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Watercooler

It's May - Be Aware

It's May - Be AwareWe are four days into May, but there are still plenty of reasons to be aware this month.
  • Watercooler
  • 1 hour, 22 minutes ago
Super Saver

Super Saver: Deals on designer sunglasses

Super Saver: Deals on designer sunglassesHuge savings on brands like LaCoste, Nike, Nautica and Kenneth Cole for $18.
  • Super Saver
  • 3 hours, 55 minutes ago
Grbj

GRBJ: Michigan monitoring poultry for bird flu

GRBJ: Michigan monitoring poultry for bird fluA new strain from Asia may be spread by migrating waterfowl.
  • Grbj
  • 3 hours, 19 minutes ago
Nation

Fiorina jumps into GOP presidential race

Fiorina jumps into GOP presidential raceFormer Hewlett-Packard executive has never held public office.
  • Nation
  • 3 hours, 37 minutes ago
Elections

Tuesday ballot issues around West Michigan

Tuesday ballot issues around West MichiganProposal 1 is the big state-wide ballot issue Tuesday, but several local areas have other issues on the ballot.
  • Elections
  • 44 minutes ago
Nation

On 'Star Wars' Day, May the Fourth be with you

On 'Star Wars' Day, May the Fourth be with youMay 4 is an official unofficial national holiday for 'Star Wars' aficionados.
  • Nation
  • 12 hours, 43 minutes ago
Holland-zeeland

Tulip Time helps Holland economy

Tulip Time helps Holland economyThe 86th year of Holland's Tulip Time generates tens of millions of dollars for Michigan businesses each year
  • Holland-zeeland
  • 15 hours, 13 minutes ago
News

House fire blocks Kalamazoo Ave. SE

House fire blocks Kalamazoo Ave. SEFire was burning throughout the home and its garage when crews arrived.
  • News
  • 3 hours, 54 minutes ago
News

Power outage hits Grand Rapids' Westside

Power outage hits Grand Rapids' WestsideThe utility's online outage site shows an estimated restoration time of 3:30 a.m.
  • News
  • 9 hours, 41 minutes ago
News

Northbound US 31 back open after deadly crash

Northbound US 31 back open after deadly crashUS 31 is open in both directions after an overnight deadly crash caused lane closures just north of Chicago Drive.
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  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
News

Woman killed in Kalamazoo County crash

Woman killed in Kalamazoo County crashWoman killed in Kalamazoo County crash
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  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
Local

Business owner in Galesburg recalls moment of quake

Business owner in Galesburg recalls moment of quakeThe owner of an antiques store in Galesburg, near the center of Saturday's earthquake, recalls the moment her shop shook.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
Local

4.2 earthquake centered near Kalamazoo

4.2 earthquake centered near KalamazooUSGS measured the quake at magnitude 4.2 and said it was centered south of Galesburg in Kalamazoo County.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Local

Sat. earthquake 2nd strongest in state history

Sat. earthquake 2nd strongest in state historyBellini said Michigan has had only one other earthquake of this magnitude, a 4.6 earthquake that shook the state in August 1947. Its epicenter was close to Saturday's - about 30 miles to the southeast.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 17 hours ago
Local

Earthquake strikes during Nepal relief sermon

Earthquake strikes during Nepal relief sermonPastor Michael Taylor was speaking to the congregation at the Paw Paw Seventh-day Adventist Church when the tremor began.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 17 hours ago
Local

Students can study quakes with seismographs in class

Students can study quakes with seismographs in classRemus Chippewa Hill students are able to measure earthquakes in class
  • Local
  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
News

Cyclist killed in Holland crash

Cyclist killed in Holland crashThe investigation forced police to close southbound River Avenue and 18th Street for nearly three hours.
  • News
  • 1 day, 15 hours ago
Grand Rapids Metro

Motorcyclist killed on S-Curve

Motorcyclist killed on S-CurveIt happened on southbound US-131 under westbound I-196 around 5 p.m. Friday.
  • Grand Rapids Metro
  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
Raw Data

Which Michigan county has the worst roads?

