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Grand-rapids-north

Kent Co. to open new veterans services offices

Kent Co. to open new veterans services officesThe new location provides on-site parking, including handicap spaces just steps from the main entry.
  • Grand-rapids-north
  • 7 hours, 19 minutes ago
Muskegon

Tug clears shipping lane on Muskegon Lake

Tug clears shipping lane on Muskegon LakeTug cuts channel in ice on Muskegon Lake
  • Muskegon
  • 13 hours, 10 minutes ago
Comstock-park

'Hot-To-Tot' wins 2015 Whitecaps food vote

'Hot-To-Tot' wins 2015 Whitecaps food voteThe votes have been counted, and the winner of the sixth annual Whitecaps food contest is Hot-To-Tot. In a tight race, the buffalo chicken and bleu cheese covered tater tot dish received 17% of the fan votes.
  • Comstock-park
  • 13 hours, 34 minutes ago
Local

Father driving farm equipment hits, kills child

Father driving farm equipment hits, kills childA father driving a farming implement struck and killed his 18-month-old child Wednesday afternoon, MSP said.
  • Local
  • 13 hours, 48 minutes ago
Rockford

Special Olympics state basketball finals Fri. & Sat.

Special Olympics state basketball finals Fri. & Sat.Approximately 530 athletes and 170 coaches and chaperons will fill Rockford High School's gymnasium Friday and Saturday for the Special Olympics state basketball finals.
  • Rockford
  • 13 hours, 49 minutes ago
East-grand-rapids

MSU vet student from East Grand Rapids found dead

MSU vet student from East Grand Rapids found deadA 28-year-old Michigan State University student found dead on Tuesday night seems to have died of natural causes, police said.
  • East-grand-rapids
  • 13 hours, 51 minutes ago
East-grand-rapids

EGR leaders hold informational meeting on street millage

EGR leaders hold informational meeting on street millageCity leaders in East Grand Rapids explain roads millage
  • East-grand-rapids
  • 16 hours, 59 minutes ago
Local

West MI counties gain in population

West MI counties gain in populationOttawa, Allegan and Kent gained over 1% in the last year.
  • Local
  • 17 hours, 20 minutes ago
Ada-cascade

Police search for vehicle in St. Patrick's hit and run

Police search for vehicle in St. Patrick's hit and runKent County Sheriff's investigators are looking for the vehicle involved in a hit and run with a bicycle that happened on St. Patrick's Day.
  • Ada-cascade
  • 17 hours, 55 minutes ago
Greenville

Amish man dies week after buggy crash

Amish man dies week after buggy crashAn Amish man has died from his injuries after being involved in a buggy-pickup truck accident last Thursday.
  • Greenville
  • 18 hours, 14 minutes ago
Grand-rapids-south

Woman convicted in bacon-burger brouhaha at drive-thru

Woman convicted in bacon-burger brouhaha at drive-thruJury convicts Shaneka Torres of firing gun at drive-thru window
  • Grand-rapids-south
  • 18 hours, 20 minutes ago
Scholar-athlete

Meijer Scholar Athlete Jenna Davids

Meijer Scholar Athlete Jenna DavidsMeijer Scholar Athlete Jenna Davids
  • Scholar-athlete
  • 18 hours, 57 minutes ago
Healthy-heart

Fremont high schooler to host charity 3-on-3 tourney

Fremont high schooler to host charity 3-on-3 tourneyOver the years, the event has grown and is now attracting big name sponsors. The tournament is on March 28 at 8 a.m.
  • Healthy-heart
  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
Coopersville

Ottawa Co. ranks healthiest in state

Ottawa Co. ranks healthiest in stateOttawa County ranks as the healthiest county in Michigan.
  • Coopersville
  • 1 day, 6 hours ago
Grand-rapids-central

Planned Parenthood unveils renovated GR facility

Planned Parenthood unveils renovated GR facilityThe improvements include a new entrance and lobby, as well as a new education center on the main floor.
  • Grand-rapids-central
  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
Muskegon

Anti Proposal One signs posted illegally in Muskegon County

Anti Proposal One signs posted illegally in Muskegon CountySigns reading "vote no" can be found along U.S. 31, Business Route 31, and the Causeway. It appears most of the handmade signs are on the backs of old signs that once encouraged voters to support Richard Matkin, a 2014 U.S. Taxpayers Party candidate seeking a...
  • Muskegon
  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
Local

Neighbor helps rescue driver from fiery crash

Neighbor helps rescue driver from fiery crashThe crash happened shortly before 12 p.m. Wednesday on Center Road between Powell Road and Taylor Lane. It appears the driver hit a series of trees and stumps and her vehicle caught fire. A neighbor put out the flames.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
Grand Rapids Metro

Distracted driving by teens more common than first thought

Distracted driving by teens more common than first thoughtTeens and distracted driving more prevalent than originally thought
  • Grand Rapids Metro
  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
Holland-zeeland

Holland auto dealer celebrates 50 years in business

Holland auto dealer celebrates 50 years in businessOn its 50th birthday, Elhart is thriving as a GMC, Nissan, and Hyundai dealer.
  • Holland-zeeland
  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Grand Rapids Metro

New bill looks to ban e-cig sales to minors

New bill looks to ban e-cig sales to minorsIn Michigan, e-cigarettes, along with nicotine vapors, are not regulated. Now, a new state Senate bill is trying to change that.
  • Grand Rapids Metro
  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Ada-cascade

Meijer Gardens celebrates 9 millionth visitor

Meijer Gardens celebrates 9 millionth visitorSara Benner of Clarksville received a complimentary one-year membership and two free tickets to one of the shows during the Fifth Third Bank Summer Concert Series.
  • Ada-cascade
  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Walker

Roof collapses in business fire, neighbors helping out

Roof collapses in business fire, neighbors helping outThe fire started around 6:45 a.m. Wednesday at Kleyn Electric on 1st Avenue NW near Lake Michigan Drive, just west of the Ottawa County line.
  • Walker
  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Walker

Meijer spinach recalled for listeria risk

Meijer spinach recalled for listeria riskSome spinach distributed by Meijer is being recalled because it may be tainted with Listeria.
  • Walker
  • 1 day, 9 hours ago
Politics

Bills make using drones to hunt or harass hunters a crime

Bills make using drones to hunt or harass hunters a crimeThe bills mirror legislation that was introduced last year but didn't make it through to final passage.
  • Politics
  • 1 day, 10 hours ago
Kentwood

Cause of death undetermined for child at Kentwood daycare

Cause of death undetermined for child at Kentwood daycareCooper Fales passed away on February 19 at Bridges Day Care. His father picked him up at the end of the day and when he arrived home, the child was unresponsive. He was later pronounced dead.
  • Kentwood
  • 1 day, 12 hours ago
Muskegon

Fewer charter authorizers now at risk of suspension

Fewer charter authorizers now at risk of suspensionThe head of Michigan's education system says seven charter school authorizers are no longer in danger of being suspended.
  • Muskegon
  • 1 day, 13 hours ago
News

Crews fight Newaygo County house fire

Crews fight Newaygo County house fireDispatchers say the fire was reported around 5:20 a.m. Wednesday at a home on West 112th Street west of Wisner Avenue.
  • News
  • 1 day, 14 hours ago