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Ethics and Religion Talk: What Scripture Upholds Your Faith's Teaching on Abortion? part 1

Submitted 08-10-2020 under OPINION

Faith asks, "What is your perspective on abortion, and how do you defend that position based on your sacred scriptures?"


In Season Report: August 8, 2020

Submitted 08-07-2020 under NONPROFITS

Come celebrate National Farmers Market Week with us this Saturday! Shop from over 55 local vendors + stock up on your favorite fresh, in season Michigan produce.


Community updates: Thursday, Aug. 6

Submitted 08-06-2020 under NEWS

Kent County Health Department reports continued flattening of Kent County’s COVID-19 case growth; Grand Rapids' autonomous vehicles receive national recognition for local government innovation; Celebration Cinema bringing pop-up drive-in theater to Grand Rapids; and more.


Even Republicans will remember who abandoned them during the pandemic

Submitted 08-06-2020 under OPINION

Frustration of those who are awaiting the fate of the extra $600 for unemployment.


It's a Beautiful World: Remembering The Great Daryl Nathan

Submitted 08-06-2020 under LOCAL LIFE

Local artist Corey Ruffin captures his most vivid memories of the legendary Grand Rapids performer, who has sadly passed in recent weeks.


Community updates: Tuesday, Aug. 4

Submitted 08-04-2020 under NEWS

Gov. Whitmer strengthens enforcement of Michigan face covering, capacity orders; Grand Rapids Public Schools hosting virtual town hall on distance learning plan; Rad Women Walking Tours return to downtown Grand Rapids; and more.


The Salvation Army & Walmart Team Together to "Stuff the Bus"

Submitted 08-04-2020 under NONPROFITS

The Salvation Army Joins Forces With Walmart to “Stuff the Bus” for Kids in Need, as community members donate school supplies for local children returning to school during the pandemic – whether online or in the classroom


City Connection returns with special guest Brand Davis, director of city's Office of Oversight and Public Accountability

Submitted 08-03-2020 under NEWS

Mayor Bliss and Linda Gellasch, joined by Brandon Davis, will be taking questions from the public.


Ethics and Religion Talk: Does Your Tradition Support the Separation Between Church and State? part 1

Submitted 08-03-2020 under OPINION

Taylor asks, “Do you believe in a separation of church and state?”


Community updates: Saturday, Aug. 1

Submitted 08-01-2020 under NEWS

Grand Rapids Police Department addresses city’s recent gun violence; State of Michigan launches online hub to help Michiganders learn new job skills amid economic strains; and Grand Rapids Symphony launches Sidewalk Serenades concert program.