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Grand Rapids healthcare program honored nationally

Last month, the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) named Interconception Care, a Grand Ra...

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Frederick Meijer Gardens Concerts

Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park’s summer concert series will feature a record-setting 30 different acts thi...

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Meijer installs new automatic checkout lanes

Meijer Inc. is hoping a new checkout system being tested out at its Jenison location will speed up the checkout process ...

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Grand Rapids Film Festival to show film by Calvin students

The Grand Rapids Film Festival is taking over downtown Grand Rapids from Thursday, April 10 to Sunday, April 13. One of ...

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Community development organization launches home renovations

LINC, a Grand Rapids-area nonprofit focused on community development, recently embarked on a $10.5 million dollar renova...

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Local children’s book store, Pooh’s Corner, closes

Pooh’s Corner, the largest independent children’s bookstore in West Michigan, will be closing its doors for good on ...

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Panel hopes to bring attention to human trafficking in West Michigan

The Acton Institute is holding a panel discussion about human trafficking in West Michigan on March 28 at 9 a.m. in the ...

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Prison cuts force Grand Rapids to scale back prison reentry services

The state of Michigan cut funding for prison reentry programs by 37 percent, leading the city of Grand Rapids to signifi...

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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...