Baker College Dean of Culinary Appointed to Prestigious Commission

Baker College Dean of Culinary Appointed to Prestigious Commission

Tribune News Wire MUSKEGON– Chef Tom Recinella, Dean of Culinary at Baker College and its Culinary Institute of Michigan (CIM), has been appointed to the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation Accrediting Commission (ACFEFAC) as the Central Region Education Representative, effective immediately. Recinella will serve the national industry organization in this new role through 2024. Later […]

Muskegon Big Boy Grand Opening Set for Saturday February 13

Muskegon Big Boy Grand Opening Set for Saturday February 13

By Victor Skinner The Muskegon Tribune There’s a new Big Boy in Muskegon, and it’s kind of a big deal. The iconic youngster in checkered overalls has greeted Michiganders for decades, but the franchise’s newest establishment at 1720 E. Sternberg Road will serve as a proving ground for an entirely new look and revamped menu. […]

Michigan lawmakers jump to head of COVID vaccine line, as seniors scramble

Michigan lawmakers jump to head of COVID vaccine line, as seniors scramble

By Mike Wilkinson As thousands of seniors scramble for the coronavirus vaccine, some politicians in southeast Michigan are jumping to the front of line with the help of their local governments. Oakland County and Detroit have offered the vaccine to politicians, with Oakland offering it to state legislators and county commissioners and Detroit offering it […]

Muskegon Heights native launches multi-state law firm

Muskegon Heights native launches multi-state law firm

By Victor Skinner Contributing Reporter When Te Smith graduated from Muskegon Heights High School in 2007, the accomplished jazz musician headed off to pursue his passion for music with dreams of becoming an entertainment attorney or music mogul. Fourteen years later, Smith is enjoying a homecoming of sorts with the launch of a multi-state law […]

Poor handling of virus cost Trump his reelection, campaign autopsy finds

Poor handling of virus cost Trump his reelection, campaign autopsy finds

Josh Dawsey The Washingtn Post Former President Donald Trump lost the 2020 election largely due to his handling of the coronavirus pandemic, according to a post-election autopsy completed by Trump campaign pollster Tony Fabrizio. The 27-page document shows that voters in 10 key states rated the pandemic as their top voting issue, and President Biden […]

$5 Million Federal Grant to Help MCC Address Healthcare Needs Locally

$5 Million Federal Grant to Help MCC Address Healthcare Needs Locally

Muskegon Community College will partner with four Michigan community colleges as part of a $5 million federal grant to meet regional healthcare demands for a skilled workforce. The U.S. Department of Labor awarded the Strengthening Community Colleges Training Program grant to Grand Rapids Community College, which is heading a coalition involving MCC, Alpena CC, Lansing […]

Michigan Militia member pleads guilty to Whitmer kidnapping plot, agrees to testify

Michigan Militia member pleads guilty to Whitmer kidnapping plot, agrees to testify

A Michigan militia member accused of plotting to kidnap Gov. Gretchen Whitmer pleaded guilty to federal charges on Wednesday and agreed to testify against his alleged co-conspirators. Ty Garbin, 25, an airplane mechanic from Hartland Township in Livingston County, pleaded guilty to a federal kidnapping conspiracy charge punishable by up to life in prison with […]

Ra’eese “The Beast” Aleem Scores Technical Knockout Over Victor Pasillas in Co-Main Event on SHOWTIME

Ra’eese “The Beast” Aleem Scores Technical Knockout Over Victor Pasillas in Co-Main Event on SHOWTIME

Tribune Newswire It’s official. Muskegon, Michigan has it’s first boxing world champion and it’s Ra’eese “The Beast” Aleem. Muskegon native Ra’eese Aleem (18-0, 12 KOs) handed Victor Pasillas (15-1, 8 KOs) his first professional loss with an impressive 11th-round technical knockout. Aleem, 30, entered the fight ranked in the top-10 by the WBA and IBF […]

Muskegon native wins by KO becomes first every World Champion from City

Muskegon native wins by KO  becomes first every World Champion from City

Tribune Newswire It’s official. Muskegon, Michigan has it’s first boxing world champion and it’s Ra’eese “The Beast” Aleem. Muskegon native Ra’eese Aleem (18-0, 12 KOs) handed Victor Pasillas (15-1, 8 KOs) his first professional loss with an impressive 11th-round technical knockout. Aleem, 30, entered the fight ranked in the top-10 by the WBA and IBF […]