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Goats Return to Kill Invasive Species in Ottawa County

Ottawa County has again decided to use adorable four-legged friends to help control invasive plant species in their parks.

The Ottawa County Parks and Recreation Department has brought in a herd of goats to Bur Oak Landing to help get rid of Oriental bittersweet, honeysuckle, autumn olive, multi-flora rose and bucktorn, according to a release from the county.

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Detroit Tigers Star Miguel Cabrera Befriends Young Trash-Talking Indians Fan [VIDEO]

Some of the best seats at a baseball game are sitting in the first row down the first or third base line.

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Pregnant Woman & Unborn Child Murdered in Muskegon

Police in Muskegon Township are currently investigating the murder of a 21-year-old pregnant woman.

Just before 5 a.m. Wednesday, police were called to Quail Meadows Apartments for a medical emergency. When officers arrived, they found a male resident who directed them inside a home. Inside, they found the woman, Dominique LaShay Oneal, dead.

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PHOTOS: EF-1Tornado Confirmed In Portland

7:00pm UPDATE: The National Weather Service has confirmed that an EF-1 tornado touched down for approximately 10 minutes at roughly 2:30 p.m.

5:15pm UPDATE: Emergency Services have advised us that they are conducting searches with dogs, to make sure the area is clear, and there are no people trapped in homes or buildings.

There are also reports of possible gas leaks, and Consumers Energy is on site to help with any possible gas leaks.

Please consider the city of Portland closed at this time. Do not try to travel through or go to Portland, let them do their work to make sure everyone is safe.

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Severe Weather to Move Into West Michigan Monday

Monday began with sunny skies, but storms have been developing to the west and are advancing quickly into West Michigan.

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Hamburg, Michigan Attempts to Break Guinness Record for Doughnut Line

Now, that is a tasty sounding headline.

Why the folks in Hamburg Township, Michigan went for doughnuts and not hamburgers, I'm unsure, but they sure did a heck of a job lining up 24,000 doughnuts to go after the existing Guiness World Record for longest doughnut line!

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New Trader Joe’s in Kentwood Has an Opening Date!

After years of rumors that a Trader Joe's was coming to West Michgian, it's finally happening!

Back in December the store signed a lease to move into a space on 28th Street across from Centerpointe Mall. Then we were all left wondering, "When?! When is it opening?"

Well, now we know!

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Coloradans Attempt to Describe Michigan Things and Landmarks (Hilariously) [Video]

We've been having some fun with some of our colleagues in different cities across the country over the past few months. We've had Texans attempt to pronounce the names of places/things in Michigan, and now we've taken things a step further.

Watch in awe as some of our friends from Grand Junction, Colo. attempt to describe common Michigan things. 

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Todd Nelson to be Announced as New Head Coach of Grand Rapids Griffins [Video]

A familiar face will be returning to coach the Grand Rapids Griffins.

The Detroit Free Press reports that Todd Nelson, who was an assistant with the Griffins in 2002-03, will be announced as the new head coach of the Griffins sometime this week. 

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Home Builders Association of Grand Rapids to Host Construction Only Job Fair [Video]

The Home Builders Association of Greater Grand Rapids along with other organizations is holding the first ever Construction Only Job Fair.

It's June 25, 11a.m. to 1p.m. at the Michigan Works building in Grand Rapids at 215 Straight Ave. NW.

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Michigan-Based Olga’s Kitchen Declares Bankruptcy

Does this mean the end to delicious, crispy yet soft, Olga Bread snackers and incredible swiss almond cheese spread?

The Michigan company says no. Phew.

Olga's Kitchen is not shutting down, but the company has file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

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First Confirmation of West Nile Virus in Michigan of 2015

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) has confirmed Michigan's first West Nile virus activity of 2015.

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