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Lenten Fish Fry List - 2015

Lenten Fish Fry List - 2015

(WZZM) - Lent is underway and we have a list of area churches and organizations offering fish on Friday's for the next 40 days.


Some churches are having events on Good Friday (4/3) and some are not.  For further details and confirmations on any listing, you may want to call ahead.


If you have a Fish Fry not listed here, send details to webmaster@wzzm13.com.


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My Town: Real estate professionals to give back to public servants

My Town: Real estate professionals to give back to public servants

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.A group of real estate professionals have come together to create a service that is giving back to those who serve the public in the Grand Rapids area.

"U Deserve" has brought together several professionals who are dedicated to lowering costs associated with buying, selling or refinancing a home for active military members, veterans, firefighters, police officers, EMS providers, health care professionals and educators.

“Growing up with a father who served in the National Guard and as a police officer, I was able to see first-hand how much public service individuals give back to their communities,” said Kevin Wildman, founder of U Deserve.  “U Deserve is a way of saying ‘thank you’ to those individuals.”

My Town: "Bella" is top dog for 2014

My Town: "Bella" is top dog for 2014

----NEWS RELEASE---

“Snoopy” and “Lassie” may be some of the most familiar dog names in American culture but not the most popular when people license their dog in Ottawa County, as the Ottawa County Treasurer announced today that “Bella” and “Buddy” were the most used names on licenses purchased in 2014.  

In addition to Bella and Buddy, Max, Sadie and Bailey round out the top five most popular licensed dog names in Ottawa County during 2014. Following is a list of the top 10 dog names in order of usage.

My Town: Seedlings for sale by Ottawa Conservation District

My Town: Seedlings for sale by Ottawa Conservation District

Plan ahead for spring while helping the environment.

The Ottawa Conservation District's semi-annual tree seedling fundraiser is underway. The order pick up date is set for Arbor Day-- Friday, April 24, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Reenders Blueberry Farm, 10012 West Olive Road (US-31) in West Olive. 

This is a pre-order, pre-pay sale, so please submit orders with payments by Friday April 3.  The Ottawa Conservation District can now accept credit cards if you come to the office or call to provide the card information.  

The organization offers a wide variety of trees native to Michigan for use in landscaping, reforestation, or windbreaks.  This a great way to support the Ottawa Conservation District while it helps landowners in conserving, maintaining and improving the natural resources of Ottawa County. 

Truck driver hit retrieving paperwork in roadway


COOPERSVILLE, Mich. (WZZM) A Wyoming truck driver suffered a broken leg when he was hit by a car early Monday morning.

The accident happened on 64th Avenue near west Randal Street at about 6:30am Monday.

Investigators say that James Schumacher, 55, had pulled his semi-truck to the side of 64th Avenue from Randal Street to retrieve some paperwork that was left on the truck. That paperwork then blew into the roadway. While he was trying to pick up the paperwork and searching for it using a flashlight, he was struck by a 21-year-old Coopersville resident in a passing vehicle.

The driver slowed and moved into the inside lane, according to investigators, but he could not avoid him. Schumacher is in stable condition with a broken leg at Spectrum Hospital.


I-96 reopens after large propane leak near Coopersville


POLKTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WZZM) -- An employee at Van Andel Propane received burns to his face and neck while filling a large tank near Coopersville.

Around 11 a.m. Friday, Brent Alan Phies, 50, was disconnecting a hose from a tank when it began spewing liquid propane in his face. Another employee turned turned off the emergency shutoff valve, but the the line continued to flow, spilling an estimated 200 to 300 gallons of propane.

The accident forced the closure of both directions of I-96 between 48th and 68th Avenue. The interstate reopened 15 minutes later after the propane leak was contained.

Phies was taken to Mercy Health in Muskegon where he was treated and released.

Woman arraigned in fatal I-96 wrong-way crash from July


GRAND HAVEN, Mich. (WZZM) The woman who investigators say caused a fatal wrong-way crash on I-96 this past summer has been arraigned.

Heather Luke has officially been charged with Operating while Intoxicated Causing Death and Manslaughter with a Motor Vehicle. She is currently out on bond until her next court hearing on March 2nd.

Luke was driving eastbound in the westbound lanes of I-96 in Wright Township on July 10th about 7:30pm when she struck a minivan driven by William Alfred Foster, 52, of Wyoming, head-on. Foster's van burst into flames and he was killed at the scene. Luke was also seriously injured in the crash and was flown by AeroMed to Spectrum Hospital.