GRPS board approves moving special education programs to Kent ISD

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 08-07-2018 under NEWS

On Monday, August 6, 2018 Grand Rapids Board of Education voted to transfer center-based special needs programs administration over to the Kent Intermediate School District, or KISD. The vote was 7-1 with Dr. José Flores voting no. Over the last...

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Grand Rapids Public Museum looks inside brain, shows off subatomic discoveries

by (Grand Rapids Pu...)

Submitted 10-18-2017 under PLACE-MATTERS

Brain: The World Inside Your Head Now open at the Grand Rapids Public Museum, Brain: The World Inside Your Head, takes you literally inside the head! Probe the geography of a giant brain and stand in the midst of the brain’s constant...

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Local videographer's Kala Project highlights beauty, strength in adversity

by (kendravanderlip)

Submitted 08-14-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Bradley Productions, a Grand Rapids videography studio, has created The Kala Project, a videography based charitable organization with a desire to tell stories that connect, provoke and inspire in the community around them. The goal...

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Dreams and Wings touches down, soars in Grand Rapids

by (David V. Urban)

Submitted 09-13-2012 under NEWS

Jack Lewis had always been adventurous. As a teen growing up on a farm, he rode horses bareback. As a young man, he drove race cars.  Then the accident happened. In 1981 Lewis, then 37, was working under his jacked-up pickup truck. The truck...

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A visit with Easter Seals

by (lkayi)

Submitted 09-15-2009 under LOCAL LIFE

On my way to Easter Seals to conduct the interview for this article, I had some time to kill so I swung by Barnes and Noble. There, I ran into my little buddy Andrew. Andrew, who is 5 and has Downs Syndrome, is also a client of Easter Seals and...

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