Local Coverage

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 was hospitalized at Muskegon Mercy Hospital since March 26 and died Monday.

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PENTWATER – A 70-year-old Hart man drowned in the North Branch of the Pentwater River in Weare Township, Oceana County, on Monday afternoon, April 6.

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Beverly Joy Veeder, 72, of Whitehall, passed away Tuesday, April 2, 2020. She was born November 28, 1947, in Muskegon, the daughter of Wilber and Margaret (Joy) Mell.

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Grand Rapids, Mich. (April 7, 2020) – Mercy Health now offers two drive-through testing centers, located in Grand Rapids and Muskegon, for patients with a provider order to be tested for COVID-19.

Due to the recent impacts of Covid-19 and the social distancing orders, all six pride weeks at the White Lake Area Solid Waste Authority for this spring have been canceled.

Adapting to government-mandated social distancing guidelines, the American Red Cross is launching an innovative statewide online fundraising event.

From dairy farmers with nowhere to send their milk and cattle ranchers reeling from plummeting beef prices, the impact of the coronavirus is rippling through farm country, according to the Michigan Farm Bureau.

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A seasoned respiratory therapist, Keegan Knue understood firsthand the toll that the escalating cases of COVID-19 would take on the Spectrum Hospital staff in Grand Rapids. Before Knue joined the Muskegon Community College faculty in 2017, he spent the previous 12 years working in Spectrum’s…