Editorial: Aquaboogie

Editorial: Aquaboogie

By Mr. Joe Walker, Managing Editor of MuskegonTribune.com I never learned to swim. Growing up in Muskegon and its surrounding areas, propelling through water is basically a lakeshore birthright! When I was younger, I took swim lessons at the local YFCA, and I even attended a class in high school. Today I sink like an […]

President Trump draws thousands to Muskegon rally

President Trump draws thousands to Muskegon rally

By Mr. Joe Walker Tribune Writer President Donald Trump held a rally at Muskegon County Airport in Muskegon, MI on October 17, 2020. This is the fourth time a sitting president has visited the city. Thousands gathered at the airport to hear Trump speak with just over 2 weeks before the November 3rd Election Day. […]

Two safe Halloween options for Muskegon residents

Two safe Halloween options for Muskegon residents

By Mr. Joe Walker Tribune Writer Muskegon residents who enjoy seasonal Halloween festivities have expressed their concerns about celebrating safely during this COVID-19 pandemic. There are options available for parents who may be leery of traditional door-to-door Trick-Or-Treating. One of those options is a 2nd annual Trunk or Treat taking place at 5PM on Halloween […]

State of Michigan and MSU Launch COVID-19 App Pilot for Campus and the Surrounding Community

State of Michigan and MSU Launch COVID-19 App Pilot for Campus and the Surrounding Community

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS), Michigan Department of Technology, Management and Budget (DTMB) and Michigan State University (MSU) today launched a COVID-19 exposure notification app pilot program on MSU’s campus and for the surrounding community. The app is a next step to help reduce the spread of the virus following increased […]

Governor Whitmer takes action to protect workers, keep workplaces safe from COVID-19

Governor Whitmer takes action to protect workers, keep workplaces safe from COVID-19

The Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA) within the Michigan Dept. of Labor and Economic Opportunity (LEO) is one of the first state OSHA programs to promulgate rules which clarify the safety requirements employers must follow to protect their employees from COVID-19. Governor Gretchen Whitmer today signed her concurrence of the need for a comprehensive […]

U of M Researcher to Discuss Wealth’s Impact on Educational Pathways on Oct. 29

U of M Researcher to Discuss Wealth’s Impact on Educational Pathways on Oct. 29

The Muskegon Community College Lecture Series continues on Thursday, Oct. 29, with an online talk titled “Charting How Wealth Shapes Educational Pathways from Childhood to Early Adulthood: A Developmental Process Model.” The free event begins at 6 p.m. To join the lecture on Zoom, please click the following link: https://muskegoncc-edu.zoom.us/j/96503011917?pwd=dHk5ZTJteE92Vlc0YW1mcFF1YUdUdz09 Meeting ID:965 0301 1917 Passcode: 231181 […]

Supreme Court Denies Gov Request To Delay Emergency Powers Ruling

Supreme Court Denies Gov Request To Delay Emergency Powers Ruling

The Supreme Court today denied Governor Gretchen Whitmer‘s request to delay the effect of its ruling, holding she lacks the unilateral authority to keep Michigan under a state of emergency, and instead said the ruling will take effect upon the entry of an order by a Court of Claims judge. Ms. Whitmer’s request to delay the […]

Editorial: Upside Down

Editorial: Upside Down

By Mr. Joe Walker, Managing Editor of MuskegonTribune.com I was considerably athletic as a child. My mother would often remark about how fast, balanced, and agile I was. Yet, I could not breakdance! I watched the movie Breakin’ all the time and I knew I would be a breaker too. What I wanted most of […]