HART — No candidates filed to run for the two available seats on the Hart City Council or the single Hart City Board of Review seat.

Oceana County Sheriff Craig Mast received the nod Feb. 9 to accept a more than $12,000 grant to be used in developing a K-9 program at the Oceana County Sheriff’s Office.

PENTWATER — With regrets, the Pentwater Village Council accepted the resignation of village Manager Rob Allard at its regular meeting Feb. 13.

Firefighters from the Hart Area Fire Department and the Crystal Township Fire Department responded to a fully engulfed single wide trailer fire along N. 104th Avenue in Weare Township Sunday, Feb. 12 shortly after 4:30 p.m.

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ROCKY HILL, Conn. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Monday evening's drawing of the "Lucky For Life" game were:

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ATLANTA (AP) — Self-driving vehicles could begin tooling down a bustling Atlanta street full of cars, buses, bicyclists and college students, as the city vies with other communities nationwide…

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KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Several parents are joining a planned lawsuit against Michigan's School Reform Office over its threats to close low-performing Kalamazoo schools.

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KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Relatives of two Kalamazoo men who were killed in a mass shooting last year have been working on healing.

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DETROIT (AP) — BMW AG is recalling more than 19,000 i3 REx plug-in hybrids in the U.S. because they could develop a fuel vapor leak that would increase the risk of a fire.

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.

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Tying flies and making baits for bass, salmon and pike can help wear away some of those long winter hours.

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Kelsey Mitchell scored 31 points and No. 12 Ohio State used a sizzling start to upset second-ranked Maryland 98-87 on Monday night.

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Dwayne Bacon had 16 points and 13 Florida State players had at least four points, helping the 19th-ranked Seminoles bounce back from two straight losses with a 104-72 …

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NEW YORK (AP) — After a week full of upsets, the NCAA women's basketball committee revealed its projected top 16 seeds for the final time before selection Monday.

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SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Buster Posey leans on the back of the batting cage under Arizona's blue skies, one leg crossed over the other as he watches his teammates take their cuts while awaitin…

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PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (AP) — Evan Longoria is sporting a new look in spring training and feeling better about what the Tampa Bay Rays have done in hopes of giving themselves a better chance to win.

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TOKYO (AP) — Embattled Japanese electronics maker Toshiba Corp. is selling its stake in a medical equipment leasing company to Canon Inc. for 3.14 billion yen ($27.7 million).

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BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum has talked with Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Chairman Dave Archambault about efforts to clean up and vacate a camp protesting the Dakota Access oil pipeline.

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CHICAGO (AP) — Dancing on the roof, microphone in hand as he lip-synched to "Twist and Shout," Benny the Bull was putting on quite a performance as his tricked-out black van rolled through downtown Chicago.

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LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal's central bank says it has picked U.S. private equity firm Lone Star for exclusive final negotiations on its bid to buy Novo Banco, the so-called good bank salvaged by the Portuguese government from the collapse of major lender Banco Espirito Santo.

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WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A New Zealand judge has upheld an earlier ruling that flamboyant internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom and three of his colleagues can be extradited to the U.S. to face criminal charges.

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

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Gates Chili staff members gain skills and knowledge

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MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican officials say the driver of an SUV involved in a traffic accident that killed eight people in western Mexico pulled a gun on an ambulance crew taking him to the hospital and escaped in a taxi. Authorities say he was caught later when he sought medical treatment at …

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — North Korea doesn't have many friends. There's China, its closest ally, and Singapore, where the North Korean elite have long gone in search of investors and shipping contracts. There are neighbors like Russia, and other nations isolated by politics and sanction…

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A few weeks ago, I met an amazing woman. Her name is Cyndy Callog, she’s a Pentwaterite, and she just published her first book, A Windy Day.

The chill of winter can be offset with the pleasure of curling up inside a warm home. Turning on the heat and settling into your favorite chair to open a new book or watch a movie feels even better when snow falls or rain patters against the windows. Unfortunately, some families have to choo…

“Full retirement age” refers to the age when a person can claim their Social Security benefits without any reduction, even if they are still working part or full time.  In other words, you don’t actually need to retire from your work to claim your full benefits. Also note that waiting until …