78th District Court sentencings, July 16, 2020.

July 16, 2020

78th District Court sentencings, July 16, 2020. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART – The following were sentenced recently in 78th District Court: – Michael Jacob Martin, 41, of 2137 Estes St., Muskegon, pleaded “no contest” July 6 to attempted fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct (CSC) and was sentenced to one year in jail beginning Aug. 3 and $450 in fines and…

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Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital Bi-Weekly Update, July 16, 2020.

July 16, 2020

Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital Bi-Weekly Update, July 16, 2020. The following was submitted by Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital: If you have specific questions about hospital operations, please contact the hospital directly at 231-843-2591. The hospital does not respond to questions asked on the MCP or OCP Facebook pages LUDINGTON —Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital is transitioning to a bi-weekly community update…

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The Land: Labor shortage hits local cherry industry.

July 15, 2020

The Land: Labor shortage hits local cherry industry. By Allison Scarbrough and Rob Alway, Media Group 31. The Land is a series telling the stories about local agriculture. It is a presentation of Peterson Farms, Inc. OCEANA COUNTY — A labor shortage caused by the COVID-19 pandemic is hitting local farmers hard, and cherry farmers right now are feeling the…

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Great Lakes Task Force chairs discuss stopping Asian carp

July 15, 2020

Great Lakes Task Force chairs discuss stopping Asian carp GRANDVILLE — Today, co-chairs of the House Great Lakes Task Force Bill Huizenga (R-MI), Marcy Kaptur (D-OH), Debbie Dingell (D-MI) and David Joyce (R-OH), released the following statements after the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee passed the Water Resources Development Act of 2020 (WRDA), authorizing the construction of a multilayered system to…

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Recent births, posted July 15, 2020

July 15, 2020

Recent births, posted July 15, 2020 The birth announcements are a presentation of Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital.  The following births have been reported: (Unless indicated otherwise, births took place at Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital). Evelyn Bosquez, the daughter of Fabiola and Bryant Basquez of Hart, was born on Wednesday, July 8, 2020. Payton Lynn Rogers, the daughter of Taylor Sheeley and…

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Drive-through COVID-19 testing at Hart High School Friday.

July 14, 2020

Drive-through COVID-19 testing at Hart High School Friday. HART – District Health Department #10 is offering free drive-through community testing for COVID-19 Friday, July 17, at Hart High School from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The testing site is a collaborative effort with the National Guard, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, local law enforcement and emergency management, and…

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Muskegon man sent to prison for probation violation.

July 14, 2020

Muskegon man sent to prison for probation violation. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART — A 31-year-old Muskegon man was sentenced in 27th Circuit Court Monday, July 13, to 23 months to five years in prison for probation violation. Keith James Mueller, of 2346 Lincoln Park Dr., was on probation for a felony conviction of larceny by conversion $1,000-$20,000. He still…

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Brewery closes after employee tests positive for COVID-19.

July 14, 2020

Brewery closes after employee tests positive for COVID-19. “We hope to reopen at some point in the near future for to-go food, beer and wine, and we will still be in operation as a production microbrewery, small wine maker and small distiller.” HART — Big Hart Brewing Co. announced that it will be closed temporarily after an employee tested positive…

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27th Circuit Court sentencings.

July 14, 2020

27th Circuit Court sentencings. #OceanaCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART – The following were sentenced recently in 27th Circuit Court: – Richard Alan Lattin, Jr., 29, of 166 Hoskins St., Hesperia, was found guilty March 16 of methamphetamine possession and was sentenced June 8 to 90 days in jail with credit for six days served; driver’s license suspended 180 days/restricted…

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Police news.

July 14, 2020

Police news. #OceanaCountyCrime The following is police activity in Oceana County Monday, July 13, 2020: – 1:11 a.m., (Oceana County Sheriff’s Office), disorderly conduct, West 3rd Street, Village of Shelby. – 6:27 a.m., (OCSO), a 38-year-old Hart man was arrested for domestic violence and bond violation, southbound US 31, Hart Township. – 12:42 p.m., (OCSO), domestic assault, East Wilke Road,…

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Shelby woman and father arrested for home invasion, assault in Mason County.

July 13, 2020

Shelby woman and father arrested for home invasion, assault in Mason County. #MasonCountyCrime SHERIDAN TOWNSHIP, Mason County — A father and his adult daughter have been arrested after allegedly breaking into and assaulting a Sheridan Township man. According to Mason County Sheriff Kim Cole, deputies from Mason County Sheriff’s Office and troopers from Michigan State Police Hart Post were dispatched…

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Pentwater Homecoming parade and fireworks cancelled. 

July 13, 2020

Pentwater Homecoming parade and fireworks cancelled.  PENTWATER — The Pentwater Chamber of Commerce has canceled the annual Homecoming Grand Parade and fireworks display, due to COVID-19 concerns. “Celebrating Homecoming with the entire community is one of my favorite experiences of the year,” Executive Director Eva Gregwer said. “Many people have gone to this event year after year since they were…

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