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Grand Rapids offers snowsport activities

Interim at Calvin provides students with additional time to relax and explore a wide range of new interests. While the c...

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Kent County Program seeks volunteers to shovel pathways

A group of people wait in the cold for the bus to arrive. When it does pull up, they push through snow banks to reach th...

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Police perceptions of sexual assault researched

As awareness and action against sexual assault rises nationwide, social work professor Rachel Venema investigated the pe...

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GR forward-future of downtown and river

Downtown Grand Rapids and the Grand River are undergoing a revitalization. GR Forward, a local campaign dedicated to ren...

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Lamp Light Music Festival 2014

The Grand Rapids music scene has come to a living room near you. Over the past weekend of Nov. 7-9, the third annual Lam...

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Neighborhood business awards recognize investment in community

Business in Grand Rapids, especially that of local small businesses, is booming. At the 25th annual Neighborhood Busines...

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IT professionals team with non-profits in GiveCamp

Volunteers from area IT firms used their skills to help non-profit organizations during Grand Rapids’ GiveCamp. A week...

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Fitness venues to visit in Grand Rapids

From ArtPrize to Grandwich, Grand Rapids boasts a variety of unique opportunities for its citizens, but recently it has ...

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Climate change events discusses church’s role

Doors at the Wealthy Street Theater opened wide last Monday as members of the Christian Reformed Church (CRC) welcomed t...

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Snyder reelected as Michigan Governor

The people have spoken. This past Tuesday, thousands of Michiganders took part in local elections and Governor Rick Snyd...