Grand Rapids Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. $200K carrot dangled to keep Van Andel Arena and DeVos Place manager on the jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 26 | MLive.com

    The Grand Rapids-Kent County Convention and Arena Authority has created an "Executive Director Longevity Incentive Plan" that will pay its general manager $200,000 plus interest in five years.

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  2. Retailer sells clothing named after Michigan citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 26 | MLive.com

    Attorney-turn-designer Jamie Loeks Duffield loves Michigan so much she names all her clothing after the cities that crisscross the state. Her collection includes a navy striped Mackinac dress, watermelon hue Ludington frock and the best-selling Pointe searsucker tunic that doubles as a swimsuit cover.

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  3. Gluten Free Bar earns Michigan's 1st 'Rising Star Award'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 25 | MLive.com

    Ben Wahl, holds the inaugural Rising Star Award' given to his firm, The Gluten Free Bar, on June 9 by the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development. (Courtesy Ben Wahl, holds the inaugural Rising Star Award' given to his firm, The Gluten Free Bar, on June 9 by the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.

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  4. 8-year-old Jenison boy dies in hospital after pool incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | MLive.com

    Police say 8-year-old Mekhi Ivy died in the hospital Sunday after going underwater in a pool this weekend. According to a release from the Ottawa County Sheriff's Office, police were called around 2 p.m. Saturday, June 24 to the Sunningdale subdivision in Georgetown Township.

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  5. Start Garden's next 5x5 Night will be in SpanishRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 24 | MLive.com

    The startup development group's first "Cinco por Cinco" Pitch Night is being hosted with the West Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. The chamber held one its first pitch competition in May 2016.

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  6. Steelcase honored as one of the country's most civic-minded companiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 23 | MLive.com

    For the second year in a row, Steelcase has been recognized as one of the most community-minded companies in the nation. The Grand Rapids office furniture-maker is being spotlighted as a part of the Civic 50, an initiative of Points of Light.

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  7. Holland State Park's new life jackets donated by yacht-makerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 23 | MLive.com

    More than a dozen years ago, Tiara Yachts stepped up with a donation to help pay for life jacket stations at Holland State Park. Tiara Yachts CEO Tom Slikkers immediately agreed to make the donation, said Ottawa County Sheriff Sgt.

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  8. College certificates at Kent ISD delayed a year, degree program startingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 23 | MLive.com

    A plan to offer Kent ISD students the opportunity to earn college certificates in advanced manufacturing fields next school year is being delayed due to low enrollment. The certificates were one of two tuition-free options for high school students announced in March through Grand Rapids Community College .

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  9. Grand Rapids Police K-9 unit to be protected by bulletproof vestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 23 | MLive.com

    All eight dogs in the Grand Rapids Police Department's K-9 unit will now be protected by bulletproof vests when they're out on duty. The vests will protect Kilo, Kip, Izzy, Aero, Bobby, Jack, Boris and Atos from bullets and knives - and are being donated by a nonprofit organization.

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  10. Kalkaska president under fire for violent, anti-Muslim Facebook postsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 23 | MLive.com

    A screenshot of a post made by Village of Kalkaska President Jeff Sieting on his public Facebook page on February 16, 2017. The post was in response to a USA Today article about the Feb. 16 "Day Without Immigrants" protest.

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  11. Second pellet gun shooting sends Ottawa County teen to hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 23 | MLive.com

    A 16-year-old male was transported to a Holland-area hospital Thursday evening after being shot in the chest by a pellet gun. Ottawa County Sheriff's deputies were dispatched around 5:43 p.m. Thursday, June 22 to report of a shooting near the 100 block of Elberdene Street in Holland.

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  12. Municipalities team up with GRCC to offer new Public Works CampRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 22 | MLive.com

    Grand Rapids Community College has teamed up with West Michigan municipalities to offer a new camp to teens - Public Works. The Public Works Camp will take students entering seventh- to ninth-grade through activities and tours of various municipalities to learn about public works careers and the vital role they play in communities.

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  13. Chalk festival expected to draw thousands to Tanger OutletsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2017 | MLive.com

    BYRON TOWNSHIP, MI -- Thousands are expected to attend a chalk festival at the Grand Rapids area Tanger Outlets mall this weekend. The West Michigan Chalk Art Festival is returning to the Byron Township shopping center for the second year in row.

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  14. Highlights from Thursday's 11th annual ADDIX All-Star Basketball ShowcaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2017 | MLive.com

    The 11th annual ADDIX All-Star Classic concluded Thursday night at Davenport University with a pair of Showcase games featuring the top 20 boys and girls players from across West Michigan. Check out the highlights from both games below.

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  15. Clarkston F Taylor Currie commits to Michigan's 2019 classRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | MLive.com

    Michigan has known of Taylor Currie since he was a tall, slim, under-the-radar recruit in Columbus, Ohio. The 2019 forward played as a freshman at Worthington Christian School, just north of Columbus.

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  16. Somalian refugee family gets a home makeover in Grand RapidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | MLive.com

    A family of seven Somalian refugees is receiving a home makeover thanks to hard work by a group of volunteers from Illinois. The Ahmed family left Somalia and resettled in Grand Rapids about two years ago.

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  17. Architectural firm leaving suburbs for downtownRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | MLive.com

    Integrated Architecture is planning to spend up to $2 million to remodel and move into a 97-year-old printing plant at 840 Ottawa Avenue NW that has been shuttered for the past 10 years. Integrated Architecture is planning to spend up to $2 million to remodel and move into a 97-year-old printing plant at 840 Ottawa Avenue NW that has been shuttered for the past 10 years.( GRAND RAPIDS, MI - Integrated Architecture is moving its headquarters and more than 50 employees from Kentwood to the North Monroe Neighborhood in downtown Grand Rapids.

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  18. Faith Webber lifts Grand Blanc to 2-1 win over Utica Ford in D1 semifinalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | MLive.com

    Who is Faith Webber ? She is a freshman stud forward for the Grand Blanc girls soccer team. On Wednesday night in the Division 1 state semifinals, Webber she showed just how lethal she is by scoring a pair of goals exactly five minutes apart in the second half against Utica Ford.

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  19. Griffins' championship parade to hit downtown streets FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | MLive.com

    The Calder Cup champions Grand Rapids Griffins will celebrate Friday, June 16 in downtown Grand Rapids with a parade and rally. The parade begins at 4 p.m. on the west side of Van Andel Arena and then will go west on Weston Street, right on Market Avenue, right on Monroe Center, Right on Ottawa Avenue and right on Louis Street before ending at Rosa Parks Circle.

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  20. Man accused in death of boy, 4, had prior domestic violence convictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | MLive.com

    The Kent County man charged in the death of his girlfriend's 4-year-old son had a previous domestic violence conviction for assaulting another woman who he had a child with. Elis Nelson Ortiz, 25, pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor assault charge in 2009 after a domestic violence incident, according to court records.

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