The fourth of July can be stressful on pets, especially dogs. The Kent County Animal Shelter sees a jump in the number of runaway dogs this time of year because they become frightened by the noise of fireworks.
The company will invest $50 million to increase production of the site's flagship product, Liberty Herbicide. The products is used by farmers around the world to control weeds in corn and soybean fields.
Officials say a fire at a Grand Rapids demolition and salvage business caused an estimated $1 million in damage. The fire began around 9:30 p.m. Wednesday at Pitsch Companies, located at 675 Richmond NW near Alpine Avenue.