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2014 CMA Festival - Day 1
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Tim McGraw and Faith Hill Announce “Soul2Soul The World Tour 2017” is Coming to Grand Rapids

Tuesday night, during a surprise performance at Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium, Tim McGraw and Faith Hill announced “Soul2Soul The World Tour 2017” It's a 65-city tour that includes Grand Rapids at Van Andel Arena on Thursday, June 17, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. This is very exciting because this will be the first time Faith Hill has toured since 2007.

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Courtesy Heart of West Michigan United Way
Courtesy Heart of West Michigan United Way
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United Way has a Place in ArtPrize, too!

Today is the final day for first-round voting for ArtPrize. By 11:59 p.m. tonight, the votes will be counted and the top 20 public-vote art works will be in the running for the brass ring.

One of the entries in ArtPrize 8 is Heart of West Michigan United Way with their exhibit, "People Helping People," and it's on display at United Way, 188 Commerce Ave., SW, Grand Rapids, 49503.

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Zeeland’s Pumpkinfest is Loads of Family Fun

The countdown is on for Zeeland’s Pumpkinfest - Celebrating community, family fun, and fall activities for over 30 years. This years "Pumpkinfest In Disguise," is next weekend.

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Dracula’s Blood, Franken-Worms and More at Grand Rapids Public Museum

It might be a very scary time for kids at the Grand Rapids Public Museum this October, because they'll be working with Dracula's blood. Creeeeeeeeeepy!

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Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump Holds Rally In Daytona Beach, Florida
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Donald Trump Will Be Back in Michigan on Friday

Coming off from his first presidential debate, Donald Trump will be back in Michigan this Friday, 9/30.

Making it his fifth appearance in the mitten state, Trump will hold a rally at The Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi...

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Dixie Anderson
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Dixie Anderson Receiving High Honor in New York

Congratulations to our own Dixie Anderson!  She will be in rare company when she accepts a distinguished award this month from the Foreign Policy Association.

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ArtPrize Artist Whose Work Was Stolen in 2015 Returns with Positive Attitude and New Work

Do you remember the artist in ArtPrize 2015 whose work was literally dismantled, stolen, by the public last year?

He was Jeffrey Augustine Songco, and he's back with a new work.

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$5,000 is Hidden Somewhere in Grand Rapids, Will YOU Find It?

A treasure hunt is about to begin in Grand Rapids and YOU can be a part of it!

Somewhere in the metro area of Grand Rapids is $5,000 waiting to be found...

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“All Aboard!” The Pumpkin Train is About to Depart

 

It's just about time for the train to leave the station. I mean the annual famous Pumpkin Train of the Coopersville & Marne Railway.

Next weekend, and through October, the famous train rides the rails on Saturdays, September 24th, October 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd and 29th and on Sundays September 25th, October 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd and 30th. Departure times vary by day and date, so check the web site at www.MiTRAIN.net for details. The friendly Conductor will call “All Aboard” at 20 minutes before each departure.

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World's Largest Food Truck Rally 2016
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The World’s Largest Food Truck Rally Was Filling, Fun, and Delicious

Saturday, September 17th, Townsquare Media and Ionia Free Fair hosted The World's Largest Food Truck Rally at the Ionia Free Fairgrounds. Thank you to all the amazing people who came out to enjoy a huge variety of great foods, drinks, desserts...we are still stuffed 24 hours later!

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Dedication of the Gerald R. Ford Museum — 35 Years Ago!

Grand Rapids was buzzing with excitement back in 1981 leading up to the September 18, 1981 dedication of the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum.

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ArtPrize Eight is Almost Here

Are you ready? Are you ready for some incredible art, crowds, fun and excitement?

ArtPrize 8 is but days away and the excitement kicks off next week with the opening the 2016 most-attended public art event on the planet!

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