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Three Michigan Towns in the Running for Outside Magazine’s ‘Best Town Ever’ Contest

 

Outside Magazine, a periodical about travel, adventure, health, and getting outdoors and having fun, is searching for the best town in the U.S.

Saugatuck, Detroit, and Bellaire have made it to the top 64 in their 2015 Best Town Ever contest!

Cast your vote to keep these Michigan towns in the running!

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Naked Woman Arrested After Driving Wrong Way on US-127

It's been a while since we've had a "naked person doing weird stuff" story in Michigan.

At least it's nicer weather for these nudists than it was for the naked folks caught strolling down roads this past winter?

The Mt. Pleasant Morning Sun reports that a 23-year-old woman was arrested in Clare County after driving the wrong way on a highway and leading police on a chase. 

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West Michigan Election Day Results – May 5, 2015

Today, Michigan voters decided if the state sales tax would be increased from six percent to seven percent.

Voters in Byron Township, Caledonia, East Grand Rapids, Forest Hills, Grand Haven, Hudsonville, Kentwood, West Ottawa and other communities also had issues on the ballot.

Results are in.

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Grand Rapids Bus Driver, Teen Charged in Fight [Video]

Last week a fight that quickly escalated between a Rapid bus driver and a 15-year-old was caught on camera.

WZZM-13 reports that charges have been filed against the two females.

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Cranker's Restaurant and Brewery
Cranker's Restaurant and Brewery
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Cranker’s Restaurant & Brewery’s The Professor IPA

Cranker's Restaurant & Brewery
Address: 454 68th Street SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49548
Website: http://www.crankersbrewery.com/
Telephone: (616) 827-1919
Hours: Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-10 p.m.; Friday-Saturday,

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Elk Brewing’s ESB

Elk Brewing
Address: 700 Wealthy St. NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Website: http://elkbrewing.com/
Telephone: (616) 238-5227
Hours: Monday-Thursday, 3 p.m - 12 a.m.; Friday - Saturday 11 a.m. - 2 a.m; Sunday, noon - 11 p.m.

ESB
 

Elk Brewing's Beer of the Mont

Big Lake Brewing
Big Lake Brewing
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Big Lake Brewing’s White IPA

Big Lake Brewing
Address: 977 Butternut Avenue, Suite #4, Holland, Michigan 49424
Website: http://biglakebrewing.com/
Telephone: (616) 796-8888
Hours: Monday-Thursday, 5 p.m - 10 p.m.; Friday, 5 p.

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U-M Grads Spontaneously Singing Fight Song at Party is Awesome

It's graduation season and that means graduation parties. Lot's of letting loose and celebrating finally being done with school!

These University of Michigan graduates did something unexpected and awesome at a party over the weekend.

They suddenly broke into an amazing rendition of the school's fight song! 

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75-Year-Old Man Arrested in Shooting Death of 74-Year-Old Woman in Kalamazoo County

Early Monday morning a 74-year-old woman was found shot in Kalamazoo County.

Fox 17 reports that a 75-year-old man was arrested for the crime.

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West Michigan Earthquake Strikes During Pastor’s Nepal Relief Sermon

Where were you around 12:25p.m. Saturday? Did you feel a weird rumbling/ quaking?

I've heard some interesting tales of what people thought it was-- a car accident, odd thunder on an otherwise gorgeous and sunny day, houseguests wrestling in another room (this comes from my little brother who's 24, for which that would be a totally normal thing).

Turns out, it was an actual earthquake here in West Michigan.

And that moment was caught on tape at a church in Paw Paw, where a pastor was giving a sermon on donating to the Nepal earthquake relief fund.

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West Michigan Experiences Saturday Afternoon Earthquake

Did you feel your house shake early Saturday afternoon? Turns out you're not alone. The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has confirmed that what we felt while sitting and binge-watching Netflix was, in fact. an earthquake. 

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Ottawa County Sheriff's Office
Ottawa County Sheriff's Office
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Former Tenant Confesses to 2007 Slaying of Grand Rapids’ Janna Kelly [Video]

A woman who rented a house from Janna Kelly has admitted to killing her in December 2007 and leaving her body in an Ottawa County field.

WZZM-13 reports Robin Lynn Root, 52, was arrested Monday, April 27, in Kent County and Tuesday was formally charged with murder.

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