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Hostas love Oceana County and Oceana County loves hostas. Everywhere I travel in Oceana County I see yards full of hostas. Some are petite little bunches of green and others are so huge they might need their own zip code. Let’s explore why hostas, also called Plantain Lily, are such a local …

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The Oceana County Right to Life’s “Focus on Life — 2021 Annual Benefit Dinner” will be Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2021 at the New Era Reformed Church located at 4775 First St. in downtown New Era. Doors open with a Silent Auction at 5 p.m. with dinner and a program to follow at 6 p.m.

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Governor Gretchen Whitmer ordered U.S. and Michigan flags to be lowered to half-staff throughout the State of Michigan on Saturday, Sept. 18 to honor the lives of eight firefighters who have died in the line of duty in 2020 and 2021, including those who have died of COVID-19. The flag honors…

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Over 50 painted butterfly mobiles dance across the most recent entry into ArtPrize by Pentwater Public Schools.

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A group of veterans met in a conference room of the Centenary United Methodist Church in Pentwater on the morning of Aug. 27 for the final class of a Basic Keelboat Sailing course offered by the West Michigan SAIL program. West Michigan SAIL, which stands for Servicemembers Adapting Interact…

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Carrie Jeruzal has been involved in art for many years. She grew up in Ludington, and her wonderful high school art teacher, Regina Salomin, had her own art shows for the students. Through her, Jeruzal was able to show her artwork at the Artists Market Gallery (where Love Wines is now locate…

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SHELBY — The Village of Shelby gave approval to four action items at Monday’s regular council meeting.

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LANSING — The Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy is expanding its testing capacity for monitoring a family of so-called “forever chemicals” called PFAS.

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LANSING — Proposed state regulation of sand and gravel mining wrests control from local authorities and could lead to a similar loss of authority elsewhere, according to local and environmental officials.