Michigan

COVID-19 in Grand Rapids: Tuesday, March 24 updates

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 03-24-2020 under LOCAL LIFE

One day into Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s issue of a “Stay Home, Stay Safe” executive order, the requiring of all Michigan residents and nonessential businesses to stay home unless necessary for sustaining or protective life has...

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COVID-19 in Grand Rapids: Monday, March 23 updates

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 03-23-2020 under NEWS

Today, March 23, marks the beginning of the state of Michigan joining fellow states such as California, New York, Illinois, and Ohio in issuing and enforcing a stay-at-home, or shelter-in-place, order. This "Stay Home, Stay Safe" order in...

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COVID-19 in Grand Rapids: Friday, March 20 updates

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 03-20-2020 under NEWS

10 days into Michigan’s declared state of emergency regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of statewide confirmed cases of those testing positive for the disease has risen to 549. As the numbers continue to rise statewide, nationwide, and...

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COVID-19 in Grand Rapids: Thursday, March 19 updates

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 03-19-2020 under LOCAL LIFE

More local developments are emerging regarding responses to the COVID-19 pandemic, in step with the rapid pace of developments emerging nationally and globally. Shared in this Thursday, March 19, 2020 update are statements affecting Grand Rapids...

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Grand Rapids restaurants offering carryout and delivery services amid COVID-19-related shutdowns

by (Brett)

Submitted 03-18-2020 under LOCAL LIFE

In light of Governor Gretchen Whitmer's March 16 executive order to shut down dine-in services at all restaurants and ban gatherings of more than 50 people amid the COVID-19 outbreak, restaurants in Grand Rapids are offering carryout, delivery,...

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COVID-19 in Grand Rapids: Wednesday, March 18 updates

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 03-18-2020 under LOCAL LIFE

Another day means more developments regarding various Grand Rapids organizations' responses to the COVID-19 pandemic. Shared in this Wednesday, March 18, 2020 update are statements from the City of Grand Rapids, the Kent County Health Department...

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Festival of the Arts cancels 2020 event due to growing COVID-19 pandemic

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 03-17-2020 under LOCAL LIFE

Festival of the Arts, Grand Rapids' annual celebration of art, music, and culture every first weekend of June, has been cancelled this year due to the "rapidly developing COVID-19 situation." This year's event was scheduled to take...

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COVID-19 in Grand Rapids: Tuesday, March 17 updates

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 03-17-2020 under LOCAL LIFE

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to more deeply permeate local life, new statements by various Grand Rapids organizations have been released to update residents on where their services and resources stand. Shared in this Tuesday, March 17, 2020...

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Governor Whitmer orders bars, restaurants, other gathering places to temporarily close amid COVID-19 outbreak

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 03-16-2020 under NEWS

As of 12:30 p.m. today, March 16, 2020, several recommendations and orders have been issued by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the State of Michigan, and Kent County related to gatherings and business operations in light of the...

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Deer hunters' impact on the state extends far beyond Michigan's fields and woods

by (Michigan Wildli...)

Submitted 11-15-2019 under NONPROFITS

On Nov. 15, Mike Swank will continue a tradition that began 43 years ago with his dad and brother — he’ll venture into the woods for opening day of Michigan’s firearm deer season. “I still remember those first few times going...

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