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  1. Operation Save A Life: education and partnership for fire preventionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | WOTV Battle Creek

    WALKER, Mich. Fire prevention starts with education and partnership. That was the key message when Maranda stopped by Walker Fire Department's Station #2 in Grand Rapids to talk about Operation Save A Life which will be featured on "Maranda Where You Live" on April 15 at 7 p.m. Operation Save A Life is the public service campaign that WOOD TV8/WOTV 4 Women kicked off in March thanks to a partnership between WOTV 4 Women , E.S.C.A.P.E Fire Safety , The Home Depot and Kidde , the smoke alarm manufacturer that so generously donated 2,500 smoke alarms and 500 carbon monoxide alarms.


  2. West Michigan Roofing & Construction Expands Line of Roofing Materials with the MatterhornRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | PRWeb

    ... keep up with the roofing industry. The Matterhorn is produced by a company called Quality Edge, which is located in Walker, MI. It's a metal style roof, which is typically used for retro-roofing existing homes, but it can also be used in new ...


  3. Detroit Lions: Mock Draft 2.0Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 |

    ... at that position immediately. He is 308 pounds and possesses tremendous strength. With the acquisitions of Tyrunn Walker and Haloti Ngata, the Lions aren't desperate for a defensive tackle anymore. I feel like they will take the best offensive ...


  4. Remodeled riverfront building is new home for communications firmRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 |

    ... formerly a division of the building's previous occupant, Feyen Zylstra, which moved to new corporate headquarters in Walker. RELATED: Abandoned Walker school transformed into new headquarters for West Michigan electrical contractor "The 1930's ...


  5. M-11 roundabout construction starts this Monday in WalkerRead the original story

    Apr 13, 2015 | State of Michigan

    COUNTY: Kent HIGHWAY: M-11 CLOSEST CITY: Walker START DATE: Monday, April 13, 2015 ESTIMATED END DATE: Saturday, Aug. 8, 2015 PROJECT DETAILS: The Michigan Department of Transportation will construct a modern roundabout at the Wilson Avenue/Remembrance Road intersection in Walker. M-11 will be resurfaced from I-96 in Ottawa County to the Wilson Avenue/Remembrance Road intersection.


  6. M-11 roundabout construction starts Monday in WalkerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2015 | WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

    The Michigan Department of Transportation will start construction Monday on a modern roundabout at the Wilson Avenue and Remembrance Road intersection in Walker. MDOT says M-11 will also be resurfaced from I-96 in Ottawa County to the Wilson Avenue and Remembrance Road intersection.


  7. 50th Anniversary - " Palm Sunday TornadoesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2015 |

    ... were reported in five states, including 12 in Michigan . An F4 tornado moved from Ottawa Co. near Allendale through Walker and Comstock Park (crossing Alpine Ave. at Six Mile Road. The 21-mile long twister caused 5 fatalities and 142 injuries. That ...


  8. Watch water cascade at Walker water main break, lane of Fruit Ridge NW closedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 |

    Police and firefighters closed the northbound lane of Fruit Ridge Avenue NW after a water main burst near the edge of the road as it crosses I-96. Kent County Road Commission Weigh Master Tom Murphy said Grand Rapids Water Department workers hoped to shut down the flow so the break can be repaired.


  9. Walker roundabout construction, detour starts mid AprilRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 |

    ... prior to its implementation. Resurfacing and the roundabout cost $5.8 million at last estimate, with the city of Walker contributing $707,000. The roundabout itself costs about $2 million. Walker's portion of the cost is offset by a $400,000 ...


  10. Couple charged in motel explosion and fire allegedly caused by meth labRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 |

    A West Michigan couple faces decades in prison after being charged with blowing up a Walker motel room while trying to cook up some meth. Walker police say 41-year-old Christine Sue Myers rented a room at the America's Best Value Inn, 777 Three Mile Road NW, where she was joined by 37-year-old Jason Edward Vroma, of Kentwood, just after midnight on Feb. 24. Inside the room, the two were brewing up methamphetamine in a rudimentary one-pot operation when something went wrong resulting in a fire, police say.


  11. Defense contractor moving to West Michigan following success of its automotive unitRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 |

    Plasan North America announced it will move its military armaments business and corporate headquarters to West Michigan from Bennington, Vermont, creating 120 new jobs and investing $12.3 million. Plasan, which makes high-tech composite materials that protect soldiers and sailors inside military vehicles and ships, announced the move on Wednesday, April 8, three years after its sister company started producing lightweight carbon fiber body panels for auto makers in Walker.


  12. The Right Place attracts innovative defense contractor to West MichiganRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | GlobeNewswire

    Regional economic development organization The Right Place, Inc., along with its local and state partners, today announced that a leading defense contractor, Plasan North America, is relocating to Walker, Michigan, bringing over 120 new jobs and $12.3 million in new investment to West Michigan. The new facility, located at 3236 Wilson Drive NW, Walker, Michigan, 49534, will bring together the company's corporate office, research and development and production resources under one roof.


  13. Man captured with help of citizen will spend decades in prison after half-dozen gas station robberiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 |

    Rick Lee Nyenhuis' first known armed robbery came on May 9 at the Admiral Gas Station, 4315 Chicago Dr. SW in Grandville. A month later, he was robbing the Meijer Gas Station at 5500 Clyde Park Ave. SW in Wyoming and then drove to the Admiral Gas Station at 2366 Alpine Ave. NW in Walker, according to court records.


  14. Police are looking for a driver who crashed into a highway guardrail in Walker.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2015 |

    WALKER, Mich. - Police are searching for a driver who crashed into a highway guardrail in Walker early Monday morning.


  15. Grand Rapids Drive basketball team practiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | WOTV Battle Creek

    WALKER, Mich. The Grand Rapids DRIVE basketball team will end its inaugural season with a game to raise money for cancer and Parkinson's Disease research at Van Andel Institute.


  16. Murder suspect sentenced to life in prison for raping elderly Grandville womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    ... 85-year-old woman's home in June 2014 and sexually assaulted her. The convicted killer is also facing charges out of Walker for the murder of Yolanda Reyes. He and Reyes worked together at Neal Mast and Sons Greenhouse. She was found dead at a ...


  17. Murder suspect who raped 85-year-old gets two life termsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 |

    Shawn Jarrett, convicted in February of the brutal rape of an 85-year-old Grandville woman, has been sentenced to two life terms in prison. Jarrett, who also faces a murder trial for last year's slaying of a co-worker at a Walker greenhouse, was sentenced Wednesday, April 1 on two counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct and home invasion in Kent County Circuit Court.


  18. Life in prison for man in sex assault of 85-year-oldRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

    ... standing trial for allegedly killing 42-year-old Berta Yoland Reyes. Her body was found at construction site in Walker in May 2014. He also previously served 30 years in a Pennsylvania prison for raping and murdering a neighbor in 1982. He was ...


  19. Dog found with trap on its leg up for adoption after undergoing treatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 |

    The attention-loving dog, named Chuck, has undergone soft-tissue laser treatments at Kelley's Animal Clinic in Walker. He is "doing great," the clinic said on its Facebook page.


  20. Former Grand Rapids Press building weathered decades of changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2015 |

    ... The plastic plate technology was used until 2004, when the Press opened its state-of-the-art printing facility in Walker. Suddenly, the color photography we struggled to reproduce on the old presses came to life. In 1980s, the photographers used ...


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