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At least 1 hospitalized in 4-car crash near Cedar Springs

NELSON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — At least one person was hospitalized after a four-vehicle crash near Cedar Springs Wednesday morning. The crash happened at the intersection of 17 Mile Road NE and Myers Lake Avenue NE in Nelson Township, east of Cedar Springs. The intersection is closed as authorities investigate...
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An Oskaloosa man has been caught in an undercover child sex sting. According to court records, 47-year-old Dennis Patrick Reid was allegedly planning to travel to Grand Rapids, Michigan to have sex with a 12-year-old girl. Reid was arrested July 30 in Grand Rapids by a special agent for Homeland Security. The agent had posed online as a woman with a 12-year-old daughter. Reid has a court date Wednesday (8/4) in US District Court in Grand Rapids. He is facing a possible 30 year sentence for interstate travel for the purpose of engaging in illicit sexual conduct, plus ten years for coercion and enticement of a minor.
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The Scoop on How the Grand Rapids Ice Cream Bandit was Captured

Nearly a dozen West Michigan ice cream shops were hit in just a week. How the thief was caught is bananas. This guy is cold to pick on small ice cream shops. Not sure why he decided that would be the best cash grab as a thief. He allegedly was getting around $200 on average per break-in. He broke into ice creams shops in Grand Rapids, Walker, Wyoming and a few other spots in Kent and Allegan counties.
Grand Rapids, MIWOOD

Next round of vaccine lottery winners announced

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — The next round of winners of the MI Shot to Win Sweepstakes was announced Wednesday, including two winners from Grand Rapids. Six winners of the $50,000 daily drawings had already been notified and were introduced publicly at virtual press conference. It was the fourth round of winners the state has announced.
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Huizenga wins GOP nomination for open West Michigan Senate seat

KENT COUNTY, Mich. — State Rep. Mark Huizenga (R-Walker) narrowly won the GOP primary for an open West Michigan Senate seat Tuesday. Huizenga took home 9,531 votes in a very tight race, edging out State Rep. Tommy Brann (R-Wyoming) and former state Rep. Kevin Green, who took in 9,272 and 9,357 votes respectively, according to unofficial totals from the Kent County Clerk's office.
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Free Back-to-School Shoes for Kids

It's a program that is called Shoes Help Our Elementary Students (S.H.O.E.S.). The program is coordinated by a local non-profit organization called In The Image. They have been giving away free shoes for elementary aged students for 25 years. This year the giveaway will be on Monday, August 9th, 2021...
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GRPS Looking To Hire 200

Classes start at Grand Rapids Public Schools in 3 weeks and the district is looking to fill over 200 positions. The district will hold a job fair on Aug. 14 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at GRPS University at 1400 Fuller Avenue. About 1/3 of the openings in the...
Hopkins, MIwhtc.com

Lakeshore Election Results for Aug. 3

UNDATED (WHTC-AM/FM) – It was a very limited Election Day on Tuesday (Aug. 3, 2021). Two mayor races, two school millage renewal requests, and two municipal millage renewal requests were on the ballot for voters in Allegan and Ottawa counties. Saugatuck Township voters approved a Cemetery Renewal request by a...
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Salvation Army collecting back-to-school supplies for children

The Salvation Army of Kent County is encouraging residents to donate school supplies during a three-day “Stuff the Bus” event. The nonprofit said Monday that it is partnering with four area Walmart stores to collect school supplies for its annual Stuff the Bus event from Friday to Sunday. The community...
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Weather Forecast For Grand Rapids

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Grand Rapids: Wednesday, August 4: Sunny then isolated showers and thunderstorms during the day; while isolated showers and thunderstorms then mostly clear overnight; Thursday, August 5: Sunny during the day; while partly cloudy overnight; Friday, August 6: Chance of rain