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Teens Suspected in Ottawa County Church Vandalisms

Early Sunday morning, two churches in the Hudsonville area were vandalized.

WZZM-13 reports that after receiving tips from the public, three teenagers are being investigated: A 16-year old of Georgetown Township, a 15-year-old girl of Georgetown Township, and a 13-year-old. 

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Wonderful Drone Video Of Meijer Gardens In Winter

Now that spring is here in West Michigan, I'm sure the last thing you want to see is snow, but this slow drone footage of the grounds at Meijer Gardens is a nice break from your droll Tuesday.

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Scientific Survey: Vernor’s Or Faygo?

The Thrillist.com took a few liberties recently when they declared Faygo to be 'The Most Iconic Soft Drink' of Michigan. That's all well and good, but did they bother to ask anyone here in The Great Lake State what they thought?

I did.

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Michigan Radio Host Denise Bohn-Stewart and Husband Found Dead in Their Home

Benton Harbor's 98.3 The Coast's morning show co-host Denise Bohn-Stewart and her estranged husband Eric Stewart were found dead in their home early Tuesday morning. Their three children were in the home and unharmed.

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Five Things I Learned at the GVSU Football Spring Classic

GVSU Football enjoyed perfect weather at the Spring Classic on Saturday. Fans appreciated the weather, but they'd like to see touchdowns and a strong Laker defense even more this fall. 

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Vander Mill Cider Opens Taproom and Restaurant in Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids, well known for being Beer City USA, is expanding it's alcoholic craft beverage scene by welcoming Vander Mill Cider.

Vander Mill, LLC, a hard cider maker based in Spring Lake is opening a new location on GR's Northeast side Monday at 5p.m.

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Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Delights Spectators In NYC
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Rockford High School Marching Band Selected to be in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade [Video]

Out of about 200 applicants, Rockford was one of ten marching bands that were chosen to represent their respective states in the parade.

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Holland Ranked No. 1 Small City in U.S. to Start a Business

Known for it's gorgeous beaches along Lake Michigan and Lake Macatawa and the Tulip Time Festival, Holland is now being recognized for another reason!

Out of 1,268 small cities across America, Holland has been named the best in which to start a small business by Wallethub, Wood TV 8 reports. 

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Grand Rapids Boy Celebrates Ninth Birthday With 9-Hour Party at Meijer [Video]

9-year-old Fletcher Moore from Grand Rapids had a very unique request for his ninth birthday party. He wanted to spend the whole day at the Knapp's Corner Meijer.

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Pinwheel Garden Planted Monday to Recognize Children in Foster Care in Kent County

To recognize and bring awareness to the 1,059 children in foster care in Kent County in 2015, today, Monday, April 18, CASA of Kent County will be placing 1,059 blue pinwheels in the heart of downtown Grand Rapids to honor each of these vulnerable children.

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Grand Haven State Park Opening Pushed Back

Normally beach goers would already be hitting the sand at Grand Haven State Park.

This year though, the campground and park won't open until May 13, The Grand Haven Tribune reports. 

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Muskegon County Teen Escapes Minivan Abduction Attempt

Police are investigating an abduction attempt that occurred north of Muskegon Saturday morning.

Fox 17 reports that a 16 year-old-girl was walking home around 9:15a.m. on West River Road near Green Creek Road when she became lost.

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