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Vandal/vandals damage Ferry Township Hall.

May 11, 2021

Vandal/vandals damage Ferry Township Hall. FERRY TOWNSHIP — The Oceana County Sheriff’s Office is investigating damage that was caused to the Ferry Township Hall on South Green Street. Two windows and a few pieces of vinyl siding on the building were damaged. The parking lot was also damaged due to someone spinning donuts, according to the sheriff’s office. The incident was…

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Ranger UTV, camper trailer stolen.

May 11, 2021

Ranger UTV, camper trailer stolen. FERRY TOWNSHIP — The Oceana County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the theft of a 2012 Polaris Ranger utility vehicle valued at $6,000 and a 2001 Springdale TR Coach camping trailer valued at $4,000. The theft was reported at 7:17 p.m.…

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Homeless woman arrested after assaulting man, chasing him with broom.

May 11, 2021

Homeless woman arrested after assaulting man, chasing him with broom. LEAVITT TOWNSHIP — A 27-year-old homeless woman from the Shelby area was arrested by Oceana County sheriff’s deputies Sunday, May 9, around 4 p.m. on charges of aggravated assault and meth possession after allegedly assaulting…

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ESD superintendent thanks voters.

May 11, 2021

ESD superintendent thanks voters. Dear Editor, To everyone in the West Shore ESD’s boundaries, we would like to say thank you for approving the Special Education Millage Renewal proposal. At…

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Fire destroys house trailer.

May 11, 2021

Fire destroys house trailer. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. ROTHBURY — A fire at 2464 W. Scenic View Drive in the Oceana Shores subdivision destroyed a house trailer early Tuesday morning,…

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Twin Lake man pleads guilty to receiving, concealing stolen motorcycles.

May 10, 2021
Twin Lake man pleads guilty to receiving, concealing stolen motorcycles.

Twin Lake man pleads guilty to receiving, concealing stolen motorcycles. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART — A 22-year-old Twin Lake man lodged in the Muskegon County Jail on a property…

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Drunk driving death case headed to trial.

May 10, 2021

Drunk driving death case headed to trial. Editor’s note: A defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART — The drunk driving causing death case against…

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PWC meets Friday to plan Art & Wine event.

May 10, 2021

PWC meets Friday to plan Art & Wine event. PENTWATER — The Pentwater Women’s Club will hold its May meeting at the newly-renovated Park Place located at 310 Rush Street,…

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Obituary: Virginia ‘Ginny’ Dennert, 94, of Hart.

May 10, 2021

Obituary: Virginia ‘Ginny’ Dennert, 94, of Hart. Virginia Stella “Ginny” Dennert, 94, of Hart, passed away Friday, May 7, 2021. She was born October 7, 1926, in Hart, the daughter…

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Obituary: Betty Greiner, 92, of Hart.

May 10, 2021

Obituary: Betty Greiner, 92, of Hart. Betty Joann Greiner, 92, of Hart, passed away Sunday, May 9, 2021. She was born May 1, 1929, in Cedar Springs, the daughter of…

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Shelby Township launches new logo, website.

May 7, 2021

Shelby Township launches new logo, website. SHELBY TOWNSHIP — A newly rebranded Shelby Township has recently launched its brand-new website, www.shelbytownshipoceana.com. The new website brings all of the resources Shelby…

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Hart HS principal accepts superintendent position in UP. 

May 6, 2021

Hart HS principal accepts superintendent position in UP.  By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART – Hart High School Principal Brandon Bruce has resigned from his position to take a new job…

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Election results certified following disruption during first attempt.

May 6, 2021

Election results certified following disruption during first attempt. HART — The Oceana County Board of Canvassers certified the results of Tuesday’s special election Thursday morning, May 6, following an unsuccessful…

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Water Road construction project phase completed.

May 6, 2021

Water Road construction project phase completed. Concrete was removed this year, and the road will be repaved next year. HART — The first phase of road work on Water Road…

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‘Rhetoric’ questioning board’s authority delays election results certification.

May 5, 2021

‘Rhetoric’ questioning board’s authority delays election results certification. ‘The disruption resulted in all of the attendees leaving the meeting room.’ By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART — The Oceana County Board…

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