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2 hrs ago | MLive.com
Grand Rapids schools is working with Kent County and John Ball Zoo leaders on enrolling more students in its popular, high achieving Zoo School that's limited to just 60 sixth graders.
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5 hrs ago | MLive.com
Plans are to include Grand Rapids Public Schools' Innovation Central High School into a new Downtown Plan for the city of Grand Rapids.
9 hrs ago | MLive.com
The greater Grand Rapids area will see 2.6 percent employment growth in 2014, economist George Erickcek said in a forecast prepared for the Right Place program's 2014 Economic Outlook for West Michigan.
10 hrs ago | AllHipHop.com
"Delirium" is the latest leak from fellow Grand Rapids, MI artists Willie The Kid and Bronze Nazareth's upcoming collaborative project The Living Daylights, guest-starring Sean Price and Sha Stimuli.
It's not getting any warmer across West Michigan and an expert at a local sporting good store is showing us what apparel to look for to keep warm.
The Michigan Strategic Fund has awarded a $1 million grant towards restoration work on The Trade Center building, a 116-year-old seven-story office building at 50 Louis Street NW.
Alger Heights and Ottawa Hills are the city's best neighborhoods for living near a park alongside mostly-occupied houses with lots of kids and few nuisance complaints, according to an interactive map created by the Johnson Center for Philanthropy at Grand Valley State University.
Years from now, many motorists driving the main freeway from Grand Rapids to Muskegon may only see a sign near the Ottawa County line and go on, but for those who knew a Walker policeman killed in the line of duty, that sign will mean so much more.
Int. 196 traffic is slowed in downtown Grand Rapids, Mich. as extreme wintry conditions hit West Michigan Tuesday, December 10, 2013.
A judge has sentenced a 28-year-old man to the mandatory life in prison without parole for first-degree murder in a robbery and shooting attack at a Grand Rapids home one year ago that killed one man and injured four other people.
A Grand Rapids man who once rapped about murder and mayhem will spend the rest of his life in prison for a violent rampage last December that left one person dead and three others wounded.
A snowstorm pushing across Michigan's Lower Peninsula is being blamed for a 30-vehicle pileup that is forcing the closing of U.S. 131 north of Grand Rapids.
Snowfall accumulations on the measure of 3-5 inches are on tap by Tuesday evening for much of West Michigan.
The Ottawa County sheriff's department says the boys, ages 4 and 6, were last seen Monday night at a home in Georgetown Township, near Grand Rapids.
An aspiring Grand Rapids-area rapper who authorities say stole a school bus last year and drove to Detroit with hopes of doing some recording is expected to get mental health care.
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They may have dorm rooms to sleep in during the school year, but many college students are technically homeless -- with no place to call home when classes aren't in session.