Former First lady Betty Ford passed away Friday evening at age 93 in Texas. the widow of President Gerald R. Ford was a raised in Grand Rapids. She was born Elizabeth Bloomer and graduated from Central High School. It was one one more bit of bad news for a city still grieving from yesterday's shooting rampage, that left seven dead in the state's worst mass killings.
Rodrick Shonte Dantzler is dead. The suspected murderer of seven people in Grand Rapids Thursday died of a self inflicted gun shot wound to the head, after he released two hostages he held on Rickman Street Northeast
My son has rowed for five years and I've been to many regattas, but none quite like the Meijer State of Michigan games last weekend at Riverside Park in Grand Rapids. There were plenty of experienced rowers seeking gold, silver and bronze, but there also was lots of "green" rowers who up until two weeks ago were never in a boat.
Had there been an automatic defibrillator (AED) in the building at the time when Wes Leonard suddenly collapsed on the basketball court after leading his team to victory, the tragic outcome may have been different. A few months after their sons death, Gary and Jocelyn Leonard
What's next for Harry Potter? Author J.K. Rowling will let us know Thursday at 7am (EST). Rowling's publicist made it clear it won't be an eighth book in the popular series that sold 400 million copies of the boy wizard and his friends.
My wife has always wanted to be an Olympian and this weekend she will get her chance. She'll be one of hundreds competing in the Meijer State of Michigan games in the Greater Grand Rapids Area. Michiganders will vye for Gold, Silver or Bronze medals in 25 different sports
Job prospects in Grand Rapids-Wyoming metro area are the best they've been in three years. In fact, the outlook here may be the most optimistic in the entire nation, according to a third quarter Manpower survery.
Thirty percent of employers say they expecting to add employees thi
The 43rd annual Rockford Start of Summer Celebration parade was Saturday, June 11, 2011. A big crowd turned out for the festivities, which featured many hometown floats and dignitaries, the Rockford High School Marching Band the world famous Scottville Clown Band
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