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Weekly gas report: Muskegon-area fuel prices down by 20 cents since last week
The average cost of regular, unleaded fuel in the Muskegon and Greater West Michigan region has declined by nearly a quarter since last week. AAA Daily Fuel Gauge Report figures released on Monday, Sept.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Taste of Home Releases Recipe Demo List for Cooking School
Taste of Home has released its recipe demonstration list for its fall cooking school on Sept. 20 at the Expo II Building at the Clearfield County Fairgrounds.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
Supporters rally behind grocery cashier fired for 'HUGGING'...
President Obama condemns Ray Rice after sickening video of him knocking out his fiancee surfaces with the words: 'Hitting a woman is not something a real man does' Cashier who inspired huge support when he claimed he was sacked for 'innocently' hugging customers is now accused of groping four women Fred Civis, a cashier at Plumb's in Michigan for 39 years, was fired for what he claims was hugging a customer Despite the allegations against Civis, supporters have set up a Facebook page to support him and help him raise money while unemployed Hundreds rallied behind a cashier fired from a grocery store in Whitehall, Michigan who says that he was fired for 'hugging.' people.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
Weekly gas report: Autumn season could bring lower fuel prices, AAA analyst says
The AAA Daily Fuel Gauge Report on Monday, Sept. 8, suggests that the average price for regular, unleaded fuel is $3.64 a gallon, a 3-cent increase since last week .
Sat Sep 06, 2014
Riding united: More than 100 riders gather to support health, Muskegon United Way programs
The move of the health awareness, recreational promotion and non-profit program fundraiser to Saturday morning from Friday was a definite plus. The community ride drew more than 110 participants compared to 60 last year when it was a Friday event, according to United Way's Chris Burnaw.
WXMI-TV Grand Rapids
Fred Civis, a 39 year employee of Plumb's Valu-Rite Foods in Whitehall, Mich. says he was fired for hugging a customer.
Muskegon top headlines: Man presumed drowned, cashier case death threats and more
The apparent victim of a drowning who is still missing in Muskegon Lake has been identified as a Grand Rapids man. MUSKEGON, MI - Muskegon County law enforcement officials say they have been informed of death threats being made in connection with an accusation of assault and battery against a cashier at Plumb's Valu-Rite Foods in Whitehall.
Fri Sep 05, 2014
WXMI-TV Grand Rapids
4 more women allege inappropriate touching by fired Plumba s cashier
Four more women have come forward alleging inappropriate touching from fired Plumb's cashier Fred Civis, according to Muskegon County Chief Assistant Prosecutor Tim Maat. Civis, who has worked at Plumb's Valu-Rite Foods for nearly 39 years, is currently facing a charge of misdemeanor assault and battery.
See which Muskegon County state representative candidate will give away an AR-15 assault weapon
With roughly eight weeks left to run before the November election, candidates for the hotly-contested 91st State House of Representatives seat are packing up their schedules. Vying for votes in the district are incumbent Colleen Lamonte, a Democrat from Montague; challenger Holly Hughes, a Republican from White River Township, and challenger Alan Jager, an independent candidate from Holton Township.
Thu Sep 04, 2014
Power outage hits Muskegon County, delays school start
Thousands of customers in northern Muskegon County are without power and Whitehall students are on a two-hour delay after thunderstorms passed through the area early Thursday. About 3,000 homes and businesses lost power around 5:20 a.m., according to the Consumers Energy website.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
Norwalk Citizen News
Whitehall man's home nonprofit radio station
In this Aug. 19, 2014 photo, Jim "JC" Cox, radio personality, works at the new 98.9 FM Real Gold Radio station in Whitehall, Mich.
Mon Sep 01, 2014
Muskegon County hotels reporting increase in room revenues so far in 2014
A closer look at the numbers reveals that several of Muskegon County's most popular hotel destinations reported an increase in revenues from accommodations taxes paid by those staying in the hotels.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
Simple nature drawing topic of next White Lake Area Guided Nature Walk
The free walk is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. to noon Sept. 6 at Clear Springs Nature Preserve, 3756 W. Fruitvale Road.
Sat Aug 30, 2014
Muskegon top headlines: 'Secret shopper' report, beach hazard and more
What MEDC found in its "Secret shopper" report on Michigan: The Michigan Economic Development Corporation has released the report generated by its secret shopper-style evaluation of how Michigan communities respond to business development, but what did it say? Beach hazard issued for several West Michigan counties expected to continue into Labor ... (more)
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Police: Single-vehicle crash in Whitehall leaves 1 dead
Makala Stever-Knapp, 15, died from injuries she suffered in a crash that occurred in the 400 block of an alley between Mears Avenue and Division Street at approximately 2:18 p.m., said Whitehall Police Chief Roger Squiers in a release.
Meet the teacher: See who's new at Fruitport and Whitehall school districts
With the start of a new school year, MLive and the Muskegon Chronicle asked area school districts to share information about new staff members.
Midday Muskegon headlines: Six gunshot misses, holiday weekend fun, home-grown radio
A Muskegon Heights man who thought his friend was being confronted by an armed man fired his weapon six times at the subject, but missed, police said.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Grand Haven Tribune
SLYC sailors excel at WMYA Regatta
The Western Michigan Yachting Association Championship Regatta, held July 29-Aug 2, boasted a total of 162 boats, 39 of which represented SLYC.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Grammy-nominated bluegrass artist Claire Lynch to play Whitehall's Howmet Playhouse
Lynch is the featured artist of three Michigan dates starting Aug. 4 at Whitehall's historic Howmet Playhouse, 304 S. Mears, before headlining an Aug. 5 show in Williamsburg and wrapping at the Auburn Hills Parade of Stars Bluegrass Festival on Aug. 6. The reigning Female Vocalist of the Year for the International Bluegrass Music Association, Lynch ... (more)
Wed Aug 20, 2014
EMT's disability lawsuit over counseling for affair reinstated on appeal
A former emergency medical technician who was fired after she refused psychological counseling that was required by a supervisor concerned about her "immoral" sexual conduct because of her affair with a married man, can pursue her Americans with Disabilities Act lawsuit, says an appeals court, in reversing a lower court ruling.