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A satellite view of the southern half of Lake Michigan on Friday, a day before a record for ice coverage was set. (Photo: NASA)
A satellite view of the southern half of Lake Michigan on Friday, a day before a record for ice coverage was set. (Photo: NASA)
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Extreme Weather: Lake Michigan Sets All-time Ice Coverage Record; Grand River Has Flood Risk

Lake Michigan reached an all-time high level of ice coverage over the weekend while deep snow has many on alert for risk of flooding.

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Caleb G. Putnam
Caleb G. Putnam
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Here We Go Again: Winter!

A wintry mix of weather is being forecast for tonight and Wednesday by the National Weather Service's Grand Rapids office.

Here's what the National Weather Service is forecasting:

Light rain will mix

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Tom Pidgeon, Getty Images
Tom Pidgeon, Getty Images
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William Clay Ford Sr. Dies at Age of 88

William Clay Ford Sr. was the last living grandchild of Henry Ford. He owned the Detroit Lions for over 50 years.

Mr. Ford died of pneumonia at his home on Sunday. He was 88.

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Matt Cardy, Getty Images
Matt Cardy, Getty Images
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Michigan Apple Trees Doing Fine Despite Frigid Winter

Michigan's winter has brought record snowfall and cold temperatures, but it appears Michigan apple trees will be just fine.

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Hannah Peters/Getty Images
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Michigan Paralympians at Sochi Winter Games

The Sochi Paralympic Winter Games are March 7 to 16 in Sochi, Russia.

Among the 80 athletes representing Team USA at the Sochi Winter Games are two Paralympians with Michigan ties.

Here is who to watch in Sochi.

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Omar Bermejo is representing the U.S. in the Sochi Winter Paralympics in Russia. (Photo: Mark Nadell/MacBeth Graphics)
Omar Bermejo is representing the U.S. in the Sochi Winter Paralympics in Russia. (Photo: Mark Nadell/MacBeth Graphics)
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Grand Rapids’ Omar Bermejo Competes for U.S. in Sochi Paralympic Winter Games [Video]

Omar Bermejo believes.

He believes he can overcome. He believes in himself.

That steadfastness and determination has brought the 31-year-old former Marine to surmount an amputation of part of a severed arm suffered in a June 2009 motorcycle accident. It has the Grand Rapids resident at the pinnacle competing representing the U.S. in two disciplines at the Sochi Paralympic Winter Games in Russia.

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Michigan State Police
Michigan State Police
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Two Michigan Men Charged With Illegally Buying Black Bear Parts

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources reports two men have been arrested on charges of illegally buying Michigan black bears and black bear parts.

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Sean Gallup, Getty Images
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Heavy snow and ice expected to create large fish kill in Michigan

It is normal for snow and ice cover during long winters to kill fish and small aquatic creatures in Michigan.

This winter is expected to be especially tough.

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Matthew Cavanaugh, Getty Images
Matthew Cavanaugh, Getty Images
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Winter 2013-14 Second Snowiest on Record in Grand Rapids

It's the second snowiest winter on record in Grand Rapids and it's not over yet.

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Trooper Paul Butterfield
(Photo: Michigan State Police)
Trooper Paul Butterfield (Photo: Michigan State Police)
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WZZM-13: Jury Finds Eric Knysz Guilty of Killing State Trooper Paul Butterfield

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Scott Olson, Getty Images
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Temperature Swings Create Big Changes in Great Lakes Ice Coverage

After hitting a seasonal high of 88.4% ice coverage over a week ago, ice on the Great Lakes melted quickly following warmer temperatures and rain.

Now ice coverage is climbing again.

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Robyn McKenzie/ThinkStock
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West Michigan Jobs

The West Michigan Jobs page is dedicated to helping Michiganders find the perfect job.

Our partner at Workbox Staffing is the title sponsor for this page, which provides job listings in a wide range of professions.

Townsquare Media also offers occasional job listings.

If you are an area business or employer and would like to have job listings from your firm listed here, fill out the form by clicking the button below.

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