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  1. Fatal Crash on Holland's River Ave.HOLLAND (WHTC-AM/FM) -- Speed and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2018 | WHTC

    Speed and alcohol may be factors in a fatal crash on Holland's River Avenue Sunday evening, according to a Holland Public Safety Department statement emailed to media on Monday morning. Emergency responders, called for help just after 11:30 p.m. Sunday, found a 1996 Honda Civic had collided with a pole near the River Avenue curve at First Street.

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  2. Two Hospitalized in Separate Ottawa Co. CrashesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2018 | WHTC

    The first wreck came around 11 AM, when a car heading south on 168th Avenue lost control near Hayes Street south of Grand Haven, veered to the left, struck a stop sign, then careened to the right and landed on its side in a nearby, six-foot-deep ditch. The driver, initially identified as a 20-year-old Norton Shores man, was taken in stable condition to North Ottawa Community Hospital.

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  3. Zeeland Council Approves Proposed RoundaboutRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2018 | WHTC

    The Zeeland City Council last night formally endorsed the inclusion of such a traffic control solution as part of the intersection reconstruction of the Main Avenue at Washington Avenue junction on the city's western gateway. There had been public sentiment for and against the roundabout, and Mayor Kevin Klynstra says that this matter wasn't one that was being taken lightly.

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  4. West Ottawa's Boys Advance; Hamilton's Girls in QuartersUNDATED...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2018 | WHTC

    West Ottawa High advanced to the Class A regional final in the MHSAA boys' basketball tournament on Monday evening by downing Forest Hills Northern, 56-47. The Panthers will take on Muskegon, a 55-46 winner over Grand Rapids Christian, on Wednesday evening at Grandville High.

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  5. Railroad Crossing Work on E 8th Street to BeginHOLLAND, MI...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2018 | WHTC

    Motorists coming into downtown Holland from the Eastern Gateway near the junction of East 8th Street and Chicago Drive will be experiencing such an inconvenience over the next few weeks. Beginning today, Chesapeake and Ohio railroad workers will be causing intermittent lane closures on 8th Street while working on the Hamilton Spur crossing next to Fairbanks Avenue.

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  6. Panthers, Flying Dutch Advance in HoopsUNDATED (WHTC-AM/FM) - Tyler...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2018 | WHTC

    West Ottawa High players, coaches and staff pose around the Class A district title trophy after the Panthers' 50-48 triumph over Jenison in the MHSAA tournament game at Hudsonville High on Mar. 9, 2018. West Ottawa High players, coaches and staff pose around the Class A district title trophy after the Panthers' 50-48 triumph over Jenison in the MHSAA tournament game at Hudsonville High on Mar. 9, 2018.

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  7. Lakeshore Under Winter Advisory for ThursdayGRAND RAPIDS, MI...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2018 | WHTC

    The National Weather Service office in Grand Rapids has issued a 13-hour Winter Weather Advisory for Allegan and Ottawa counties, as well as 10 others in southwest Michigan. From 9 AM to 10 AM today, forecasters say that rain will change to snow by late morning, be heavy at times, and up to three inches of accumulation are expected, with "significantly" higher local amounts possible between 10 AM and 4 PM.

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  8. Hope Athletics Roundup: February 27Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2018 | WHTC

    With Max Kuiper and Rocco Mularoni challenging for Hope College men's lacrosse single-game records, the Flying Dutchmen charged to a 13-5 victory against Concordia-Ann Arbor in Tuesday's home opener. Kuiper, a sophomore from Grand Rapids, Michigan , recorded a game-high five assists during the nonleague match to come within one assist of the Van Andel Soccer single-game record.

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  9. River Levels Dropping, but More Rain is AheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2018 | WHTC

    A week after heavy rains drenched the Lakeshore and much of southern Michigan, its effects are finally starting to weaken. Dry weather for the past few days has allowed river levels to fall, but a flood warning for the Grand River in Robinson Township remains through Saturday morning.

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  10. Hope Athletics Roundup: February 19Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2018 | WHTC

    Hope College's Rachael Webb has been selected the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association Women's Indoor Track Athlete of the Week for meets February 12-18. The senior from Grand Rapids, Michigan is recognized after setting the indoor school record in the 1-mile run on Friday at the Grand Valley State University Tune-Up.

