Data Center Could Move Into Muskegon Area

By: Emily Guiles For approximately 7 months The Right Place Inc. and Muskegon Area First have been trying to find potential buyers for a 650 acre plot of land on the northwest More »

FREE COMMUNITY DAY to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

   Muskegon, MI—The Muskegon Museum of Art (MMA) will host a FREE COMMUNITY DAY to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Day, on Monday, January 18, from 11:00 am to 7:00 pm. More »

Icy Roads Cause Accidents

By: Emily Guiles The first snow of the season is coming soon and so are the icy roads, the light snow that fell on December 18th has already caused some accidents. On More »

The 2015 BEAT Awards to air throughout Michigan!

The 2015 Beat Awards will be aired on Comcast channel 90 on the 5th, 12th, 19th, and 26th of December in Lansing, Grand Rapids, Muskegon, Flint, Ann Arbor & Ypsilanti Metro Areas More »

Video from our 14th Annual Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway

On Tuesday, November 24th we had our 14th Annual Thanksgiving Turkey giveaway. We were able to giveaway 200 Turkeys & Fixings.  Thanks to our Sponsors, Meijer, Plumbs, Tyler Sales, Pepsi, Scotts Meat, More »

CELEBRATION! CINEMA ANNOUNCES THE 2016 CELEBRATED SERVICE AWARD RECIPIENTS!

 CELEBRATION! CINEMA ANNOUNCES THE 2016 CELEBRATED SERVICE AWARD RECIPIENTS!   Grand Rapids, Michigan – – Friday, November 13 – 2015 – – Six regional recipients of the world’s largest prize for great More »

Mayor Sims State of the City Address

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By: Emily Guiles Recently Mayor Sims delivered her first State of the City Address. During the address Sims made many points, the first of which was that despite the preconceived notions that surround the Muskegon Heights area, there are many

Best Gospel Artist Spotlight: Jeremie Harris

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By: Emily Guiles Jeremie Harris is the winner of the Gospel Music Beat Award, and he says that the Beat Award s instill a sense of pride in the community and honors people for the small things they do. To him,

Randy “Huckabee” Dame

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By: Emily Guiles Randy “Huckabee” Dame was the winner of the 2015 Beat Award for social media, Dame uses social media because he believes that it makes it much easier and efficient to keep in contact with family members and

New Interim City Police Chief

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By: Emily Guiles On January 5th former police chief Lynne Gill retired officially. And on January 12th Joseph E Thomas Jr. was voted in as the new Interim Police Chief of Muskegon Heights. Mayor Sims stated that she hopes the

The fight against blight in Muskegon Heights

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By: Emily Guiles There have been 61 houses torn down and counting in the fight against blight in Muskegon Heights. The demolitions officially began in July of 2015, and is being led by Muskegon County Land Bank Director Tim Burgess.

Nicole Bradford

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By: Emily Guiles Winner of the young professional Beat Award, Nicole Bradford said that winning the Beat Award has enabled her to form relationships with people in the community that she wouldn’t have otherwise. Bradford also said that it is

Data Center Could Move Into Muskegon Area

By: Emily Guiles For approximately 7 months The Right Place Inc. and Muskegon Area First have been trying to find potential buyers for a 650 acre plot of land on the northwest corner of the Muskegon County Wastewater management facility.

FREE COMMUNITY DAY to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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   Muskegon, MI—The Muskegon Museum of Art (MMA) will host a FREE COMMUNITY DAY to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Day, on Monday, January 18, from 11:00 am to 7:00 pm. The MMA will offer free admission, children’s art

The Wait For City Manager Contract Continues

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At the December 21st Muskegon Heights council meeting there was a recommendation from the interim city manager to approve the proposed fiscal year, 2016 budget and milage rate. Also to approve the amendments to the budget. This recommendation was unanimously

Gemini Da Poet One Winner of The Beat Awards

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By: Emily Guiles   Winner of the 2015 Beat Award for Best Spoken Word was Muskegon Heights resident, Ebony Davis AKA Gemini Da Poet. Davis said that just being nominates for a Beat Award, and to be recognized by the

Icy Roads Cause Accidents

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By: Emily Guiles The first snow of the season is coming soon and so are the icy roads, the light snow that fell on December 18th has already caused some accidents. On December 18th there were two roll over accidents

Update on the Candidacy For the 92ns District

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By: Emily Guiles New developments in the race for the 92nd district election, two of the previous candidates have dropped out. Marcia Hovey-Wright currently serves as the 92nd district representative which includes, Muskegon, Muskegon Heights, Muskegon Township, North Muskegon, Fruitland

Recent Shootings in Muskegon Heights

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By: Emily Guiles On December 8th a motorist was shot while driving on Park St on Tuesday afternoon. Witnesses said shots were fired first on Maplewood Ave near Norton Ave continuing on to Park St where the victim, now identified

Terry Sabo Announces His Candidacy For The 92nd District

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By: Emily Guiles On the steps of the Muskegon County Justice building on Dec 12th 2015, Terry Sabo, Muskegon’s Chairman of Commissioners announced his candidacy for the 92nd district on the State level. Sabo hopes to work tirelessly in order

The 2015 BEAT Awards to air throughout Michigan!

The 2015 Beat Awards will be aired on Comcast channel 90 on the 5th, 12th, 19th, and 26th of December in Lansing, Grand Rapids, Muskegon, Flint, Ann Arbor & Ypsilanti Metro Areas From 11am to 2:30pm With an additional airing

The Roads In Muskegon Heights

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By: Emily Guiles It is no secret that the roads in Muskegon Heights are not the greatest, and heven’t been for a long time. Muskegon Heights is on a tight budget, but the citizens have been pushing for roads to

Thanksgiving and the 103.7 14th Annual Turkey Giveaway

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By: Emily Guiles One of the most historic holidays in the United States is Thanksgiving, it has been celebrated since 1863. A traditional thanksgiving celebration includes a large feast while surrounded by family and friends. With the iconic representation of

The Murder of Laquan McDonald

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By: Emily Guiles In Chicago Illinois on Tuesday November 24th a video of the murder of 17 year old Laquan McDonald was released to the press, 13 months after his death. The city opposed the release of the footage until

Overview of the 2015 Beat Awards

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By: Emily Guiles It was an emotional start to the 2015 Beat Awards on Saturday November 21st. The event is put together by 103.7 the Beat radio station each year, and attracts a glamorous crowd of Muskegon Community Members. And

Video from our 14th Annual Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway

On Tuesday, November 24th we had our 14th Annual Thanksgiving Turkey giveaway. We were able to giveaway 200 Turkeys & Fixings.  Thanks to our Sponsors, Meijer, Plumbs, Tyler Sales, Pepsi, Scotts Meat, DTE Energy & Patterson’s Drug Store.