Event Notices From November 6

The latest meeting and event notices from Michigan’s technology-focused companies, institutions and groups

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/06/2012

Squirrel Dinner Gone Awry May Cost Cooker $10,000

Damage from a southwest Michigan apartment complex fire believed to have been sparked by a resident trying to cook a squirrel with a propane torch is estimated at $1.4 million.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/25/2012

Torch Used To Singe Squirrel May Have Sparked Fire

Authorities say person using a propane torch in preparing to eat a squirrel may have sparked an apartment complex fire that displaced dozens of people in southwestern Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/11/2012

The DeZwaan windmill at Holland's Windmill Island Gardens. (Credit: Jarek Tuszynski/Wikimedia Commons)

250-Year-Old Windmill Needs $720K In Repairs

Mayor Kurt Dykstra is optimistic that a fundraising campaign could raise enough money to restore the Holland landmark.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/23/2012

150 Sickened After Eating At Holland Area Restaurant

State health officials on the west side of the state say the number of people reporting illness after eating at a restaurant in Holland has now reached 150.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/31/2012

(credit: John Medina/Getty Images)

Holland Woman, 84, Has Skydiving Wish Granted

An 84-year-old Holland woman has realized her dream — of jumping out of a plane from 10,000 feet.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/21/2012

indian trails

Indian Trails, MDOT Launch America’s First Bus Fleet With ‘Hearing Loops’

The Michigan Department of Transportation and Indian Trails Inc., have teamed up to install “hearing loop” technology on a fleet of 17 motorcoaches operating 34 scheduled routes that serve passengers throughout Michigan’s Upper and Lower Peninsulas.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/19/2012

Police believe these men are responsible for recent motorhome thefts in West Michigan. (Courtesy: Grand Rapids Police Department)

Thieves Target ‘Homes On Wheels’

Three 40-foot motorhomes have been stolen in the past month and a half, and police are seeking two men as part of an organized theft ring they believe is operating in West Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/12/2012

T-shirt available at Harbor Wear of Holland, Michigan (credit: Facebook)

Tulip Time Festival Could Be ‘Stemfest’

The annual Tulip Time festival in West Michigan is looking like it might be more of a “stemfest” thanks to unseasonably warm weather that brought out blooming flowers earlier than usual this year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/03/2012

Man Who Resisted Police Wins Supreme Court Case

The Michigan Supreme Court says people can resist police officers who unlawfully enter their homes.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/21/2012