Domestic assault, hit and run

February 9, 2015
Domestic assault, hit and run

OTTO TWP. — A 41-year-old Muskegon man was arrested for domestic assault Sunday, Feb. 8, at 8:50 pm. in the southern area of the county by the Oceana County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies, along with troopers from the Hart post of the Michigan State Police as backup, responded to a cabin near Sand Road, which is near Skeels Road at the…

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UPDATE: Coast guard attack, arson suspect ID’d

February 9, 2015
UPDATE: Coast guard attack, arson suspect ID’d

GOLDEN TWP. — The 34-year-old man who attacked the U.S. Coast Guard Station in Grand Haven early Sunday morning, Feb. 8, and is linked to the suspicious fire near Mears a few hours prior to the attack has been identified as Matthew Krueger. Lt. Craig Mast of the Oceana County Sheriff’s Office confirmed Krueger’s identity Monday morning, Feb. 9. Since…

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Recent deaths, Feb. 9, 2015.

February 9, 2015

Jean Urquhart, 90, of Stony Lake and Lansing, died Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015.  Harris Funeral Home, Shelby. Karen Brimmer, 64, of Rothbury, died Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015.  Harris Funeral Home, Shelby. List of 2015 deaths on record. 

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UPDATE: Suspicious fire and Grand Haven Coast Guard station attack linked

February 8, 2015
UPDATE: Suspicious fire and Grand Haven Coast Guard station attack linked

By Allison Scarbrough. OCP Editor. GOLDEN TWP. — The last known occupant of a garage destroyed in a suspicious fire at the end of Deer Road early Sunday morning, Feb. 8, is the same suspect currently in police custody after attacking the Grand Haven Coast Guard Station, according to the Oceana County Sheriff’s Office. The fire occurred at 4:06 a.m., and the…

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‘Suspicious fire’ destroys hobby garage

February 8, 2015
‘Suspicious fire’ destroys hobby garage

GOLDEN TWP. — A quaint hobby garage that had been somewhat of a landmark in the area located at the end of Deer Road near B-15 was totally destroyed in an early morning fire Sunday, Feb. 8. The blaze, which is being investigated by the Oceana County Sheriff’s Office, is suspicious said Hart Fire Chief Ken Klotz. No one was…

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The Light Chaser: Exposure and understanding ISO.

February 7, 2015
The Light Chaser: Exposure and understanding ISO.

This site is brought to you free through the generosity of our advertisers. Today we would like to feature a new advertiser, MyProLab.com, the official photographic lab of Media Group 31 (our parent company) and Alway Photography. The Light Chaser. A blog by Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief. Chapter 3: Exposure. Have you ever taken a picture that just turned out too light…

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Outdoors show to bring speakers, vendors to local enthusiasts.

February 7, 2015

MANISTEE TWP. (Manistee Co.) — A passion for the outdoors by two hunting partners has turned an event that they are hoping will become to premier outdoors show. Curtis Smith and Jimmy Stankowski said they wanted to help others develop their own successful hunting experiences. Last year they put together their first sports show. This year, the Michigan Sports Show…

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Grove 101 to perform benefit for Hart bands.

February 6, 2015
Grove 101 to perform benefit for Hart bands.

HART — Grove 101 will be performing a benefit concert at Hart Middle School auditorium on Friday, Feb. 20 at 8 p.m. Proceeds from the event will go towards the Hart Public Schools band program. Tickets are on sale at West Shore Bank in Ludington, Ruthie’s Music Cafe in Hart, the Hart Public Schools Central Business Office or at the…

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78th District Court arraignments

February 6, 2015
78th District Court arraignments

By Allison Scarbrough. OCP Editor. HART – The following were arraigned Wednesday, Feb. 4, in front of the 78th District Court magistrate: Felonies –      Joshua S. Brock, 25, of 3375 S. 104th Ave., Hesperia, was arrested Jan. 16 by the Michigan State Police (MSP) for a felony of fraud – welfare, failure to inform. Preliminary conference: Feb. 17 at 3…

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Troopers arrest domestic violence suspect

February 6, 2015
Troopers arrest domestic violence suspect

OCEANA COUNTY — The following is recent law enforcement activity: Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015 Michigan State Police, Hart post – 9:35 a.m., one-car property damage accident, M-20 and 96th Ave., Ferry Twp. – 11:30 a.m., a 57-year-old Montague man was arrested for domestic violence, 3000 block of Winston Rd., Grant Twp. Oceana County Sheriff’s Office – 4:10 p.m., two-car minor…

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Hart Winterfest this weekend

February 5, 2015
Hart Winterfest this weekend

HART — If you are looking for some outdoor winter fun, check out Hart-Winterfest this weekend. The celebration includes cross country skiing at John Gurney Park; an ice fishing tournament on Hart Lake; a broomball tournament Friday evening; a one-mile fun run Saturday morning; and a Soups-On fundraiser in front of La Probadita.  

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Juveniles get a close look at what they could face as adult criminals

February 5, 2015
Juveniles get a close look at what they could face as adult criminals

By Allison Scarbrough. OCP Editor. HART — A group of juvenile offenders recently received a valuable lesson as they watched adult criminals get sentenced in 27th Circuit Court; heard remarks from Judge Anthony Monton afterwards; and toured the county jail. The juveniles sat in the front row of the courtroom and listened intently to the judge and asked him questions…

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