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Scented Candle Smells for 12 West Michigan Cities

We love West Michigan and all of the sights, sounds and smells it brings throughout the year. Well, at least most of the smells.

What if you could take all of those smells home with you in a scented candle?

Here's what it would smell like if you could.

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Essence Restaurant Group
Essence Restaurant Group
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The Green Well to Open in Rockford at Former Reds on the River Location

The Green Well is set to open a second location this year with more to follow.

The new Rockford location is the first of what could be several additional Green Well locations.

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Worst People at Thanksgiving
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10 Worst People You’ll See at Thanksgiving Dinner This Year

Drunk uncles? Relatives arguing about politics? Before you start piling mashed potatoes on your plate, get to know some of the worst people coming to Thanksgiving dinner this year.

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Google Street View
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Rockford High School Named One of Nation’s Top Public High Schools

Rockford High School is one of 16 high schools in Michigan and the only West Michigan-area high school to be named among the top public high schools in the country.

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Rockford Ninja Warrior Includes Camps for Youth and Adults

The third annual Rockford Ninja Warrior is set for August. The event brings in 20 of the top ninjas from American Ninja Warrior and opportunities for kids and adults to participate.

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Townsquare Media
Townsquare Media
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Rogue River Generated $7.3 million for Rockford, Comstock Park in 2015

The Rockford and Comstock Park communities accumulated more than $7 million during the 2015 summer season, thanks to visitors to the Rogue River watershed area, according to a study by Grand Valley State University faculty and Trout Unlimited.

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‘Amazing Race’-Style Snow Event Coming to Rockford

The Michigan Adventure Race: Winter Edition returns to Camp Roger in Rockford on February 6, 2016.

The Amazing Race-style event includes challenges, checkpoints, snowshoeing and fatbike sections.

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Rockford Michigan Chamber of Commerce
Rockford Michigan Chamber of Commerce
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Celebrating Christmas and the Holiday Season in Rockford [Sponsored]

Celebrate Christmas and the holiday season in Rockford.

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Cross Country Runners Leave the Starting Line
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South Christian, Forest Hills Central and Rockford win State Championships

The Michigan high school state finals for boys and girls cross country and boys soccer took place over the weekend. South Christian, Forest Hills Central and Rockford all brought home state titles!

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Claudio Villa/Getty Images
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West Michigan Schools Awarded for Being Prepared for Cardiac Emergencies

122 Michigan schools have been awarded the MI HEARTSafe School designation which recognizes schools that are prepared to respond to cardiac emergencies.

West Michigan schools recognized include schools in Belmont, Cedar Springs, Coopersville, Fennville, Grand Rapids, Rockford, Wyoming, and more.

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Grand Rapids Griffins/City of Rockford
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Rockford Changes its Name – For Two Weeks

In the spirit of winning another Calder Cup...hint, hint, hint, the city of Rockford has announced it is only prudent that they now be called "Griffinville." Sounds crazy, huh? 

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Todd Chatman/Xcipio Photography
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Rockford-Sparta Gymnast Morgan Korf Named High School Athlete of the Week

Morgan Korf, a junior who led the Rockford-Sparta high school gymnastics team to the MHSAA Division 1 state championship before capturing an all-around individual state title last week, has been named Meijer-97.9 WGRD High School Athlete of the Week.

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