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Norton Shores Man Arrested for Putting Metal in Bakery Bread

A 22-year old Norton Shores man has been arrested after being accused of putting pieces of a metal cooling rack into bread at R.W. Bakers Co., MLive reports.

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It Could Soon Be LEGAL To Warm Up Your Car In YOUR Driveway

Somebody needs to high five State Rep Holly Hughes, R-Muskegon, because she’s proposing a bill that should already just be;  She wants to make it legal to warm up your car in YOUR driveway...

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People in Grand Rapids Feel Less Safe Than They Did a Few Years Ago

For as many "best of" lists Grand Rapids falls in, it's a little upsetting when something like this comes along.

A new study from Grand Valley State University (conducted by VoiceGR) found that people in the greater Grand Rapids area don't feel as safe as they did just a few years ago...

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The Great Lakes Didn’t Always Have The Names They Do Today

When you think of the Great Lakes, you think: Lake Michigan, Lake Superior, Lake Huron, Lake Erie, and Lake Ontario. But did you know that over the last 14,000 years the lakes had a variety of names...

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New Holland Brewing And Pabst Brewing Are Official Partners

This past Wednesday, March 29, was a big day in Holland and for the New Holland Brewing Company. Brett VanderKamp, president and co-founder of New Holland, along with Simon Thorpe, CEO of Pabst Brewing Company, made it official that as of Saturday,  April 1, New Holland begins it's partnership with Pabst Brewing, and all beers produced for the U.S. sale by New Holland Brewing Company will flow through the Pabst distribution and ordering systems.

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South Haven Opens First Microbrewery [VIDEO]

While South Haven has a lot to boast about - gorgeous beaches, stunning sunsets, The National Blueberry Festival - it did not, until now, have it's own microbrewery.

Now South Haven can add that to the list. The first microbrewery in town opened this month!

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Saugatuck in the Running for Best Midwestern Small Town

Named "Best Small Town Weekend Escape"  two years in a row, Saugatuck is now in the running for another honor.

Saugatuck is up for "Best Midwestern Small Town" in a USA Today 10Best readers' poll. 

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Kazoo Police Put Out APB For Man Who Swiped A 12-Foot Tall Oberon Bottle

Oberon Day is a big deal in West Michigan. How big? 12 feet!

And this guy took it home with him.

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Bird Flu Increases The Threat To Chicken Farmers Livelihoods
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Ionia/Coopersville Poultry Farm Converting to Cage-Free Housing, Adding 50 Jobs

Herbruck's Poultry Ranch is set for some big changes thanks in part to a $100,000 performance-based grant.

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Do You Agree With Ionia High School’s Ban on Graduation Cap Decoration?

Each year for graduation, students decorate their caps, but this year Ionia High School students are not allowed to.  Principal Ben Gurk announced to the students about the new rule...

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What Life Was Like In GR The Last Time The Red Wings Weren’t In The Playoffs

For the first time since the 1990 season, the Wings will not be a part of the NHL Playoffs. After 25 straight trips, the string is over.

So what did we do with all that free time that we had in 1990 because we didn't have any playoffs to watch?

Oh, we had tons of fun...

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Greenland Ice-Cap Draws Global Warming Tourists
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The Northern Lights Were Visible In Michigan Last Night, Here’s Some Photos

Michigan was treated to another light show from the Aurora Borealis last night and early this morning, and although Grand Rapids didn't get any great views of it, some folks up north had a clear view and shared their photos on social media.

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