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GVSU veteran support program receives highest status from state

ALLENDALE — Grand Valley State University has received gold status from the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency for the second year for its commitment to...

Richard and Ann Kraft Donate Record $300,000 for MCC’s Entrepreneurial ‘Fab Lab’

Muskegon - An MCC Distinguished Alumnus and his wife, Richard H and Ann U. Kraft, have donated $300,000 to the Foundation for Muskegon Community...

Award-winning Civil Rights Journalist and Black Press Columnist George Curry Dead at 69

By Hazel Trice Edney (TriceEdneyWire) - Pioneering Civil rights and Black political journalist George E. Curry, the reputed dean of Black press columnists because of...

Governor says ‘reinvention of State’ key to unemployment drop

Michigan’s unemployment falls to 4.5 percent, lowest since January 2001 LANSING - Governor Rick Snyder issued the following statement last week after the announcement that...

Foundation Complicates Clinton’s Bid

AMY CHOZICK and STEVE EDER The kingdom of Saudi Arabia donated more than $10 million. Through a foundation, so did the son-in-law of a former...

$1.2 million grant to improve access to care for Michigan children with epilepsy

LANSING – The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) was recently awarded a $1.2 million grant over a three-year period by the...

Grand Valley to host inventors at Maker Faire

GRAND RAPIDS — Grand Valley State University has partnered with the Grand Rapids Public Museum to host inventors and innovators during the third annual...

MCC Downtown Center Renovations Begin

Renovations to the Muskegon Community College Downtown Center began Monday morning with the architectural firm C2AE overseeing work on the $14.27 million project. Clark...
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State

Governor says ‘reinvention of State’ key to unemployment drop

Michigan’s unemployment falls to 4.5 percent, lowest since January 2001 LANSING - Governor Rick Snyder issued the following statement last week after the announcement that...

$1.2 million grant to improve access to care for Michigan children with epilepsy

LANSING – The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) was recently awarded a $1.2 million grant over a three-year period by the...

Ontario and Michigan Partner for Auto Industry Growth and Innovation

New Agreement to Enhance Regional Cooperation and Competitiveness From Tribune Newswire Lansing/Ontario - The Province of Ontario and the State of Michigan are working together to...

Gov. Snyder issues statement on Michigan’s unemployment drop

LANSING, Mich. - Governor Rick Snyder issued the following statement after the announcement that the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for June fell to...

Gov. Snyder Criticized for Appointment

Gov. Snyder Criticized for Appointment FLINT – Governor Rick Snyder appointed Heidi Grether, the former executive of BP America, as the new director of the...
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Business

Richard and Ann Kraft Donate Record $300,000 for MCC’s Entrepreneurial ‘Fab Lab’

Muskegon - An MCC Distinguished Alumnus and his wife, Richard H and Ann U. Kraft, have donated $300,000 to the Foundation for Muskegon Community...

Genetic testing company signs on with Muskegon Innovation Hub

Tribune Newswire MUSKEGON — The Muskegon Innovation Hub at Grand Valley State University has added a new client to its business incubator program. The client is...

Ontario and Michigan Partner for Auto Industry Growth and Innovation

New Agreement to Enhance Regional Cooperation and Competitiveness From Tribune Newswire Lansing/Ontario - The Province of Ontario and the State of Michigan are working together to...

Local cupcake and tea party business caters to princesses

By Marla R. Miller When she’s not busy baking or hosting tea parties, Bertha Williams lingers near the front of her store in The Lakes...

Acme Bedding Company Manufacturing & Selling Beds Since 1946

Acme Bedding Company Manufacturing & Selling Beds Since 1946 By TOM KENDRA Muskegon County -The “Buy Local” sentiment seems to be gaining popularity in the Muskegon...
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Politics

Foundation Complicates Clinton’s Bid

AMY CHOZICK and STEVE EDER The kingdom of Saudi Arabia donated more than $10 million. Through a foundation, so did the son-in-law of a former...

The Failing Inside Mission to Tame Trump’s Tongue

By ALEXANDER BURNS and MAGGIE HABERMAN Donald Trump was in a state of shock: He had just fired his campaign manager and was watching the...

Fred Trump Taught His Son the Essentials of Showboating Self-Promotion

JASON HOROWITZ The throngs of New Yorkers who poured into Coney Island on a sweltering Sunday in July 1939 — shuffling past the rides,...

Emails Renew Questions About Clinton Foundation and State Dept. Overlap

ERIC LICHTBLAU WASHINGTON — A new batch of U.S. State Department emails released Tuesday showed the close and sometimes overlapping interests between the Clinton Foundation...

