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Muskegon’s Festival of Trees Begins November 17

The Muskegon Museum of Art's 12th annual Festival of Trees opens Thursday, November 17th and runs through Sunday, November 27th.

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Are You Ready To Try The Haunted Car Wash?

I like this idea, it’s real multitasking...  a haunted car wash has opened in Muskegon.  Think about it, you get your scare on while washing the car -and you help charity; win-win-win...

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Muskegon Schools on Lockdown Monday After Creepy Clown Threats Online [Video]

Muskegon High School and Middle School were both on a "soft lockdown" Monday following threats from a person posing as a creepy clown on social media, WZZM-13 reports. 

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Muskegon Police Search for Shooting Suspect, Neighbors Told to Shelter in Place [Video]

There is a large police presence in a Muskegon neighborhood on Sunday as police search for a shooting suspect.

Wood TV 8 reports that neighbors are asked to shelter in place, and the public should avoid the 800 and 900 blocks of West Southern Avenue. 

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Muskegon Postal Worker Sentenced to Prison for Mail Theft, Taking Veteran’s Prescription Drugs

Samantha Gentz, a postal worker in Muskegon, has been sentenced to two months in prison and 18 months probation for stealing a military veteran's prescription drugs and other packages along her route.

WZZM-13 reports that the victim, veteran Laurel Hill, spoke in federal court Wednesday before Goetz was sentenced. 

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Musketawa Trail: Gold Spike Trail Tour III [Photos]

Last weekend, the Friends of the Musketawa Trail hosted the Gold Spike Trail Tour. The biennial event covered the entire Musketawa Trail, running from Marne to Muskegon, and connected with the Fred Meijer Pioneer Trail in Grand Rapids to the east.

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Muskegon County Teen Escapes Minivan Abduction Attempt

Police are investigating an abduction attempt that occurred north of Muskegon Saturday morning.

Fox 17 reports that a 16 year-old-girl was walking home around 9:15a.m. on West River Road near Green Creek Road when she became lost.

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Muskegon and Ionia Counties Among the Most Obese in Michigan

County Health Rankings annual report is out. This week, we are examining the results to see what they teach us about West Michigan.

The report says Muskegon and Ionia counties are among the most obese in Michigan.

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Widespread Bribery Scandal Exposed In Wal-Mart Of Mexico's Practices
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Muskegon Couple Arrested for Silly String Fight in Walmart

Silly String fights are fun and all... but I wouldn't say worth getting arrested over.

Fox 17 reports that Derek Gomez, 24, and Samantha Christiansen, 26, of Muskegon, were arrested after getting into a Silly String fight in a Mason County Walmart.

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Whitehall Man Injured In Vicious Attack Using a Fish! [Video]

Sunday morning, about 1:45am, a Whitehall man was allegedly attacked by his girlfriend with a fish! All he was doing, according to his story, was drunkenly sketching a fish he had in his home, when his girlfriend grabbed the fish and attacked him with it.

Sounds totally believable...when I drink, all I want to do is sketch fish, too.

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Deer Tears Through House in North Muskegon [Video]

A confused deer accidentally broke into a house in North Muskegon last week.

Fox 17 reports a woman came to the North Muskegon Fire Department around 9a.m. Thursday to report a deer in the upstairs bedroom of her home.

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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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