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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Furniture company also brews beerMIAMI BEACH, FL - West Michigan has companies that make quality furniture and b
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 25 minutes ago
MIAMI BEACH, FL - West Michigan has companies that make quality furniture and breweries that craft award winning beer. None do both. But there is an Oregon based furniture company that also brews beer. And the B.D.D.W. and M-Crow brands were... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Are snow tires worth it?said as he nodded his head. So what's the consensus? Experts say yes especia
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 5 hours ago
said as he nodded his head. So what's the consensus? Experts say yes especially here in snowy West Michigan. ►Make it easy to keep up to date with more stories like this. Download the WZZM 13 app now. Have a news tip?... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
Local families of fallen military return from trip on the Snowball ExpressGRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — It’s a national effort that’s made its way to West Michig
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 7 hours ago
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — It’s a national effort that’s made its way to West Michigan providing support to children of fallen heroes who have died while serving active duty since 9/11. Local families got an all expense paid four day trip to Texas and... Read more
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MLive.com
Snowstorm causes Kent schools to cancel evening, after-school eventsholiday concert is also cancelled. A winter weather advisory remains in effect
MLive.com / Posted 7 hours ago
holiday concert is also cancelled. A winter weather advisory remains in effect until 11 p.m. tonight for several West Michigan counties, including Kent, Ottawa, Barry, Allegan and Kalamazoo. The area could get as much as eight inches of... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
Michigan State Police cruiser hit in morning crashMORLEY, Mich. – Dozens of crashes marred West Michigan highways Wednesday morni
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 11 hours ago
MORLEY, Mich. – Dozens of crashes marred West Michigan highways Wednesday morning, including one that involved a Michigan State Police cruiser. The MSP trooper was assisting on a crash along southbound US-131 near the White Cloud exit when a vehicle... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
DREAMers rally set to take place in Grandville on WednesdayU.S. illegally as children. DREAM stands for Development, Relief and Education
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 13 hours ago
U.S. illegally as children. DREAM stands for Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors. Immigrant advocates in West Michigan estimate that more than 7,000 people within Huizenga's district would be affected - should the legislation not... Read more
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MLive.com
Up to 8 inches of snow possible as winter storm hits West MichiganGRAND RAPIDS, MI -- West Michigan is expected to be under a winter storm warnin
MLive.com / Posted 13 hours ago
GRAND RAPIDS, MI -- West Michigan is expected to be under a winter storm warning until late Wednesday evening as forecasts are calling for as much as 8 inches of snow in some areas. The advisory will remain in effect until 11 p.m. Wednesday, Dec.... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
Snow piles up todayWEST MICHIGAN- For all the areas that received lake effect snow yesterday, many
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 15 hours ago
WEST MICHIGAN- For all the areas that received lake effect snow yesterday, many were avoided by snowflakes completely. That's going to be hard today, as more widespread snow continues the remainder of today. Another round of Winter Storm Warnings... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
Tri County Schools closed due to threatSAND LAKE, Mich. – A West Michigan school district is closed today because of a
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 15 hours ago
SAND LAKE, Mich. – A West Michigan school district is closed today because of a threat made by a student. Tri County Area Schools Superintendent Allen Cummings sent a note to parents and the community stating school would be closed Wednesday after... Read more
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MLive.com
Refugees grateful for construction training, jobs and language skillsgranted political asylum in the United States in late December of 2015. Lubanz
MLive.com / Posted 15 hours ago
granted political asylum in the United States in late December of 2015. Lubanzadio has found a new home and employment in West Michigan, where a community of Congolese refugees is forming. Instead of singing for a living, Lubanzadio now finds... Read more
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MLive.com
'Firearm epidemic?' Grand Rapids sees sharp rise in illegal-gun seizuresannual total from four years ago. A string of gun-shop robberies this fall put
MLive.com / Posted 16 hours ago
annual total from four years ago. A string of gun-shop robberies this fall put more than 100 guns back onto the streets in West Michigan. While acknowledging they're encountering guns on a more regular basis, Grand Rapids police say improved... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
A look at Wednesday's snow showersGRAND RAPIDS, MICH. - If you don't have enough snow already, several more inche
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 17 hours ago
GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. - If you don't have enough snow already, several more inches are on the way for West Michigan on Wednesday, Dec. 13. An Alberta Clipper (a fast-moving snow system originating from Alberta, Canada) will pass through the Great... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
Charitable organizations deliver gifts to Muskegon Township family stricken by cancerStudios. But the gifts were still coming. “Shields of Hope” – an organization
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted yesterday
