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!   Grand Rapids, Michigan – – Friday, November 13 – 2015 – – Six regional recipients of the world’s largest prize for great More »

Homicide in the City of Muskegon


On June 18th, 2016, Officers of the Muskegon Police Department were dispatched to the 900 block of E. Isabella Ave. on a report of shots fired and three subjects down. Officers located the three male victims laying in a yard;

Annual Juneteenth Celebration


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Over 500 Jobs from 28 Companies attending Job Fair!

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“2016 Thurgood Marshall Job, Health & Resource Fair”   Muskegon, MI (April 20, 2016) –West Michigan Community Help Network is proud to announce the annual Thurgood Marshall Job & Resource Fair coming to the Bishop Williams L. Burrell Multi-Plex Center

Sheriff issues Warning on Attempted Abduction in the area


  Muskegon County Sheriff’s Office ​   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 04-16-2016   Muskegon County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a report from a 16 year old female victim. She was attempting to walk home and was lost. A vehicle stopped and

Homicide in the City of Muskegon


 At 22:27 hrs, April 13th, 2016, Officers of the Muskegon Police Department were dispatched to the area of Laketon Ave near McIlwraith St, on a report of a shot heard. Officers arrived on scene to find Ja-mall Thelonious KITCHEN,age 19

2016 Muskegon Thurgood Marshall Job & Health Fair


  Hundreds of Jobs! 2016 Thurgood Marshall Job & Health Fair Tuesday, April 26, 2016, Bishop William L. Burrell Multi-Plex Center 412 E. Sherman Blvd Muskegon Heights, Michigan WUVS-LP 103.7 The Beat and WThe New M106-FM. is proud to present

Muskegon Homicide update


At 10:52pm on, April 2nd, 2016, Officers of the Muskegon Police Department were dispatched to the 1500 block of S. Getty St on a report of subject who had been shot.   Officers arrived on scene and located the victim, CHARLES


By: Emily Guiles Muskegon County has recently settled a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the surviving family members of Dahontae McKinley. He was an inmate in Muskegon County jail who was found dead in December 2012 by guards. McKinley was

2 Deputies Injured On Brooks Road


By: Emily Guiles In Sullivan Township near Brooks Road two sheriff’s deputies were injured responding to a call regarding a man who was armed and believed to be suicidal. When the police arrived the mother and child were escorted off

Muskegon Police arrested a person of interest in connection to recent Armed Robberies


On Sunday, March 27th, 2016, Officers of the Muskegon Police Department arrested a 24 year old man from Muskegon for Armed Robbery.  The man, who is lodged in the Muskegon County Jail, is also a person of interest in a

More On Funeral Director Thomas Clock Arrest

By: Emily Guiles Thomas Claude Clock has gotten the highest bond seen in Muskegon County for a misdemeanor charge. It was his second arraignment in four days and his third in 2 months, 500,000 cash or surety bond has been

Thomas Clock Arrested, and Body Found in Van


By: Emily Guiles Funeral home owner, Thomas Clock, was accused of leaving the body of 86 year old Helen Anthony in his funeral van for over a week while he falsely told the family that he cremated her. The Anthony

New Muskegon County Jail


By: Emily Guiles Lansing’s Granger Construction, as of Feb 25th, was presented with the 2015 build Michigan Award for its construction management of Muskegon County’s new jail and juvenile transitional facility. The project involved the construction of a new three

Muskegon Heights City Council


By: Emily Guiles The Muskegon Heights City Council has been very active in the month of February, Apple Avenue was closed at Madison st east of Getty on and Southbound Getty north of Laketon for much needed watermain repairs. On

Common Ground: African American Art


By: Emily Guiles The Muskegon Museum of Art has put together a journey through time and history with their new art exhibit focusing on African American art. The Common Ground exhibit is set up to show how African American artwork

Marsh Field from 1916 to 2016


By: Emily Guiles The Lakeshore Museum Center is home a new and limited time exhibit recounting the history of Marsh Field from its founding in 1916 to present. In 1916 Charles W. Marsh purchased four blocks at Laketon Ave ad

Terrance Stewart and Activism in Muskegon Heights


By: Emily Guiles Activism is alive and well in Muskegon Heights, and Terrance Stewart remarked that it was an honor just to be grouped in with such an outstanding bunch. Let alone win the Activism Beat Award. Stewart didn’t expect

February 9th After Game Shooting


By: Emily Guiles On Tuesday February 9th there was a shooting in the parking lot of a Muskegon Heights Academy after a basketball game against Ottawa Hills High School in Grand Rapids, and the opposing school denies any involvement and

The History of Black History Month

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By: Emily Guiles Black History month began in 1915, half a century after the 13th amendment abolished slavery. Black History Month is derived from “Negro History Week,” which took place in the first two weeks of February to coincide with

Water Crisis in Flint


By: Emily Guiles The city of Flint Mich. is currently going through an ongoing battle with their water and piping. Virginia Tech professor Marc Edwards, who has dealt with these circumstances before in Washington in 2010, has been investigating the