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A Grand Rapids man allegedly caught stealing diesel fuel from a truck Friday is suspected of more than 40 gasoline thefts in Kent and Ottawa counties, police said.
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Hot off the heels of last week's fun with Hill Farmstead, here's this: Cigar City Brewing of Tampa Bay, Fla., held their annual Hunahpu's Day event this past weekend, celebrating the release of the once-per-year Hunahpu's Imperial Stout .
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Irish on Ionia, the annual St. Patrick's Day street party in Grand Rapids, will be bigger than ever, organizers tell 24 Hour News 8. The fourth annual event will be from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday, hosted by McFadden's Restaurant & Saloon, and stretch from Oakes Street to Fulton Street, one block further than previous years.
14 hrs ago | MLive.com
Production workers at the former Sara Lee plant should be paid for the time it takes to put on and take off safety clothing and equipment, something they have traditionally done outside their work shifts.
All of our buildings are 50 to 150 years old and that's problematic, to say the least - Blandford's CEO, Annoesika Steinman 2011 file photo Neleh Kitelinger, a student at Immanuel St James Elementary School, petting an American breed rabbit held by Kristin Tindall, ecological education coordinator, at the Blandford Nature Center in Grand Rapids.
Grand Rapids City Commission just "nixed one of the wisest, most practical, most common-sense laws Ia ve ever heard," a Wichita Eagle columnist wrote.
Kevin Nichols, a Massachusetts resident, has been selected as scout executive for the President Ford Field Service Council of the Boy Scouts of America .
Several streets that were shut down in Northwest Grand Rapids because of a chemical reaction at a plant are back open now.
Comedian Judah Friedlander's enthusiasm for burritos is well known, so when we saw him at Cinema Society's screening of the new Jim Jarmusch movie Only Lovers Left Alive last night, it seemed only right to get his opinion of the city's newest burrito craze: the monsters that Danny Bowien serves at Mission Cantina .
LaughFest is still the hottest ticket in town with dozens of shows and events coming up in the final few days of the festival.
An Approved Cash Advance store looking to open in Grand Central Plaza on 28th Street SE might not pose any land-use concerns, but it faces clear opposition from Mayor George Heartwell, who wants to keep payday lending operations out of Grand Rapids.
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About 800 people including residents, police officers and others who have an interest in who runs GRPD answered that question online, on paper and at a public forums.
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Proos Manufacturing is set to invest $5.7 million in Grand Rapids and will be adding 50 jobs to its existing 83-employee workforce.