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Fire at pig barn contained inside building

December 12, 2012
Fire at pig barn contained inside building

CRYSTAL TWP. — Several fire departments were on scene of a pig barn fire this morning outside of Crystal Valley. The barn, located on 128th Avenue, is owned by Rusty and Theresa Shafer. On scene were Walkerville, Crystal Township, Pentwater, Hart and Riverton Township fire departments. No flames or smoke were showing around 11:30 a.m. but Riverton Twp. Fire Chief…

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Santa Express coming to town

December 12, 2012

The Marquette Rail Santa Express is coming to several area towns this Saturday. This is the seventh year Marquette Rail will bring Santa and Mrs. Claus to communities along its line, where they will hand out candy to children. Marquette Rail has partnered with Jim Nickelson’s Christmas Trees of Amber Township and Miller’s Produce of Manistee to help distribute trees…

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Hamlin Township meets Thursday

December 12, 2012

HAMLIN TOWNSHIP — The regular meeting of the Hamlin Township Board of Trustees will be Thursday, Dec. 13 at 7 p.m. Below is the agenda for the meeting, available for download. Hamlin 121312

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Outdoors Without Limits chapter formed

December 11, 2012

A group of local outdoor enthusiasts have formed a chapter of Outdoors Without Limits, which will assist people with disabilities in spending time in nature. Greg Robison is the chairman of West Michigan Outdoors Without Limits, which was formed on Nov. 27 after it was approved by national CEO and founder Kirk Thomas. Several volunteers have already committed to being…

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West Shore Bank Spirit of Giving raises over $5,000

December 10, 2012
West Shore Bank Spirit of Giving raises over $5,000

  LUDINGTON — West Shore Bank, in partnership with Shop-N-Save of Ludington, Hansen Foods of Hart and Oleson’s Foods in Manistee is helping to distribute 451 meals in Mason, Oceana and Manistee counties this holiday season as part of the bank’s Spirit of Giving campaign. For three weeks the bank collected funds from employees, residents and businesses at its local…

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