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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 $319,000 which is roughly $95/per square foot. More Grand Rapids information.

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3 hrs ago | MLive.com

5,000 flock to Grand Rapids back-to-school celebration

Rainy weather did not deter Grand Rapids Public Schools families and prospective students from attending the annual back-to-school celebration Tuesday at City High Middle School.

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Justin Timberlake ice Bucket Challenges

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

5 hrs ago | MLive.com

Police: Grand Rapids standoff forces evacuations, involves alleged bank robbery suspect

Grand Rapids police are evacuating homes on the city's Northeast Side as local and task force officers have surrounded a residence where an alleged bank robber is believed to be hiding, dispatch traffic indicates.

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6 hrs ago | WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

The Parklet Era Begins Downtown Grand Rapids

They are called parklets -- patios set up along the curb-lane of the street. BarFly Ventures today opened the city's first parklets with street patios outside Grand Rapids Brewing Co., McFadden's Restaurant and Saloon and Stella's Lounge.

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6 hrs ago | WOODTV.com

A parklet being installed in front of McFadden's in downtown Grand Rapids.

Three parklets opened around 4 p.m. in front of Grand Rapids Brewing Co. on Ionia Avenue SW south of Fulton Street, Stella's Lounge at 53 Commerce Ave. SW and McFadden's Restaurant and Saloon on Ionia Avenue SW north of Oaks Street SW.

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8 hrs ago | MLive.com

East Grand Rapids resident, Chief Appeals Court Judge William Murphy seeks State Supreme Court

A second West Michigan judge has thrown his hat in the ring to become the first Grand Rapids area jurist to sit on the State Supreme Court since World War II.

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8 hrs ago | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

Robbers caught after leaving billfold in car

Grand Rapids Police Department Lt. Pat Merrill told FOX 17 NEWS that Donald Hale left his wallet in his vehicle when he and Christopher Melton ran from the car earlier this month.

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12 hrs ago | WOODTV.com

Quilt Week comes to Grand Rapids

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. Some of the top quilting artists around are in Grand Rapids for Quilt Week at DeVos Place on August 20 through 23. Quilt Week features exhibits of quilts that range from something warm to snuggle in to works of art that hang on the wall.

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12 hrs ago | WOODTV.com

eightwest-jeff dykehouse memorial ride

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. A memorial bike ride will take place Thursday, August 21, to honor a man who was hit and killed while riding his bike in Ada Township in July.

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12 hrs ago | WOODTV.com

eightwest-bistro bella vita martini

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. It's a classic cocktail that is constantly being reinvented: the martini.

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13 hrs ago | MLive.com

Volunteers needed for 11th annual Mayors' Grand River Cleanup

The cleanup is hosted by Wyoming Mayor Jack Poll, Grandville Mayor Steve Maas, Walker Mayor Mark Huizenga, and Grand Rapids Mayor George Heartwell.

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17 hrs ago | MLive.com

Grand Rapids schools formalizing plans for new Museum School

Grand Rapids Public Schools is getting closer to being able to enroll students in a new Museum School scheduled for the 2015-16 school year with a formal presentation today, Aug 19, before the school board's Academic Achievement Committee.

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19 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Tornadoes, wettest August day, large hail, and steamy highs

Tornadoes, wettest August day, large hail, and steamy highs top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history.

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22 hrs ago | MLive.com

Prison time ahead for dad who tried to smuggle heroin in underwear for incarcerated son

A Grand Rapids man will join his son behind bars after being sentenced to prison last week for bringing him drugs during visitation time at the Ionia Correctional Facility.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

WOODTV.com

Grand Rapids Mayor George Heartwell takes the Ice Bucket Challenge.

The Ice Bucket Challenge that has been making the rounds on social media continues to raise money for ALS research.

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MLive.com

Man arraigned on charges in Ottawa County abduction, armed robbery

A man accused of kidnapping a woman and forcing her to drive to an ATM to withdraw money was arraigned Monday on criminal charges.

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WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

Service members face accusations of misconduct

In northern Michigan, seven service members from the Camp Grayling military installation are accused of theft and nepotism, among other things.

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WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

a In The Imagea giving thousands of kids new shoes for new school year

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.,- As kids around West Michigan prepare to head back to the classroom, area non-profit In the Image is giving away thousands of shoes to help students start the year on the right foot.

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MLive.com

Dog quarantined following weekend attack on 11-year-old boy

An 11-year-old Grand Rapids boy is resting at home following an attack by a dog over the weekend.

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MLive.com

6,000 people projected to attend Grand Rapids schools back-to-school bash on Tuesday

Grand Rapids Public Schools officials are encouraging district families and community members to arrive early for the back-to-school celebration Tuesday, Aug. 19, that's expected to draw 6,000 people to John Ball Park.

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WOODTV.com

Extend your summer style into fall

CALEDONIA, Mich. The change in seasons is coming up fast, and that means it's time for a fresh start for your wardrobe! You don't have to get rid of all your summer styles for fall.

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