. #HighExpectationsUnderstandingLegalizedMarijuana #OceanaLeads SHELBY – Oceana Leads, a substance abuse prevention coalition, is hosting a discussion regarding the Nov. 6 ballot proposal to legalize recreational marijuana in…

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Obituary: Marsha Lillich, 54, Grand Rapids. 

September 20, 2018

Obituary: Marsha Lillich, 54, Grand Rapids.  Marsha Usiak Lillich went to her heavenly home on September 18, 2018. She was born in Hart on April 5, 1964 to Paul and Barbara…

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Child Passenger Safety Week Sept. 23-29.

September 19, 2018

Child Passenger Safety Week Sept. 23-29. LANSING – The Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning (OHSP) and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) want to remind parents…

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Festival goer still missing after 2 1/2 months.

September 18, 2018

Festival goer still missing after 2 1/2 months. #ElectricForestFestival THIS STORY WAS UPDATED FRIDAY, SEPT. 21, 2018. ROTHBURY — It has been over two and a half months since Electric…

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