Studios. But the gifts were still coming. “Shields of Hope” – an organization run by Public Safety professionals in West Michigan – contacted the Trevinos. “They told us to make a Christmas list for everyone in the household. “They came and... Read more
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FOX News
Why hiring people with criminal records benefits all of usa capital expenditure to grow their companies; and a quarter of those surveyed
FOX News / Posted yesterday
a capital expenditure to grow their companies; and a quarter of those surveyed said they plan to hire more workers. In West Michigan, most of the business leaders I know plan to expand their workforces. The downside? The businesses can’t find... Read more
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FOX News
Why hiring people with criminal records benefits all of usa capital expenditure to grow their companies; and a quarter of those surveyed
FOX News / Posted yesterday
a capital expenditure to grow their companies; and a quarter of those surveyed said they plan to hire more workers. In West Michigan, most of the business leaders I know plan to expand their workforces. The downside? The businesses can’t find... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Dave Rue Scholarship Fundupcoming fundraiser to help underprivileged kids get into officiating hockey. A
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted yesterday
upcoming fundraiser to help underprivileged kids get into officiating hockey. And, it's being done in the name of a beloved West Michigan referee we lost earlier this year. Dave Rue passed away from lung cancer in February. As someone who knew him... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
Judge: Family Fitness must stop “most abusive actions”WEST MICHIGAN -- A class action lawsuit against Family Fitness takes another st
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted yesterday
WEST MICHIGAN -- A class action lawsuit against Family Fitness takes another step forward after a judge condemned the West Michigan gym chain. It’s the result of a FOX 17 Problem Solvers investigation which prompted the state Attorney General to... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Woman finds missing blind, elderly dog near Reeds LakeGRAND RAPIDS, MICH. - Abby took over social media in West Michigan. Not only di
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted yesterday
GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. - Abby took over social media in West Michigan. Not only did thousands of people share Abby's 'MISSING,' post, but so many people even those the Bissell family didn't know, scoured the wooded areas of East Grand Rapids. It wasn't... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
Winter Weather Advisory issued for Wednesdayweather warning is expiring and another one is taking its place. As the Winter
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted yesterday
weather warning is expiring and another one is taking its place. As the Winter Storm Warnings were supposed to expire for West Michigan lakeshore counties at 7:00 a.m. Wednesday, a Winter Weather Advisory will go into effect for several counties,... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
5 things to know for December 121. A special Lady in West Michigan is celebrating an incredible milestone; toda
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted yesterday
1. A special Lady in West Michigan is celebrating an incredible milestone; today she turns 107-years-old. Ruth Brifling was born in 1910 as one of 10 children growing up on a farm in Coopersville. She didn't go to high school because there was no... Read more
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MLive.com
Mel Trotter Ministries relocates day center, closing food pantrythe lunch hour. As for the pantry, Van Kampen said after surveying food pantry
MLive.com / Posted yesterday
the lunch hour. As for the pantry, Van Kampen said after surveying food pantry recipients and consulting with Access of West Michigan, which oversees the Food Pantry Network of Kent County, it was decided it should close. He said it was... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
More snow ahead this weekWEST MICHIGAN- We've seen several inches of snow already this morning and we'll
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted yesterday
WEST MICHIGAN- We've seen several inches of snow already this morning and we'll look at several more inches by the time this is all said and done Wednesday morning. 6-8" are possible along the immediate lakeshore as this northwesterly flow remains... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Grand Rapids participating in genetic testing studyof Health. Spectrum Health is one of the research sites. The program is expect
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted yesterday
of Health. Spectrum Health is one of the research sites. The program is expected to last ten years. Dave Chesla is the director of Spectrum Health research Operations. He talked about the program Tuesday on My West Michigan. ©... Read more
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MLive.com
Dog with cleft lip lingered in shelter, gets new life as therapy petshe took her 4-month-old son, Michael, who has a cleft lip and palate, to meet
MLive.com / Posted yesterday
she took her 4-month-old son, Michael, who has a cleft lip and palate, to meet the 5-year-old dog at the Humane Society of West Michigan. Sophie had been up for adoption there for more than a month, after being transferred from a shelter in... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Ex-Congressman Pete Hoekstra sworn in as Netherlands ambassadorFormer Republican Congressman Pete Hoekstra of West Michigan is the new U.S. am
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted yesterday
Former Republican Congressman Pete Hoekstra of West Michigan is the new U.S. ambassador to the Netherlands. Hoekstra was sworn in Monday afternoon by Vice President Mike Pence, White House spokeswoman Vanessa Morrone said. Hoekstra was confirmed... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Do you love dogs? Paws With A Cause needs volunteersPaws With A Cause is looking for volunteers in the West Michigan area who can h
