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  • Allegan County Cereal Collection Drive

    The 4th Annual Cereal Drive goes through April 30. The goal is to collect 30,000 boxes of cereal for children for the summer. For drop off locations and more details, click here. 

  • Ambulance-graphic

    Teen drowns in pool at Boyne Mountain

    BOYNE FALLS, Mich. – A teen has died at a popular northern Michigan resort. The president and general manager of Boyne Mountain Resort, Ed Grice, issued a statement that a 14-year-old girl drowned Thursday night in the resort’s Clock Tower Lodge pool. “Our security department received the call of a possible drowning at 6:08 p.m. Thursday. 911 had also been called and first responders arrived shortly after. Resort security, EMS, and the Charlevoix County Sheriff’s Office rendered assistance. The victim […]

  • Grand Rapids Public Schools restarts search for next superintendent

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – The Grand Rapids Public Schools Board of Education is restarting its search for its next superintendent. The district will hold a special work session Monday night to discuss their next steps in replacing Superintendent Teresa Weatherall Neal, who is retiring at the end of the school year. The board met last Saturday, April 13, to consider two final candidates for the position, but the board voted to restart the search process.

  • The Addams Family at East Grand Rapids HS

    East Grand Rapids High School is performing The Addams Family next weekend. For more details visit EGRHSDrama.org .

  • One stabbed in fight in Kalamazoo

    KALAMAZOO, Mich. – A 22-year-old Kalamazoo resident is hospitalized after being stabbed in the neck Friday morning. The incident happened about 10:30 a.m. in the 500 block of N. Edwards. Public safety officers say the suspect is a 48-year-old Kalamazoo resident, who is still currently at large.  Investigators say that the suspect and the victim had been arguing before the stabbing.  No other details about the suspect or the victim were released. Anyone with information should call KDPS at 269-488-8911 […]

  • The Friday Funnies

    It’s been a laborious week here at FOX 17.

  • Tulip Time announces Grand Marshals for parades

    HOLLAND, Mich. – Tulip Time has announced some big names to lead this year’s parades. “Good Morning America” meteorologist and West Michigan native Ginger Zee will be the Grand Marshal for the Volksparade, which is on Wednesday, May 8 in downtown Holland. The Kinderparade will be led by the descendants of the family that introduced the idea of Tulip Time in 1927. Lida Rogers, Hannah Rogers and Joe Rogers, along with The Women’s Literary Club pitched the idea to Holland […]

  • Flooding Forces Residents From Homes

    Flood Warning issued for Newaygo

    NEWAYGO, Mich. – The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Warning for areas along the Muskegon River in Newaygo. The warning is in effect until Saturday afternoon. The NWS says that as of Thursday morning, the river was at 10.9 feet and flood stage is 11 feet. With rains expected Thursday and Friday, the river is expected to rise to about 11.1 feet and bring minor flooding along the river. The record flood for the river was 15.1 feet […]

  • Lightning strike causes fire at Battle Creek Airport

    BATTLE CREEK, Mich. – An airport building in Battle Creek was hit by lightning early Thursday morning. The city-owned Airport Operations Building at the Battle Creek Airport suffered damage to roof decking around a skylight, shortly after 7:00 a.m. Several Battle Creek fire crews responded to the alarm. Investigators exposed part of the roof to make sure the fire hadn’t spread into the structure. Normal operations have resumed at the airport.  

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