This week in Muskegon

A Michigan Irish Music Festival goer watches the sunset over Muskegon Lake Saturday evening. Photo by Anna Gustafson

Happy new week, Muskegon!

We know there’s a lot of news that happens during the week, and it’s not always easy to find the time to stay up to date. So, with that in mind, each Sunday we publish a weekly roundup of Muskegon news, from what has happened over the past week to what you can expect during the coming week. That’s a lot of ground to cover, so if there are stories you think should be included this week, or that you’d like to see included the following Sunday, let us know! Either comment below or send our editor, Anna Gustafson, an email at

Click on the links below for each of the related articles.

The Muskegon Heritage Museum raised more than $1.2 million for an elevator, programs, and more. [Muskegon Times]

There are plans to make Muskegon a food processing powerhouse–and dramatically reshape the area’s economy. [Muskegon Times.]

The second annual ‘Love Lives Here’ rally will celebrate diversity in Muskegon on Monday, Sept. 17. [Muskegon Chronicle]

The Muskegon Board of Education will hold it September meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 18. [Muskegon BOE]

Access to housing in Muskegon plays a huge role in family stabilization and neighborhood revitalization. [Community enCompass]

Muskegon Heights will receive $8.1 million from a water lawsuit settlement involving Norton Shores and Fruitport Township. [Muskegon Chronicle]

The Lakeshore Museum Center is now able to better service children and adults with sensory disorders. [Lakeshore Museum Center]

Community enCompass’s annual Taste & See 2018 is just around the corner, on Sept. 24. [Community enCompass]

A sailboat crew rescued two people near Kruse Park in Lake Michigan. [Muskegon Chronicle]

The ‘Walk to End Alzheimer’s’ will be held at Heritage Landing on Sept. 22. [Muskegon Channel]

Fight human trafficking by supporting the Behind the Mask Masquerade Ball at The Watermark. [Muskegon Channel]

The Muskegon Chamber of Commerce is celebrating its 125th anniversary. [Muskegon Channel]

See some of the most beautiful yards in Muskegon. [Muskegon Chronicle]

Take a look inside the L.C. Walker Arena as renovations progress. [Muskegon Chronicle]

Watch this week’s Muskegon City Commission meeting here. [City of Muskegon]

Muskegon Community College will host a free public reception of “Truth: Works By Brenda Beerhorst and Cathy Marashi” on Oct. 4. [MCC News]

‘Armand Merizon: His Life and Art’ will open at the Muskegon Museum of Art on Thursday, Sept. 20. [Muskegon Museum of Art]

Learn about Muskegon’s history at the ‘Images of America: Muskegon’ book talk and signing at the Lakeshore Museum Center on Thursday, Sept. 20. [Lakeshore Museum]

Hey, runners (and walkers)! Learn more about the ‘Run Muskegon‘ group at Pigeon Hill this Wednesday, Sept. 19. [Pigeon Hill]

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