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Tuesday | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

Muskegon River Flooding Breaks a Record

There are two official points where the U.S. Geological Survey and National Weather Service take measurements on the Muskegon River in West Michigan.

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Related Topix: US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Weather, Evart, MI, Reed City, MI, Osceola County, MI

Tuesday | UpNorthLive.com

Crews work to restore power to thousands

More than 135,000 customers have been affected since the beginning of the storm Saturday evening.

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Related Topix: Weather, Mecosta, MI, Newaygo, MI

Mon Apr 14, 2014

WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

Rising River Levels Prompt Evacuations in Newaygo Co.

Newaygo County Emergency Services Director Abby Watkins said they are predicting river levels to rise above 13 feet in some areas.

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Related Topix: Newaygo, MI

WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

Newaygo County Details Action Plan for Flood Evacuees

Abby Watkins with Newaygo County Emergency Services told WOOD Radio it isn't a simple question to answer when those forced out ask, "When can we go back?" She said they'll "make sure that the river goes back below flood stage.

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Related Topix: White Cloud, MI

MLive.com

Residents, officials react to extensive flooding in Newaygo County

Residents along the Muskegon River said they are concerned about the rising water level, but added that they are quite accustomed to high water levels.

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Related Topix: Grant, MI, Natural Disasters, Flood

WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

Red Cross Opening Flood Shelter in Newaygo Co.

The Red Cross of West Michigan is opening a Newaygo County shelter for those who have been affected by flooding.

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Related Topix: Newaygo, MI

MLive.com

Newaygo County residents on Muskegon River told to evacuate, flooding second highest on record

Those living along the Muskegon River in Newaygo Court are urged to evacuate with the river at its second-highest level - higher than last year when flooding caused $6 million in damage.

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Related Topix: Newaygo, MI, Weather

Sat Apr 12, 2014

MLive.com

Severe storms that produced 80 mph winds and hail covering ground heading through Mid-Michigan

A small but potent line of severe storms is moving east out of the Grand Rapids area, and heading through Gratiot County.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Gratiot County, MI, Saginaw County, MI, Genesee County, MI, Alma, MI

WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

Live Blog: Strong Storms Move Through West Michigan

From Muskegon "This is the damage over by my house. Are trampoline is completely bent and the tree is over our road" Time 405pm Event: Clearly defined Shelf cloud and roll cloud over Muskegon Lake today Wind gust measured at 67.1 at 448 pm this photo taken around 405pm Location High street and Lakeshore Dr. City of Muskegon looking north from south ... (more)

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Related Topix: Michigan, Muskegon, MI, Grant, MI, Weather

MLive.com

Flood warning issued for some rivers in West Michigan

The Rogue River in Kent County and Muskegon River in Newaygo and Osceola counties are among a handful of rivers in West Michigan now under a flood warning.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Kent County, MI, Osceola County, MI, Weather, Rockford, MI

Tue Apr 01, 2014

WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

Newaygo County Rescue Dogs Looking For Forever Homes

Lake Haven Director Cheryl McCloud said that the dogs were surrendered last week by a breeder in Montcalm County.

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Related Topix: Newaygo, MI, Montcalm County, MI

Mon Mar 31, 2014

MLive.com

MDOT to host public meeting on M-82 and railroad crossing construction project in Fremont

The Michigan Department of Transportation will host a public meeting Monday, March 31 to field questions and receive feedback on the planned M-82 construction and the Mid-Michigan Railroad crossing project in Newaygo County.

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Related Topix: Fremont, MI

Fri Mar 28, 2014

MLive.com

No change of venue for former Kent County Commissioner Gary Rolls in alleged child sex case

The trial for the former Kent County commissioner accused of sexually abusing a child will stay right in the county where the accused was elected.

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Related Topix: Kent County, MI, Newaygo, MI, Ionia County, MI

Tue Mar 18, 2014

MLive.com

Ready or not, here it comes: Emergency services plan for Muskegon River flooding

Emergency services officials and relief workers gathered around a map Tuesday to plan for flooding of Muskegon River predicted to occur in weeks.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, Weather, Muskegon County, MI

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