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Grand Rapids Environmental Services workers rescue kitten from sewer

Submitted 08-26-2016 under NONPROFITS

Thanks to an alert resident and great teamwork, a stray kitten is safe and in a new home after finding himself in a storm drain on the city’s southeast side.


Calkins Law Office - The oldest building in Grand Rapids

Submitted 08-25-2016 under NONPROFITS

Have you ever wondered what Grand Rapids was like over 100 years ago?


Creating a water trail - Paddling from Grand Rapids to Grand Haven

Submitted 08-25-2016 under NONPROFITS

Imagine being able to paddle from Plaster Creek to the shores of Grand Haven. Water trails are making that possible.


More women, girls giving archery a shot

Submitted 08-24-2016 under NONPROFITS

Archery participation in the United States skyrocketed nearly 26 percent from 2012 to 2015, many of them women and girls


WYCE 88.1 FM accepting donations for annual music sale

Submitted 08-23-2016 under NEWS

Donations of LPs, CDs and cassettes are tax deductible and all proceeds of the sale at the Eastown Street Fair on Saturday, September 10, 2016 will go to support WYCE.


Catalyst Radio - West Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Submitted 08-23-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Host Michele Fife speaks with Jorge Gonzales from West Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.


Cleaning up after the storm: an interview with East Hills' Rachel Lee

Submitted 08-23-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

"It's not just asking, 'What do you do in the storm?' but also, 'What do you do after the storm?' and 'How do you take care of what's happened?'" says Lee.


Circle Theatre's 'Over the River and Through the Woods' celebrates family

Submitted 08-22-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Circle Theatre presents Over The River and Through the Woods, a two-act play, at Aquinas College Performing Arts Center on August 11th – 27th.


Community journalism is a way to let your voice be heard

Submitted 08-19-2016 under VOICES

Thank you to all who attended our Intro to Community Journalism at Wealthy Theatre. We'll host our Community Journalism Workshop on August 29 at the Grand Rapids Community Foundation.


New WYCE station manager looks to bring cohesive sound to a world of music

Submitted 08-18-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Quinn Mathews is excited to be a music community ambassador and support local musicians through WYCE.