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Ethics and Religion Talk: Does Purchasing Insurance Show a Lack of Faith?

Submitted 06-14-2021 under OPINION

Ray asks, “Should Christians purchase insurance on life, home, or health, or commit himself, his loved ones, and his worldly goods, entirely to the providence of God?"

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What's at the Market: Saturday, June 12, 2021

Submitted 06-11-2021 under NONPROFITS

The calendar may not say so, but summer season is here! Come check out this seasons bounty and support your local farms and food & beverage businesses!

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Community updates: Thursday, June 10

Submitted 06-10-2021 under NEWS

Heritage Hill hosting Garden Tour, Pleasant Park Marketplace on June 19; Fulton Street Artisans Market opening day this Sunday; and Grand Rapids Public Library kicking off adult summer reading program.

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D.A. Blodgett - St. John's Receives Grant from the Miracle-Gro Foundation to Teach Kids How to Garden

Submitted 06-10-2021 under NONPROFITS

Kids will use the food they grow to create healthy meals this summer.

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My own worst enemy: Getting to sober this Father's Day

Submitted 06-08-2021 under NONPROFITS

An ultimatum from his daughter helped David put an immediate hard stop on more than three decades of addiction and find help at Guiding Light.

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Whose Truth is Truth?

Submitted 06-07-2021 under OPINION

Here’s a second set of responses to the Reverend Nikkel’s essay on Truth (first printed the first week in May).

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What's at the Market: Saturday, June 5, 2021

Submitted 06-04-2021 under NONPROFITS

It is going to be another gorgeous day here in our wonderful city of GR, so get outside and make a trip to your local farmers market!

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Community updates: Friday, June 4

Submitted 06-04-2021 under NEWS

City of Grand Rapids expands micromobility pilot with electric assist bikes; Kent County expands Chief Hazy Cloud Park to nearly 400-acre natural preserve; and local YMCAs to host Healthy Kids Day events on Saturday.

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Dear GRPS - It's Time For A Big Change

Submitted 06-03-2021 under OPINION

This week’s news about no mask requirement for unvaccinated students in the fall is the latest example of chaotic, inequitable, and deeply insulated decision-making. It’s time for a parent advisory subcommittee to bring real accountability to our children’s education system.

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