Oak wilt disease is a serious problem for oak trees in Michigan. The disease can spread rapidly and kill trees within just a few weeks.
A new map gives a closer look at exactly where oak wilt disease has been found in West Michigan, specifically in Kent, Ottawa and Muskegon counties.
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.
If you watch, read or listen to Grand Rapids and West Michigan news you may have noticed there are more stories about break ins happening in our area. I guess it's a sign of the times. More people are unemployed and it's only going to get worse; with Rick Snyder cutting unemployment benefits from 26 weeks to 20 weeks...