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A Watershed Moment: Stormwater management in Grand Rapids

by (Karie Schulenburg)

Submitted 03-23-2012 under NEWS

Before Michigan was settled, natural drainage created many wetlands in the state. As inhabitants came, water was drained in order to avoid disease and make room for arable land. This was done by building straight and deep ditches which swiftly moved...

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A Watershed Moment: Sustainability at Pilgrim Manor

by (Karie Schulenburg)

Submitted 03-22-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

On this episode of A Watershed Moment, we hear from Carol Parsaca, Sustainability Manager for the Pilgrim Manor Retirement Community on Grand Rapids' northeast side. Parsaca leads the organization and its residents in practices that...

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Local Music Review - Jay Wesley

by (scott warren)

Submitted 08-28-2010 under OPINION

  Recorded in 2010 in “mobile studio locations” near Tuscon, AZ, and in Grand Rapids, "Spoke on a Wheel," with vocals and most instruments played by Jay Wesley, is an interesting listening experience. Recorded with an almost “lo-fi”...

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The Jammies XI Recap: celebrating local music and community

by (WYCE)

Submitted 02-17-2010 under NONPROFITS

The 11th Annual WYCE Jammie Awards have come and gone, and there are so many great memories from the night.  Nearly 1,200 Grand Rapidians came together to celebrate local music and to give back to their community. The awards ceremony did not...

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