Grand Rapids Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Equitable funding tops Grand Rapids School Board legislative wish listRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 5 | MLive.com

    West Michigan lawmakers will meet with leaders of Grand Rapids Public Schools during a luncheon Monday, Dec. 11, to hear what they need to help students reach their full potential. The school board has a wish list of more than two dozen legislative priorities for 2017-18.

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  2. Santa Claus Girls: Counting the ways they careRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 5 | MLive.com

    ... schools she had previously donated to, which led her to Santa Claus Girls. She read about the charity in The Grand Rapids Press. In the past, she said, she would donate about a dozen sets per year. But last year, she made a vow to herself that she ...

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  3. Four flights diverted to GR during Monday night stormsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 5 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    A spokesperson with the Gerald R. Ford International Airport says that four flights were diverted from Chicago to Grand Rapids because of the winds. All the flights came in between 8:30 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. The flights also came in on the airport's north-south runway, which is not used regularly, because of the wind direction.

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  4. Water contamination in West Michigan prompts questions, concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 5 | Michigan Radio

    People in northern Kent County have been dealing with the recent discovery of groundwater contamination for the past several months. Clear Bottom Lake in Plainfield Township is about 10 miles north of Grand Rapids.

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  5. Thousands without power in West MichiganRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 5 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    According to Consumers Energy, there are over 1,500 customers in Northwest Grand Rapids without power, almost 1,500 near Byron Center without power and approximately 730 customers east of Saugatuck without power. Consumers Energy warns that people should be prepared for potential power outages throughout the day due to the Severe Weather.

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  6. Announcing 32nd Annual MLK Day Community CelebrationRead the original story

    Monday Dec 4 | BroadwayWorld.com

    The 32nd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration on Jan. 15 will honor the life and legacy of King with a community celebration that features Keynote Speaker April Reign, creator of the viral hashtag #OscarsSoWhite, and the premiere of the opera "I DREAM" at Fountain Street Church. The celebration is open to the public and is hosted in collaboration with Grand Valley State University, Grand Rapids Community College, Davenport University and Opera Grand Rapids.

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  7. Police: Body of Ana Carrillo found on suspecta s mothera s propertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 4 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    Wyoming Police say Ana Carrillo's body was found on property owned by Nancy DeCamp, the mother of suspect Andrew Hudson. The land is in the area of Maguire Avenue and 3 Mile Road in Grand Rapids Township.

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  8. Seattle moves ahead with arena remodel to attract NBA, NHLRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 4 | White Lake Beacon

    ... 351 PM EST Mon Dec 4 2017 ...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST TUESDAY... The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a Wind Advisory...which is in effect until 4 PM EST Tuesday. HAZARDOUS WEATHER... * South winds will gust 45 to 50 ...

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  9. Lawyers dig up 50-year-old case in waste disposal suitRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 4 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    Court records show that a shoe manufacturer reached an agreement with a Michigan township nearly 50 years ago that allowed the company to continue dumping tannery sludge in the area as long as the waste didn't contaminate water, according to a lawsuit. Attorneys representing local homeowners summarized the 1966 court settlement with Plainfield Township in a recently filed civil complaint against Wolverine World Wide in Kent County Circuit Court, the Grand Rapids Press reported.

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  10. Arctic air and snow to blast West MichiganRead the original story

    Monday Dec 4 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    ... accumulating snow for all of West Michigan by Friday evening. The heaviest will be northwest and southwest of Grand Rapids with amounts over 8 inches possible. Temperatures with this snow will continue well below freezing and we can expect an extend ...

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  11. Parmley Named GLIAC North Division Player of the WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 4 | MLive.com

    ... Thursday's this season, which sees both the men's and women's teams traveling to the DeltaPlex Arena in Grand Rapids, Mich. for select home games. The Lakers will first host Michigan Tech on Thursday (Dec. 7) at 8:00 PM at the DeltaPlex Arena before ...

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  12. Class-action suit: Wolverine dumped at GR landfillRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 4 | WOODTV.com

    Wolverine Worldwide is facing its first federal class-action lawsuit in connection to the dumping of waste at the center of well contamination concerns north of Grand Rapids. The contaminated wells identified so far are all in the Belmont area and elsewhere around Rockford, where Wolverine is based, but the lawsuit filed Friday says one of the places the shoe manufacturer dumped toxic chemicals was the old Butterworth Landfill within Grand Rapids' city limits.

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  13. Retirement community uses Montessori environment to improve quality of life for seniors with dementiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 4 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    A year-long research project at a retirement community is aimed at improving the lives of seniors with dementia, in part by building engagement and sense of belonging. The Clark Retirement Community in Grand Rapids is the first nationwide to implement the Montessori International method along with a 12-month research period, according to Chris Simons, director of dementia and life enrichment services.

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  14. Ana Carrilloa s body was at suspecta s moma s propertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 4 | WOODTV.com

    Ana Carrillo's body was found on the property of the mother of the man accused of killing her, authorities finally confirmed more than three weeks after the remains were discovered. Carrillo's body was found on Nancy DeCamp's property along Maguire Avenue near 3 Mile Road northeast of Grand Rapids, Wyoming Department of Public Safety Lt.

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  15. Aquinas' Michaela Faber tabbed as WHAC women's basketball player of the weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 4 | MLive.com

    Aquinas forward Michaela Faber (JR/Grand Rapids, Michigan) was named the Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference (WHAC) Women's Basketball Player of the Week, as announced by the league office on Monday afternoon (Dec. 4). Faber averaged a ...

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  16. Army uniforms for Navy game to honor famed divisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 4 | White Lake Beacon

    ... 351 PM EST Mon Dec 4 2017 ...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST TUESDAY... The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a Wind Advisory...which is in effect until 4 PM EST Tuesday. HAZARDOUS WEATHER... * South winds will gust 45 to 50 ...

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  17. Keeler Building added to National Register, paves way for redevelopmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 4 | MLive.com

    ... per month and 78 one-bedroom units priced at $752 per month, Dombrowski said. Originally designed to showcase Grand Rapids-made furniture and later used as an office building, the Keeler building has been a candidate for the National Register of ...

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  18. 10 companies where you can give back and still make a buckRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 4 | Monster.com

    ... volunteer hours to be entered in monthly cash and prize giveaways as well as annual grand prizes. Headquarters: Grand Rapids, Michigan What they do: Cascade Engineering is a manufacturer specializing in plastic injection molding. It produces ...

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  19. Police close part of GR neighborhood due to a critical situationaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 4 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - The 200 block of Travis Street between Coit Avenue and Layafette Avenue NE will remained closed Monday morning as police continue to investigate what they report as a 'critical situation.'

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  20. 10 reasons to watch Grand Rapids area boys basketball this seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 4 | MLive.com

    Players from Grand Rapids Covenant Christian take the court before the Class C semifinal at the Breslin Center at Michigan State University in East Lansing on Thursday, March 23, 2017. shoots against Manton during a Class C semifinal at the Breslin Center at Michigan State University in East Lansing on Thursday, March 23, 2017.

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