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LUDINGTON — After the successful launch of the joint NASA/SpaceX mission to the International Space Station, interest in space exploration is at an all-time high. And just because students can’t travel far this summer doesn’t mean that the sky is the limit. With the Michigan Air and Space Vi…

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Dorothy Fischer has been physically and socially isolated at the Sanctuary of the Oaks since the first concern of COVID-19. Her 100th birthday party has been postponed, but to celebrate the milestone, and drive-by celebration was planned on her birthday June. 3 at 6 p.m. Her current address …

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A voluntary coronavirus testing program was implemented at Peterson Farms Oceana Drive/Baseline Road facility late last week and earlier this week.

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The woman before me in a checkout line was returning a carton of cigarettes.

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HART — Hart Police Chief Juan Salazar recently submitted his 2019 annual report to the Hart City Council.

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SHELBY — Shelby Village recently welcomed Emily Stuhldreher, of Pickney, to fulfill a 15-month fellowship in cooperation with the Community Economic Development Association of Michigan (CEDAM).

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Long-time Hart Area Firefighter and Deputy Chief Dwight Fuehring was appointed to succeed current Chief Jack White when White steps down later this year.

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Here's the latest for Thursday June 4th: Congressional Democrats prepare police reform measures; New York City enforces curfew; One NYPD officer stabbed, two shot; Wildfire northeast of San Francisco.

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The MHSAA announced Tuesday that as a result of the lifting of Michigan's "Safer at Home" executive order Monday, the organization has progressed to step two of its three-step return-to-play plan that was originally released Friday.

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The MHSAA released a return-to-play plan Friday that outlines steps the organization and its member schools plan to take in order to resume high school sports activity.

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I suppose it was too much to hope that the COVID-19 pandemic would result in something resembling a more cooperative America, sporting and otherwise, but what is going on in Major League Baseball has been especially disheartening to sports fans.

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The 2020 Muskegon Clippers’ season became the latest casualty of COVID-19 last week, as the Clippers announced that the Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League has canceled its season.

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It can seem to an uninformed observer like the varsity coach is the one that matters in a high school sports program. It is, in some sense, an understandable view for those not observing closely; after all, only one can carry the title ‘head coach’, with all the perks — and extra duties — th…

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June 6 will be the 76th anniversary of D-Day. For those of us too young to remember that fateful event, TV is enlightening us with a weekend full of documentaries and old war movies. I’m actually thankful for that, as I watch aged veterans reliving the terrible experience and can begin to un…

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Apricots are around the corner—yay! I’m mad about apricots, but the season is so short and fragile that I practically have to get up at dawn the day they hit the stands. It’s at best a two to three-week crop, if you’re lucky, because many is the year we never get them at all, due to inhospit…

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Say “Hello” to Spike, a Pit/Lab mix. This good looking boy is just over one-year-old. Spike is very timid, but friendly. He is currently being trained to sit and heal. He is highly motivated with treats and eager to please. With a little more training, Spike will make a wonderful addition to…