Tanger Outlets prepares for grand opening

BYRON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — Construction crews are putting the final touches on the new $80 million Tanger Outlets in West Michigan. The outlet mall sits along U.S. 131, on the south side of 84th Street in Byron Township. Tanger Outlets General Manager Randy Zimmerman said crews are installing furniture, hanging store signs and cleaning […]
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Power outages, light damage from Saturday storms

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) – Strong storms swept across West Michigan twice Saturday in stunning fashion. The first wave of storms didn’t produce much damage, but did spin out this waterspout near the Glen area! A waterspout on Lake Michigan near Glenn, Michigan. (Courtesy: Sandy Tim Mielke via ReportIt) Gusty winds, frequent lightning and heavy rain […]
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Beaches, pools prepare for summer’s first 90 degree day

SOUTH HAVEN, Mich. (WOOD) — West Michigan pools and beaches are getting ready for a potentially busy weekend as temperatures may rise into the 90s for the first time this summer. Van Buren State Park Supervisor Kurt Maxwell said camping numbers have been good this summer but beach use has been down slightly. Maxwell said […]
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Break-ins reveal lacking storage facility security

WYOMING, Mich. (WOOD) — Break-ins over the weekend at a Wyoming storage facility revealed advertised security is not in place even though customers are paying for it. Storage Pros located on S. Division Avenue south of 54th Street advertised around-the-clock surveillance and other security services on its website. But when seven storage units were broken […]
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