Judge dismisses lawsuit over sledding death

February 9, 2016
| By AP
A judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed against a park commission and its officials by the family of an 11-year-old boy who died in a sledding accident. Read More

County reaches settlement in excessive force suit

February 9, 2016
| By AP
A man who said he was severely beaten while in jail has agreed to a settlement in a lawsuit against a county. Read More

Ferry lands historic status

January 22, 2016
| By AP
A coal-fired passenger ferry that carries people and cars across Lake Michigan between Wisconsin and Michigan is getting a National Historic Landmark designation. Read More

Meijer Gardens reports best-ever year

January 11, 2016
| By AP
Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park is reporting that 2015 was a great year. Read More

Credit union executive gets jail time

January 5, 2016
| By AP
A woman who stole nearly $2 million while advancing from teller to chief executive at a western Michigan credit union has been sentenced to federal prison. Read More

And a child shall lead them

December 25, 2015
| By AP
A 5-year-old boy with leukemia and his family have organized a toy drive that led to a busload of gifts arriving at Spectrum Health's Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital in Grand Rapids. Read More

Secchia gives boost to park system

December 24, 2015
| By AP
A park system in western Michigan is getting a boost for improvements and expansion efforts. Read More

Snyder approves tax breaks to entice data center to Michigan

December 23, 2015
| By AP
LANSING — Gov. Rick Snyder has signed into law tax breaks designed to ensure that a data center developer expands into western Michigan. Read More

Grand Rapids receives shipment of police body cameras

December 18, 2015
| By AP
The Grand Rapids Police Department has received a shipment of body cameras for its officers. Read More

Ex-township worker pleads guilty to embezzlement

December 7, 2015
| By AP
A former employee has pleaded guilty to embezzling funds from a township in the region. Read More