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Alcohol believed to be a factor in fatal crash
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Police believe that alcohol played a factor in a head on collision leaving one person is dead and another injured.This happened just after midnight on 5 Mile Rd. and Fruit-Ridge Ave. in Grand Rapids.FOX 17 is told an SUV traveling southbound swerved across the road colliding he
Milwaukee man found dead in boat at Grand Haven marina
For it's 80th running, event organizers expected close to 200 boats, with more than 1,200 sailors participating.
A look back at the Flood of 1986
The rain started on Sept. 9, 1986. By the time the floodgates closed, crops were ruined, homes were destroyed and possessions were wrecked.
Man shot, killed while trying to break up fight in Flint
FLINT, Mich. --Flint Police say 33-year-old Antijuan Moore was shot and later died at a hospital after trying to break up a fight.The fight started in the 1100 block of North Chevrolet Avenue in Flint just after 1 a.m. Saturday.Police say Moore was break up a fight between a group of women; one of t
One dead and one injured in head on collision crash
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — One person is dead and another injured following a head on collision.This happened just after midnight on 5 mile Rd. and Fruit-ridge Ave. in Grand Rapids.FOX 17 is told a SUV traveling southbound swerved across the road colliding head on with a truck heading northbound.The pass
Girlfriend of sex trafficker accused of threats, faces prison
During a trial held this month in Grand Rapids Federal Court, evidence and testimony indicated that Clayton, whose nickname is "Rodeo," had sex with the girl and forced her to use cocaine and to have sex with at least one other man for $1,000.
Manistee Coast Guard, Sheriff rescue man in Lake Michigan
CLEVELAND, Ohio (WLUC) —A multi-agency crew from Coast Guard Station Manistee, Michigan and the Manistee County Sheriff's Office rescued a man from Lake Michigan, Saturday, just south of Manistee.Just before 8:30 a.m., the Station Manistee watchstander overheard a Manistee County Dispatch transmissi
Wexford farmer complains about well abandoned by city on his land
CADILLAC — For a couple years, Clam Lake Township farmer Bill Benson has been working around a well dug by the city.On Monday, Benson asked the Cadillac Council when the city would take care of the well, located off 41 Mile Road, which he described as an "environmental hazard" which has hindered his
Fuel mix-up hits service station
The business began to field complaint calls from customers Thursday, said Tucker Myers, store manager. That's how the problem was first discovered, he said.
MidMichigan Urgent Care, Family Medicine moving to new location in Gladwin
MidMichigan Health Park - Gladwin will open in mid-July offering Urgent Care, Family Medicine, lab, X-ray and a Primary Care Access Clinic. (Rendering provided)
Woman hit while riding bike in Gran Fondo
Gran Fondo draws over 1,600 cyclists to downtown GRFERRYSBURG, Mich. (WOOD) -- A woman was hospitalized after being hit by a vehicle while riding her bike Saturday.It happened around 10:55 a.m. near the intersection of Oak and Third Street in Ferrysburg.Ottawa County sheriff's deputies say a 65-year
Stolen Big Rapids items recovered in Clare
Suspects in break-ins at 10 storage units in Mecosta County Wednesday were identified Thursday and arrested at a Clare County residence, state police said.A trooper from the Mt. Pleasant post investigated the breaking and entering and larceny of property from 10 storage units located in Big Rapids T
ATV hits tree, passenger dies, driver arrested
OUI causing death is one of two charges against Nicole Eysenbach, who lost control and hit a tree, killing herpassenger Pamela Brashaw. Photo of the crash scene courtesy of the Clare County Sheriff’s Office
Today in history: Police report no new development in Oleson's safecracking
June 23, 1918Further reminder to the managers of eating places in Wexford County with reference to the original order touching the serving of beef is herewith given, by C.R. Smith, Wexford County Food Administrator. "You are not to serve beef more than four times weekly," Mr. Smith repeats from the
One year later: Isabella County rebuilds after flood
As County Administrator/Controller Margaret McAvoy considers the year since flooding so significant the entire county was deemed a federal disaster area, it’s the human component — the loss of irreplaceable things, damage to a sense of safety and countless the helping hands — that stand out.
Yoplait announces more than 50 layoffs at Reed City plant
Currently, there are about 400 employees working at the plant, meaning this will reduce staffing by about 13 percent when it is completed.
Man injured in Kent County industrial accident
Dispatchers say around 11:30 a.m. Friday, authorities were called to K&K Manufacturing at 951 9 Mile Road NW near M-37 in Alpine Township, south of Sparta.
Food in Brief: 06/23/2018
TRAVERSE CITY — Thomas Judd Care Center and Up North Pride are hosting the second annual Pride Picnic from 2-5 p.m. June 23 at F&M Park. Families are invited for live music, kids’ activities, food vendors and more. Contactprogramming@upnorthpride.comwith to set up a booth or volunteer.
Teen airlifted after Fife Lake crash
FIFE LAKE — Emergency personnel airlifted a teen to a Grand Rapids hospital following a two-vehicle crash.Grand Traverse County sheriff’s deputies reported to the crash at about 1:28 p.m. Wednesday. Sheriff’s Capt. Randy Fewless said a 16-year-old Grawn girl was airlifted to Helen DeVos Children's H
Study suggests toxic algae didn't reach level of concern
CADILLAC — Last summer, Lake Cadillac looked, at times, like it was made of pea soup.The blue-green algae that can cause lake water to go scummy can also be toxic to people and pets.There's a gene in blue-green algae that is linked with the production of microcystin, a toxin that harms your liver. B