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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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Today the Grand Rapids Press Reported the Detroit Lions Loss to the Cowboys…Next Week

Maybe it's not a mistake, but simply next week's headline printed by mistake today? Could the NFL be as shady and fixed as Boxing? As plotted and pre-arranged as the WWE?

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5 Things for Kids to do During Christmas Break in Grand Rapids

Kids are always excited for snow days and time off from school, but finding fun and affordable things to do throughout Christmas break can be challenging.

Check our list of fun things to do over Christmas break in Grand Rapids and make it a fun vacation for the whole family.

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Diocese of Grand Rapids Warns of Haitian Hurricane Scam

The Diocese of Grand Rapids is warning of a potential scam which involves someone posing as a representative of the diocese and making phone calls asking for donations for "victims of the Haitian hurricane."

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Beware Of These 10 Common Holiday Scams

Tis’ the season for shopping, needing money and giving money, and scammers know it!

Each year with more of our lives going on, online, it’s becoming easier for scammers to get rich off our holiday spirit...

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St. Joe Lighthouse Looks Like The Castle From ‘Frozen’ After Frigid Weekend [Video]

A couple of videographers caught footage of the frozen lighthouse at the harbor in St. Joseph, where the north winds were particularly cruel this weekend.

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You Should Probably Renew Your Michigan Vehicle Registration Now (If You Can)

If you're due to renew your vehicle registration here in the state of Michigan, don't put it off.

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A Grand Rapids Public Access TV Santa Takes Live Phone Calls, Kids Get Treated To Sassy Elves [Video]

There was a time in Grand Rapids when the Public Access TV channel was weird and wonderful.

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Runaway 16-Year-Old Last Seen in Grand Rapids Area Found Safe

UPDATE: Brittany Ann Pratt, 16, has been found safe.

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Up to a Foot of Snow Expected in Central Lower Michigan this Weekend

Muskegon County is under a winter weather warning by the national weather service. If you don't know what a winter weather warning means ... it means the Elsa - Queen of Arendelle might be visiting West Michigan. 

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Adopt Jheri From Crash’s Landing

It was days before Christmas in 2015 when Crash's Landing first welcomed Jheri.

Wouldn't it be wonderful if Jheri found a permanent home this Christmas?

Please adopt Jheri!

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LaughFest Announces Next Round of Acts

Katt Williams, Joel McHale and the comedy duo of Kevin Heffernan and Steve Lemme are the latest headliners being added to Gilda’s LaughFest, which is scheduled for March 9 to 19, 2017 in Grand Rapids, Michigan and surrounding communities.

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