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Meijer Christmas Ad Makes Its Mark As One Of The Best In The US [Video]

A Meijer Christmas ad that was released last month has made several lists as one of the best Christmas ads of the season.

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Camden Parks, Crash's Landing
Camden Parks, Crash's Landing
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Adopt Trailer Joe From Crash’s Landing

If you follow our weekly features on the cats available for adoption from Crash's Landing you know that each cat has a name that comes with a story.

Trailer Joe is no exception.

Please adopt Trailer Joe!

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Grand Rapids Men Win Treasure Hunt Worth $5000 [Video]

Chris Tongen and Steve Crockett found treasure snuggled in a tree in Oak Hill Cemetery, ending a three month long hunt.

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5 Terrible, Free Christmas Gift Ideas on Craigslist in Grand Rapids

Even the most dedicated procrastinator has to admit that we're running out of time for Christmas shopping.

When it's too late for expedited shipping and you're out of Christmas cash, there's always something for free on Craigslist.

Just hope that you don't receive any of these items under your Christmas tree.

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Top Baby Names for 2016 From Spectrum Health

Spectrum Health just released their list of the top baby names for 2016, and the list of popular boys’ names underwent more changes in 2016 than an infant’s diapers.

Seven new names popped up in the top 10―including one with presidential gravitas.

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Ferris Coffee & Nut Buys American Seating Building in Grand Rapids

On Monday, Ferris Coffee & Nut Company announced it has purchased the American Seating building and property at 601 7th Street NW in Grand Rapids.

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Arizona is our Pet of the Week on Wet Nose Wednesday

Arizona the dog is our special pet of the week.

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

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Belding Area Schools Vote To Change Their Mascot

Monday night, the Belding Area Schools Board of Education voted unanimously to drop the controversial Redskins mascot.

The push to change the mascot came at the end of this past school year when parents began asking for the board consider doing something different...

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Grand Rapids Children’s Museum Now Offers Sensory Kits for Kids

The Children's Museum took to Facebook on Monday to announce that the kits will be available to be checked out from their front desk, and that the kids can use them for the duration of their visit to the museum. Some items included in the kit include weighted vests and suspenders and hearing protection.

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This One Secret Ingredient Will Elevate Your Christmas Cookies

Anyone can turn their homemade Christmas cookies into something truly special by adding just one ingredient found in every home.

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Downtown Grand Rapids’ Tre Cugini Closes, Will Reopen Under Uccello’s Ownership

Downtown Grand Rapids' Tre Cugini closed its doors on Saturday, December 17 with the retirement of the restaurant's owner Adriano Moscatelli. The space has been acquired by Uccello's Hospitality Group.

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How About Some Fun for New Year’s Eve in West Michigan?

Christmas is almost hear and there is still so much to do. But, let's not forget the New Year follows close behind. Whether you chose to quietly ring in the new year, or blow it out, here are some ideas for you that the West Michigan Tourist Association has put together.

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