GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) - The Special Olympics World Games take place in Korea at the end of January and two West Michigan athletes are getting ready to go for the gold. Amy Kaptein of Jenison will compete in cross country skiing and Damon Cassesse of Caledonia will take on the snow boarders. Both are already accomplished athletes with many medals between them. Before they head far east, the pair came West to share their excitement and the journey of becoming Special Olympians.
On Saturday, the Michigan State Spartans will be taking on the Ohio State Buckeyes for the Big Ten College Football title. On Friday, fans began gathering in Indianapolis for the big game.
Two Kalamazoo men are in jail after Kalamazoo officers found them with money stolen from Sunny Mart Friday afternoon.
Two people were taken to the hospital after one vehicle crossed the center line, causing a head-on crash in Ada Township Friday night.