Zeeland City http://michiganradio.org en Stores pull Michigan-made Enfamil out of "abundance of caution" http://michiganradio.org/post/stores-pull-michigan-made-enfamil-out-abundance-caution <p>More retailers have pulled a batch of&nbsp;Enfamil&nbsp;infant formula from their shelves, after the death of a Missouri baby from a rare bacterial infection.&nbsp;</p><p>The formula is made in a Zeeland, Michigan factory.&nbsp; It has not been linked to the death.&nbsp;&nbsp;Testing by the CDC and FDA&nbsp;could take weeks to complete.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>Walmart, Kroger and several other retailers took the action out of an abundance of caution, after the death of a 10-day-old infant who had been consuming Enfamil infant formula.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 23 Dec 2011 19:30:40 +0000 Tracy Samilton 5544 at http://michiganradio.org Unlikely West Michigan foes debate bridge in Detroit http://michiganradio.org/post/unlikely-west-michigan-foes-debate-bridge-detroit <p>Supporters and opponents of the new international bridge from Detroit to Windsor, Ontario, are still debating the merits of the proposal nearly a week <a href="http://www.michiganradio.org/post/bridge-proposal-dies-michigan-legislature-snyder-considers-other-options">after the bridge plan failed to get enough support in the state legislature.</a></p> Wed, 26 Oct 2011 04:03:16 +0000 Lindsey Smith 4697 at http://michiganradio.org Unlikely West Michigan foes debate bridge in Detroit Saline wins "Snowman Building Champion of the Free World" trophy http://michiganradio.org/post/saline-wins-snowman-building-champion-free-world-trophy <p>Looking at the photos... they don't really look like snowmen - more like snowbots, but I guess that's the kind of quality you can expect when the goal is <em>quantity.</em></p><p>The cities of Zeeland, St. Clair and Saline took part in a snowman building contest over the weekend.</p><p>As <a href="http://michiganradionews.org/post/three-cities-preparing-build-armies-snowmen-weekend">Michigan Radio's</a> Lindsey Smith reported, the goal of the contest was to see who could build the most snowmen (at least 4ft. tall) in a 2 hour period with 50 volunteers.</p><p>The volunteers employed garbage cans, pickle buckets, and Pam cooking spray to help them churn the snow creatures out.</p><p>The city of Saline came out on top winning the soon-to-be coveted, wood-carved trophy known as "Frosty."</p><p>Here are the final tallies:</p><p><strong>1st Place - Saline </strong>with <strong>483</strong> snowmen like creatures</p><p><strong>2nd place - Zeeland</strong> with <strong>268</strong></p><p><strong>3rd place - St. Clair</strong> with <strong>113</strong></p><p>St. Clair Downtown Development Director Dan Lockwood blamed their poor showing on "terrible packing snow."</p><p><a href="http://photos.mlive.com/4469/gallery/zeeland_competes_in_snowman_building_contest/index.html?fromentry=5641219&amp;fromblog=3625">The Grand Rapids Press</a> has several photos of the contest as it took place in Zeeland.</p><p>You be the judge, do they need to tighten up their definition of a snowman? Or should snowbots count? Mon, 31 Jan 2011 16:35:59 +0000 Mark Brush 1093 at http://michiganradio.org Saline wins "Snowman Building Champion of the Free World" trophy City of Zeeland’s marketing gets creative, and super cute http://michiganradio.org/post/city-zeeland%E2%80%99s-marketing-gets-creative-and-super-cute <p>A few years ago, <a href="http://www.ci.zeeland.mi.us/">Zeeland </a>changed its slogan from <a href="http://www.feelthezeel.com/2008/03/zeel-impresses-michigan-downtowners.html">“People, Product, Progress” to “Feel the Zeel”</a>. The hope was to re-brand the small community; highlight its strengths in design and innovation, schools, and quality of life.</p> Tue, 21 Dec 2010 19:22:01 +0000 Lindsey Smith 667 at http://michiganradio.org City of Zeeland’s marketing gets creative, and super cute