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 2 days ago
Paws With A Cause is looking for volunteers in the West Michigan area who can help raise future assistance dogs. The non-profit organization trains assistance dogs for people with disabilities. PAWS provides the necessary training. Signing up to... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Teddy Bear Team-UpWalker PD, Rivertown Family Chiropractic, and "More-Self-Less" all get today's
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 2 days ago
Walker PD, Rivertown Family Chiropractic, and "More-Self-Less" all get today's "One Good Thing." If you have a One Good Thing - someone or something that makes West Michigan a good place to live - email me at OneGoodThing@WZZM13.com. © 2017 WZZ... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Hoesktra sworn in as ambassador to the NetherlandsPete Hoekstra swore in as the ambassador to the Netherlands today, after servin
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 2 days ago
Pete Hoekstra swore in as the ambassador to the Netherlands today, after serving West Michigan as a Republican U.S. congressman for 18 years. Hoekstra is from Holland, Mich. Vice President Pence gave Hoekstra the oath of office at the White House... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
Educator’s passion and positivity remembered by close friendslike that she was just driven beyond words," she said. That drive and determin
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 2 days ago
like that she was just driven beyond words," she said. That drive and determination was also witnessed in the classroom at West Michigan Academy of Arts and Academics in Spring Lake. Friends said it’s a loss felt at every grade level. Cantu said,... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
Robotic device helps paralyzed patients walkGRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- A West Michigan hospital continues to invest in new tech
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 2 days ago
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- A West Michigan hospital continues to invest in new technology to enhance patient care. Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital recently invested nearly $200,000 for the Indego Exoskeleton device to help patients with spinal... Read more
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MLive.com
Trivia whiz from Michigan to appear on 'Jeopardy!' this weekGRAND RAPIDS, MI - Every Thursday, a collection of knowledge-seekers from West
MLive.com / Posted 2 days ago
GRAND RAPIDS, MI - Every Thursday, a collection of knowledge-seekers from West Michigan gather at Last Chance Tavern in Grand Rapids for trivia night. But this week, one of their own will be making an appearance on the king of question-and-answer... Read more
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MLive.com
War hero and philanthropist's family leaves $3.5M gift for 'body, mind and soul'The family of the late war hero, entrepreneur and philanthropist Ralph W. Hauen
MLive.com / Posted 2 days ago
The family of the late war hero, entrepreneur and philanthropist Ralph W. Hauenstein announced a $3.5 million gift to three West Michigan institutions that are dedicated to the "body, mind and soul" of the community. The $3.5 million gift will be... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Alumni cast announced for Muskegon's Dancing with the Local StarsDr. David Armbrecht, Armbrecht & Wierenga Orthodontics Orthodontist, 4-year par
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 2 days ago
Dr. David Armbrecht, Armbrecht & Wierenga Orthodontics Orthodontist, 4-year participant Kris Collee, AgeWell Services of West Michigan Executive Director, 2011 Christina Fecher, Meijer Spokeswoman & External Communications Manager, 2016 Susan... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Wyoming business collect donations for area homeless youthWYOMING, MICH. - Owners of a West Michigan business have spent much of this hol
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 2 days ago
WYOMING, MICH. - Owners of a West Michigan business have spent much of this holiday season trying to add a little joy to those who are less fortunate. Jamie Carlson, co-owner of Ervine's Auto Repair and Grand Rapids Hybrid, along with her daughter... Read more
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MLive.com
'Loss to be felt for years' after teacher hit, killed while joggingschool in Muskegon. Frazine taught middle school and high school special educat
MLive.com / Posted 2 days ago
school in Muskegon. Frazine taught middle school and high school special education. The duo later worked together at the West Michigan Academy of Arts & Academics, where Frazine's focus was on enhancing literacy education and working with at-risk... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 2 days ago
width="1920" height="1080" pcode="MxYjUyOnb8KHXFcDIFgvI4cxtHXW" code="htMG5tZDE6ecL2Wp4yNgT1w-AxhmLsND"] 1. Former West Michigan Congressman, Republican Pete Hoekstra, will be sworn into the new role as the U.S. Ambassador to the... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
Winter storm warnings, advisories in placeWEST MICHIGAN- We’ve dealt with a couple of inches of snow this morning, and th
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 2 days ago
WEST MICHIGAN- We’ve dealt with a couple of inches of snow this morning, and that caused many of us to have a slower commute to work and school this morning. Our first round is coming to a close, but another round is poised to develop by this... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Help us find the owner of this 1978 class ring from Altus HighWEST MICHIGAN - Someone out there is missing their class ring, and one Grand Ha
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 2 days ago
WEST MICHIGAN - Someone out there is missing their class ring, and one Grand Haven man is hoping he can help them get it back. Bob Brunais told WZZM 13 that a friend of his, also named Bob, found the ring with a metal detector on the Muskegon High... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Keep your shovel handy: A week of snow showers aheadGRAND RAPIDS, MICH. - West Michigan, prepare for a snowy week ahead! Snow show
