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Stories with place: Muskegon
  • Utility says it's committed to plant site reuse 
    Updated: Apr-23-14 6:53 am
  • MUSKEGON, Michigan - Officials with Consumers Energy said they're committed to helping find a new use for the site of a coal-fired power plant in western Michigan that's scheduled to close in two years.

  • Police investigate report of brawl involving 100 
    Updated: Apr-22-14 12:29 pm
  • MUSKEGON, Michigan - Police say they're investigating following a report of a weekend brawl in Muskegon that may have involved about 100 people.

  • Charter school operator says its owed $2 million 
    Updated: Apr-21-14 1:29 pm
  • MUSKEGON HEIGHTS, Michigan - The charter operator of the Muskegon Heights Public School Academy System says the district owes it more than $2 million.

  • Snyder: Counties getting help after harsh weather 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 6:37 pm
  • LANSING, Michigan - Gov. Rick Snyder on Thursday declared a state of emergency for Marquette County following widespread, severe damage to water and sewer lines caused by this winter's extreme cold.

  • Police: Man, 70, unable to flee brush fire in yard 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 7:56 pm
  • HART, Michigan - A police report into the death of a 70-year-old West Michigan man shows he was unable to flee a fast-moving fire he started last week in his Oceana County backyard.

  • Evacuations at Croton Dam as Muskegon River floods 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 1:50 pm
  • CROTON TOWNSHIP, Michigan - Several Michigan rivers are over their banks after three days of storms dropped as much of 5.5 inches of rain, forcing some flood plain residents from their homes.

  • Muskegon book sale aboard ship draws the curious 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 6:32 pm
  • MUSKEGON, Michigan - Books are floating in western Michigan.

  • Book sale supporting library planned aboard ship 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 12:10 pm
  • MUSEKGON, Michigan - An annual book sale to support a western Michigan library is taking place in a different location this year - aboard a ship.

  • Man gets life in prison in cellmate's slaying 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 1:06 pm
  • MUSKEGON, Michigan - A man who pleaded no contest to first-degree murder in the beating and stabbing death of his cellmate at a prison in western Michigan has been sentenced to life in prison without parole.

  • Plans to demolish ex-plant smokestacks on hold 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 12:29 pm
  • MUSKEGON, Michigan - Officials say plans to demolish smokestacks at the site of a shuttered paper mill in western Michigan have been postponed.

  • Correction: Python Rescued story 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 10:44 am
  • MUSKEGON, Michigan - In a story March 31 about a firefighter who rescued a snake in Muskegon, Michigan, The Associated Press, relying on information from The Muskegon Chronicle, reported erroneously that the snake was a 6-foot python, according to fire officials. It was a 7-foot boa constrictor, according to its owner.

  • Sisters face prison after pleas in hit man case 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 6:52 am
  • MUSKEGON, Michigan - Two western Michigan sisters who authorities say tried to hire a hit man to kill the husband of one of the women each face the prospect of prison time after entering pleas in the case.

  • Comerica Bank awards grants for baseball, softball 
    Updated: Mar-27-14 9:09 am
  • DETROIT - Comerica Bank has awarded two $10,000 grants to help support high school baseball and softball programs in suburban Detroit and the Muskegon area.

  • Police follow up on tips in case of missing woman 
    Updated: Mar-24-14 9:53 am
  • NORTON SHORES, Michigan - Police investigating the disappearance of a mother from her job at a western Michigan gas station nearly 11 months ago are actively following up on leads, tips and other information in the case, officials said.