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  • Boy killed in Cascade Twp. crash ID’d; was son of firefighter

    CASCADE TOWNSHIP, Mich. – The boy was killed when he was hit by a pickup truck while riding his bike Thursday night has been identified. The Kent County Sheriff says Ryan Marsman, 6, was riding his bike with his father Thursday night on the bike path along Cascade Road when the crash happened.  Deputies say Ryan and his father had stopped at Laraway Lake Drive and then they started to cross the road. The boy was struck by a truck […]

  • Three charged with elder abuse in Kent County

    LANSING, Mich. – Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel has charged three people with elder abuse in Kent County. All three suspects were arraigned Friday in 61st District Court.  The three people are charged in three separate cases. The people charged are: Cesiah Huitron, 26, of Wyoming . The AG’s office says Huitron is a certified nursing assistant at Raybrook Manor and is charged with misdemeanor fourth-degree vulnerable adult abuse. The incident in question took place in July 2018 when Huitron […]

  • Trump supporters rally to ‘Squash Amash’

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – A couple hundred supporters of President Donald Trump showed up outside Rep. Justin Amash’s Grand Rapids office Friday, to protest Amash’s stance on the Mueller Report. Amash has publicly stated that he believes the president’s actions as described in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Report on foreign influence in the 2016 elections are “impeachable offenses.” The “Squash Amash” protest was purposely held on the same day as the president’s 73rd birthday, which is also Flag Day. The […]

  • Red Hot Inn to close after 48 years in Grand Rapids

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – The owner of a local diner says it’s time to “start a new chapter for the family” and the Red Hot Inn in Grand Rapids is set to close next week. The Red Hot Inn has been in operation for 48 years, according to owner Jim Koukios. The restaurant started in 1971 on Plainfield Road, but moved to its current location at Leonard Street and the East Beltline NE in 1984. Koukios says in a release […]

  • Comedian Mike Paramore

    Check out Mike Paramore at Dr. Grins this weekend.

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  • Beach Hazards Advisory in effect for along Lake Michigan

    LAKE MICHIGAN – The sun is out and it looks like a nice day for the beach, but you’ll need to be careful. A Beach Hazards Advisory is in effect from St. Joseph to Manistee, along Lake Michigan. Winds from the southwest will ramp up to nearly 25 mph in places, growing waves of 3 to 6 feet, and creating strong structural and longshore currents, making swimming dangerous.  Beaches with particularly hazardous conditions will be South Beach in South Haven, […]

  • Free zoo admission for kids on Fridays with Nature Valley wrapper

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – Need something to do with the kids now that school is out? Do they like granola bars? Nature Valley is offering a free child admission ticket to John Ball Zoo on Fridays this summer.  All you have to do is bring a Nature Valley bar wrapper to the zoo admission booth and buy an adult admission ticket. You can receive a free child ticket for every paid adult ticket. The offer is good on Fridays during […]

  • Dining with Dave – Cross Roads Diner

    The Cross Roads Diner is in Stanton, Michigan at 3105 S. Sheridan Rd.

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