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Dennis Van Kampen, CEO Mel Trotter Ministries
Dennis Van Kampen, CEO Mel Trotter Ministries
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Mel Trotter Ministries Does It! They’re Getting Their New Truck

I'm so happy to report that Mel Trotter Ministries will be getting a new truck!

Dennis Van Kampen, CEO of Mel Trotter, who was on "Andy in the Morning" discussing the urgent need for a new refrigerated truck, announced they exceeded their $34,000 goal and can now get the new truck they so desperately needed.

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Alex Maness via Vimeo
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ArtPrize Pitch Night Winner to Determine if You are Valid in Our Community [Video]

Last night, ArtPrize announced the winner of Pitch Night Durham. Stacey Kirby's “The Declaration Project” / “VALIDnation” took home a $5,000 cash grant and a guaranteed spot at 200 Ottawa for ArtPrize Eight.

Kirby addresses North Carolina House Bill 2 and its effect on the community. Her entry asks people to declare their belongings or share their lifestyle choices to determine if they are valid.

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‘Dog Friendly’ Patios Around Grand Rapids

Summer’s here and we want to spend as much time as we can with our friends and family… including the furry family members! We totally understand...

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Michigan Playground Serves at Set for Action Movie Kid’s ‘Get in the Boat’ Video

A common playground in Michigan became the filming location for a video that's been watched hundreds of thousands of times.

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Inner-City Youth Baseball Get Renovated Field, Now Needs Equipment

Inner-City Youth Baseball took a big step forward yesterday with the ribbon cutting and celebration of the newly renovated Ted Rasberry Field, 1010 Sheldon Avenue, SE, here in Grand Rapids.

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Grand Rapids Home for Veterans Under Investigation

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette is encouraging people who have resided in the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans or who may have witnessed patient mistreatment, to come forward with information that could help the ongoing investigation into the treatment of patients in the facility.

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Rosalina is our Pet of the Week on Wet Nose Wednesday

Rosalina the dog is our special pet of the week.

Andy Rent talked about her on his Andy in the Morning show for Wet Nose Wednesday.

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Kathy Kuhn
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47th Annual Festival of the Arts is Next Weekend

It's hard to believe, but Festival is just days away...next weekend!

2016 will be the 47th Festival of the Arts, making it one of the longest-running festivals in the state.

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Amway Family Fireworks Return to Downtown Grand Rapids July 2nd

The Amway Family Fireworks will light up the Grand Rapids skies on July 2 at Ah-Nab-Awen Park in downtown Grand Rapids in celebration of Independence Day.

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Koehler Urges Higher Gas Prices
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Why Detroit-Area Summer Gas is More Efficient Than Gas in Grand Rapids

If a summer road trip takes you to the Detroit area, you may want to consider filling up the gas tank before driving back to West Michigan.

Learn why Detroit-area summer gas is the most efficient in Michigan.

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Arctic Air Mass Brings Deep Freeze To Milwaukee
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Michigan’s Changing Climate: Shorter Winters, Wetter Summers

Any Michigan resident will tell you that the weather here is more than a little messed up. Now we have proof.

Scientists studying data from 1951 to 2010 have found that Michigan's climate is changing. Is getting better or worse? That may depend on how much you love winter.

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Photos courtesy of the Norton Shorews Police
Photos courtesy of the Norton Shorews Police
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Jeffrey Willis Now Listed as a Person of Interest in the Disappearance of Jessica Heeringa

Norton Shores police have upgraded attempted abduction suspect Jeffrey Willis to a "person of interest" in the Jessica Heeringa disappearance case.

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