Which Michigan county has the worst roads?There's plenty of competition for the county with the worst roads...
  • Raw Data
  • 23 hours, 24 minutes ago
Whitehall-montague

Teen pinned under van in school parking lot

Teen pinned under van in school parking lotFire crews tell us he was stuck for several minutes before they could free him.
  • Whitehall-montague
  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
Kalamazoo

Kzoo shooting forces Wal-Mart evacuation

Kzoo shooting forces Wal-Mart evacuationPolice responded to a fight in the area of East G Avenue and Sprinkle Road Friday, just after 7:30 p.m. The incident involved an unknown suspect who had fired off a hand gun.
  • Kalamazoo
  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
Local

Michigan's lighthouses are beacons for tourists

Michigan's lighthouses are beacons for touristsA noble mission, unique buildings and beach settings make lighthouses popular destinations
  • Local
  • 2 days, 2 hours ago
Lakeshore

Photos capture superior mirage on Lake Michigan

Photos capture superior mirage on Lake MichiganThe phenomenon happens when the air below the line of sight is colder than the air above it.
  • Lakeshore
  • 2 days, 12 hours ago
Local

No Upper Peninsula deer season an option for smaller herd

No Upper Peninsula deer season an option for smaller herdDeer management specialist Chad Stewart doubts the fall season will be scratched, but it is one of six options.
  • Local
  • 2 days, 11 hours ago
Local

Ultralight aircraft crashes near Ravenna

Ultralight aircraft crashes near RavennaIt happened around 12:25 p.m. Friday in the 10000 block of East Sherman Blvd. near Ravenna.
  • Local
  • 2 days, 12 hours ago
Muskegon

Muskegon police looking for missing man

Muskegon police looking for missing manPeople with info on Orin Mutschler's location should call Muskegon PD at 231-724-6750 or Silent Observer at 231-722-7463.
  • Muskegon
  • 2 days, 18 hours ago
Grand Rapids Metro

Former dive coach heading to trial on CSC charges

Former dive coach heading to trial on CSC chargesDon Glass waived his preliminary hearing on Friday, sending his case to circuit court.
  • Grand Rapids Metro
  • 2 days, 11 hours ago
Local

Student wants changes after N-word written on car

Student wants changes after N-word written on car"If it's not dealt with at home, I feel like the school needs to educate people on diversity and what is right and wrong."
  • Local
  • 3 days ago
Local

Jones brothers' trial postponed for sick witness

Jones brothers' trial postponed for sick witnessMatthew and Paul Jones are accused of murdering Siders in 1989. Their trial began nearly two weeks ago.
  • Local
  • 2 days, 11 hours ago
Grand Rapids Metro

Police search for credit card skimmers from FL

Police search for credit card skimmers from FLThe Kent County Sheriff is asking for help finding two men suspected of using a skimming device to steal credit card information.
  • Grand Rapids Metro
  • 2 days, 15 hours ago
Life

Riverbank Run: Last minute training tips

Riverbank Run: Last minute training tipsRiverbank Run: Last minute training tips
  • Life
  • 1 day ago
Life

"Klomp the Record" Dance Lesson

"Klomp the Record" Dance Lesson"Klomp the Record" Dance Lesson
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  • 1 day ago
News

Unity march held in Grand Rapids

Unity march held in Grand RapidsUnity march held in Grand Rapids
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  • 1 day, 12 hours ago
News

GR businesses say smoking ban has been good

GR businesses say smoking ban has been goodGR businesses say smoking ban has been good
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  • 1 day, 12 hours ago
Sports

Muskegon Lumberjacks take 2-1 lead in series with Dubuque

Muskegon Lumberjacks take 2-1 lead in series with DubuqueMuskegon Lumberjacks take 2-1 lead in series with Dubuque
  • Sports
  • 2 days, 9 hours ago
Grand Rapids Metro

Sen. Peters promotes criminal justice overhaul

Sen. Peters promotes criminal justice overhaulSen. Peters and other legislators have proposed creating a National Criminal Justice Commission.
  • Grand Rapids Metro
  • 2 days, 11 hours ago
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