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Video of the Damage Caused by West Michigan’s F5 Tornado in 1956 [Video]

Today, (Sunday, April 3) marks the 60th anniversary of the strongest tornado to ever touch down in West Michigan. Check out this footage of the aftermath.

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Courtesy of the Central Michigan University Police Department
Courtesy of the Central Michigan University Police Department
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Missing Central Michigan University Student Found Safe

Joshua Palmer, the 23-year-old Central Michigan University student reported missing Thursday, has been found safe according to police.

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GVSU’s Meijer Campus in Holland Offering Free Spring Break Classes

Grand Valley State University's Meijer Campus in Holland will offer free classes for elementary, middle and high school students during the week of April 4-8.

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Van Buren County Sheriff's Office
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Three Teens Admit to Vandalizing Van Buren County Cemetery For Fun

Three teenagers have admitted to vandalizing the Lacota Cemetery in Geneva Township.

Wood TV 8 reports that two 15-year-old boys and a 13- year-old girl say they tipped over and damaged nearly three dozen headstones for fun and because they were bored. 

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Ionia and Allegan County Ratio of Population to Primary Care Physicians Among the Highest in Michigan

County Health Rankings annual report examines a variety of health measures across the country. This week, we are taking a closer look at what the report has revealed about West Michigan.

The report found that the ratios of population to primary care physicians in Ionia County and Allegan County are among the highest in Michigan.

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Crash's Landing
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Adopt Renoir From Crash’s Landing

Just like adults, some cats never grow up.

Renoir was born in 2011, but loves to play! He is a ton of fun!

Please adopt Renoir.

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American Heart Association
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Get Heart Healthy and Join in on National Walking Day

National Walking Day from The American Heart Association, is encouraging all of us to lace up and get moving this coming Wednesday, April 6. Whether it’s walking, running, biking, playing sports or joining a class, the goal is getting more active.

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Courtesy of the West Michigan Whitecaps
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West Michigan Whitecaps Announce Their New Menu Item for 2016 Season

Looks like you'll be able to get some "Dutch Love" at Fifth Third Ballpark this summer. The flatbread sandwich has been named the winner of the 2016 Fan Food Vote.

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Free STEAM-Based Spring Break Activities at Wyoming Library

Kent District Library’s Wyoming Branch is offering free STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math) activities for kids on spring break.

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Grand Rapids, Gateway To The Playground Of A Nation? That’s What They Called Us In 1910 [Video]

This 1910 promotional film touting the Grand Rapids area shows that while we've changed in some ways over the past 106 years, in others ways, we're still the same.

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Kent and Kalamazoo County’s Population/Mental Health Provider Ratio Among Lowest in Michigan

County Health Rankings annual report examines a variety of health measures across the country. This week, we are looking at some of the highest and lowest rated health measures found in West Michigan.

The report found that the ratios of population to mental health providers in Kent County and Kalamazoo County are among the lowest in Michigan.

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Whitecaps Baseball
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April 9 is ‘Play Ball’ at Fifth Third Ball Park and There are Some Exciting Changes at the Park

The countdown is on! With the West Michigan Whitecaps’ 23rd Opening Day next week, Saturday, April 9 at Fifth Third Ballpark, the place is buzzing with activity. Several upgrades to the facility’s seating areas should be completed before the first pitch.

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