Van Andel

Snoop is coming to Grand Rapids, are you going?

by (JW Newson)

Submitted 12-08-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Calvin Cordozar Broadus, Jr., better known as Snoop Dogg has set the music industry on fire since the launch of his career in the 90’s. Grand Rapids may get a little hazy on December 20. The reason is not attributed to fog or pollution but the...

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Griffins Booster Club celebrates team's first Calder Cup

by (David V. Urban)

Submitted 06-19-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

Like more than 10,000 other Grand Rapids Griffins fans who packed Van Andel Arena last Friday and Saturday nights, Griffins Booster Club president Jill DeWitt went home disappointed this past weekend when her beloved hockey team failed to finish off...

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Fifty-year-old westsider awarded for performance in boxing ring

by (Matt A)

Submitted 05-20-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

Pat Schmidt, a local westsider in his 50s, proves that you can still be a star in the ring even after hanging up the boxing gloves. Out of 42 referees that participated in the 2010 National Golden Gloves Tournament in Little Rock, Arkansas, Pat...

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