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Where to Cut Your Own Christmas Tree In Grand Rapids, West Michigan

As Christmas nears, the search for the perfect Christmas tree is on.

Check our guide to Christmas trees in greater Grand Rapids and West Michigan. 

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Thanksgiving Stories Never Heard Before as Told by Kids [Video]

Did you know the pilgrims and Indians shared pickles and salami? You didn't? How did you miss that?

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Jeff Musial The Animal Guy’s Wildlife Show Hits East Grand Rapids November 23 [Video]

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It’s All About The Side Dishes At Thanksgiving And Here Are Some Delicious Ones

I can't wait for Thanksgiving. The dinner for our family is always a bit hectic, but lots of fun. I just bought a turkey oilless-fryer, and I can't wait to use it, so the main course is taken care of, however, the rest of our menu always does seem to be the same each year. Not that it's not good, but I really wanted to look for some new ideas this year, and I got some help.

Kathy Landin of our TownSquare Media staff found some deliciously different recipe's that we may just try. At any rate, I wanted to share them with you.

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‘The Discovery of King Tut’ Exhibition Coming to Grand Rapids Public Museum in 2015

The Grand Rapids Public Museum announced today that "The Discovery of King Tut" will make its Great Lakes debut at the museum on May 16, 2015.

Visitors will experience what it was like for Howard Carter and his team when they first discovered the tomb of King Tutankhamun in 1922.

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Meijer Gardens’ ‘Christmas Around the World’ Trees Exhibition Opens November 26

Every Christmas season is a magical experience at the Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park with their annual “Christmas and Holiday Traditions Around the World” exhibition.

Running Nov. 26 through Jan. 4, 2015, visit Meijer Gardens to experience over 40 international trees and displays, the enchanting Railway Garden and the holiday wonderland that encompasses it.

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Little Girl Meets Santa Claus at a Diner [Video]

This one will make you warm and fuzzy all over.

While three-year-old Gracie Lynn Wilson was eating breakfast with her family at a Bob Evans restaurant in Evansville, Ind., she noticed someone she recognized sitting by themselves in a booth.

It was Santa Claus!

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Watch This Guy’s Fantastic Reaction To Finding Out He’s Going To Be A Dad [VIDEO]

Erika Jackson had been planning how she would tell her husband he was going to be a dad long before she ever got pregnant. Her husband, Jacob, clearly appreciated the way in which she went about it and was thrilled with the news.

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New Survey Shows That The Person Your Kids Think Of As Their Hero Is YOU

You spend some of the best years of your life in the (sometimes) thankless job of being a parent. Then your kids just grow up and say that they are striving not to be like you, but maybe this will keep you going.

According to a new survey, the person your kids are most likely to see as being their personal "hero" is you.

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West Michigan Dentists Offering Money for Halloween Candy

Dentists around West Michigan are offering to buy Halloween candy for as much as $2 per pound, then donate it to our troops overseas.

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Fun Halloween Trivia With Friday 5 the Hard Way

It's Halloween, so Friday 5 the Hard Way is all "scary trivia." Woooooo, get ready.

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Expect Mother Nature to Play Some Tricks with Halloween Weather on Friday

Mother Nature may have tricks of her own to play, with high winds, rain and snow being forecast by the National Weather Service's Grand Rapids Office for Friday.

That's going to make for some possibly challenging conditions for trick-or-treating on Halloween.

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