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KENT COUNTY, Mich., Strangers reached into their pockets donating thousands of dollars to Carrie Higbee after hearing she needed a life-saving medical procedure.
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Public education advocate and best selling author Jamie Vollmer will be in Grand Rapids for three days speaking about building support for public schools at free events, beginning Wednesday, April 30. "The underlying premise is that everybody in the audience has power but that power is rarely exercised," said Vollmer, Wednesday, April 16. "It is ... (more)
There will be no plea deal for the man police say strangled a 47-year-old woman, dumped her nude body near a Southeast Side creek and then spit on her as he left.
There will be no plea deal for man police say strangled a 47-year-old woman, dumped her nude body near a creek then spit on her as he left.
A spring storm shattered seasonal snowfall records in Detroit and Flint, while melting snow and rising rivers from heavy rain threatened homes Tuesday in Michigan's Lower Peninsula.
The Kent County Sheriff's Department is requesting the public's help in locating a man who walked away from an adult foster care home Monday.
Consumers Energy crews plan to work overnight to restore power to the few thousand West Michigan residents still without service after storms blew through over the weekend.
The powerful storm that ripped through Kent County Saturday is expected to cost Kent City Schools somewhere in the range of $500,000 to a $1 million to replace the high school roof and equipment, according to Superintendent Mike Weiler's rough estimate Monday, April 14. "There was no tornado reported to touch down, but we saw significant wind come ... (more)
More than 500 Cedar Springs Middle School students Monday, April 14, attended a high-energy concert by Teen Nation Tour with a clear message: Stand and Defend Against Bullying.
With another blast of winter forecast to bring near-record low temperatures and perhaps an inch of snow, Kent County Road Commission on Monday night plans to have at least 15 salt trucks out to help the morning commute.
High winds have caused significant damage in northern Kent County and a tree reportedly fell on a golf cart in the Cannonsburg area, injuring two people.
A tree, about two feet in diameter, had fallen on a golf cart at Boulder Creek Golf Club and pinned one of the golfers.
Thousands are without power in the Rockford, Cedar Springs, Sparta and Greenville areas after storms with high winds ripped through the area about 4:30 p.m. Areas north and south of 14 Mile Road were heavily affected, with more than 5,000 customers out in the area.
Walters, a retired aerospace engineer, is the only Democrat so far to announce plans to seek the seat covering Allegan and Van Buren counties and a small slice Kent County.