Grand Rapids Mayoral Race: Current and Former Leaders Endorse David LaGrandP world news networkNewsBreak Contributor
Tragic Consequences of Biker-Related Incident: A Michigan Woman's Life Altered, Death OccurredTony CheewahNewsBreak Contributor
Discount Delight: Michigan Welcomes Trio of New Stores from Discount GrocerAsh JurbergNewsBreak Contributor
The Three Scariest Spots in MichiganMatthew DonnellonNewsBreak Contributor
Holiday Heartbreak: Layoffs Cast a Shadow on Michigan Workers' Festive SeasonAsh JurbergNewsBreak Contributor
Biker upends Michigan woman's life, dies in the process: 'It's a national trend'
It was a video that raised eyebrows on social media: a Grand Rapids police officer jumping out of his car, running down the street, pulling a dirt bike rider off his seat as he was stopped at an intersection and taking him to the ground. When Police Chief Eric Winstrom saw the video, he wasn't fazed, but rather pleased, stressing this was not excessive force. ...
Here’s why Michigan orchards are leaving apples on trees
You may notice more apples left on Michigan trees this year. That's because orchards say it does not make economic sense to harvest all the fruit.
Title-winning UFC fighter arrested in Kent County
KENT COUNTY, Mich. — A title champ-winning UFC fighter from the Grand Rapids area has been arrested in Kent County, the Sheriff's Office says. Jamahal Hill, a Rogers High School grad and former Davenport basketball player, is charged with aggravated domestic violence charges. Hill was arrested in Kentwood on...
West Michigan law enforcement compete in 'Battle of the Badges' blood drive
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — During winter blood donations typically decrease, which is why West Michigan blood centers need your help right now. It’s also why Michigan State Police is challenging other law enforcement agencies for the third annual 'Battle of the Badges' blood drive. During the holiday season...
MI grand rapids's Most Loveable Cats Eagerly Awaits Forever Homes Today!
Whether you're thinking about adopting a pet or simply delight in watching cute animals, you'd find a plethora of endearing pets awaiting adoption at animal shelters across and close to grand rapids..
Cow causes commotion after getting loose on Michigan highway
A cow escaped a trailer on a highway in Grand Rapids Friday morning, surprising drivers and causing a slowdown before it was safely recaptured.
Man gets 2 decades prison after he’s found driving car with dead man inside
GRAND RAPIDS, MI -- A 27-year-old man caught driving a car owned by a man found dead in the back seat has been sentenced to more than two decades in prison. Devon Matthews was sentenced Thursday, Nov. 30 to 20-80 years in prison for second-degree murder and two additional years for felony firearm.
5 Great Hole-in-the-Wall Joints in Grand Rapids
We’re about to introduce you to five of the great hole-in-the-wall joints in Grand Rapids. Each of these eateries holds a unique charm, offering a glimpse into the vibrant food scene of Grand Rapids. Are you ready to embark on a culinary adventure in Grand Rapids, MI?. From the...
The gas price fluctuate between $2.93 and $3.29 in Grand Rapids as of 2023-12-03. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Sunday is $3.243, a week ago the price is $3.253 , according to AAA.
Discover Grand Rapids Through Its 5 Must-Try Donut Shops
This article presents a tour of five exceptional donut shops in Grand Rapids. Have you had the chance to visit any of these places? If yes, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Weekly Safety Report: Fatal Crash, Fire, and New Technology in Kent County, Michigan
This week in Kent County, Michigan, several incidents occurred that require attention in the weekly safety report. These incidents include a fatal crash in Plainfield Township, a police beat in Lowell, a home fire in Wyoming, a man injured in an accident, charges announced in a fatal motorcycle crash in Grand Rapids, and the installation of new technology to prevent wrong-way crashes on US-131.
Woman seriously injured in stabbing at Kent County apartment
KENT COUNTY, Mich. — A 33-year-old woman was seriously injured just past midnight Friday morning at a Kent County apartment complex. Walker police officers said they found the woman being assaulted by a male in the hallway of the Orchards on 4 Mile Road around 12:14 a.m. Walker stabbing:...
MSP: No serious injuries after semi attempts to turn around in median, strikes car
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Drivers of a semi-truck and an SUV are expected to recover after a crash near Knapp Street on Friday. The semi-truck driver was traveling in the right lane of the highway when they decided to enter a median and turn around, according to Michigan State Police.
Grand Rapids Home Sells for $1.24M
A stunning 2-story house near Grand Rapids, Michigan recently sold for an impressive $1,240,000 on December 1st. Located at 6643 Avonlea Ct SE, Grand Rapids, MI, 49546, this spacious home offers an abundance of features that make it truly remarkable.
Downtown Ada lively with Santa parade, chili festival
There was a lot to check out in downtown Ada Saturday with the annual Santa Parade and Chili and Beer Festival. (Dec. 2, 2023)
Man acquitted of 2016 murder in Grand Rapids
A Kent County jury has found a man not guilty of the 2016 shooting death of another man in Grand Rapids.
Kent Co. moving forward with relocation of government services facility
Most of the commissioners support the plan to move county administrative operations from downtown Grand Rapids to a new building on their Fuller Avenue campus. Commissioner Monica Sparks thinks it will be easier than going downtown for residents who have business with the county. “And then some of our facilities...
Muskegon man gets prison time for stealing guns in Ottawa County
GRAND RAPIDS — A Muskegon man has been sentenced to 7.5 years in a federal prison for breaking into an Ottawa County business and stealing multiple firearms, WOOD TV-8 reports. Casey Johnson was sentenced Monday, Nov. 27, in the Western District of Michigan’s federal court in Grand Rapids. He...
Christkindl Market: What's that smell?
The raclette booth at the Christkindl Market is the talk of the town with Grand Rapids area social media buzzing about the smell.
Wyoming City Center to bring community together through transformation of downtown area
The City of Wyoming has [re]Imagined its future over the last two decades – and now has the funding to make those dreams a reality. Recently under new leadership, Wyoming city staff are dreaming of big changes – one of the biggest being the implementation of Wyoming City Center.