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  1. Class D girls district final leading in Muskegon's MLive Game of the Week votingRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | MLive.com

    MUSKEGON, MI The small schools are leading the way in Muskegon's latest MLive.com Game of the Week basketball poll. The Class D girls district title game at Fruitport Calvary Christian is the leading vote getter as of Monday morning.

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  2. Muskegon top headlines: Muskegon Heights fatal fire, tribal casino...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | MLive.com

    ... Dean said that a structure fire in the 2900 block of Sixth Street was reported by a neighbor just after 7 a.m. FRUITPORT TOWNSHIP, MI - The fast-growing suburb with the county's biggest mall is ready for the county's only casino, leaders at the ...

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  3. Today's top headlines include tribal casino plans, fatal fire and dancing with the local starsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | MLive.com

    Firefighters and police responded to a fatal fire at a rental home in the 2900 block of Sixth Street in Muskegon Heights shortly after 7 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 28. Tribal casino wouldn't disrupt neighbors in Muskegon County's Fruitport Township, officials say FRUITPORT TOWNSHIP, MI - The fast-growing suburb with the county's biggest mall is ready for the county's only casino, leaders at the tribe and township say. The Little River Band of Ottawa Indians proposes to build a $180 million casino, hotel and retail development on Ellis Road, not far from the Lakes Mall.

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  4. Tribal casino wouldn't disrupt neighbors in Muskegon County's Fruitport Township, officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | MLive.com

    The fast-growing suburb with the county's biggest mall is ready for the county's only casino, leaders at the tribe and township say.

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  5. Tribal casino wouldn't disrupt neighbors in Muskegon...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | MLive.com

    ... a good mix of people. We're talking accountants and attorneys," he said. "I think we'd be very good neighbors." Fruitport Township Supervisor Brian Werschem thinks the casino will fit into that community nicely, just off the highway and near the ...

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  6. Getting to know ... Chris BoychukRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Grand Haven Tribune

    ... getting to the regional finals. Even though we didn't win, it was a cool experience. Biggest area rival and why: Fruitport and Grand Haven. Fruitport because both schools are so close to each other, and we always have that tension for some reason ...

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  7. GED testing centers work through tough changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Grand Haven Tribune

    ... also now measures high school graduation equivalency, and it's aligned to college- and career-readiness standards. Fruitport Adult Education Director Brenda Baker said the online testing is less time-consuming, and students can receive faster ...

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  8. Hero dogsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Grand Haven Tribune

    The Noah Project no-kill animal shelter in Fruitport Township will host a "Hero Dogs" celebration and fundraiser from 6-9:30 tonight at Seven Steps Up, 116 S. Jackson St. in Spring Lake. "We are going to be celebrating dogs and the things that they do - the heroic things, the amazing things," said Jack Clark, president of the Noah Project, 5205 Airline Road.

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  9. It's an all-girls lineup for Muskegon's Game of the Week pollRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | MLive.com

    ... an all-girls lineup. The lineup is Class A at Mona Shores, Class B at Oakridge, Class C at Shelby and Class D at Fruitport Calvary Christian. Vote for the site and our plan is to cover the district final of the poll winner on Friday, March 6. The ...

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  10. Plans move ahead for casino at former horse racing trackRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | The Navajo Times

    ... tribe is proposing a casino, restaurants and a 220-room hotel at the former Great Lakes Downs in Muskegon County's Fruitport Township, 30 miles northwest of Grand Rapids. Plans call for a project designed to jumpstart the local economy and boost ...

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  11. Tribe moves on casino plans at former horse racing track in Muskegon CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Crain's Detroit Business

    ... tribe is proposing a casino, restaurants and a 220-room hotel at the former Great Lakes Downs in Muskegon County's Fruitport Township, 30 miles northwest of Grand Rapids. Plans call for a project designed to jumpstart the local economy and boost ...

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  12. Fruitport's Ken Erny joins soccer coaches Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Grand Haven Tribune

    Ken Erny learned soccer as a youngster growing up in the Philadelphia area from a German immigrant who came to the United States to teach the world's most popular game to American kids. Erny brought his love of the sport with him to West Michigan, first bringing soccer to Fruitport Faith Christian in 1980 before staring the program at Fruitport High School in 1990.

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  13. Bible camper evicted from Hudsonville schools during school hoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Grand Haven Tribune

    ... to three of those buildings were already happening after school. In December 2014, Kahle led an effort in the Fruitport school district to remove a faith-based organization, whose founder was not happy. "These are small school districts here, so ...

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  14. Tribe moves forward with casino plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | UpNorthLive.com

    The casino is planned for Fruitport Township - that's in Muskegon County - on land owned by the Little River Band of Ottawa Indians based in Manistee. In 2008, the band bought more than 200 acres near the intersection of i-96 and us-31 in Muskegon County's Fruitport Township - site of the former Great Lakes Downs race track.

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  15. Photo gallery: Fruitport house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Grand Haven Tribune

    Musician Fred Ploughman salvaged valuable guitars when his rental house in Fruitport caught on fire. Firefighters from three departments responded to the scene.

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  16. Loads of tires found inside burning Fruitport Township home; firefighters unable to gain entryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | MLive.com

    A Fruitport Township rental home, significantly damaged by fire Thursday, Feb. 26 , was apparently full of tires, prohibiting firefighters from immediately entering. A cause wasn't immediately known and no one was reported injured in the fire reported shortly after 1 p.m. Thursday in the 6500 block of Airline Road, across from "Smiley" the water tower.

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  17. Rental home in Fruitport Township burns quickly in frigid wind as firefighters battle blazeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | MLive.com

    A small rental house behind a Fruitport Township strip mall burned quickly around 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 26. Firefighters battled thick black smoke that blew over them and their equipment as the wind picked up in front of the home in the 6500 block of Airline Road. It wasn't clear immediately how the fire started.

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  18. 11 percent of Muskegon County's registered voters turned out for election - roughly half absenteeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | MLive.com

    ... polls. There were other hot spots: North Muskegon had a turnout of nearly 17 percent. An individual precinct in Fruitport Township had 26 percent turnout. Stephen Kloosterman covers local government, employment and the outdoors for MLive Muskegon ...

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  19. Casino Planned at Former Michigan RacetrackRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | Blood Horse

    ... is proposing a casino, restaurants, and a 220-room hotel at the former Great Lakes Downs in Muskegon County's Fruitport Township, 30 miles northwest of Grand Rapids. Plans call for a project designed to jumpstart the local economy and boost tribal ...

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  20. Casino Plans Move Forward at Former Horse Racing TrackRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | WILX-TV Lansing

    ... tribe is proposing a casino, restaurants and a 220-room hotel at the former Great Lakes Downs in Muskegon County's Fruitport Township, 30 miles northwest of Grand Rapids. Plans call for a project designed to jumpstart the local economy and boost ...

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