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This year's Spring Lake Rotary Snow Fest featured a broom ball competition, a dart tournament, live music, food and drinks, and much more. 

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An afternoon of music, history and more is set for Saturday, Feb. 15, as the Tri-Cities Historical Museum will play host to a Great Lakes and lighthouses event.

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Temperatures in the mid-30s made for pleasant conditions for the ninth annual Spring Lake Rotary Snow Jam on Saturday, even though there really wasn’t any snow.

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MUSKEGON — Muskegon Community College’s Center for Theater will present the musical “Cabaret” on Feb. 19-23 in Overbrook Theater, with 7:30 p.m. performances Wednesday through Saturday and a 3 p.m. matinee on Sunday.

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A Holland author and her fellow explorers from the Michigan Shipwreck Research Association (MSRA) will be featured next week on the Discovery Channel’s popular television show “Expedition Unknown,” starring archaeologist Josh Gates.

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SPRING LAKE — The Pros and the Bros agreed on a couple of their favorite Super Bowl LIV commercials, but their top choices went in different directions during the annual Ad Haven party.

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It is supposed to be jammin’ in the snow this weekend, but a heated entertainment tent may have to make do for the ninth annual Spring Lake Rotary Club Snow Jam.

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No matter what the score is for the Kansas City Chiefs’ showdown with the San Francisco 49ers, Super Bowl LIV is already a big win for the NFL and Fox.

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Jennifer Lopez and Shakira will pay tribute to the late basketball legend Kobe Bryant during Sunday’s Super Bowl halftime show.

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Light rain fell on and off all weekend, but it wasn’t enough to put a damper on the annual Winterfest in Grand Haven.

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The Sytsma family recently moved to West Michigan, and learned about the Winterfest Family Dog Pull while perusing Facebook.

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The Stay Puft Marshmallow Man, Alice in Wonderland, Captain Ahab and Moby Dick, and a replica of Ted Nugnet’s zebra-print Ford Bronco sped down the slopes at the Ski Bowl during Saturday’s Winterfest Cardboard Sled Race.

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The Stay Puft Marshmallow Man, Alice in Wonderland, Captain Ahab and Moby Dick, and a replica of Ted Nugnet’s zebra-print Ford Bronco sped down the slopes at the Ski Bowl during Saturday’s Winterfest Cardboard Sled Race.

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The Stay Puft Marshmallow Man, Alice in Wonderland, Captain Ahab and Moby Dick, and a replica of Ted Nugnet’s zebra-print Ford Bronco sped down the slopes at the Ski Bowl during Saturday’s Winterfest Cardboard Sled Race.

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The Winterfest Family Dog Pull was once again a hit, with eager dogs racing across the finish line with their happy owners in tow. 

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Singer/songwriter to perform at Tri-Cities Historical Museum

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An ice cold beer is just as much a part of Muskegon as the snow. Turns out, brewing reflects a pivotal part of this city’s past, as evident by Lakeshore Museum Center’s (LMC’s) latest exhibit: Cheers! A History of Brewing in Muskegon, running now through May 18.

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After turning in the first two greatly beloved, operatically souped-up action opuses in the “Bad Boys” franchise, everyone’s favorite gearhead maximalist auteur Michael Bay is no longer behind the camera for the third, “Bad Boys for Life” (though he is in front of it, briefly).

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The 14th annual Spring Lake Heritage Festival Bloody Mary Mixoff will stir things up from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Holiday Inn, 940 W. Savidge St.

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GRAND RAPIDS — Camping, glamping and all things outdoors will take the stage when the Grand Rapids Camper, Travel & RV Show opens today at DeVos Place, 303 Monroe Ave. NW.

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GRAND RAPIDS — The Broadway sensation Hamilton is coming to Grand Rapids at the end of January. Broadway Grand Rapids announced Monday that people could have the chance to see it for only $10.

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The 77th Golden Globes were meant to be a coronation for Netflix. Instead, a pair of big-screen epics took top honors Sunday, as Sam Mendes' technically dazzling World War I tale "1917" won best picture, drama, and Quentin Tarantino's radiant Los Angeles fable "Once Upon a Time... in Hollywo…

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MUSKEGON — From Bizet and Rimksy-Korsakov to Led Zeppelin and Les Paul, the guitar duo of Frank Vignola and Vinny Raniolo take audiences on a journey of acoustic guitar music like you’ve never heard before.

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MUSKEGON — Movies+Music, a Wednesday night series that debuted in 2019, is back this winter with “Allegro non Troppo,” “Waking Life” and “Pink Floyd: The Wall.”

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(Editor’s note: While every attempt has been made to avoid spoilers, this article does commit the unpardonable sin of discussing the plot of the movie being reviewed.)

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Hopper Miller, a graphic design student at the Careerline Tech Center and a Spring Lake High School junior, designed the winning logo for the West Michigan Student Showcase 2020, an annual celebration of excellence for area high school youth held at the Frauenthal Center in Muskegon.

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CHICAGO — ’Twas a cold December day when, trudging through the vast expanse of the 900 North Michigan Shops, passing Gucci and hand-woven silk fabrics I could never afford, I noticed the strangest of welcome sights. It was a modest reminder that sometimes things get better. It was the time o…

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GRAND RAPIDS — In Act II of “The Nutcracker Ballet,” the Prince whisks the slumbering Clara away to the Land of Sweets, where the Sugar Plum Fairy holds court in a magical land of make believe.

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For the 10th consecutive year, a wide variety of area and regional musicians will perform in the For Love of the Sally concert series at Grand Haven’s D&W Fresh Market, 1116 Robbins Road.

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The classic story of the March sisters and their family is coming to a Grand Haven stage.

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HOLLAND — The Hope College Knickerbocker Theatre will show four films featuring Barbara Stanwyck during its “One Night Only” series every Monday from Nov. 25 to Dec. 16 at 7:30 p.m.

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As the holiday season gets underway, there’s a concert this coming weekend aimed at providing peace.

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Christmas lights are starting to appear on houses across the area, and the shelves at local stores have been loaded down with Christmas decorations, wrapping paper and more since before Halloween.

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GRAND HAVEN TWP. — Singing and dancing to Abba music is coming to Grand Haven High School’s Performing Arts Center next week.

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GRAND RAPIDS — Full of clever antics and comical wit, the heartwarming family film “Home Alone” is sure to get everyone into the holiday spirit with a hearty laugh or two along the way.

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HOLLAND — This holiday season, the Holland Area Arts Council is reprising their partnership with Grand Rapids Ballet in two special performances for children ages 4 to 10 – and  their adult guests – on Sunday, Nov. 17.

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MUSKEGON — Celebrating the new Art and Music Building while honoring the memory of two longtime art faculty members, Muskegon Community College presents “Looking Back and Forward: Works by Past and Present MCC Art Faculty” from Nov. 11-Dec. 12 in Overbrook Gallery.