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  1. Jury deciding case of tutor who had sex with boyRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 26 | WSJV-TV South Bend

    Jurors are returning to a Grand Rapids courtroom to resume deliberations in the case of a Catholic school tutor charged with sexually assaulting a 15-year-old boy. There's no dispute that Abigail Simon had sex with the Catholic Central High School student in 2013 when she was 32. But she says she was the victim, not the teen.


  2. Dallas to host 19-day ArtPrize competition in 2016Read the original story

    Friday Nov 21 | WSJV-TV South Bend

    A newly founded nonprofit group has reached a three-year charter agreement with ArtPrize in Grand Rapids, Michigan, where a similar event began in 2009. Up to $500,000 in cash prizes and grants will be awarded to artists in ArtPrize Dallas, set for April 2016.


  3. Diocese of Grand Rapids boosts tuition aid to $1MRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 12 | WSJV-TV South Bend

    The Diocese of Grand Rapids is boosting the amount of tuition assistance available for Catholic school students from $240,000 to $1 million. The Grand Rapids Press reports officials announced the increase Tuesday.


  4. UAW sells property to Meijer GardensRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 6 | WSJV-TV South Bend

    The Grand Rapids Press reports the West Michigan Horticultural Society bought the United Auto Workers Region 1-D building. The society owns the neighboring Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park.


  5. Food service firm plans center in Cabarrus CountyRead the original story

    Oct 27, 2014 | WSJV-TV South Bend

    A Michigan-based food service distributor says it plans to build a new distribution center in Cabarrus County which will bring 275 jobs to the county. Gov. Pat McCrory's office announced Monday that Gordon Food Service also plans to invest approximately $58 million over the next five years in Kannapolis.


  6. Grand Rapids to celebrate new Amtrak stationRead the original story

    Oct 22, 2014 | WSJV-TV South Bend

    The Michigan Department of Transportation says the first Chicago-bound train is set to leave Vernon J. Ehlers Amtrak Station on Monday morning. It will be celebrated with a grand opening ceremony that's open to the public and will be held a couple of hours after the train departs.


  7. Grand Rapids schools boosting marketing effortsRead the original story

    Oct 14, 2014 | WSJV-TV South Bend

    The Grand Rapids Public Schools district is ramping up its marketing efforts with a campaign to recruit more students from the city. The Grand Rapids Press reports that Superintendent Teresa Weatherall Neal discussed the "We Are GR - We Are Proud Parents" campaign during a Monday school board work session.


  8. Group gets $1.1 million for Plaster Creek cleanupRead the original story

    Oct 10, 2014 | WSJV-TV South Bend

    A group is getting a $1.1 million state grant to expand cleanup efforts in a polluted western Michigan watershed. The Grand Rapids Press reports Plaster Creek Stewards will do work including creating rain gardens and restoring habitats at three sites in the Plaster Creek watershed.


  9. Teen dies after being shot near Cheyenne parkRead the original story

    Oct 7, 2014 | WSJV-TV South Bend

    Robin Burns of Grand Rapids, Michigan, told the Wyoming Tribune Eagle that her son was shot in the arm, side and the top of his head. Cheyenne police spokesman Dan Long says a disturbance at Frontier Mall preceded the shooting, which happened at about 1:15 a.m. Sunday near Martin Luther King Jr. Park.


  10. 19-year-old man shot in CheyenneRead the original story

    Oct 6, 2014 | WSJV-TV South Bend

    Law enforcement officers in Cheyenne are investigating a weekend shooting that left a 19-year-old man hospitalized in critical condition. Police Chief Brian Kozak says officers arrested a 16-year-old boy on suspicion of aggravated assault.


  11. Police help out deer trapped on softball fieldRead the original story

    Oct 2, 2014 | WSJV-TV South Bend

    A young deer that couldn't find its way out of a softball field got a helping hand from police in western Michigan. The Grand Rapids Press reports Officers Ryan Bruggink and Josh Mollan were dispatched to Plaster Creek Family Park in Grand Rapids on Wednesday when a caller reported the animal was trapped on the fenced field.


  12. Mayors, volunteers join up for Grand River CleanupRead the original story

    Sep 20, 2014 | WSJV-TV South Bend

    Grand Rapids Mayor George Heartwell and officials representing Wyoming, Grandville and Walker put on gloves and helped pick up trash on Saturday.


  13. Prison ordered for school district embezzlerRead the original story

    Sep 12, 2014 | WSJV-TV South Bend

    A former business official and treasurer with Carterville schools was sentenced Friday to a year and a day in federal prison for stealing funds from the southern Illinois district. Now of Grand Rapids, Michigan, Todd Frazier also was ordered to repay more than $100,000 and complete 200 hours of community service after this prison time.


  14. Top military adviser visits Notre DameRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2014 | WSJV-TV South Bend

    President Obama's top military adviser was at Notre Dame today. General Martin E. Dempsey is the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.


  15. 6,600 new positions in the Michiana area to open for Michigan based companyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2014 | WSJV-TV South Bend

    A Michigan based retail company is preparing to hire thousands of new people for its stores for the fall and holiday selling seasons.


  16. Prosecutor: Oregon shooting victim on coast tourRead the original story

    Aug 20, 2014 | WSJV-TV South Bend

    Zachary Levi Brimhall had picnicked with his parents at a remote spot in Oregon's Coast Range last weekend then stayed to camp.


  17. Memorial service set for boy stabbed at playgroundRead the original story

    Aug 13, 2014 | WSJV-TV South Bend

    A memorial service is planned for a 9-year-old boy who was fatally stabbed at a western Michigan playground.


  18. Improvements planned for western Michigan trailsRead the original story

    May 7, 2014 | WSJV-TV South Bend

    The Grand Rapids Press reports that work is slated for completion by fall on a stretch of the Fred Meijer Pioneer Trail in Walker, near Grand Rapids.


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