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A proud Wolf looks back on a career of service to Wyoming  School News Network

Superintendent Thomas Reeder knows how to direct students toward success: remove barriers. He has taken it upon himself to clear pathways, whether it be to ...

Ex-convict, realtor gives back in mentor's memory

Now that his mentor is gone, Anthony Lambers wants to continue Richard Pullen's legacy at Wyoming Public Schools with a scholarship fund.

Wyoming schools ready to celebrate end of restructuring, rebranding process  The Grand Rapids Press -

Wyoming schools holding ribbon cutting, open house, for its new Wyoming High School on Thursday, Aug. 23 at 4 p.m..

Last Wyoming Park senior class shares thoughts on graduation after heartbreaking loss of classmate

The class is Wyoming Parks 75th to graduate, and will be the school's last.

Former Wyoming Park student is sentenced to prison for drunken crash that killed classmates  The Grand Rapids Press -

Mavima's blood alcohol level was 0.10, above the legal limit of 0.08, at the time of the crash.

Grand Rapids rapper Steven Malcolm emerging as national Christian hip hop star

Steven Malcolm didn't set out to be a Christian rapper, let alone a rising national star in the genre.Indeed, the Grand Rapids hip hop artist and Wyoming Park ...

Running into place: track and cross-country coach Grant Lofdahl's path to WSU  The South End

Wayne State's athletic department has a history of coaches sticking around. Grant Lofdahl – one of the newest coaches to start at WSU – is looking long term too.

“I realize what a privilege it is”  School News Network

Rockstar Teachers Series: There's just something about certain teachers that draws students to them in droves and keeps them checking in years, even decades ...

Teens killed in I-196 off-ramp crash were students at Wyoming Park, police say  The Grand Rapids Press -

Garret Ellison | MLive.comThis car was carrying six Wyoming Park High School students when it rolled off the left side of the Exit 72 offramp from I-196 onto ...

Grace Bible inducts 3 former athletes into Hall of Fame

Grand Rapids, MI - Allen Durham, Cory Jamieson, and Jessica (Sikorski) Kurtz were inducted into to the Grace Athletics Hall of Fame on Saturday night at the ...

Hollands Greg Ceithaml teaches, trains then coaches against former players

HOLLAND — Walking to midfield of Comstock Park High School last year in the Division 2 state soccer final with his players, Holland head coach Greg Ceithaml ...

Teen killers get 40-75 years for 'savage' murder of Grand Rapids boy, 16  Detroit Free Press

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Michael White's mother brought an urn of the slain teen's ashes to court Wednesday, telling his young killers “this is what I'm left with.''.

Police say teen driver in fatal drunken driving crash admitted to his actions

WYOMING, MI –Takunda Mavima, the teen driver facing multiple drunken driving charges in the crash that killed two fellow Wyoming Park High School teens, ...

Fatal crash anniversary: Wyoming students remember 'we are not invincible'  The Grand Rapids Press -

WYOMING, MI — “We are not invincible.” Those words written on balloons and lanterns filled the Wyoming sky on Monday, May 20, as the community gathered ...

Wyoming native Nick Sarnicola wants to give away $1 million to train young entreprenuers

Nick Sarnicola, shown in his Wyoming Park High School senior photo, says he wanted to more exposure to the entrepreneurial life he now enjoys. Courtesy ...

Mother of teen killed in Wyoming crash shows mercy toward alleged drunken driver

WYOMING, MI -- Angel Howell on Wednesday afternoon walked into a Wyoming courtroom exactly one month after a crash that killed her daughter and, for the ...

Ex-prep stars accused in beating death  The Grand Rapids Press -

Three former Wyoming Park High School standouts are among six people accused in the beating death of another local gridiron standout, Jonathan "Jono" ...

Man accused of running red light, causing crash that killed teen, pleads to misdemeanor driving violation

Police said Jurewicz reported the sun was in his eyes prior to the crash.

West Michigan Millionaire Talks Self-Made Health Empire  Fox17

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (May 15, 2014) -- Nick Sarnicola has come a long way since his days at Wyoming Park High School. At 35, the West Michigan husband ...

Company where worker died fined $558K  WZZM

Grand Rapids Plastics issued 55 violations related to plant safety.

Jury finds Eric Freeman guilty of manslaughter in beating death of Jonathon 'Jono' Krystiniak

Eric Freeman, 19, was the only one of five people prosecuted in the beating death of Jonathon "Jono" Krystiniak outside a downtown Grand Rapids bar who ...

Inmate to stay locked up in 1970 killing of store clerk, Wyoming teacher  The Grand Rapids Press -

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Chester Patterson, who shot and killed Frederick “Rick” Tholen III in a 1970 holdup, will remain locked up despite his efforts to be paroled.

Mom hopes vigil for Wyoming student helps others avoid pain of teen suicide  The Grand Rapids Press -

WYOMING -- Jennifer Fritz believes she may have missed the signs that her 16-year-old son needed help. Today, she wants to help others who may be thinking ...

Home from China, Drew Neitzel remains focused on NBA career

Neitzel, 27, was one of the final cuts at Dallas Mavericks training camp last year.

Takunda Mavima, 17-year-old charged in traffic crash that killed two Wyoming Park teens, has hearing

Timothy See, 17, and Krysta Howell, 15, died in the May 20 crash.

Mothers who each lost a son to suicide share mission to erase stigma of mental illness  Muskegon Chronicle -

Cory Morse | The Grand Rapids PressHealing garden: Jeni Fritz, left, and Mary Eardley each lost a son to suicide. Fritz lost Branden, 16, May 25, 2008. Eardley ...

Quarterback Casey Therriault thrives in Germany as he leaves his past conviction behind

GRAND RAPIDS, MI -- Casey Therriault accepts that his football career -- and his life, really -- will be judged differently because of a 2009 involuntary ...

5 Grand Rapids crime stories to remember from 2012  The Grand Rapids Press -

Grand Rapids firefighters and paramedics work at the scene of a shooting that killed Lance Byers near the corner of State St. and Lafayette Ave. SE Feb. 21.

Drew Neitzel weighs in on China tour with NBA greats Allen Iverson, Clyde Drexler and Dennis Rodman

Former Wyoming Park, MSU standout tweets on NBA Legends Tour that has been a lovefest for Allen Iverson.

Sentences are handed down in beating death of 'Jono' Krystiniak

UPDATE: Judge praises the strength of Jono Krystiniak's mother as he sentences four of the five young men accused in the 2008 beating death. A little over a ...

Teen Gets Prison Term For Deadly Drunken Crash  CBS Local

A teenager has received a prison term for a drunken driving crash on a West Michigan expressway exit ramp that killed two of his high school classmates.

In reversal, rising death rates among middle-age whites in Michigan  Bridge Michigan

A national study finds rising death rates for midlife whites without a college education, even as mortality rates for other groups fall. So it is in Michigan, with stress ...

Jono Krystiniak's mother to young defendants: 'I don't want your actions here to be what you're remembered for.' Four of five suspects are sentenced in 2008 beating death.

GRAND RAPIDS -- If it weren't for the victim's mother, two men who pled guilty in the beating death of Jonathan "Jono" Krystiniak would lead far different lives in ...

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