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Coopersville Recreation via Facebook
Coopersville Recreation via Facebook
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Coopersville Recreation Needs YOUR Help to Get a Grant For Their Program

Even if you don't live in Coopersville, even if you don't have a kid who is into sports, you know that sports can play a big role in a child's development...

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Courtesy of the Allegan County Sheriff's Department
Courtesy of the Allegan County Sheriff's Department
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Allegan County Sheriff Warns Residents Not To Pick Up Meth Trash

Are you a fan of picking up random trash when you come across it on the side of the road or in the middle of the woods? Well, that's a little weird if you aren't being forced to clean up by the order of some sort of court, but we won't judge...

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Jim Harryman Facebook post
Jim Harryman Facebook post
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Bozo’s Big Top Brings Back a lot of Memories

Here is more classic "live and local" TV from years past, and it's non other than Bozo the Clown!

Bozo's Big Top ran for many, many years on WZZM TV13, and was a part of so many children and their families lives. Who doesn't remember being on the Bozo Show and in the Peanut Gallery.

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Matt Milhouse
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Wear Orange Friday to Raise Awareness of Childhood Hunger in West Michigan

Childhood hunger affects thousands in West Michigan.

Join us along with Kids' Food Basket on Friday, March 24, as we Go Orange to raise awareness and money to fight childhood hunger in West Michigan.

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Courtesy of the Michigan State Police
Courtesy of the Michigan State Police
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Missing Michigan Teen Who Had Been Messaging With Stranger on Messaging App Reported Endangered

Joy Dene Martin left her home in Saugatuck and possibly boarded a Greyhound bus to travel out of state, according to a Michigan State Police news release.

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Happy Spring! Get a Free Ice Cream Cone from Dairy Queen Today!

Celebrate the first day of spring with a free ice cream cone from Dairy Queen!

All day today, March 20th, the ice cream chain will be giving out a free small cone of vanilla ice cream to customers at all of their locations, nationwide...

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Images of Tatts Group Ltd. and Tatts Lotto as Morgan Stanley Group Offers $5.5 Billion for Lotteries Giant
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Michigan Teen Wins Lottery, Gives The Money To His Parents

When you strive to raise your kids right, you don't expect any reward as a parent, but being great parents paid off for a Lansing couple.

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Courtesy Allegan County Sheriff
Courtesy Allegan County Sheriff
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UPDATE: Missing West Michigan Mother in ICU in Louisiana [VIDEO]

A missing mother of four from Allegan has been found hundreds of miles from home.

According to WWMT-3, 47-year-old Amy Harker is in ICU at a hospital in southern Louisiana. 

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JC Penney To Permanently Mark Down Merchandise By 40 Percent
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JCPenney Closing 2 West Michigan Stores [VIDEO]

Following in the steps of Macy's and Sears/Kmart, last month JCPenney announced it would be closing over 100 stores across the country.

Friday morning, JCPenney announced the 138 locations closing, including seven across the state, with two in West Michigan.

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Radio Shack Declares Bankruptcy
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And Then There Was One… RadioShack In The Grand Rapids Area

2017, the year all the stores we’re used to, closed up. That’s beginning to feel like as we now find out RadioShack is about to close a bunch of their stores...

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Schools Who Still Use Native American Mascots Could Soon Lose Some Funding

It’s been an ongoing conversation, starting with the Washington Redskins, but even finding a local audience as well.

A couple of weeks ago, Belding Area Schools announced they would become the Black Knights after a conversation with students, parents and others in the community...

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Townsquare Media
Townsquare Media
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Three Barfly Ventures Restaurants to Close Early Thursday to Remember 7-Year-Old Girl

Three Barfly Ventures restaurants - Stella's Lounge, HopCat, and Grand Rapids Brewing Company - all announced via Facebook that they will close at 3 p.m. on Thursday so that staff may attend the memorial of a 7-year-old girl.

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