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  1. 2 dead, 3 saved in Lake Michigan as 'human chains' attempt rescues in MIRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 6 | WTOL-TV Toledo

    In addition to the two fatalities, authorities said one person is in serious condition and two others are in stable condition. There were wicked waves and red flags on Lake Michigan throughout a hot Sunday as people packed the beaches in Grand Haven on the last day of the Coast Guard Festival.

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  2. Officials: 2 drown in bad wave conditions on Lake MichiganRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 5 | WTOL-TV Toledo

    The Grand Haven Department of Public Safety said on its Facebook page that a human chain was used to reach the first person who experienced trouble in the "hazardous wave conditions" around noon Sunday. Jeff Hawke, director of public safety, says the 64-year-old man was transported to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

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  3. Authorities identify body of man pulled from Lake MichiganRead the original story

    Jul 6, 2018 | WTOL-TV Toledo

    Authorities have released the name of a man whose body was pulled from Lake Michigan at Grand Haven State Park in western Michigan. The Grand Haven Department of Public Safety says Friday the body of 25-year-old Emmanuel Niyomugabo of Grand Rapids was found Thursday about 30 feet from shore within the park's swimming area.

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  4. Man's body recovered from Lake Michigan off Grand HavenRead the original story

    Jul 5, 2018 | WTOL-TV Toledo

    Police were trying to identify the man. Grand Haven Public Safety Director Jeff Hawke said there were no reports of missing people.

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  5. Milwaukee man dies in Michigan after race across Great LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2018 | WTOL-TV Toledo

    A Milwaukee man has died in Michigan in the cabin of a boat that was registered for a yacht race across Lake Michigan. Grand Haven police say foul play isn't suspected nor is the death of the 41-year-old man related to the Queen's Cup race.

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  6. High water levels further delay Grand Haven pier projectRead the original story

    Apr 7, 2018 | WTOL-TV Toledo

    Upgrades to Grand Haven's South Pier are being delayed again due to record high water levels in Lake Michigan. MLive reports the final phases of the $2.1 million project were supposed to be complete before the city's Coast Guard Festival in late July.

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  7. US Supreme Court rejects appeal in Grand Haven cross disputeRead the original story

    Apr 2, 2018 | WTOL-TV Toledo

    The U.S. Supreme Court has turned down an appeal in a dispute over a pole that can be turned into a cross on public land in western Michigan. The city of Grand Haven stopped the cross display in 2015 after critics said it was an illegal endorsement of religion.

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  8. Couple donates $2M to Michigan greenway trail projectRead the original story

    Jan 20, 2018 | WTOL-TV Toledo

    Bill and Bea Idema's donation to the Ottawa County Parks Foundation brings the total money raised for the project to $5.5 million. The foundation wants to raise $7.2 million.

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  9. Foundations contribute $860,000 to greenway campaignRead the original story

    Jan 15, 2018 | WTOL-TV Toledo

    Two western Michigan foundations have together contributed $860,000 toward a trail effort that would connect Grand Haven in Ottawa County to Millennium Park in Kent County. The Grand Haven Tribune reports that the funding for the Grand River Greenway Campaign came from the Grand Rapids-based Wege and Frey foundations.

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  10. Officials take public feedback on Lake Michigan fish planRead the original story

    Nov 29, 2017 | WTOL-TV Toledo

    Michigan officials are taking feedback on a long-term plan for managing Lake Michigan fish populations and future stocking activities. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is hosting the last of three public meetings on the topics Thursday in Grand Haven.

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  11. Strangers salute WWII vet who died at 90 with no familyRead the original story

    Nov 16, 2017 | WTOL-TV Toledo

    More than 100 people have paid their final respects to a World War II veteran from Michigan who died with no known relatives. WOOD-TV reports that about 150 people, some of whom never met Gordon Hale, gathered for his funeral Thursday at Grand Haven's Lake Forest Cemetery.

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  12. News Minute: Here is the latest Michigan news from The Associated Press at 3:50 a.m. ESTRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2017 | WTOL-TV Toledo

    A Coast Guard crew has rescued three people and a dog from a sinking boat on Lake Michigan near Muskegon. The Coast Guard says occupants of the 21-foot boat reported Saturday morning that water was in the vessel and up to their knees.

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  13. Deer runs through western Michigan medical officeRead the original story

    Oct 13, 2017 | WTOL-TV Toledo

    Authorities say a deer crashed through a window of a western Michigan medical office, ran through it and out another window. The Ottawa County Sheriff's Department says the deer was last seen running across a street Thursday afternoon after leaving Lakeshore Family Care in Spring Lake, about 30 miles northwest of Grand Rapids.

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  14. 14 Michigan communities awarded water system fix-up fundsRead the original story

    Sep 26, 2017 | WTOL-TV Toledo

    The Michigan Economic Development Corp. says $23.2 million in grants are being distributed under a program established last year. It's intended to boost economic growth and help low- and moderate-income communities upgrade public infrastructure.

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