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Grand Rapids, Michigan News

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Grand Rapids Public Library handing out solar eclipse glasses GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Ifyou are wanting to get a glimpse of Monday’s solar eclipse but do not have the proper eye wear, the Grand Rapids Public Library has you covered. Each branch will have limited quantities of the glasses available starting
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Holland man injured in motorcycle crash PORT SHELDON TOWNSHIP, Mich. — A man is in stable condition after hitting a pick up truck while riding on his motorcycle on Friday night. The Ottawa County Sheriff’s Department say it happened just before 9:30 PM Friday night at the intersecti
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Teen drowns at Battle Creek hotel BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — The Battle Creek Police Department is investigating after a teenager drowned in a hotel pool late Friday night. It happened in the 100 block of Capital Avenue SW around 10:20 p.m. Police say the victim, a 17-year-old from Detro
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Memorial ride planned Saturday for victim in farming accident CALEDONIA, Mich. — A memorial bike ride is planned for Saturday to honor a West Michigan man killed in an industrial accident last month. Dan Hibma died back on July 29 while trying to clean a grain elevator while working. In response, a place that
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KDPS to add a dozen new officers with $1.5M grant KALAMAZOO, Mich. —The Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety is getting more than 1.5 million dollars to hire new officers. The money is coming from FEMA’s grant program, which helps with staffing for fire and emergency response. U.S. senators
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Vintage Market at Expo Center in Kalamazoo this weekend KALAMAZOO, Mich. — The annual Kalamazoo Vintage Market is taking over the Kalamazoo County Expo Center this weekend. More than 1,000 people are expected to attend to shop for different antiques and collectibles. The market is open Saturday from 9 a.
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Grand Rapids Fire Department seeking input on using drones GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — The Grand Rapids Fire Department is looking into the possibility of adding some new tools to its force. Officials say the drones could help firefighters safely fight fire by locating hot spots through thermal imaging. The depar
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Chacos teams up with Grand Rapids Whitewater to create limited-edition shoes ROCKFORD, Mich – The Chaco’s Sandals team has been hard at work getting ready for this years’ Tribute on the Grand event. The river shoes have a cult following for their ability to go from the trail, to the water, and everywhere in betwe
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Cardinals Hope to Keep Winning COLDWATER, Mich. — The Coldwater Cardinals fell in their 2016 district title game to Chelsea, but were pretty happy to get there. Before 2015, Coldwater had never won a playoff game and now the Cardinals have won a playoff game for two straight year
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Huskies Focused on Playing Smart GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Forest Hills Northern made it to the playoffs in 2016 at 5-4 on the year before losing in the first round to Muskegon. This year, the Huskies are grateful their now juniors had that experience in the playoffs as they focus on p
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