Joseph Robert Beyrle (1923-2004) was a paratrooper with the 101st Airborne when he was caught by the Germans during the Normandy landings. Eventually, he managed to escape and wandered in the German countryside until he met Russian troops and persuaded their commanders to allow him to fight on the front line.
By the year 2030, an expected 28 million electric vehicles will be on U.S. roadways. The batteries in these vehicles can pose a major problem for firefighters so the Grand Rapids Fire Department is training for it.
It will be a busy 4th of July holiday weekend in West Michigan. We have put together a list of over 15 different events for you to check out. There's everything from balloons to baseball, music, food, fireworks (lots of fireworks!), monster trucks and more.