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Police: 3 hurt after teen driver runs stop sign


COOPERSVILLE, Mich. (WZZM) -- Three people were hurt when a Wyoming teenager pulled into the path of a pickup truck Sunday evening.

The crash happened around 8:30 p.m. Sunday at the intersection of Cleveland Street and 56th Avenue.

Ottawa County Sheriff's deputies said D.J. Keckler, 20 and of Wyoming, and his passenger, Alayna Boomgaard, 17 and of Conklin, were traveling westbound when he did not stop at the intersection and his Chevy Impala struck a southbound Ford F150. Keckler's family said they believe he had stopped at the stop sign before pulling into the intersection.

The truck, driven by Mark Denhoff, did not have a stop sign and had the right-of-way. The two vehicles also hit a utility pole in the intersection.

Keckler, Boomgaard, and Lisa Denhoff, a passenger in the truck were injured, and hospitalized in stable condition.

2 Muskegon teens hospitalized in I-96 rollover


POLKTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WZZM) -- Two Muskegon teens are recovering after a rollover crash on I-96 near 68th Avenue.

Ottawa County deputies say a 19-year-old was driving west in a 2009 Dodge Charger around 2 a.m. Sunday when he lost control, went into the ditch, and flipped the car near mile marker 16.

The driver and his 16-year-old passenger were hospitalized with non-life threatening, and both are listed in good condition.

The Ottawa County Sheriff's Department is investigating the cause of the crash.


Pregnant woman hospitalized after hitting deer


OTTAWA COUNTY, Mich. (WZZM)-- A pregnant woman is recovering this morning after she hit a deer with her car in Ottawa County.

Deputies say the 24 year old Muskegon woman was driving Eastbound on I-96 in Polkton Township. That's between Nunica and Coopersville. She hit a deer near mile marker 14 around 9:35 Friday night.

She was taken to the hospital for complaints of stomach pain. Her back seat passenger, a 41 year old from Bangor, was also taken to Hackley Hospital for neck pain.

Both injuries are non-life threatening. Both people were wearing their seat belts.


Hot Air Balloon Shows are always a Thrill

Hot Air Balloon Shows are always a Thrill

The Hudsonville Fairgrounds is the place to be on July 24, (5-9pm) and July 25 (1-10pm).

The 2015 Grand Rapids Balloon Festival, hosted by RE/MAX of Grand Rapids and presented by our numerous community sponsors, will be held on these dates. All proceeds to support the Children’s Miracle Network (Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital). Admission is free and a charge of $5.00 for parking.

There will be 30 Hot Air Balloons, Kids Stage, Vendor Bazaar, Classic Car Show, Arts & Craft Fair, Farmer’s Market and a Movie in the Park. Lots and lots of activities for kids. This Free, Fun and Family Focused event will be the place to be.

May and June coffee hours announced for Rep. Holly Hughes

May and June coffee hours announced for Rep. Holly Hughes

News Release:

State Rep. Holly Hughes, R-Montague, invites residents of the 91st House District to meet with her during coffee hours for the months of May and June to discuss state and local issues of interest.

District office hours for Rep. Hughes will be Friday, May 22 in Whitehall and Fruitport; Monday, June 1 and Friday, June 19 in Norton Shores; Friday June 5 in Ravenna; and Monday, June 15 in Muskegon.

Additional details regarding Rep. Hughes’s district office hours are as follows:

 

Friday, May 22

10 to 11 a.m.

Gary’s Restaurant

St. Patrick-St. Anthony Parish Prayer Shawl Ministry Passes 150 Mark in Donated Items To Community

GRAND HAVEN, Mich., MAY 14, 2015--Since 2007, an informal group of women from St. Patrick-St. Anthony Parish has been knitting and crocheting hand made shawls, lap robes, afghans, hats, mittens, scarves and similar items to give veterans, infants, middle schoolers, hospitalized persons, those in nursing homes, parish members and community friends comfort.  Now in its eighth year, the group--known as the Parish Prayer Shawl Ministry--has passed a major milestone of donating 150 items to persons in the lakeshore community and as far away as Haiti.

St. Patrick-St. Anthony Parish to Host Summer Celebration May 29

GRAND HAVEN, Mich., May 14, 2015--When St. Patrick-St. Anthony Parish opens its doors to the general public for a special "Summer Celebration" on Friday, May 29, from 6 p.m. to midnight, those in attendance will be welcomed to find their place by the bandshell being brought in for a toe-tapping party in the parking lot, food, drinks, dancing and entertainment.

The event will be held on the parish grounds at 920 Fulton Street in Grand Haven.  Cost of admission is $5 per person.  Hot dogs, brat's, Jet's pizza, pop and water will be available for a minimal fee.  A full cash bar also will be available, serving keg and canned beer, wine and a variety of mixed drinks.

Live music will be provided by performers with the Scottville Clown Band from 6 to 8 p.m., followed by Soul'd Out Band, featuring lead singer and parishioner Bubba LeClair, from 8 p.m. to midnight.