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Tuesday Aug 26 |

Special prosecutor appointed for investigation of Oceana County official

Mason County Prosecutor Paul Spaniola will decide whether the Oceana County Treasurer's office will face any charges after an investigation by the Michigan State Police.


Related Topix: Hart, MI

Wed Aug 20, 2014

County treasurer investigated for property theft

Police say they suspect Sheila Gowell was involved in stealing from property from a home that had been seized by her office.


Tue Aug 19, 2014

Crash sends Oceana County woman to hospital, causes traffic issues

A 56-year-old Oceana County woman suffered a fractured ankle and injuries to her arm early Tuesday, Aug. 19, when she lost control of her vehicle and struck a tree, police said.


Related Topix: Muskegon County, MI

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Lansing State Journal

Michigan man charged in 2011 dog dragging death

Officials in Michigan say they've arrested a man for allegedly dragging a golden retriever behind a truck in Oceana County three years ago.


Related Topix: Muskegon, MI, Benzie County, MI

Thu Aug 07, 2014

National Lighthouse Day: 10 of our favorite Michigan lighthouse pictures

The Pointe Aux Barques Lighthouse Society is located six miles north of Port Hope in Huron County.


Related Topix: Michigan, Port Hope, MI, Huron County, MI, Grand Rapids, MI, Entertainment

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Six drive-offs, no pay: Oceana County Sheriff's Office seeks car, driver

The Oceana County Sheriff's Office is asking for help from the public in its investigation of six recent gasoline drive-off incidents believed to involve the same car.


Related Topix: Wagon, Ford, Ford Taurus, Sedan

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Oceana County: Andrew Sebolt, John Dean Gustafson, Robert H. Walker...

Two years ago, Andrew Sebolt fell six votes shy of Larry Van Sickle in a three-person race for the Republican nomination for County Commissioner in District 4 of Oceana County.


WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

A visit to Silver Lake lighthouse

At the state park in Oceana County is one of the most easily accessible lighthouses to visit in West Michigan.


Related Topix: Lake, MI, Mears, MI

Election Day: See what voters will decide today in Muskegon and Oceana counties

Michigan polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 5. To find out where you should vote and view a sample ballot, go to the secretary of state's website.


Related Topix: Muskegon County, MI

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Motorist tased, tires punctured in Muskegon County after 12-mile pursuit

A White Cloud man was tased by a sheriff's deputy after he fled authorities in his vehicle that had to be stopped with a tire deflation device.


Related Topix: Muskegon County, MI, Twin Lake, MI

Sat Aug 02, 2014

Muskegon top headlines: Ex-gangster, iron kettle and more

A former Muskegon-area gang member, incarcerated for more than a decade for armed robbery and recently paroled, says he hopes to serve as an example to others living a life of crime who believe there is no hope for rehabilitation and change.


Related Topix: Muskegon, MI

Little Sable Point Lighthouse to host unveiling ceremony for Michigan Historical Marker

The image of Little Sable Point lighthouse at Oceana County's Silver Lake State Park is reflected in Silver Lake Channel, which empties into Lake Michigan.


Related Topix: Michigan, Lake, MI, Ludington, MI, Mears, MI, Pentwater, MI

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Cast iron kettle weighing 500 pounds stolen in Oceana County

According to the Oceana County Sheriff's Office, the kettle was taken from a lawn on W. Shelby Rd. The kettle is believed to have been stolen either late Tuesday night or early Wednesday morning.


Enormous cast iron kettle allegedly stolen from Oceana County lawn

The Oceana County Sheriff's Office said the report about the missing kettle, estimated to be about 4 feet in diameter, was filed on Wednesday, July 30. The kettle was allegedly stolen from a lawn at a residence in the 6400 block of West Shelby Road and was believed to have been taken some time during the night hours of July 29 and early hours of ... (more)


Thu Jul 31, 2014

National LGBT rights group joins call for women's music festival to admit transgender women

Advocates for the transgender community are urging supporters to boycott a longstanding Michigan music festival that caters to women born women.


Related Topix: Transgender, Folk, Indigo Girls, Gay/Lesbian, Blog News

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