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10 hrs ago | Northern Michigan News

Blueberry farms yielding better crop for area pickers

Weather conditions may have delayed Michigan's blueberry harvest, but local farmers are seeing a much better crop spring up this season.


Related Topix: Weather, Agriculture, Science, Michigan State University, Life, Fruits, Food, Cadillac, MI

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Muskegon morning weather and beach report: Dangerous swimming conditions; sunny skies

A beach hazard warning is in place for Muskegon County, as well as Mason and Oceana counties, until late tonight, July 23, as weather experts warns of strong currents and dangerously high waves.


Related Topix: Muskegon, MI, Muskegon County, MI, Weather

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Single vehicle roll-over leaves man in critical condition

A 20-year-old man, of Shelby, was pinned in his vehicle after rolling over several times in Elbridge Township on Saturday night.


Tue Jul 15, 2014

Waterspout risk increasing with fall-like weather along Lake Michigan shoreline

The calendar reads July, though fall-like weather is making conditions ripe for short waterspout spin ups across the Lake Michigan shoreline Tuesday.


Related Topix: Weather

Wed Jul 09, 2014

With new agreement, Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital officials aim to improve access in Oceana County

Less than a year into its new existence as Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital, Mason County's sole hospital has announced another noteworthy change officials said will improve primary care access among area residents.


Related Topix: Ludington, MI, Mason County, MI, Hart, MI, Pentwater, MI, Grand Valley State University

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Folk band Ark Harbor headlines Night at the Lights concert series at area lighthouses

Members of the audience brought their own chairs to watch a free folk concert in front of Little Sable Point Lighthouse near Silver Lake in Oceana County in 2012.


Related Topix: Grand Haven, MI, Gordon Lightfoot, Folk, Entertainment

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Man pleads guilty to 'ghost tows' in Oceana County

According to the Oceana County Sheriff's Office, a 'ghost tow' is where the suspect places a fake call to AAA for a tow, then AAA gets the request and sends it to the local AAA facility, where Rosse's company would collect the call and not send out the truck.


'Needle in a haystack': Search resumes for missing Hesperia woman

The woman left her home at about 7:40 p.m. Sunday, July 6, said Oceana County Undersheriff Tim Priese.


Related Topix: Hesperia, MI

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Doctors' offices unify with goals of ensuring patient care

Two of Oceana County's family practice offices have united under the banner of Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital, effective July 1. Allan Nelson, MD, has reached agreement with the hospital for his Pentwater Family Practice to become part of Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital.


Related Topix: Ludington, MI, Medicine, Pentwater, MI

Tue Jul 01, 2014

The Electric Forest Festival in Rothbury.

ROTHBURY, Mich. - Oceana County officials say this year's Electric Forest Festival had among the fewest problems in the event's history.


Related Topix: Rothbury, MI