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News alert: Grass fire on Stony Lake Road

April 15, 2024

CLAYBANKS TOWNSHIP — Firefighters responded to a grass fire on West Stony Lake Road Monday, April 15, around 3:40 p.m. Multiple departments were dispatched and commanded to stage at the Stony Lake Lutheran Church.

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Buchanan Road to close for maintenance beginning April 22

April 15, 2024

  FERRY TOWNSHIP — Buchanan Road from 144th to 160th avenues will be closed beginning Monday, April 22, until further notice for road maintenance, according to the Oceana County Road Commission. Local residents will be able to access their homes.   Receive daily MCP and…

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Woman arrested on warrant found in possession of meth during jail booking

April 15, 2024

HART — A 39-year-old Scottville woman arrested by Michigan State Police troopers in Mason County Saturday, April 13, shortly after 10 p.m. on a failure to appear warrant issued in Oceana County was transported to the Oceana County Jail where she was found to be…

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Pentwater school begins superintendent interviews

April 15, 2024

PENTWATER —  The Pentwater Public School Board of Education will conduct first-round interviews of five candidates seeking the position of superintendent/principal Monday and Tuesday evening, April 15 and 16. The…

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Road closures in Greenwood Township begin April 15

April 15, 2024

GREENWOOD TOWNSHIP — Arthur Road, 194th Avenue and 192nd Avenue from Garfield Road to White Road will be closed to traffic beginning Monday, April 15, through Monday, June 1, for…

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Pirate Quiz Bowl Team captures 4th place at state

April 14, 2024

Pirate News is a presentation of Hart Public Schools in partnership with Oceana County Press. EAST LANSING — The Hart Varsity Quiz Bowl team took fourth place at its second…

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Obituary: Mark Russell Thrailkill, 57, of Hart

April 14, 2024

Mark Russell Thrailkill, 57, of Hart, passed away in the early hours of Thursday, April 11, 2024, surrounded by loved ones. He was born July 17, 1966, in Hart, the…

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Police news, posted April 12, 2024

April 12, 2024

The police news is a presentation of Smith & Eddy Insurance, serving west Michigan since 1902, smith-eddy.com. The following is recent Oceana County Sheriff’s Office activity: Wednesday, April 10, 2024:…

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News alert: Wind gusts knocking down wires

April 12, 2024

OCEANA COUNTY — Firefighters were dispatched to locations in Oceana County Friday afternoon, April 12, for wires down due to wind gusts. Initial reports were coming from the Shelby area.…

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Man arrested for allegedly setting mattress on fire inside apartment

April 12, 2024

HART TOWNSHIP — A 57-year-old man who is a resident in an apartment located in the 2200 block of West Baseline Road was arrested for first-degree arson for allegedly setting…

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GreenWave Initiative of Oceana County hosts Earth Day event April 20

April 12, 2024

SHELBY — Test drive a hybrid or electric car during GreenWave Initiative of Oceana County’s third annual Honoring Our Earth celebration, Saturday, April 20, at Shelby Middle School, from 10 a.m.…

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WSCC offering summer programs for kids

April 12, 2024

WSCC News is presented by West Shore Community College in partnership with Mason County Press and Oceana County Press. VICTORY TOWNSHIP — West Shore Community College is offering several learning and…

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79th District Court arraignments, posted, April 11, 2024

April 11, 2024

HART — The following were arraigned recently in Oceana County’s 79th District Court: Felonies – Danny Lee Fennel, 47, of 6441 E. Fillmore Rd., Walkerville; methamphetamine/ecstasy possession and domestic violence.…

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51st Circuit Court sentencings, posted April 11, 2024

April 11, 2024

HART — The following were sentenced recently in Oceana County’s 51st Circuit Court: – Timothy David Wert, 43, of 5923 Stony Lake Rd., New Era, pleaded guilty Feb. 5 to…

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79th District Court sentencings, posted April 11, 2024

April 11, 2024

HART — The following were sentenced recently in Oceana County’s 79th District Court: Garrit Eugene Brown, 214 Church St., Hart, pleaded guilty March 19 to operating while impaired and was…

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Law enforcement teams up with CMH for crisis intervention training

April 11, 2024

By: Lori Schummer, director of public relations and customer services, West Michigan Community Mental Health In a proactive move towards enhancing crisis response and promoting behavioral health awareness, West Michigan…

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Police news, posted April 10, 2024

April 10, 2024

The police news is a presentation of Smith & Eddy Insurance, serving west Michigan since 1902, smith-eddy.com. The following is recent activity of the Oceana County Sheriff’s Office: Wednesday, April…

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Oceana County Road Commission receives three state awards

April 10, 2024

LANSING – The Oceana County Road Commission was recently honored with three statewide IMPRESS awards at the 2024 County Road Association (CRA) of Michigan Highway Conference. “IMPRESS awards recognize county…

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