Walker has the lowest city tax in Kent, Ottawa counties: See who pays the most
In case you haven't checked the mail, summer property tax bills went out this month.
Men accused of Lowell crime spree involving girls, ages 11, 12, 14
Two men were arrested this week for allegedly involving three girls -- ages 11, 12, and 14 -- in a crime spree that included stealing and crashing a Ford Mustang GT and damaging the walls of a house.
State of Michigan
MDOT suspends construction for July Fourth holiday, urges safe driving
Fast Facts: - MDOT is suspending as much work as possible from 3 p.m. Thursday, July 3, until 6 a.m. Monday, July 7. - AAA Michigan estimates nearly 1.4 million Michigan residents will travel this holiday weekend.
Kent County sheriff's deputies to be placed in 4 school districts this fall
Four Kent County school districts will have new school resource officers next fall in a move county sheriff's officials say addresses crime and helps foster positive relationships between young people and police.
Man charged in hit-and-run that caused horse's death
LOWELL, Mich. - A man has been charged in connection with a hit-and-run accident that injured a horse, causing it to be put down.
Five features you don't want to miss from first Freedom Cruise
The first Village Sports Freedom Cruise that runs from June 25-29 promises "cars and bikes and stars and stripes rolling through the river city" over its five-day run in West Michigan The event, created by Kent County Commissioner Tom Antor and presented by Village Motor Sports, aims to deliver on that promise with numerous cruises, appearances ... (more)
WXMI-TV Grand Rapids
Traffic Blog: New Construction, Traffic News
FULLER AVE will be rebuilt between I-196 and MICHIGAN ST. That's not a long distance, but the intersection of Fuller at Michigan is so close to the freeway that it doesn't take much for traffic to get backed up, especially during commuting hours.