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A 300-Person Fight Broke Out at Grand Haven State Park on Monday

A fight got so big and out of control at Grand Haven State Park, this past Monday, that officials had to close down the park.

WNEM says that the incident occurred around 7 p...

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10 Things Eastsiders Should Know Before Moving to West Michigan

Are you from the east side of the state and planning on moving to West Michigan? Or maybe you know someone who's going to make the move? I'm from the metro-Detroit area, and have lived there for most of my life, but I've been living in West Michigan for over 4 years now and just cuz we're all from the same state doesn't mean there aren't differences...

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Meijer Opening ‘First-of-its-Kind’ Market on G.R.’s West Side

A much needed grocery store for those that live on the west side of Grand Rapids, and/or in the downtown area, will be open next year.

WZZM says on Monday, Meijer broke ground on the new space where they will be building the hometown market, called Bridge Street Market...

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Michiganders Aren’t Very Patriotic Compared to the Rest of America

As we gear up to celebrate Independence Day and our country this coming week, ask yourself are you really celebrating America or are you just in it for the barbecues and fireworks...

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Kids Can Get Free Lunches at the Grand Rapids Public Library This Summer!

To ensure no kid goes hungry, the Grand Rapids Public Library will be offering free lunches this summer to kids 18 and under.

According to their Facebook post, lunches will be available on Tuesday's from 11:30 a...

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GRPD Reminding People to Lock Your Car Doors this Summer!

Of course, you should always remember to lock your car door but now that it's summer and more people are spending time outside, it also means an increase of car break-in's...

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Treat Dad for Father’s Day: Get Him a Brew Spa Package!

Father's Day is quickly approaching and if you're still trying to figure out how to show Dad your appreciation, consider getting him a spa package...

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Get FREE Tacos at Taco Bell Today!

Now this is a way to celebrate Taco Tuesday!

Before the NBA Finals began, Taco Bell promised everyone that if a team "stole" a win while on the road then everyone would be able to "steal" a taco...

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Grand Haven Pier Won’t Reopen Until October

Grand Haven is definitely a summer hot spot in West Michigan but unfortunately the pier won't be a part of it this summer.

WOOD-TV reports that structural problems were discovered which is causing the delay...

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Israeli Settlers Hold Anti-Disengagement Rally
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West MI’s First ‘Police Ice Cream Truck’ Will Make its Debut in Holland Today!

While we respect the hard work and all that officers do, police are not always highlighted in the best manner. So in order to strengthen the relationship between cops and the community, the city of Holland will be rolling out a Police Ice Cream Truck Tuesday, 6/6...

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Did You Know You Can Give Panhandlers in G.R. a Redeemable Voucher Instead of Money?

If you drive or walk through Grand Rapids, especially downtown, you are bound to see a panhandler or two on the side of the road asking for money...

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Dunkin' Donuts Launches Its Version Of Croissant Doughnut
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Happy Doughnut Day! Here’s Where You Can Get Discounted Doughnuts

Today, June 2nd is National Doughnut Day and people all over will be celebrating by eating more doughnuts than they normally do. Of course, doughnut shops around the country will be celebrating by offering deals and freebies on this delicious dessert...

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