Due to heavy rains Tuesday afternoon, the Oceana County Road Commission indefinitely closed Harrison Road, east of 166th Avenue (Village of Walkerville).  The road commission reported that the road has washed out and the bridge in that area is questionable. A detour route (144th Avenue, nort…

With the cancellation of the National Asparagus Festival in June, the Board of Directors started working on other ways to celebrate this area’s featured crop. According to the NAF website, the Ryan Walsworth Spear It 5K Run/Walk will be held as a virtual event this year, and is sponsored by …

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HART — The Oceana County Historical and Genealogical Society Board met via Zoom Thursday, May 21 to discuss where the organization is since the pandemic began and to look at programming for the months to come.

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WALKERVILLE — The Walkerville High School graduation ceremony Friday, May 22 was unconventional in many ways, but was truly a time of celebration and a night to remember.

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The new Hart Economic & Redevelopment Team (H.E.A.R.T.) aims to pump $17,500 into Hart businesses through its #TakeMeToHart Gift Card Incentive Program (GCIP).

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Approximately 8,000 gallons of sewage overflowed early May 21 on Industrial Park Drive in the Village of Shelby.

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Demonstrators took to New York City streets on Friday for a second day in protest of the death of George Floyd, the black Minnesota man killed in police custody, and invoked the names of other black people who died at police hands. (May 29)

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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.

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…

It’s in the 70s and feels like summer, which means…grill’s on! Already I’m eating outside—the other night I had my dinner on the porch. I don’t know why, but somehow that broiled salmon with a lemon herb butter sauce, cheese and sour cream mashed potato casserole and steamed carrots in a bro…

Continuing with this month’s theme of asparagus, here’s a wedding that can never go wrong: the nuptials of salmon and asparagus. Those two were just made for each other. Each has its own delicate, distinctive flavor that perfectly complements the other. And both of those flavors benefits equ…