Today's top headlines: Arrest on embezzlement charge, boys...
The former vice president of business operations at Trace Analytical Laboratories Inc., a Muskegon environmental lab, is being charged with felony embezzlement from the company.
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Fri Mar 07, 2014
Just clowning around: Shrine Circus back in town, spotlighting elder comic entertainers
Three of the Shrine Circus clowns received a special treat while performing in the center ring of the 29th Annual Muskegon Shrine Circus Friday at the L.C. Walker Arena: a "Happy Birthday" greeting from the audience.
See which Norton Shores business owners had their liquor licenses renewed
Verdonis, shown in this file photo, is one of several Norton Shores businesses to have its liquor license renewed.
Spring Lake Township Democrat Dean Vanderstelt to challenge Bill...
An admitted former Republican voter who hasn't held public office before is the first Democrat to announce he'll run for the second congressional district.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Multiple crashes tie up U.S. 31 traffic in Hile Road, Russell Road areas
Traffic was slowed and at times stopped by multiple crashes between 8 a.m. and 9 a.m. today, March 4, on two stretches of U.S. 31 in Muskegon County: the area of Hile and Airline roads in Norton Shores and Russell Road in Dalton Township north of Muskegon.
Harsh winter got you down? 5 ways to shake the Winter Blues
According to the calendar, winter is almost over. But let's be honest - it doesn't feel close done.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Turning waste into cash is topic of recycling management series this spring
The Michigan Recycling Coalition is bringing an intensive, three-part series to the Lakeshore on how companies and organizations can use a materials management and recycling program to improve their bottom line.
Cinema Carousel movie theater complex seeking liquor license for $2.2 million renovation project
Muskegon-area moviegoers who frequent the area's largest theater complex will likely have access to a new menu and in-service in the next year.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Scheduled electricity interruptions in Muskegon County have been canceled
Scheduled electricity interruptions planned for Saturday, March 1 for residents of Muskegon, Fruitport Township, Muskegon Heights, Norton Shores and Roosevelt Park have been canceled.
Norton Shores officials to re-vote on Lake Harbor Road speed limit changes in March
During a work session on Monday, Feb. 24, council members decided to reconsider proposed suggestions that would allow motorists to travel 35 mph north of Getz Avenue and 45 mph for the remaining portion.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Consumers Energy planning electricity service interruptions on Saturday morning
More than 9,500 properties in Muskegon County will be without electricity during the early morning hours on Saturday, March 1. Consumers Energy said on Wednesday, Feb. 26 that it has scheduled three electric interruptions in Muskegon, Fruitport Township, Muskegon Heights, Norton Shores and Roosevelt Park.
Muskegon County's school millage approval: voter turnout at 9.7...
Not many Muskegon County voters were willing to drive out to the polls for the Tuesday, Feb. 25 election, according to non-official results from the Muskegon County Clerk's office.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
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Missing in West Michigan: The Search for Jessica Heeringa
"We`re just hoping and hoping, and it's just a nightmare. Nothing prepares a family for this."
Careless smoking blamed for Monday house fire in Muskegon Heights
The owner initially tried to extinguish the fire that started in a mattress in the basement of the home at the corner of Seventh Street and Amsterdam Avenue, said Muskegon Heights Fire Chief Chris Dean.
Muskegon art festival promoters share lofty goals
After an initial year of success and plans for the second year well underway, the new Lakeshore Art Festival has some lofty longer-term goals.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
3 other issues, plus aquatic center highlight joint meeting of officials from cities, Mona Shores
A rare gathering among officials from Mona Shores Public Schools, Norton Shores and Roosevelt Park drew colloquial discussions about school redistricting, economic growth and swimming pool facilities.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Former election candidate Jason Flanders appointed to Norton Shores City Council vacant seat
The Norton Shores City Council has appointed former November 2013 election candidate Jason Flanders to the fill its vacant seat.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
Midday Muskegon headlines: Norton Shores aquatic center, Valentine's shooting, top 4 things to do
A group of residents and teachers in the Muskegon area are pushing for a new facility that could benefit seniors and students and improve the county's dismal health rankings.
Top 4 things to do this week in Muskegon area: New art exhibits, restaurant week and more
Participants of the 2014 Dancing with the Local Stars fundraiser rehearsed the closing number of this year's event on Feb. 9 at Tanglewood Park in Norton Shores.