Indivisible Advocates for Humanity-Oceana/Mason will host a fundraiser in Pentwater for Dr. Rob Davidson, a West Michigan emergency physician running for Congress in the 2nd Congressional District, which includes Mason, Oceana, Muskegon, Ottawa, Lake and Newaygo counties, and parts of Kent a…

The Michigan Christmas Tree Association honored Hart Christmas tree grower, Rudy Fuehring by inducting him into the Michigan Christmas Tree Association Growers Hall of Fame Thursday, Aug. 3 during its annual summer meeting at the Montcalm County Fairgrounds.

The Hart Police Department has been receiving several complaints involving residents receiving telephone calls from individuals claiming to be with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). These individuals are claiming the (IRS) would have them arrested because they owe money. 

In a switch from a long-standing tradition, the Oceana County Board of Commissioners changed the time of the regular meetings from 2 p.m. to 11:30 a.m. with committee meetings to begin at 9 a.m.

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LIVONIA, Mich. (AP) — A southeastern Michigan nonprofit group that works to build understanding among teens from varying backgrounds through creative writing is seeking ambassadors for its upcoming fall and winter sessions.

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DETROIT (AP) — These Michigan lotteries were drawn Thursday:

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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…

On Sunday, Sept. 24, the Hart Police Department will be sponsoring their annual T.E.A.M. (Teaching, Educating And Mentoring) golf outing to be held at the Oceana Golf Club. Check in time is 11 a.m. with a shotgun start at 12:30 p.m.

A pair of football rules changes taking effect this season build on continuing work to minimize health risks in all interscholastic sports as 2017-18 fall practices begin next week for member schools of the Michigan High School Athletic Association.

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SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Venezuela is having as much fun on the field as any of the 16 teams at the Little League World Series. But the players and coaches have overcome civil strife and runaway inflation to get to the tournament in central Pennsylvania.

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Louisiana State University officially has a new live tiger mascot on its campus. The tiger arrived in Baton Rouge last week, coming from a rescue facility in Okeechobee, Fla. The university announced in a statement that the tiger began its "reign" as Mike VII on Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, the fi…

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Louisiana State University officially has a new live tiger mascot on its campus. The tiger arrived in Baton Rouge last week, coming from a rescue facility in Okeechobee, Fla. The university announced in a statement that the tiger began its "reign" as Mike VII on Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, the fi…

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Washington Nationals closing pitcher Sean Doolittle throws to the plate against the San Diego Padres during the ninth inning of a baseball game in San Diego, Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017. The Nationals won 4-1. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Assembly Democratic Leader Peter Barca was branded as failing "on all accounts" by a fellow Democrat who was "incredibly frustrated and concerned" with his actions after Barca joined Republicans in voting for a $3 billion tax incentive package for Foxconn Techn…

ABERDEEN, Wash. (AP) — One-hundred-fifty baskets of pink petunias hang from the light posts all over this city, watered regularly by residents trying to make their community feel alive again. A local artist spends his afternoons high in a bucket truck, painting a block-long mural of a little…

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PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — One of Cambodia's two English-language daily newspapers says it will continue to publish in the face of a reported deadline by tax officials to pay more than $6 million in taxes or get shut down.

Trinity Lutheran Church, 5631 W. Stony Lake Rd., in New Era will be having a backpack blowout Wednesday evening, Aug. 23, from 5-7 p.m. 

William Wilberforce lived in England more than two centuries ago and the consuming passion of his life was to end the slave trade in the British Empire, but most saw him as one of the most unlikely persons of that painful period to do so.

When it comes to chaos, this past week has been a doozy. U.S. troops killed in Afghanistan, Nazis and Klansmen fomenting destruction and death in Charlottesville, Va., China warning “hands off or else” on a U.S. trade investigation… And of course, a standoff between us and them, i.e. North K…

This week, we ventured to Daniel’s Restaurant in Hesperia for ice cream. Although we’ve driven past it many times, we’ve never stopped before. Daniel’s is located at the 4-way stop, at the intersection of Maple Island Road and M-20 and is on the north-east corner. It’s within walking distanc…