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  • Bowling To Help Fight Muscular Dystrophy

    PAW PAW, Mich– It’s bowling for a cause. “I know what it can be like, so I just want to spread the word and get people aware of it,” Pamela Ernst, organizer said. Pamela Ernst was diagnosed with a rare form of muscular dystrophy when she was 24 years old. It’s called MD1, and it basically causes her muscles to move all the time. “My doctor had to Google it, he did not understand. I was diagnosed with it, the […]

  • 164 Local Soldiers Welcomed Home

    KALAMAZOO, Mich,– It seemed like a never ending stream of soldiers. “There is a lot of emotion, a lot of wondering what it’s going to be like, was a lot of change since they’ve been gone. What’s been the same,” Saturday afternoon, 164 soldiers with the 507 Engineering Battalion returned home, after serving over a year in Afghanistan. While they were there, they did everything from putting together and taking apart bridges to clearing the road of IED devices. “They […]

  • 3 Year Old Girl Reads At First Grade Level

    KALAMAZOO, Mich– Camdyn Sterling is your typical 3-year-old, even if she can read at the same level as a child twice her age. “Their whole concept is while your child is developing their language skills, you teach them the blob on the couch is called the cat,” Heidi Sterling, Camdyn mom said. “You teach them how to spell the word cat at the same time.” It’s all due to a program called, Your Baby Can Read. Heidi Sterling is Camdyn […]

  • Social Media Helping To Fix West Michigan Roads

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich– It’s nothing new, but it’s always a pain to deal with. Its pothole season here in West Michigan, and MDOT crews are out in force trying to keep up the roads. “It starts to freeze; it melts the water gets in the road it expands. All the constant beating from the traffic, so this is definitely pothole season,” John Richard, communications representative for MDOT said. On average, MDOT get about 6 complaints a week about potholes in […]

  • Man Dies After Being Assaulted In Grand Rapids

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich– The Grand Rapids Police Department has a suspect in custody for the death of Douglas Barry, 69. William Allen lives at 430 Adams Street In Grand Rapids, the home where the incident happened. He didn’t want to go on camera, but wanted to share what he saw Sunday night. “I came in and there was a lot of noise and I was cooking something to eat. I called the Landlord and he came over. That’s when they […]

  • Jackson County Deputy’s 4-Year-Old Son Killed In Accidental Shooting

    JACKSON COUNTY, Mich– Lon Zicafoose was returning home from a shopping trip, and noticed his neighbor, Jackson County Deputy Mark Easter leaving his home for work. “Not, maybe 5 minutes later we heard him coming back, his lights were on his siren were going and he raced around the corner and into his driveway and nearly spun out. Raced up to the house and ran inside. I thought, okay, something is going on,” Lon Zicafoose, neighbor said. Lon and his […]

  • Funeral For Three Children Killed In Fire Held Saturday

    KALAMAZOO, Mich– It was standing room only Saturday afternoon as people filled Mount Zion Baptist Church in Kalamazoo. Everyone from family members to the Mayor of Kalamazoo spoke at the funeral, giving their condolences to the family. “But you got a lot of love in this room, look around, it’s full, it’s packed. We love you; we are going to be here for you,” Lavonne Hoskins, family member said. It was a tragedy that impacted the entire community. “Lord, I […]

  • Military Bases Could Face Huge Cuts If Sequestration Goes Through

    BATTLE CREEK, Mich– According to the White House, Michigan could see a $141,000,000 in cuts starting March 1st, unless congress comes up with a better plan by Friday. “What we’re trying to do here is kind of figure out how we can mitigate that for our folks obviously because it greatly impacts us, 20 percent, you know, of your livelihood,” Wilson said. Military bases across the country are going to be one of the hardest hit areas by the cuts. […]

  • Battle Creek Looking To Move Willard Beach

    BATTLE CREEK, Mich– It’s not something you think they can just pick up and move, but it is as simple as that. “It sounds somewhat daunting, but it’s not as difficult as it could be when you think about the idea of creating a beach,” Ted Dearing, Business Manager for Battle Creek Parks and Recreation said. Battle Creek Parks and Recreation has asked the state for money to relocate Willard Beach, slightly north from where it is now.  They will […]

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