Jet-lagged Rise battle back against San Diego, but lose in five sets
SAN DIEGO -- After traveling across the country and back again, the Grand Rapids Rise were tired heading into the final match of their three-match road trip, and it was apparent. While they showed some fight, forcing the match to go the distance, the Rise could not overcome some stellar...
Daily horoscopes for March 05, 2024
Today’s Birthday (03/05/24). Your gift is communication this year. Grow and develop passion projects, step by step. Springtime collaboration gets lucrative. Adapt around unexpected summer expenses. Personal discovery lights up the autumn, supporting resolution of a shared winter financial challenge. Talk about what you love together. To get the...
Triple-double highlights 1st round of Flint-area girls district basketball tournament
FLINT – Larissa Gibson had a triple-double Monday in LakeVille’s 68-42 Division 3 girls district basketball victory over Genesee. Gibson had 18 points, 26 rebounds, 11 assists, eight blocks and five steals for the Falcons, who raised their record to 14-9. If you purchase a product or register...
Flint-area girls basketball district results, updated brackets for March 4
FLINT – Nine Flint-area girls basketball teams won district tournament games Monday to advance to Wednesday’s semifinals. The semifinal winner will advance to the championship round March 8, when the winners will move on to the regionals beginning March 11. The winners there will advance to the quarterfinals March 19.
Griffins’ 18-game point streak comes to an end with regulation loss to Cleveland
CLEVELAND, OH -- It had to happen eventually. The Grand Rapids Griffins had not lost a game within 60 minutes in almost two months, but that changed on Monday night, when they were tripped up by the Cleveland Monsters, 5-3. It was Grand Rapids’ first loss in regulation since its...
Donald Trump wins North Dakota Republican caucuses, adding to victories going into Super Tuesday
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Donald Trump won the North Dakota Republican presidential caucuses on Monday, adding to his string of victories heading into Super Tuesday. The former president finished first in voting conducted at 12 caucus sites, ahead of former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley. The results resumes Trump’s winning streak, which was briefly interrupted on Sunday when Haley notched her first victory of the campaign in the District of Columbia’s primary.
1 dead in crash outside Ann Arbor
WASHTENAW COUNTY, MI - One person died in a Monday night crash outside Ann Arbor, police said. Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office warned drivers at 8:02 p.m., March 4 to avoid the area of Carpenter Road near Packard Street in Pittsfield Township east of Ann Arbor. All lanes are blocked due to a traffic incident, police said.
Ann Arbor OKs street closures for festivities surrounding Hash Bash 2024
ANN ARBOR, MI — The annual Hash Bash marijuana rally has been part of Ann Arbor for more than a quarter of the city’s 200-year existence and it will happen again in 2024. City Council voted unanimously Monday night, March 4, to approve street closures for the Monroe Street Fair, which coincides with the cannabis celebration scheduled for April 6.
Footage shows shootout between Grand Rapids police, at large suspect
GRAND RAPIDS, MI – After two of his officers were shot at over the weekend, Grand Rapids Police Chief Eric Winstrom is asking for the community’s help to locate the shooter. “We’re looking for the public’s help in identifying and locating this individual who fired at two of...
Crash destroys headstones at Kalamazoo County cemetery, driver found and ticketed
KALAMAZOO COUNTY, MI -- Detectives tracked down the driver of a vehicle that was left at the scene of a crash at a cemetery, the Michigan State Police said. A vehicle crashed into headstones around 11 p.m. on Sunday, March 3, at Harrison Cemetery, at the corner of S. 10th Street and West U Avenue in Kalamazoo County’s Climax Township, MSP Public Information Officer Spl/Lt. DuWayne Robinson.
Victim in Ypsilanti stabbing taken to local hospital
YPSILANTI, MI – A person was stabbed Saturday in Ypsilanti and taken to a local hospital. Police responded at 10:25 a.m. March 2 to the 400 Block of South Huron Street, near Buffalo Street, after a woman stabbed someone, according to Ypsilanti Police Department spokesperson Tom Koch. The two knew each other, police said.
Get fresh produce from this ice cream truck-style mobile farmers market
GRAND RAPIDS, MI - What started as an initiative to battle childhood obesity 20 years ago has grown into a year-round service for individuals and families who have limited access to fresh produce. The YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids initially launched its Veggie Van in 2011 throughout Kent and Ottawa...
Michigan's weather this week: Turning colder down to April-like days instead of May
This week will have what will probably feel like a lot of ups and downs in temperatures. While it may be a lot colder compared to today it will still be much warmer than normal. Our long-term average high temperature this week is between 37 degrees and 40 degrees for...
Lawsuit seeks remains of the late Eric Mays, says Flint councilman died without a will
McLaren Bay Region president and CEO steps down
BAY CITY, MI — Darrell Lentz has stepped down from his position as president and CEO of McLaren Bay Region, and James “Jamie” Carter has assumed the role on an interim basis effective today, Monday, March 4. McLaren Bay Region officials on Monday afternoon announced that Lentz...
Harbor Freight opening new location in Burton
BURTON, MI -- Harbor Freight is opening soon in Burton. The California-based tool store chain announced it will be located at 4155 E. Court Street at the Courtyard Shopping Center, opening in the late spring or early summer. If you purchase a product or register for an account through a...
17-year-old charged for shooting water beads from car at people in Ann Arbor
ANN ARBOR, MI – A 17-year-old boy was charged with assault after he was caught shooting water beads from a car at passing people in Ann Arbor. The teen, of Ann Arbor, was arrested and lodged at the Juvenile Detention Center, police said. He has been charged with carrying a dangerous weapon with unlawful intent and five counts of assault or assault and battery after he allegedly fired the beads from a SplatRBall blaster.
Man watched Michigan torture case on TV. He traveled from Wisconsin to befriend the suspect.
KENOSHA, Wis. – It was a cold January weekend when Randy Myrum turned on the television to indulge in a hobby he enjoys: watching criminal cases. The Kenosha, Wisconsin, man tunes in to Court TV wanting to know the outcome of cases and see justice served. Yet, within five...
Michigan-based Catholic news site to pay $500k in defamation case, is expected to close
A far-right, unofficial Catholic media website has agreed to pay $500,000 to a New Hampshire priest who sued for defamation over a 2019 article that it now disavows. The website also is planning to shut down soon, the priest’s attorney says. The apology by Church Militant came after the...
Northern Michigan beach town nominated for USA Today’s 10Best ‘Best Historic Small Town’
LUDINGTON, MI – This Up North town nestled along the shore of Lake Michigan is an early leader in USA Today’s 10Best reader’s choice award for “Best Historic Small Town.”. Ludington celebrated its sesquicentennial in 2023 and is now being honored for its historic charm. The...
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