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Gilda's Club Lowell Clubhouse celebrates 5 years


LOWELL, Mich. (WZZM)- Gilda's Club Lowell Clubhouse is celebrating five years in West Michigan Lindsay Jousma stopped by the News at Five to talk about its successes.


Gas drops below $3.00 a gallon

Gas drops below $3.00 a gallon

It’s something we haven’t seen for a long time.  Gasoline has finally dropped below $3.00 per gallon in West Michigan.  WZZM 13 spotted the first pump on Sunday at Costco on 28th Street SE in Cascade where unleaded gas was selling for $2.99.  Today, unleaded gas was selling for $2.98 a gallon at the Speedway station on Alpine Avenue South and 3 Mile Road NW in Walker.  GasBuddy.com shows gas prices as low as $2.83 at two Admiral stations in Lowell.

Gasoline prices have been dropping because U.S. oil and natural gas production are at a 28-year high due in part to the nation’s boom in shale oil.  Industry observers also attribute the decline to Americans burning less gas because of more fuel efficient vehicles and younger people are driving less.

For more local gas prices:    http://www.wzzm13.com/traffic/gas-prices

Lowell stays unbeaten


LOWELL, Mich. (WZZM) -- Lowelll stayed unbeaten on the season after a 20-12 win over Grand Rapids Christian Friday night.

The Red Arrows held a narrow 14-12 lead in the fourth quarter, but secured the victory with a fumble recovery in the end zone by Austin Hoekstra in the final 4 minutes.


Strong start lifts Lowell past Grand Haven


LOWELL, Mich. (WZZM) -- Lowell registered 20 points in the first quarter en route to a 32-14 win over Grand Haven Friday night.

Ryan Stevens tossed three touchdown passes to Gabe Steed from 63, 80 and 25-yards out.

Schaefer Thelen rushed for two touchdowns for the Buccaneers.

The Red Arrows improved to 5-0.


Lowell routs Reeths-Puffer


MUSKEGON, Mich. (WZZM) -- Lowell broke open a close game with a 21-point third quarter and defeated Muskegon Reeths-Puffer 42-6 Friday night.

The Red Arrows, who led 21-6 at the half, improves to 4-0.

Max Dean had three touchdown runs and Gabe Stead caught a pair of touchdown passes for Lowell.

Evan McCreary had the Rockets' lone score, an 11-yard touchdown run in he second quarter.


Construction to close stretch of Alden Nash


LOWELL TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WZZM) -- Drivers in the Lowell area will want to know that a stretch of Alden Nash Ave. will be closed Thursday and Friday for construction.

The Lowell Police Department posted on its Facebook page Wednesday information about the closure, which affects Alden Nash from Grand River Drive to Cascade Road.

The posted detour has drivers taking Snow Ave., which is west of Alden Nash, to get between Grand River Drive and Cascade Road.

Workers are going to be putting a thin overlay on top of existing asphalt to extend the road's life.


WMU-Cooley Professor & Retired Brigadier Gen. McDaniel Participates in W. Mich. Day of Remembrance

WMU-Cooley Professor & Retired Brigadier Gen. McDaniel Participates in W. Mich. Day of Remembrance

 

WMU-COOLEY LAW SCHOOL PROFESSOR AND RETIRED BRIGADIER GENERAL MICHAEL C.H. McDANIEL

PARTICIPATES IN WEST MICHIGAN DAY OF REMEMBRANCE

 

 

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – To honor all those who sacrificed their lives during the terrorist events of September 11, 2001, the Gerald R. Ford Council of the Boy Scouts of America and the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation and Museum hosted the 13th annual Day of Remembrance and Scout Salute from sunrise to sunset on September 11, 2014. WMU-Cooley Law School Professor and retired Brigadier General Michael C.H.