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Faygo Moon Mist Red returns for a short time with a tweaked flavor

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Friday - November 16, 2018 - 5:48pm
Faygo has brought back an oldie with a tweaked flavor, and you may not be able to find it outside of the Detroit area. DETROIT, MI - Faygo has brought back an oldie with a tweake......
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Michigan’s Heritage Park outdoor living museum to close

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Friday - November 16, 2018 - 1:53pm
The Lakeshore Museum Center in Muskegon will close the park and expand its main museum. MUSKEGON, MI - The Lakeshore Museum Center will close its Michigan's H......
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Ludington’s Luke Fountain wins Muskegon-area defensive MVP fan poll

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Friday - November 16, 2018 - 12:56pm
This has no bearing on postseason honors, such as all-area, Dream Team or all-state. MUSKEGON - Luke Fountain was the leading player for Ludington's defense during the Orioles' 7......
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Portland’s Jake Veale voted Michigan’s football Player of Week

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Friday - November 16, 2018 - 12:15pm
Veale received almost 30 percent of the 50,543 votes cast by MLive readers. Jake Veale of Portland is the Michigan high school football Player of the Week from the regional round......
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School sinking fund ballots to be recounted by hand after tie

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Friday - November 16, 2018 - 11:58am
If the tie holds after the recount on Wednesday, Dec. 5, the 10-year, 1-mill proposal will be defeated. MUSKEGON TOWNSHIP, MI - Votes in the Orchard View Schools sinking fund pr......
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Little fanfare, big impact for Montague senior ‘ball of muscle’

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Friday - November 16, 2018 - 9:51am
Wildcats lineman Evan Eilers is a force at the point of attack on offense and defense. Watch video MONTAGUE - Playing offensive line can be a thankless job, but t......
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Cruiser struck as deputy handled different crash on slick roads

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Thursday - November 15, 2018 - 11:00pm
The crash happened Thursday NEWAYGO COUNTY, MI -- A Newaygo County sheriff's deputy was taken to a hospital to be checked after his cruiser was struck from behind while stopped......
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Red Wings can’t convert two penalty shots, winning streak snapped

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Thursday - November 15, 2018 - 10:57pm

Andreas Athanasiou and Michael Rasmussen couldn't score on penalty shots in the third period.

OTTAWA, Ontario -- Craig Anderson stopped two third-period penalty shots and Drake Batherson scored in his NHL debut to help the Ottawa Senators beat the Detroit Red Wings 2-1 on Thursday night.

Anderson stopped 34 shots in his NHL-leading 17th appearance of the season, allowing only Michael Rasmussen's goal. Cody Ceci also scored for the Senators.

Jimmy Howard made 34 saves for Detroit. The Red Wings had won four in a row.

Detroit had a chance to tie it midway through the third when Andreas Athanasiou was awarded a...

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Heavy snowfall? S’no issue for Muskegon-area teams’ semifinal preparations

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Thursday - November 15, 2018 - 9:07pm

Mona Shores, Muskegon, Montague and Holton all prepared for Saturday's big games by practicing in the elements Thursday. Watch video

MUSKEGON - With players trickling into the locker room Thursday afternoon at Hackley Stadium, Muskegon Big Reds football coach Shane Fairfield was going to work on the field, using a backpack leaf blower to try to remove the snow.

He did not expect quite that much snow.

In many respects, he didn't seem mad about it.

At least one Big Reds player was downright ecstatic about being able to practice in the snow.

"Ah, man, very excited. It's fun," Muskegon senior offensive lineman...

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Herpolsheimer’s iconic children’s monorail restored to original look

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Thursday - November 15, 2018 - 4:26pm

It's the first time in almost six decades the "Santa Express" will be displayed with its original look.

GRAND RAPIDS, MI -- Herpolsheimer's iconic children's monorail will be on display in its original theme for the first time in almost six decades.

Herpolsheimer's "Santa Express" is available to see in its original silver-and-red color scheme from Nov. 17 through Jan. 18 at the Grand Rapids Public Museum.

While children won't be able to ride in it above the ground as they could decades ago, they can sit in one of the train's three cars.

"We're pleased to have this old favorite on display this...

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Blood draws to begin in Wolverine PFAS investigation area

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Thursday - November 15, 2018 - 2:45pm
Exposure assessment could lead to epidemiological study. Watch video GRAND RAPIDS, MI -- Health officials will begin drawing blood next month from up to 800 ......
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Affordable apartment complex planned for downtown Muskegon

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Thursday - November 15, 2018 - 12:15pm
The same developer built the downtown Berkshire senior apartments. MUSKEGON, MI - The developer behind Muskegon's new Berkshire senior citizen apartments is planning to build ano......
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37-year assistant coach rejuvenated by Holton’s historic semifinal run

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Thursday - November 15, 2018 - 11:00am

Mark Jalovec has coached high school or college football in the area for years, and he's highly-successful and well-respected. Watch video

HOLTON - Mark Jalovec was putting his foot down. As much as he loved coaching high school football, it was time to put on the "Dad" hat, become a spectator and watch his children play sports.

So, following a highly successful, three-decade run as an assistant coach, including on Jack Schugars' staff at Oakridge, Jalovec stepped away in January 2011.

Seven months later, while vacationing in Puerto Rico, he received a phone call. It was Chris Hilliker, Holton's new varsity football...

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High school, college, NFL football on Muskegon-area radio Nov. 17-18

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Thursday - November 15, 2018 - 10:00am
No games are going on this Friday. MUSKEGON - We've hit that week in the high school football season where there are no Friday night games. Every other week of the season, there ......
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College to continue graduation prayer despite complaint

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Thursday - November 15, 2018 - 9:09am

The complaint filed in October called the invocation at Muskegon Community College's commencement "unconstitutional." Watch video

MUSKEGON, MI - Muskegon Community College will continue to include an invocation in its commencement ceremony, but with some changes. 

In response to a complaint, the MCC Board of Trustees voted unanimously at a meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 14, to continue its "tradition of an invocation at graduation to the extent permitted by separation of church and state law." The motion was made by Trustee Roy Portenga and seconded by Trustee Ann Oakes.

Oakes, who has delivered the commencement invocation for several years, may not continue doing it, according...

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