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Ferris State football wins national championship

First Division 2 national championship in program history, second national championship in school history

The Ferris State Bulldogs captured the school’s first NCAA Division II National Championship on Saturday night as the Bulldogs beat Valdosta State (Ga.) 58-17 in the title game at the McKinney ISD Stadium in Texas.

‘We have to save these individuals’

Montcalm County Sheriff’s Office joins surrounding counties to fight human trafficking

When committing crimes related to or involving human trafficking, perpetrators typically aren’t concerned with observing county lines or city limits.

Rather, local law enforcement officers have seen these kinds of criminals show up just about everywhere — including West Michigan.