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News

Trump says former Detroit Mayor Kilpatrick will be released from prison

Tribune News Wire Detroit - State representative Karen Whitsett from metro Detroit reported recently that she spoke with President Trump Thursday night and that he...

MCC to Hold Weeklong Virtual Commencement Celebration June 22-26

Muskegon Community College will hold a weeklong virtual Commencement on June 22-26 to honor its Class of 2020 graduates, MCC President Dale K. Nesbary...

Michigan receives $5.3 million in AmeriCorps funding

LANSING – The Michigan Community Service Commission today announced that Michigan has received $5.3 million in AmeriCorps funding from the Corporation for National and...

Muskegon Summer Wine Up to Happen This Summer

Muskegon – Organizers announced today, plans are still underway to hold the Second Annual “Muskegon Summer Wine Up” on its new date – Saturday,...

New Services Available in Muskegon and Oceana Counties for Low-Income Residents

Mid Michigan Community Action Agency (Mid Michigan CAA), is expanding to serve low-income individuals and families in Muskegon and Oceana Counties with programs aimed...

Lakeshore Art Festival Cancels 2020 Event

Muskegon, MI – It is with great sadness that we announce the cancellation of Lakeshore Art Festival 2020 due to health concerns over COVID-19. The...

Governor Whitmer extends “Stay Home, Stay Safe” order, unveils “MI Safe Start Plan”

On May 7, 2020 Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced the extension of the “Stay Home, Stay Safe” executive order. The term is now set until...

Unity Music Festival Cancels for 2020

Statement: “Based on the current COVID/quarantine situation and the restrictions on events, we are very sad to announce the Unity Christian Music Festival/20th Anniversary Celebration...
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State

Trump says former Detroit Mayor Kilpatrick will be released from prison

Tribune News Wire Detroit - State representative Karen Whitsett from metro Detroit reported recently that she spoke with President Trump Thursday night and that he...

Michigan receives $5.3 million in AmeriCorps funding

LANSING – The Michigan Community Service Commission today announced that Michigan has received $5.3 million in AmeriCorps funding from the Corporation for National and...

Whitmer extends stay-home order through May 15; eases some rules

LANSING - Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed executive order 2020-59, extending her “Stay Home, Stay Safe” order through May 15. The new order will require...

Local students earn 2020 Breaking Traditions Award

Tribune News Wire LANSING – Fifty-eight high school and four college students across Michigan, who overcame obstacles and stereotypes to succeed in career and technical...

Self-Employed, gig workers and others impacted by COVID-19 can apply for assistance on Monday...

Lansing - Michigan’s self-employed workers, gig workers, 1099-independent contractors and low-wage workers affected by COVID-19 can apply for federal Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) beginning...
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Business

Whitmer Reopens Real Estate, Outdoor Work, Construction Starting May 7

Workers in the real estate industry and those whose work is primarily performed outdoors can return to their jobs starting May 7, Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced...

Opening America’s Workplaces Again National Online Dialogue

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) continues its efforts to support American workers and position the economy for a strong rebound. DOL is hosting...

Playstation 5 gaming console announced for Holiday 2020 release

Sony has announced their highly anticipated Playstation 5 home gaming console, the follow-up to their successful PS4. According to their official reveal, the PS5 will...

Treasury: Taxpayers, Tax Preparers Be Ready for Stimulus Scams

LANSING – Michigan’s taxpayers and tax preparers should be extra vigilant for federal stimulus scams, according to the Michigan Department of Treasury. With many taxpayers...

Muskegon to host Social Equity Workshop

Muskegon - The Marijuana Regulatory Agency (MRA) announced the participants in two stakeholder workgroups to discuss and provide suggestions regarding the Social Equity Program. The...
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Politics

COMMENTARY: Why Trump will get an increase of African American Voters?

The biggest surprise in the upcoming 2020 Presidential election will be the increased number of votes President Trump receives from African American voters. He's...

Commentary: Pastor challenges Biden supporters to hold him accountable

By Pastor Conrad Tillard To all my friends who support Biden, I just want you to consider a number of things. 1. Biden is now...

Stacey Abrams considered a potential running mate for Joe Biden

Presidential candidate Joe Biden is poised to challenge Present Donald Trump in the 2020 Election on November 3. Representing the Democratic party, Biden has...

Trump’s Presidency Hangs on One Decision

Easter may not bring America the victory in the war against the coronavirus pandemic that President Donald Trump anticipated. But in this Holy Week,...

Bernie Sanders drops out of Presidential race

On April 8, 2020, Sen. Bernie Sanders announced he was dropping out of the 2020 election, ending his bid for President. With his exit...

COMMENTARY: Trump is right….meeting with Putin is a good idea

By F.Akil Fudail The idea that a sitting U.S. President cannot invite a sitting Foreign President to the White House is absurd! I have heard both...