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 2 days ago
GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. - West Michigan, prepare for a snowy week ahead! Snow showers will be a common sight Monday through Friday. A couple 'clipper' systems bring widespread snow and drag in cold air, resulting in lake-effect showers. The first... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
West Michigan community rallies behind man in coma after snowboarding accidentNORTON SHORES, MICH. - A West Michigan man is in a coma after being seriously i
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 3 days ago
NORTON SHORES, MICH. - A West Michigan man is in a coma after being seriously injured in an accident in Colorado. Keegan Harp, a well-known health and fitness advocate in the Fruitport area, remains in a Colorado hospital after being seriously... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Ginger Zee: 'This book should start a conversation'GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. - Hometown celebrity Ginger Zee was back in West Michigan t
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 3 days ago
GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. - Hometown celebrity Ginger Zee was back in West Michigan this weekend. Ginger stopped by the Barnes & Noble in Grand Rapids on Saturday, Dec. 10 to sign copies of her new book, which is called Natural Disaster: I Cover Them. I... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
Ginger Zee hosts book signing in Grand RapidsGRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- West Michigan's very own Ginger Zee returned to the regi
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 3 days ago
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- West Michigan's very own Ginger Zee returned to the region Saturday hosting a book signing. The "Good Morning America" chief meteorologist was in town as part of her tour, discussing her new book "Natural Disaster: I Cover... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
A cold Sunday with more snowfall expected MondayWEST MICHIGAN – West Michigan will see some light snow showers moving northwest
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 3 days ago
WEST MICHIGAN – West Michigan will see some light snow showers moving northwest to southeast as in a scattered to isolated fashion as an upper level disturbance moves through the area. Accumulations will be very minor with an inch at best if any... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
A cold Sunday with more major snowfall expected MondayWEST MICHIGAN – West Michigan will see some light snow showers moving northwest
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 3 days ago
WEST MICHIGAN – West Michigan will see some light snow showers moving northwest to southeast as in a scattered to isolated fashion as an upper level disturbance moves through the area. Accumulations will be very minor with an inch at best if any... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
Benefit brings in $50k for family involved in buggy crashSTANTON, Mich. -- A strong turnout of support at Saturday's benefit for a West
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 3 days ago
STANTON, Mich. -- A strong turnout of support at Saturday's benefit for a West Michigan family who lost three of their seven children in a buggy crash last month. A total of $50,000 was raised to help the family with medical expenses. Police say... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
Services planned for WWII Navy Airman found after missing in actionST. JOSEPH, Mich. -- A visitation is planned today for a Navy Airman whose rema
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 3 days ago
ST. JOSEPH, Mich. -- A visitation is planned today for a Navy Airman whose remains were returned to West Michigan years after he served. The remains of Albert Rybarczyk were flown to the Gerald R. Ford International Airport Thursday. Rybarczyk was... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Snowy Saturday will bring high snow totals for southwest MichiganGRAND RAPIDS, MICH. - Snow showers are falling, and bringing high snow amounts
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 4 days ago
GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. - Snow showers are falling, and bringing high snow amounts to some in West Michigan. A fast-moving clipper system brought snow showers starting late Friday night, and the snow will keep falling Saturday. Widespread snow showers... Read more
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MLive.com
Muskegon-area companies to spend $1.5M on skilled trades trainingWEST MICHIGAN - More than 40 West Michigan companies were recently awarded a co
MLive.com / Posted 4 days ago
WEST MICHIGAN - More than 40 West Michigan companies were recently awarded a combined $1.5 million to train up the workforce. The Skilled Trades Training Fund, administered by the Michigan Talent Investment Agency, recently announced fiscal year... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
Local organization gives West Michigan a way to give back during the holiday seasonGRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- To celebrate the holiday season, West Michigan Partnersh
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 4 days ago
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- To celebrate the holiday season, West Michigan Partnership for Children (WMPC) is sharing ways the community can support children in foster care, foster families, and families working towards reunification during the holiday... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
Snowy and breezy Saturday with cold temperaturesPlease enable Javascript to watch this video WEST MICHIGAN – West Michigan wil
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 4 days ago
Please enable Javascript to watch this video WEST MICHIGAN – West Michigan will see snow showers continue throughout the day with the snow will be the heaviest during the morning and early midday hours. Winter Weather Advisories end at all different... Read more
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