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Teen injured in crash was trying to fishtail truck


HOWARD CITY, Mich. (WZZM) -- Montcalm County Sheriff's deputies say a teen girl was trying to get her pickup truck to fishtail on a dirt road when it overturned.

The crash happened Friday night on Washburn Street, just east of Sycamore Street.

Deputies say the 16-year-old Howard City girl lost control and her 1999 Dodge Ram 2500 pickup truck ran off the north edge of the roadway. After getting the vehicle back on the road, the truck rolled more than once.

She was taken to Spectrum Butterworth in Grand Rapids with critical injuries. Two passengers, also teen girls, were taken to the hospital by private vehicle and treated and released.

My Town Belding: Citywide garage sale starts Sept. 19

My Town Belding: Citywide garage sale starts Sept. 19

BELDING, Mich.—Bargain hunters beware- a citywide garage sale is happening in Belding this weekend.

The event will take place Friday, Sept. 19 and Saturday, Sept. 20 on 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.  The city will provide maps for free to interested sellers. 

Each map includes the location of registered garage sale sites, as well as some of the items at each sale.

WMU-Cooley Professor & Retired Brigadier Gen. McDaniel Participates in W. Mich. Day of Remembrance

WMU-Cooley Professor & Retired Brigadier Gen. McDaniel Participates in W. Mich. Day of Remembrance

 

WMU-COOLEY LAW SCHOOL PROFESSOR AND RETIRED BRIGADIER GENERAL MICHAEL C.H. McDANIEL

PARTICIPATES IN WEST MICHIGAN DAY OF REMEMBRANCE

 

 

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – To honor all those who sacrificed their lives during the terrorist events of September 11, 2001, the Gerald R. Ford Council of the Boy Scouts of America and the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation and Museum hosted the 13th annual Day of Remembrance and Scout Salute from sunrise to sunset on September 11, 2014. WMU-Cooley Law School Professor and retired Brigadier General Michael C.H.

Schools with Unique and Flexible Learning Models Host Information Sessions

The new school year has arrived and some families may still be undecided on the best education option for their child.

One dead in early morning stabbing


SPENCER TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WZZM) -- The Kent County Sheriff Department is investigating a home invasion and homicide that left one man dead and another person hurt. It happened early Monday morning at a home in the 12,000 block of Pinewood NE.

Deputies say three armed, masked males entered the home around 1 a.m. The victim, 34-year-old Brent Luttrell, exited the home and was confronted by at least one of the suspects outside.

Luttrell was forced into a red vehicle with a loud muffler, driven by a fourth person, and dropped off in the area of Lincoln Lake Avenue and Pinewood. He was found with multiple gunshot and stab wounds and died a local hospital.

Luttrell's girlfriend, cousin, cousin's girlfriend, and a child also live in the house. Luttrell's cousin received facial injuries and was treated and released from the hospital.

My Town: Meijer to hire thousands ahead of holidays

My Town: Meijer to hire thousands ahead of holidays

 

WALKER, Mich.—  A Walker-based retail store is hiring thousands more workers ahead of the holiday season.

Meijer recently announced it plans to hire more than 10,000 additional employees for stores in five states. Nearly half of the new hires, approximately 4,800 people, will happen in Michigan. The additional employees are needed to cover duties newly opened stores, as well as the upcoming busy holiday shopping season.  Meijer opened or is opening nine new stores in 2014; the retailer plans to open additional locations in 2015.

The openings will be for a variety of positions, from cashiers to meat cutting.  The majority of positions will be part time and seasonal.  Interested candidates can apply online on Meijer’s website

Meijer currently operates 213 supercenters and grocery stores throughout Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois and Kentucky.

My Town Belding: Registration deadline nears for citywide garage sale

My Town Belding: Registration deadline nears for citywide garage sale

BELDING, Mich.—Bargain hunters beware- a citywide garage sale is coming to Belding.

The event will take place Friday, Sept. 19 and Saturday, Sept. 20 on 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on .

City officials are putting together maps of each registered garage sale location; each registered seller must pay $5 to appear on the map. The registration fee also covers advertising and a brief description of each garage sale.

The deadline for registration is 4 p.m. Sept. 15.  For a registration form, visit City Hall.