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SHELBY — Monday, the Village of Shelby accepted the resignation of council member Robert “Bill” Glover who was elected to council in November 2020. Glover was also named the deputy supervisor of Shelby Township shortly after his election to the village council.

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From class clown, to Army helicopter mechanic in Afghanistan and Iraq, to local carpenter, to blacksmith and artist — Kade Swenor’s journey has taken him down a number of paths. Currently living on 40 acres in Oceana County, he finds more than enough to keep him busy, and he expresses his ov…

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Wally Carrier of Shelby served an extensive career in the Air Force, that he looks back on fondly. He was stationed all over the world, yet for his last assignment, he was sent to Australia to be the superintendent for the unit stationed there.

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HART — Having agreed to the terms of employment, the Hart City Council and former city council member and new city manager Robert (Rob) Splane entered into a formal employment agreement set to commence Friday, June 25, 2021. Just over one month ago, the council voted 4-1 (with one absentia) …

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Our garden is located in the Village of New Era. We organized in 2015 as an outreach ministry of the New Era Christian Reformed Church. We fill a need in our community supplying a place to grow fresh vegetables. Members are residents that do not have the space, tools, ability or time to gard…

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On June 16 at 1 p.m. there will be a Celebration of Life service for Carol Wolfe at Cherry Point Farm Market, 9600 W. Buchanan Road, Shelby, MI 49455.   

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Please join The Ladder Community Center in Shelby Saturdays at 6:30 p.m. to raise the roof for the Lord. This spirit-led worship service, titled “Celebrate,” will include singing, prayer and scripture reading. Psalm 32:11 in The Message Bible proclaims, “Celebrate God. Sing together—everyone…

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Benona Shores Golf Course hosted its 29th annual Bob and Maryann Hukill Memorial Fireman’s Scramble June 5-6, raising over $12,000 for the fire department.

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FRANKENMUTH — The young Pentwater team finished 18th of the 18 state qualifying teams over the weekend in the Division 4 state meet. However, the Falcons, who fielded a team of five underclassmen, including four freshmen and eighth-graders, got a lot from the experience of playing a tough co…

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GRANDVILLE — Hart dominated the first two and a half innings of Saturday’s regional semifinal game against North Muskegon, but the Norse made things happen after that, and they rallied to defeat the Pirates in six innings by mercy rule, 13-3.

HOLTON — Pentwater has taken a big step forward as a program in 2021, and Saturday gave the Falcons an opportunity to see the class of the state in Division 4, as they took on top-ranked Holton in the district finals. After a competitive start, Pentwater ended up losing 15-0 to the Red Devils.

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Three people are dead and two remain missing after a group floating down a North Carolina river on inflatable tubes went over a dam, authorities said. Rockingham County emergency officials said four others were rescued. (June 17)

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With its prickly, tough leaves and fibrous, inedible choke, a fresh artichoke bears no slight resemblance to the man-eating plant in Little Shop of Horrors. Maybe that’s why so many people avoid the poor vegetable, except in canned form.

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Two years ago, I wrote an article in the Herald-Journal about a remarkable lady who has a passion for local history, specifically Silver Lake local history. Her name is Ann Chandler, and she had just published a book, Under the Dunes, a collection of, as she puts it, “facts, figures, fun, fa…

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There’s a widespread misconception that bacon is bad for you. While the preservatives in most bacon aren’t exactly great, the fat is not a problem if you fry the bacon until crisp and drain it well. OK, what about turkey bacon, you ask. Well, I was surprised to learn that while turkey bacon …

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