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People Doing Good – Ionia Woman Saves a Turtle

I say it a lot, we’re all in this together; which is why I love finding stories of “People Doing Good”.

Today’s goodness comes from Ionia, where Holli Skibinski saw what looks like possibly a snapping turtle crossing Steele Street yesterday...

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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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Ionia Makes ‘Top Ten Affordable Small Towns Where You’d Actually Want to Live’ List

Recently honored as one of the safest cities in Michigan, Ionia now has even more to brag about.

According to Realtor.com, Ionia is one of the "Top Ten Affordable Small Towns Where You'd Actually Want to Live" in 2017.

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Scented Candle Smells for 12 West Michigan Cities

We love West Michigan and all of the sights, sounds and smells it brings throughout the year. Well, at least most of the smells.

What if you could take all of those smells home with you in a scented candle?

Here's what it would smell like if you could.

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Ingram Publishing, ThinkStock
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Sparta Sports Complex Could Receive $150,000; Ionia up for $74,300

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has recommended that Sparta receive $150,000 for improvements to the new Sparta Sports Complex.

The City of Ionia could receive $74,300 for improvements to Robinson Park.

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The World’s Largest Food Truck Rally is Coming Soon to West Michigan

The food trucks are coming! Channel and Ionia Free Fair are bringing the World's Largest Food Truck Rally to the Ionia Fairgrounds on September 17th! Every kind of food you can think of or crave will be there, including desserts to complete your meal!

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National Weather Service
National Weather Service
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Six Tornadoes in West Michigan; View Tornado Maps, Radar, More

The National Weather Service has concluded there were six tornadoes in West Michigan on August 20, 2016.

See a map and detailed descriptions of each tornado.

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Michael Powers via Twitter
Michael Powers via Twitter
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Pictures of the Damage from the Storm in Ionia

What a scary day for residents of Ionia. A storm blew through Ionia Wednesday, ripping down a bunch of trees. Unfortunately, some of those trees fell on people's homes.

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Facebook via Ionia County Central Dispatch E911
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They Found Lou the Bearded Dragon in Ionia!

See I wasn't the only one needing a little sunshine in their life. Tuesday we found out Lou, the bearded dragon, was lost on the streets of Ionia...

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Facebook via Ionia County Central Dispatch E911
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Have You Seen This Bearded Dragon in Ionia?

Ionia Police have issued an A.P.B. for a missing… bearded dragon!  His name is Lou and he’s somewhere in the area of Jones & Johnson in Ionia.  ...

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Ionia and Allegan County Ratio of Population to Primary Care Physicians Among the Highest in Michigan

County Health Rankings annual report examines a variety of health measures across the country. This week, we are taking a closer look at what the report has revealed about West Michigan.

The report found that the ratios of population to primary care physicians in Ionia County and Allegan County are among the highest in Michigan.

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Muskegon and Ionia Counties Among the Most Obese in Michigan

County Health Rankings annual report is out. This week, we are examining the results to see what they teach us about West Michigan.

The report says Muskegon and Ionia counties are among the most obese in Michigan.

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