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Meet Steve from Crash’s Landing

We're not sure if Steve from Crash's Landing is Irish, but we do know he'd like to celebrate St. Patrick's Day in a big way.

Help Steve celebrate by giving him a new home and a loving family.

Please adopt Steve.

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Circle Theatre Kicks Off with ‘Keep the Change: The Musical Stories of Harry Chapin’

Circle Theatre produces an annual theatre and concert series that features many of the area’s best vocalists and musicians. Live performances in an intimate setting gives all audience members an up-close and personal experience unique only to Circle Theatre.

Kicking off the season on April 3 is the concert Keep the Change: The Musical Stories of Harry Chapin.

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Photo courtesy Home Builders Association of Greater Grand Rapids
Photo courtesy Home Builders Association of Greater Grand Rapids
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Ugliest Room in Grand Rapids Found in Eastown, Garnering Homeowner a $10,000 Renovation

It's a big year for the Home Builders Association of Greater Grand Rapids, which is celebrating its 70th year.

The association decided to share their celebration, teaming with Option 1 Credit Union to "find the ugliest room in Grand Rapids."

The winner was announced today.

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Photo Courtesy of the Kent County Sheriffs Department
Photo Courtesy of the Kent County Sheriffs Department
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West Catholic High School Student Charged in Death Threat Case Now Faces Child Porn Charges

The 17-year-old who targeted fellow classmates at West Catholic High School with death threats on Instagram is now being formally charged in the case.

Several news outlets are reporting that the teen, Matthew Herrington, is also facing child pornography charges.

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Spring Chicks May Carry Salmonella; Eight Tips to Stay Safe

As spring and Easter approach, the ealth officials at the Michigan departments of Agriculture and Rural Development and Community Heal are warning parents that baby poultry may carry Salmonella.

They offer eight tips to stay safe around spring chicks.

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ArtPrize Announces Events, Changes and Grants for 2015

Today, ArtPrize made several announcements about changes and growth planned for 2015 including new opportunities for curators, an expansion of ArtPrize Pitch Night, more grant money and a new showcase event called ArtPrize Tonight.

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West Michigan Women’s Expo Rolls in This Weekend at DeVos Place

The 17th annual West Michigan Women's Expo at DeVos Place in Grand Rapids is this weekend.

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11th Annual GVSU Geology Chili Cook-Off [Video]

Last month, during another cold West Michigan winter day, Grand Valley State University Geology students, faculty, and alumni kept warm at the 11th annual GVSU Geology Chili Cook-Off.

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‘The End of the Tour’ Set for Limited Release on July 31

When The End of the Tour premiered at Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, in January, it received excellent reviews and some Oscar buzz.

The End of the Tour will receive limited release July 31. The summer release is designed to capitalize on the film's Oscar buzz and give it a better chance heading into Oscar season.

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Sally Visits for Wet Nose Wednesday [Sponsored]

Sally is a beautiful six-month-old Catahoula-mix dog looking for a good home.

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Dan Lennon, president and CEO of Michigan Turkey Producers, Karen McCarthy of Consumers Energy; Ottawa County Commissioner Don Disselkoen; Laird; Brauer; Jennifer Owens, incubator board vice chairwoman; Merle Langeland, president of the Ottawa County Farm Bureau, and Larry Kooiker, president and owner of Agritek Industries, Inc.
Dan Lennon, president and CEO of Michigan Turkey Producers, Karen McCarthy of Consumers Energy; Ottawa County Commissioner Don Disselkoen; Laird; Brauer; Jennifer Owens, incubator board vice chairwoman; Merle Langeland, president of the Ottawa County Farm Bureau, and Larry Kooiker, president and owner of Agritek Industries, Inc.
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Consumers Energy Contributes $25,000 to Great Lakes Ag-Tech Business Incubator

A new statewide business incubator designed to spur agricultural innovation has received financial support from Consumers Energy.

Company representatives have presented a $25,000 contribution to officials with the Great Lakes Ag-Tech Business Incubator at the Ottawa County administrative offices. The contribution will support new business development centered on commercializing ag-technology ideas and inventions.

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Texans Attempt to Pronounce Michigan Words with Hilarious Results [Video]

You wouldn't think the English language could change so much throughout a single country, but there's a really big difference in words' pronunciations north, south, east and west.

Moving up here from Texas last year, I've begun learning a lot about how things are said here. And I have to be honest: I'm still not any good at the words.

I will still say 'Mack-in-nack' Island, but mostly for funnies.

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