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Helpful Hunting Tips from the Michigan DNR

Tuesday, November 15th officially kicks off firearm season in Michigan and whether you're a seasoned hunter or going out for the first time, the Michigan DNR has some reminders for hunters...

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Kent County Receives $31,300 to Increase Breastfeeding by African American Women

The Kent County Health Department's initiative to increase breastfeeding among African American women is one of 33 health programs in Michigan to receive grant money from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.

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Kent County Precincts With Highest and Lowest Voter Turnout

Voter turnout was good across the country and in West Michigan on Tuesday, but some areas came out more than others. See which precincts in Kent County had the highest and lowest voter turnout.

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Owner of Stolen Trump Sign Leaves Message for Thief in Byron Center

Stolen political signs are being reported across the country and in West Michigan.

The owner of a stolen Trump sign in Byron Center left a message for the thief.

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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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WSPA Perform Mass Dog Vaccinations As Part Of 2013 World Rabies Day
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Rabies Confirmed in Kent County as the Disease Peaks in Michigan

Rabies is peaking in Michigan. The viral disease has been found in West Michigan including the counties of Kent, Kalamazoo and Newaygo.

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West Nile Virus Found in Kent County

Mosquitoes with the West Nile Virus have been detected in Kent County.

WZZM reports that officials from the Kent County Health Department have confirmed the virus in mosquitoes but not in any person...

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Kent County Residents: Recycle That “Old School” TV or Computer Monitor For Free

Do you have one of those “OLD SCHOOL” televisions around your house?  It’s hard to get rid of them, right?! Well right now, if you’re a Kent County resident, you can get rid of that bulky old eye-sore for FREE...

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Courtesy CASA Kent County
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Pinwheel Garden Planted Monday to Recognize Children in Foster Care in Kent County

To recognize and bring awareness to the 1,059 children in foster care in Kent County in 2015, today, Monday, April 18, CASA of Kent County will be placing 1,059 blue pinwheels in the heart of downtown Grand Rapids to honor each of these vulnerable children.

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Kent County’s Rate of Binge Drinking Adults Among the Worst in Michigan

County Health Rankings has released their annual report which ranks counties in Michigan. This week, we are looking at what we learned about West Michigan from the report.

First, binge drinking in Michigan. Kent County has one of the highest rates in Michigan.

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Sanders Dominates, Trump Third in Kent and Ottawa Counties

Bernie Sanders pulled out a surprise, close victory over Hillary Clinton in Tuesday's primary vote in Michigan while Donald Trump earned a much easier win.

The results were different in West Michigan.

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Police Searching for Missing Kent County Woman

Police are asking for the public's help in finding 34-year-old Heather (Lynch) Barcarella from Courtland Township.

FOX 17 reports that her family reported her missing Friday evening...

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