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Coopersville embraces underdog status, stuns Rockford in boys hoops district semis
GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Coopersville’s boys basketball team spent an afternoon in early December scrimmaging in an old wooden gym in Knightstown, Ind., where the iconic movie “Hoosiers” was filmed. On Wednesday, the Broncos – one of the smallest teams in Michigan’s Division 1 playoff bracket...
Judge: Ottawa Co. health officer settlement agreed upon, cannot be enforced
A Muskegon County judge ruled Wednesday the settlement between Ottawa Co. commissioners and Health Officer Adeline Hambley was agreed upon properly, but still cannot be enforced.
Jenison elementary school closes for ‘fast-moving’ illness
An elementary school in Jenison is closing for two days due to an illness affecting both students and staff.
Woman is opening home for homeless veterans
A Grand Rapids woman is helping underprivileged veterans one home at a time.
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...
Worker buried in dirt pile in Walker, hospitalized
A worker was hospitalized after being buried in dirt Tuesday afternoon, the Walker Fire Department said.
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.
Longtime Grandville bar and restaurant to reopen under new owners
New owners are reviving Grandville staples Grand Villa restaurant and The Dungeon bar with fresh concepts after a nearly four-year hiatus. Manoj and Nina Mulki have been working to turn the former Mexican restaurant at 3594 Chicago Dr. SW into an event center, called The Villa. The project will feature 7,000 square feet of event space with bride and groom suites for weddings or corporate events and concerts, along with a full bar and capacity for 300 people.
Election Results from Ottawa, Allegan Counties in Tuesday’s Presidential Primary Vote
UNDATED (WHTC-AM/FM, Feb. 28, 2024) – In last night’s Presidential Preference Primary for Michigan, these are the initial results from Ottawa and Allegan Counties:. Ottawa County had 26,5 percent of eligible voters casting ballots, with Donald Trump (28,694) winning the Republican presidential vote with 61 percent, followed by Nikki Haley (15,495) with 33 percent, and uncommitted (1,539) at three percent. Joe Biden (12,482) took the Democratic presidential vote with 83 percent, with 11 percent uncommitted (1,664).
Dispatch sends out last call over scanner for retiring Ottawa County Undersheriff
OTTAWA COUNTY, Mich. — In January the Ottawa County Sheriff's Office announced that Undersheriff Valerie Weiss would be retiring after working 30 years in law enforcement. Wednesday was her last day, and dispatch sent out her final call over the scanner. Weiss began her career with the Ottawa County...
Did mom manipulate older son to torture teen? Doctors say no, but questions remain
MUSKEGON, MI – Was Paul Ferguson mentally unstable and being coerced by his mother to inflict punishment on his younger brother that led to the malnourished boy’s death?. The answer, according to a pair of psychological assessments by two different doctors, was no. Yet, there were concerns about Ferguson’s ability to function at a normal rate.
Man sentenced to prison for stabbing 2 Meijer shoppers at random
GRAND RAPIDS, MI – For stabbing two people inside a Meijer store, a man will spend years in prison for what he referred to as his “stupid actions.”. A judge handed James Edward Ivy a minimum seven-year sentence – maximum 20 years – when he appeared Wednesday, Feb. 28, in Kent County Circuit Court.
5/6 pm Weather Forecast - Grand Rapids, MI - Wednesday, February 28, 2024
Unprecedented February tornadoes strike after a severe weather system sweeps through Grand Rapids, MI, with EF1 damage confirmed in Calhoun County. Temperatures plummet by 50 degrees in 24 hours, bringing gusty winds and snow. Tune in for the full forecast and a rare weather warm-up ahead.
The best fish fry in West Michigan may not just be a seasonal flavor
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Fish fry season is here and it’s like you can smell the bubbling oil while walking along the streets of Grand Rapids. But one place in particular offers a more permanent fish fry feast. And it’s a cuisine you might not expect to see in Michigan.
Ottawa County administrator denies making threatening, derogatory comments
The Ottawa County administrator is denying allegations that he made threats toward a county lawyer and derogatory comments about a commissioner, saying the claims put forth by the county's attorney last week are "false."
Grand Rapids experiences largest 24-hour temperature drop on record
Following record warmth and a strong cold front, Grand Rapids has experienced its largest 24-hour temperature drop on record.
Ravenna, February 29 High School 🏀 Game Notice
The Coopersville High School basketball team will have a game with Ravenna High School on February 29, 2024, 18:00:00 CST. ALWAYS WANTED TO DUNK LIKE A TOTAL BADASS, OR DEVELOP ROCK-SOLID WORK ETHIC....
Experience Grand Haven's Top 3 Must-Visit Pubs
In this article, we're exploring three exceptional pubs in Grand Haven. Have you had the chance to visit any of these yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below.
Restaurant could return to Muskegon County Airport as destination dining spot
MUSKEGON COUNTY, MI – Eight years after The Brownstone closed, officials with the Muskegon County Airport are looking to establish a destination restaurant there. People still talk about The Brownstone, and often ask when the airport will get another restaurant, said Ken Efting, director of the Muskegon County Airport.
Muskegon Heights Feb 28 Weekly Crime Report
During the last week, Muskegon Heights reported a total of 17 crime cases. The most frequent crime type was 'Arrest' with 6 incidents, followed by 'Other' crimes, which had 3 instances. Both 'Theft' and 'Assault' had 2 cases each. 'Suspicious Situation', 'Vandalism', 'Argument', and 'Burglary' were the least frequent, each with a single case reported. It is noteworthy that the place has seen a variety of crime types, indicating a need for versatile law enforcement strategies. The data also suggests that the law enforcement agencies are proactive given the high number of arrests. However, the presence of violent crimes like 'Assault' and 'Burglary' calls for heightened vigilance and preventive measures.