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My furnace adventure: Part two

Submitted 03-11-2014 under NONPROFITS

This is part two in a series about the Grand Rapids Housing Rehabilitation and Grant Program. Part one told of Sharon Zils' broken furnace that led to her interest in the program. This installment talks about the application process.


Paws With A Cause recruits runners & fundraisers for Fifth Third River Bank Run

Submitted 03-04-2014 under NONPROFITS

Come walk, run, roll, and fundraise with Paws With A Cause at the upcoming Fifth Third River Bank Run on May 10, 2014.


Kingma's Market goes up for sale

Submitted 02-25-2014 under OPINION

Will the Northeast side lose a grocery gem?


My furnace adventure, part one

Submitted 01-15-2014 under NONPROFITS

Self defined as part of the "working poor," Creston neighbor describes her experiences replacing her furnace in the cold of spring.


Drop off your Christmas tree for free

Submitted 01-07-2014 under NEWS

From January 2 through the end of the month, residents can bring their Christmas trees to one of four city park locations for free disposal.


Living green: Help save the monarchs

Submitted 12-18-2013 under NONPROFITS

Where are all the monarch butterflies going? What can we do to stop them from disappearing?


Losing time: amnesia survivor tells her story

Submitted 12-11-2013 under VOICES

Megan Brown shares what it's like to have amnesia. She knows: when she was 16, she lost almost three years of her life after a seizure.


$1 million bikeway to be constructed in Grand Rapids

Submitted 12-10-2013 under NEWS

A long-awaited bicycle route will be constructed next year on Grand Rapids’ West Side. The route is approximately three-and-a-half miles and will link Kent Trails with the Fred Meijer White Pine State Trail.


WMEAC film series to present Trashed at Celebration Cinema

Submitted 11-26-2013 under NEWS

WMEAC's first film in the 2013-14 series will show at Celebration Cinema North.


Local History: North Park Bridge

Submitted 11-21-2013 under NONPROFITS

Read about the North Park bridge and where it is now. Chances are you didn't even know you've walked on it lately.