The Oceana Hispanic Center is sponsoring a Unity March to celebrate the diversity of the Oceana County community. The march will take place at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 26 in downtown Hart and is intended to highlight the support of all community members for the rich cultural diversity in the county.

SILVER LAKE — A public hearing to take input on a zoning change request in the Silver Lake area was scheduled for next Tuesday, Feb. 28 by the Golden Township Planning Commission.

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LANSING, Mich. (AP) — An office building and 21 parcels of vacant land owned by the Michigan Department of Transportation are scheduled for public auction.


DETROIT (AP) — Detroit-raised rocker Jack White is building on a vision to blend music and manufacturing in a part of his hometown that long inspired him.


DETROIT (AP) — State Sen. Coleman A. Young II says he will run for Detroit's mayor -- a job his father held for 20 years.


BIG RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — A serial bank robber who stashed cash behind drywall in a western Michigan hotel room has been sentenced to 12 ½ years in prison.


BARAGA, Mich. (AP) — Cheerleaders at an Upper Peninsula school have apologized to Indian tribes for an offensive poster that was displayed at a basketball game.

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.

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources reminds anglers that mandatory ice shanty removal dates are approaching. Regardless of the date, shanties must be removed as soon as the ice is unable to safely support them, especially when Michigan experiences unseasonably warm weather as it has…

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Patrols at the Silver Lake State Park Off-Road Vehicle area will be featured on the Outdoor Channel’s “Wardens” series later this month.

Every once in a while a bunch of  rugged outdoorsmen, for no good reason, just have to get out into the bush, no matter the weather.

KENT CITY — The county will have 14 wrestlers gunning for state titles at next weekend’s individual state finals meet after they qualified out of Saturday’s regionals at Kent City.


WACO, Texas (AP) — Johnathan Motley scored 19 of his 23 points after halftime and 11th-ranked Baylor won its home finale 71-62 over 10th-ranked West Virginia on Monday night.

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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Kyle Guy scored 17 points, London Perrantes had 13 and No. 23 Virginia used a small lineup to neutralize No. 5 North Carolina's size in a 53-43 victory Monday night.

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TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Napheesa Collier had a career-high 39 points and 12 rebounds to help No. 1 UConn wrap up another undefeated regular season and extend its NCAA record winning streak to 104 g…


DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas Stars have acquired defenseman Greg Pateryn and a 2017 fourth-round pick from the Montreal Canadiens for defenseman Jordie Benn.


NEW YORK (AP) — UConn remains the No. 1 team in The Associated Press women's basketball poll while the rest of the top five were shuffled Monday.




CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada lawmakers are taking up the first of a series of Democratic proposals aimed at copying Affordable Care Act policies into state law.


NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Monday:


WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court appears likely to strike down a North Carolina law that prohibits sex offenders from using Facebook and other social networking sites.


BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A flight attendant accused of making bogus bomb threats on two Skywest flights in 2015 has signed a plea deal to avoid trial, but that could send him to prison for decades.

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

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The American Cancer Society event's participants raised more than $319K

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A federal judge on Monday ruled that three transgender students at a Pennsylvania high school can use bathrooms that correspond to their stated gender identities while their lawsuit challenging the school district's policy continues.

Choir practice: Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m., Hesperia Presbyterian Church, Elm and Church streets, Hesperia; new voices welcome.

Sitting in a doctor’s waiting room, I was moved by the family sorrows described by a woman sitting beside me. Listening to her account of these heartbreaking losses of loved ones was an experience I’ll not soon forget.

The other day, I had an epiphany of sorts while making pancakes. All it took was a cup of Hungry Jack, a cup of water, some oil in the skillet and voila. I had three deliciously light, fluffy pancakes in approximately four minutes.

Imagine the frustration that would follow if you spent hours planning and narrowing in on a dream home only to find out that you can’t afford it when push comes to shove. Starting with a price range can help you make the most of your search, but you’ll need to account for closing costs to cr…

Social Security has been a cornerstone of financial security for over 80 years. As you might already know, a lifetime of measured discipline can ensure a comfortable retirement. Social Security can help you plan, save, and see plenty of green in your golden years.

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