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Muskegon and Oceana county trails in line for $1.2 million in grants
Trails in Muskegon and Oceana counties could be boosted by much as $1.2 million in state grant money, based on recommendations recently made by the Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund.
See who will be interviewed to become the next Jackson Public Schools superintendent
Three current Michigan superintendents are among the candidates who will be interviewed in Jackson Public Schools' search for a new leader.
Muskegon's top headlines: Fruitport Twp. public safety offers Christmas cheer; sentences; winter activities
Members of the Fruitport Township police and fire departments volunteered Thursday, Dec. 12, to bring some holiday cheer to a local family that lost their home and their dog in an Oct. 29 fire.
Old Newsies take to streets to raise money for Muskegon-area children
The Old Newsies took to the streets Saturday in an effort to provide gifts for underprivileged Muskegon-area children, with the annual Goodfellows Extra, a special edition of the Muskegon Chronicle.
Muskegon County Michigan Works!: Some hires not reflected in 8.7 percent unemployment
Muskegon County's unemployment rate in October hit 8.7 percent, slightly worse than the last time the rate was reported in August.
Peg West: Goodfellows Extra on sale Saturday, Dec. 7 to help make holidays brighter for kids in need
Two Old Newsboys read the Chronicle news extra they would sell to raise money for underprivileged children the next day in this photo, which ran in the Chronicle Dec. 12, 1969.
Recent sentences in Oceana County Circuit Court
Michael Ryan Albaugh, 24, of Fountain, Mich., nine months Oceana County Jail, two years probation, $3,950.64 restitution/fees/costs for larceny $1,000-$20,000.
WZZM-TV Grand Rapids
Made in Michigan: CherryMan maraschino cherries
The line of products an Oceana County company makes are small, but they play a big role in holiday meals and special events.
Rifle found along U.S. 31 in Pentwater; police are looking for owner
A rifle, likely belonging to a hunter, was found on the side of U.S. 31 by the Oceana County Road Commission over the weekend, police said.
Bands of snow before Thanksgiving
A disturbance dipping south from Canada is bringing light snow a more cold air to West Michigan.
WXMI-TV Grand Rapids
Murder Suspect Named Following Deadly Hostage Standoff
The man who was arrested following an 11-hour standoff near Big Rapids which ended in murder will be charged Friday afternoon.
Thumb Regional DWI Court established
Ignition breathalyzers could be coming quicker than Thumb residents think. Huron, Sanilac and Tuscola counties are forming the Thumb Regional DWI Court that will allow offenders caught driving while intoxicated to participate in an intensive program that could include an ignition breathalyzer.