mayor

3 Questions with the Candidate: Steve Gawron

Oct 12, 2017

This November, voters in the City of Muskegon will head to the polls to consider two candidates running for the office of Mayor. Running for re-election is Mayor Steve Gawron. 

Prior to being elected as Mayor, Gawron served 16 years on the city council.  WGVU asked Mayor Gawron three questions.

3 questions with the Candidate: Will Springstead

Oct 12, 2017

This November, voters in the City of Muskegon will head to the polls to consider two candidates running for the office of Mayor. Challenging the current Mayor for his office is Will Springstead. 

Springstead is a Muskegon native and Army Veteran who is heavily involved in his neighborhood association. WGVU’s asked him 3 questions. 

Click on the link above to hear the interview.

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FLINT, Mich. (AP) - The mayor of Flint is breaking her silence and denying allegations that she was using the city's water crisis to get cash for a political fund.

Former city administrator Natasha Henderson filed a lawsuit Monday, claiming she was dismissed for being a whistleblower.

She says she was fired after reporting that Mayor Karen Weaver was trying to steer donations to a campaign fund instead of a charity for families with lead-tainted water.

Weaver released a statement Wednesday, saying Henderson is making "outrageously false claims."

A 160-year old international company officially opened it’s a state-of-the-art innovation center in Grand Rapids

Hutchinson’s world headquarters is located just outside Paris, France. Its first location in the United States is Grand Rapids. The automotive, aerospace and defense manufacturer employs 300 people at its 30-acre campus at 460 Fuller Avenue. This is where Hutchinson has opened its first North American Innovation Center.