We are celebrating our 1 year anniversary in exactly 30 days, and to show our appreciation, we are holding our second and biggest Dick's Sporting Goods gift card contest to date. Just LIKE and SHARE the Facebook contest update to automatically be entered at a chance for a FREE $365 gift card to Dick's Sporting Goods.   ***Make sure you like our Facebook page to keep up to date for winners and fu…Read More

  2. Employment opportunities for Patrol, Parks and Marine Patrol Deputy, Cadet, Clinic Assistant and more!

    https://agency.governmentjobs.com/kentcountymi/default.cfm You can apply online by visiting the link above and then on the job title you are interested with the “Apply” link.  If this is the first time you are applying using our online job application, you will need to create an account and select a Username and Password. After your account has been established, you can …Read More

  3. 5 – 50 Year Sentence for Robbery, Home Invasion, and Murder.

    The mastermind behind a botched Sept. 2014 robbery in northern Kent County that left the homeowner dead apologized to the victim's family Tuesday, saying he never thought it would turn out so badly. "Never in a million years did I think the people involved were capable,'' 23-year-old Zachary Wayne Bennett told the family of Brent Luttrell, who packed the courtroom for Tuesday's sentencing. "My lif…Read More

  4. Grand Rapids School Bus Falls into Sinkhole

    Part of a school bus fell into a sinkhole Wednesday morning in Grand Rapids. Police tell WZZM 13 a water main break caused the road to collapse around 7 a.m. near E. Fulton & Lakeside Dr. SE. Only three kids were on the Kent ISD bus at the time of the accident. No one was hurt. Lakeside will remain closed while crews repair the road.…Read More

  5. ATF Arrest Driver Caught with Molotov Cocktails.

    GRAND RAPIDS, MI An Ionia County driver arrested after police found Molotov cocktails in his vehicle now faces a federal charge. Kevin Fenton walked into the Kent County Courthouse Monday afternoon intent on entering a plea to local charges of manufacturing and possessing Molotov cocktails, attorney Seymour Schwartz said. Instead, he was instead taken into custody by agents from the Bureau of Alco…Read More

  6. 2 Men Wearing Ski Masks Rob Grand Rapids Gas Station

    GRAND RAPIDS, MI Two men who robbed a gas station on the city's Southeast Side still are on the run, police say. The suspects held up the Mobil gas station at Burton Street and Breton Road SE just after 11:30 a.m. Saturday, according a Grand Rapids police sergeant. They fled the scene on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash. Both of the men were wearing a dark colored hoodie and ski masks. An…Read More

  7. Hundreds Evacuated from Downtown GR Hotel

    GRAND RAPIDS, MI Hundreds of people were evacuated from a downtown high-rise on New Year's morning because of the possibility of a fire. It happened just after 3 a.m. at Plaza Towers, which houses apartments and condominiums and is attached to the Courtyard by Marriott. Mia Dubois said she and her friends were visiting from metro Detroit. "The worst part was after such a fun night of dinner an…Read More

  8. Hot Spots for New Years Eve in Grand Rapids

    GRAND RAPIDS, MI Will you be ringing in the new year or will you be watching the Michigan State game? There are over 126 different options for New Year's Eve. Josh Depenbrok of GRNow.com complied the list of New Year's Eve Events. Subway HOT New Year's Eve "Some big ones of course is the ball drop at the Hot New Years eve party," explains Depenbrok. The concert ball drop event is moving to Grandv…Read More