The American Red Cross is conducting free smoke alarm installations and inspections in West Michigan including Mason, Oceana, Lake, Newaygo and Muskegon counties.

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LANSING — State Rep. Scott VanSingel, R-Grant, was among many legislators to vote “no” on a GOP income tax plan Thursday morning, Feb. 23.

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PITTSFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — The state Corrections Department is accused of gross negligence in the death of a prisoner who killed herself.

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LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan officials are giving the public more time to comment on Nestle Ice Mountain's request to boost the volume of groundwater it pumps for bottling at its plant in Stanwood.

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SEATTLE (AP) — Airport officials and civil rights lawyers around the country are getting ready for President Donald Trump's new travel ban — mindful of the chaos that accompanied his initial e…

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DETROIT (AP) _ The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the Michigan Lottery's "Fantasy 5" game were:

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.

Coyotes can be found everywhere – forests, fields, farmlands, backyards, neighborhoods and cities.

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There are several Oceana wrestlers with their eyes on state titles this weekend at Auburn Hills, but none have more reason to be motivated to get one than Hesperia junior Gerrit Yates.

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Shelby comes up big in final round, takes 4th

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NHL trade deadline day is underway, with rental players expected to move over the next several hours.

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LAHTI, Finland (AP) — Iivo Niskanen won the men's 15-kilometer classical cross-country race Wednesday at the Nordic world championships.

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SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Tomas Hertl scored the tiebreaking goal with 1:24 remaining and the San Jose Sharks beat the Toronto Maple Leafs for the ninth straight time, 3-1 on Tuesday night.

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WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Jason Zucker scored a short-handed goal with 2:10 left in the third period to lift the Minnesota Wild over the Winnipeg Jets 6-5 on Tuesday night.

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ST. LOUIS (AP) — Milan Lucic and Mark Letestu scored and Cam Talbot made 25 saves to lead the Edmonton Oilers to a 2-1 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Tuesday night.

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KENTWOOD, Mich. (AP) — An executive from a Texas-based restaurant chain plans to meet with American Legion groups in Michigan and discuss dress code policy changes after some group members were told they weren't permitted to wear their affiliated jackets.

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A developed lake front destination and year-round community with great recreation, housing, dining, shopping, services, with a rich multi-cultural presence and plenty of arts and entertainment is the vision for a revitalized downtown Hart.

The National Art Education Association has named Pentwater Public Schools teacher Carrie Jeruzal, of Ludington, Mich. its 2017 Western Region Middle Level Art Educator. This prestigious award, determined through a peer review of nominations, recognizes the exemplary contributions, service an…

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A price war among online brokerages is getting even more heated, to the benefit of individual investors.

Homemade and holistic medicine might be new to you, but the idea is ancient

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New Castle's Terry Grosetti stays true to core values

When it’s difficult to fit your job title on a business card, that immediately suggests you have an unusual job. I was the Manager of University-Owned Small Residences at Cornell University and that was the most challenging job of my entire career. The small residences I managed were university-owned fraternities, sororities and cooperatives.

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Dr. Tracy Vitale was nominated for the ATHENA Leadership Award for her community contributions and role as mentor

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Health teacher innovates to educate

KENTWOOD, Mich. (AP) — An executive from a Texas-based restaurant chain plans to meet with American Legion groups in Michigan and discuss dress code policy changes after some group members were told they weren't permitted to wear their affiliated jackets.

Oceana’s Women Who Care (WWC) will wrap up its fifth year of helping area nonprofits when its members meet Tuesday, March 7 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at the Boathouse Bar & Grill, 5164 W. Monroe Rd., in Pentwater.

Unity March support appreciated

If you’ve made it to a point in life where you’re ready to start investing, or at least start thinking about investing, you may consider opening a brokerage account. But you’re not alone if the thought of choosing a brokerage firm is foreign to you.

Social Security is constantly evolving to make your life easier. If you are currently receiving benefits from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), and are reapplying for benefits, or are assisting someone with their application, a trip to the Social Security office is …

There was a time, long ago, when I never thought I’d be saying this. But over the years, I’ve come to appreciate something I once disdained as too stupid for words: dog shows.