The Once-And-For-All, Very Last Town in Michigan
Michigan boasts numerous towns, each with its distinctive history and allure. However, did you know there exists a town that claims the ultimate position in Michigan’s alphabetical roster? This unique distinction belongs to Zutphen, a quaint village situated in Ottawa County, boasting a population of fewer than 300 residents. While Zutphen may not be a widely recognized or bustling locale, its narrative holds a tale worth recounting.
GRPD: Suspect on the loose after shootout
Grand Rapids Police Department are looking for a man after he exchanged gunfire with officers Sunday morning.
PD: Suspects arrested for assault at Wyoming grocery store
A person was assaulted at a store in Wyoming Sunday afternoon, police said.
Michigan City Named Among the Most Unhappy Cities in America
In many ways, your happiness is fully within your control. But that depends on your perspective on the difference between happiness and joy. No matter what way you spin it, your environment factors into your level of happiness a great deal. And as they say, misery loves company, so if you live in an unhappy place, you're more likely to be unhappy yourself.
Multiple fires reported across West Michigan Sunday, dispatch says
MORLEY, Mich. — Multiple fires appeared across West Michigan Sunday, according to numerous dispatch services. Meceola Consolidated Central Dispatch Authority first reported a grass fire that spanned several acres at 190th and 1 Mile Road around 2:45 p.m. Meceola Dispatch said fire departments from Big Rapids Twp., the City...
Marine from Comstock Park killed in California helicopter crash honored in funeral
Miguel Nava was born in Traverse City and grew up in Comstock Park, graduating from Comstock Park High School. He leaves behind his wife and their newborn child.
Michigan: Say Hello To Your Newest Pro Sports Team
Michigan has been having some interesting times with the professional sports teams. There are a few teams like the G-League Gold and Drive, the Whitecaps who play in the MLB Minor Leagues, The Kalamazoo Wings, and other lower-level professional teams within the state alongside the Big 4 teams. So sports fans have plenty of options and have seen and experienced the highs of championships while also feeling the lows of winless seasons.
Deputies: Semi-truck crashes into van, pins woman inside
A driver was pinned in when a semi-truck crashed into her van Thursday afternoon, deputies say.
Grandville Mar 03 Weekly Crime Report
During the last week, a total of 21 crimes were reported in Grandville. The most common type of crime was theft, with 7 incidents, followed by assault and other unspecified crimes, each with 4 incidents. There were also 3 reports of suspicious situations, while vandalism, burglary, and shooting each were reported once. The data suggests a concerning level of criminal activity in the place, with theft being the most prevalent crime. The presence of serious crimes such as assault and shooting, although less frequent, adds to the gravity of the situation. It is essential for the local authorities to address these issues promptly to ensure the safety and security of the residents.
Storm Team 8 Forecast, 5 a.m., 030224
Overcast skies to start off the day followed by some clearing into the afternoon. Partly to mostly sunny skies are expected. Highs reach the mid 50s with a southwest wind. (March 2, 2024)
After Four Years This Popular West Michigan Dog Beach Is Returning To Normal Hours
People are not the only ones who enjoy walking on the beach and playing in Lake Michigan. Our fluffy four-legged friends also have a great time splashing in the water and running up and down the shore. A popular Lake Michigan dog beach which has had reduced hours since the...
The Best Brunch Restaurant in Michigan is in Grand Rapids
Eggs, bacon, French Toast, AND cocktails - seriously, is there anything better than brunch?. There are tons of great spots in Grand Rapids to have a delicious brunch. What's your go-to spot say around 11a.m. on a weekend? Some of my brunch favorites in town are Bobcat Bonnie's, Sanchez, and The Old Goat.
27 housing units planned in Grand Rapids for low-income buyers
GRAND RAPIDS, MI — Habitat for Humanity of Kent County hopes to break ground this fall on a 27-unit housing development in Grand Rapids’ Roosevelt Park neighborhood now that the city planning commission has signed off on the plan. The project, known as Pleasant Hills, would bring a...
Grand Rapids Anchor Jamie Sherrod’s Time At Fox 17 Has Come To An End
Jamie Sherrod, a familiar face in West Michigan, has announced that her time has come to an end at Fox 17 News. Sherrod arrived at Fox 17 two years ago on February 28, 2022. Excited to OFFICIALLY announce I am the newest member of the FOX 17 team in Grand Rapids, MI I’m looking forward to exploring the West side of the state, working with an amazing team, and being involved in this community.
Letters to the Editor: Republicans are just a laughing stock
Loser. The term is, at best, a middle-school insult. However, I can think of no term that more accurately describes the current crop of Republicans at all levels from the Ottawa County commissioners to those currently holding office in D.C. or who hope to do so in November.The incompetence of Moss and his cabal is breathtaking to behold and the infighting now taking place between his gang and their hand-picked toady John Gibbs is one more sad chapter in the slow-motion trainwreck that is currently passing for governance in what should be the most banal of political workings in Ottawa County.
Tonight's Forecast: Increasing clouds and mild temperatures
Temperatures are likely to climb again on Monday, with high temperatures near 70 degrees. Scattered showers and thunderstorms will develop Monday night.
Kent County courts offer amnesty on late charges, other fees
KENT COUNTY, MI – Three district courts in Kent County are offering, for those who quality, an amnesty program to waive late fees, bench-warrant fees and show-cause fees. The program is offered in March and April in Grand Rapids District Court, Kentwood District Court and 63rd District Court in Grand Rapids Township. It is a way to encourage those with outstanding issues to resolve cases without additional penalties.
The gas price fluctuate between $3.39 and $3.49 in Sparta as of 2024-03-02. 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 Saturday is $3.338, a week ago the price is $3.264 , according to AAA.
Learn about Grand Rapids’ women legends through walking tour
Looking for a reason to get out and enjoy some early spring sunshine? Or looking to learn more about some of Grand Rapids’ female pioneers? You can do both while walking downtown. (March 3, 2024)
Adopt a Pet: Tycho
Tycho is available for adoption through Michele's Rescue in Grand Rapids.