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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...

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Division Avenue Arts Collective announces fundraiser for new venue

Last year, the Division Avenue Arts Collective (DAAC), a local all-ages music venue, art gallery and do-it-yourself (DIY...

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Eastown holds community pancake breakfast

The Eastown Community Association (ECA) will hold its second annual meeting and community pancake breakfast on Saturday,...

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Snowy owls flock to West Michigan

The snowy owl, a bird native to the Arctic region, is once again making appearances in West Michigan. Several sightings ...

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Calvin experiences the polar vortex

Some call it a polar vortex. Some call it snowpocalypse. Some even call it the revenge of the snow. Whatever you call it...