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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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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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Free Beer & Hot Wings Throw Out the First Pitch [Video]

We've been fortunate to throw out the first pitch at baseball games on a number of occasions.

This is the first time we've all done it together. And it went... well... it went.

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Photo Courtesy of Sam Iannamico
Photo Courtesy of Sam Iannamico
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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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Lowell Police Department Warns Residents of Light & Power Scam

The Lowell Police Department would like to notify area residents that a telephone scam is being targeted at Lowell Light & Power customers.

The caller states that they are from Lowell Light & Power and tells the customers if they don’t pay, their power is being shut off. 

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Photo courtesy of Ionia County Central Dispatch
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Ionia County Officials Searching for Missing Emu

Ionia County Central Dispatch has asked residents to be on the lookout for a missing emu.

The bird went missing from the 1000 block of E. Peck Lake Rd. in Ionia County on Sunday.

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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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Westshore Mall’s $20 Million Makeover Has Begun [Video]

Westshore Mall in Holland is getting a makeover.

Ground broke Thursday, June 11, on the $20 million de-malling and renovation project, WZZM-13 reports. 

Owner Gregg Erne say the result will be very similar to the renovations done at Centerpointe Mall in Grand Rapids.

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Michigan Activity Pass Gets You into Parks and Attractions for Free

Have library card, will travel.

If you belong to a Michigan library, you have access to the new Michigan Activity Pass (MAP) program, which gets you into Michigan parks, museums, campgrounds and other attractions for free or at a discount.

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Cranker's Restuarant and Brewery
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Cranker’s Restaurant & Brewery’s Cherry Oak Cherry Ale

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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EB Coffee & Pub’s Brazil Sweet Bourbon Blonde

EB Coffee & Pub
Address: 8980 North Rogers Court, Suite D, Caledonia, MI 49316
Website: http://ebcoffeepub.com/
Telephone: (616) 891-7700
Hours: Monday-Thursday, 6 a.m.-10 p.m.; Friday, 6 a.m.-11 p.m.; Saturday, 7 a.m.-1

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