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Saturday is Best Day Ever for West Michigan ‘Harry Potter’ Fans

Harry Potter in the Park Festival is in Sparta on Saturday, August 26 from 3:30pm - 9pm at Rogers Park.

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10 Things to Do this Weekend: July 21st-23rd

It's another weekend of fairs and festivals. We also have movies, concerts and even a commissioning of a new aircraft carrier.

There are plenty of activities for all ages. No matter where you are in west Michigan there is something to do!

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Sparta Opens New Splash Pad [Video]

There's still a lot of summer ahead to celebrate and you can be sure that's exactly what kids (and adults) will be doing in Sparta with the splash pad that just opened today!

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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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Is your meth real? Make sure to get it tested! (Siniša Botaš/Thinkstock)
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Sparta Police Warn Meth Users of Massive Local Scam and Offer Their Help

Today, the Sparta Police Department (sadly, it's Sparta, Wisc. and not Sparta, Mich.) posted an incredibly helpful post about a massive scam in our area. Apparently, there's been some enterprising drug dealers who have been scamming meth users with crushed rock salt instead of actual meth. Sparta Police want to help, and are offering their services to test and verify your purchase to ensure you haven't been ripped off.

That's super nice of them!

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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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Kent and Ottawa County Election Results

A number of West Michigan communities headed to the polls on Tuesday, May 3, including Grandville, Sparta, Grand Haven, Hudsonville, Jenison, Zeeland and more.

View complete election results for Kent and Ottawa counties.

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Rockford-Sparta Gymnast Morgan Korf Named High School Athlete of the Week

Morgan Korf, a junior who led the Rockford-Sparta high school gymnastics team to the MHSAA Division 1 state championship before capturing an all-around individual state title last week, has been named Meijer-97.9 WGRD High School Athlete of the Week.

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Rockford-Sparta Wins Gymnastics State Title

It was an exciting end to the season as Rockford-Sparta High School gymnastics team won the state championship in Rockford on Friday.

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Four West Michigan High School Football Coaches Inducted Into Hall Of Fame

Four West Michigan High School football coaches were among those inducted into the Michigan High School Football Coaches Association's Hall of Fame over the weekend.

All coaches that were inducted have at least 20 years of experience or 100 wins.  The four coaches from West Michigan far exceed those numbers.

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