Hardy re-elected to county board.

August 3, 2022

Hardy re-elected to county board. OCEANA COUNTY — Incumbent Craig Hardy (R) defeated Elijah den Engelse (R) and Peggy Wittman (R) to retain his seat on the Oceana County Board of Commissioners, representing District 3. Hardy tallied 603 votes; den Engelse 161; and Wittman 115. The third district includes Elbridge and Hart townships and the City of Hart. Wittman said…

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Morse re-elected to county board.

August 2, 2022

Morse re-elected to county board. OCEANA COUNTY — Incumbent Phil Morse (R) defeated Joshua Draper (R) 505-381 in the primary election Tuesday, Aug. 2, to retain his seat on the Oceana County Board of Commissioners representing District 2. The second district includes Ferry and Shelby townships. Please consider helping to fund local news. Mason County Press and Oceana County Press…

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Grant Township Trustee Mischler edges Fekken.

August 2, 2022

Grant Township Trustee Mischler edges Fekken. OCEANA COUNTY — Grant Township Trustee Bill Mischler, who was the incumbent, edged Gerrit Fekken 238-211 on the Republican ticket of the Aug. 2 primary. It was the only contested race among the township boards during Tuesday’s election. Please consider helping to fund local news. Mason County Press and Oceana County Press are available…

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Portion of Loop Road closed for construction.

August 2, 2022

Portion of Loop Road closed for construction. FERRY TOWNSHIP — Loop Road between 148th and 154th avenues is closed beginning Tuesday, Aug. 2, until further notice for repaving, according to the Oceana County Road Commission. Local residents will be able to access their homes. Please consider helping to fund local news. Mason County Press and Oceana County Press are available…

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Police search for runaway.

August 2, 2022

UPDATE: RILEY HAS BEEN LOCATED AND RETURNED HOME. Police search for runaway. OTTO TOWNSHIP — The Oceana County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a 12-year-old runaway. Riley Hunter was last seen Monday, Aug. 1, around 5 p.m. at her Rothbury-area home on East McKinley Road.  Riley weighs 100 pounds and has brown hair and blue eyes. She was last seen…

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Community to break ground on Getty Park renovations Saturday.

August 2, 2022

Community to break ground on Getty Park renovations Saturday. SHELBY — The anticipation of the renovation of Getty Park has finally arrived. After a failed trust fund grant application in 2019 for the park’s renovation, the village council did not give up.  Village council members considered the failed grant application as extra motivation and dedication to bring Getty Park up…

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Recent births, posted Aug. 2, 2022

August 2, 2022

Recent births, posted Aug. 2, 2022 Please consider helping to fund local news. Mason County Press and Oceana County Press are available for free thanks to the generous support of our advertisers and individuals. Three ways to help us: Venmo: @MasonCountyPress; Paypal: [email protected]; Mail a check to PO BOX 21, Scottville, MI 49454. The following births have been reported: California…

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Obituary: Michael Gwillim, 34, of Pentwater.

August 2, 2022

Obituary: Michael Gwillim, 34, of Pentwater. Michael Golo Gwillim, 34, of Pentwater passed away on Sunday, June 12, 2022 with friends and family by his side after a lengthy hospital stay.  He was born Golo Eduardo DeHerder on October 26, 1987 to Alida DeHerder, and was also known as Golo Maldonado. After his mother’s death in 1995, Golo was adopted by…

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Hart Community Performing Arts Series announces star-studded season.

August 2, 2022

Hart Community Performing Arts Series announces star-studded season. HART — The Hart Community Performing Arts Series has announced its schedule of visiting artists for the 2022–2023 concert season.  The series is a project of the Hart Community Performing Arts Association in cooperation with the Hart Public Schools. The season begins Friday, Sept. 23, with a performance by the members of…

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Defendant in stabbing case pleads not guilty by reason of insanity.

August 1, 2022

Defendant in stabbing case pleads not guilty by reason of insanity. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART — A 46-year-old Detroit man accused of stabbing a man and assaulting another man and woman at the Lucky Lake Campground in Grant Township a year ago pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity in 51st Circuit Court Monday, Aug. 1. Mario Louis Corsetti…

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Hesperia man pleads guilty to stealing catalytic converter.

August 1, 2022

Hesperia man pleads guilty to stealing catalytic converter. HART — A 35-year-old Hesperia man pleaded guilty in 51st Circuit Court Monday, Aug. 1, to larceny $1,000-$20,000 for stealing a catalytic converter from a vehicle, according to Oceana County Prosecutor Joseph Bizon. Jason Alan Ennis, of 5430 E. Arthur Rd., is scheduled to appear for sentencing for the felony conviction, Sept.…

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Man receives jail term for assaulting girlfriend at hotel.

August 1, 2022

Man receives jail term for assaulting girlfriend at hotel. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART — A 34-year-old man was sentenced to 130 days in jail Monday, Aug. 1, in 51st Circuit Court for a conviction of third-offense domestic violence, according to Oceana County Prosecutor Joseph Bizon. John Paul Redmond, whose last known address is 101 S. 72nd Ave. in Shelby,…

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Boater safety classes this week.

August 1, 2022

Boater safety classes this week. PENTWATER — Sign up for free boater safety classes set for Thursday and Friday, Aug. 4 and 5, from 8 a.m. to noon at the Pentwater Yacht Club to earn a boater safety certificate. The class will be taught by Deputy Tim Simon, who is head of the marine division of the Oceana County Sheriff’s…

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Suspects flee police in stolen car.

August 1, 2022

Suspects flee police in stolen car. LEAVITT TOWNSHIP — Two suspects in a stolen 2010 Toyota Scion fled from police who were in pursuit of them Saturday, July 30, around 1:45 p.m. on North 176th Avenue, said Oceana County Sheriff Craig Mast. Deputies used stop sticks in an attempt to stop the fleeing car but were unsuccessful in the apprehension,…

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The Smokin’ Dobroleles to perform at New Era Farmers’ Market.

July 29, 2022

The Smokin’ Dobroleles to perform at New Era Farmers’ Market. NEW ERA — The Smokin’ Dobroleles are set to perform at New Era Farmers’ Market Tuesday, Aug. 9, beginning at 5 p.m. The farmers market, located at 1820 Ray Ave., begins at 4 p.m. with the Kids Power of Produce Club including story time with Read Early Read Often. A…

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