In a reversal of his previous position, Oceana County Prosecutor Joe Bizon announced last week that he was withdrawing his request the certain members of the Walkerville Area Fire and Rescue Authority Board vacate their positions.

Even though the Memorial Day weekend has not yet passed, officials at Silver Lake State Park are already looking ahead to the next major holiday weekend.

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DETROIT (AP) — No injuries are reported after an early-morning explosion destroyed a Detroit home.

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell is being laid to rest Friday at Hollywood Forever Cemetery in Los Angeles.

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DETROIT (AP) — Shares of General Motors are down more than 2 percent Thursday after a lawsuit alleged that its diesel pickup trucks cheat on emissions tests.

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LIVONIA, Mich. (AP) — A Detroit-area firearms instructor who accidentally shot a man during a class has pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor.

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DETROIT (AP) — Legislation proposed in the U.S. Senate would toughen liability standards for oil pipelines crossing the Great Lakes.

GRAND RAPIDS —Acting U.S. Attorney Andrew Birge announced Monday that a jury convicted Jaime Valente Pina, Jr., 24, of Alamo, Texas, of conspiring to distribute cocaine. 

A Muskegon Heights man was arrested by the State Sheriffs Chiefs Enforcement Narcotics Team (SSCENT) last week on four felony drug delivery charges.

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…

A thicket, a patch of tall grass and a quiet spot in your back yard – what do they all have in common? They all are places where fawns have been found. For the first few weeks of a white-tailed fawn’s life, its mother will hide it in secluded locations. This behavior helps reduce the potenti…

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This is the time all you fishermen have been waiting for during the winter.

MONTAGUE — Hart’s track teams performed well at Tuesday’s West Michigan Conference championship meet, with the boys team finishing in second place and the girls team taking third. Shelby’s tea…

SHELBY — Pentwater is back on top in Oceana County after edging Shelby by two shots in last Wednesday’s county golf tournament, claiming the championship for the first time in three years, 351-353.

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins are heading back to the Stanley Cup Final.

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HOUSTON (AP) — Jake Marisnick hit a tiebreaking home run in the eighth inning for Houston's fourth homer of the game, lifting the Astros to a 7-6 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Thursday night.

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BOSTON (AP) — Drew Pomeranz pitched six strong innings and tied his career high with 11 strikeouts to lift the Boston Red Sox to a 6-2 victory over the Texas Rangers on Thursday night.

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MILWAUKEE (AP) — Robbie Ray pitched seven innings of two-hit ball to lower the NL's second-best road ERA to 0.081, Gregor Blanco and Chris Owings homered, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the…

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneves watched from afar as NASCAR stars Jeff Gordon and Tony Stewart retired and Dale Earnhardt Jr. announced that he will st…

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CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Department of Transportation has recognized six airports with 2017 Airport of the Year awards.

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BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Dozens of workers are being laid off from jobs at a packing manufacturer in Bloomington.

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg gave a commencement speech at Harvard University on Thursday, 12 years after dropping out to focus on what's now the world's biggest social network.

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CHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were mixed Thursday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.

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IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A state audit is detailing misspending and potential fraud by the former information technology director of the University of Iowa athletics department.

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Meredith Erck didn’t know if she would live to see graduation day. Now that she has, the Rapid City school district won't let her take part in it.

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OMAHA - Former Vice President Joe Biden was in Omaha on Tuesday as the ribbon was cut on the new Fred and Pamela Buffett Cancer Center at the University of Nebraska Medical Center.

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Food. We don’t really give it a lot of thought. We just get used to the cycle of becoming hungry and then shoving something down so we can keep going with our busy schedules. This is very apparent at our places of work as we grab that candy bar for a quick “pick me up” or bury our face in that bag of potato chips when we get stressed because the boss just got after us.

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Spitler Elementary School  P.T.O. to take place on Hart High School track

26-year-old capsule to be opened May 28

The Williams family invites the public to attend the 60th wedding anniversary celebration open house for Les and Roberta Williams Saturday, June 3 at Channel Lane Park in Pentwater from 3-5 p.m. The Williams were married June 1, 1957 and have five children, 19 grandchildren and 11 great-gran…

One of the great things about TV today is all those retro channels. MeTV, Antenna TV, Cozi TV and a bunch of others that broadcast the shows from yesteryear, i.e. the shows I grew up with. There’s The Danny Thomas Show, Father Knows Best, The Joey Bishop Show, Hazel, Gidget, Bewitched, The R…

When you’re a kid, a few dollars can seem like all the money in the world. It can take weeks, sometimes months, to save up your allowance. When you finally decide to spend it, you might realize that $10 or $20 isn’t as much as it seems.

On Memorial Day, we honor the soldiers and service members who have given their lives for our nation. Part of how we honor service members is the way we provide Social Security benefits.

Wants to welcome Hispanic workers back to community