Judge Monton among service club speakers

January 28, 2015
Judge Monton among service club speakers

PENTWATER — The Pentwater Service Club has lined up three interesting speakers in February, including 27th Circuit Court Judge Anthony Monton, retired NASA scientist Dr. Gerry Taylor and Pentwater attorney John “Buz” Graettinger. Graettinger, a Pentwater Service Club member, will talk Feb. 12 about a new Michigan law that can provide more favorable tax treatment for children who inherit residential…

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MSP investigates stalking complaint

January 28, 2015
MSP investigates stalking complaint

ELBRIDGE TWP. — Troopers from the Hart post of the Michigan State Police are investigating a threats/stalking complaint received Tuesday, Jan. 27, at 2:40 p.m. on 160th Avenue. No arrests have been made, and the case is under investigation. Troopers are also investigating a domestic assault reported Monday, Jan. 26, at 4:35 p.m. in the 4000 block of Hayes Road…

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Today’s sheriff report

January 28, 2015
Today’s sheriff report

HART — The following is Oceana County Sheriff’s Office activity from Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015: – 12:01 a.m., domestic assault, 400 block of E. Hanover St. – 3:03 a.m., harassment, 3000 block of Tahoe Trail. – 4:38 a.m., suspicious situation, 600 block of E. Main St. – 8:28 a.m., car-deer crash, 2600 block of N. Oceana Dr. – 10:24 a.m.,…

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OCS receives $1,371 grant from Great Lakes Energy

January 28, 2015
OCS receives $1,371 grant from Great Lakes Energy

HART — Oceana Christian School recently received a $1,371 grant from Great Lakes Energy for a LEGO® robotics construction set. The grant allows OCS fifth and sixth grade teacher Karrie Edwards to purchase the robotics set, software and activity packs, which will help her students develop critical thinking skills as they learn about the science behind building and programming robot…

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Shelby Winter Blast this Saturday

January 28, 2015
Shelby Winter Blast this Saturday

SHELBY — Are you looking for some weekend fun to cure the winter blues? Check out the Second Annual Shelby Winter Blast, which runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. this Saturday, Jan. 31. The winter celebration kicks off with a pancake breakfast hosted by the Shelby Rotary Club at the Shelby Congregational Church, featuring the music of Shelby Public…

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Local families to appear on Rachael Ray Show

January 27, 2015
Local families to appear on Rachael Ray Show

By Allison Scarbrough. OCP Editor. SILVER LAKE — In less than a week since local food blogger and businesswoman Gina Ferwerda’s appearance on the popular Rachael Ray Show, her daughter Ariana and friend Alicia Kolenda will be on the show Wednesday, Jan. 28. Gina Ferwerda’s video appeared on the show last Thursday, Jan. 22, when she prepared her “Defend the…

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High school improvements focus of bond election

January 27, 2015
High school improvements focus of bond election

See video here. By Allison Scarbrough. OCP Editor. HART — A high school that has had few renovations since it was built nearly 60 years ago is the focus of a 2-mill bond issue set to go before Hart Public School voters Tuesday, May 5. Making the campus better for “our kids, our community, our future” is the goal, said…

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Quick action saves home from chimney fire

January 27, 2015
Quick action saves home from chimney fire

By Allison Scarbrough. OCP Editor. CLAYBANKS TWP. — Sharon Rabe was just about to leave her home at 6263 S. 36th Ave. and head to bible study Tuesday, Jan. 27, at around 8 a.m. when her son John alerted her that flames were shooting out of their chimney. Sharon immediately called 911, and fire crews from Grant Township and Shelby-Benona…

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Recent deaths.

January 27, 2015

Oceana County Press has traditionally run the death notices in one of the side columns of the site, above the advertising. We have had requests to post these on our social media sites as well. Beginning today, the notices will appear as regular postings on our site, and therefore will also be posted automatically to our Facebook and Twitter feeds,…

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Assaults, jewelry theft

January 26, 2015
Assaults, jewelry theft

HART — The following is weekend activity of the Oceana County Sheriff’s Office: Friday, Jan. 23, 2015 – 2:56 a.m., assault, 800 block of W. Tyler Rd. – 8:40 a.m., larceny of jewelry, 3000 block of W. Baker Rd. – 9:20 a.m., fraud, 7600 block of S. Michigan Ave. – 12:14 p.m., fraud, reported to the sheriff’s office. – 7:20…

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Bomb squad removes live grenade from garage

January 26, 2015
Bomb squad removes live grenade from garage

By Allison Scarbrough. OCP Editor. SHELBY — A live grenade believed to be roughly 60 years old that was discovered in a residential garage Sunday afternoon, Jan. 25, was turned over to the Michigan State Police Bomb Squad Monday, Jan. 26. The Oceana County Sheriff’s Office and the Shelby-Benona Fire Department were dispatched to the residence in the 200 block…

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Drunk driving arrest, minor crashes

January 26, 2015
Drunk driving arrest, minor crashes

HART TWP. — Troopers from the Hart post of the Michigan State Police arrested a 44-year-old Sparta man for operating while intoxicated at US-31 and Tyler Road Friday, Jan. 23, at 6:41 p.m. Other weekend MSP activity in Oceana County: Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015: – 12 p.m., conservation violation – solid waste, 2000 block of S. Oceana Dr., Shelby Twp.…

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