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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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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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National Weather Service Grand Rapids
National Weather Service Grand Rapids
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Grand River Ice Jam Alert Issued; Flood Watch in Kent and Ottawa Counties

A flood watch is in effect in Kent and Ottawa counties through Friday morning because of the potential for ice jams in the Grand River, according to the National Weather Service's Grand Rapids Office.

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Celebration On The Grand This Weekend

The kids are back in school, it's getting darker earlier and all of us are trying to squeeze just a little more "summer" out of each evening.  We'll squeeze summer out of another "festival weekend" in West Michigan with a bang, with music, with food, with drink.

It's Celebrati

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Dumpster Finally Removed From Grand River [Video]

This spring brought historic flooding to West Michigan.

A very visible reminder of that flooding was removed from the Grand River on Monday as two men took it upon themselves to clean up the Grand River.

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Coming To The Grand River At ArtPrize 2013 – Silkwaves And A Giant Fish [Video]

We will know all of the artists coming to ArtPrize 2013 when artist and venue connections close at 5:00pm today.

ArtPrize 2013 entries for the Grand River were announced yesterday.

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rkramer62, flickr
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West Michigan Residents Affected By Flooding May Now Apply For Low Interest Loans

The flood of 2013 is not grabbing the attention it did weeks ago, but for many it's effects are still being felt.

Beginning today, Michigan residents may now apply for special low interest loans to replace damaged real estate or property.

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