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Community updates: Friday, Jan. 15

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 01-15-2021 under NEWS

Grand Rapids Public Library celebrating 150th anniversary The Grand Rapids Public Library (GRPL) is kicking off a year-long celebration of its 150th birthday, it announced Thursday. Since 1871, the GRPL has provided the community with its services,...

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Community updates: Friday, Jan. 8

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 01-08-2021 under NEWS

Community leaders address storming of U.S. Capitol In the wake of Wednesday’s rioting inside the U.S. Capitol by supporters of President Donald Trump, several leaders in local government issued statements this week condemning the violence and...

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Community updates: Thursday, Oct. 29

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 10-29-2020 under NEWS

MDHHS extends, expands statewide COVID-19 rules The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) on Thursday extended and expanded its emergency order that aims to mitigate COVID-19’s spread across Michigan. The updated order comes...

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Community updates: Tuesday, Oct. 13

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 10-13-2020 under NEWS

MDHHS clarifies statewide COVID-19 rules replacing Gov. Whitmer’s orders The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) issued an emergency order Friday giving more specific COVID-related rules across Michigan, replacing a...

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Community updates: Thursday, Oct. 8

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 10-08-2020 under NEWS

Grand Rapids Public Museum reopening planetarium The Grand Rapids Public Museum’s (GRPM) planetarium will reopen this Saturday, the GRPM announced Wednesday. Its Roger B. Chaffee Planetarium – which hosts astronomy-based projections,...

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Community updates: Tuesday, Oct. 6

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 10-06-2020 under NEWS

MDHHS issues order restoring COVID-19 rules after Michigan Supreme Court ruling The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) on Monday issued an emergency order largely reinstating Gov. Whitmer’s COVID-related executive orders...

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Gov. Whitmer reopens indoor theaters, concert venues, more across Michigan on Oct. 9

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 09-25-2020 under NEWS

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer issued an executive order Friday reopening movie theaters, concert venues, and other entertainment businesses that have been closed since March due to the pandemic. The businesses may reopen on Oct. 9, with an indoor limit of...

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Community updates: Thursday, Sept. 10

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 09-10-2020 under NEWS

Community leaders urge residents to complete census before Sept. 30 deadline, announce canvassing A coalition of community leaders are reminding Grand Rapidians to complete the 2020 census before its Sept. 30 deadline, with a new door-to-door push...

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Community updates: Thursday, Sept. 3

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 09-03-2020 under NEWS

Gov. Whitmer reopens Michigan gyms, allows organized sports to resume Gov. Gretchen Whitmer issued executive orders Thursday reopening gyms and pools and allowing organized sports to resume across Michigan. Gyms and pools may begin to reopen for...

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Community updates: Tuesday, Aug. 18

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 08-18-2020 under NEWS

MHSAA moves Michigan high school football to spring The Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) announced Friday it will move the 2020 fall football season to spring 2021, due to football's higher risk for spreading COVID-19. The move...

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