The Rapidian


Story Matters: Ralph Koll shares memories of living on Westside

Submitted 12-09-2014 under NONPROFITS

Ralph Koll talks about Richmond Park and a memorable blizzard in the 1970s.


Story Matters: Brandon describes his dream car

Submitted 12-08-2014 under NONPROFITS

Brandon talks about how he would like to be a car designer and the type of car he would create.


Story Matters: Amani discusses interest in fashion design

Submitted 12-04-2014 under NONPROFITS

Amani talks about her career plans and the clothes she hopes to design.


Story Matters: Mrs. Adelman shares unique history of classroom at Harrison Park School

Submitted 12-03-2014 under NONPROFITS

Mrs. Adelman explains how she came to Grand Rapids and why her classroom was originally called “the breathing room.”


Local history buff launches Tour GR, gains traction

Submitted 12-02-2014 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

Grand Rapidian Jim Winslow is moving forward with his startup Tour GR by gleaning stories from the area's past, offering guided tours of historic landmarks.


Story Matters: Ashley shares about sledding at Richmond Park

Submitted 12-02-2014 under NONPROFITS

Ashley talks about sledding with her family at Richmond Park.


Story Matters: Naveah shares her one wish for her future

Submitted 11-26-2014 under NONPROFITS

Naveah talks about her wish for her future and what she thinks she will have to do to be successful.


Story Matters: Kiaeem shares his one wish for his family

Submitted 11-25-2014 under NONPROFITS

Kiaeem talks about his family and his future choices.


Story Matters: Officer Mike Harris explains his work at Boys and Girls Club

Submitted 11-24-2014 under NONPROFITS

Officer Mike Harris shares why he values his work at the Boys and Girls Club and how he would like to be remembered.


Story Matters: Dymond talks about day at school

Submitted 11-24-2014 under NONPROFITS

Dymond shares an experience from her day at school and how she thinks we can make the world a better place.