Grand Rapids Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. Helen Mae CookRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | Northern Michigan News

    Helen was born February 5, 1924, in Middle Branch Township, to Samuel and Hope Hartzog. Helen entered into marriage with Ira G. Cook in Grand Rapids, Michigan, on July 2, 1965, whom preceded her in death in December of 1991.

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  2. Grant Me Hope works to find homes for older childrenRead the original story

    Mar 8, 2015 | Northern Michigan News

    While watching a continuing training video, foster mom Helen Zeerip heard a little boy retell a sad moment of his life - he was told older children don't get adopted. It was a life-changing moment for her that could lead to life-changing moments for forgotten children, wards of the state.

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  3. Security stepped up at Grand Rapids airport following threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | Northern Michigan News

    Officials say security has been stepped up at Gerald R. Ford International Airport in western Michigan following a bomb threat. The Grand Rapids airport says in a statement that it got a threat specific to its terminal building around 4 a.m. Wednesday and is "taking appropriate precautions."

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  4. Plea entered in crash that killed couple on motorcycleRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2015 | Northern Michigan News

    A western Michigan woman has pleaded guilty to operating a motor vehicle under the influence of marijuana causing death in connection with a crash that killed a Holland couple. The Holland Sentinel reports Tuesday that 23-year-old Ciara Byers of Grand Haven entered the plea Monday as part of a deal with prosecutors.

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  5. James H. Ratcliffe Sr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | Northern Michigan News

    James H. Ratcliffe Sr. passed away on Friday, February 27, 2015, at his home in Cadillac. He was 85 years old.

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  6. East Grand Rapids adds LGBT clause to non-discrimination lawRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2015 | Northern Michigan News

    East Grand Rapids has become the state's 36th city to add protections for the LGBT community in its non-discrimination ordinance. The East Grand Rapids City Commission voted unanimously Monday night in favor of the proposed sexual orientation and gender identity clause.

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  7. Boy, 15, arrested in stabbing of 13-year-old sisterRead the original story

    Mar 15, 2015 | Northern Michigan News

    A 15-year-old boy was being held in a juvenile facility Sunday after deputies found his 13-year-old sister stabbed multiple times in their western Michigan home. The teen was arrested about 1 p.m. Saturday after deputies responded to a 911 call in Caledonia Township, southeast of Grand Rapids.

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  8. Organizers continue efforts to keep Missaukee Swim Program afloatRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2015 | Northern Michigan News

    Thousands of kids have learned potentially life-saving skills through a unique program offered in Missaukee County, and organizers are working to ensure thousands more will have the same opportunity for years to come. Started more than 60 years ago by the American Red Cross, the Missaukee County Swim Program holds a special place in the hearts and minds of many.

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  9. State watchdog looking into case of 2 slain childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | Northern Michigan News

    A children's watchdog agency says it's looking into whether social service workers adequately protected two children who were fatally shot in a home that was set ablaze. The Grand Rapids Press reports Friday that the Office of Children's Ombudsman has opened an investigation into the case.

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  10. Teen dies after car crashes into tree in Kent CountyRead the original story

    Feb 27, 2015 | Northern Michigan News

    A high school student in the Grand Rapids area has died after losing control of her car and crashing into a tree. The sheriff's department says Garraus lost control of a 2002 Kia Rio before it struck a tree.

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  11. 2 charged with abusing boy accused of murder to face trialRead the original story

    Feb 22, 2015 | Northern Michigan News

    The mother and stepfather of a 12-year-old boy accused of murder in the Grand Rapids area are scheduled for trial March 23 on child abuse charges. They're accused of striking the boy with an extension cord, months before he was charged with killing a 9-year-old boy at a Kentwood playground.

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  12. Today in historyRead the original story

    Mar 6, 2015 | Northern Michigan News

    The prospects that Cadillac would soon have a pickle station were growing brighter. Two representatives of the Libby, McNeil and Litty company of Chicago were in Cadillac to look over possible locations for a station.

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  13. Shaggy's days as a drifter in Grand Rapids area are overRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2015 | Northern Michigan News

    Kent County spokeswoman Lisa LaPlante says the Newfoundland was caught Thursday in Cascade Township. The dog had been wandering since July and is called Shaggy because of his rough appearance due to so much time outdoors.

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  14. Dialogue for a welcoming communityRead the original story

    Mar 3, 2015 | Northern Michigan News

    I appreciate Ken Nydam, retired pastor and therapist for Pine Rest Christian Mental Health, for sharing thoughts on homosexuality along with the words of Dr. Ronald Nydam, former professor of Pastoral Care at Calvin Theological Seminary in Grand Rapids. I also believe we must "walk in their shoes" to understand what it is like to be hated or shunned.

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  15. Officials: Baby died at in-home day care in western MichiganRead the original story

    Feb 16, 2015 | Northern Michigan News

    Officials say an infant died at an in-home day care center in western Michigan after the operator failed to get him proper medical attention. Police got a call Feb. 19 about a medical emergency at the Grand Rapids home of 3 A1 2-month-old Cooper Fales, and the baby was pronounced dead.

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  16. City adds sexual orientation to non-discrimination ordinanceRead the original story

    Feb 16, 2015 | Northern Michigan News

    A city in western Michigan is adding sexual orientation and gender identity to an existing non-discrimination ordinance on housing and employment. WXMI-TV reports city leaders in East Grand Rapids voted Monday to approve the amendment.

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  17. Prosecutor: Officers acted in self-defense during shootoutRead the original story

    Feb 16, 2015 | Northern Michigan News

    A prosecutor has determined two police officers acted in self-defense during a fatal shootout with a suspect in a Grand Rapids suburb. The Grand Rapids Press reports Kent County Prosecutor William Forsyth issued an opinion Monday on the Jan. 29 incident involving Alan James of Wyoming.

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  18. Officials in Grand Rapids seek to boost youth employmentRead the original story

    Feb 11, 2015 | Northern Michigan News

    Mayor George Heartwell and Lynn Heemstra, executive director of Our Community's Children, are discussing plans during a Thursday kickoff event. The "Mayor's 100 Campaign" is an expansion of the "Mayor's 50 Campaign."

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  19. State shuts down in-home day care amid death investigationRead the original story

    Feb 11, 2015 | Northern Michigan News

    The state has shut down an in-home day care in western Michigan following the death of an infant who had recently been cared for there. Police in Grand Rapids and the suburb of Kentwood say Thursday they're working together on the investigation following the Feb. 19 death.

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  20. Lawsuit challenges photos, fingerprinting of young peopleRead the original story

    Feb 10, 2015 | Northern Michigan News

    A black man who says he was stopped, photographed and fingerprinted by Grand Rapids police despite committing no crime is challenging the practice. Keyon Harrison said that he and other black boys and young men have been targeted for photos and thumbprints, The Grand Rapids Press reported .

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