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Grand Rapids, Michigan is located in Kent County. Zip codes in Grand Rapids, MI include 49555, 49546, and 49503. The median home price in Grand Rapids is $294,500 which is roughly $98/per square foot. More Grand Rapids information.

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18 min ago | Grand Valley Lanthorn

GVSU partners with Grand Rapids Public Schools

Grand Valley State University has been working closely with the Grand Rapids Public Schools to create the Grand Rapids Public Museum School, opening in the fall of 2015.


4 hrs ago | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

GR gun expert on nine-year-old fatal Uzi shooting: a oestupid, foolisha

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - It's a shocking tragedy that's made headlines around the country: a nine-year-old girl accidentally shooting and killing a weapons instructor at a gun range in Arizona on Monday.


6 hrs ago | WNEM-TV Saginaw

Man takes deal in day care center child porn case

A man accused of producing sexually explicit photographs and videos of children as young as 2 at his mother's day care center has agreed to plead guilty to sexual exploitation of a child.


10 hrs ago |

'Have your swagger': Grand Rapids schools' 3,000 employees are welcomed back like rockstars

The welcome back celebration Wednesday, Aug. 27, for 3,000 Grand Rapids Public Schools teachers, administrators and support staff felt like a rock concert in Delta Plex Arena when Superintendent Teresa Weatherall Neal belted out the "The GRPS Way" on stage.


14 hrs ago | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

The plans behind Grand Rapidsa first hostel

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.,-It's a hybrid between a bed and breakfast and a hotel, a hostel and it would be the first of its kind for Grand Rapids.


14 hrs ago |

Tower, liquor, Airbnb: 3 words to sum up Tuesday's business at Grand Rapids City Hall

City Commission held its biweekly public meetings Tuesday, Aug. 26. Here are three words to recap the day's business: tower Orion Real Estate Solutions announced a 20-story residential tower as part of a long-planned expansion to The B.O.B. in downtown.


16 hrs ago | WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

GR Killers get LIFE

In Grand Rapids, two of the men police say opened fire in the basement of a home in December 2012 and killed a person, have been sent to prison.


20 hrs ago | WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

Five Brothers face fed charges for GR Grocery scheme.

Five middle eastern brothers are facing federal charges in Grand Rapids for running a scam out of the Middle Eastern Market as Eastern and 28th street.


Tue Aug 26, 2014

WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

Teachers prep ahead of first day of school

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich,- As students savor the last week of summer vacation, many teachers are back in the classrooms getting ready for a new school year.


See how Grand Rapids business districts stack up using new GVSU interactive tool

Jeremy Pyne scanned over the interactive map of Grand Rapids. With the click of his mouse, he pulled up reams of data on the area surrounding the Wealthy Street corridor.


Maker Faire in Grand Rapids: See robotics, 3D printers, nuclear fusion reaction in a jar

What : Mini Maker Faire Where : 272 Pearl St. NW When : Aug. 30-31 Hours : 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday Tickets : $8 adults, $7 seniors and $3 children; Two-day passes are $14 adults, 12 seniors, $5 children.


Silver Line spinoff? Grand Rapids considers rezoning near bus route

The Silver Line began service this week, making stops up and down South Division Avenue - including one at the intersection of Hall Street near a proposed 2-story building for ground-floor retail and upstairs apartments.


Monterey County Herald

Detroit funeral held for Cardinal Edmund Szoka

Catholic leaders and faithful packed the Cathedral of the Most Blessed Sacrament in Detroit on Tuesday for the funeral of Edmund Szoka, an American cardinal who served as governor and financial administrator of the Vatican.


Help in the fight against Alzheimer's disease

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. More adults are finding themselves part of the "sandwich generation," raising their children while also caring for aging parents or grandparents.


WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

B.O.B. expansion to now include 20 story residential tower coming to downtown Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids city commissioners Tuesday morning okayed a resolution for the Gilmore Collection and Orion Real Estate to move forward on a plan to construct a new 104-unit, 20-story residential tower that will be a part an expansion of the B.O.B., which would include a new entertainment venue.


Guest column: There's one important question left out of Grand Rapids' Airbnb discussion

The Grand Rapids City Commission will bring to an end the debate about Airbnb and short-term rentals of homes in the city.


Cousins hope to open Grand Rapids' first hostel if city allows it

Cousins Mark and Phil Bouman say they've found the perfect house in the perfect spot to launch Grand Rapids International Hostel , the city's first dormitory-style inn next spring.


Law Firm Newswire

Michigan Bicyclist Killed by Alleged Drunk Driver

Sheriff's deputies in Kent County have released the identity of the bicyclist hit by an alleged drunk driver in Ada Township on Wednesday, July 9. Fifty-two-year-old Jeff Dykehouse, a Grand Rapids resident, was struck and killed between Three Mile Road and Four Mile Road in the 3200 block of Egypt Valley Avenue NE.


Video allegedly showing fight that ended with shooting has man facing life in prison

A cell phone video showing a fight and the sound of gunshots has a man looking at a plea deal that would leave him facing a minimum of 25 years in prison.


Mon Aug 25, 2014

Giving kids a voice through performing arts

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. There are some exciting things in store this school year at the Boys and Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids Youth Commonwealth .


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