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Courtesy of the Muskegon County Jail
Courtesy of the Muskegon County Jail
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Jeffrey Willis Had Images of Bound & Gagged Women, Child Pornography

Police found a mask, rubber gloves, photographs of females chained and bound, batting gloves, and a ball gag inside of locked boxes in Jeffrey Willis' van. They also discovered a 22-caliber pistol with the serial number scratched off, and a bar with wrist restraints.

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Heinz Company, Holland, Mich. / Google
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Grey Poupon Will Now be Made Exclusively in Holland

The city known for the Tulip Time Festival and gorgeous beaches along Lake Michigan and Lake Macatawa will now have another claim to fame.

Holland, Mich. will be the exclusive production place of Kraft Heinz Co.'s iconic mustard Grey Poupon, company officials announced this week. 

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Grand Haven Police Looking For Parents of Baby Dropped Off at Hospital

The Grand Haven Department of Public safety is looking for the parents of a newborn baby that was dropped off at North Ottawa Community Hospital around 6:00 p.m. Saturday, May 14.

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Courtesy of the Muskegon County Jail
Courtesy of the Muskegon County Jail
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Syringes and Restraints Found in Van of Muskegon County Kidnapping Suspect

In court Wednesday, Muskegon County Prosecutor D.J. Hilson provided new evidence against attempted kidnapping suspect Jeffrey Willis. The evidence included a list of items found in Willis' silver minivan.

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Elementary Pupils Collecting Healthy Lunch In Cafeteria
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Allendale, Belding and Wyoming Schools Among Michigan’s Healthiest

West Michigan schools are among 38 in Michigan being recognized for bringing healthy food, activities and lifestyles to their students.

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Courtesy of the Ottawa County Sheriff's Department
Courtesy of the Ottawa County Sheriff's Department
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Police Looking For Two Men Who Broke Into Ottawa County Home

The Ottawa County Sheriff's Department is asking for the public's help in finding two men who broke into a Tallmadge Township home on Sunday.

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Throwback Thursday: Stock Car Racing In Grand Rapids 1951

There used to be a stock car racing track in Grand Rapids on the Northwest side near where the White Pine Trail starts along US 131. Here's some old 8mm film footage of some racing from 1951.

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Wendy Reed, Townsquare Media
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GVSU Professor Explains Origin of Yooper Dialect

Since 2000, Kathryn Remlinger, professor of English at Grand Valley State University, has been examining Yooper dialect, its relationship to the U.P. and the idea of the Yooper identity.

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West Michigan Bakery Owner Says Customer Cancelled After Discovering She Was a Muslim

The owner of a bakery in West Michigan is upset after she claims a customer cancelled their order after finding out the bakery owner is a Muslim.

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Garth Brooks Discusses Plans For Shows At The Las Vegas Arena
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Garth Brooks’ Lucky 4-Millionth Fan Was a Teacher From Grand Haven

The identity of Garth Brooks' lucky 4-millionth fan has been revealed.

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produceboy71 via eBay
produceboy71 via eBay
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Buy a Michigan-Shaped Morel Mushroom on eBay for $10K

Morel season is underway and the mushroom is a big part of Michigan. So big that a Manistee Man is selling one on eBay for $10,000!!

Why so much...

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Aquarium Reopens After ?5m Redevelopment
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Grand Rapids’ Zoo School Named Among Top 14 Most Innovative Schools in U.S.

A Grand Rapids' educational program is getting national recognition.

Tech Insider has named Grand Rapids Public School's Zoo School at John Ball Zoo one of the 14 most innovative in the country, MLive Reports

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