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Community Updates: Friday, June 3

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 06-03-2022 under NEWS

GRPD Says Goodbye to One of its K-9 Officers and Welcomes Another On June 1, the Grand Rapids Police Department announced that one of its police canines, Atos, has retired. According to a press release, K9 Atos has dedicated eight years of service...

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Community Updates: Friday, Apr. 8

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 04-08-2022 under NEWS

Michigan State Police conduct an investigation into a shooting involving a GRPD officer On the morning of April 4th, 2022, the Grand Rapids Police Department announced that one person was dead after an officer-involved shooting. According to a press...

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Community updates: Friday, April 23

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 04-23-2021 under NEWS

Grand Rapids park improvements continue through millage investments, leveraged funding Progress on city park improvements throughout Grand Rapids marches on, with 26 parks currently under construction or slated to be in the near future, the city...

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Community updates: Thursday, Dec. 17

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 12-17-2020 under NEWS

COVID-19 vaccinations begin in West Michigan After months of living with COVID-19 in West Michigan, hundreds of related deaths, and tens of thousands more in positive cases, the first area vaccinations have begun. The Pfizer vaccine, authorized by...

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Community updates: Thursday, Oct. 15

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 10-15-2020 under NEWS

2020 census count ends Thursday with Grand Rapids official reporting nearly all residents likely counted "Nearly all Grand Rapidians have been counted" in the 2020 census count, the City of Grand Rapids’ Interim Communications...

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Community updates: Thursday, Oct. 1

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 10-01-2020 under NEWS

Kent County Health Department reports continued rise in county’s COVID-19 growth Kent County’s rate of new COVID-19 cases is continuing its fall season rise, the Kent County Health Department (KCHD) reported on Wednesday. In the KCHD...

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Community updates: Tuesday, Aug. 18

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 08-18-2020 under NEWS

MHSAA moves Michigan high school football to spring The Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) announced Friday it will move the 2020 fall football season to spring 2021, due to football's higher risk for spreading COVID-19. The move...

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Community updates: Tuesday, Aug. 4

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 08-04-2020 under NEWS

Gov. Whitmer strengthens enforcement of Michigan face covering, capacity orders Gov. Gretchen Whitmer issued an executive directive on Tuesday to ensure enforcement of her COVID-19 response orders, including Michigan's face covering requirement...

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Imagining a world where love is the way

by (shaykraley)

Submitted 06-05-2018 under PLACE-MATTERS

It was a mere 51 years ago that Mildred and Richard Loving, an African American woman and white man, inadvertently and indelibly changed the landscape of love when they fought all the way to the Supreme Court for their right to be married. On June...

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'Light Up Downtown' this Friday with WYCE, City of Grand Rapids, DGRI

by (WYCE)

Submitted 11-29-2016 under NEWS

WYCE 88.1FM, West Michigan’s Community Radio Station, will be heard throughout the winter season in downtown Grand Rapids. This Friday, December 2, 2016 is the kickoff to the holiday season with “Light Up Downtown” taking place at...

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