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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
Mark Wahlberg to visit Royal Oak, Taylor Meijer locationsNutrition and Meijer. Over the next year, Wahlburgers locations will open on c
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted an hour ago
Nutrition and Meijer. Over the next year, Wahlburgers locations will open on current and future Meijer locatioins, and the Grand Rapids-based store will also start carrying products from Performance Inspired Nutrition. Wahlberg will be at the... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Michigan lawmaker wants to toughen standards for drinking waterGRAND RAPIDS, MICH. - A western Michigan lawmaker wants to toughen drinking wat
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted an hour ago
GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. - A western Michigan lawmaker wants to toughen drinking water standards related to chemicals once used by Wolverine Worldwide to waterproof shoes. A House bill introduced this week sets the state drinking water standard for... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
John Ball Zoo penguins get annual check-upsGRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- The penguins at John Ball Park Zoo got their annual phys
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 2 hours ago
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- The penguins at John Ball Park Zoo got their annual physical exams Thursday morning. The veterinarian team had to completely drain the pool and corral all 36 penguins. They then set up an assembly line for the exams. That's... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
Two people arrested after shooting in Kentwoodat the home was also arrested on an outstanding warrant. Police searched the h
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 2 hours ago
at the home was also arrested on an outstanding warrant. Police searched the home and say they found two handguns and drugs. The victim was found later Wednesday evening at a home in Grand Rapids. He is suffering from non-life threatening inju... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
City breaks ground on new biodigesterGRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - The City of Grand Rapids kicked off construction Thursday
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 2 hours ago
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - The City of Grand Rapids kicked off construction Thursday on a new biodigester and sludge treatment system. The new $38 million waste-to-energy facility will be at the Environmental Services Department's Water Resource Recovery... Read more
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MLive.com
Murderer in 1991 cold case gets life in prison without paroleTracy Hansen, a former friend of McIntyre's who sold him a car in the spring of
MLive.com / Posted 3 hours ago
Tracy Hansen, a former friend of McIntyre's who sold him a car in the spring of 1991. That fall, McIntyre was in her Grand Rapids home when he offered a startling statement, she testified. "He was shaky and visibly upset," Hansen said. "He... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
Winter Weather Advisory issued for FridayWinter Weather Advisory for Friday GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – We’ve made it almost
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 3 hours ago
Winter Weather Advisory for Friday GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – We’ve made it almost a day without a winter weather advisory. That is about to end. The National Weather Service is issuing a Winter Weather Advisory starting at 1:00 a.m. Friday and lasting... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
It was not just a headache: A West Michigan woman's life saving journeyGRAND RAPIDS, MICH. - The healing process for 35-year-old Dawn Toukkala has bee
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 3 hours ago
GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. - The healing process for 35-year-old Dawn Toukkala has been anything but predictable. "One morning I woke up and I was in brushing my teeth and I had like a dent in my head." It was just another step in the journey that started... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Couple becomes parents after Kent County adoption dayGRAND RAPIDS, MICH. - Thirty three children were granted forever homes on Thurs
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 3 hours ago
GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. - Thirty three children were granted forever homes on Thursday as part of Kent County's annual adoption day. This is the 21st year the Family Division of the Kent County Circuit Court have created a special day for children and... Read more
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MLive.com
Judge allows fired cop to dig deeper into 'non-recorded' police phone lineGRAND RAPIDS, MI - Lawsuits between the city of Grand Rapids, its police unions
MLive.com / Posted 4 hours ago
