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Opportunities for kids at the Meijer LPGA Classic!
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Free Golf Clinics, Admission and Father’s Day Crafts for Kids at Meijer LPGA Classic

Two things we know Dad loves to do:

1. Spend time with the kids.

2. Golf.

The Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give is giving Dad a chance to enjoy golf while spending time with the kids during Father's Day weekend.

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Byron Center Lacrosse Fight Cancer Game Features MSU vs WMU on Sunday

Michigan State University and Western Michigan University men's lacrosse teams will play their final regular season conference game on Sunday, April 23 in Byron Center.

The day includes a free clinic for young players, a carnival and multiple games including the inaugural Byron Center Lacrosse Fight Cancer Game.

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Last Chance to Have Taxes Prepared for Free

Tax Day is getting close, very close, Tuesday, April 18, as a matter of fact. No, it's not the 15th this year since that falls on a Saturday, so, yes, you have three extra days.

Are you waiting till the last minute, as thousand of others do? Why not take the worry out of filing and get some help, and get it for FREE?

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ArtPrize Creates New Category for Students With $5,000 Prize

ArtPrize and Western Michigan University have announced a new opportunity for students coming to ArtPrize Nine.

A new student award will give $5,000 to the winner.

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The 5 Worst Kinds of After-School Pick-Up Drivers

Someday, after-school pick-up driving may become an Olympic sport. Many parents seem to already be training for the competition.

Here are the five worst kinds of after-school pick-up drivers.

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West Michigan Easter Egg Hunts

Thousands of children are anticipating the thrill of the Easter egg hunt.

View our guide to Grand Rapids-area Easter egg hunts and prepare your family for fun and a little candy too.

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Free College Financial Aid Counseling in Grand Rapids on Tuesday

Applying to college is a lot of work. An important part of the process is searching for financial aid, but finding out what you qualify for can be both time consuming and confusing.

One group is offering free help in Grand Rapids for anyone seeking financial aid for college.

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4 Unique Options at 2017 Grand Rapids Lenten Fish Fries

Thousands will enjoy Grand Rapids-area fish fries on Fridays through Lent. Most fish fries include fried fish, cole slaw, rolls and baked potatoes or french fries.

Take a closer look and you'll find non-tradition fish options, special family pricing, kids menu items and even a drive-thru.

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Tears and Hugs as Coopersville HS Students and Teachers Reveal Who Inspires Them [Video]

Coopersville High School students were asked to name a teacher that inspires them and makes them want to come to school. Teachers were asked to choose a student that inspires them to come to work every day.

Students and teachers were full of smiles and tears as they shared and listened to each others comments.

The video will have you smiling and crying too.

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Michigan Getting Hit Hard by Hong Kong Flu

Flu season has been tough in Michigan. Schools are closing and influenza rates are spiking.

Learn why this year's flu has been so widespread and severe in Michigan.

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Meet the Women Who Knit Hats for Babies at Holland Hospital [Video]

Babies born at Holland Hospital have been going home with handmade baby hats since 1988. Meet a few of the women who make the tradition a reality.

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GVSU Offers Free Tuition to Students From Detroit

Grand Valley State University is making it easier for Detroit high school students to attend GVSU.

Last week, GVSU President Thomas J. Haas signed papers in Detroit making the university a full partner in the Detroit Promise.

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