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Heath Township, MI

FOUND: Kentwood police find missing 49-year-old man

Original Story (12/02/2022 @ 11:56 p.m.): The Kentwood Police Department is asking the public for help in locating 49-year-old Jose Lara, who went missing from an adult foster care home Friday afternoon. Authorities say Jose Lara is considered endangered as he is cognitively impaired and suffers from hallucinations. Lara was...
KENTWOOD, MI
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Lake Michigan Drive closed due to downed power lines, trees

ROBINSON TOWNSHIP, MI - Police say Lake Michigan Drive at 112th Avenue is closed due to downed power lines and trees across both lanes. Ottawa County Dispatch reported the road closure at 5:40 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 3. Motorists are asked to find another route. The National Weather Service Grand Rapids...
OTTAWA COUNTY, MI
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GRPD: Suspect killed self after shootout

A man wanted for murdering his ex-girlfriend took his own life after shooting at police when they came looking for him Thursday, the Grand Rapids Police Department says. A man wanted for murdering his ex-girlfriend took his own life after shooting at police when they came looking for him Thursday, the Grand Rapids Police Department says.
GRAND RAPIDS, MI
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Art Hop, Christmas tree lighting graces downtown

The annual Art Hop celebration and Christmas tree lighting ceremony took place Friday afternoon and evening in downtown Wayland, one day ahead of the Christmas parade. Jennifer Antel did the honors of leading the lighting near the corner of Main and Superior streets, her first in her new official capacity as mayor.
WAYLAND, MI

Legendary West Catholic teacher wants to hear from former students

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — As the door to the lobby opened at St. Ann's Home, I saw Miss T's face for the first time. I felt like I was meeting a celebrity. Up until that moment, Rita Totoraitis and I had never spoken before. But I had talked to the staff members at West Catholic High School about her, and they painted a beautiful picture of what her 31-year career meant to the community.
GRAND RAPIDS, MI