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  • GRHV & DMVA Welcome Governor Whitmer - February 23, 2019 at 12:00 pm

    The Grand Rapids Home for Veterans (GRHV) welcomed Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist on Jan. 26. Both toured the home, thanked veteran members for their service and met with staff. Also present was Maj. Gen. Paul Rogers, the new Adjutant General and DMVA (Department of Military & Veterans Affairs) Director. Before visiting GRHV, the governor met with soldiers, airmen and DMVA leaders on the vision and concerns Read more…

  • 30 Officers Graduate from T.E.A.M. School Liaison Program - February 23, 2019 at 9:00 am

    Michigan students will soon benefit from the addition of dozens of police officers recently trained in the Teaching, Educating, and Mentoring (T.E.A.M.) School Liaison Program. The Michigan State Police (MSP) hosted the four-day training, which concluded Thursday, Feb. 14th.T.E.A.M. is a school-based, law-related curriculum that is taught to grades K-12 by T.E.A.M.-trained police officers with the goal of uniting educators, students and law enforcement officers to better equip children to Read more…

  • Elk hunting season wrap-up and population survey results - February 23, 2019 at 5:00 am

    The 2018 elk hunting season stats are in, and the 2019 winter elk survey just wrapped up, providing a clear picture of where Michigan’s elk population currently stands.Hunt period 1, which targets elk outside of their traditional range, was 12 days long. From Aug. 28-31, Sept. 14-17 and Sept. 28-Oct. 1, 99 state hunters harvested 68 elk (28 bulls and 40 antlerless elk.) In addition, all three Pure Michigan Hunt Read more…

  • National Weather Service: High Winds Expected Sunday - February 23, 2019 at 3:00 am

    The national weather service is warning residents that high winds on Sunday will bring the risk for power outages, which could be widespread or lengthy. (see previous post or weather.gov/grandrapids). For useful information from the Michigan State Police on how to prepare, and what to do during and after a power outage go to michigan.gov/msp then hover over the Divisions tab and scroll down to “EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT & HOMELAND SECURITY” Read more…

  • Saturday Weather - February 23, 2019 at 12:00 am

    A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 45.


News From Around The World

  • What automakers aren’t telling you about electric vehicles

    Jaguar Land Rover(NEW YORK) — Will 2019 become the year of the electric car? At next month’s auto show in Geneva, electric cars and concepts from Aston Martin’s Lagonda marque, Nissan, Audi, Mercedes, Honda and Kia will take center stage. They’ll join a growing list of cutting-edge electronic vehicles, or EVs, entering the increasingly crowded segment this year. The technology and design of these zero-emission vehicles has improved dramatically in Read more…

  • Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax calls GOP invite to sexual assault accusers ‘political theater’

    Drew Angerer/Getty Images(RICHMOND, Virginia) — Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax dismissed Republican calls for his sexual assault accusers to testify before the state House of Representatives, calling it “political theater.” Fairfax has been accused of sexual assault in the past month by two women, both in the early 2000s, one while he was a college student at Duke University in 2000 and another at the 2004 Democratic National Convention. “This Read more…