Managing your mental health during the coronavirus pandemic

Managing your mental health during the coronavirus pandemic

by Brianna Blackshire Contributing Reporter Muskegon, Michigan- The daily counts of COVID-19 cases and deaths reported by the Muskegon County health department tell the physical side of the coronavirus outbreak. Mentally, the effects of the pandemic aren’t as clear. The fear, uncertainty, loss, and social isolation caused by the pandemic have affected people of all […]

Orchard View Schools Seek Applications for Board Vacancy

Orchard View Schools Seek Applications for Board Vacancy

The Orchard View School Board of Education is seeking applications from Orchard View residents who would like to serve on the Orchard View Board of Education. This vacancy comes as the result of Trustee Angela Brown’s recent resignation. Angela has been an excellent board member and ambassador to the community. Angela has served on the […]

COVID-19 Variant Detected in Muskegon County

COVID-19 Variant Detected in Muskegon County

Muskegon – A case of the COVID-19 variant B.1.1.7 has been detected in Muskegon County. The individual has completed their isolation and close contacts were quarantined after the initial COVID-19 diagnosis. Variant identification is learned after the initial COVID -19 diagnosis when further testing of the specimen has been performed. The COVID-19 virus, as expected […]

Opinion: School board members caught in middle of return-to-school debate

Opinion: School board members caught in middle of return-to-school debate

By Nicole McKinney The debate to return students to school in-person full-time continues to heat up, and not just school staff and students are struggling, public school board members are caught in the middle, experiencing a great deal of stress, trying to balance what’s best for everyone involved. As elected officials, most school board members […]

Grand Valley State University offering free tuition to some lower-income students

Grand Valley State University offering free tuition to some lower-income students

By Ron French Low-income students in six Michigan counties will be guaranteed free tuition at Grand Valley State University under a program announced Monday. The Grand Valley Pledge offers four years of tuition-free college for students in families earning under $50,000 a year who reside in Kent, Ottawa, Calhoun, Muskegon, Grand Traverse and Wayne counties. […]

CDC confirms that double-masking significantly helps prevent the spread of COVID-19

CDC confirms that double-masking significantly helps prevent the spread of COVID-19

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a new report on Wednesday confirming what many experts had already suggested: wearing two masks prevents the spread of COVID-19 more than wearing just one mask. The CDC also reports that a tight mask fit is important and significantly protects the wearer from contracting COVID-19. For full […]

103.7 The Beat to Present Special Screening of JUDAS AND THE BLACK MESSIAH

103.7 The Beat to Present Special Screening of JUDAS AND THE BLACK MESSIAH

Muskegon – WUVS 103.7 The Beat in conjunction with Cinema Carousel present a special screening of JUDAS AND THE BLACK MESSIAH with a virtual audience talkback immediately after the film with the film subject’s son, Fred Hampton Jr. Friday, February 12, 2021, 6:20 p.m. at the Cinema Carousel in Muskegon, Michigan. “The late Fred Hampton […]