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Dangerous Swimming Conditions Expected For Lake Michigan This Weekend

With West Michigan experiencing it's first "heat wave" of the summer this weekend, with temps reach the lower 90's by Sunday, the National Weather Service is warning you to stay safe if you're headed to the beaches along Lake Michigan...

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Whitecaps Surprise Grandville Family with a Military Homecoming

It was a very special night, Friday night, during the Whitecaps game against the Dayton Dragons.  *warning, you may cry*

During home games, the Whitecaps honor a local hero serving in the military; occasionally, like Friday night, they honor a service member who is stationed away, by bringing their family onto the field...

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Grand Haven Pier Won’t Reopen Until October

Grand Haven is definitely a summer hot spot in West Michigan but unfortunately the pier won't be a part of it this summer.

WOOD-TV reports that structural problems were discovered which is causing the delay...

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Wyoming Police Asking For the Public’s Help Finding Missing 12-Year-Old Girl

UPDATE: Adrianna Nicole Anderson has been found.

The Wyoming Department of Public Safety is asking for the public's help to find Adrianna Nicole Anderson, a 12-year-old girl who was last seen around noon on Friday, June 9...

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This Business Has the Dirtiest Name in Michigan – and It’s For Sale

Whoever named this business must think like a twelve-year-old - just like me. Let me introduce you to the dirtiest named business in Michigan.

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Adopt Zillah From Crash’s Landing

Summer traveling is a lot of fun, but there's nothing like getting back home after a long road trip. Sadly, there are many cats at Crash's Landing that don't get to experience the safety and security that come with a permanent home.

Zillah is one of those cats.

Can you adopt her?

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Jim Harbaugh Congratulates GRPD Officer For Beating Cancer and His Retirement [VIDEO]

A recently retired Grand Rapids Police officer who's been battling cancer has received a special message from University of Michigan's Jim Harbaugh. 

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New West Side Playground to be Built, Needs Volunteers and Donations

A new playground is set to be built on the west side of Grand Rapids on June 16. The playground is coming to the site of the former Pulaski Park. Volunteers are needed to help build the park and donations are needed to build a trail.

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There Might Be a New Toll Bridge Coming To Michigan and Maybe That Should Concern You

There are four bridges that cross the Saginaw River in Bay City. Two of them are owned and maintained by the Michigan Department of Transportation while the other two are owned by the city. Those city owned bridges might be sold and tolled.

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West MI’s First ‘Police Ice Cream Truck’ Will Make its Debut in Holland Today!

While we respect the hard work and all that officers do, police are not always highlighted in the best manner. So in order to strengthen the relationship between cops and the community, the city of Holland will be rolling out a Police Ice Cream Truck Tuesday, 6/6...

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Someone Robbed the Largest Privately-Owned ‘Star Wars’ Collection on Earth

The owner of the largest privately-owned Star Wars memorabilia collection in the world, known as Rancho Obi-Wan, has announced today that it has been systematically robbed over a period of many months from 2015 to 2016. Steve Sansweet, who offers tours of the ranch and its many pieces of Star Wars history, says that not only do the items taken make up about $200,000, it appears to be an inside job.

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Did You Know You Can Give Panhandlers in G.R. a Redeemable Voucher Instead of Money?

If you drive or walk through Grand Rapids, especially downtown, you are bound to see a panhandler or two on the side of the road asking for money...

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