GRAND RAPIDS, MI - Lawsuits between the city of Grand Rapids, its police unions and a fired police officer over a "non-recorded" phone line in the police department are no closer to resolution. A federal judge on Thursday, Dec. 14, granted fired... Read more
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MLive.com
Doctor says DEQ retiree's remarks show 'blatant callousness' toward Flintformer director of the state's drinking water program. While delivering a spee
MLive.com / Posted 4 hours ago
former director of the state's drinking water program. While delivering a speech titled, "Flint: What Really Happened," in Grand Rapids earlier this year, Feighner said "a tremendous amount of hype" hurt residents more than the bacteria, potential... Read more
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MLive.com
Penguins get their annual physicals at John Ball ZooGRAND RAPIDS, MI -- As John Ball Zoo staff hosed down parts of the exhibit, 33
MLive.com / Posted 4 hours ago
GRAND RAPIDS, MI -- As John Ball Zoo staff hosed down parts of the exhibit, 33 little Magellanic penguins waddled over to a corner, their black wings outstretched and their white chests puffed out. Some of the tuxedoed birds peered around while... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
City and GVSU plan closure of downtown streetMap from Grand Valley State University and Grand Rapids – Mt. Vernon closure G
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 5 hours ago
Map from Grand Valley State University and Grand Rapids – Mt. Vernon closure GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – The City of Grand Rapids is closing an intersection for about six months so the city and Grand Valley State University can better make future campus... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
City breaks ground on Grand Rapids biodigester ThursdayGRAND RAPIDS, MICH. - It's a state of the art project that Grand Rapids leaders
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 6 hours ago
GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. - It's a state of the art project that Grand Rapids leaders say will help them achieve the city's 100 percent renewable energy goal by 2025. The city will break ground on a $38 million biodigester on Thursday, Dec. 14. The... Read more
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FOX News
Michigan police officers handcuff screaming girl, 11, at gunpoint, video showswhile she screamed in terror — an incident caught on video that the police chie
FOX News / Posted 6 hours ago
while she screamed in terror — an incident caught on video that the police chief called “inappropriate.” On Dec. 6, Grand Rapids Police Department officers were searching for Carrie Sue Manning, 41, who was accused of stabbing her younger... Read more
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FOX News
Michigan police officers handcuff screaming girl, 11, at gunpoint, video showswhile she screamed in terror — an incident caught on video that the police chie
FOX News / Posted 6 hours ago
while she screamed in terror — an incident caught on video that the police chief called “inappropriate.” On Dec. 6, Grand Rapids Police Department officers were searching for Carrie Sue Manning, 41, who was accused of stabbing her younger... Read more
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MLive.com
NAFTA is not a 'job killer' for Michigan, says Right Place presidentGRAND RAPIDS, MI - President Donald Trump has labeled the North American Free T
MLive.com / Posted 7 hours ago
GRAND RAPIDS, MI - President Donald Trump has labeled the North American Free Trade Agreement as a "job killer." Don't tell that to Birgit Klohs, president of The Right Place Inc., the economic development agency for West Michigan. Klohs says the... Read more
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MLive.com
Children and Grand Rapids police work together for 'Shop with a Hero'GRAND RAPIDS, MI -- Palmer Elementary School student Sheenay Paw held up the sl
MLive.com / Posted 7 hours ago
GRAND RAPIDS, MI -- Palmer Elementary School student Sheenay Paw held up the sleeve of a blouse to inspect it as Grand Rapids Police Department Officer Ricky Urena searched over another rack of clothing in the Meijer clothing department. The officer... Read more
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MLive.com
PFAS water pollution fight gets $23.2M from stateand support for the DEQ. Other funding includes: The money would help on the
MLive.com / Posted 8 hours ago
and support for the DEQ. Other funding includes: The money would help on the ground, said Rep. Chris Afendoulis, R-Grand Rapids Township, who represents the area dealing with PFAS contamination from an old Wolverine dump site. "I think... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Ottawa County plans parkland project to preserve duneswithin the property is designated critical dune areas, Grand River frontage and
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 8 hours ago
within the property is designated critical dune areas, Grand River frontage and a manmade lake. Information from: The Grand Rapids Press:MLive.com, http://www.mlive.com Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
5 things to know for December 141. It wasn't necessarily the best time to fly to or from Grand Rapids on Wednes
