SHELBY — A recent problem discovered with the Village of Shelby water reservoir tank has prompted village officials to begin chlorinating the water system.

In what might become a break from long-standing protocol, the Oceana County Board of Commissioners were asked to mull over having their regular meetings immediately follow their morning committee meetings.

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Editor’s note: A jail sentence “to be served at the court’s discretion” generally means jail time is suspended, but will be imposed if the person violates any laws or sentencing conditions within a noted time period.  OUIL means driving a motor vehicle while under the influence of intoxicati…

Editor’s note: A jail sentence “to be served at the court’s discretion” generally means jail time is suspended, but will be imposed if the person violates any laws or sentencing conditions within a noted time period.  OUIL means driving a motor vehicle while under the influence of intoxicati…

The Shelby wrestling program will celebrate its 50th anniversary with a community get-together on Saturday, Aug. 12, which will feature many Tigers wrestlers of the past. The weekend’s events will continue Sunday, Aug. 13, with a golf outing to raise money for the Tigers’ program.

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PENTWATER — Summer is a time for residents of Michigan to find the nearest water and spend some quality hours in the sun. If they’re lucky enough to own a boat, or know someone who does, that can mean venturing deep into the lake.

Enrollment in Michigan High School Athletic Association member high schools continued a trend of slight declines in 2016-17, but participation in sports held firm as records were set in three of the 28 sports for which postseason tournaments are sponsored by the MHSAA.

Shin splints, or Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome, is a catch-all term for pain associated with the inner edge of the shin. Many runners are afflicted with this condition, but it can occur in any athlete.

The Michigan High School Athletic Association is accepting registrations by mail and online for game officials for the 2017-18 school year.

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St. Louis Cardinals catcher Carson Kelly, left, celebrates with relief pitcher Seung-Hwan Oh after the Cardinals' 11-4 win over the Chicago Cubs in a baseball game Friday, July 21, 2017, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

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Gerina Piller hits onto the 18th green Thursday, July 20, 2017, during the first round of the LPGA Tour's Marathon Classic golf tournament at Highland Meadows Golf Club in Sylvania, Ohio. Piller finished at 8 under par to lead after the first round. (Jeremy Wadsworth/The Blade via AP)

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Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy plays from the rough on the 15th hole after a sign had to be moved during the second round of the British Open Golf Championship at Royal Birkdale,, Southport, Friday July 21, 2017. (Richard Sellers/PA via AP)

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THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Schlumberger NV (SLB) on Friday reported a loss of $74 million in its second quarter.

Dear Doctor: Your recent column about balance was very useful. My dad is in his late 70s, and I want to help him stay on his feet. Are there specific techniques or exercises that he can do? It would be great if we could do them together.

Oftentimes, news reports about nursing homes highlight tragic incidents or perceived failures of a specific facility or the industry in general to care for vulnerable, older adults.

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Oftentimes, news reports about nursing homes highlight tragic incidents or perceived failures of a specific facility or the industry in general to care for vulnerable, older adults.

Every 40 seconds, someone in the United States has a stroke. Knowing the signs of a stroke is critical in saving a life. To offer awareness, McLeod Loris Seacoast wants to empower area residents with this knowledge to be first responders in saving a life.

Every 40 seconds, someone in the United States has a stroke. Knowing the signs of a stroke is critical in saving a life. To offer awareness, McLeod Loris Seacoast wants to empower area residents with this knowledge to be first responders in saving a life.

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Qatar's ruler says his embattled Gulf nation remains open to dialogue with four Arab countries that have isolated it, but that a resolution to the crisis must respect his country's sovereignty and cannot be dictated.

CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — Moldovan lawmakers have demanded that Russia withdraws its troops from the separatist region of Trans-Dniester, in a move that could heighten tensions between the pro-Western government and the president who favors closer relations with Moscow.

The Hart Area Public Library will present the award winning film, A Quiet Passion, Friday, July 21 at 6:30 p.m. in the Hart Community Center.

When it comes to heaven, I’ve always been hopeful. By heaven, I don’t necessarily mean a place with pearly gates, golden pathways and angels whizzing around; rather, I think of heaven as a sanctuary of beauty and peace, a sort of perfect earth, where everyone is healthy, happy and love preva…

Whether you’re ready to retire, just joining the workforce, or somewhere in between, regularly reviewing your Social Security earnings record could make a big difference when it’s time to collect your retirement benefits.