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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
  • 18 hours, 54 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
  • 18 hours, 55 minutes ago
Local

Deadly parvovirus affecting Allegan County dogs

Deadly parvovirus affecting Allegan County dogsThe latest cases of parvovirus are in the Fennville area, where one dog has died and several others have gotten sick.
  • Local
  • 18 hours, 56 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
  • 18 hours, 57 minutes ago
News

Roommate talks about EL man arrested for lying to feds

Roommate talks about EL man arrested for lying to fedsAl-Hamzah Mohammad Jawad was detained at Detroit Metropolitan Airport on Feb. 17.
  • News
  • 19 hours, 19 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, 35 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, 34 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
Local

WZZM 13's Janet Mason honored with NATAS Silver Circle award

WZZM 13's Janet Mason honored with NATAS Silver Circle awardOn March 1, 2015, WZZM 13 President and General Manager Janet Mason, will be one of six Michigan broadcasters inducted into the prestigious Silver & Gold Circle of the Michigan chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 4 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
Muskegon

Man convicted of murder passes out after verdict

Man convicted of murder passes out after verdictJudge Timothy Hicks found Robert Gee, 31, guilty of murder and three weapons counts in the June 26 shooting death of Jake Rameau.
  • Muskegon
  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Elections

Prop 1 ballot language for road funds approved

Prop 1 ballot language for road funds approvedThe challenge for the state Board of Canvassers Thursday was to sift through the seven different proposals submitted by supporters and opponents of the proposal to come up with language that included all the facets of the road proposal.
  • Elections
  • 1 day, 14 hours ago
Grand-rapids-central

Mayor's 100 Campaign aims to boost youth employment

Mayor's 100 Campaign aims to boost youth employmentThe campaign is looking for 100 area businesses that can offer young people ages 15 to 24 meaningful job opportunities.
  • Grand-rapids-central
  • 1 day, 14 hours ago
Grand-rapids-central

MEDC grant delivers $2.9 million to GRCC

MEDC grant delivers $2.9 million to GRCCGRCC plans to use that money to purchase equipment for its machine tool, welding, HVAC, and automotive programs, in addition to creating a craft beer instructional lab.
  • Grand-rapids-central
  • 1 day, 14 hours ago
Politics

Last piece of $325M budget hole fixed by Senate

Last piece of $325M budget hole fixed by SenateThe Legislature gave final approval Thursday to a pair of bills which fix a $325-million hole in this year's state budget.
  • Politics
  • 1 day, 15 hours ago
Local

Asian carp control bill proposed in Congress

Asian carp control bill proposed in Congress"We cannot afford to take a cavalier approach when it comes to protecting our Great Lakes from Asian carp."
  • Local
  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
Grand-rapids-south

Consumers Energy announces $1.6 million contribution to Salvation Army

Consumers Energy announces $1.6 million contribution to Salvation ArmyConsumers Energy is working with the Salvation Army to help Michiganders with their energy bills.
  • Grand-rapids-south
  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
Made-in-michigan

Made in Michigan: Hop Soda

Made in Michigan: Hop Sodarand Rapids has become known nationwide for its craft beer. Now one local man is hoping it will also become known for its craft soda.
  • Made-in-michigan
  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
Grand-rapids-west

John Ball Zoo master plan approved as it prepares to open Sunday

John Ball Zoo master plan approved as it prepares to open SundayThe plan, still in formulation, will receive public input in the weeks ahead.
  • Grand-rapids-west
  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
Kentwood

Search warrant executed at Kentwood daycare where child died

Search warrant executed at Kentwood daycare where child diedThe parents of three-month-old Cooper Fales discovered him dead Feb. 19 when they picked him up from Bridges Day Care on Pine Tree Avenue SE. It's not clear how or when the child died but one of his parents attempted CPR as they called Grand Rapids police.
  • Kentwood
  • 1 day, 19 hours ago
News

What is net neutrality and what does it mean for me?

What is net neutrality and what does it mean for me?Net neutrality, or open Internet, is the principle that Internet service providers should give consumers access to all legal content and applications on an equal basis, without favoring or blocking some sources.
  • News
  • 1 day, 19 hours ago
Grand-rapids-central

GRCC play 'From White Plains' tackles bullying issues

GRCC play 'From White Plains' tackles bullying issuesTheater director Michelle Urbane says "From White Plains" stood out to the selection committee because it dealt with important social issues and promotes dialogue and critical thinking.
  • Grand-rapids-central
  • 1 day, 19 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
Muskegon

Men of Color Read group encourages picking up a book

Men of Color Read group encourages picking up a bookA group of men in Muskegon Heights took time away from their busy days to read to school kids on Thursday.
  • Muskegon
  • 1 day, 19 hours ago
Comstock-park

WZZM 13 personalities judge business's chili cookoff

WZZM 13 personalities judge business's chili cookoffRapid Engineering in Comstock Park lets its employees compete in the Hungry Heifer Chili Cook-Off.
  • Comstock-park
  • 1 day, 19 hours ago
Comstock-park

Whitecaps fan food voting is underway

Whitecaps fan food voting is underwayGet your stomach and fingers ready - it is time to vote for the fan food menu item for the 2015 baseball season at Fifth Third Ballpark.
  • Comstock-park
  • 1 day, 20 hours ago