The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has updated its community COVID-19 risk map, upgrading 16 Michigan counties to a high level of transmission.
HICKORY CORNERS — Denny and Ellen Buursma waited in line outside an authentic 1941 diner before being handed a pair of soft-serve ice cream cones. The couple from Yankee Springs was enjoying a Wednesday night cruise-in at the Gilmore Car Museum in Hickory Corners, where they parked their 1976 Camaro among rows of classic and exotic cars. The free weekly event drew hundreds of auto enthusiasts to the scenic 90-acre campus. ...
Over the past couple of weeks, first responders have had to rescue multiple kayakers on the Thornapple River near Hastings, deputies say.
BARRY COUNTY, MI (WKZO AM/FM) — A GoFundMe page has been set up by the family of 21-year-old Mica LeBeau who was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver near Delton early Sunday morning, May 8. The family is looking to raise at least $10,000 for funeral and other...
HASTINGS, Mich. — The Thornapple River is not safe, and people should stay away from the water for now, according to the Barry County first responders. “It’s swift, it’s not calm out there," said Roger Caris, Hastings Fire Chief. "It's treacherous, it's dangerous and people don’t understand that."
HASTINGS, Mich. — Since April, ten adults, one child, and three dogs have been rescued from the Thornapple River in Hastings, according to the Barry County Sheriff's Office. The rescues are due to a dead tree that fell on a sharp turn in the river. The sharp turn is...
Authorities are searching for the hit-and-run driver who killed a woman near Delton early Sunday morning.
Police searching for hit-and-run-driver responsible for the death of 21-year-old woman in Barry County
BARRY COUNTY, MI (WKZO AM/FM) — Police are searching for the hit-and-run driver who killed a woman near Delton early Sunday morning, May 8. The Barry Township Police Department said the crash happened shortly after 1 a.m. on Delton Road near the intersection of North Grove Street. Investigators say...
BARRY COUNTY, Mich. — Deputies are cautioning those who plan to spend time on Thornapple River following several water rescues in recent memory. The Barry County Sheriff’s Office says kayakers were rescued on each of those occasions. We’re told there is a steep drop along a sharp turn...
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