Grand Rapids

Community Updates: Friday, August 12

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 08-12-2022 under NEWS

Grand Rapids Public Museum To Hold Nature-Based, Educational Programs for Students in August  On August 27, the Grand Rapids Public Museum will be introducing three new educational programs as part of a series called The Intersection of...

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Community Updates: Friday, August 5

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 08-05-2022 under NEWS

Two Concerts Left in the 2022 GRAM on the Green Series This year's GRAM on the Green series, a partnership between the Grand Rapids Art Museum and WYCE, is beginning to draw to a close. With only two concerts left to go, GRAM is...

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Community Updates: Friday, July 29

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 07-29-2022 under NEWS

Several Committee/Commission Meetings Take Place in Grand Rapids on Tuesday On Tuesday, July 26, city leadership gathered at City Hall for a day full of meetings. In the morning, Mayor Bliss, City Manager Mark Washington, and members of the City...

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Community Updates: Friday, July 22

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 07-22-2022 under NEWS

Firefighters and Athletes Take on the Firefighter Challenge in Grand Rapids Starting next week, firefighters and civilian athletes from all over the United States will be gathering in Grand Rapids for the Firefighter Challenge, an event dedicated to...

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Día de los Muertos: New Exhibition Coming to the Grand Rapids Public Museum

by (AlaynnaDressler)

Submitted 07-19-2022 under LOCAL LIFE

What is Día de los Muertos? Día de los Muertos, known in English as “The Day of the Dead,” is a Mexican holiday centered on remembering those who have passed on and reuniting the living with their deceased loved ones. The origins of the...

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Community Updates: Friday, July 15

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 07-15-2022 under NEWS

Kent County Health Department Confirms Presence of Monkeypox and West Nile Viruses in West Michigan The Kent County Health Department (KCHD) announced on Monday that a potential case of monkeypox (MPV) was reported in Kent County by the...

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Community Updates: Friday, July 8

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 07-08-2022 under NEWS

John Ball Zoo Announces the Return of Some of its Birds After A HPAI Quarantine Earlier this year, both Canada and the United States saw an outbreak of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) among its avian populations -- particularly "...

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Community Updates: Friday, July 1

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 07-01-2022 under NEWS

Together West Michigan Rallies the City for Change On Thursday, June 30, hundreds of people marched to, and gathered within, Westminster Presbyterian Church -- hoping to bring significant change to Grand Rapids and amplify the community's voice. The...

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"We Will Not Go Back": Grand Rapidians Protest Against SCOTUS's Decision to Overturn Roe v. Wade

by (AlaynnaDressler)

Submitted 06-29-2022 under NEWS

In January of 1973, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) decided that a woman's right to choose whether or not to have an abortion was protected by the U.S. Constitution -- as was her right to privacy regarding that decision. This...

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Community Updates: Friday, June 10

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 06-10-2022 under NEWS

Christopher Schurr is Charged with Second-Degree Murder in the Death of Patrick Lyoya Kent County Prosecutor Christopher Becker held a press conference on Thursday, June 9 to announce whether or not his office would press criminal charges against...

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