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

16 min ago |

Booming job market found for health care positions that require less education

The health care industry is a booming field in Grand Rapids and nationally - for workers who have an associate's degree or less.


4 hrs ago |

Refugee run farm operates in western Michigan

Donations have helped Bethany Christian Services start Hope Farms, a refugee operated farm in Kentwood, according to WOOD-TV .


Wed Jul 23, 2014

Free Republic

Pregnant teen strangled, boyfriend decapitated after arranging sex with man online

A pregnant Michigan teenager was strangled and her boyfriend was decapitated after apparently connecting with a stranger through the online service Craigslist for a sexual encounter, police said Monday.


Undocumented children: Borders or morals?

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - Details about undocumented children who come alone to Grand Rapids are so secretive that even one of our elected officials said he doesn't know how many have come here.


Former Christian radio host John Balyo faces federal child porn charge

Former Christian radio host John Balyo now faces federal child porn and exploitation charges stemming from alleged incidents involving a 12-year-old boy.


Silver Line buses: See Grand Rapids' newest, high-tech transportation fleet

Green and silver buses, splashed with varying hues of both colors, will go into operation Aug. 25 when The Rapid establishes its new Silver Line route .


CBS Local

Nationwide Manhunt Underway For Trio Accused Of Violent Crime Spree

A nationwide manhunt is underway for three people accused of a statewide crime spree that started near Grand Rapids and reached all the way to metro Detroit.


Mayor George Heartwell gets pushback on Grand Rapids pension meeting proposal

Mayor George Heartwell wants the city's pension boards to hold their meetings in City Hall instead of a building on East Fulton Street.


Daily Mail

Ferris Bueller's Ben Stein, 69, 'begged for nude pictures' claims pregnant ex-escort, 24

Married Ferris Bueller actor and former Nixon speechwriter Ben Stein, 69, 'begged for nude pictures' claims pregnant ex-escort, 24 Ben Stein wrote a bizarre American Spectator column in June describing the beautiful women he met while on a speaking tour One of them, 'a breathtakingly beautiful middle-aged woman', said she would visit him in Los ... (more)


Tue Jul 22, 2014


3 sought in string of violent crimes across Michigan



WOTV Battle Creek

divorcing woman toying with wedding ring

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. The number one tip that we give women when they come into the DAWN office , seeking a divorce, is to not automatically believe what their husband is telling them.


KLAL-FM Little Rock

Katy Perry Helps Homeless Veterans, Pays Tribute to Malaysia Airlines Victims

Katy Perry is doing her part to help homeless veterans. She's teaming up with the charity Veterans Matter to auction off VIP tickets to some of her upcoming concert performances in the Midwest, as well as a chance to meet her backstage.


Lansing State Journal

Grand Rapids-area auto supplier plans $66M parts plant in Clinton County

A Grand Rapids-area auto supplier plans to add more than 800 jobs in Michigan -- more than half of them in Clinton County -- when it opens two new factories in the state.


Sixth statue in Grand Rapids Community Legends project to stand downtown

The first African-American president of the national YWCA will be memorialized with a downtown statue.


WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

Pet owners reminded not to leave animals in parked vehicles

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - The Kent County Animal Shelter said it is getting a lot of calls about animals being left inside hot vehicles when owners make the mistake of leaving their pet alone for "just a minute."


Jessica Heeringa investigators compare notes with Wyoming police following Craigslist homicides, call it 'common investigative practice'

When a young pregnant woman in the Grand Rapids area went missing recently, Norton Shores Police Department officials reached out to investigators there to compare notes involving the disappearance of Jessica Heeringa.


WOTV Battle Creek

Dona t get burned: summer sun safety tips

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. It's fun and natural to enjoy all kinds of outdoor activities in the summer.


Kansas City InfoZine

Android Mobile Device App Piracy Groups Charged

Taylor will appear before U.S. Magistrate Judge Ellen S. Carmody in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and Walton will appear before U.S. Magistrate Judge William H. Baughman, Jr. in Cleveland, Ohio.


WLNS-TV Lansing

Grand Rapids Schools To Send 90 Layoff Notices

Police say a pregnant Michigan teenager was strangled and her boyfriend decapitated after apparently connecting with a stranger online for a sexual encounter.


Kentwood schools staff, students cleanup tornado-ravaged neighborhood

When a tornado swept through Brooklyn Street near 28th Avenue in Kentwood two weeks ago, David Garland cracked open his sliding back door and saw a "wall of white" outside.


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