12 hrs ago
Grandville grandfather hustles family to safety after backyard garage catches fire
John Colley's family was eating Easter dinner at 3151 Homewood Street SW in Grandville on Sunday afternoon, April 20, when the fire broke out shortly before 2 p.m. "Everybody left their plates and ran," said Colley, who stood with a large group of family and neighbors across the street while multiple firefighters from Grandville and Wyoming doused ... (more)
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17 hrs ago
Michaels Store Breach: Free Grand Rapids conference on preventing similar IT nightmares
When retail giants like Target and Michaels fall victim to hackers that put millions of their customers at risk, any size business can feel vulnerable to a similar IT nightmare.
22 hrs ago
Lansing State Journal
Portland police report
The department handled five lockouts during this time. Area police officers want to remind residents that if they see something that appears to be suspicious to contact the police immediately by calling 911 or 647-7521 if a crime is in progress or has taken place.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Fundraiser in Memory of Grandville H.S. Teen on Tonight
A fundraiser for the Ryan Fischer Legacy Scholarship fund takes place in Grandville tonight.
Last day to shop at the Careerline Tech Center's annual Prom Expo
Today, April 18, 2014, is the final day of the Careerline Tech Center's eighth annual Prom Expo.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
WTKG-AM Grand Rapids
West MI Pastor Accused of Vacationing with Church's Money
Court documents say a West Michigan pastor who is facing embezzlement charges, used money from his former church without anyone knowing, to pay for vacation time.
Hearings for Alleged Bank Robber & for Accused Embezzler in Hudsonville Today
First, he is expected to hold an arraignment for Gary Peterson, the pastor of The Rock Church in Grandville, who will reportedly surrender to authorities today for allegedly embezzling his former flock, Wellspring Church west of Jenison, of several thousand dollars.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Struttinbucks, Valdyr Camo Team on Pursuit Channel
Struttinbucks TV , the 8:00 p.m. primetime anchor of Pursuit Channel's Q3-4 Close Call Thursdays, has announced a new promotional partnership with Valdyr Camouflage of Grandville, MI.
Overnight snow likely was last chance to move up Grand Rapids' snowiest seasons
Winter reared its head into spring once again overnight in West Michigan, though those chances increasingly are becoming few and far between.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Grand Rapids man with stolen state police rifle to plead guilty, federal records show
A Grand Rapids man who possessed a Colt M-16 rifle that was stolen from a state police trooper's vehicle has agreed to plead guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm, court documents filed Friday, April 11, show.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
West Michigan maker of Spra-Right products growing with Benton Harbor acquisition
Grandville-based Industrial Innovations, the maker of Spra-Right products, says it has acquired Advance Products Corporation's Automation division for an undisclosed amount.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Detroit Free Press
Michigan mall apologizes after bandana wearer asked to go
A shopping mall in western Michigan has apologized after a 26-year-old man was asked to remove a bandana or leave the mall.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Christian Reformed Church's first non-ordained director 'simply God's man for the job'
A year after dropping a requirement that its executive director be a minister, the Christian Reformed Church in North America's governing body this summer will consider hiring a college president for the job.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
Flyers For An Easter Egg Hunt: Harmless or a Violation of the Constitution?
By Beth Dalbey Are flyers for an Easter egg hunt a violation of the constitutional separation of church and state? That's the question some Muslin parents in Dearborn, Mich., are asking after flyers publicizing an upcoming Easter egg hunt at a Presybterian church were distributed to students in Dearborn Public Schools.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Grandville latest school district to alter calendar for snow day makeup
As Grandville students start off their weeklong spring break on Friday, April 4, plans call for snow day makeup to shorten their Memorial Day weekend break.
Accused drunken driver in head-on crash turns down plea deal, faces life in prison
A criminal past could lead to a harsher sentence for a man accused of causing serious injury to a 59-year-old Ada man in a drunken driving crash.
Gander Mountain remodels Michigan's first 'Firearms Superstore' into new format
A year after Gander Mountain made over its Grandville store as one of the outdoor retailer's first guns-only specialty store , the store is shifting its aim.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Grandville's downtown streetscape project might earn city a second Community Excellence Award
From left, Grandville Mayor Pro Tem Joshua Meringa and former Mayor Jim Buck accept the Michigan Municipal League's Region 3 Community Excellence Award in March.