Friday May 17
West Michigan tax preparers sent to prison for clients' fraudulent refunds
Two men were sent to prison this week for filing false tax returns on behalf of clients then sharing in the returns.
Thu May 16, 2013
Newaygo Co. teens can't show pregnant bellies in yearbook
Deonna Harris says she was pulled aside this week by a yearbook staff member and told her photo would have to be re-taken because the previous shot displayed Harris' pregnant belly.
Mon May 13, 2013
Ludington Daily News
Todd Myers hired as Mason-Oceana 911's first operations manager
Mason-Oceana 911 has hired its first-ever operations manager. Todd Myers of Hesperia was selected to fill the systems administrator position vacated by new Director Ray Hasil.
Wed May 08, 2013
Amanda Raye Tovar, 31, of 511 S. Mears St., Whitehall, was convicted of impaired driving and was sentenced to 93 days in jail to be served at the court's discretion with credit given for time served.
Sun May 05, 2013
Verizon Wireless Expands 4G Lte in Lenawee, Newaygo Counties
Verizon Wireless announced Friday that it is continuing to enhance and expand its 4G LTE network, which is currently available to customers in 491 markets, reaching 287 million people across the nation.
Wed May 01, 2013
Saints track & field duo earn WHAC honors
Grand Rapids, MI- After a pair of outstanding performances at the Ernie Mousseau Classic, two Aquinas College track & field athletes have been honored by the WHAC.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
New manufacturing jobs factor in lower Grand Rapids unemployment rates
Unemployment rate fell to 6.2 percent in March, from 6.6 percent a year ago for the Grand Rapids-Wyoming metro area.
Wed Apr 24, 2013
Ludington Daily News
Manistee Saints release 38-game schedule
The Manistee Saints are all set for the 2013 season, and announced a 38-game schedule that includes contests in the Gratiot County Baseball League and the Great Lakes UBL.
State of Michigan
The 2013 DNR Land Auction 1 began April 3, 2013 and will run through May 2, 2013.
As floodwater recedes, American Red Cross focuses on mobile distribution, closes some shelters
Emergency response vehicles from the American Red Cross of West Michigan will travel throughout Kent, Newaygo, Ottawa and Ionia counties distributing snacks, water and clean-up kits to flood victims in the coming days.
Flood damage to Newaygo Co. homes is roughly $6M
Officials say flooding from the Muskegon River in West Michigan caused more than $6 million in damage to about 150 Newaygo County homes.
Sat Apr 20, 2013
Impact of rising Grand River seen in Michigan State Police aerial photos
Aerial photographs taken by the Michigan State Police offer a glimpse of how severely some West Michigan communities have been impacted by the rising Grand River.
High water doesn't dampen the spirits of residents along the Muskegon River
Ellen and Scott Hagan, of Holton, look at where water completely covers South Turner Road in Bridgeton Township Friday, April 19, 2013.
Fri Apr 19, 2013
Areal Flood Advisory
FLOOD ADVISORY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI 315 PM EDT FRI APR 19 2013 ISABELLA MI-MECOSTA MI-NEWAYGO MI-MUSKEGON MI- 315 PM EDT FRI APR 19 2013 THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND RAPIDS HAS EXTENDED THE * FLOOD ADVISORY FOR... ISABELLA COUNTY IN CENTRAL MICHIGAN... MECOSTA COUNTY IN CENTRAL MICHIGAN... MUSKEGON COUNTY IN WEST ... (more)