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Muskegon-area residents honored by local American Red Cross for outstanding efforts
Julie Balgooyen, of Cloverville, was honored earlier this month with the Red Cross' highest award.
Sat May 18, 2013
Animal Control: Four things we learned about pit bulls, pet care and Muskegon's animal welfare system
A series on animal control issues in Muskegon County shed some light on larger issues involving animal abuse and abandonment, but also dispelled some myths about pit bulls - a breed that has populated quickly in the urban areas of the county.
Fri May 17, 2013
Editorial: The key to fixing animal control issues is pet owner responsibility
After two years, the system appears to be working, except for one thing -- personal responsibility by pet owners is missing from the equation.
Deputy chief: Egelston man faces fine, hefty bill for allegedly causing large brush fire
A bulldozer from the Department of Natural Resources travels through the trees Thursday, May 16 during a woods fire in Egelston Township.
Man shot behind Muskegon Area Transit System building in Muskegon Heights
A man was shot behind the Muskegon Area Transit System building late Thursday evening and driven to a local emergency room, officials said.
Muskegon County close to setting new location for Child Haven shelter
The Muskegon County's top administrator says officials are just a few weeks away from finding a new place to locate the Child Haven shelter.
Nine sentences in Muskegon County Circuit Court by Chief Judge William C. Marietti
Katelyn Anne Szotko, 25, of Spring Lake, 105 days Muskegon County Jail for violating probation on 2011 convictions of controlled substance possession less than 25 grams and resisting/obstructing police, $359.20 fees/costs. In a separate case, five months jail, probation extended one year, $277.60 fees/costs for violating probation on 2011 ... (more)
Thu May 16, 2013
Muskegon County Jail plans change to eliminate tunnel under Pine Avenue
The tunnel is no longer needed, as the Jail and Juvenile Transition Center Advisory Committee voted Thursday, May 16, to build the expanded facility in a parking lot on the same property as the current jail and Michael E. Kobza Hall of Justice.
Person pronounced dead after accident at rural Montague-area intersection
The accident was reported around 2:45 p.m. Thursday afternoon at Whitbeck and Fruitvale roads.
Muskegon County's 'Girls on the Run' to take over downtown for self-esteem, fitness initiative
Participants prepare to cross the finish line after the 2012 Girls on the Run Celebration 5k Saturday morning at Heritage Landing in Muskegon.
Live chat: Pound Buddies Director Connie Karry and Muskegon County...
Live chat: Pound Buddies Director Connie Karry and Muskegon County Sheriff Dean Roesler are here now to take your questions on animal issues MUSKEGON COUNTY, MI -- Joining us here today are Pound Buddies Director Connie Karry and Muskegon County Sheriff Dean Roesler to discuss some of the pressing animal welfare issues in the Muskegon area.
Family psycho-education workshop to make public debut by Muskegon County agency
Community Mental Health Services of Muskegon County will host a free workshop discussing an approach called Family Psycho-Education. The agency, which has one of the largest FPE programs in the state, currently facilitates five FPE groups that meet twice a month throughout the year.
Muskegon Heights students moving toward year-round school with shorter summer
Students at Muskegon Heights will have a shortened summer this year as the school district moves to a "balanced schedule." MUSKEGON HEIGHTS, MI - After hinting it was coming, Muskegon Heights school officials have announced that students will attend school practically year-round next year, starting on Aug.
Wed May 15, 2013
Muskegon County Road Commission report: paving, road closures and culvert repairs
The view on Thursday, January 31, 2013 of the washed out Hancock Road in Muskegon CountyA AAA AAA s White River Township between Chase and Indian Bay roads near Montague.
Mona Shores High School student to receive free car as part of responsible driving program
Some lucky Mona Shores High School student will win a free 2007 Ford Fusion on May 17 as part of a responsible driving program.
Muskegon County's Senior Resources of West Michigan solicits public input on elder care, services
Far left to right, Josephine House, Miashell Finch, and Doris Greenberry work to prepare meals for Meals on Wheels.
GVSU energy center to use state grant to study solar energy installations in the Muskegon area
Grand Valley State University's alternative energy center will circle back to some 75 low-income residents in Muskegon and Oceana counties to see how solar energy has worked for them.
Police: Muskegon woman beaten, bit and held at knifepoint by boyfriend; offender arraigned
A Muskegon ex-convict could end up back in prison if convicted of severely beating his girlfriend, biting her thigh, holding a butcher knife to her throat and tearing apart her cellphone so she couldn't call for help, police said.
Chief Judge William C. Marietti sentences nine in Muskegon County Circuit Court
Adam Wayne Nelson, 38, of Ludington, 212 days Muskegon County Jail , $477.60 fees/costs for violating probation on 2011 conviction of attempted obtaining controlled substance by fraud-double penalty.