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Perrin’s Grapefruit IPA and Veterans Pale Ale Now in Cans

Perrin Brewing Company's new canning line is up and running.

Perrin's Grapefruit IPA and Veterans Pale Ale (VPA) are now both available to be purchased in cans at Perrin's taproom in Comstock Park.

Perrin is planning local distribution and the canning of three more beers later this year.

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West Michigan Election Results: August 4, 2015

Elections in West Michigan today included decisions on Grand Rapids mayor, Kentwood Commissioner, and school proposals in Comstock Park and Hudsonville.

Results are in.

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Coach Tully/Grandville High School
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Grandville High School Wins Division 1 Competitive Cheer State Championship

The Michigan High School Competitive Cheer State Finals were held at Delta Plex in Grand Rapids last weekend.

Grandville took first place in Division 1.

Comstock Park, Kenowa Hills, and Thornapple Kellogg also had strong showings.

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Whitecaps After Fifth Third Ballpark Fire: ‘They Will Come Again’ [Video]

The West Michigan Whitecaps' ownership expects to rebuild Fifth Third Ballpark in the wake of a Friday blaze that damaged the Comstock Park facility.

A space heater started a small blaze Friday morning at the ballpark, but workers believed they had put it out. They returned to find the space in flames, Plainfield Township Fire Chief David Peterson said.

Fifth Third Ballpark is the home of the Midwest League Class A professional baseball team. It is slated to host the 50th Midwest League All-Star Game on June 17, 2014.

Team officials expect the Whitecaps to play the 2014 season, host the all-star game and rebuild the ballpark.

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Fifth Third Ballpark Fire [Video Link]

UPDATE (2:50pm): In a news conference held Friday afternoon, West Michigan Whitecaps Managing Partner Denny Baxter shed some light on the fire and on the future of Fifth Third Ballpark and the West Michigan Whitecaps. He said of the future: "If we rebuild it, they will come once again." Baxter assured the community that the Whitecaps will be playing baseball come April 8th of this year (opening day). He got choked up several times during the news conference, and expressed that the Whitecaps organization is "more than a business, it's a community member."

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William  J. Hebert
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Top 3 Places to See Christmas Lights Displays in Grand Rapids!

There's nothing like seeing Christmas lights displays around the holidays.

With that in mind, I offer the top three places in Grand Rapids to see those cool yule hues and help celebrate the season.

 

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Heroes Car Show is Today in Comstock Park

The Alpine Firefighters Association is holding their third annual Heroes Car Show today, Saturday, September 7 from 7 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

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2012 Michigan High School Football Playoff Schedule – Semifinals

Just one win away from the finals!

As we enter the Michigan High School Football Semifinals, many West Michigan teams are still in the hunt for a state championship.

See the schedule for this weekend's games.

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Six West Michigan High School Football Teams Advance To State Semifinals [Video]

West Michigan was well represented in the Michigan High School Football Quarterfinal playoffs.

Good news as we look towards the semifinals.  West Michigan is STILL well represented!

Take a look at a recap of some big victories by West Michigan teams over the weekend.

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Fried Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwiches, Whitecaps NEW Ballpark Food

It's a new season for baseball, almost.  So of course the Whitecaps are thinking of new and unique feed items to serve up.  You may remember last years 5 or 6 thousand calorie hamburger, right?

At least one of this year's food items would make Elvis Presley, The King, smile

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