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Police: Hallway gang confrontation led up to teen's murder
HOLLAND TWP. — According to court documents, a hallway confrontation between rival gangs led up to the homicide of 14-year-old Troy "TJ" Wells in a Holland Township hotel Saturday, Feb. 16.
FORECAST: Mix of snow & freezing rain
The National Weather Service's forecast for the Holland area for today, Feb. 20, calls for a mix of snow showers and freezing rain as a storm system moves northward into the Great Lakes region.
Tax reform translates to smaller refunds, decline in early filers
HOLLAND — As the first tax season affected by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act progresses, filers are noticing some major differences. Under the new law, there’s been an increase in the standard deduction, an increase in the child tax credit and a new limit on the state and local taxes deduction. The perso
What's New in Holland Public Schools Feb. 20
Superintendent Dr. Brian Davis talked about more success for Holland High theatre students, rescheduled Kindergarden open houses, and an upcoming survey. Superintendent Dr. Brian Davis talked about more success for Holland High theatre students, rescheduled Kindergarden open houses, and an upcoming
Jb and Me to host pet adoption event
HOLLAND — February has gone to the dogs. From 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, just one week after Karla’s Place hosted a puppy kissing booth in honor of Valentine’s Day, Jb and Me will hold a pet adoption event.
Holland Christian pushes past Holland with early run
HOLLAND — All it took was a quick run to give the Holland Christian boys basketball team an early edge against rival Holland. Then the Maroons used their length to keep the Dutch at an arm’s length — or more — the rest of the game earning a 67-37 win on Tuesday at the Dutch Dome.
Holiday card nets $2,800 for CAH
HOLLAND — Holland's annual holiday card has raised nearly $3,000 for a local nonprofit organization. Local artist Carolyn Stich unveiled her design in November for the 18th annual Holland-themed holiday greeting card.
Fireworks, parking laws to be reviewed in Holland
HOLLAND — Limiting firework use, new parking regulations, and an early proposal to add a smaller-scale version of a soccer field to Moran Park will be considered Wednesday by Holland City Council.
Authorities search for Holland murder suspect
HOLLAND TOWNSHIP (WKZO AM/FM) -- Ottawa County investigators have released the name of a second young man they believe was responsible for the shooting death of 14-year-old Troy “TJ” Wells over the weekend.
Beach walkers win, U.S. Supreme Court won’t hear Lake Michigan case
The U.S. Supreme Court will not hear an appeal from Indiana residents want to extend their property rights to the state's Lake Michigan shoreline. According to the Associated Press, the high court of America denied the petition by two landowners in Long Beach, Indiana, who live adjacent to the lake.
New suspect named in shooting death of Holland 14-year-old
OTTAWA COUNTY, Mich. — Several warrants have been issued by the Ottawa County Prosecutor's Office for a new suspect in the shooting death of a 14-year-old Holland-area teenager, Ottawa County captain Mark Bennett said in a statement Monday.
Michigan DNR: Animal caught on video could be rare lynx
An animal caught on video in Michigan could be a rare lynx, according to the DNR. Monique Touchette-Soper of Lexington, Michigan captured the animal walking through woods near her home on Saturday.
Martin Commercial closes three retail leases at Holland Town Center
Martin Commercial Properties has closed three recent leases of retail space at the Holland Town Center retail center in Holland, Michigan. Robert Lotzar of Martin Commercial represented the owner in all three lease transactions totaling 6,300 square feet.
Dog Saves Holland Teens Life
Lassie has nothing on this sweet pup that saved a teenage girls life!. A dog was howling and a girl was saved. The story sounds like an episode straight from the old TV show 'Lassie', but it took place this week in Holland Michigan on Lake Michigan.
Michigan Is One Of The Most Sinful States In The Country
Hello, fellow sinners! Apparently Michigan is one of the most sinful states in the country, so we are all sinners. WalletHub.com put together a ranking system for every state in the country based on the Seven Deadly Sins and Michigan ranks 9th out of the 50 states. The reason why Michigan ranks so h
Michigan man convicted of killing wife inside marijuana grow room
ST. JOSEPH, Mich. - A man who authorities say fatally shot his wife inside a marijuana grow room in their southwestern Michigan home has been convicted of murder. A jury returned the verdict Tuesday against John Lewis in a Berrien County courtroom. He faces life in prison without parole when sentenc
Dog alerts neighbor, girl rescued off Lake Michigan ice
HOLLAND, Mich. — A 15-year-old girl was rescued on Monday after she was stranded on ice off the shore of Lake Michigan and a dog that had been accompanying her began howling.
Local Payless storefronts to close
HOLLAND — Bargain shoe shoppers will have to search for a new storefront. On Friday, Feb. 15, Payless ShoeSource confirmed it will close all 2,100 stores in the U.S. and Puerto Rico. The closing marks the largest by a single chain this year and nearly doubles the amount of retail stores set to close
Michigan Lottery: Unclaimed winning $1M Mega Millions ticket expires in March
YPSILANTI, Mich. - An unclaimed winning Mega Millions ticket worth $1 million will expire in March. The ticket was sold on March 2, 2018 at a CVS Pharmacy in Ypsilanti. The ticket will expire on March 4, 2019 at 4:45 p.m.
Another storm system brings freezing rain, snow and rain to Michigan
The storm system moving through Michigan Wednesday will have three different zones of weather. The zones can be divided into southern Lower, northern Lower and the Upper Peninsula.