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Good News You Need for June 15

Posted at 10:11 AM, Jun 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-15 10:11:54-04

Overnight camps and school-related sports across Michigan have been given the "green light" to start today.

The governor announced the new orders late last week. She said guidelines for camps will be published soon by the state's licensing department.

She also relaxed the closure of schools to allow K-12 sports and other in-person extracurricular activities to restart.

Participants still have to stay six feet apart at all times, and indoor gyms and recreation centers remain closed.

The Taste of Muskegon's virtual event is now bringing in live music for the 10-day festival, starting June 19.

There will be six concerts you can check out on Facebook. Some of those include The Accidentals, John Merchant, and Wayland.

Organizers say these evening performances will be used as a fundraiser for the Muskegon Farmer's Market.

You can check out the full lineup and learn more about the participating restaurants by heading to

The City of Grand Haven has launched a program to reintroduce everyone to its small businesses.

It's a passport program that runs from June 19 to July 19 and will work at all Grand Haven Main Street Businesses.

Pick up a passport at any participating small business to receive different offers like discounts or a free item with your purchase.

The owners of The Surf Shop, which is offering a 15 percent discount to its customers say they're hoping it brings more customers downtown.

Learn more about the small business passport by visiting

Exciting news from John Ball Zoo, the red panda couple, Wyatt and Wasabi are expecting!

The pregnancy is a first for Wasabi. The Zoo's veterinary staff will continue to closely monitor Wasabi and the baby, which is expected later this month or early July.

Red Pandas are endangered, and it is believed that there are less than 2,500 left in the wild.

A good family activity to do while staying at home is jigsaw puzzles, but they've become so popular you might have trouble finding one.

One woman in Maine had this problem, so she created a Puzzle Swap in her town.

She built a shed with her son, then she posted about it on Facebook. She has been getting new puzzles every day since.

Now she says she may have to build a second shed because of the overwhelming response.