'I'm sure he would forgive her,' says son of Wyoming man killed by wrong-way driver
"He was just the kind of guy that, as soon as you met him, you felt like you knew him," said Foster's son, Josh.
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Fri Jul 11, 2014
YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids receives NBA Cares basketball donation
Children participating at the YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids summer basketball leagues will dribble and shoot hoops with new donated basketballs.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
State of Michigan
Snyder makes appointments to Board of Real Estate Brokers
Thursday, July 10, 2014 LANSING, Mich. Gov. Rick Snyder today announced the appointments of Karen Greenwood, of Troy, and Samuel Sterk, of Grandville, to the Michigan Board of Real Estate Brokers and Salespersons.
Tanning booth peeper pleads guilty to spying on woman at Planet Fitness
The man who was at the Grandville Planet Fitness center with his wife when he decided to make his way into the ceiling so he could have a look at woman in another booth has pleaded guilty to surveilling an unclothed person.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
West Michigan native accused of defrauding investors in Costa Rica decries country's justice system
A Grandville native is speaking out from jail in Costa Rica, where he is held on allegations that he defrauded Michigan investors of $7 million.
New blog allows residents to track bond-funded construction at Grandville Public Schools
A new blog is keeping Grandville residents up to date on the construction projects underway at Grandville Public Schools this summer.
The Detroit News
Land's ties to family business rise to fore in Senate race
"We've been fortunate enough to grow what started as a very small, family business into a successful Michigan-based company that employs hundreds of Michigan residents," Land said in August 2013 after disclosing at least $34 million in assets tied to "my personal and family income."
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Summer screams for ice cream ...on your way to the lake, lick up some ...
Summer screams for ice cream ...on your way to the lake, lick up some cold, creaminess in a cup or a cone.
Police identify motorcyclist killed in Grandville crash
He was riding south on Wilson Avenue SW when a pickup truck traveling east on Rivertown Parkway ran through a red light and struck him, Grandville police said.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
22-year-old Wyoming man killed in pickup-motorcycle crash in Grandville
A 22-year-old man died after a collision between a pickup and motorcycle at Rivertown Parkway and Wilson Avenue SW.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Independence Day Activities Planned Along Lakeshore
It should be banner weather for Independence Day events along the Lakeshore today, featuring parades in Saugatuck, Jenison and Grandville, along with a number of municipal fireworks displays at dusk, including those in Holland, Saugatuck/Douglas, Grand Haven, Allendale and Plainwell.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Grandville woman, 85, recounts how 'polite' man approached...
Details of the attack were startling: A "polite" man approaching an older woman's home, making pleasant conversation, then barging inside to attack and rape her in the place she had lived for 50 years.
Top 5 things to do in Grand Rapids: Special 4th of July edition
With the combination of the Amway Family Fireworks show and Celebration on the Grand into one "patriotic powerhouse" of a weekend, there are numerous ways families can celebrate their holiday weekend in downtown Grand Rapids and around West Michigan.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Ducky Dash river race moves from downtown to Grandville for July 4 festivities
Recent Celebration on the Grand festivities in downtown Grand Rapids have featured a "Ducky Dash" race featuring hundreds of rubber duckies floating down the Grand River.
Sat Jun 28, 2014
Streets tax on way to East Grand Rapids ballot
A property tax of up to 2 mills may be sought from East Grand Rapids voters to boost funding for city streets in 2015, City Manager Brian Donovan said.
WOTV Battle Creek
List: 105 Days of Summer
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. Now that summer is in full swing, here is a list of fun things to do that are free or low-cost! Check out these activities for the week of June 30 - July 4 Join us at noon for bonus fun with the kids! Jugglers will be entertaining before the game and there will be areas with face painting and balloon animals for extra fun! Get ... (more)
Fri Jun 27, 2014
Peters uses vacant site of opponent's childhood home to tout economic development program
U.S. Rep. Gary Peters on Friday used the weed-choked barren site of his Republican Senate opponent's childhood home in suburban Grand Rapids to try to illustrate the need for maintaining taxpayer subsidies for economic development in low-income communities.
WXMI-TV Grand Rapids
Mayor: Former Mobile Home Park Site to Be Developed
The mayor of Grandville tells FOX 17 Land & Co. intends to develop a piece of property that was once the site of the La Grande Mobile Home Park.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
Downtown Holland Presents Street Performer Series ...
The weather forecast this evening is calling for partly cloudy skies and temperatures right around the 70-degree mark, making it a great night to check out the Street Performer Series in Downtown Holland.
Wed Jun 25, 2014
MI: MAX Transit Board Awards HVAC Contract to Correct Mechanical
The Macatawa Area Express Transportation Authority Board has awarded a $90,071 contract to Correct Mechanical Services, Inc. of Grandville, Mich., to renovate and restore the heating and cooling system at the transit system's administrative and transfer center in Holland, Mich.