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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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Local news for Grand Rapids, MI continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

3 hrs ago | 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.


7 hrs ago |

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.


12 hrs ago |

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.


13 hrs ago |

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.


13 hrs ago | 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.


14 hrs ago |

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.


16 hrs ago | 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.


19 hrs ago |

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.


23 hrs ago |

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.


23 hrs ago | 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.


Yesterday |

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 .


How to live a pain-free life

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. Summer can be a relaxing time, but soon school will start and it's back to the grind for a lot of families.


Failing schools, holding back 3rd graders on Grand Rapids' radar when lawmakers return to session

When the Michigan Legislature returns to session in September, Grand Rapids Public Schools will be actively engaged on bills that expand the scope of an authority charged with turning around failing schools and retaining third-graders not proficient in reading.


Mother charged with homicide in baby's suffocation death wants her day in court

The 20-year-old mother accused of manslaughter in the suffocation death of her 5-month-old son has rejected a less-than-generous plea deal and will stand trial for the baby's death.


Term limit opponents in Grand Rapids campaign against 'anti-democratic' ballot proposal

With a term limits proposal slated for the Nov. 4 city ballot, an opposition group has formed.


Students learn medical massage therapy at Blue Heron Academy.

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. The college track isn't for everyone for a lot of different reasons.


Students from Kitchen Sage make pita pizzas in studio.

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. You don't always have to pick up the phone or preheat the oven for some delicious pizza.


Demolition halted: Grand Rapids to consider house as historic landmark

Planned demolition of a 140-year-old West Side house is on hold, giving time for the city to decide if the structure merits preservation as a historic landmark.


5 tips to relieve back-to-school stress from Grand Rapids native, magazine publisher

As parents and children prepare for the upcoming school year, magazine publisher and Grand Rapids native Debra Gano shared five tips to help relieve back-to-school anxiety.



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