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Police investigate body found in Muskegon Heights
MUSKEGON HEIGHTS, Mich. — An investigation is underway after a body was found in Muskegon Heights on Wednesday. The Muskegon Heights Police Department says a woman was found dead in the area near Hovey Avenue and Temple Street. She was estimated to be around 58 years old. The cause...
New ALDI discount grocery coming to Muskegon area
MUSKEGON COUNTY, MI – A new ALDI store is coming to a busy area of Muskegon County. The discount grocery store is planned for an old Plumb’s store on Apple Avenue near U.S. 31 in Muskegon Township. The township planning commission has approved a site plan amendment that...
Meet the OK Green all-conference girls, boys basketball teams for 2022-23
The OK Green Conference enjoyed a strong season on the basketball court this winter, with the Muskegon girls winning a district title, and the Big Reds boys team advancing to the Breslin Center. With Michigan’s prep hoops season winding down, it’s time for the top athletes and coaches to collect...
Pit bulls in Muskegon are ‘hearty, strong, intelligent’ and no longer dangerous
City of Muskegon recently amended their animal ordinance to define a ‘dangerous animal’ by its behavior and not the breed.
Muskegon vs. East Lansing
Muskegon wins 59-43. They'll face Orchard Lake Saint Mary's in the semis Friday at 2.
‘Influencer’ Starts Cat Fight with West Michigan Shelter Over $900 Adoption Fee
Influencers can be a really helpful part of the social media landscape, because they tend to try and do things before anyone else, leaving you with an idea of what you're getting into. But, just because you have 3 million followers on a social media platform, doesn't mean you're instantly an authority on anything.
Harbor Humane Society March adoption special extended
OTTAWA COUNTY, Mich. — It’s National Puppy Day, and who doesn’t love puppies? They’re adorable! But we don’t want to forget the slightly older “puppies” waiting to find their forever homes at local animal shelters. Harbor Humane Society has an adoption special for...
Michigan DNR to bring 150K chinook salmon to Grand Haven marina
GRAND HAVEN, Mich. — The Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) plans to bring 150,000 chinook salmon to Grand Haven. Central Park Place says the fish will be fed and cared for prior to their release, with help from Grand Haven Steelheaders. We’re told Grand Haven Custom Molding uses...
Ottawa County man wins $1M on instant lottery ticket
OTTAWA COUNTY — A local recently won the grand prize of $1 million on an instant lottery ticket. Adam Meloche, 33, of Ottawa County, won the prize playing the Michigan Lottery’s Cashword Times 20. “I had been pretty lucky playing Club Keno and when I cashed my ticket, I decided to buy a few...
Muskegon YMCA gets state grant to provide summer learning opportunities for kids
MUSKEGON, MI - Muskegon YMCA will be able to offer summer learning opportunities to children participating in programs with a $146,000 grant from the Michigan Department of Education. The summer programing will be focused on fun, keeping kids safe, active, fed and engaged with other children and adults, officials said.
Firefighter Rescues Trapped Dog
According to journalist Andy Corbley and The Good News Network, "Patience, bribery, laughter, and a heck of a bicep muscle were all needed to rescue a helpless dog trapped after falling 10 feet into an ice-covered pool."
MCC hosts conversation on mass shootings
MUSKEGON — Could it happen here?. A recent lecture at Muskegon Community College addressed the uncertainty felt by many in the wake of an increasing number of mass shootings in the United States, especially the Feb. 13 mass shooting at Michigan State University.
Beer, mac ‘n’ cheese to headline new festival in Grand Haven
GRAND HAVEN, MI – Beer? Yes. Mac and cheese? Yes please. Grand Haven’s newest festival debuting in May will feature both. The East End Beer & Mac N’ Cheese Festival will be held 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 13, at Bolt Park on the corner of South Beechtree Street and Pennoyer Avenue.
South, Muskegon, Tri-Unity among teams heading to the Breslin
High school boys basketball teams throughout the state competed Tuesday for a shot to play at the Breslin Center.
Students rejoice and embrace after Teacher of the Week surprise
MUSKEGON, Mich. — This next Teacher of the Week from Oakview Elementary in Muskegon was visibly shaken after our surprise—but her students gathered around her in support. Marquetta Gordon told 13 ON YOUR SIDE, “I feel very thankful, grateful and blessed that someone nominated me for Teacher of the Week.”
Three W MI high schools headed to basketball semifinals
Three West Michigan high school basketball teams are headed to the Breslin.
Walters: BLP shouldn't need to sign off on Harbor Island work
Last year, the city of Grand Haven took over the lead role in the cleanup of Harbor Island from the Board of Light & Power (BLP). Despite the BLP no longer being in charge, General Manager Dave Walters said the electric utility is still being asked to sign off on work they aren’t overseeing.
City of Muskegon unveils 2023 McGraft Park Summer Concert Series lineup
MUSKEGON, Mich. — The city of Muskegon has released the lineup for this year’s McGraft Park Summer Concert Series. Free concerts will be held Tuesdays and some Thursdays during the summer, officials say. Seven acts are scheduled to perform between July and August, all of which begin at...
Southwest Michigan just had a Top 10 warmest winter
Southwest Michigan’s winter of 2022-23 will go down in the record books as a Top 10 warmest winter ever. The National Weather Service office in Grand Rapids released the statistics from four of their long-term climate locations. Grand Rapids, Muskegon, Lansing, and Kalamazoo have kept records dating back to the late 1800s, which means we have historical weather data for 120+ years at each of these locations.
Boy, 5, thrown from vehicle in crash; 2 hurt
Two people were hurt in a Monday crash in Jamestown Township.
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