Ionia County

A goodwill store is leveled by a tornado in Portland, Michigan. (credit: Jon Hewett/WWJ)

Gov. Snyder Declares State Of Disaster After Ionia County Tornado

More than 50 homes and three churches were among the structures damaged when the twister hit the downtown area.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/06/2015

A goodwill store is leveled by a tornado in Portland, Michigan. (credit: Jon Hewett/WWJ)

Portland, Michigan Cleans Up After Devastating Tornado Strikes; ‘The Freight Train Sound? It’s True’

“It’s devastating, but I like to see the community come together…”

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/23/2015

An emu. (credit: istock)

Escaped Emu Running Loose In Ionia County; Will Likely Have To Be Shot

An emu has been on the loose in Ionia County for the past few days after escaping from a farm.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/16/2015

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Police Continue Search For Missing 10-Year-Old Boy

Officials say Devon Morrison of Belding in Ionia County, was last seen carrying a fishing pole Saturday afternoon.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/15/2013

Bones Found In 1981 Are Native American In Origin

Authorities have determined that human remains found in a mid-Michigan family’s yard in 1981 are Native American in origin and may be 1,000 or more years old.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/29/2013

File photo of a smartphone. (credit: Getty Images)

Mich. Judge Holds Self In Contempt For His Smartphone

A Michigan judge whose smartphone disrupted a hearing in his own courtroom has held himself in contempt and paid $25 for the infraction.

04/15/2013

Marti Schrauben (Booking Photo)

Ex-Funeral Home Employee Pleads In Embezzlement

A former Michigan funeral home employee who authorities say embezzled nearly $500,000 from 2008 through 2010 has reached a plea deal.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/09/2013

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Marquette Becomes Verizon’s 400th 4G LTE Market

Verizon Wireless announced that Marquette, Michigan, will become the 400th market to receive high-speed mobile broadband service with the expansion of its 4G Long Term Evolution network on Oct. 18.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/09/2012

Krag Sanford (Booking photo)

Ex-Teacher Who Impregnated Student Will Get Pension, State Health Care

A 59-year-old former Michigan teacher who authorities say had a sexual relationship with a then-16-year-old student in 2010 is expected to keep getting his pension from the state.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/15/2012

Krag Sanford (Booking photo)

Ex-Teacher Who Impregnated Student Gets 9 Months In Jail, Awaits Next Sentence

A 59-year-old former Michigan teacher who authorities say had a sexual relationship with a then-16-year-old student in 2010 has been sentenced to nine months behind bars.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/04/2012

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