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  • Man missing from Kalamazoo, has medical issues

    OSHTEMO TOWNSHIP, Mich. – The Kalamazoo County Sheriff is asking for help in finding a missing man. Jamie Sigureur Klein, 37, was last seen in the area of Westnedge and Cork Street in Kalamazoo on Wednesday. Klein is described as being 5’9″, 300 lbs., with medium length gray hair and glasses.  He was last seen wearing a light blue t-shirt, light grey-colored nylon shorts, white socks and white tennis shoes. The department says that Klein suffers from several medical issues […]

  • Child suffers minor injuries when car hits house in Grand Rapids

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – A child was hurt Friday morning when a car hit a house in northwest Grand Rapids. The crash happened about 8:00 a.m. Friday in the 700 block of Bridge Street NW. Police say the force of the crash knocked a TV off a wall inside and it fell on the hand of a child.  The child was taken to the hospital out of precaution. No one else was injured.

  • The Friday Funnies

    Mike Avery’s Animal Stories and Christmas in April highlight the highlights of the FOX 17 Morning News this week.

  • Fire damages home in Courtland Township

    COURTLAND TOWNSHIP, Mich. – Fire damaged a home in Courtland Township Friday afternoon. Crews from Courtland Township and Plainfield Township were called about 1:00 p.m. to a home in the 7000 block of Courtland Drive NE. The fire chief says that two people were inside when the fire started.  They both suffered minor injuries. The chief says that is appears the fire started when someone left a load of laundry on the stove.

  • Company helping Ele’s Place with expansion

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – Ele’s Place in Grand Rapids is getting a helping hand from a local business. Baudville Brands is celebrating their 35th anniversary by assisting in an expansion of Ele’s Place. Ele’s Place supports children through the grieving process after the loss of a loved one.

  • Space Station shares photo of Mackinac Bridge

    SPACE – The International Space Station shared some impressive photos on their Facebook page this week, including a look from way above the Mackinac Bridge. The post also includes looks at the east coast of the United States, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, and the Galapagos Islands.

  • New Holland Brewing to open location in Battle Creek

    BATTLE CREEK, Mich. – New Holland Brewing Company will be expanding in the next year to Battle Creek. The brewer was founded in Holland, Michigan and also has a location in Grand Rapids called The Knickerbocker.  The new location will be at 64 W. Michigan Avenue. Battle Creek Unlimited (BCU) is awarding $200,000 in incentives to New Holland.  BCU asked for proposals for three downtown Battle Creek buildings in December and the $200,000 offer for a brewery or distillery. New […]

  • Rockford couple gives 14th son creative middle name

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan couple had a little bit of fun naming their 14th son. Kateri and Jay Schwandt welcomed the birth of their son on Wednesday. Jay Schwandt says they’ve decided to name him Finley Sheboygan Schwandt. The name doesn’t appear to have any ties with the Wisconsin city. Jay Schwandt says it’s inspired by a tale his father-in-law told them about a Native American chief who was the father of many boys. The chief believed […]

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    Man accidentally shoots self at Marshall gas station

    MARSHALL, Mich. – A man with a concealed pistol permit is recovering from a serious gunshot wound after his gun fell from the back of his vehicle. Marshall Police say they were called Thursday afternoon to the Family Fare gas station at West Drive and Michigan Avenue on reports of a man who had been shot.  They found the man lying in the parking lot with a gunshot wound to his thigh.  An officer applied a tourniquet to control the […]