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  • Reckless driving results in Wilson Avenue crash

    KENT COUNTY, Mich. — Two people are in custody after a reckless driving crash Sunday morning. The call first came in to the Kent County Sheriff’s Office just after 8 a.m. Sunday that a motorist was driving recklessly from Ottawa County to Walker. However, the vehicle, which contained two occupants, crashed in the 3000 block of Wilson Avenue. Both the driver and passenger were taken into custody on charges involving reckless driving. The incident remains under investigation by the Kent County […]

  • One on the run after vehicle hits Kalamazoo County home

    KALAMAZOO COUNTY, Mich. — Deputies are searching for the driver of a vehicle that struck a residence in Texas Township on Sunday morning. At 6:52 a.m. Sunday, the Kalamazoo County Sheriff’s Office was called to a report of a vehicle hitting a home at 5465 Swallow Ave. Upon arriving at the scene, it was determined that there were no injuries resulting from the crash. A front seat passenger of the vehicle remained at the scene after the crash. However, the driver […]

  • Couple arrested for having meth, loaded gun during traffic stop

    BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — Two Battle Creek residents are being bars after an overnight traffic stop. The Calhoun County Sheriff’s Department says it happened just before 2 a.m. on Sunday, November 18th. A 51-year-old man and a 53-year-old woman were driving on Grove St. near S. Washington when a deputy stopped them for a traffic violation. After investigating, the deputy found meth and a loaded gun inside the vehicle. Both suspects were arrested and taken to the Calhoun County jail on […]

  • Daddy-daughter Brush Bash

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Dad’s there’s a great way for you to spend some quality time with your little princess. Sunday you and your daughter can enjoy a day of painting at the Grand Rapids Brewing Company. There are two sessions you can attend, the first is from 1 p.m. until 2:30 p.m., and the second is from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. All paint supplies will be provided, but remember to wear clothes you don’t mind getting messy. Snacks will […]

  • Rudolph the red-nose reindeer flies into Devos Performance Hall

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — A beloved TV movie and holiday classic is jumping off the screen and onto the stage. “Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer: The Musical” is being performed Sunday at Devos Performance Hall in Grand Rapids. Guests will get to see a variety of characters from the heartwarming tale, including Santa, Hermey the elf, the abominable snow monster, and of course, Rudolph himself. The show begins at 7 p.m., with tickets ranging from about 30 to 50 dollars. For more […]

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    Voting underway for Grand Rapids new city park signs competition

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — The city of Grand Rapids is looking to upgrade the signs for their public parks, and now they need your help on the decision. The city opened voting on the five finalists that were picked from more than 150 submissions. A public vote is being held until December 7th. You can support your favorite design online, by phone, or in person. The winning design will be used at all 75 city parks, and the person who […]

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    Grand Rapids makes it easier to dispute parking tickets

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – Soon, you’ll have a new way to fight parking tickets, without having to go to court. The 61st District Court in Grand Rapids will offer a new feature on its website, for drivers to fight those tickets. The court’s online case review system already lets you fight traffic tickets and other pending cases. The goal is to resolve these kinds of issues without a court date. The feature is set to roll out later this month.

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    Kellogg’s cutting dozens of jobs

    BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — The Kellogg company announced its laying off several employees, after cutting 200 other positions at its cereal plant. Kellogg’s is cutting about 30 jobs, as part of its re-organization plans at its headquarters. They’re also thinking of selling certain brands like Keebler’s and Famous Amos, which could cut even more jobs. City officials in Battle Creek say the job losses are serious, but the company’s decision isn’t going to put a dent in the city’s plan […]

  • Gerald R. Ford International Airport gives military members special welcome home

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Amid another round of construction, Gerald R. Ford International Airport is bracing for the busiest travel time of the year. The airport is also ready to welcome home active duty military members and veterans for the holidays. The annual “Operation Handshake” will be held Wednesday from 9 p.m. to 7 p.m. The airport partners with “The Patriot Guard Riders of West Michigan” to make the event happen, but the public is welcome to join in. If you […]