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If M-6 is Part of Your Daily Drive, Your Commute Just Got Longer!

We’ve been hearing about it for a couple months, but the time has finally come.   M-6 is getting some work done with a multi-million dollar reconstruction project, and it’s going to mess up a lot of commutes and add traffic to both 131 and 196...

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Preparations Are Made At Worthy Farm Ahead Of The Glastonbury Festival
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It’s Cow Appreciation Day and Chick-fil-A Is Celebrating!

Chick-fil-A has changed West Michigan forever since they moved into the mitten state. Traffic backups were a huge problem when the famous cow loving restaurant opened its doors earlier this year...

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Have You Bought an Electronic Device since 2000? You Could Be Owed Free Money!

Unless you live a very sheltered lifestyle, chances are you answered yes to this question. And if so, chances are you're entitled to money...

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Grand Rapids Has The Fastest Growing Economy Of Any Large Metropolitan Area In The Country

If you live in or around Grand Rapids, you have probably noticed all of the development in the area.  Our city has been getting bigger and bigger over the last few decades and it is all because of our amazing businesses in West Michigan...

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Downtown Grand Rapids Is About To Experience Its First Ever Granth Dindi [Video]

Saturday morning will mark another first for downtown Grand Rapids as a Granth Dindi will move down Monroe Street starting at 8am.

What's a Granth Dindi? I'm glad you asked.

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Tens Of Thousands In West Michigan Without Power After Friday Morning Storm

After some severe weather in the early hours of Friday morning, over 140,000 West and Central Michigan Consumers Energy customers are without power...

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It’s Finally Legal To Warm Up Your Car In Your Driveway

If you didn't know, it used to technically be illegal to warm up your car in your driveway unattended.  This little known infraction became statewide news earlier this year after Nick Taylor of Roseville, Michigan received a ticket for leaving his car running and unattended in his driveway...

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Help Rockford High School Students March To The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade!

This Thanksgiving, 320 students from the Rockford High School Marching Band will be traveling to New York City to represent the State of Michigan in the 91st annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade...

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The City Of Grand Rapids Is Looking For New Police Recruits

Have you ever considered a career in law enforcement?  If you have, or if you know someone who would be perfect for the job, now is the time to apply...

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Grand Rapids is #1 in U.S. for Job Growth

The economy of Grand Rapids, and its metro areas, keeps getting better!

A study done by Headlight Data, a website that collects data on economics and the workforce, found that Grand Rapids had the highest rate of job growth in 2016 compared to any other state in the country...

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It’s A Bad Year For Ticks In Michigan, Here’s What You Need To Know

This summer could be the worse tick season in years for Michigan. In three trips up north to hike, I've pulled over six ticks off me, and that's AFTER using a spray containing DEET.

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Heat Wave Scorches Most Of The U.S.
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A 300-Person Fight Broke Out at Grand Haven State Park on Monday

A fight got so big and out of control at Grand Haven State Park, this past Monday, that officials had to close down the park.

WNEM says that the incident occurred around 7 p...

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