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Muskegon Builder on Advisory Board of North America’s Largest Recycler

Muskegon Builder on Advisory Board of North America’s Largest Recycler

John Hughes of Hughes Builders Inc in Muskegon was appointed as a member of the Midwest Division Builder Advisory Council of Nucor Corporation. Nucor and affiliates are manufacturers of steel products, with operating facilities primarily in the U.S. and Canada. Products produced include: carbon and alloy steel in bars, beams, sheet, and plate; steel, joists and joist girders; steel deck; fabricated concrete reinforcing steel; cold finished steel; steel fasteners; metal building systems; light gauge steel framing; steel grating and expanded metal; and wire and wire mesh and is North America's largest recycler. Hughes was the only representative selected to serve on the council from Michigan.

Hallo Snow Party deemed a success

NORTH MUSKEGON, Mich. (WZZM)-Snow isn't blanketing Muskegon County just yet, but that didn't stop the Hallo Snow Party at the Muskegon Winter Sports Complex Saturday.

Children raced their pumpkins down the winter luge track, competing for the best time. They could also ride down the wheeled luge track at half price.

Officials say the complex is a perfect place to stay healthy as the temperatures tumble. The Muskegon Winter Sports Complex is located in Muskegon State Park in North Muskegon.

Muskegon 40, Mattawan 19

MATTAWAN (WZZM) -- Muskegon Big Reds (7-2) had to take to the road for their opener in the Division 2 playoffs.

But they still took down the Mattawan Wildcats (8-1), winning this one big, 40-19.

Oakridge 18, NorthPointe Christian 0

EGELSTON TWP (WZZM) -- The heavily-favored Oakridge Eagles got more than they probably expected from NorthPointe Christian Friday night. But a strong defense lifted the West Michigan Conference co-champs to an 18-0 win.

The game remained scoreless until just before the half, when Torey Melton punched in a touchdown from one yard out. The Eagle defense held from there.

Oakridge moves on to face Montague in next week's district final.

Muskegon Catholic Central 28, Saugatuck 0

MUSKEGON (WZZM) -- The Saugatuck Indians had to take their undefeated record up the shoreline to take on the Muskegon Catholic Central Crusaders (8-1) in round one playoff action.

This one was all Crusaders, as they move on in Division 8 play, by defeating the defending state champs 28-0.

One dead, toddler & woman injured in crash

MUSKEGON, Mich. (WZZM) - A Muskegon woman is dead and a toddler and another woman are fighting for their lives following a vehicle accident in front of Hackley Hospital.

Around 9 a.m. Friday, Muskegon Police say a mini-van, headed north on Hoyt Street, ran through a red light at Laketon Avenue. The van slammed into a semi.

The crash impact spun the van around, ejecting throwing three of its occupants into the road.

Rosemary Evans, 62, died at the scene and Tawana Morris, 42, and Jmiah Evans-Selmon, 2, were taken by ambulance to hospitals in Grand Rapids in critical condition. The driver of the van, 35-year-old Lateashia Evans-Selmon, and the semi driver were not seriously injured.

Police do not believe either of the adults were wearing seat belts, and it does not appear the toddler was in a car seat.

The crash remains under investigation.