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  1. West MI cities rank high for business investorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

    It its most recent study, it says Grand Haven is best in West Michigan, followed closely by the city of Walker. Greenville, Grandville, Hudsonville and Hastings all are in the top 50. Kentwood is 73rd, Norton Shores, Wyoming and Ludington rank in the 90s.


  2. Acme Meijer project an 'absolutely terrible' 14 years, says developerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2014 |

    ... investigation and a state investigation into violations of campaign finance law. The new store is part of the Walker-based retailer's push into smaller cities in Northern Michigan after decades of expansion through other Midwest states. The Acme ...


  3. Why public transit advocates are in Grand Rapids, hearing Mayor George Heartwell tout craft beerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 |

    ... partnership involving Grand Rapids and the five surrounding cities - East Grand Rapids, Grandville, Kentwood, Walker and Wyoming - and a lunch meeting to rally all the mayors behind the idea. Four successful millage increases later, the Interurban ...


  4. Kalamazoo College golf coach Mitch Wilson, of Portage, wins GAM Senior Match Play ChampionshipRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 |

    Not so much because the 57-year-old Kalamazoo College golf coach won his first state title by outlasting Canton's Mike Fedewa 2-up in the final match of the 7th GAM Senior Match Play Championship presented by Preferred Data Systems. It was the name on the trophy - the newly named Jerry Walker Trophy he will keep for a year and then pass on to the next winner - that had him talking about a special celebration he will have back in Portage.


  5. Why proposed parking lot makes GVSU grad ashamed to be an alumnusRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 |

    ... resolve some neighbor concerns. He said the university also has experience operating a commuter parking lot behind a Walker city fire station, to the west on Lake Michigan Drive. Steve Ruis, Planning Commission chairman, said rezoning the land for ...


  6. Grandville's Weigle tops Mr. Golf in playoff to claim medalist...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 |

    ... Grand Haven Golf Club. Weigle, a junior, made a par on the first playoff hole to beat Battle Creek Lakeview 's Andrew Walker , who made his only bogey of the day in the sudden death. Both shot 1-under 71s to share the top spot as individuals. ...


  7. Womana s death, first thought homicide, ruled a suicideRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    The death of Kristin Sidlauskas of Grand Rapids has been ruled a suicide. Her body was first found in Walker on May 16, and police were investigating the death as a homicide.


  8. Woman's death in woods deemed suicide, Walker police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 |

    The body of Kristin Sidlauskas, 39, of the Grand Rapids area, was found May 16 by children playing in the woods in the 2700-block of Hillside Drive NW. Because of the nature of her death, Walker police treated the case as a homicide investigation.


  9. Mental exam ordered for woman charged with car-dragging mall guardRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 |

    A woman accused of dragging a Lakes Mall security guard with her car - and more recently, running over a Grand Rapids woman after a fight - has been referred for mental evaluation in the Muskegon County case. Jalin Smith-Walker, 19, of Grand Rapids was referred Wednesday, May 20, to Michigan's Center for Forensic Psychiatry, according to Muskegon County court records.


  10. Walker says 3 detectives are working to solve woman's homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 |

    Three detectives have been assigned full-time to investigate the Kristin Sidlauskas homicide as authorities continue to dig into tips and interview those who knew the woman. Detectives are still awaiting the results of an autopsy conducted on Tuesday, and the results of toxicology testing, Deputy Walker Police Chief Greg Long told MLive on Thursday.


  11. Investors welcome reduced losses by Michigan electronic cigarette makerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2015 |

    Electronic Cigarettes International Group announced first quarter losses of $67.5 million, compared to last year's first quarter losses of $86.4 million. Despite the losses, penny stock investors welcomed the report, pushing ECIG's share price up 40 cents, an increase of 3 cents, or 7.34 percent on Wednesday, May 20. The Walker-based distributor of electronic cigarettes and "vaping" equipment announced its first quarter sales more than doubled to $11.1 million compared to last year's first quarter sales of $4.1 million.


  12. Stateside, Tuesday, May 19, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2015 | Michigan Radio

    Are business tax breaks and credits leaving a gaping hole in the general fund? Detroit News reporter Chad Livengood explains the debate over tax fairness in Lansing. West Michigan's first " live escape room " is opening next month in the town of Walker, near Grand Rapids.


  13. Death of woman found near I-96 investigated as homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2015 |

    The death of a woman whose body was found in a shallow creek in Walker is being treated as a homicide, police said. Police have tentatively identified Kristin Louise Sidlauskas, 39, of Grand Rapids, as the victim but are awaiting dental records to confirm the identity.


  14. Police investigating suspicious death of woman in WalkerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2015 |

    An unidentified woman's body was discovered in the 2700 block of Hillside Drive NW, in the area of eastbound I-96, about 7:06 p.m. Saturday, May 16, police said. Anyone with information is asked to call Walker Police at 616-453-5441 or Silent Observer at 616-774-2345.


  15. Plans to renovate Rasberry Field bring back memories for veteran ballplayerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 |

    Johnny Walker looked out over long-dormant Rasberry Field on Tuesday and remembered a different time, when the field was filled with pepper talk, the crack of the bat echoed in the neighborhood and some of the best baseball in the area was played. "Oh, yeah, there most certainly was because there were a lot of young kids that played here," said Walker, 74. "There is a lot of history at this location."


  16. Michigan's newest 'escape room' comes to Grand Rapids areaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 |

    ... Burns will be using 2,500 square feet of the building that currently houses The Haunt at 2070 Waldorf St. NW in Walker. Escape Michigan will be located in the northwest corner of the building, replacing The Haunt's 3D attraction, which will be moved ...


  17. 2016 PG C.J. Walker hoping for Michigan scholarship offer, still looking for right fitRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2015 |

    C.J. Walker, a 6-foot, 170-pound hiccup from Indianapolis, is back on the market after previously committing to Purdue and drawing loads of attention. He lists scholarship offers from Butler, Florida State, Wichita State, Xavier, Memphis, Pittsburgh, Missouri and Illinois, but has room for more.


  18. Snyder rules out Cabinet position in reaction to speculationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2015 | Grand Haven Tribune

    ... artist, Snyder would not be a leading presidential contender should he run. Likely presidential candidate Scott Walker was in Michigan on Monday telling Republicans that tax cuts grow the economy. Walker's visit came the same day retired ...


  19. Undercover operation results in health care fraud charges against chiropractorRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2015 |

    An undercover investigation involving the Walker Police Department and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan resulted in charges of health care fraud against a Walker chiropractor. Walker Police say a pair of investigators posed as clients to get services in December from Brandon James Berg, owner of Standale Chiropractic , 4110 Lake Michigan Drive NW.


  20. GVSU to meet with neighbors about '18 acres of parking lot'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2015 |

    After hearing opposition to expanding an existing park-and-ride lot behind the Walker fire station on Lake Michigan Drive NW, Grand Valley State University now plans to build a new lot just over a mile to the east at Maynard Avenue in the city of Grand Rapids. An open house on plans for the 334-space lot behind Lincoln Square senior housing is 5:30-7 p.m. Tuesday, May 5, at Lincoln Country Club, 3485 Lake Michigan Dr. NW.


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