Tragic Discovery in Grand Rapids: Jogger Finds Homicide VictimRachel PerkinsNewsBreak Contributor
Tragic Consequences of Biker-Related Incident: A Michigan Woman's Life Altered, Death OccurredTony CheewahNewsBreak Contributor
Grand Rapids Mayoral Race: Current and Former Leaders Endorse David LaGrandP world news networkNewsBreak Contributor
New Traffic Signal at M-100/St. Joseph Highway Intersection in Grand Ledge to Be Activated WednesdaySayitLoudNewsBreak Contributor
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The Highest Point in Kent County, Michigan
Michigan has its share of “highest” things throughout the state. The highest point in the entire state is Mount Arvon in Baraga County. The highest point in Ingham County is Teaspoon Corners (a/k/a North Leslie). The world's tallest Indian is the Hiawatha statue in Ironwood, Gogebic County. And...
The gas price fluctuate between $3.17 and $3.29 in Hastings as of 2023-12-04. 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 Monday is $3.242, a week ago the price is $3.250 , according to AAA.
The Town Without a Cemetery: Alto, Michigan
Here’s another interesting little Michigan village for you to drive-through: Alto, in Kent County. Alto was started by the Skidmore and McVean families, who arrived from New York in 1846. The home of Daniel & Lucy McVean was used as a post office in 1851; Lucy is given credit for naming the post office and town, “Alto,” (after the Latin term 'altus', meaning 'high') based on it being the highest point of altitude between Detroit and Grand Rapids (is that true?).
Meijer donates $5,000 in toys to Kent County Toys for Tots as program faces shortages
KENT COUNTY, Mich. — The Kent County Toys For Tots program received a much-needed boost on Sunday when supercenter chain Meijer donated $5,000 in toys. Volunteers of all ages gathered at the Meijer store in Standale to shop for items in age groups where the program says there is short supply.
Christmas is a season of miracles and one Grand Ledge family is hoping for one
Christmas is a season of miracles and one Grand Ledge family is hoping for one for their young son battling for his life.
Michigan High School Boys Basketball Schedule, Live Streams in Ionia County Today - December 4
Is there high school basketball on the agenda today in Ionia County, Michigan? Of course there is. To make sure you don't miss a possession, we provide details on how to stream the games in the article below. Follow high school basketball this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs...
Even on Holidays, Hospice Heeds no Clock or Calendar
Each month, we bring you an article from Emmanuel Hospice, which has been recognized as one of the Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in West Michigan and in the nation. The article below was written by Emmanuel Hospice. In the words of Joyce Robinson-Beck, “We never close.”
Charlotte couple recover wedding ring, thanks to 6 strangers
It's a marriage founded in faith--but Mary Ann and Joseph Novetske would have their faith tested when Joseph lost his wedding ring while doing yard work in early November.
Men accused of trafficking homeless women in West Michigan
KENT COUNTY, Mich. (FOX 2) - Two men are accused of enticing homeless women to work for them and then forcing the victims to give them the money, authorities in West Michigan said. The Kent County Sheriff's Office said the suspects, who are both 27, found the 34- and 43-year-old...
Holiday Season Events in West Michigan: Community Theater, Christmas Celebrations, and Charity Events
Get ready for a fun-filled weekend in West Michigan! From the final day of Hastings' jingle and mingle celebration to the heartwarming play at Holland Community Theater, there's something for everyone. Don't miss the light show at Gold Meadow Farms and the charity event at Helen Devas Children's Hospital.
Kent County deputies help kids shop for the holidays
You might have seen some deputies at the Meijer in Plainfield Sunday, but they were not there for an emergency. Instead, they were there to help spread some holiday cheer. (December 3, 2023)
Man charged in connection to dozens of exotic animals recovered from Gaines Twp. home
KENT COUNTY, Mich. — A man has been charged in connection to over two dozen exotic animals that were found in a Kent County home in October, including some that were neglected or dead. Michael Thomas Lawton was charged with one count of cruelty to 10 or more animals...
Title-winning UFC fighter arrested in Kent County
Jamahal Hill, who won the Light Heavyweight title in January, was charged with aggravated domestic violence.
Kent Co. Sheriff’s Office investigating after car hits pedestrian
The Kent County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a crash after deputies say a car hit a pedestrian.
These charlotte, MI based Puppies are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around charlotte..
Hunt for MI Christmas towns continues with Lowell
If you love to watch holiday movies, you may be wondering if any locations in Michigan are reminiscent of the super festive towns featured in the "feel good" films.
How West MI hopes to combat high suicide rates under new CDC report
According to the report, the country’s suicide rate reached its highest level since World War II last year, driven in large part by the deaths of older men.
Michigan police dog dies after 3 years of retirement
EATON COUNTY, MI – A Michigan sheriff’s department is mourning the loss of its police dog. The Eaton County Sheriff’s Office said Thursday that K-9 Cash, a beloved German Shepherd who served the department for more than seven years, had died. Cash retired in 2020 and had...
Weekly Safety Report: Fatal Crash, Fire, and New Technology in Kent County, Michigan
This week in Kent County, Michigan, several incidents occurred that require attention in the weekly safety report. These incidents include a fatal crash in Plainfield Township, a police beat in Lowell, a home fire in Wyoming, a man injured in an accident, charges announced in a fatal motorcycle crash in Grand Rapids, and the installation of new technology to prevent wrong-way crashes on US-131.