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Frederik Meijer Gardens launched annual ‘Butterflies are Blooming’ exhibition

Guests will be able to take in over 7,000 different butterflies at the exhibit, which is set up in the tropical conserva...

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‘Coffee with the Captain’ allows GR residents to get to know police chief

A small white sign pokes out of the snow bank in front of First Christian Reformed Church. It announces that “Coffee w...

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Calvin professor Lew Klatt to be Grand Rapids poet laureate

Calvin English professor Lew Klatt was recently named poet laureate for the Grand Rapids area, succeeding Grand Rapids C...

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Rapid bus system to add new line, release bus routes to Google Transit

Rapid bus system users will soon be able to plot out their bus routes on Google Transit, take a bus straight from Grand ...

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Grand Rapids ranked No. 9 in nation for health care

The health care in the Grand Rapids area ranked No. 9 nationally in a recent listing on Livability.com, a website that r...

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Nonprofit supports single fathers in Grand Rapids and beyond

For years, personal trainer Matt Haviland coached people at Maximus Fitness Center in training regimens, exercising and ...

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New Grand Rapids basketball team unites former Calvin and Hope players

Bryan Powell, an alumnus of the Calvin basketball team, has played against former Hope College basketball players Ty Tan...

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Grand Rapids gets in the Valentine’s Day spirit

Grand Rapids offers a number of activities for students looking to get involved with Valentine’s Day festivities this ...

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Grand Rapids Downtown Market offers yoga classes

The Grand Rapids Downtown Market is hosting yoga classes Mondays and Wednesdays from 6:00 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. and Saturday...

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Ferris State and Michigan State dealing with aftermath of student shootings

A shooting in the parking lot of a Ferris State University apartment complex left one student injured in the early morni...