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Former President Gerald Ford Laid To Rest In Michigan
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Grand Rapids Suburbs Score Best Places to ‘Raise a Family’ in Michigan Titles

An article in the Grand Rapids Business Journal, two Grand Rapids suburbs are considered to be among the 10 best communities for families in Michigan.

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Four West Michigan Schools Receive National Blue Ribbon Recognition

Schools in Byron Center, East Grand Rapids, Grand Haven and Hudsonville are among a select group being honored as 2016 National Blue Ribbon Schools.

Thirteen schools in Michigan earned the honor along with a total of 279 public and 50 private schools nationwide.

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SAT College Exams To Undergo Major Changes
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Two Grand Rapids Schools Make ‘Top 10′ for SAT Scores in MI

This past spring marked the first time that Michigan high school juniors had to take the SAT's. Prior to, it's always been the ACT's, But the results for the first SAT scores in Michigan have been released by the Department of Education...

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Where are the Fireworks Displays in West Michigan

If you're looking for THE place to go to see Fireworks this 4th of July weekend, you don't have far to go because there are several fantastic shows this weekend right here at home.

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Spectrum Health Irish Jig 5K March 19

Preparations for the 2016 Spectrum Health Irish Jig 5K, to be held on Saturday, March 19, are quickly ramping up as race day approaches.

Many racers have already signed up and with the good weather we're having, this week should see a significant jump in registrations.

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West Michigan Teen Golfers Heading to Tournament in Florida

Two local golfers, Dominic Luciani, a freshman at East Grand Rapids High School and Andrew DeYoung, a senior at Kenowa Hills High School will compete in The Golf to Paradise – First Tee Champions Challenge in Naples, Florida.

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EGR’s Peter Stuursma Named Hope College’s New Head Football Coach

Hope College has named Peter Stuursma its new head football coach.

Stuursma, Hope College alumnus '93, was previously head football coach at East Grand Rapids High School where he won seven state championships in sixteen seasons.

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Spectrum health’s Irish Jig 5K Race in March

Hey runners, it's running season. Well, pretty soon, anyway, and you  can get the season off to a fast start by participating in Spectrum Health’s annual Irish Jig 5K on Saturday, March 19. Now in its 33rd year, the Irish Jig, held in East Grand Rapids, has grown to become one of Michigan’s premier 5K races.

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East Grand Rapids, Kentwood and Wyoming Among Worst Cities for Dating

RoadSnacks says West Michigan is home to a few of the worst cities for dating in Michigan.

You may need extra mistletoe if you are dating and you live in East Grand Rapids, Kentwood or Wyoming.

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East Grand Rapids and Caledonia Receive Forestry Grants Worth Over $19,000

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has announced that grants totaling $91,070 for urban forestry projects statewide will be awarded to 12 recipients in nine counties.

East Grand Rapids and the Village of Caledonia will receive over $19,000 combined.

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Betsy Visits for Wet Nose Wednesday [Sponsored]

Betsy the dog came calling today.

Betsy visited with Andy Rent as he talked about her on his Andy in the Morning show for Wet Nose Wednesday.

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Kent County Election Results – November 3, 2015

Grand Rapids, Grandville, Kentwood, Lowell and other communities went to the polls on November 3. See the full election results.

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