Chinese protesters have turned to a uniquely plain everyday object in their demonstrations against the strict “zero COVID” strategy — a blank sheet of paper. As mass demonstrations first erupted in major cities across China last weekend, protesters could be seen holding up the blank sheets of white paper, leading some to dub the protests […]
A new study looking at speed limits in Michigan says the increase to 75 miles per hours on some highways has led to an increase in crashes.
A first-of-its-kind accommodation is being given to employees at one of West Michigan's largest manufacturers.
Downtown Ada will light up for the holidays this weekend, featuring a Santa’s Village and trolley rides.
Bodycam video from a Kent County sheriff’s deputy shows the moment first responders arrived at the home on 48th Street east of Division Avenue early Monday morning.
Federal law allows every state to donate two statues to the National Statuary Hall Collection at the U.S Capitol.
The Michigan Farm Bureau is holding its annual meeting in Grand Rapids this week to discuss the most important issues facing the agriculture industry.
If you're looking for something fun to do this weekend, you may want to head to downtown Ada.
"We were so lucky to have a life with her. Individually and together, we cherished Christine deeply and are thankful for the amazing memories we have. She will be so very missed."
Davenport University added men and women’s Ultimate Frisbee programs to their athletic department, with the teams’ inaugural seasons set for fall of 2023.
An Oregon man has spent the last three years walking some 13,000 miles to help map out and create a new countrywide trail.
ALTO, Mich. (WOOD) — A hiker named Rue Mckenrick, 40, Bend Oregon, walked 13,000 miles over the last 3 years in an effort to map out and create a new county-wide trail. Its official name is the American Perimeter Trail. It’s a 14,000-mile loop that goes around the continental United States. The Michigan portion and surrounding […]
The House passed a bill on Wednesday to avert a railway strike, taking the first major step in avoiding a walkout of workers that would have drastic effects on the U.S. economy as it heads into the holiday season. The chamber passed the resolution in a 290-137 vote, sending it to the Senate for consideration […]
The MEI score is based off of 49 different criteria, including non-discrimination laws and programs for LGBTQ employees and residents.
Texas Township is taking applications to fill a vacancy on its board of trustees.
Deputies are searching for a child they say has been kidnapped by a parent who does not have custody of her.
House Democrats on Wednesday elected Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (N.Y.) to head the party next year, marking a generational shift after 20 years under the reign of Rep. Nancy Pelosi (Calif.) while making Jeffries the first Black figure to lead either party in Congress in the nation’s history. The shift was no surprise. After Pelosi and her […]
DNA technology has opened up a new world of possibilities in addition to the paper trails and archives that Holocaust survivors and their descendants have used to learn about family connections severed by genocide.