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Holland-zeeland

Proposed Holland-Detroit rail line to get feasibility study

Proposed Holland-Detroit rail line to get feasibility studyThe service would connect Holland, Grand Rapids, Lansing, and Detroit.
  • Holland-zeeland
  • 15 hours, 44 minutes ago
Plainfield

Jewelry store robberies in Mich. connected to crimes in other states

Jewelry store robberies in Mich. connected to crimes in other statesThe FBI announced several new indictments in connection with a string of smash-and-grab robberies at jewelry stores across the country, several of which happened in West Michigan. The most notable crimes were robberies at Medawar Jewelers where thieves targeted...
  • Plainfield
  • 19 hours, 4 minutes ago
Kalamazoo

Man breaks into home, sexually assaults 14-year-old

Man breaks into home, sexually assaults 14-year-oldKalamazoo detectives are investigating a home invasion that led to a sexual assault early Wednesday morning.
  • Kalamazoo
  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Nation

Family loses 5-year-old to rare strep infection

Family loses 5-year-old to rare strep infectionTwo Minnesota parents are struggling to cope with the sudden death of their 5-year-old daughter Persephonee. There is at least one positive thing they are taking away from her passing, though.
  • Nation
  • 3 hours, 1 minute ago
Nation

9th grader dies after falling in gym class

9th grader dies after falling in gym classA high school student has died after falling and hitting his head while playing basketball in gym class. A friend says the teen died doing what he loved.
  • Nation
  • 2 hours, 21 minutes ago
TV

'Star Trek' icon Leonard Nimoy dies at age 83

'Star Trek' icon Leonard Nimoy dies at age 83Veteran actor was known for playing Mr. Spock on TV and in movies.
  • TV
  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
Local

Tilted Kilt chain considering opening in West Michigan

Tilted Kilt chain considering opening in West MichiganOur partner the Grand Rapids Business Journal reports the Tilted Kilt Pub & Eatery plans to open 20 locations in the Midwest.
  • Local
  • 15 hours, 32 minutes ago
Grand-haven

Grand Haven man surrenders after threatening girlfriend with sword

Grand Haven man surrenders after threatening girlfriend with swordOfficers responded to a domestic dispute call around 1 a.m. Friday at a home in the 400 block of Elliot Street. The girlfriend was able to escape the house with two children, unharmed.
  • Grand-haven
  • 21 hours, 47 minutes ago
Comstock-park

10th annual Winter Beer Festival underway this weekend

10th annual Winter Beer Festival underway this weekendThousands of people are braving the cold weather to enjoy a Michigan craft brew.
  • Comstock-park
  • 19 hours, 7 minutes ago
Grand-rapids-west

Brief network outage takes down Meijer card readers

Brief network outage takes down Meijer card readersIn a statement afterward, the company said the network outage has since been fixed.
  • Grand-rapids-west
  • 16 hours, 10 minutes ago
Nation Now

The science behind 'the dress'

The science behind 'the dress''Color is our perception.'
  • Nation Now
  • 1 day ago
Wyoming

911 recordings released in officer-involved shooting

911 recordings released in officer-involved shootingIn the 911 call, we hear his wife explaining why Al James was upset.
  • Wyoming
  • 19 hours, 3 minutes ago
Greenville

Spectrum Health United Hospital expanding

Spectrum Health United Hospital expandingGreenville's Planning Commission approved the site plan at their meeting this week.
  • Greenville
  • 19 hours, 1 minute ago
Grand-rapids-central

Van Andel Arena hosts Disney on Ice this weekend

Van Andel Arena hosts Disney on Ice this weekendThe show's performance director, Tara Patterson, says it's a great show with something for everyone.
  • Grand-rapids-central
  • 19 hours, 2 minutes ago
Politics

House passes firearm definition bill

House passes firearm definition billThe state House has passed a bill that ensures BB guns and the like aren't defined as firearms.
  • Politics
  • 16 hours, 52 minutes ago
Nation

Discovery of dead mom may have sparked Mo. killing spree

Discovery of dead mom may have sparked Mo. killing spreeAt least 4 of the victims were cousins of the suspected gunman, who authorities said killed himself in his pickup.
  • Nation
  • 22 hours, 7 minutes ago
Ada-cascade

Butterflies Are Blooming opens this weekend

Butterflies Are Blooming opens this weekendThe annual Fred & Dorothy Fichter Butterflies Are Blooming exhibition opens Sunday.
  • Ada-cascade
  • 19 hours, 10 minutes ago
Kalamazoo

Police identify woman hit and killed by semi

Police identify woman hit and killed by semiPamela Knowlton, 55, was crossing North Farmer Street when she was hit by the semi as it turned right onto eastbound M-89. The semi had a green light and the driver apparently did not see Knowlton, who is a resident of Otsego.
  • Kalamazoo
  • 19 hours, 47 minutes ago
Walker

Custom Profile called one of country's best places to work

Custom Profile called one of country's best places to workThe award given out by Plastics News is decided by a survey of employees and an analysis of the company's policies.
  • Walker
  • 19 hours, 7 minutes ago
News

U of M banishes fraternity for resort vandalism

U of M banishes fraternity for resort vandalismFraternity banned for 4 years from University of Michigan
  • News
  • 23 hours, 4 minutes ago
Nation

Husband, 108, wife, 105, celebrate 82 years married

Husband, 108, wife, 105, celebrate 82 years marriedSecret for a long and healthy life? "That's God," he says.
  • Nation
  • 1 day, 16 hours ago
Grandville-hudsonville-jenison

Bible camper evicted from Hudsonville elementary schools

Bible camper evicted from Hudsonville elementary schoolsComplaints about a camper, belonging to a local Bible club, on school property are leading to policy changes in the Hudsonville school district.
  • Grandville-hudsonville-jenison
  • 1 day, 19 hours ago
Grand-rapids-west

John Ball Park Easter egg hunt in jeopardy

John Ball Park Easter egg hunt in jeopardyBob Wallington, the volunteer who's been organizing the event, is now on disability and says he no longer has the physical stamina or financial resources to put on the Easter egg hunt.
  • Grand-rapids-west
  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
13 On Your Side

Phone scam targets Consumers Energy customers

Phone scam targets Consumers Energy customersConsumers Energy tells us people are calling customers and demanding utility payments over the phone via a pre-paid credit card.
  • 13 On Your Side
  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
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