Parents of 2 Americans Killed in Benghazi Attack Sue Hillary Clinton

AMY CHOZICK The parents of two Americans killed in the 2012 attack on a U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, filed a lawsuit Monday against...

Trump, Hoping to Change Subject, Heads to Detroit to Talk Economics

ALAN RAPPEPORT Donald Trump will look to move past a week of turmoil Monday as he heads to Michigan to deliver a policy address...

Trump Endorses Ryan in Bid to Heal Republican Rift

NICK CORASANITI GREEN BAY, Wis. — Moving to heal a deepening rift within the Republican Party, Donald Trump belatedly endorsed the primary campaign of Speaker...

Fueled by Small Donations, Trump Makes Up Major Financial Ground

NICHOLAS CONFESSORE Donald Trump all but erased his enormous financial disadvantage against Hillary Clinton in the span of just two months, according to figures...

Rethinking the Role of Government in Society

EDUARDO PORTER It may be hard to remember, but Americans once appreciated the government that serves them. That’s long gone. Over the past six years, according...

Seemingly Fit, Trump Avoided Draft; Heel Spurs Led to One of Five Deferments

STEVE EDER and DAVE PHILIPPS Kitty Bennett contributed research. In 1968, at the age of 22, Donald Trump seemed the picture of health. He stood...
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Food

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...

Apple-Brie Pizza

GOOD HOUSEKEEPING ONE EDITORS: See Goodhskpng2 for Easy Homemade Dough recipe. Apple-Brie Pizza --- You're gonna love this easy French-style pizza packed with brie, caramelized onions and apple...

5 ways to take your grilling to a whole new level

5 ways to take your grilling to a whole new level  (BPT) - It's time to grab the tongs and apron because it is officially...

6 summer sides you never knew you could grill

6 summer sides you never knew you could grill (BPT) - What image does the word "grilling" bring to mind? Do you envision thick, juicy...

Health

Medicare: Start Early to Get the Facts

By Matilda Charles When it's time to sign up for Medicare, we're advised to start three months in advance. That three months might not be...

Study: Costs to care for stroke survivors rising

GRAND RAPIDS — A new study shows caring for elderly stroke survivors now costs nearly $40 billion per year with stroke survivors needing more...

The truth about Alzheimer’s: early detection makes a difference

The truth about Alzheimer's: early detection makes a difference (BPT) - It's the sixth-leading cause of death in the United States, affects more than 5...

Marijuana use Dampens Brain’s Response to Reward Over Time

Marijuana use Dampens Brain's Response to Reward Over Time ANN ARBOR—Most people would get a little 'rush' out of the idea that they're about to win...

How our own bodies may be the key to fighting cancer

How our own bodies may be the key to fighting cancer (BPT) - In August 2015, former President Jimmy Carter shared some very sad news...

Opinion

The National Split

THE BOB FRANKEN COLUMN By Bob Franken --- There's an interesting debate going on among some liberals, some "Never Trump" holdouts and even some other conservatives. It...

Editorial: Social Media Cowards attack Gabby Douglas

The charge against Olympic Gold Medalist Gabby Douglas is another example of how social media has reared it's ugly head. The alleged offense is that...

Sick Humor

By Bob Franken Sick Humor --- To be honest, I never realized that Mike Pence had such a wild sense of humor. I pegged him as...

Trump’s Road Still Open

By Patrick J. Buchanan At stake in 2016 is the White House, the Supreme Court, the Senate and, possibly, control of the House of Representatives. Hence,...

Editorial: Failed attempt at a “High Tech Lynching”

A statement by Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, recently came to mind when I(along with my business the Muskegon Tribune) was viciously and unfairly...

Entertainment

Grand Valley to host inventors at Maker Faire

GRAND RAPIDS — Grand Valley State University has partnered with the Grand Rapids Public Museum to host inventors and innovators during the third annual...

Annual Arts & Drafts Festival marks Norton Shores’ 40th year celebrating art

By Victor Skinner NORTON SHORES – The Norton Shores Arts & Drafts Festival is coming to Ross Park August 20, marking the 40th year the...

Scottville Clown Band to perform at Mc Graft Park

Muskegon - The popular McGraft Park Summer Concert Series continues this evening at 7:00pm with the entertaining and talented Scottville Clown Band, who are...

New Artists Market kicks off today at Harbor Theater

Muskegon County - Harbor Theater will host Muskegon’s new Artists’ Market on the 2nd Sunday of each month starting today from 2:00-4:00pm. The...

Award-Winning Christian Pianist set to Perform in Muskegon

Norton Shores - The Maranatha Bible & Missionary Conference will host Huntley Brown as part of their popular Summer concert series Brown has released 12...
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