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The Japanese Tried To Bomb Dorr in 1945. Wait. What? [Video]

In an effort to get revenge for the Doolittle Raids, the Japanese sent up hot air balloons loaded with incindiery devices, hoping that a few would make it to the United States.

Most of them landed in the Pacific Northwest, but one of them made it all the way to Dorr in Allegan County.

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WARNING: Be Aware of a Potential Kidnapping Scheme in Michigan

Pay attention to your windshield.

A teenage girl from the Flint-area, was walking to her car, after finishing her shift at the Genesee Valley Mall...

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HELLO! Mark Wahlberg Is In Grand Rapids!!!!

ATTENTION EVERYONE

Mark Wahlberg was spotted in Grand Rapids!!

More specifically, he was spotted having lunch at the Six One Six Lounge at the JW Marriott according to MLive...

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FAIL! Truck Breaks Through Frozen Lake Michigan And Sinks

Lesson learned from this: snowmobilers aren’t ice experts.

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Grand Rapids Police Department via Facebook
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GRPD Officer Known For Doing Good, Keeps His Job

Last year we met Grand Rapids Police Officer Adam Ickes when he shared a special moment with a 5-year-old boy who wants to be a police officer when he grows up...

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Ted Nugent In Concert -  Sterling Heights, Michigan
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Ted Nugent Is Thinking Of A Senate Run

All that talk earlier this week about the GOP weighing out asking Kid Rock to run for the Senate in 2018 has gotten an old stand by all worked up.

Yup, Terrible Ted refuses to be ignored, and now he says he may seek out that Senate seat. 

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Michigan House At SXSW To Feature GR Mayor Rosalynn Bliss [Video]

South By Southwest (SXSW) is a huge arts, music and cultural festival in Austin, TX. And Michigan is represented at the event by the Grand Rapids based Michigan House.

At their house warming send off party Wednesday, they announced their lineup of speakers and performers, one of which will be Grand Rapids Mayor Rosalynn Bliss, who will speak of Michigan's successes.

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MC Sports Files For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Liquidation Sales Are Coming

MC Sports announced Tuesday afternoon that they are filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

The announcement Tuesday didn’t mention any store closings, but they are planning to reorganize the company under the Chapter 11 bankruptcy code...

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Penguins And Otters Return To The New Orleans Aquarium
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John Ball Zoo Hosting a Job Fair

Lions and Tigers and Jobs! Oh My!

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Two Michigan Cities Have Poor Showing On WalletHub’s Healthiest Cities Of 2017

We've become accustom to Grand Rapids being heralded as one of the best cities in the country, but this time GR isn't ranked at the top. But, hey, at least we aren't Detroit.

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Wind Advisory For West Michigan Means Power Outages and Downed Trees Likely

West Michigan is under a Wind Advisory this evening (Sunday) as winds up to 50 m.p.h. are expected.

The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory for West Michigan until Midnight, Sunday...

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Arby’s Announces Major Security Breach, Over 350,000 Credit Card Numbers Could Be Affected

Arby’s… they have the meats; they also have a pretty major security breach with over 350,000 customers affected.

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