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 8 hours ago
1. It wasn't necessarily the best time to fly to or from Grand Rapids on Wednesday with the wind and snow, but that didn't stop Frontier from making its first return trip. After a four year break, Frontier Airlines is back with non-stop flights to... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
Jumanji screening to benefit West Michigan’s young hospice patientsPlease enable Javascript to watch this video GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.-- It's a bene
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 8 hours ago
Please enable Javascript to watch this video GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.-- It's a benefit to help Michigan's smallest patients. Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle has a simultaneous statewide premiere at Grand Rapid’s Celebration! Cinema North and Ann Arbor’s... Read more
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The Coldwater Daily Reporter
CPD officers, others face civil rights lawsuit for actions during arrestDon Reid dwreid@aol.com DReidTDR GRAND RAPIDS — A federal civil rights lawsuit
The Coldwater Daily Reporter / Posted 9 hours ago
Don Reid dwreid@aol.com DReidTDR GRAND RAPIDS — A federal civil rights lawsuit has been filed against the city of Coldwater, the Coldwater Police Department and CPD Officer Lewis Eastmead, as well as other officers, over the July 24 arrest of... Read more
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Austin Daily Herald
Birders aflutter over snowy owl ‘irruption’she said. Like getting trapped in a coffee roasting machine. Another was rescu
Austin Daily Herald / Posted 9 hours ago
she said. Like getting trapped in a coffee roasting machine. Another was rescued from a biomass power plant in Grand Rapids. This week one died after getting rescued from the grill of a car on Interstate 494 in Bloomington. And it’s... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Larry Nassar to appeal federal sentence on child pornography convictionsGRAND RAPIDS - Former MSU and USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar will appeal hi
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 9 hours ago
GRAND RAPIDS - Former MSU and USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar will appeal his 60-year prison sentence. Nassar, 54, of Holt, was sentenced last week in federal court in Grand Rapids. U.S. District Court Judge Janet Neff sentenced him to a total of... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Body camera footage shows 11-old girl held at gunpoint, handcuffed by officersGRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- A Michigan police department has opened an internal inve
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 11 hours ago
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- A Michigan police department has opened an internal investigation after an 11-year-old girl was detained during the search for a stabbing suspect last week. “I didn’t know what was going on," said Hodges. "I didn’t do anything... Read more
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MLive.com
Police photos show some of the guns recovered in Grand Rapids in 2017GRAND RAPIDS, MI — In September 2016, the Grand Rapids Police Department began
MLive.com / Posted 11 hours ago
GRAND RAPIDS, MI — In September 2016, the Grand Rapids Police Department began an awareness campaign aimed at highlighting the work done by local officers to remove illegal guns from the streets of Grand Rapids. The campaign – #KeepingGrSafe – does... Read more
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Daily Mirror
11-old screams in terror and pleads 'No!' as police hold her at gunpointsister. But instead of finding her, police ordered Honestie Hodges to leave he
Daily Mirror / Posted 11 hours ago
sister. But instead of finding her, police ordered Honestie Hodges to leave her home and marched her into a police car in Grand Rapids, Michigan. In the upsetting bodycam footage, Honestie screams: "No! No! No!" Police tell her: "You’re not... Read more
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MLive.com
Growing frustration over freight train delays spurs talk with railroadElk began operations in 2009 as Watco's first railroad to operate in Michigan a
MLive.com / Posted 12 hours ago
Elk began operations in 2009 as Watco's first railroad to operate in Michigan and Indiana, covering 143 miles running from Grand Rapids to Elkhart and serving more than 55 customers. The line is leased from Norfolk Southern and commodities shipped... Read more
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MLive.com
More than 90 West Michigan schools closed on Dec. 14GRAND RAPIDS, MI -- Frigid temperatures and slippery road conditions from Wedne
MLive.com / Posted 12 hours ago
GRAND RAPIDS, MI -- Frigid temperatures and slippery road conditions from Wednesday's winter snow storm have caused some West Michigan schools to close their doors Thursday, Dec. 14. Rockford and Forest Hills public school districts are among those... Read more
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MLive.com
