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9 people in Michigan on Ebola watch

9 people in Michigan on Ebola watchThe move is precautionary, state community health spokeswoman Angela Minicuci said today. Officials said the individuals are not believed to have had any direct contact with the virus.
  • Local
  • 7 hours, 29 minutes ago
Muskegon

Man mistakes neighbor's dog for coyote, shoots pet

Man mistakes neighbor's dog for coyote, shoots petA 61-year-old Muskegon County man is accused of shooting his neighbors' dog with a 12-gauge shotgun.
  • Muskegon
  • 7 hours, 32 minutes ago
Holland-zeeland

New sculpture celebrates unity, diversity in Holland

New sculpture celebrates unity, diversity in HollandA new sculpture by Cyril Lixenberg was unveiled at Van Bragt Park.
  • Holland-zeeland
  • 9 hours, 40 minutes ago
Grand-rapids-central

Aquinas opens new athletic facility

Aquinas opens new athletic facilityAquinas College is celebrating the opening of its new indoor athletic and recreation building.
  • Grand-rapids-central
  • 9 hours, 45 minutes ago
Muskegon

Dem. candidate Schauer visits Muskegon Heights

Dem. candidate Schauer visits Muskegon HeightsDemocratic candidate for governor Mark Schauer made a campaign stop in Muskegon Heights to talk with ministers and community leaders.
  • Muskegon
  • 9 hours, 49 minutes ago
Kalamazoo

Alert issued after robbery at Western Michigan

Alert issued after robbery at Western MichiganA campus alert has been issued after an armed robbery at Western Michigan University.
  • Kalamazoo
  • 10 hours, 15 minutes ago
Grand-rapids-west

Grand Rapids home for sale has hidden 2,300-piece pipe organ

Grand Rapids home for sale has hidden 2,300-piece pipe organOn a quiet street on the city's West Side is an unassuming home for sale with an unusual secret: a 2,300 piece pipe organ.
  • Grand-rapids-west
  • 11 hours, 7 minutes ago
Local

Michigan's ghost towns are shadowy symbols of boom, bust

Michigan's ghost towns are shadowy symbols of boom, bustIn the not-so-distant past, the town of Vickeryville, northwest of Lansing in Montcalm County, had a U.S. Post Office, a train depot, a resident doctor and its own school.
  • Local
  • 11 hours, 21 minutes ago
Local

Chippewa Hills Schools on lockdown after internet threats

Chippewa Hills Schools on lockdown after internet threatsChippewa Hills High School and Intermediate School in Mecosta County remain on lockdown following threats made against the district.
  • Local
  • 11 hours, 38 minutes ago
Grand-rapids-central

Trick-or-treat at GRCM

Trick-or-treat at GRCMAvoid the chilly Halloween forecast with a trip to the Children's Museum!
  • Grand-rapids-central
  • 15 hours, 37 minutes ago
Grand-rapids-central

Mobile food pantry in Eastown provides fresh produce

Mobile food pantry in Eastown provides fresh produceThe Eastown Community Association teamed up with members of the student senate at Aquinas College, Striders, Feeding America West Michigan, and the Point Church for the giveaway.
  • Grand-rapids-central
  • 16 hours, 17 minutes ago
Muskegon

Prelim for Muskegon Heights murder suspect delayed

Prelim for Muskegon Heights murder suspect delayedLeon Means, 61, is charged with killing Judy Bushman and Anna Lawson on October 14. Means also faces separate charges in the 1989 murders of his estranged wife and her mother.
  • Muskegon
  • 16 hours, 18 minutes ago
Lakeshore

State Senator Arlan Meekhof defends secret campaign contributions

State Senator Arlan Meekhof defends secret campaign contributionsState Senator Arlan Meekhof defends secret campaign contributions
  • Lakeshore
  • 16 hours, 19 minutes ago
Grand-rapids-central

