HART — No candidates filed to run for the two available seats on the Hart City Council or the single Hart City Board of Review seat.

Oceana County Sheriff Craig Mast received the nod Feb. 9 to accept a more than $12,000 grant to be used in developing a K-9 program at the Oceana County Sheriff’s Office.

PENTWATER — With regrets, the Pentwater Village Council accepted the resignation of village Manager Rob Allard at its regular meeting Feb. 13.

Firefighters from the Hart Area Fire Department and the Crystal Township Fire Department responded to a fully engulfed single wide trailer fire along N. 104th Avenue in Weare Township Sunday, Feb. 12 shortly after 4:30 p.m.

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ATLANTA (AP) — Self-driving vehicles could begin tooling down a bustling Atlanta street full of cars, buses, bicyclists and college students, as the city vies with other communities nationwide to test the emerging technology.

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KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Several parents are joining a planned lawsuit against Michigan's School Reform Office over its threats to close low-performing Kalamazoo schools.

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KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Relatives of two Kalamazoo men who were killed in a mass shooting last year have been working on healing.

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DETROIT (AP) — BMW AG is recalling more than 19,000 i3 REx plug-in hybrids in the U.S. because they could develop a fuel vapor leak that would increase the risk of a fire.

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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — A Grand Rapids police officer will serve a 30-day unpaid suspension for his handling of a traffic crash investigation involving a then-assistant prosecutor.

PENTWATER — Fraudulent telephone calls are still being received by people in the Village of Pentwater.

The Oceana County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the theft of multiple weapons from the 4400 block of Adams Road in Weare Township.

The Pentwater Police Department is investigating complaints of bogus telephone solicitations requesting money.

A three-day jury trial has been set for April 26-28 for former Shelby Village Police Chief Bob Wilson.

A suspect has been identified and property recovered from two storage unit break-ins in the Silver Lake area last weekend.

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Tying flies and making baits for bass, salmon and pike can help wear away some of those long winter hours.

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NEW YORK (AP) — UConn survived one of the toughest tests of its winning streak to remain No. 1 in The Associated Press women's basketball poll.

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MANCHESTER, England (AP) — It has been one of the great sights of English soccer in recent years, Yaya Toure picking up possession in Manchester City's central midfield, rampaging upfield and …

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BERLIN (AP) — School aside, Kai Havertz has been learning a lot this season.

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — It was the fourth quarter of the All-Star Game, and a few fans started yelling loudly enough for DeAndre Jordan to hear them from his spot on the Western Conference bench.

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PARIS (AP) — Monaco forward Kylian Mbappe, the rising star of French football, is doing better than Thierry Henry was at the same age.

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CHICAGO (AP) — Dancing on the roof, microphone in hand as he lip-synched to "Twist and Shout," Benny the Bull was putting on quite a performance as his tricked-out black van rolled through downtown Chicago.

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LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal's central bank says it has picked U.S. private equity firm Lone Star for exclusive final negotiations on its bid to buy Novo Banco, the so-called good bank salvaged by the Portuguese government from the collapse of major lender Banco Espirito Santo.

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WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A New Zealand judge has upheld an earlier ruling that flamboyant internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom and three of his colleagues can be extradited to the U.S. to face criminal charges.

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DEADWOOD, S.D. (AP) — Deadwood city commissioners have granted a request from the Historic Preservation Commission to update the Old West gambling town's improvement plan.

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United Arab Emirates' main state oil company has signed a deal giving China National Petroleum Company an 8 percent stake in a major onshore oil project.

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The American Cancer Society event's participants raised more than $319K

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Gates Chili staff members gain skills and knowledge

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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — North Korea doesn't have many friends. There's China, its closest ally, and Singapore, where the North Korean elite have long gone in search of investors and shipping contracts. There are neighbors like Russia, and other nations isolated by politics and sanction…

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal's central bank says it has picked U.S. private equity firm Lone Star for exclusive final negotiations on its bid to buy Novo Banco, the so-called good bank salvaged by the Portuguese government from the collapse of major lender Banco Espirito Santo.

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A few weeks ago, I met an amazing woman. Her name is Cyndy Callog, she’s a Pentwaterite, and she just published her first book, A Windy Day.

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