The Light Chaser: Aperture.

February 21, 2015
The Light Chaser: Aperture.

The Light Chaser is brought to you by MyProLab.com, a professional photographic lab offering services to the consumer market. MyProLab.com, the official photographic lab of Media Group 31 (our parent company) and Alway Photography. The Light Chaser. A blog by Rob Alway.  Chapter 5: Exposure — Aperture. Over the past two weeks we have been discussing exposure. In Chapter 3, we discussed…

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Shelby issues run water notice

February 20, 2015

SHELBY — The Village of Shelby issued a run water notice Friday, Feb. 20. “The Village of Shelby is advising customers in the area that several water line freezes have occurred,” the notice states. “Homeowners may protect their lines by running a stream of cold water the diameter of a thin pencil in one faucet continuously. The village will advise…

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Pentwater issues run water notice

February 20, 2015

PENTWATER — Because of the extreme cold, the Village of Pentwater issued a run water notice Friday, Feb. 20. “Because of extremely cold temperatures, the Village of Pentwater wants all customers to run a constant stream of water that is slightly larger than the size of a thin pencil,” the notice states. The order will be in effect until March…

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Firefighters save home from blaze

February 20, 2015

NEWFIELD TWP. — Hesperia and Ferry Township firefighters saved a home, located at 8817 E. Loop Rd., from an electrical fire Friday morning, Feb. 20. Firefighters were dispatched to the scene at approximately 10 a.m. Fremont Fire Department was also dispatched but later told to disregard, said Hesperia Assistant Fire Chief Bob Eichenberg. “Smoke was coming from the attic,” Eichenberg…

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Run water notice issued

February 20, 2015

HART — Due to extremely cold weather causing a high rate of water service freeze-ups, the City of Hart is requesting that ALL customers continuously run their water until further notice. The city made the announcement Friday, Feb. 20 Customers should run a stream of cold water the diameter of a thin pencil in one faucet 24 hours per day.…

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Car vs. plow truck crash; man arrested for assault

February 20, 2015
Car vs. plow truck crash; man arrested for assault

SHELBY TWP. — No injuries were reported in a car vs. plow truck crash that occurred Thursday, Feb. 19, at 1:12 p.m. on US-31 near Hayes Road, the Hart post of the Michigan State Police reported. In a separate incident, a 56-year-old Montague man was arrested for assault and disorderly person at the Rothbury Wesco Thursday at 2:10 p.m. Other…

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Widespread power outage hits county; extreme cold causes wire to snap

February 20, 2015

By Allison Scarbrough. OCP Editor. OCEANA COUNTY — A large portion of the county lost power early Friday morning, Feb. 20, and some residents in the New Era/Rothbury area remain without power. “A static, unenergized wire at the top of a pole fell into energized wires for Consumers Energy and Great Lakes Energy,” said Roger Morgenstern, senior public information director…

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Recent death, Feb. 20, 2015.

February 20, 2015

Donald ‘Ed’ Thaler,  57, of Shelby, passed away on February 18, 2015.  King Funeral Home & Cremation Services , Hart. List of 2015 deaths on record. 

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Closings, cancellations, Feb. 20, 2015.

February 20, 2015
Closings, cancellations, Feb. 20, 2015.

Closings and cancellations are sponsored by Smith & Eddy Insurance of Scottville, Manistee and Ludington. Closings and cancellations for Friday, Feb. 20, 2015: This list may be updated. Shelby Schools Hart Schools Hesperia Schools Oceana Christian School Walkerville Schools Oceana Council on Aging

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This week’s arraignments

February 19, 2015
This week’s arraignments

By Allison Scarbrough, OCP Editor. HART – The following were arraigned this week in front of the 78th District Court Magistrate: Misdemeanors –      Wade Jeffrey Holman, 24, of 6502 W. Filmore Rd., Mears, was arrested Feb. 1 by the Oceana County Sheriff’s Office (OCSO) for a misdemeanor of operating under the influence of liquor (OUIL), second offense. Pretrial: March 3…

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MSP: dangerous conditions causing minor crashes

February 19, 2015
MSP: dangerous conditions causing minor crashes

HART — Lake-effect snow, frigid temperatures and whiteout conditions are creating dangerous travel conditions, but no major accidents have been reported. The Michigan State Police post has been dispatched to several minor crashes throughout the day Wednesday, Feb. 18; overnight; and into Thursday morning, Feb. 19. “The troopers were busy all day and through the night,” Trooper Dan Thomas said.…

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CSC complaint, minor crashes

February 19, 2015
CSC complaint, minor crashes

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