State Police partner with DEA in National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day April 29

Eleven students from Pentwater High School were inducted into membership of the National Honor Society in a ceremony at the school Thursday, April 20. This is the largest number of inductees that Pentwater National Honor Society has had in the last 11 years

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GLADSTONE, Mich. (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service is planning to intentionally set fire to nearly 1,200 acres of land in the Michigan's Upper Peninsula this year as a way of helping the environment.

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DETROIT (AP) _ The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the Michigan Lottery's "Classic Lotto 47" game were:

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OTSEGO, Mich. (AP) — The south banks of the Kalamazoo River will remain closed this summer as work begins upstream on four more areas needing cleanup and restoration.

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Lawmakers in Minnesota and Texas are pushing to crack down on parents involved with genital cutting.

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DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on the arrests of two people in connection with the slaying of Michigan man missing since last year (all times local):

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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The Michigan Department of Natural Resources reminds anyone who fishes to dust off their gear and get ready for the opening of two fishing seasons Saturday, April 29. The statewide trout seaso…

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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…

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — With 253 selections over three days, and a couple hundred thousand people on hand, the NFL draft seems as complex an operation as exists.

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MILAN (AP) — Lazio won 3-1 at Roma in a controversial derby in Serie A on Sunday to leave its neighbors in the capital looking nervously over their shoulders.

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Wil Myers hit a three-run homer to cap San Diego's eight-run sixth inning and the Padres rallied to beat the San Francisco Giants 12-4 on Saturday night.

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CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Brian Rowe had two saves for his first shutout of the season and the Los Angeles Galaxy played Philadelphia to a 0-0 draw on Saturday night, extending the Union's winless…

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MILWAUKEE (AP) — Matt Kemp homered three times and drove in five runs, helping the surging Atlanta Braves pound the Milwaukee Brewers 11-3 on Saturday night.

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BERLIN (AP) — Germany's Welt newspaper reports that a Swiss man arrested for espionage Friday in Frankfurt may have been spying on German tax officials.

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PARIS (AP) — France's presidential candidates are pushing their rival worldviews, as far-right Marine Le Pen calls the euro currency "dead" and centrist Emmanuel Macron visits a Holocaust memorial and calls for political unity.

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DENVER (AP) — The oil and gas industry is trying to reassure Colorado residents they're safe while investigators look for the cause of a fatal house explosion near a gas well.

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

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WASHINGTON (AP) — From cancer to addiction, doctors and patient groups are warning that the latest Republican health care bill would gut hard-won protections for people with pre-existing medical conditions. Some GOP moderates who may seal the legislation's fate are echoing those concerns.

Canandaigua manufacturer has weathered the storm of jobs moving overseas

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Chain supply store CountryMax started, and continues, as a family effort

People lose jobs for a wide variety of reasons. In a majority of cases it’s through no fault of their own.

The Mattiacio family steers Ziebart toward success

Wholesaler has been bringing produce to Rochester-area stores since 1904

Newman Church, 4066 S. 132nd St., in Hesperia will be hosting its first Chili Cookoff Friday, April 28, from 6-8 p.m. Organizers are hoping to draw out the top chili cooks in Oceana County to see who makes the best chili around.

Makerspaces and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) labs are popping up all across the country. Makerspaces provide hands-on, creative ways to encourage individuals to design, experiment, build and invent as they engage in tinkering. Over the next few months, the Hart Area Publi…

Pentwater rally dishonors Easter weekend

Taking advantage of the warmer temperatures, many are enjoying a morning walk around their property or an evening stroll with the dogs to watch the sunset. In these dimly-lit hours when the sun rests low on the horizon, we are granted the perspective to experience sights, sounds, and smells …

Some homeowners can’t wait to see the assessed value of their home drop. In fact, they’ll tell you the bigger the drop, the better. Why? Your property taxes depend on your tax rate and your property’s current market value, which is determined by a local assessor. You can’t dispute the tax ra…

April is Financial Literacy Month, and there’s no better time than right now to save for your future. The earlier you start saving, the more you can take advantage of compound interest — that’s like “free money” to power up your 401ks and other types of IRAs. Social Security helps secure you…