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Ride United encourages participation in 100-Mile Challenge

Attention all cyclists! You can take the 100-Mile Challenge coming up next week that will benefit the United Way in your county.

It started a few years ago after a group of DTE employees challenge their supervisor, Michael Demos. Demos and United Way of the Lakeshore President, Christine Robere stopped by the Weekend morning News to share details of the event.

On September 6th, the ride starts at the Hart-Montague Trail State Park and ends at DTE Energy in Muskegon.

On September 7th, the ride begins at the Fifth Third Ballpark in Comstock Park and ends at Celebration Cinema in Mt. Pleasant.

To learn more, click HERE.

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Mammogram bus stops in Roosevelt Park

ROOSEVELT PARK, Mich. (WZZM) - The Spectrum Mammogram bus spent the day on the lakeshore providing mammograms to uninsured and under insured patients.

The bus stopped in at the Sherman Street Plumbs store Saturday morning.  Helene Dusendang a mammogram technicians says it is important to get regular mammograms to detect early signs of breast cancer saying" thats what they go by just comparing year to year films."

Spectrum also set up information tables staffed by Komen volunteers where customers could sign up for mammograms at a future date. 

The bus travels throughout west michigan year round for more information on where the bus will be go to its website.






Muskegon 21, Orchard Lake St. Mary 14

MUSKEGON (WZZM) -- The Orchard Lake St. Mary Eagles visited Muskegon to take on the Big Reds in the 13 On Your Sidelines Game of the Week.

The Big Reds took out the defending state champs on opening night, 21-14.

Oakridge 25, FHE 6

ADA (WZZM) -- The Oakridge Eagles made a rare trip to the Grand Rapids-area Friday night to take on the Forest Hills Eastern Hawks.

And they made their trip worthwhile beating the Hawks 25-6.

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Pure Michigan lipdub rolls into Muskegon

MUSKEGON, Mich. (WZZM) - Rob Bliss's tour of Michigan rolled into Muskegon Friday prompting a musical scene on a downtown street.

"Love Muskegon" attended the event in full force.

The crew has also made stops in Grand Rapids and Grand Haven.  Click here to see their tour.

Watch the video for all the fun.

Montague opens season with 49-0 rout of Orchard View

MUSKEGON, Mich. (WZZM) - Brandon Moore settled into his new role as Montague's quarterback Thursday night as he led the Wildcats to a 49-0 shutout over Muskegon Orchard View.

Moore finished with 131 yards rushing on eight carries and had 56 yards passing, completing 4-of-5 throws.

What's Cooking: Pistachio Pesto Shrimp by Hearthstone Bistro

Pistachio Pesto Shrimp with Fregola
Recipe by: Josh Sandberg from Hearthstone Bistro
Serves 4-5

25-30 grape tomatoes
(red & yellow mixed)
sea salt
black pepper
6-8 oz. fresh arugula

Liberally toss tomatoes in a bowl with sea salt & pepper, place on a baking sheet and roast in a 400° oven until slightly
blistered, approx. 10-15 minutes
Put warm tomatoes & oil from roasting pan into large serving bowl with approx 6-8 ounces of fresh arugula. Set aside.

4 qts. light chicken stock
1 lb. fregola pasta

In a 6 quart sauce pan bring 4 qts. (1 gallon) of light chicken stock to a boil. Add fregola and cook for 8-10 minutes, until al dente.
While fregola is cooking:

16-20 shrimp (large, tail on or off, raw & peeled)
3 Tbsp. olive oil
2/3 cup pistachio pesto
(see attached recipe)