Lisa LaPlante, Hailey Frances Leaving WXMI

FOX 17 reporter Lisa LaPlante leaving WXMI-TV after 13 years on air in Grand Rapids Published: Tuesday, August 16, 2011, 7:00 PM | Jeffrey Kaczmarczyk | The GR Press GRAND RAPIDS – FOX 17 reporter Lisa LaPlante, one of the original members of the WXMI-TV news team, is leaving the station after nearly 13 years.  LaPlante has accepted the position of marketing and communications manager for the Kent County Health Department. Her final day at FOX 17 is Aug. 31, just weeks after reporter Hailey Frances left the station to take a new position in Arizona. (More)