State Rep. Roy Schmidt of Grand Rapids has switched parties to run as a Republican after originally filing to run for re-election as a Democrat.
His move angered Democrats because Schmidt waited until just before Tuesday's 4 p.m. filing deadline to announce his switch.
A Holland woman walking along a road in Muskegon County's Blue Lake Township on Sunday night was hit by a car and killed.
Two of her three kids were airlifted to the hospital after also being hit by the car.
The fifth-grade students in Kirby Chittenden's class at Lake Hills Elementary School will present six campus performances of their class play beginning this morning.
The 25 students will also present a public performance of "Time Journey 3: Once Upon a Time' at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Approximately 40 boys and girls ages 9 to 14 year old from Grand Haven, Spring Lake, West Olive, Muskegon, Fruitport and Nunica will compete at Lakeshore Middle in the Grand Haven running of the Hershey's Track & Field Games on Thursday.
Voters in Grand Haven Township will be deciding on a fire equipment millage this summer.
The Township Board on Monday unanimously approved language for a one-year, 0.59-mill property tax to pay for fire apparatus - a 0.03-mill dip from the original one-year option of 0.62 mill. It will be on the Aug. 7 ballot.
Western Michigan Christian's varsity girls soccer team wrapped up a perfect run through the River Valley Conference with Monday's impressive 5-2 win at Tri-Unity Christian.
"We didn't have that as a goal and we didn't expect it, but hard work pays off,' said WMC coach David Hulings. "It was a great game. This was a total team effort. Lindsey (Johnson) played so well in the net. She recovered after giving up a fluke goal and she stood tall for her team.'