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Craigs Cruisers via YouTube
Craigs Cruisers via YouTube
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Craig’s Cruisers in Wyoming is Expanding & It’s Going to be Even Cooler!

Craig's Cruisers Family Fun Center is about to be even more fun once their expansion is complete!

The Grand Rapids Business Journal says that Craig's Cruisers, located on Clyde Park in Wyoming, has begun a $2...

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Courtesy of Michigan Department of Education
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East Kentwood Teacher Named Michigan Teacher of the Year

A great future is dependent on a great education. We are very fortunate in West Michigan to have so many schools, administrators and teachers dedicated to providing our youth with opportunities for a bright future.

East Kentwood High School math teacher Luke Wilcox is one of those teachers. He has been named the 2017-18 Michigan Teacher of the Year.

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Courtesy of Chris Boden via Facebook
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Kids Who Let Dog Out Into Rush Hour Traffic Come Forward, Will Do Community Service

Last week we reported that two individuals had stopped by The Geek Group on Leonard St. and let their dog, Mackie, out into rush hour traffic...

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Chemicals Added To Illinois River To Control Asian Carp Population
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Michigan DNR: Stop Tossing Your Pet Fish In The Great Lakes! Thank You

Apparently a lot of people think it's okay to dump their pet fish into the Great Lakes, which is not good for the fish who are already in there, so knock it off!

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Women’s Health is Top Concern for Meijer

Meijer is joining forces with Spectrum Health to make getting screened for breast cancer more convenient than ever.

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Father of Michigan Teen Killed in Times Square Leaves Touching Letter at Makeshift Memorial in NYC

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Watch This Pedestrian Get Clipped By A Car In Downtown GR [Video]

You guys are all familiar with the phrase 'two wrongs don't make a right', aren't you?

Yeah, here's a case of a guy driving too fast downtown, and another guy jaywalking to result in what was probably closer to death than either wants to admit. 

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80-Year-Old Killed Sunday In Accident On 28th St at Burlingame Ave

WZZM 13 is reporting an 80-year-old woman was killed Sunday afternoon in Wyoming when another driver failed to stop at a red light.

According to WZZM13, Shirley Stebbins was the 80-year-old female driving along northbound Burlingame when she was hit by an 86-year-old lady from Grandville who was heading east on 28th street who failed to stop for a red light...

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alyssa_elsman via Instagram
alyssa_elsman via Instagram
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Family Of West MI Teen Killed In Times Square Asking For Help With GoFundMe Page

Fox 17 Is reporting that there is now a GoFundMe page set up for Alyssa Elsman, the 18-year-old who was killed in the Time Square crash last Thursday and her sister Ava, who was also injured...

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Faygo Beverages Inc. via Facebook
Faygo Beverages Inc. via Facebook
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Faygo Takes Us Back To The ’90s With Arctic Sun

Few things mean "Michigan" when you say them like Faygo, and few things remind you of the '90s as much as Faygo Arctic Sun.

According to MLive, the iconic Michigan-made Soda company told fans via a Facebook Live video that Arctic Sun would return in honor of the company’s 110th Anniversary...

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Janna Hoke/ WGRD
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South Haven Beach Shut Down on Wednesday Due to Partying College Students

Even though it's early in the season, South Haven police have already had to to shut down a beach because of visitors' behavior.

Wood TV 8 reports that South Haven's South Beach was closed for two hours on Wednesday after complaints about hundreds of college students partying on the beach. 

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West Nile Virus Detected in Michigan

It's only mid-May and West Nile virus has already been confirmed in Michigan. A release from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources states that the virus has been confirmed in three bird across the state...

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