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More Amazing Pictures Of Winter In West Michigan

This winter has given us a few snow days, some sore backs from shoveling, and some unforgettable photos.

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Consumers Energy Fixing Power Outages in Greater Grand Rapids, West Michigan

This will remembered as the Christmas without power for many.

FRIDAY MORNING UPDATE: As of 4:30 a.m. Friday, 52,000 Consumers Energy customers were without electricity. Since noon Saturday, the winter storm caused more than 377,000 outages across Michigan.

Among the counties most affected by the outages still are Kent, with 313 customers without power; Barry, 6,754; Ionia, 1,909; Kalamazoo, 187; and Calhoun, 739.

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Power Restoration Continues in Greater Grand Rapids, West Michigan [Video]

Despite some extra efforts, Christmas is a powerless holiday for many in greater Grand Rapids and across West Michigan because of snow, cold and the lingering effects of a weekend ice storm, officials said Tuesday.

More than 152,000 electricity customers of Consumers Energy were without power headed into Tuesday evening.

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Powerless Christmas for 37,000-plus in Grand Rapids and West Michigan

It’s going to be a powerless Christmas for many households in Grand Rapids and elsewhere across West Michigan because of a weekend ice storm and a continued wintry mix including snow, officials said Monday night.

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More than 70,000 Without Electricity in Grand Rapids and West Michigan

As of noon today, more than 285,000 Consumers Energy customers statewide were without power caused by a snow and ice storm over the weekend.

That includes nearly 70,000 in Grand Rapids and West Michigan, according to the Jackson, Mich.-based utility.

 

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Sunday Grand Rapids Forecast: ‘Oh, the Weather Outside is Frightful’ [Video]

There's only one way to sum up this Sunday morning: Slippery and treacherous.

Authorities across West Michigan report ice-, slush- and snow-covered roads, the result of a wintry mix dumped overnight.

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Michigan’s Lower Peninsula Hits Lows Of At Least -22 On Monday Morning

Sometimes dressing in layers just isn't enough.

Monday morning, December 16, was a cold one across Michigan as temperatures reached as low as -22.

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What Is Your Favorite West Michigan Winter Activity? [Poll]

Ice skating is back at Rosa Parks Circle.  Skiers, snowboarders, and snowmobilers are getting excited for snow.

What is your favorite West Michigan winter activity?

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Which Season Is Your Favorite?

Back-to-school time is quickly approaching and with it comes the end of summer.  As we prepare for the first official day of fall on September 22, many are trying to squeeze all the fun out of each remaining day of warm West Michigan weather.

We all need to get to the beach and in the pool as much as possible in the weeks to come to enjoy summer.  There's still lots of summer fun to be had, but is it the best time of the year?

Which season is your favorite?

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6 Ways To Beat The Winter Blahs in Grand Rapids Michigan

I visited Harvest Health Food Store a couple days ago to find out how the winter blahs can be helped naturally.  Their suggestion, for someone like me, and probably someone like you, who gets too little light in these winter months in West Michigan, is Vitamin D with magnesium

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Will a Fireplace Leave You Cold?

With Valentine's Day weekend upon us, our thoughts turn to romantic evenings snuggled up together on the love seat beside a roaring fire.

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