Michigan

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

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 03-17-2020 under NEWS

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 NEWS

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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Magnificent moose: The comeback story of Michigan's Upper Peninsula herd

by (Michigan Wildli...)

Submitted 10-08-2019 under NONPROFITS

How do you get a half-ton moose from Ontario to Michigan? All it takes is a helicopter, a sturdy sling, a big blindfold, earplugs, an international team of wildlife biologists and veterinarians, a 600-mile overnight truck ride, and a verdant new...

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Grand Raggidy Roller Derby Preview, Saturday, April 13th

by (Stuart Orr-Reek)

Submitted 04-11-2019 under LOCAL LIFE

Grand Raggidy Roller Derby will be hitting the track Saturday, April 13th, hosting Flint Roller Derby and the Ypsilanti Vigilantes in a doubleheader held at MSA Woodland. The All Stars face off against Flint and the Attack take on Ypsilanti. The All...

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Grand Rapids Art Museum presents 'A Decade at the Center: Recent Gifts and Acquisitions'

by (Grand Rapids Ar...)

Submitted 01-18-2019 under NONPROFITS

The Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM) is pleased to announce its upcoming exhibition opening January 26, A Decade at the Center: Recent Gifts and Acquisitions. The exhibition  closes out a yearlong celebration of GRAM's tenth anniversary at...

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A two-for-one deal: Volunteers help improve 'rabbitat'

by (Michigan Wildli...)

Submitted 12-05-2018 under NONPROFITS

Cottontail rabbits are such a common sight in southern Michigan’s city parks, gardens and backyards that you may never think about where else they live or about the habitat they need beyond our neighborhoods. But rabbits also live on public...

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Michigan Artist Series 'Water is Sacred // Trees are Relatives' opens at GRAM Oct. 27

by (Grand Rapids Ar...)

Submitted 10-24-2018 under NONPROFITS

The Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM) announced today that the next installment of its Michigan Artist Series will be opening on October 27. Dylan Miner: Water is Sacred // Trees are Relatives will be on view at the Museum through March...

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Michigan Proposal 3 - What you need to know

by (Lyonel LaGrone II)

Submitted 10-19-2018 under OPINION

Michigan Proposal 3, the Voting Policies in State Constitution Initiative, is on the ballot in Michigan as an initiated constitutional amendment on November 6, 2018 (Election Day). The essential premise behind this state constitutional amendment:...

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