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  • Photos: Good Times at The Corner Bar

    ROCKFORD, Mich. – As we’ve all watched The Corner Bar in Rockford burn, we thought it would be a good time to remember the good times that many people had at the iconic restaurant. There are hundreds of pictures on The Corner Bar Facebook page of parties and entries to the Wall of Fame, those who successfully downed 12 chili dogs in four hours.  There are also several images and video in the FOX 17 archive from past stories and […]

  • New Perrin beer to benefit veterans

    COMSTOCK PARK, Mich. – Perrin Brewing is releasing Veteran Strong Pale Ale on August 17.  There is a release party on August 20 and $1 from each pint is going to the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans. For more, visit .

  • Police investigate home invasion in Battle Creek

    BATTLE CREEK, Mich. – Michigan State Police are investigating a home invasion at a Battle Creek mobile home park. The incident happened sometime early Tuesday morning in the Hickory Hills Village off of Six Mile Road. Police say the suspect or suspects pushed out a window screen and used a chair to climb inside. There are no details as to what was taken.  Anyone with information should call Michigan State Police at 269-558-0511.  

  • Police release photo of flag and swastika removed from downtown overpass

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – Police are still searching for the suspect who allegedly draped a U.S. flag with a spray-painted swastika off a downtown overpass. The incident happened Monday morning on the Coit Avenue overpass over I-196.  Police took the flag down around 7:00 a.m. Police released a picture of the flag Tuesday afternoon. The suspect is described as a man in his 20s with black hair.  A witness reported that he was wearing a sweater with a jacket. Anyone […]

  • Mayor: ‘This type of behavior is not welcome in Muskegon’

    MUSKEGON, Mich. – The Mayor of Muskegon says “a member of our community made a very ignorant error in judgement” this weekend by hanging a noose on a school playground. The noose was found on the playground of Glenside School on Hackley Avenue Sunday by a school employee. That employee took a picture of it, took it down, and forwarded it to supervisors.  The school contacted police. Mayor Stephen Gawron issued the statement Monday night on the city’s Facebook page.  Police […]

  • Dump truck hits power line; M-44 closed

    CANNON TOWNSHIP, Mich. – M-44 is closed between Myers Lake Avenue and Egypt Valley Avenue after a dump truck hit a live power line. The incident happened about 10:00 a.m.  The area is a construction zone and the dump truck had unloaded its cargo when the raised bucket struck a power line. The driver was trapped for a short time, but was able to get out safely. Drivers are advised to avoid the area.

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    Special Projects Producer

    News – Grand Rapids, Michigan Reports to: “News Director” Position Summary WXMI FOX 17, the Tribune owned station located in Grand Rapids, Michigan is looking for a Special Projects Producer who can execute all aspects of the broadcast and digital story-telling process. The right candidate will be expected to come up with original content daily for broadcasts and digital platforms. Must be comfortable juggling multiple projects at once and managing various crews. Needs to be a strong researcher, writer, field […]

  • Corner Bar serves up hot dogs even after fire destroys restaurant

    ROCKFORD, Mich. – The owners of The Corner Bar aren’t letting a fire get in the way of serving hot dogs to Rockford residents. Crews have been working to extinguish a massive fire at The Corner Bar since about 5:00 a.m. Monday morning. The popular downtown Rockford bar has been a fixture since the 1930’s. The bar occupies the oldest building in Rockford, which was built in 1873. While crews continued to fight  the fire into Monday afternoon, staff set […]