Michigan retailers try to capture some of $1B per day online shopping spikeshe added. Other Michigan retailers are competing head-to-head with the nation
MLive.com / Posted 12 hours ago
she added. Other Michigan retailers are competing head-to-head with the nationals. One example is Schuler Books, based in Grand Rapids. The company stocks large selections in its stores, which include locations in Okemos, Lansing and Nicola's... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
Meeting local needs, city opens new downtown parking lotGRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Those who regularly visit downtown Grand Rapids may have
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 13 hours ago
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Those who regularly visit downtown Grand Rapids may have had trouble finding a place to part, to continue its initiative to meet the community’s needs the city introduced the new McConnell Ionia Surface Parking Lot. “We are... Read more
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Yellow Springs News
Bringing the body to alignmenthigh school, Dailey earned an undergraduate degree in international business an
Yellow Springs News / Posted 14 hours ago
high school, Dailey earned an undergraduate degree in international business and French from Ferris State University in Grand Rapids, Mich. That led to a master’s in bicultural and bilingual studies from the University of Texas in San Antonio.... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
Michigan doctor to appeal prison sentence for child pornFormer Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar - JEFF
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 14 hours ago
Former Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar - JEFF KOWALSKY/AFP/Getty Images GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan sports doctor who admitted he molested gymnasts plans to appeal a 60-year federal prison sentence on child... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Game report: Springfield at PenguinsOL SOL Pts GF GA Wednesday’s Games Providence 3, Hershey 0 Charlotte 5, Lehi
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 14 hours ago
OL SOL Pts GF GA Wednesday’s Games Providence 3, Hershey 0 Charlotte 5, Lehigh Valley 2 Belleville 4, Binghamton 3, SO Grand Rapids 4, Iowa 3, SO WB/Scranton 6, Springfield 3 Rochester 3, Utica 1 Ontario 3, Texas 2 San Jose at Tucson, 9:05... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Video of 11-old handcuffed at gunpoint 'makes me physically nauseous,' police chief sayshas launched an internal investigation into a recent incident in which an 11-ye
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 15 hours ago
has launched an internal investigation into a recent incident in which an 11-year-old girl was handcuffed at gunpoint. The Grand Rapids Police Department on Tuesday released footage from body cameras worn by officers who were investigating a... Read more
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The Davison Index
State wresting finals find new homes | December 14, 2017rounds will be moved from the Breslin Center at Michigan State University to th
The Davison Index / Posted 16 hours ago
rounds will be moved from the Breslin Center at Michigan State University to the Van Noord Arena at Calvin College in Grand Rapids. “It is with much gratitude to our recent hosts of the Girls Basketball and Wrestling Finals that we make these... Read more
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The Davison Index
Davison boys complete rally, top Detroit Loyola | December 14, 2017and they were able to follow through,” Hatten added. On Friday, the Cardinals
The Davison Index / Posted 16 hours ago
and they were able to follow through,” Hatten added. On Friday, the Cardinals fell to last year’s Class A state runner up Grand Rapids Christian, 58-45. The Cardinals kept the game close in the first, but then allowed Grand Rapids Christian to... Read more
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Grand Blanc View
State wresting finals find new homes | December 14, 2017rounds will be moved from the Breslin Center at Michigan State University to th
Grand Blanc View / Posted 18 hours ago
rounds will be moved from the Breslin Center at Michigan State University to the Van Noord Arena at Calvin College in Grand Rapids. “It is with much gratitude to our recent hosts of the Girls Basketball and Wrestling Finals that we make these... Read more
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The Burton View
State wresting finals find new homes | December 14, 2017rounds will be moved from the Breslin Center at Michigan State University to th
The Burton View / Posted 18 hours ago
rounds will be moved from the Breslin Center at Michigan State University to the Van Noord Arena at Calvin College in Grand Rapids. “It is with much gratitude to our recent hosts of the Girls Basketball and Wrestling Finals that we make these... Read more
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Swartz Creek View
State wresting finals find new homes | December 14, 2017rounds will be moved from the Breslin Center at Michigan State University to th