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  11. Man sought in double murder dies after arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2018 | WHTC

    A man sought for questioning in a double murder has died one week after he was taken into custody and the Kent County Medical Examiner says it looks like a foot chase with Officers may have caused his death. 43-year-old Norman Muhammed Jr. had been the target of a three week long manhunt after the murders of Germaine Brown and a child called King Talbert.

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  12. LAUP Chief Jara to Leave; Villarreal to Succeed HimRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2018 | WHTC

    After two separate stints as Executive Director of Latin Americans United for Progress, he will be leaving the Holland-based organization to become the new Chief Executive Officer of the Grandville Avenue Arts and Humanities in Grand Rapids, overseeing the Cook Library and the Cook Arts Center. During his tenure at LAUP, Jara helped develop several youth programs while creating and implementing a financial stability program for the organization.

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  13. Lakeshore on Northern Edge of Latest Winter StormGRAND RAPIDS, MI...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2018 | WHTC

    The Lakeshore is at the northern edge of a predicted winter storm that will buttress the southern counties of Michigan through tonight. The National Weather Service office in Grand Rapids is maintaining a Winter Weather Advisory through 4 PM.

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  14. Person of interest emerges in teen deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2018 | WHTC

    Various sources are reporting that investigators have a person of interest in the Murder of 16-year-old Mujey Dumbaya, the Grand Rapids teen who was found dead in Kalamazoo's West Douglas neighborhood late last month. They are holding Quinn Anthony James, a former grounds worker at East Kentwood High where the teen went to school, who was reported to be the uncle of her boyfriend.

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  15. Limited Prep Hoops Slate Tonight; U-M WinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2018 | WHTC

    Black River entertains Wellspring Prep in an Alliance League doubleheader. Catch the boys' game with Greg Chandler, with coverage starting around 6:40 PM, on 1450 WHTC and the New 99.7 FM .

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  16. GOP Gubernatorial Campaign Town Hall is TonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2018 | WHTC

    Three of the four leading candidates for the Republican Party nomination will be taking questions from audience members during a 90-minute session at the Kent County GOP Headquarters off of Lake Michigan Drive in Grand Rapids, led by Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley, who claims that he isn't just trying to maintain what Governor Rick Snyder started eight years ago. "There are plans that we can put in place in order to make sure that Michigan keeps on growing," the Portland Republican said.

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  17. Lakeshore Advantage Holds Meeting, Gives HonorsHUDSONVILLE, MI...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2018 | WHTC

    Highlighting the session at Hudsonville's Pinnacle Center is the awarding of the organization's 2018 Visionary Award which recognizes leaders and the initiatives that they have undertaken to "affect positive economic change now and for the future," according to a statement.

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  18. Grant Secured to Help Fund Grand River Trail ProjectGRAND HAVEN, MI...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2018 | WHTC

    The county's Parks Foundation has received a two million-dollar gift from the Bill and Bea Idema Foundation for the development of the Grand River Greenway. This foundational grant will go towards developing the central feature of the greenway, a nature trail from Millenium Park just west of Grand Rapids to Grand Haven State Park, with the path to be named the Idema Explorers Trail in honor of the donors.

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  19. Wintry Monday Ahead for Lakeshore, West MichiganGRAND RAPIDS, MI...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2018 | WHTC

    The National Weather Service office in Grand Rapids on Sunday afternoon issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Allegan and Ottawa counties, as well as the greater Grand Rapids, Lansing, Kalamazoo, Battle Creek and Jackson areas. Beginning at 11 PM on Sunday and running through 7 PM on Monday, up to three inches of snow are expected, which could slicken roads.

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  20. Two Firms Seek Holland Civic Center Operations ContractHOLLAND, MI...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2018 | WHTC

    The Civic Center Place Board heard presentations on Friday from two firms seeking the contract to handle scheduling and management of the facility. Philadelphia area-based SMG is a familiar name in West Michigan, as it is the operator of both Van Andel Arena and DeVos Place in Grand Rapids and offered 50 grand to the city as a grant if it is selected.

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