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Could This Be Another Possible Sex Trafficking Scheme in Michigan?

It's no secret that human sex trafficking is a growing problem, especially in Michigan; that's why its best to rather be safe than sorry.

A month ago a girl from Flint wanted to warn people about a potential kidnapping scheme involving leaving things on the windshield...

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Finally, They’re Going To Fix Michigan Street This Spring

It’s about time! Fox17 is reporting that Michigan Street in Downtown Grand Rapids could start getting fixed as early as next week!

If you’ve driven along Michigan Street, you’ve probably noticed it’s one of the WORST streets in West Michigan, well unless you’re also talking about 131 or M-6, but for the Van Andel Institute and all the medical centers to be located on Michigan, it’s surprising how bad of shape the road is in...

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There Are Still Businesses Opening, A New Restaurant Is Coming Downtown GR

If you’ve been to Traverse City, this is probably going to be good new to hear!

According to MLive, Georgina's Fusion Cuisine is planning to open a location in Grand Rapids on Wealthy Street this summer...

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One West Michigan Town Tops List Of SAFEST Places To Live In Michigan

Are you living in the safest city in Michigan?  There’ a good chance you do or at least know someone who does!

The website homesnacks.net (I know, it’s hard to take this website serious because of their name, but I promise, you’ll like their results,) recently decided to try to find the safest cities to live in here in Michigan...

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Matt Milhouse, TSM
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It’s Go Orange Day! $1 Provides a Meal for a Child in West Michigan

It's Go Orange Day!

Join us along with Kids' Food Basket as we raise awareness and money to fight childhood hunger in West Michigan.

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Adopt Prince From Crash’s Landing

 

Prince's story starts on the streets, but you can make sure it has a happy ending. Welcome Prince into your castle!

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Reed’s Lake “Back in the Day,” in 1946 [Video]

Reed's Lake is just one of the many gems in the Grand Rapids area that makes living here so special. "Back in the day," it was really something special. People from all over would flock to the lake.

Located in East Grand Rapids, we know Reed's Lake today as the home of Roses Restaurant, part of the Gilmore Collection, municipal buildings, a bustling East Grand Rapids downtown, the East Grand Rapids Middle School, the  Grand Rapids Yacht Club, several marinas, and many houses. But, a few...okay, many, years ago, things were very different.

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$115 Million Meijer Gardens Update to Bring Changes to Amphitheater

This morning, Frederik Meijer Gardens announced plans for growth and improvements totaling $115 million. The plans would bring changes and additions throughout Meijer Gardens, including many upgrades to the popular amphitheater.

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Disney’s Live-Action ‘Mulan’ Might Have Songs After All

Last week, the Internet entered into something of a panic when it was announced that Niki Caro, the director of the live-action Mulan remake, didn’t have any songs planned for the movie. For those of you who were bereft at the thought of no “I’ll Make a Man Out of You” army training/dance number, don’t freak out yet. While there aren’t any songs in the script right now, that doesn’t mean there won’t be any at all.

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Coopersville Recreation Needs YOUR Help to Get a Grant For Their Program

Even if you don't live in Coopersville, even if you don't have a kid who is into sports, you know that sports can play a big role in a child's development...

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Video Of Kalamazoo Tornado 1980

Did you know tornado season begins in March each year?  I stumbled onto this amazing footage of a tornado touching down in Kalamazoo in 1980.

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This Grand Rapids Building Is The Stuff Fairy Tales Are Made Of

This unique building in the Eastown neighborhood of Grand Rapids looks like one of J.R.R. Tolkien's Hobbits lives in it.

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