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Michigan State Police fire investigators found what started the first fire at the roofing business, 2621 S. Getty St., was indeterminable due to being unable to eliminate accidental smoking as the cause, said Interim Muskegon Heights Fire Department Ch… Continue reading
Weatherspoon, who was appointed April 24 by Gov. Rick Snyder to be Muskegon Heights Public Schools’ emergency manager, was reappointed as emergency financial manager under Public Act 72 today. The appointment was made by Snyder.
‘He did it:’ Tears greet the end of lung transplant recipient’s 214-mile trek from Port Huron to Muskegon
All Kyle Bailey wanted to see at the end of his 214-mile trek across Michigan was the beach.
Kyle Bailey is wrapping up his 214-mile trek from the east coast of Michigan to the west coast in Muskegon tonight.
Kyle Bailey now is fewer than 20 miles outside of Muskegon as he continues his trek from the east coast of Michigan to the west.
The cargo container volleyball court that is under construction at Pere Marquette beach is a surprise for a Grand Rapids high school student, said event promoter Rob Bliss, whose company, Status Creative, has helped bring the controversial structure to… Continue reading
Over and over the volunteers recruited by the Muskegon Heights Alumni Association told parents that they had to enroll their children in the charter school district.
Muskegon Heights Interim Fire Chief Christopher Dean said fire was rolling out of two windows and a door at the front of the cement-block building when fire units arrived.
For the second time in as many days, firefighters are battling a blaze at Pioneer Homecrafters, 2621 S. Getty St.
Douglas Richard Fitzgibbon wore a T-shirt with the slogans “RISE ABOVE HATE/HUSTLE LOYALTY RESPECT” as he was arraigned on charges of imprisoning and brutally assaulting a young woman with the intent to murder her.
“I’m just in shock. I can’t believe I made it. I can’t believe he didn’t kill me. I keep thinking about that moment he was going to strangle me that first time. I can’t explain it,” she said.
Construction crews are putting 16 cargo containers on the Muskegon beach to create a “stage” for a Rob Bliss event planned for Tuesday, county tourism officials said.
The legislation permits school districts to tap into a state emergency loan fund that previously was reserved for municipalities.
Jenn Gibbons boarded her boat this morning in Muskegon, returning to the water less than two weeks after she was sexually assaulted while attempting to row the entire perimeter of Lake Michigan for charity.
A $4 million gift from an out-of-town physician with deep family ties to Muskegon created Fund 2012, in part to support the water resources of Muskegon Lake.
Though it’s most dangerous to infants, adults can also get it and spread it to children. The bacteria are found in all climates and among all ethnic groups.
The Muskegon County Prosecutor’s Office has decided, after a lengthy and extensive police investigation, not to charge long-suspended Reeths-Puffer High School teacher Geoff Marshall with criminal sexual conduct.
Muskegon — A West Michigan girl whose face was mauled by a pet raccoon in 2002 when she was 3 months old is scheduled to get a series of reconstructive facial surgeries starting next month, her family said. Continue reading
Why don’t Muskegon County residents eat healthy foods, and what would it take for them to change?
With the exhaust over Muskegon finally lifted, organizers estimate attendance of least 100,000 people during Bike Time’s four-day span.
That’s the rallying cry of a Muskegon-area man who is seeking approval from the Michigan Natural Resources Commission to allow his group to stock perch in Lake Michigan and its connecting waters and trumpeting a message that a vibrant native-fish popul… Continue reading
Buses carrying Flint residents to Supreme Court for Public Act 4 ballot issue; ‘It’s a huge day for Michigan,’ pastor says
“Certainly our visible presence will speak volumes,” Holmes said of the busloads of protesters who are expected to come from not only Flint, but also Benton Harbor, Ann Arbor, Detroit, Muskegon and Pontiac.
Muskegon Police tell the Grand Haven Tribune that 24-year-old Dwayne Watkins turned himself into detectives and remains lodged in the Muskegon County Jail on a charge of leaving the scene of a … Continue reading
Police said once the woman helped push the man’s vehicle to the side of the road, the 35-year-old man grabbed her by the throat and then stabbed her with a knife in the arm.
Labor contracts call for employees to be reimbursed for some of their unused sick and vacation days but not necessarily all of them, Weatherspoon said.
The firefighters extinguished the explosive and then found the office-area of the building was also on fire. The 3,500 square foot building sustained about $25,000 in damage, Dean said.
The Lansing Board of Water & Light will begin work today to replace a water main on Muskegon Avenue, between Comfort Street and Robertson Avenue on the city’s southwest side, according to a new release from the city’s Public Service Department. Continue reading
Representatives of Mosaica Education, the Atlanta, Ga.-based company that was approved last week by the board to operate the K-12 school system, are expected to join Emergency Manager Donald Weatherspoon and board members for the community forum.
Michigan downtown developers hear of the history, struggles and triumphs of downtown Muskegon redevelopment
Downtown Muskegon’s unique history was shown off Friday to Michigan downtown development professionals.
He remained in critical condition at Mercy Health Partners Hackley Hospital in Muskegon on Thursday night.