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ArtPrize LED Sculpture Damaged by Water

Christopher Schardt's "Light Ripples" is in the Grand River next to the Blue Bridge for ArtPrize Eight.

The underwater LED sculpture's electronics have been damaged by water. It is possible the sculpture will not be operational for the entirety of ArtPrize.

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River City Water Festival
River City Water Festival
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Orchard View Elementary Student Wins River City Water Festival Poster Contest

A poster created by a sixth grader from Orchard View Elementary in Grand Rapids will be used to promote the second annual River City Water Festival which celebrates the Grand River.

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Another Extreme Cold Front Moves Through Midwest
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Ice Balls and Ice Rings Form in Grand Haven [Video]

Our latest winter storm includes the return of ice balls and ice rings in the Grand River in Grand Haven!

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Courtesy of Jane Cassidy
Courtesy of Jane Cassidy
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No Entries in Grand River at ArtPrize This Year After Artist Drops Out

Earlier this year, we learned that there would be one entry in the Grand River at ArtPrize Seven. Jane Cassidy’s “Brumaire is the color”, an audio/visual installation, was set to be installed on the underside of the Pearl Street Bridge.

Cassidy has had to withdraw from ArtPrize after the installation proved to be too difficult to get installed.  

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Courtesy of Jane Cassidy
Courtesy of Jane Cassidy
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ArtPrize 2015: Audio/Visual Installation Coming to Grand River

There will be one entry on the Grand River at ArtPrize Seven. Jane Cassidy's "Brumaire is the color" is an audio/visual installation which will be on the underside of the Pearl Street Bridge.

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Photo Courtesy of Amway
Photo Courtesy of Amway
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Amway Family Fireworks Return to Downtown Grand Rapids July 4th

The Amway Family Fireworks will light up the Grand Rapids skies on July 4 at Ah-Nab-Awen Park in downtown Grand Rapids in celebration of Independence Day.

The 2015 event marks the fifth year of Amway’s title sponsorship of the annual fireworks display.

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djperry/ThinkStock
djperry/ThinkStock
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Water Levels of Most West Michigan-Area Rivers Remaining Below Flood Stage

The National Weather Service reports that the Macatawa River near Zeeland is near flood stage, while most other regularly monitored river levels are lower.

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John Hogan, WZZM-13
John Hogan, WZZM-13
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Police Identify Body Found in the Grand River

Grand Rapids Police have identified the man found dead in the Grand River Thursday as Eric Scott Love.

The 43-year-old was found dead near Sixth Street Park on the east side of the river, near downtown Grand Rapids.

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Aaron Francis, Getty Images
Aaron Francis, Getty Images
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DNR Planning a Prescribed Burn on the Grand River in Ottawa County

The Department of Natural Resources is planning a prescribed burn on the Grand River in Spring Lake Township sometime this summer or early fall.

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Photo courtesy of Alex Podesta
Photo courtesy of Alex Podesta
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Bathing Bunny Men Coming to the Grand River at ArtPrize 2014

ArtPrize entries in the Grand River get a lot of attention.

This year is sure to be no different.

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BananaStock, ThinkStock
BananaStock, ThinkStock
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Grand River GreenUp clears over 8 tons of trash in Grand Haven

327 volunteers worked along the Grand River in Grand Haven during the 4th annual Grand River GreenUp.

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National Weather Service
National Weather Service
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Grand Rapids Area Weekend River Flooding Update

A flood advisory continues for Kent and Ionia counties until further notice.

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