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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...

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Experience Grand Rapids new program seeks to reach out to visitors

Grand Rapids is the second largest city in Michigan, has annual attention from ArtPrize and has been crowned “Beer Cit...

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Many of homeless youth are LGBT, study finds

According to a recent report put out by the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force (NGLTF), between 20 and 40 percent of Am...

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$1 million bikeway to be constructed in Grand Rapids

A long-awaited bicycle route will be constructed next year on the west side of Grand Rapids. The route is approximately ...