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Icy conditions close area schools

COOPERSVILLE, Mich. - Last night brought a wintry mix of rain, freezing rain, snow and ice to the area and with it came the closing of several area schools including Coopersville Public Schools.

Snow will continue north while freezing rain/sleet will change to snow from north to south along and south of I-96 during the afternoon. Temperatures will continue to fall into the mid to upper 20s.

Click Here to see a list of area closings and cancellations.

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Quilt with the ladies

COOPERSVILLE, Mich. (WZZM) - Are you good at quilting, or want to learn? On March 31st from 10:00-12:00 the Crazy Ladies Quilting Group is meeting at the Coopersville Farm Museum. Some people knit or chrochet, but most work on quilts. It's a great way for freinds or strangers to get together over a common interest.

Help remember a soldier overseas

COOPERSVILLE, Mich. (WZZM) - Coopersville is honoring its soldiers overseas, you can too. The city is sending care pacakges and needs your help getting dark colored socks, magazines, any snacks, hygiene products, non-melting candy, soups, coffee, laundry soap, drink mix packets to add to water, energy bars, stationary, pens, and razors.

The main request from soldiers are letters from home. If you want to help drop theme off at the site below--

Drop Spot Near, River Village Senior Housing
162 River St.
Coopersville, mi 49404
 

 

Conklin St. Pat's Parade detours into bar...again

CONKLIN, Mich. (WZZM) - For almost a quarter-century the Irish, and those who claim to be, fill the small community of Conklin on St. Patrick's Day.

The town's Main Street turned a sea of green this morning. Hundreds of West Michigan residents turned out to take part in the annual St. Patrick's Day Parade.

A marching band, flags, and flying green beads are part of what attracts both young and old to the town's biggest event, which lasts about five minutes as it makes a detour in front of Fenian's Irish Pub.

Coopersville Chamber offers tickets to the Get Motivated Business Seminar

Coopersville Chamber offers tickets to the Get Motivated Business Seminar

From http://www.coopersville.com/

GET MOTIVATED

Business Seminar

Thursday, April 14th

8:00 a.m.

Girl organizing blood drives to help mom

COOPERSVILLE, Mich. (WZZM) - One pint of blood can save a life that simple donation saved a West Michigan woman and inspired her daughter to pay it forward by organizing her own blood drives.

Get ready for the Coopersville Community Expo

Get ready for the Coopersville Community Expo

The Coopersville Community Expo is coming up on Saturday, March 27th from 9am to 1pm at Coopersville Middle School.

The expo has three goals:

  • Spotlight area businesses, organizations, churches, municipalities and schools to other businesses and members of the public.
  • Increase community awareness about products and services sold or manufactured in our community.
  • Provide exhibitors an opportunity to increase exposure to prospective customers, develop sales, sales leads and customer contacts.

The expo is free to the public and exhibitors are encouraged to provide "give-aways" to the public.  In fact, expo provides bags for people to hold all the items they collect.

The expo is sponsored by the Coopersville Area Chamber of Commerce.