Front Page, Week of June 17, 2022
Editor’s note: I have family coming into town this weekend, so the Front Page is coming to you early!
Well, the story of the weekend is Bridgefest, whether you’re enjoying it or just dealing with the traffic while trying to do other things with your weekend.
I was excited to be able to get out and photograph a parade for the first time in years, so you can find those below!
Last updated June 17, 2022
If you’re looking to get out of the Bridgefest crowd, head out to Gay for the Gay Fire Department Auxilary’s Sale and Bazaar fundraiser.
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Colin Jackson, Upper Michigan Source
“The bridge has actually received both a State Historic Civil Engineering Award and now the National Historic Award as well,” said ASCE-MI President Andrew Rossella.
The bridge was originally planned to receive this honor in 2020, but the presentation of the award was pushed back because of the pandemic.
Ed White, Associated Press
A Michigan police officer charged with murder after shooting Patrick Lyoya in the back of the head has been fired, officials said Wednesday.
Christopher Schurr, a Grand Rapids officer for seven years, waived his right to a hearing and was dismissed, effective last Friday, said City Manager Mark Washington.
The Associated Press
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