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West Michigan Theaters Where You Can Use the MoviePass

Get a MoviePass and see as many movies as you want at these West Michigan theaters!

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Black Flies Have Invaded A Few Ottawa County Beaches

This isn’t good! This weekend is so nice, and perfect for a little beach time along Lake Michigan, but officials in Ottawa County are warning beachgoers of black flies...

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A 300-Person Fight Broke Out at Grand Haven State Park on Monday

A fight got so big and out of control at Grand Haven State Park, this past Monday, that officials had to close down the park.

WNEM says that the incident occurred around 7 p...

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Sewage Spill into the Grand River Causes a ‘No Body Contact’ Advisory

The Ottawa County Health Department has issued a No Body Contact Advisory to residents after some sewage spilled into the Grand River.

FOX 17 says the sewage spill happened Monday and affects a portion of the river; a mile east of the US-31 bridge over the river and downstream to Lake Michigan...

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Crumbling Concrete on M-6 Will Be Fixed this Year

If M-6 is your daily route, some good news!

Since the concrete is starting to crumble at a faster rate than anticipated, the Michigan Department of Transportation announced on Friday that they would start construction on it later this year, according to WZZM-13...

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Ottawa County Releases Top Dog Names of 2016

Did you get a new pup last year? What did you decide for a name?

Ottawa County has released the top dog names for 2016-- see if your furry friend's name made the list!

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Volta Power Systems Expands in Holland

Volta Power Systems has announced they have secured a new facility in Holland to meet growing demand for their lithium ion batteries.

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14-Year-Old Boy Connected to Robberies at a W. MI Gas Station

A 14-year-old boy, from Port Sheldon, has been charged with two counts of armed robbery and one count of breaking-and-entering, in Ottawa County...

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Active Shooter Situation Training Offered in Ottawa County Next Week

Next week West Michigan residents can learn about responding to active shooter situations from authorities in Ottawa County.

The class, Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events, is October 18, 6 to 8:30p.m. inside the Main Conference Room at the Ottawa County Fillmore Complex in West Olive. 

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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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Sanders Dominates, Trump Third in Kent and Ottawa Counties

Bernie Sanders pulled out a surprise, close victory over Hillary Clinton in Tuesday's primary vote in Michigan while Donald Trump earned a much easier win.

The results were different in West Michigan.

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West Nile Virus in Ottawa County

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services has confirmed Michigan's first human cases of West Nile virus for 2015. The virus has been found in people in Macomb, Monroe, and Ottawa counties.

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