Berlin Raceway to crown champs Saturday night, and one class is all tied up
Berlin Raceway officials will soon be covering the half-mile asphalt oval with dirt, and when the calendar turns to September, a month of dirt-track action will follow.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
WXMI-TV Grand Rapids
5 Things to know for Wednesday, August 27
As fall sports get into full swing, the issue of sports physicals and student health is on a lot of parents' minds.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
WXMI-TV Grand Rapids
School Supply Santa ready to deliver classroom supplies
BYRON CENTER, Mich. - While several students are back in school, most kids won't be returning to the classroom until next week.
Move-in day: Western Michigan University freshmen, transfer students back on campus
First-year and transfer students planning to live on campus at Western Michigan University spent Tuesday moving into their residence halls, a week ahead of the Sept.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Quote of the Day, Of COURSE Gary Peters (D-CAND, Michigan-SEN) Is...
Former Secretary of State Terri Lynn Land, R-Byron Center, went first by slamming U.S. Rep. Gary Peters, D-Bloomfield Township, claiming he is a hypocrite, flip-flopper and beholden to President Barack Obama and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid.
Assault victim befriends attacker, becomes mentor
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Sat Aug 23, 2014
Detroit Free Press
Conventions mark official kick-off of U.S. Senate race
The U.S. Senate race officially got underway Saturday with both candidates scheduled to speak to thousands of the party faithful at state conventions in Novi and Lansing.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Byron Center sixth-grade class of 1984 will return to open long-lost time capsule
Joana Leatherman, director of the VanSingel Fine Arts Center, and Doug Gallup, district services coordinator, stand behind the Byron Center Public Schools District Services and Administration Building at the site where a time capsule was buried in 1984.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Assault victim befriends teen offender, becomes unlikely mentor
Marcellous Bennett had a couple things on his mind when he joined two older brothers in robbing, pistol whipping and carjacking a pizza delivery driver five years ago: Money and trying to be an adult, like his siblings.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Surveillance cameras coming to Ypsilanti school buses
All 40 buses on Ypsilanti Community Schools routes will have surveillance cameras in them by the first day of school Sept.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
West Michigan birth announcements
Grand Rapids: July 29: Brysean Charles Makhi to Deanna Vaglica; July 31: Ryan Matthew to Melissa and Ryan Benchich; July 21: Lucas Pierce to Kirsten Herron and Michael Southern; July 26: Alfred King Dwight Anthony to Nakia Denene and Alfred Dunlap; July 3: Henry Robert to Jennifer and Eric VanderVeen; July 31: Max Atherton to Marie and William ... (more)
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Wed Aug 06, 2014
The Right Place supports creation of 114 jobs in West Michigan
Regional economic development organization The Right Place, Inc., along with its local and state partners, today announced two new West Michigan economic development projects that will bring 114 new jobs and nearly $10 million to the region.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Byron Center man seriously injured in two-car crash in Jamestown Township
The incident took place about 1:40 p.m. at the intersection of Adams Street and 32nd Avenue when a 2007 Jeep Compass traveling northbound on 32nd proceeded into the intersection after stopping for a stop sign, according to the Ottawa County Sheriff's Department.
WOTV Battle Creek
Help a child with School Supply Santa
BYRON CENTER, Mich. When you think of school supplies, you don't always think of Santa.