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Michigan State Police Fire Investigation School takes place this week
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 15:17:02 -0700

The students are firefighters and investigators from across the state who are participating in the Michigan State Police Fire Investigation School.

MSP teaches firefighters investigative techniques
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 09:48:01 -0700

EATON RAPIDS, Mich. – Firefighters from across the state gathered at a burned-out home Thursday to learn investigative techniques from Michigan State Police fire investigation experts. It’s part of a two-week long Basic Fire Investigative School (BFIS) hosted by MSP. “We try to make it as real as possible,” Det./Sgt. Trevor Slater told FOX 17. “Learning […]

Black Lab joins Ottawa County victim advocate team
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 01:39:32 -0700

The newest member of the Ottawa County victim's advocate team is a black Labrador named Sydney.

Best Places For A Fall Getaway Near Detroit
Sat, 11 Oct 2014 05:03:45 -0700

Fall and the autumnal changes in Michigan and the Detroit area are as close to a spiritual experience as many of us will ever enjoy, so come enjoy.

Communities Splitting $91 Million for Sewage & Wastewater Improvements
Tue, 14 Oct 2014 18:55:42 -0700

East Lansing, Meridian Township and other Mid-Michigan communities getting money from state.

MSHDA Announces $6.8 Million in Emergency Solutions Grants to Help Michigan's Homeless
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:59:00 -0700

LANSING, Mich., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) Acting-Executive Director Wayne Workman today announced nearly $6.8 million in Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) monies to help Michigan's 92,000 homeless. MSHDA matching dollars combined with Federal ESG monies of nearly $6.8 million will reach 73 Michigan counties to help the homeless ...

MHSAA football playoff brackets are set
Mon, 27 Oct 2014 12:18:01 -0700

The brackets have been set for the 2014 MHSAA football playoffs and once again West Michigan is well-represented. Games will begin this weekend with most being played on Friday while a few will be played on Saturday.