The Rapidian

Wyoming

From rental application to restraining order, Part 2

by (arcarpenter)

Submitted 10-25-2019 under OPINION

In early September, Jaylynne Yancy filled out a rental application for a unit belonging to United Properties. After a series of negative reviews, public responses, and social media posts described in part one of this article, employees at United...

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From rental application to restraining order, Part 1

by (arcarpenter)

Submitted 10-25-2019 under OPINION

In early September, Jaylynne Yancy completed a rental application for a unit belonging to United Properties.  She paid the application fee, but was turned down, based on an eviction on her record that had already been cleared with a bankruptcy...

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Experience of food insecurity inspires Grand Valley student to help others

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 12-15-2016 under NONPROFITS

It’s late September and Gabby Vernon is standing in a field in Allendale, launching a drone. The drone lifts off and hovers more than a hundred feet above Ham Family Farm where a dozen volunteers are picking kale and loading it onto a van...

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Asia Monet Ray and Jordyn Jones visit Grand Rapids!

by (Anonymous)

Submitted 12-04-2013 under NEWS

     Asia Monet Ray and Jordyn Jones held a master class and exclusive meet and greet on November 17, 2013 at Expressions Dance in Wyoming. The event was held to raise money for The Brand UR and antibully charity both girls support. A...

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Second attempt to raise money for Wyoming Public Schools to appear on November 5 ballot

by (NicoleGR)

Submitted 10-22-2013 under NEWS

In the November 5 elections, two proposals will appear on ballots for Wyoming voters. They both seek to raise money to improve the schools in the district. Proposal One would grant Wyoming Public Schools $37 million dollars and place a tax with a...

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9th Annual Metro-Cruise visits 28th Street

by (magical)

Submitted 09-18-2013 under OPINION

As the weather warmed up for the 9th Annual Metro Cruise event held in Wyoming-Kentwood, so did the classic and antique cars that went on display for the local popular two day event. "Metro-Cruise helps to bring in the people into town and...

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Back to school the Talent Search way

by (TRiO Educationa...)

Submitted 08-22-2013 under NONPROFITS

Grand Valley State University’s grant-based TRiO Educational Talent Search program will be holding its first annual Back-to-School Picnic on August 28, 2013 at Pinery Park in Wyoming. The picnic, which aims to celebrate the program’s...

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Mark Sala, Sweet J Band perform for final Concert in the Park of 2013

by (magical)

Submitted 08-12-2013 under NEWS

The weather appeared to be threatening the last summer Concert in the Park at Lamar Park. However, their was plenty of sunshine in time for the concert on August 6. There were plenty of activities for both the young and old to enjoy. There were...

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Grand Rapids, Kentwood, Wyoming officials debate consolidation of police, fire departments

by (Ana Olvera)

Submitted 07-19-2013 under NEWS

The International City/County Management Association (ICMA) presented its consolidation assessment of police and fire services report to elected officials of Grand Rapids, Kentwood and Wyoming at a special joint meeting. The three-hour long meeting...

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Rail road club welcomes public, hosts open house

by (magical)

Submitted 05-03-2013 under NEWS

The Grand River Valley Railroad Club held an open house at 2405 Porter Street in Wyoming. It was open to the local area residents of Grand Rapids between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. Saturday, April 27. The club is located next to Lamar Park. "It helps to...

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