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LaughFest Will Return for a Sixth Season

The nation’s first-ever festival of laughter, Gilda’s LaughFest, announced Wednesday that the event will return for its sixth season.

LaughFest 2016 is scheduled for March 10 through March 20. 

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Labor Day Events in West Michigan

The unofficial end of summer brings with it opportunities to get out and have fun.

See Labor Day weekend events coming to West Michigan!

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Draven the Dog Visits for Wet Nose Wednesday [Sponsored]

Draven the dog came calling today.

Draven visited with Andy Rent as he talked about him on his Andy in the Morning show for Wet Nose Wednesday.

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Campfires are a big part of the outdoor fun over Labor Day weekend and throughout the summer in Michigan. This holiday season, the DNR urges everyone to take extra precautions while lighting, enjoying and extinguishing their campfires. (Photo courtesy of the Michigan Department of Natural Resources)
Campfires are a big part of the outdoor fun over Labor Day weekend and throughout the summer in Michigan. This holiday season, the DNR urges everyone to take extra precautions while lighting, enjoying and extinguishing their campfires. (Photo courtesy of the Michigan Department of Natural Resources)
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Michigan DNR Encourages Residents to Keep Fire Safety in Mind Labor Day Weekend

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is urging residents and visitors alike to be cautious with outdoor fires this Labor Day weekend.

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86-year-old Student Begins 36th Year at GVSU

As freshmen begin their academic careers at Grand Valley State University they may wish to seek the advice of more experienced students.

86-year-old Ann Dilley certainly fits the bill.

Dilley is a jewelry and metalsmithing student beginning her 36th academic year at GVSU.

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Detroit Lions and Ryan Broyles Part Ways

After more than years with the Lions, Broyles became part of the first round of cuts on Monday that will bring the teams roster down to the league-standard 75 players.

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Photo Courtesy of the Mecosta County Sheriff's Department
Photo Courtesy of the Mecosta County Sheriff's Department
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‘Person of Interest’ Sought After Big Rapids Break-Ins

The man is being described as a “person of interest” in regards to break-ins at the Oakwood Townhouses in Big Rapids over the weeknd. Police say that the break-ins occurred Saturday night during a large party at the townhouses.

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New Movies Include ‘Max Steel,’ ‘Regression’ and ‘Z for Zachariah’ [Video]

A slow week for new releases, but we have all of the trailers and showtimes so you can plan your time at the theater!

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Adopt Temperley From Crash’s Landing

Crash's Landing learned that Temperley needed a home in January. They immediately welcomed her just as they have done for so many other cats.

Now Temperley needs a permanent home.

Please adopt Temperley.

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Fun for the Whole Family This Weekend at New Salem Old Iron Fun Day!

This Saturday from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. head on out to Dorr for the New Salem Old Iron (and everything else) Fun Day! (Formerly Weber Tractor Day.)

This free family fun-filled festival features vintage tractors and machinery, classic cars, and other relics of the past! Enjoy food, bluegrass music, tractor plowing, tractor pulling, and horse/mule plowing. Plus, show off your cool old stuff!

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Hudsonville Fire Department and Ottawa County Sheriff Department Hosting Free Hot Dog Cookout

The City of Hudsonville’s Fire Department and the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Department will host a free hot dog cookout with ice cream at the fire station at 3275 Central Blvd in Hudsonville on September 1 from 4:00PM - 7:00PM.

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Gilmore Car Museum Hosting Emergency Vehicle Show on Sunday

On Sunday, August 30th, the Gilmore Car Museum will host its first Emergency Vehicle Show, featuring new and vintage police, fire, and rescue vehicles.

The event is expected to be one of the largest of its kind in the Midwest.

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