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 […]

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 […]