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SHELBY — With endorsements from the audience and a recommendation from Shelby Village Administrator Chelsea Stratil, the Shelby Village Council Dec. 11 approved offering the police chief position to Ryan Furman of Shelby.

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The Oceana and Mason County Sheriff’s offices have completed the first annual “No Shave November” competition, where both raised money through “fines” that will be donated to charities in their respective communities. The community also made donations to the cause. 

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​GRANT TWP. – Trustee Joan Brooks still loves to read the printed word, and so she was thrilled that Shelby Area District Library and the township have entered into a services contract which would allow township residents full access to the district’s services and materials.

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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 intoxicatin…

SHELBY — Shelby entered the postseason needing eight wins to claim the state championship, so coach Tom Weirich took the opportunity to borrow a famous Detroit Red Wings tradition to motivate his team.

BENZONIA — It was a banner day for Hart cross-country Saturday at the regional run, as not only did the top-ranked Pirate girls earn their expected repeat as regional champions, but the Hart boys came through and secured their own regional title, the first in program history.

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All season, the Hart girls cross-country team has thought about competing for a state championship. This weekend, that chance finally arrives in earnest when the Pirates step onto the Benzie Central course for the Division 3 regional race.

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FILE - In this Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017, file photo, Baltimore Ravens defensive back Marlon Humphrey (29) celebrates his interception with teammate Tony Jefferson in the second half of an NFL football game against the Detroit Lions in Baltimore. As a member of the Alabama football, Marlon Humphr…

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FILE - In this Dec. 10, 2017, file photo, Jacksonville Jaguars middle linebacker Paul Posluszny (51) sets up for a play during the first half of an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks, in Jacksonville, Fla. Posluszny has 1,200 tackles, 16 sacks and 15 interceptions in 11 years in …

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FILE - In this Dec. 11, 2016, file photo, Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson (84) is stopped by Jacksonville Jaguars middle linebacker Paul Posluszny (51) and cornerback Aaron Colvin (22) after a reception during the second half of an NFL football game, in Jacksonville, Fl…

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FILE - In this Dec. 4, 2016, file photo, Jacksonville Jaguars middle linebacker Paul Posluszny (51) takes the field during introductions before an NFL football game against the Denver Broncos, in Jacksonville, Fla. Posluszny has 1,200 tackles, 16 sacks and 15 interceptions in 11 years in the…

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Coach Doug Marrone was just about to release his players for a two-day break Sunday when defensive end Calais Campbell, safety Jarrod Wilson and several other Jacksonville Jaguars chimed in with a request.

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BERLIN (AP) — German lawmakers have voted to continue linking their pay to average wages, a move that has drawn criticism with no new government in place nearly three months after an election.

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BERLIN (AP) — German lawmakers have voted to continue linking their pay to average wages, a move that has drawn criticism with no new government in place nearly three months after an election.

Bible Studies:  Tuesdays, 10 a.m. and Wednesdays 6:30 p.m.; The Ladder Community Center, 67 N. State St., Shelby.

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A few weeks ago, I devoted a column to weird Thanksgiving trivia. With Christmas coming up, I thought it might be fun to explore some of the more bizarre Christmas traditions from around the world. And believe me, a few of them take the cake—or should we say, the rotting bird?

Even though I’ve lived out here 11 years now, I still haven’t done nearly as much exploring as I should have. Oh, I’ve gone to various places and seen various sights, but when it comes to getting better acquainted with those many quaint little towns that have their own unique personalities, …

It’s a known fact that Donald Trump is unpredictable. You never know what he’s going to say on any topic, on any given day. One moment he’s for something, the next against. One moment he did something, the next he didn’t. But there’s one thing about the president you can be sure about: at th…