I'm equally as likely to compliment your cute shoes as I am to invite you out to drink beer and watch a baseball game. I love my dog (Smudge), New Kids On The Block, live blogging my life, and eating out (aka not having to cook). My hobbies include Facebook, reading, and pinning crafts on Pinterest that I'll never make.
June 1 & 2, 2023 Are Clean Air Action Days in West Michigan
The Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy has declared a Clean Air Action Day for elevated levels of ozone Tuesday, May 30, Wednesday, May 31, and Thursday, June 1, and Friday, June 2, 2023.
Trial for Former GRPD Officer Charged in Lyoya Killing Pushed to Fall
A judge has determined that the trial of former Grand Rapids police officer Christopher Schurr for the shooting death of Patrick Lyoya will not take place until the fall of 2023.
Debbie Stabenow, Michigan’s First Female U.S. Senator, Will Not Run For Re-Election
Debbie Stabenow, Michigan's first-ever female U.S. senator, has announced that she will not be running for re-election at the conclusion of her current term.
July 11 is a Clean Air Action Day in West Michigan
A Clean Air Action Day has been declared across many counties in Michigan. What is a Clean Air Action Day, and what should Michiganders do?
UPDATE: Body of Missing Kent County Toddler Found in Creek
Monday morning, officials confirmed that they located the body of one-year-old Noah Alan Jordan approximately a mile downstream around 54th St. in Buck Creek.
Northern Hospitality – Mackinaw City Steps Up After U.P. Elementary Students Stranded Due to Bridge Closure
When the entire elementary school from Pickford Public Schools in Michigan's Upper Peninsula became stranded in Mackinaw City, the town sprung into action to help the kids.
UPDATE: Missing West Michigan Teen Found Safe in Ohio
Police have confirmed that 15-year-old Kiara Rose Baker, last seen in Grand Rapids, Michigan in December 2020, was located in Mansfield, Ohio on January 20, 2022.
Public Ice Skating in Grand Rapids Officially Moved to Van Andel Arena for 2021-2022 Season
With Rosa Parks Circle closed for the foreseeable future, West Michiganders have been wondering where they're going to get their ice skating fix in this season. Well, we officially have an answer.
Parents of Michigan’s Oxford High School Shooting Suspect Charged With Involuntary Manslaughter
Oakland County Prosecutor Karen McDonald has formally filed charges of involuntary manslaughter against the parents of the 15-year-old who brought a gun to Oxford High School and opened fire on students and staff Tuesday.
New Visitor Restrictions in Place at Local Hospitals as COVID-19 Cases Surge in West Michigan
West Michigan's Spectrum Health has announced new visitor restrictions as COVID-19 cases surge in the area.
Several West Michigan Schools Closed Leading Up to Thanksgiving Holiday
With COVID cases on the rise in West Michigan and inclement weather possible throughout the area at the beginning of the week, several West Michigan school districts have decided to close Monday, November 22, 2021, and Tuesday, November 23, 2021.
Michigan Health Officials Issue Face Mask Advisory Regardless of Vaccination Status
The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services has issued a mask advisory for all Michigan residents regardless of vaccination status.