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.

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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.

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

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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.

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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.

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TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The head of the baseball players' union says "that page has been turned" in the spat regarding New York Yankees President Randy Levine and what he said about reliever Dellin Betances' agents.

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Gianluigi Donnarumma marked his 18th birthday by keeping a clean sheet as AC Milan controversially won 1-0 at Sassuolo in Serie A on Sunday.

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ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Terrence Ross scored 24 points, Nikola Vucevic had 16 points and 14 rebounds and the Orlando Magic beat the Atlanta Hawks 105-86 on Saturday night to snap a two-game skid.

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Josh Jackson scored 18 points and Frank Mason III added 16 to help No. 3 Kansas beat Texas 77-67 on Saturday night to secure its 13th consecutive Big 12 regular season cha…

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NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Khadeem Lattin had 17 points, 10 rebounds and three blocks to help Oklahoma roll past Kansas State 81-51 and give coach Lon Kruger his 600th career win.

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BOSTON (AP) — A new nickname for the river valley in western Massachusetts isn't sitting well with some residents.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A sobering report to governors about the potential consequences of repealing the Obama-era health care law warns that federal spending cuts probably would create funding gaps for states and threaten many people with the loss of insurance coverage.

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NEW YORK (AP) — A trans-Atlantic wave of puzzlement is rippling across Sweden for the second time in a week, after a prominent Fox News program featured a "Swedish defense and national security advisor" who's unknown to the country's military and foreign-affairs officials.

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SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Flooding from a new lake created by a landslide in central Bosnia has shut down one of the country's main highways.

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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

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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