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Where to Recycle Your Christmas Tree in Kent County

Now that Christmas is over your first priority might be to take your decorations and tree down. If you had a natural tree this year, different cities around Kent County are offering Christmas tree recycling programs...

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8 Things All Grand Rapids Residents Need to Know This Winter

Winter has hit the ground running in Grand Rapids.

Review all of the rules and tips that every Grand Rapids resident needs to know to make it a successful winter.

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Should Grand Rapids Get an ‘Ugly’ Christmas Tree? [POLL]

It's hard to go anywhere without seeing an ugly Christmas sweater, now ugly Christmas trees are making their mark too.

Montreal is drawing thousands to the city after putting up an ugly Christmas tree.

Should Grand Rapids get its own ugly Christmas tree downtown?

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Vormittag Tree Farm

Join Scott Winters at Vormittag Tree Farm on Saturday, December 3rd from 10 am to Noon.

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Ice Skating at Rosa Parks Circle Starts Friday!

We have officially entered the month of December and that means a bunch of winter activities to look forward to.

Ice skating is obviously one of the favorites and this Friday, 12/2, ice skating at Rosa Parks Circle in Downtown Grand Rapids will open for the season...

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Where to Cut Your Own Christmas Tree In Grand Rapids, West Michigan

As Christmas nears, the search for the perfect Christmas tree is on.

Check our guide to Christmas trees in Grand Rapids and West Michigan. 

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Sisters Find the Best Present Ever Under the Tree [Video]

Kids always get excited to see gifts under the Christmas tree. They can't wait to open them. For these sweet little sisters, they nearly burst when they find the best present ever.

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2014 Michigan State Christmas Tree From Kingsford

A 63-foot blue spruce from the city of Kingsford has been chosen as Michigan’s 29th Christmas tree. The tree will be delivered to the state Capitol on Saturday, November 1.

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West Michigan Christmas Tree Recycling Info

Time to take down the Christmas tree?

We have the info you need to dispose of your tree in 2014.

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100.5 The River’s Christmas Spirit Remains! Only 343 Shopping Days Until Christmas 2014!

39 Days Till Christmas and the 100.5 The River Christmas Tree Is Finally Up!

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Rosa Parks Circle Ice Skating Opens With Tree Lighting Ceremony On December 6

Another sign of the season in Grand Rapids!

The annual tree lighting ceremony is December 6 at Grand Rapids Art Museum.

The lighting will be followed by the opening of ice skating at Rosa Parks Circle!

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Sad Day…The Christmas Tree and Decorations Came Down

It was a sad day in the Rent household yesterday, Sunday.  We took the Christmas Tree and all the decorations down.

I'm really sentimental and absolutely love the holidays, putting the lights up outside, decorating the tree, I spend a lot of time on that, and decorating the whole house.  It looks great when we finish, and has a feeling of real joy.

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