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  1. Fishing Report: Steelhead being caught on rivers, open waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | MLive.com

    ... from the pier with spawn bags. Rivers - Steelhead are still reportedly being caught in the Muskegon, White and Pentwater rivers, according to Funk and Courneya. The water remains cloudy with snow-melt water. Courneya adds that some suckers are being ...

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  2. Today's obituary is Connie Jeanne VanBoxel Buck of Whitehall, 55Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | MLive.com

    The former Pentwater native was born in Hart to Cornelius & Lucille VanBoxel on Feb. 3, 1960. She graduated from Pentwater High School in 1978, where she played basketball and volleyball.

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  3. Mystery of Lake Michigan's upside down shipwreck that sank in a...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 14 | Daily Mail

    ... 1940, sinking, along with the 32 crew aboard, 210 feet below the surface of Lake Michigan, just off the coast of Pentwater. While the shipwreck of the SS William B. Davock was finally found, upside down, by divers in 1972, an investigation into why ...

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  4. Cause for Sunken Freighter in 1940 DeterminedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | WHTC

    Explorers with the Holland-based Michigan Shipwreck Research Association say that they now know what caused the steel freighter William Davock to capsize west of Pentwater in Lake Michigan with 33 members on board during a blizzard on November 11, 1940. It was determined during a search last fall that strong waves had snapped the rudder, causing it to break a propeller blade and rendering the craft helpless.

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  5. Shipwreck explorers solve 75-year-old mystery surrounding William B. Davock freighter sunk in Lake MichiganRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | MLive.com

    ... waves. Thirty-two years later, the 420-foot Davock was discovered in 200 feet of water just off the coast of Pentwater, but how it met its final demise could not be determined. "Visibility in those days was pretty bad," said Valerie van Heest, a ...

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  6. West Mich. men receive heart, lungs from same donorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Grand Haven Tribune

    Fred Nelis, 60, of Holland got a new heart; while Gordon Veldman, 67, of Pentwater got a new pair of lungs. The operations were held at the same time at a Grand Rapids hospital last June.

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  7. Two friends recieve heart, lungs from the same donorRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 11 | WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

    Gordon Veldman, 67, and Fred Nelis, 60, met through family friends about 10 years ago but hadn't had much contact in recent years. Both have lived in the Holland area, though Veldman more recently moved to Pentwater.

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  8. Decade-Long Friends Get Organs From Same Donor At Same TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | WLNS-TV Lansing

    Gordon Veldman, 67, and Fred Nelis, 60, met through family friends about 10 years ago but hadn't had much contact in recent years. Both have lived in the Holland area, though Veldman more recently moved to Pentwater.

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  9. Friends Get Organs from Same Donor - on the Same Day and at the Same Time and PlaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Patch.com

    ... brothers, it's not just a euphemism for their camaraderie. Fred Nelis, 60, of Holland, and Gordon Veldman, 67, of Pentwater, now have a genetic link that makes them as close to brothers as two men can be without actually having having started life ...

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  10. Michigan men receive heart, lungs from same donorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    A bond between two longtime family friends has been deepened after the Michigan men received organs from the same donor. Sixty-year-old Fred Nelis of Holland got a new heart, while 67-year-old Gordon Veldman of Pentwater got a new pair of lungs.

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  11. Boil water advisory in effect due to broken pipe in BaldwinRead the original story

    Feb 9, 2015 | Northern Michigan News

    ... supply can be tested. He says the advisory will be lifted if the water samples are clean. Residents of Shelby and Pentwater also have been advised to run a thin, continuous stream of cold water to keep water lines from freezing.

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  12. Fishing continues on Muskegon Lake as cold weather keeps comingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | MLive.com

    ... they were on the minnow scraps. They will snatch any unattended perch too! pic.twitter.com/TcCmMDgWl9 The Pentwater Lake Perch Fishing Tournament will be held 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21 as a part of the Pentwater Winterfest. Folks can register ...

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  13. Girls Night Out event to benefit PACRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | Bureau County Republican

    ... for this special event. Prepared and designed by Joel Martin, chocolatier and owner of Fudge and Frosting in Pentwater, Mich., these dark and milk chocolate filled truffles are “phenomenal” said Jill Marti, organizer and producer of ...

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  14. Lake effect snow to target Ludington area with bitter cold areawideRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | UpNorthLive.com

    ... Benzie County into Manistee and Mason along with Oceana counties including the cities of Manistee/Ludington/Pentwater and the Hamlin Lake area. While locations across Northern Lake Michigan have virtually frozen over, there is still a good amount of ...

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  15. Bridge Magazine's top 20 Muskegon area schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | MLive.com

    ... of whom qualify for subsidized lunches and 14 percent of whom are minorities. The school's score is 109.01. Pentwater High School has 265 students, 47 percent of whom qualify for subsidized lunches and 11 percent of whom are minorities. The school's ...

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  16. 'The Queen of Bingo' performances announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | Bureau County Republican

    ... Ooh-La-La, the Bureau County Metro Center and Dairy Queen. Chocolates will be provided by Fudge and Frosting of Pentwater, Mich., created by chocolatiers Joel Martin and Roxanne Mills for this occasion. Tickets for the Feb. 28 performance and ...

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  17. Sentences by Circuit Court judges Anthony A. Monton, Terrence R. ThomasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | MLive.com

    Roger Craig Beilfuss, 55, of Pentwater, one year Oceana County Jail, two years probation, $2,598 restitution/fees/costs for false pretenses $1,000-$20,000. Javier Jesus Flores, 43, of Grant, one year jail, two years probation for third-offense driving while intoxicated, $750 fees/costs, sentence to be served in court's discretion, six months forthwith.

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  18. Muskegon Catholic Central cracks into top 10 for boys basketball state rankingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | MLive.com

    ... , which cracked the Class D poll at No. 10. The Crusaders are 6-1 going into tonight's game at home against Pentwater. MCC was honorable mention in last week's rankings. Here are the rankings with records in parentheses. Totals are based on 15 ...

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  19. Slick Spots This EveningRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | WOODTV.com

    ... are mainly low 30s and they will fall to the mid 20s tonight. There are breaks in the clouds north of a line from Pentwater to Clare, but most of us will hang onto the clouds tonight. Tomorrow should become partly sunny with calm winds. Saturday ...

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  20. Supercentenarian marks 110 years with an unbroken funny boneRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2014 | Los Angeles Times

    ... Maxine Baker, attended Mitchell's birthday party this week. Mitchell, one of six children, grew up on a farm in Pentwater, Mich., and moved to California when she was in her 20s. She and her husband, Howard Mitchell, met while they were both working ...

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