The Land: Asparagus Day March 11 goes virtual. 

February 19, 2021

The Land: Asparagus Day March 11 goes virtual.  The Land is series telling the stories about local agriculture. It is a presentation of Peterson Farms, Inc., www.petersonfarmsinc.com. HART – Michigan State University (MSU) Extension and the Michigan Asparagus Industry Research Farm Advisory Committee have scheduled this year’s Oceana Asparagus Day for Thursday, March 11.  This will be the first ever…

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Sen. Bumstead working with restaurant industry on opening plan legislation. 

February 18, 2021

Sen. Bumstead working with restaurant industry on opening plan legislation.  LANSING — State Sen. Jon Bumstead (R, Newaygo) announced Thursday that he has joined with the Michigan Restaurant and Lodging Association to implement their data-driven plan to open the doors of Michigan’s struggling restaurants and hospitality businesses. “While I support safely opening up all sectors of Michigan’s economy immediately, the plan…

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HPD news, Feb. 18, 2021.

February 18, 2021

HPD news, Feb. 18, 2021. The following is recent activity of the Hart Police Department: Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021: 7:20 a.m., traffic hazard, Polk Road and Parmington Avenue, City of Hart. 11:29 a.m., suspicious situation, 300 block of Johnson Street, City of Hart. Friday, Feb. 12, 2021: 2:06 am., mental health complaint, 200 block of State Street, City of Hart.…

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Recent births, posted Feb. 18, 2021.

February 18, 2021

Recent births, posted Feb. 18, 2021. The following births have been reported: Wells Daniel Givens, the son of Sarah and Justin Givens of Pentwater, was born Sunday, February 14, 2021. Maverick Thomas Wilbur, the son of Megan Wright and Sean Wilbur of East Lake, was born Tuesday, February 16, 2021. Mason James Chafee, the son of Megan and Joseph Chafee of Custer, was…

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Recent deaths, posted Feb. 18, 2021

February 18, 2021

Recent deaths, posted Feb. 18, 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 been reported to OCP: Patrick Michael Walter, 50, of Shelby, died on Thursday, February 11, 2021. Barbara Elaine (Gale) Wiggers, 78, of New Era, died on Wednesday, February 17, 2021.…

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Shelby boy faces more amputations while battling rare COVID-19 condition.

February 17, 2021

Shelby boy faces more amputations while battling rare COVID-19 condition. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. SHELBY — Dae’Shun Jamison, 10, of Shelby has been diagnosed with a rare condition of COVID-19 which led to the amputation of his right leg, and soon his left leg and both hands will also be removed. The 10-year-old started getting headaches and then a high…

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MSP urges residents to stay safe during bitter cold.

February 16, 2021

MSP urges residents to stay safe during bitter cold. LANSING — With snow-covered roads today, Feb. 16, and below zero temperatures forecast to impact the state tonight, the Michigan State Police (MSP) is encouraging state residents and visitors to be extra cautious when going outdoors. “With the National Weather Service forecasting sub-zero temperatures, it’s important that Michiganders take steps to…

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Teen cited for OWI following crash.

February 16, 2021

Teen cited for OWI following crash. OTTO TOWNSHIP — An 18-year-old Rothbury man was cited by the Oceana County Sheriff’s Office for operating while intoxicated following a vehicle crash, Saturday, Feb. 13, shortly before 7 p.m. on South 116th Avenue, according to Oceana County Sheriff Craig Mast. No one was injured in the crash, Mast said. Please consider helping to…

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Winter adventure abounds at sports complex.

February 15, 2021

Winter adventure abounds at sports complex. Around the County is a presentation of Peterson Farms, Inc., www.petersonfarmsinc.com. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. NORTH MUSKEGON — Sometimes going “around the county” takes you “out of the county” when looking for outdoor adventure. If you’re seeking outdoor winter fun, go no further than the Muskegon Winter Sports Complex at the Muskegon State Park…

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Historical society seeks class reunion info.

February 15, 2021

Historical society seeks class reunion info. HART — The Oceana County Historical and Genealogical Society would like a copy of your high school class reunion announcements, booklets and address lists to add to its files. Named photographs are also appreciated.  “We’re interested in class reunion notices from any Oceana County school,” states Betty Driscoll, historical society board member. “We are…

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Obituary: Leolah Hope Boundy, 93, of Crystal Valley

February 15, 2021

Obituary: Leolah Hope Boundy, 93, of Crystal Valley Leolah Hope Boundy, 93, of Crystal Valley, passed away Sunday, February 14, 2021, at Oceana Medical Care Facility.  She was born July 11, 1927, in Crystal Valley, the daughter of Clarence and Bessie (Davis) Ruggles. Leolah graduated from Hart High School with the Class of 1945.  She was a very talented seamstress…

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Fire rips through apartment building.

February 12, 2021

Fire rips through apartment building. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART — A large, older model house that housed three or four apartments at 211 Wood St. sustained major damage due to a fire in the ceiling Friday afternoon, Feb. 12. No one was injured, said Hart Fire Chief Dwight Fuehring. Firefighters from Hart, Shelby-Benona, Ferry Township, Walkerville and Pentwater departments…

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