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Grand Rapids’ Odd/Even Parking Enforcement to Begin November 1

The City of Grand Rapids and the Grand Rapids Police Department announced Thursday that they will begin enforcing Odd/Even Parking rules on November 1. The enforcement will last until April 1, 2015.

This enforcement does not apply to all streets in Grand Rapids.

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A satellite view of the southern half of Lake Michigan on Friday, a day before a record for ice coverage was set. (Photo: NASA)
A satellite view of the southern half of Lake Michigan on Friday, a day before a record for ice coverage was set. (Photo: NASA)
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Extreme Weather: Lake Michigan Sets All-time Ice Coverage Record; Grand River Has Flood Risk

Lake Michigan reached an all-time high level of ice coverage over the weekend while deep snow has many on alert for risk of flooding.

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Michigan Paralympians at Sochi Winter Games

The Sochi Paralympic Winter Games are March 7 to 16 in Sochi, Russia.

Among the 80 athletes representing Team USA at the Sochi Winter Games are two Paralympians with Michigan ties.

Here is who to watch in Sochi.

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Minnesota Farmer Builds Giant 50-Foot-Tall Snowman [Video]

For the last month and a half, Foley farmer Greg Novak has been busy building a 50-foot tall snowman.

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Michigan Olympians at Sochi Winter Olympics

The XXII Winter Olympic Games are Feb. 7 to 23 in Sochi, Russia.

Among the 230 athletes representing Team USA at the Sochi Winter Olympics are 19 Olympians with Michigan ties.

Here is who to watch in Sochi.

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Beat Winter With Warm Weather Michigan Videos

It's going to be a long, cold winter.

It already has been.

Let's try everything we can to stay warm.

We've got a few videos to help.

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Weather Alert: It’s Still Winter [Video]

The arctic blast gripping Grand Rapids and West Michigan is expected to loosen today, according to the National Weather Service's Grand Rapids Office and WZZM-TV, Channel 13.

The temperature reached a high of 8 degrees and a low a minus-1 degree Tuesday, with wind chills as low a 20 degrees-plus below zero at Gerald R. Ford International Airport in Grand Rapids.

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Ski Jump Football [Video]

As cabin fever sets in, winter may have you searching for creative forms of entertainment.

Here's one idea you may not have thought of: ski jump football!

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Describe Winter 2013-14 In Three Words

Extreme cold, ice storms, power outages, snow, high winds, and more.

It's been a memorable winter.

How would you describe it?

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Arctic Grip: Snow, Winds and Cold Combine for Sub-Zero Climes, Dangerous Conditions [Video]

The arctic blast is going to continue its grip on Grand Rapids and West Michigan through Wednesday, the National Weather Service’s Grand Rapids office said Monday afternoon.

Snow and windy conditions are creating near-blizzard conditions and sub-zero temperatures with wind chills in the minus-20 degree range with a winter storm advisory across greater Grand Rapids and West Michigan. Highs are only expected to reach the single digits up to 10 degrees.

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Wintry Wonderland in Grand Rapids

Well, we survived the onslaught of snow.

Now, we bundle up to deal with the ridiculously low wind chills and more lake-effect snow!

In Grand Rapids, we were fortunate to have not been dumped on as bad as areas south.
I just saw that Four Winds Casino closed! How crazy is that?

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More Amazing Pictures Of Winter In West Michigan

This winter has given us a few snow days, some sore backs from shoveling, and some unforgettable photos.

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