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'Post the Most' to My Town and win tickets to the Muskegon Summer Celebration!

'Post the Most' to My Town and win tickets to the Muskegon Summer Celebration!

WZZM13 is proud to present our second 'Post the Most' contest ... post the most stories to our My Town community websites over the next five days and win a fabulous prize!

The Community Content Provider (CCP) who posts the most stories to My Town over the next week, wins a prize. It's that simple. This offer applies to all existing CCPs, and to all the new CCPs we're hoping to sign up.

If you'd like to become a My Town CCP, just send your name and brief explanation of why you think you should be a CCP in an email to cmorse@wzzm13.com and we'll get back to you as soon as possible. For more information on becoming a CCP visit www.wzzm13.com/mytown.

The contest starts on Monday, June 27, 2011. Winners will be selected based on the number of stories approved and published by the end of the day on Sunday, July 3, 2011.

There will be two winners:

Update: Police identify Newaygo murder victim

NEWAYGO, Mich. (WZZM)- A Newaygo man is in police custody following the murder of his neighbor. Residents say the two had been arguing some time over property lines.

It happened in the backyard of a home in the 200 block of Fremont Street just after 7 p.m. Saturday. The victim is 51-year-old Mike Boynton.  

Police say the suspect said Boynton had assaulted him earlier in the week. Afraid he went back to the home and shot Boynton in the face while he was mowing the lawn.  

Detectives immediately arrested a 61-year-old Newaygo man at the scene. He's facing an open murder charge. The suspect's name is being withheld until he's formally charged with a crime on Monday in court.

Officers say the suspect was waiting for police to arrive. 

GVSU names turf building after Brian Kelly and family

ALLENDALE, Mich. (WZZM) - Brian Kelly's legacy at Grand Valley State University will last beyond his two national football championships.

GVSU renamed its three-year old indoor turf facility the Kelly Family Sports Center at a dedication ceremony Saturday morning.

An overflow crowd of more than 400 family, friends and supporters of Laker athletics were on hand to welcome back Kelly, the current head coach at the University of Notre Dame.

Kelly, his wife Paqui and their three children unveiled a large family portrait that sits on the east end of the turf building along with a plaque celebrating Kelly's achievements at GVSU.

"My son was part of a couple championships and he really didn't understand it," Kelly said.  "He's walking around now and saying, 'Wow, this is a neat place."

Bands and Buds at the Coopersville Farm Museum

Bands and Buds at the Coopersville Farm Museum

The Coopersville Farm Museum will host "Bands and Buds" this Saturday, June 25th, starting at 7:00 pm. This is a reoccurring event that takes place on the last Saturday of every month.

If you would like to reserve time for your group to perform, contact Sarah Carmody at (616) 821-1992.

Visit http://www.coopersvillefarmmuseum.org for additional information.

Kyle Busch holds off Johnny Benson to win at Berlin

Kyle Busch holds off Johnny Benson to win at Berlin

MARNE, Mich. (WZZM) - Kyle Busch dominated the race named after him for the second straight year.

The NASCAR Sprint Cup driver won Wednesday's rain-delayed CRA Super Series Rowdy Busch 251 at Berlin Raceway.

Busch had the fastest car in qualifying, but started seventh when the top cars were inverted giving Coopersville's Tim Steele the pole position.

Busch quickly marched into the top three, overtaking Wyoming's Brian Campbell for second 65 laps in.

Coopersville native Johnny VanDoorn led for most of the race's first 100 laps before Busch passed him coming into turn three at lap 106.

Busch held off Johnny Benson in a five-lap shootout to take the checkered flag and the $15,000 winner's paycheck.

Chase Elliott, son of former NASCAR champion Bill Elliott, finished fifth.

Kyle Busch joins future stars at Berlin Tuesday

MARNE, Mich. (WZZM)- Kyle Busch is running fourth in the Spring Cup standings this season. He's won two checkered flags in the Sprint series and five in the Nationwide. And he's coming off a third place finish Sunday at Michigan International Speedway. But on Monday, he was mostly holding court talking about some of the future stars of his sport that will race Tuesday night at Berlin Raceway.

Busch will race in the Rowdy 251 Tuesday night along with veteran driver Johnny Benson Junior. They'll be joined by the sons of some prominent NASCAR drivers, including Chase Elliott and Ross Kenseth.

"I don't know that I've ever seen it happen when I was racing out in Las Vegas or around the west coast that anybody like Jeff Gordon or Dale Earnhardt came and raced," says Busch.
It's neat for them to have the opportunity to race with me. I love being able to race with them and to see the faces and know who's coming up in the ranks."

FREE Concert in the Park - Shades of Faith

FREE Concert in the Park - Shades of Faith

Thursday, July 14, 7:00pm - 8:30pm, Veteran's Park

Bring a chair or blanket and listen to this great local Christian Rock band as they kick off the first of the Thursday night Concerts in the Park brought to you by the Coopersville Area Arts Council!

Visit www.coopersville.com for additional information.