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Lakeshore

Lead detective discusses frustration in Heeringa case

Lead detective discusses frustration in Heeringa caseTwo years ago this weekend, Jessica Heeringa disappeared from her workplace in Norton Shores.
  • Lakeshore
  • 25 minutes ago
Ada-cascade

Fox Motors opens Subaru dealership

Fox Motors opens Subaru dealershipWith the new facility, Fox Motors says it's adding 17 new jobs this year.
  • Ada-cascade
  • 26 minutes ago
Grand Rapids Metro

Grand Rapids celebrates Arbor Day

Grand Rapids celebrates Arbor DayThe city is marking Arbor Day by planting trees and looking for the city's best tree.
  • Grand Rapids Metro
  • 27 minutes ago
Greenville

Small plane takes off from M-66 in Montcalm Co.

Small plane takes off from M-66 in Montcalm Co.Around 10:00 a.m. Friday, authorities closed M-66 between Lake Montcalm Road and Cannonsville Road so the small plane could take off.
  • Greenville
  • 4 hours, 24 minutes ago
Art-prize

Elements of ArtPrize 7 revealed at premiere event

Elements of ArtPrize 7 revealed at premiere eventArtPrize 7 begins in about five months, and there was a preview of some of the elements for this year's event Thursday.
  • Art-prize
  • 11 hours, 10 minutes ago
Lakeshore

Utility worker shocked, burned in Mason County

Utility worker shocked, burned in Mason CountyThe incident happened Thursday afternoon at the intersection of Hoague and Darr roads as Kent Power and Great Lakes Energy crews were replacing utility poles, the Mason County Press reports.
  • Lakeshore
  • 11 hours, 42 minutes ago
Holland-zeeland

Departing Holland mayor: Fun standing up to "60 Minutes"

Departing Holland mayor: Fun standing up to "60 Minutes"Holland Mayor Kurt Dykstra says one of his most entertaining experiences in office was the day Lesley Stahl and a "60 Minutes" news crew came to town for an interview.
  • Holland-zeeland
  • 12 hours, 20 minutes ago
Muskegon

Marquis Gresham honored 1 year after murder

Marquis Gresham honored 1 year after murderIt's now been one year since Marquis Gresham was shot and killed while walking to a Muskegon Heights basketball banquet.
  • Muskegon
  • 12 hours, 24 minutes ago
Kentwood

No charges in death at Kentwood daycare

No charges in death at Kentwood daycareNo charges will be filed against a Kentwood daycare after an infant was found dead by his parents in February.
  • Kentwood
  • 12 hours, 37 minutes ago
Kalamazoo

Kzoo woman crashes during police chase, dies

Kzoo woman crashes during police chase, diesA 52-year-old Kalamazoo woman has been killed in a crash while fleeing police in Kalamazoo County.
  • Kalamazoo
  • 14 hours, 2 minutes ago
Grand-rapids-south

East Hills Made in Michigan Day is Saturday

East Hills Made in Michigan Day is SaturdayThe "Made In Michigan" movement has helped support state and local businesses for many years now.
  • Grand-rapids-south
  • 14 hours, 41 minutes ago
Grand-rapids-north

Tossed cigarette causes house fire

Tossed cigarette causes house fireIt happened in the Creston Heights neighborhood on Marietta Drive between North and College Avenues just before 1:30am.
  • Grand-rapids-north
  • 14 hours, 53 minutes ago
News

Amway makes G.R. museums free for all Sunday

Amway makes G.R. museums free for all SundayFive local museums and facilities are taking part in Museums Free for All by opening to the public Sunday at no charge.
  • News
  • 15 hours, 2 minutes ago
Wyoming

Metro Health execs take comments on proposed CHS deal

Metro Health execs take comments on proposed CHS dealMetro Health executives heard a lot of public input Thursday night about a proposed joint venture with a for-profit hospital.
  • Wyoming
  • 22 hours, 14 minutes ago
Grand Rapids Metro

Survey: Alcohol use rises in West Michigan

Survey: Alcohol use rises in West MichiganKent County's alcohol use is not rising as quickly as the average rate in Michigan.
  • Grand Rapids Metro
  • 22 hours, 28 minutes ago
Grand Rapids Metro

Prescription drug take-back day Saturday

Prescription drug take-back day SaturdayOfficers say be sure to remove or black-out any personal information from the bottles.
  • Grand Rapids Metro
  • 22 hours, 41 minutes ago
Grand-rapids-central

Noorthoek Academy students honored

Noorthoek Academy students honoredThis year, a record 76 students were enrolled in Noorthoek.
  • Grand-rapids-central
  • 22 hours, 47 minutes ago
Tigers

N.Y. Yankees 2, Detroit 1: Tigers' Ausmus steamed in cold

N.Y. Yankees 2, Detroit 1: Tigers' Ausmus steamed in coldOn another chilly winter's day in April, everything was cold at Comerica Park.
  • Tigers
  • 23 hours, 27 minutes ago
Nhl

T.B. 3, Detroit 2 (OT): Red Wings lose Game 4 in a flash

T.B. 3, Detroit 2 (OT): Red Wings lose Game 4 in a flashNow the series shifts to Tampa Bay for Saturday's Game 5. Game 6 is Monday, back at the Joe.
  • Nhl
  • 23 hours, 36 minutes ago
Grand-haven

More bear sightings reported in Ottawa County

More bear sightings reported in Ottawa CountyBears are looking for food and might approach homes to find it.
  • Grand-haven
  • 23 hours, 44 minutes ago
Education

Bake sales on verge of comeback in Michigan schools

Bake sales on verge of comeback in Michigan schoolsCookies and brownies and Rice Krispies treats, oh my!
  • Education
  • 23 hours, 54 minutes ago
Sports

Michigan State reveals new football uniform designs

Michigan State reveals new football uniform designsMichigan State football has reveled new home, away and alternate Nike Mach Speed Football uniforms for the upcoming season.
  • Sports
  • 23 hours, 59 minutes ago
Grand-rapids-south

G.R. planners table LINC apartment plan

G.R. planners table LINC apartment planAt a hearing Thursday, neighbors agreed that affordable housing was a good idea, but said the LINC plan falls short when it comes to density, design, and safety.
  • Grand-rapids-south
  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
Holland-zeeland

CultureWorks hosting discussion on art responding to #blacklivesmatter

CultureWorks hosting discussion on art responding to #blacklivesmatterThe exhibit feature pieces from St. Louis, Detroit, and New York City, where the #blacklivesmatter movement has been especially active.
  • Holland-zeeland
  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Grand Rapids Metro

River Bank Run 25K now an Olympic qualifier

River Bank Run 25K now an Olympic qualifierAthletes who reach the 13.1 mile mark with a qualifying time will be invited to participate in the 2016 U.S. Olympic trials.
  • Grand Rapids Metro
  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Grand Rapids Metro

Juliet Dragos returns to anchor desk

Juliet Dragos returns to anchor deskShe's still healing, but her doctors say WZZM 13 anchor Juliet Dragos can come back to work.
  • Grand Rapids Metro
  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Local

State: Inconsistencies in accused murderers' story

State: Inconsistencies in accused murderers' storyProsecutors in the Shannon Siders murder trial are trying to expose inconsistencies in the defendants' story. Mathew and Paul Jones are charged with first degree premeditated murder in her death. Prosecutors are working to prove they killed Siders and never dropped...
  • Local
  • 1 day, 2 hours ago