Police watching sex offenders this Halloween

Police watching sex offenders this HalloweenPolice will specifically monitor addresses of sex offenders on parole or probation.
  • Grand-rapids-central
  • 16 hours, 20 minutes ago
Grand-rapids-south

Former MAC site in G.R. could become Fresh Thyme Market

Former MAC site in G.R. could become Fresh Thyme MarketThe public Thursday has a chance to weigh in on plans to redevelop property on Burton Street into a shopping and residential district featuring a Fresh Thyme Market. The development by CWD Real Estate would occur on land formerly occupied by the Michigan Athletic Club...
  • Grand-rapids-south
  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
Kalamazoo

Local students' science projects destroyed in rocket explosion

Local students' science projects destroyed in rocket explosionStudents from Kalamazoo had science experiments on the rocket, as part of the Student Spaceflight Experiments Program.
  • Kalamazoo
  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
Local

Hope Network to celebrate at gala w/new autism campaign

Hope Network to celebrate at gala w/new autism campaignHope Network to celebrate at gala w/new autism campaign
  • Local
  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
Grand-rapids-central

Spectrum updates Ebola preparations

Spectrum updates Ebola preparationsSpectrum Health Wednesday announced updates to their Ebola preparations and plans.
  • Grand-rapids-central
  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
Politics

Poll: Absentees put Snyder, Schauer race in dead heat

Poll: Absentees put Snyder, Schauer race in dead heatThe race for governor has tightened into a virtual dead heading into the final days of this election cycle. And the Democrats' strategy to increase turnout by getting people to vote by absentee ballot is a big driver.
  • Politics
  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
Wyoming

Students with list of names threaten attack at Kelloggsville HS

Students with list of names threaten attack at Kelloggsville HSAround 12:45 p.m. Wednesday, a female student told classmates that she and a fellow 10th grade student were planning to hurt other students during an assembly.
  • Wyoming
  • 1 day, 6 hours ago
Grand-rapids-central

Love Kitchen visits God's Kitchen in Grand Rapids

Love Kitchen visits God's Kitchen in Grand RapidsThe Love Kitchen travels across the United States and Canada meeting the needs of the hungry. God's Kitchen was chosen as a stop by Little Caesars based on the kitchen's mission to serve lunch to those in need seven days a week.
  • Grand-rapids-central
  • 1 day, 6 hours ago
Crime

Man flees from Mason Co. Courthouse after sentencing

Man flees from Mason Co. Courthouse after sentencingAuthorities say Dylan Hansen fled the Mason County Courthouse after his sentencing hearing Wednesday morning.
  • Crime
  • 1 day, 6 hours ago
Muskegon

Driver struck on I-96 while moving dead deer

Driver struck on I-96 while moving dead deerPolice believe the 50-year-old man struck the deer and stopped to remove it from the highway so other drivers wouldn't run over it. He was then hit by a vehicle driven by an 80-year-old Muskegon County man.
  • Muskegon
  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
Muskegon

Power restored to 3,400 after squirrel causes outage

Power restored to 3,400 after squirrel causes outageThere were a number of school delays and cancellations in the Muskegon area, including at the Muskegon Area Career Tech Center and Muskegon Community College's Muskegon campus. Other schools, like Timberland Charter Academy dismissed students early.
  • Muskegon
  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Kentwood

Morning power outage at some Kentwood Schools

Morning power outage at some Kentwood SchoolsPower was out at East Kentwood High School and several nearby schools Wednesday morning.
  • Kentwood
  • 1 day, 11 hours ago
Grand-rapids-south

Subway restaurant robbed Wednesday AM

Subway restaurant robbed Wednesday AMPolice are looking for the man who robbed a Subway restaurant Wednesday morning.
  • Grand-rapids-south
  • 1 day, 11 hours ago
Grandville

Four cars in crashes on I-196 and 28th Street

Four cars in crashes on I-196 and 28th StreetTraffic has backed up on I-196 due to a multi-vehicle crash at the 28th Street and Wilson exit.
  • Grandville
  • 1 day, 12 hours ago