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Grand-rapids-north

Sweetland Candies features handmade candy canes

Sweetland Candies features handmade candy canesSweetland Candies has started making handmade candy canes for the holidays.
  • Grand-rapids-north
  • 17 hours, 31 minutes ago
Muskegon

Decision on Muskegon parking delayed

Decision on Muskegon parking delayedThe measure would prohibit people from parking on the street daily between 2a.m. and 6a.m. from December 15 through the end of February.
  • Muskegon
  • 17 hours, 37 minutes ago
News

Emmett Twp. death investigated

Emmett Twp. death investigatedAn autopsy was conducted Tuesday but there was no obvious cause of death, police said.
  • News
  • 18 hours, 1 minute ago
Healthy You

Curing your kids of the "I wants"

Curing your kids of the "I wants"You've no doubt braced yourself for the onslaught of "I want" that you'll likely hear from your kids over the next several weeks.
  • Healthy You
  • 20 hours, 21 minutes ago
Education

Ravenna students prepare for China trip

Ravenna students prepare for China tripThey won a trip to China to participate in Destination Imagination's Asian Pacific competition.
  • Education
  • 20 hours, 26 minutes ago
Made-in-michigan

Made in Michigan: Mitten Crate

Made in Michigan: Mitten CrateMitten Crate sends made-in-Michigan food to your door.
  • Made-in-michigan
  • 20 hours, 51 minutes ago
Muskegon

Teen charged with burying newborn daughter denied bond

Teen charged with burying newborn daughter denied bondJessica Brewster's attorney asked a judge to provide his client with an affordable bond while she waits for a December court hearing. The judge denied the request.
  • Muskegon
  • 20 hours, 54 minutes ago
News

Demonstrators on GVSU campus protest Ferguson decision

Demonstrators on GVSU campus protest Ferguson decisionMore than a hundred people gathered Tuesday outside the Grand Valley State University Allendale campus's clock tower.
  • News
  • 20 hours, 59 minutes ago
Lakeshore

Family reunited on Adoption Day after emotional separation

Family reunited on Adoption Day after emotional separationA national adoption event is leading one West Michigan family from heartbreak to happiness.
  • Lakeshore
  • 21 hours ago
Grand-rapids-central

Changing Face of West Michigan: Diversity in Education

Changing Face of West Michigan: Diversity in EducationWith the help of our partners at USA Today, we continue spending time looking at the "Changing Face of America."
  • Grand-rapids-central
  • 21 hours, 2 minutes ago
13 On Your Side

Tarmac trouble: U.S. runway close calls soar

Tarmac trouble: U.S. runway close calls soarNear runway collisions involving commercial airplanes climbed two-thirds from 2003 to 2013 at U.S. airports.
  • 13 On Your Side
  • 21 hours, 4 minutes ago
Holland-zeeland

Ottawa Beach Rd. project could be delayed until spring

Ottawa Beach Rd. project could be delayed until springThe Ottawa County Road Commission says they likely won't finish work on Ottawa Beach Road until the spring.
  • Holland-zeeland
  • 21 hours, 5 minutes ago
Grand-rapids-central

Local law professor offers analysis of Ferguson case

Local law professor offers analysis of Ferguson caseProfessor Devin Schindler offered an explanation of the grand jury process and his analysis of the situation.
  • Grand-rapids-central
  • 21 hours, 6 minutes ago
Grand-rapids-west

GRPD investigating stabbing on city's northwest side

GRPD investigating stabbing on city's northwest sideIt happened just before 3 o'clock in the 700 block of 6th St., near McReynolds Ave.
  • Grand-rapids-west
  • 1 day ago
Kalamazoo

Police ID K'zoo murder victim; suspect arrested

Police ID K'zoo murder victim; suspect arrestedThe victim, identified as Marie McMillian, 47, was discovered around 8:30 p.m. Saturday at Clayborne Court Apartments, located in the 4400 block of Clayborne Dr. McMillan was found dead on her bed and had multiple stab wounds.
  • Kalamazoo
  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
Local

Overnight fire at Allendale Christmas tree farm

Overnight fire at Allendale Christmas tree farmThe fire broke out at Bosch's Country View Nursery on Pierce Street just before 10 p.m. on Monday. Crews from seven different fire departments had a difficult time putting out the fire that started in one of the barns located on the fire.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 6 hours ago
Ada-cascade

International Christmas trees return at Meijer Gardens

International Christmas trees return at Meijer Gardens40 international Christmas trees have returned for their 20th year on display.
  • Ada-cascade
  • 1 day, 6 hours ago
Grand-rapids-south

Confusion over power lines sparks concerns

Confusion over power lines sparks concernsA Grand Rapids woman wants to know why it took nearly 8 hours to have crews work to cut off a sparking power line.
  • Grand-rapids-south
  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Grand-rapids-west

GRPD officers nab would-be business burglars

GRPD officers nab would-be business burglarsThree GRPD officers and a police dog nabbed two men for trying to break into a gas station
  • Grand-rapids-west
  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Plainfield

Plainfield Twp. considers additional patrols

Plainfield Twp. considers additional patrolsFor the first time in 40 years, Plainfield Township is considering a proposal to increase patrols by the Kent County Sheriff's Department.
  • Plainfield
  • 1 day, 16 hours ago
Grand Rapids Metro

Jury deliberations to start in tutor sex trial

Jury deliberations to start in tutor sex trialJury deliberations to start in tutor sex trial
  • Grand Rapids Metro
  • 1 day, 16 hours ago
News

Petition opposes Byron Twp. development

Petition opposes Byron Twp. developmentOpponents presented more than 2,200 signatures from people against the changes.
  • News
  • 1 day, 16 hours ago
East-grand-rapids

Chris Van Allsburg promotes new book in West Michigan

Chris Van Allsburg promotes new book in West MichiganThere was a big turn out Monday night in East Grand Rapids for author and West Michigan native Chris Van Allsburg.
  • East-grand-rapids
  • 1 day, 16 hours ago
Grand-rapids-south

Thanksgiving comes early at Ellnora's Kitchen

Thanksgiving comes early at Ellnora's KitchenFor the fourth year, Ellnora's Kitchen on Monday night offered a free Thanksgiving Dinner with all of the traditional fixings.
  • Grand-rapids-south
  • 1 day, 16 hours ago
Grand-rapids-central

G.R. Urban League leader responds to Ferguson decision

G.R. Urban League leader responds to Ferguson decisionAs the nation keeps an eye on the situation in Ferguson, local leaders in Grand Rapids are sharing their perspective.
  • Grand-rapids-central
  • 1 day, 16 hours ago
News

High winds cause thousands of power outages

High winds cause thousands of power outagesAs of 9:15p.m. Monday, about 30,300 Consumers Energy customers were still without electricity.
  • News
  • 1 day, 17 hours ago
Grand-rapids-central

Former tutor returns to stand in sex trial

Former tutor returns to stand in sex trialThe former high school tutor accused of having sex with one of her students returned to the stand in court in her own defense.
  • Grand-rapids-central
  • 1 day, 21 hours ago