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In just under 45 minutes Saturday morning, April 22 the boards of Colfax, Elbridge and Leavitt townships along with the Village of Walkerville approved the Walkerville Area Fire & Rescue 2017-18 budget.

In an effort to help educate he public on how a biopure treatment facility operates, the City of Hart will host an open house at it newly re-named “City of Hart BioPure Treatment Facility” wastewater treatment facility.

GRANT TWP. – Grant Township plans to take another look at possibly allowing Off Road Vehicles (ORVs) on the road right of ways.

Preventative screenings including breast exams and mammograms can be lifesaving. That’s why the District Health Department #10 (DHD#10) has a program to offer free mammograms. Sign up is easy and no appointment at the health department is necessary.

In a 3-1 vote, the Oceana County Road Commission Board approved abandoning a section of Harrison Road east of 64th Avenue to the expressway at its regular meeting April 12.

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Former Michigan State defensive end Auston Robertson has been jailed in Indiana on a third-degree criminal sexual conduct charge filed in Michigan.


GREEN OAK TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Two men have been killed and a woman was in critical condition after the driver of a semitrailer apparently lost control and struck six vehicles on US-23 in Li…


DETROIT (AP) — Small businesses in Detroit, Hamtramck and Highland Park can apply for $400,000 in grants to help them grow.


LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Community mental health groups fear that their funding and management could be transferred to private insurers under a budget proposal that emerged in the past week.


DETROIT (AP) — Wayne State University has unveiled a $2.3 million baseball facility to honor a legendary Detroit broadcaster.

A plea offer for former Shelby Village Police Chief Bob Wilson will remain on the table just prior to his scheduled trial on embezzlement and motor vehicle inspection fraud late this month.

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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 wit…

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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 wit…

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HESPERIA — Hesperia missed an opportunity to earn a split of Tuesday’s Central State Activities Association doubleheader against Holton when the second game ended in a tie after six innings, 3…

Hart will need a new athletic director for the 2017-18 school year after current AD Jason Hernandez informed the school that he will resign. Hernandez will finish the school year and pursue op…

PENTWATER — Hart got the best of Pentwater in an intracounty softball showdown Thursday, taking a doubleheader 29-0 and 14-3. The first game ended in three innings while the second game conclu…

PENTWATER — Pentwater and Hart played a pair of competitive games Thursday, and the Falcons were the ones to come out on top both times, winning by 4-1 and 10-9 scores.


CLEVELAND (AP) — Finding Bigfoot has been more productive than the Cleveland Browns' search for a franchise quarterback.


BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Albert Montanes defeated Spanish countryman Guillermo Garcia-Lopez 6-4, 6-4 in the Barcelona Open on Monday to begin his final ATP tournament.


BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Ilie Nastase was unrepentant after being suspended from the Fed Cup for abusing the British team and the referee in a playoff.


The Pittsburgh Pirates and San Francisco Giants are both in last place, and that's not even their biggest problem at the moment.

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NEW YORK (AP) — Cyle Larin scored twice to help Orlando City coach Jason Kreis notch a win against his former team, beating New York City 2-1 on Sunday to move atop the Eastern Conference standings.


LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bill O'Reilly says he's sad and surprised that he's off TV but is confident the truth will come out about his exit from Fox News.


CHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were mostly higher Monday on the Chicago Board of Trade.


WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court has granted a request from the Trump administration to delay a decision on Obama-era rules limiting water pollution from coal-fired power plants.


NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on an attorney who is representing two people who have been involved in high-profile conflicts with airlines that included cellphone video of the incidents (all times local):


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How effective are apps and devices when it comes to reaching fitness goals?

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Now owners can keep in constant contact with their pets — but is it too much?

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Twenty-nine million adults and children in the United States have diabetes — nearly 10 percent of the population. An additional 86 million adults have prediabetes, a condition likely to lead to diabetes if not addressed. What’s more, diabetes disproportionately affects certain ethnic minorities and vulnerable populations such as the elderly and underserved. The American Diabetes Association is fighting for millions of families and individuals, working to prevent and cure diabetes and improve the lives of people affected by diabetes.

The American Liver Foundation Great Lakes Division, the nation’s largest patient advocacy organization for people with liver disease, has announced the launch of workplace wellness campaign Get Fit. Initially available in the Chicago area, Get Fit is a comprehensive employee wellness platform that provides high-quality, educational resources and activities to promote general health, wellness and employee engagement. 

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