Swartz Creek View / Posted 19 hours ago
rounds will be moved from the Breslin Center at Michigan State University to the Van Noord Arena at Calvin College in Grand Rapids. “It is with much gratitude to our recent hosts of the Girls Basketball and Wrestling Finals that we make these... Read more
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Flint Township View
State wresting finals find new homes | December 14, 2017rounds will be moved from the Breslin Center at Michigan State University to th
Flint Township View / Posted 19 hours ago
rounds will be moved from the Breslin Center at Michigan State University to the Van Noord Arena at Calvin College in Grand Rapids. “It is with much gratitude to our recent hosts of the Girls Basketball and Wrestling Finals that we make these... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Widespread snow met expectations in West MichiganGRAND RAPIDS, MICH. - A fast moving storm system overtook Michigan's lower peni
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 19 hours ago
GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. - A fast moving storm system overtook Michigan's lower peninsula Wednesday dumping several inches of snow through much of the day. Flakes began flying early Wednesday morning with close to two inches or more on the ground by... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Grand Rapids Police host Shop with a HeroGRAND RAPIDS, MICH. - For the fourth year in a row kids Grand Rapids were able
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 19 hours ago
GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. - For the fourth year in a row kids Grand Rapids were able to Shop with a Hero. The GRPD hosted its annual shopping spree for the kids. More than a dozen children were selected from area schools and paired with an officer for the... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Michigan doctor to appeal prison sentence for child pornGRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) - A Michigan sports doctor who admitted he molested gy
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 20 hours ago
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) - A Michigan sports doctor who admitted he molested gymnasts plans to appeal a 60-year federal prison sentence on child pornography charges. Larry Nassar filed a formal notice of appeal Wednesday. The 54-year-old was... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
Grand Rapids ministry prepares for free Christmas eventGRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — A group in Grand Rapids is doing their part to make sure
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 21 hours ago
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — A group in Grand Rapids is doing their part to make sure every kid has presents for Christmas. Urban Family Ministries on the southeast side of Grand Rapids is hosting an event Dec. 18 with free toys for kids and a free meal for... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
7-old boy collects toys and drops them off for patients at Helen Devos Children's HospitalGRAND RAPIDS, MICH. - A truck load of toys brightened the holidays for children
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 23 hours ago
GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. - A truck load of toys brightened the holidays for children at Helen DeVos Children's Hospital, on Wednesday, Dec. 13. Dawson Babiak, 7, has leukemia, and for the third year in a row he along with his family have collected toys... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Meijer Scholar Athlete: Megan VoigtGRAND RAPIDS, MICH. - This week's Meijer Scholar Athlete of the Week winner is
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted yesterday
GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. - This week's Meijer Scholar Athlete of the Week winner is Megan Voigt of West Catholic. The senior carries a 4.45 GPA while playing basketball and running track for the Falcons. Having a GPA that high means she has a schedule... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Preferred Automotive joins annual Christmas toy driveGRAND RAPIDS, MICH. - The folks at Preferred Automotive want you to rev up your
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted yesterday
GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. - The folks at Preferred Automotive want you to rev up your engine and donate to Toys for Tots. They paid a visit to the WZZM weather deck and talked about why they support the campaign each year. © 2017 WZZM-TV... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
13 Friends For Life: The breast New Year's resolutionsGRAND RAPIDS, MICH. - The holidays are here -- and right around the corner is t
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted yesterday
GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. - The holidays are here -- and right around the corner is the new year. While making your New Year's resolutions, consider some that may help reduce your chances of breast cancer. Stacey Newmyer from the Mercy Health... Read more
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