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A college student had reached a point in his life where he was questioning things taught to him by his parents and church: the meaning of life, the reliability of the Bible, how the world began, how to prepare for eternity, to name a few. Answers kept eluding him so I raised one more questio…

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District Health Department #10 (DHD#10) announced Monday that it received notification that an Oceana County resident has died from COVID-19. The individual is a male in his 70s who had been hospitalized at Muskegon Mercy Hospital since March 26 and died Monday.

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GRANT TWP. — Seven members of a family safely escaped their burning trailer on 88th Ave. near Oceana Shores Tuesday evening (March 31).

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The West Michigan D League announced their all-conference basketball teams last week, after the originally scheduled league meeting was postponed in late March due to the COVID-19 pandemic.


For a brief window of time in late March, it appeared local golf courses, at least, would be able to stay open in the new age of buzzwords like ‘social distancing’ and ‘flattening the curve’. After all, it’s at least theoretically possible to play golf while honoring the new COVID-19 guideli…


Hesperia’s wrestling team earned an Academic All-State honor from the Michigan Wrestling Association this season, finishing #5 in Division 4 with a team grade point average of 3.40. Team GPAs are calculated as the average of the top 14 academic achievers on each squad.

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Look at this pretty girl! Her name is Sparrow. Sparrow is approximately one-year-old. She loves to play and should make an excellent “mouser.” Perhaps you are that person and will provide her with a loving forever home? Call the shelter if interested in Sparrow at 861-5395.

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The title of this article is not original with me. But when I saw the phrase a few days ago, it resonated with me. As the COVD-19 virus quarantine continues and increased cases are diagnosed, it is easy to become fearful for ourselves, our families and others we know. As we sanitize, watch t…

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This is going to be a very strange Easter/Passover season—the first any of us remember in lockdown. We can’t go to church or synagogue. Instead of gathering together to worship or share the traditional meal with extended family and friends, we will be sheltered at home, staying safe from the…