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Holland High School Students Conducting Full Day Criminal Mock Trial

Holland High School AP Government students will conduct a full day criminal mock trial on Thursday at the Ottawa County 58th District Court.

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Heinz Company, Holland, Mich. / Google
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Grey Poupon Will Now be Made Exclusively in Holland

The city known for the Tulip Time Festival and gorgeous beaches along Lake Michigan and Lake Macatawa will now have another claim to fame.

Holland, Mich. will be the exclusive production place of Kraft Heinz Co.'s iconic mustard Grey Poupon, company officials announced this week. 

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Federal State Of Emergency Declared In Flint, Michigan Over Contaminated Water Supply
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Gov. Snyder Is Breaking A Long Held Tulip Time Festival Tradition

Governor Rick Snyder's office confirmed that he will be the keynote speaker at the Tulip Time Festival  luncheon this week, but he won't be following tradition and sweeping the streets after the Volksparade...

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Downtown Holland, Google
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Holland Ranked No. 1 Small City in U.S. to Start a Business

Known for it's gorgeous beaches along Lake Michigan and Lake Macatawa and the Tulip Time Festival, Holland is now being recognized for another reason!

Out of 1,268 small cities across America, Holland has been named the best in which to start a small business by Wallethub, Wood TV 8 reports. 

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West Michigan Easter Egg Hunts

Thousands of children are anticipating the thrill of the Easter egg hunt.

View our guide to Grand Rapids-area Easter egg hunts and prepare your family for fun and a little candy too.

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The Best Jokes From LaughFest Kids Joke Time in Grand Rapids

Hilarious, brave kids took the stage at Grand Rapids Public Library last night for LaughFest's second of three Kids Joke Night events.

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Kids' Food Basket
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Wear Orange on March 24 to Raise Awareness of Childhood Hunger in West Michigan

Join us along with Kids' Food Basket and dozens of West Michigan schools, businesses and organizations by wearing orange on Thursday, March 24, to raise awareness of childhood hunger.

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Tulips In Full Bloom In Toyooka
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Holland’s Tulip Time and Mackinac Island’s Lilac Festival up for Nation’s Best Flower Festival

USA Today has named Holland's Tulip Time and Mackinac Island's Lilac Festival among the 20 best flower festivals in the country. Readers can vote for their favorite through March 28.

The nominations are part of USA Today’s annual 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards.

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Photo Courtesy Natalie Vander Ark
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‘Explicit’ Version of Holland Man’s Honest ‘Sarcastic A-Hole’ Obituary is Even More Awesome

Earlier we shared with you the obituary of 24-year-old Holland man, Dennis Saycocie. Dennis passed away February 21 after a two year battle with Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma.

It's such a sad, hard thing... but his friends and his girlfriend Natalie wanted honor him in an honest way that would have made Dennis laugh, and would abide with his sarcastic personality: They wrote him a badass obituary.

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West Michigan Man’s Honest ‘Sarcastic Jerk’ Obituary is Pretty Great

I'm sure we've all been to a funeral where all anyone did was say wonderful, nice things about the deceased and you were secretly thinking, "Well... he could be kind of a tool sometimes..." Well, we all can!

An obituary for a Holland man who recently passed away is refreshingly honest in this way and will make you chuckle. 

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Police Looking for Men Who Chased Woman Near Hope College

Police are investigating a scary situation in Holland where a female jogger reported being chased by a man Monday night.

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Changes Coming to CityVū Bistro at CityFlatsHotel in Holland

In January, Chuck Reid, owner of the CityFlatsHotel brand, announced that CityVū Bistro, the popular restaurant located atop CityFlatsHotel – Holland, would be re-branded as an events and conference space this spring.

CitySēn Lounge on the main floor of the hotel will also be updated to a new fast-casual restaurant environment.

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