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Holland High School Students Conducting Full Day Criminal Mock Trial

Holland High School AP Government students will conduct a full day criminal mock trial on Thursday at the Ottawa County 58th District Court.

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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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Federal State Of Emergency Declared In Flint, Michigan Over Contaminated Water Supply
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Gov. Snyder Is Breaking A Long Held Tulip Time Festival Tradition

Governor Rick Snyder's office confirmed that he will be the keynote speaker at the Tulip Time Festival  luncheon this week, but he won't be following tradition and sweeping the streets after the Volksparade...

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Holland Ranked No. 1 Small City in U.S. to Start a Business

Known for it's gorgeous beaches along Lake Michigan and Lake Macatawa and the Tulip Time Festival, Holland is now being recognized for another reason!

Out of 1,268 small cities across America, Holland has been named the best in which to start a small business by Wallethub, Wood TV 8 reports. 

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The Best Jokes From LaughFest Kids Joke Time in Grand Rapids

Hilarious, brave kids took the stage at Grand Rapids Public Library last night for LaughFest's second of three Kids Joke Night events.

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Photo Courtesy Natalie Vander Ark
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‘Explicit’ Version of Holland Man’s Honest ‘Sarcastic A-Hole’ Obituary is Even More Awesome

Earlier we shared with you the obituary of 24-year-old Holland man, Dennis Saycocie. Dennis passed away February 21 after a two year battle with Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma.

It's such a sad, hard thing... but his friends and his girlfriend Natalie wanted honor him in an honest way that would have made Dennis laugh, and would abide with his sarcastic personality: They wrote him a badass obituary.

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West Michigan Man’s Honest ‘Sarcastic Jerk’ Obituary is Pretty Great

I'm sure we've all been to a funeral where all anyone did was say wonderful, nice things about the deceased and you were secretly thinking, "Well... he could be kind of a tool sometimes..." Well, we all can!

An obituary for a Holland man who recently passed away is refreshingly honest in this way and will make you chuckle. 

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Holland Double Homicide Suspect Dead [Video]

The man suspected of shooting and killing two people in Holland Monday evening is dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, WZZM 13 reports.

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Police Search for Shooter After Two Killed in Holland Monday Evening

Two people were shot and killed in Holland Monday evening, Wood TV8 reports.

Police are searching for the  person responsible.

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West Michigan Beach Towns Ranked Best in the State by Thrillist

Growing up in South Haven, I'm a little bit biased - of course it's the best beach town in Michigan!

According to Thrillist, though, it's No. 8, while Grand Haven comes in at No. 1.

I can totally see how it would difficult to choose though! With so many glorious beaches totalling 3,000 miles of Great Lakes shoreline, there are tons of amazing beach towns in Michigan! According to Thrillist, the top beach towns are right here in West Michigan!

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Big Lake Brewing’s Overtime IPA

Big Lake Brewing
Address: 977 Butternut Avenue, Suite #4, Holland, Michigan 49424
Website: http://biglakebrewing.com/
Telephone: (616) 796-8888
Hours: Monday-Thursday, 5 p...

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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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