1 hr ago
Jessica Heeringa's mother: Security cameras required in bill...
A proposed law named for Jessica Heeringa, a Norton Shores woman missing since April, will try to make work safer for clerks and attendants on lonely late shifts at gas-station convenience stores.
3 hrs ago
Midday Muskegon headlines: 'Jessica's Law,' 40 under 40 series, Xtreme Fighting Championship
"Jessica's Law" is aimed to reduce the circumstances similar to those in which Heeringa, a 26-year-old who disappeared from a Norton Shores gas station in April.
4 hrs ago
Propose Bill Designed To Protect Late-Night Clerks
A West Michigan state lawmaker wants late-night gas stations to have at least two employees on staff - or working security cameras.
11 hrs ago
Michigan bill designed to protect late-night clerks
Legislation is being announced that would require Michigan gas stations open after 11 p.m. to have two employees working or to install security cameras.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
County-wide water, sewer rate increases prompt Norton Shores to follow suit
The Norton Shores City Council has agreed to three different water and sewer increases to keep up with mounting county wholesale costs and other fees.
WXMI-TV Grand Rapids
Water Restored to Mobile Home Parka For Now
NORTON SHORES, Mich.- Water has been restored to a Muskegon County mobile home park after management failed to pay the utility bill.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
WZZM-TV Grand Rapids
Water restored to 22 families in Muskegon Hts
The city of Norton Shores, which supplies the water, cut off the supply when the park hadn't paid its $9,800 bill.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Detroit Free Press
Tree takes caroling to new heights, reaches ears of the Travel Channel
Mona Shores' Singing Christmas Tree performances are scheduled this weekend. The effort drew the interest of the Travel Channel.
State Rep. Lamonte, Jessica Heeringa family, to announce bill protecting store clerks
State Rep. Collene Lamonte, D-Montague, will announce Monday a bill aimed at protecting gas station and convenience store workers like Jessica Heeringa, a Norton Shores woman missing since April.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Michigan State Police seek missing Ricky Navarre, 48, of Twin Lake
Michigan State Police troopers are searching for a missing Twin Lake man, Ricky Dean Navarre, 48, police said Tuesday evening, Dec. 3. Ricky Navarre's 2012 Ford Super Duty Crew Cab, white with tan trim, with Michigan license plate OLKA9.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Midday Muskegon headlines: Road rage, final look at football, R.I.P. Merrill
Police were called to an "active fight in the roadway" near the intersection of Fruitport Road and South Walker Road on Nov. 27, according to authorities.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Grand Haven Tribune
The North Muskegon resident who serves as conductor of the Coopersville & Marne Railway Company's Santa Train admitted he grows his year-round beard just a little bit longer to fit the uniform at this time of year.
WZZM-TV Grand Rapids
Family still searching for Jessica Heeringa
Jessica Heeringa disappeared over 7 months ago while working a late night shift at the Exxon gas station on Sternberg Road in Norton Shores.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Editorial: Tell us what 'hooked' you on Muskegon
That's the case in Muskegon despite the fact the community has numerous natural resources, especially along its lakeshore, that can't be found anywhere else.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
See deer photos from firearm season's first week in Muskegon area, and keep them coming
MLive Muskegon Chronicle is asking outdoors enthusiasts to back up their big buck talk with some hard evidence, and send in photos of deer.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Woman Faces Trial For Alleged Hit On Sister's Husband
A western Michigan woman accused of helping her sister try to hire a hit man to kill the sister's husband has been bound over for trial.
Muskegon-Muskegon Heights sharing of zoning services more local government cooperation
For those who dream of complete political consolidation of Muskegon-area local governments, the incremental sharing of local services is probably too slow and too little.
Detroit Free Press
Michigan woman bound over in hit man attempt case
One of two western Michigan sisters charged with trying to hire a hit man has been bound over for trial.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Muskegon-area retail economy on solid ground as Black Friday nears
As shoppers and retailers await Black Friday and the beginning of the traditional Christmas shopping season, the stores in and around The Lakes Mall in Fruitport Township and Norton Shores have had a steady year already.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Highway speeds slow as snow accumulates, accidents occur on Muskegon County roads
The slide-offs and vehicle accidents that created morning commute madness in Muskegon County on Monday is a sure indication winter in West Michigan has arrived.