Tuesday May 14
Kent County ambulance consortium could measure rescue crew performance
Emergency responders in Kent County seem to be successful if you look at average response times and outcomes, but a growing number of county leaders want proof.
Thu May 09, 2013
WZZM-TV Grand Rapids
EGR facing $1.5 million school budget deficit
On Monday, the district sent a letter to parents stating that it is in a difficult situation and the state of Michigan is to blame.
Tue May 07, 2013
West Michigan precincts report low turnout, smooth election so far
West Michigan voters have been trickling into the polls today, May 7, to decide the fate of school district tax requests, zoning and airport issues, according to election coordinators.
Sun May 05, 2013
Music teacher, 55, identified as bicyclist killed in crash near Marne
Jeffrey Looman, a 55-year-old music teacher at Grandville's Calvin Christian, died Sunday after being struck by a vehicle while riding his bicycle near Marne.
Sat May 04, 2013
Red Cross credits $500,000 Meijer donation for helping with flood recovery efforts
Meijer Inc's recent $500,000 donation to the American Red Cross helped the organization provided immediate response to those devastated by West Michigan's historic flood.
Fri May 03, 2013
We'll fix roads, Republican leader says, preferably with higher sales tax
Lobbied by local governments fretting over ailing roads, state Rep. Rob VerHeulen, R-Walker, says a cure is coming.
Fifth Third River Bank Run to Use Traditional 25K Course
Organizers said flood waters fell quickly enough to let crews from Grand Rapids, Wyoming, Grandville, and Walker start clearing debris from the course.
Sat Apr 27, 2013
Berlin Raceway champ surprises himself with victory in Saturday night's season opener
Defending Berlin Raceway Modified division champion Billy Shotko was having an awful 2013 season, even though the year didn't officially start until Saturday night.
Wed Apr 24, 2013
Pistol on hip, Kentwood man contends The Rapid's weapons policy is illegal
A Kentwood man who was among gun rights advocates who riled Grand Rapids Mayor George Heartwell at a city meeting earlier this year told The Rapid bus system's Board of Directors on Wednesday its weapons policy is illegal.
Tue Apr 23, 2013
WZZM-TV Grand Rapids
Water rescues: Who should pay for them?
Authorities say only one of those rescues was legitimate. The other rescues, authorities say, could have been avoided.
Site of 'topless' dancing in Standale loses liquor licenese
At of the end of the month, a restaurant and bar in Standale will no longer have a license to sell liquor and that could mean the end of the line for the establishment some customers have compared to the 1990's television show "Cheers." After an hour of hearing testimony and only a few minutes to reach a verdict, the Michigan Liquor Control ... (more)
Mon Apr 22, 2013
Water rescue in Walker after canoe overturns, dumping elderly couple in flooded Grand River
Rescuers were en route to Butterworth Drive in Walker after an elderly couple fell into the Grand River when their canoe overturned, according to police dispatch reports.
Fri Apr 19, 2013
WXMI-TV Grand Rapids
The Venue Wona t Get Its Liquor License Back
Andrea Miller of the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs told FOX 17 NEWS that the Liquor Control Commission had conducted a hearing on the city of Walker's request to the commission not to renew the liquor license for The Venue, located at 4072 Lake Michigan Drive, and decided not to renew the license.
Thu Apr 18, 2013
WZZM-TV Grand Rapids
List of road closures due to flooding
Across West Michigan, dozens of roads are closed or impassible because of flooding and washouts from days of heavy rain.
Grand Rapids businessman Peter Perez to speak at Aquinas College graduation
Peter Perez, a longtime manufacturing executive in Grand Rapids, will be the featured speaker at Aquinas College's commencement ceremony on May 4. Perez, the president of Carter Products Company, a Walker-based woodworking machinery firm, also served as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Manufacturing at the U.S. Department of Commerce.
Flooded roads in Grandville: High school musical is canceled tonight
Grandville High School's spring musical, "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying" 7 p.m. show has been canceled for tonight.