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Bernie Sanders stops at Eastern Michigan University

Bernie Sanders, a Democratic presidential candidate for the 2016 election, made his first Michigan campaign stop on Mond...

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Heritage Hill to potentially lose historic property protection

In 1971, Heritage Hill, which today stands as a Grand Rapids neighborhood, was designated as a historic district due to ...

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Flint water crisis urges national response

Flint, Mich., was declared to be in a state of emergency due to the contamination of lead in their water on Jan. 6, 2016...

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Fight against breast cancer with Experience Pink

This month, February 2016, the Grand Rapids community is coming together to battle against breast cancer. Participation ...

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Fido & Stitch Dog Boutique opens in Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids, always looking for new developments and businesses to make the city grander, has recently acquired Fido &a...

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Nike shoe designed after Fish Ladder City Park

Nike and local skateboarding and shoe store Primer recently launched a new shoe design, the Fish Ladder, inspired by Fis...

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It’s almost thyme: organic farmer’s market to be opening late February

For many years, Grand Rapids has implemented many ways in which to keep the economy moving forward. To continue to achie...

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Grand Rapids brings in Bliss for mayor

After over a decade, it was time for George Heartwell to say goodbye to his position as the mayor of Grand Rapids as he ...

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Heartside Gallery continues to grow

Heartside Ministry is a social service agency that provides the necessary resources to help those in need. They have a s...

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Grand Rapids holiday tradition saved by donations

The Christmas spirit was made brighter this past Thursday in downtown Grand Rapids with the annual lighting of the Chris...