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Leipzig Launches Events To Commemorate 1813 Battle Of Nations
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The Eight Most Common Dutch Surnames In Kent County

The Dutch influence in West Michigan traces its roots back to Albertus Van Raalte's quest to settle a colony of like minded Calvinists.

Since then, they've hugely impacted our area, paving the way for the famed saying "If you ain't Dutch, you ain't much."

Here are the eight most common Dutch surnames in Kent County.

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MSU Shows How to Make Your Own Gingerbread Spartans

If your Christmas list has a MSU fan on it, then here's a sweet treat they're sure to cheer for.

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Christmas Surprise: Meijer Buys Entire Shopping Cart for 230 Customers [Video]

Meijer just celebrated their third annual "Very Merry Meijer" event by surprising an unsuspecting customer in each of their 230 stores by paying for their entire shopping cart filled with gifts and groceries at checkout.

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Is ‘Step Brothers 2′ About to Start Filming in Pontiac?

Seriously? 'Step Brothers 2' is about to start filming and they’re going to make the movie in Pontiac Michigan?

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Congratulations to West Michigan’s Favorite Bartender – Chelsea From Hobo’s Tavern

We received over 6,500 nominations, narrowed them down to the top 10, and left the voting up to you. After receiving nearly 22,000 votes, Chelsea emerged as the victor.

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8 Million Cuisinart Food Processors Recalled

Just in time for the holidays! Another recall to worry about.

Cuisinart has issued a voluntary recall, on Tuesday, of 8 million of their food processors...

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Changes Coming to Michigan’s AMBER Alert System on January 1

The Michigan State Police have announced some changes to the AMBER Alert system that will take effect on January 1, 2017.

Starting January 1, AMBER Alerts will only be issued for cases of child abductions involving victims under the age of 18, according to the Michigan State Police...

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Top Five Michigan Winter Festivals [Video]

Sure, it's not officially winter yet, but take a look outside. Wind chills below zero and  blowing snow do not a fall day make.

But here in the Mitten State, we take cold weather in stride. In fact, we get out and party in it. Here are the top  five  winter festivals in Michigan. Now get a warm parka on and get out there and get frozen!!

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Jeffrey Willis Will Stand Trial For the Murder of Jessica Heeringa

Jeffrey Willis will stand be standing trial on both open murder and kidnapping charges in the disappearance of Jessica Heeringa.

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Grand Rapids’ Family is Helping Thousands of Kids Around the World – FBHW Segment 16

Today on Segment 16, the guys check out an amazing story about a local Grand Rapids family who have turned their own challenge into something that is helping thousands of families all over the world. Ben and Laura Harrison's son Jonas was born with Peter's Anomaly, affecting his eyesight. When they couldn't find good glasses for him to wear, they founded a program to help kids get confidence boosting eyewear.

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Woman Dragged off Delta Flight in Detroit [Video]

It was a sight that was caught on camera Monday morning when a woman was dragged by officers on a flight at the Detroit Airport.

The Delta flight was supposed to head to San Diego before the incident occurred around 8 a...

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Michigan Fourth and Fifth Graders Can Ski for Free

Want to get your kids out of the house on the weekends this winter and have some fun? Of course, you do! And skiing is something you probably like to do already, and now your kids can join you on the slopes for FREE! Take them skiing and have some fun!

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