Around the County

PHOTO FEATURE: Cherry blossoms!

May 4, 2024

Photos by Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief The cherry blossoms are in full bloom in Mason and Oceana counties. Images were created in Riverton (Mason) and Hart (Oceana) townships. _________ Receive daily MCP and OCP news briefings along with email news alerts for $10 a month. The easiest way is to sign up for an automatic monthly payment on Paypal. Click this link.…

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Around the County: Children hunt for thousands of Easter eggs.

April 3, 2021

Around the County: Children hunt for thousands of Easter eggs. Around the County is a presentation of Peterson Farms, Inc., www.petersonfarmsinc.com. HART — Hundreds of children hunted for thousands of Easter eggs Saturday, April 3, at the Oceana County Fairgrounds on a sunny spring afternoon. There were 10,000 candy-filled eggs for the kids to find and bring home.  

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Sand dunes season opener Thursday.

March 30, 2021

Sand dunes season opener Thursday. Around the County is a presentation of Peterson Farms, Inc., www.petersonfarmsinc.com. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. GOLDEN TOWNSHIP – The only place of its kind in the US east of the Mississippi River, the Silver Lake Sand Dunes open for the 2021 season Thursday, April 1. Over 1 million people visit the scenic and unique park…

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Wartime history uncovered by Lake Michigan waves.

March 18, 2021

Wartime history uncovered by Lake Michigan waves. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. Around the County is a presentation of Peterson Farms, Inc., www.petersonfarmsinc.com. CLAYBANKS TOWNSHIP — Jesse Cisneros of Stony Lake made a unique discovery while on a recent walk along the Lake Michigan shoreline. Cisneros discovered the foundation of a building that was part of Camp Claybanks which had been…

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Speeding through the snow.

February 23, 2021

Speeding through the snow. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. Around the County is a presentation of Peterson Farms, Inc., www.petersonfarmsinc.com. ROTHBURY — Winter decided to show up later than normal this year, but now that it’s finally here snowmobilers are taking advantage of the one of the snowiest seasons we’ve had for awhile. Snowmobilers are speeding through the snow each weekend…

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