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Holland Mayor Kurt Dykstra Will Not Seek Re-Election

Today, in a letter addressed to the people of Holland, Holland Mayor Kurt Dykstra announced that he will not seek re-election this November.

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Courtesy GVSU University Communications and Matthew-Makowski
Courtesy GVSU University Communications and Matthew-Makowski
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GVSU Baton Twirler Moriah Muscaro Finishes Fourth at World Championships [Photos/Videos]

Moriah Muscaro, of Grand Valley State University, competed as part of Team USA in the Baton Solo Event category at the World Baton Twirling Championships in Italy this month.

She took fourth place in the international event.

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There’s a new Baby in Town. Meet Neo!

Awww, this new baby is really cute. Congratulations to the parents of Neo, born on this past December 16th, and just introduced to the public this past week at the John Ball Zoo!

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New Movies (This Week) Include ‘Ex Machina,’ ‘The Longest Ride’ and ‘Clouds of Sils Maria’ [Video]

A wide variety of new releases to choose from this weekend including a movie directed by Ryan Gosling, an SXSW favorite and more.

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Crash's Landing
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Meet Ozzy Pawsbourne from Crash’s Landing

Ozzy Pawsbourne is a cat at Crash's Landing who is looking for a permanent home.

He has a name you'll never forget, but his story is even more memorable.

Meet Ozzy Pawsbourne and welcome him into your family today!

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Humane Society of West Michigan Receives $4,500 State Grant

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development’s (MDARD) announced the Michigan Companion Animal Welfare Fund check-off will fund projects totaling more than $155,500 for 26 shelters this year, including the Humane Society of West Michigan.

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Austin Gregory/Ionia High School
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Ionia Boys’ Basketball’s Austin Gregory Named High School Athlete of the Week

Austin Gregory, a senior who is the all-time scoring leader for Ionia High School's boys' basketball team, has been named Meijer-97.9 WGRD High School Athlete of the Week.

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Great Shot of the Steelhead Running at Hesperia Dam [Video]

Spring is steelhead season in Michigan as the big trout return to the streams they were born in to spawn.

West Michigan Drone took some great shots of the steelhead running up at the Hesperia Dam.

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Saddako/ThinkStock
Saddako/ThinkStock
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Sabra Issues National Recall Due to Listeria Contamination in Hummus

The presence of potentially deadly listeria in hummus has prompted a national recall by Sabra Dipping Co. of 30,000 cases of Classic Hummus.

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Frederik Meijer Gardens Announces Full Summer Concert Series Lineup

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park has announced another impressive lineup for this year's Fifth Third Bank Summer Concert Series.

This year, the Grand Rapids series is bringing in many big names from across the music industry.

The 30-show lineup, which will include a special 20th anniversary concert, will feature artists like The Steve Miller Band; Harry Connick, Jr.; Vince Gill; The Beach Boys & The Temptations; Under the Sun Tour featuring: Sugar Ray, Better Than Ezra, Uncle Kracker & Eve 6; Styx and Tony Bennett.

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Rockford Brewing Company Releases First Bottles

Yesterday, Rockford Brewing Company had their first ever bottle release. The brewery released its annually brewed Belgian Multigrain Anniversary Ale from each of their first two batches, 2013 and 2014.

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Matt Milhouse/Townsquare Media
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Tanger Outlets Announces Several Stores Coming to New West Michigan Location

Tons of well known brands are coming to Tanger Outlets' new West Michigan under construction in Byron Township.

The retail center is being built near U.S. 131 and 84th Street SW in Byron Center, and the grand opening is scheduled for July 31.

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