Commentary: Trump makes bold outreach to Black NFL Players

President Donald J. Trump says he understands there is a valid reason NFL players were protesting and he wants to be part of the...

Messy politics nothing new in the U.S., speaker says

GRAND RAPIDS— Strong political polarization and infighting in Congress is nothing new in American politics, and has arguably been worse than it is today, according to a...

Is the System Rigged? You Betcha.

"Remember, it's a rigged system. It's a rigged election," said Donald Trump in New Hampshire on Saturday. The stunned recoil in this city suggests this...

Executive Directive seeks to improve trust and cooperation between the public and law enforcement

LANSING - Improving the trust and cooperation between the public and members of law enforcement is the goal of a new executive directive signed...
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Food

Scott Meats Wins State-Wide Awards

By Teresa Taylor-Williams Muskegon Tribune Staff Writer Muskegon County - The crew at Scott Meats has done it again. The Muskegon Heights meat market brought home...

Culinary Institute of Michigan at Baker College earns Global Endorsement

By John R. Hall Muskegon - There is a real gem in the Muskegon community and it’s located at Baker College. It’s called the Culinary...

Culinary students pick, prepare, and prove pumpkin is not just for pies

Muskegon - What’s a muffin without blueberries? Or a curry without chicken? Well, when blueberries are swapped for pumpkin, a muffin becomes a moist...

KITCHEN DIVA

By Angela Shelf Medearis Lunch for Dinner, Dinner for Lunch --- A nutritious lunch does not have to be boring or cost you a fortune. Making...

Recipe: Key Lime Pie

Crumb Crust 3/4 cup gingersnap crumbs 3/4 cup graham cracker crumbs 4 tablespoons butter, melted Lime Filling 12 to 16 Key limes or 3 to 4 regular (Persian) limes 1...

Health

Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) Associated with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is providing 1) background information on several cases of a recently reported multisystem inflammatory syndrome in...

Muskegon County residents now have improved access to COVID-19 testing

Muskegon, MI –Thanks to expanding testing criteria, federal resources and new partnerships, Muskegon County residents now have improved access to COVID-19 testing. While current...

Muskegon Community College is permanently closing the Lakeshore Fitness Center

Tribune News Wire Muskegon Community College will permanently close its Lakeshore Fitness Center, which had halted operations on March 19 in conjunction with the campus...

MCC Lakeshore Fitness Center issues Spark Movement Challenge

Our commitment at MCC Lakeshore Fitness Center is to support a healthy and active lifestyle for our members. Our community goes beyond the walls...

MCC’s Respiratory Therapists on the Frontline Battling COVID-19

Tribune Wire Muskegon - A seasoned respiratory therapist, Keegan Knue understood firsthand the toll that the escalating cases of COVID-19 would take on the Spectrum...

Opinion

Commentary: Pastor challenges Biden supporters to hold him accountable

By Pastor Conrad Tillard To all my friends who support Biden, I just want you to consider a number of things. 1. Biden is now...

Trump’s Presidency Hangs on One Decision

Easter may not bring America the victory in the war against the coronavirus pandemic that President Donald Trump anticipated. But in this Holy Week,...

COMMENTARY: U.S. could use Cuba’s help to fight COVID-19

By F. Akil Fudail In 2005 the late Cuban leader Fidel Castro created the Henry Reeve International Medical Bridgade, which consists of thousands  of Cuban...

Rev. Dr. Joseph E. Lowery Was a Drum Major for Environmental Justice

As I say farewell to our beloved leader, spiritual and intellectual guide and personal mentor, reflections upon the many lessons that Dr. Joseph E....

Commentary: Mueller Report Comes Up Short for Trump Opponents

We are going out on a limb with this brief commentary, due to the fact the Robert Mueller nearly two-year investigation report has not...

Entertainment

MCC to Hold Weeklong Virtual Commencement Celebration June 22-26

Muskegon Community College will hold a weeklong virtual Commencement on June 22-26 to honor its Class of 2020 graduates, MCC President Dale K. Nesbary...

Muskegon Summer Wine Up to Happen This Summer

Muskegon – Organizers announced today, plans are still underway to hold the Second Annual “Muskegon Summer Wine Up” on its new date – Saturday,...

Lakeshore Art Festival Cancels 2020 Event

Muskegon, MI – It is with great sadness that we announce the cancellation of Lakeshore Art Festival 2020 due to health concerns over COVID-19. The...

Unity Music Festival Cancels for 2020

Statement: “Based on the current COVID/quarantine situation and the restrictions on events, we are very sad to announce the Unity Christian Music Festival/20th Anniversary Celebration...

Muskegon to host Social Equity Workshop

Muskegon - The Marijuana Regulatory Agency (MRA) announced the participants in two stakeholder workgroups to discuss and provide suggestions regarding the Social Equity Program. The...
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