Gumbo Cook-Off returns to Louie’s with everything from gumbo coney dogs to gumbo mac and cheese

It was a little after the fact, but Mardis Gras finally arrived in Kalamazoo on Sunday afternoon, when the 10th annual Gumbo Cook-Off took place.

Eaton County sheriff’s sergeant shoots, kills 17-year-old during struggle

The sergeant had stopped Guildford about 8:30 p.m. in Roxand Township, west of Grand Ledge, and “a struggle ensued” between he and Guildford, the driver, according to the state police.

Deputies nab suspect in series of Superior Township home invasions

Police were called about 11:30 p.m. Feb. 28 to the 1200 block of Stamford Road for a home invasion in progress, according to the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office.

Portage Winter Blast Half Marathon and 5K runners: Check your run times here

More than 800 runners braved frigid temperatures this morning for the third annual Winter Blast Half Marathon and 5K. Check your times with this link.

Top 5 things to do in Muskegon area this week: Well-Strung concert, ‘Big Hero 6′ and more

Looking for something to do in the Muskegon area this week? Here are some of the top things going on March 2-5.