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Grandville

$2,000 reward after Grandville jeweler burglarized

$2,000 reward after Grandville jeweler burglarizedGrandville jeweler Dennis Engel is offering a $2,000 reward after his Chicago Drive store was burglarized overnight.
  • Grandville
  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
Local

Inmates leaving Allegan jail ask for rides at nearby homes

Inmates leaving Allegan jail ask for rides at nearby homesSome unwanted foot traffic is stirring up safety concerns in one Allegan neighborhood.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
Local

Paul Jones bragged about being murder suspect, friend says

Paul Jones bragged about being murder suspect, friend saysAngela Chase gave defendant Paul Jones a ride the day Shannon Siders's body was exhumed. "He was highly agitated and defensive," she testified.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
Grand Rapids Metro

BISSELL Pet Foundation to cover adoption fees Saturday

BISSELL Pet Foundation to cover adoption fees SaturdayIn addition, BISSELL Homecare, Inc., will give every new pet family a free cleaning product.
  • Grand Rapids Metro
  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
Grand-rapids-central

Sustainability group calls G.R. an emerging city

Sustainability group calls G.R. an emerging cityThe effort to earn that distinction in Grand Rapids is part of a project to cut energy and water consumption in the downtown area.
  • Grand-rapids-central
  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
Muskegon

Friends of missing woman to hand out flyers this weekend

Friends of missing woman to hand out flyers this weekendBobbie Maples, 33, disappeared December 14, 2014, ten days after giving birth to her daughter.
  • Muskegon
  • 1 day, 7 hours 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
  • 1 day, 7 hours 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
  • 1 day, 7 hours 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
  • 1 day, 11 hours 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
  • 1 day, 18 hours 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
  • 1 day, 19 hours 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
  • 1 day, 19 hours 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
  • 1 day, 19 hours 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
  • 1 day, 20 hours 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
  • 1 day, 21 hours 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
  • 1 day, 22 hours 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
  • 1 day, 22 hours 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
  • 1 day, 22 hours 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
  • 2 days, 5 hours 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
  • 2 days, 5 hours ago
Grand-rapids-central

Noorthoek Academy students honored

Noorthoek Academy students honoredThis year, a record 76 students were enrolled in Noorthoek.
  • Grand-rapids-central
  • 2 days, 6 hours 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
  • 2 days, 6 hours 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
  • 2 days, 7 hours 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
  • 2 days, 7 hours 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
  • 2 days, 7 hours 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
  • 2 days, 7 hours 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
  • 2 days, 8 hours ago