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Over 100 People Have Been Ticketed for Cutting Through Leonard/Fuller Closure

It says 'ROAD CLOSED'  for a reason.

The Grand Rapids Police Department told WOOD-TV that since the construction project at the intersection of Leonard St...

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1,300 Pound Pregnant Cow Stolen in Southwest Michigan

The St. Joseph County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help finding a cow believed to be stolen from a pasture near Marcellus.

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Seems That West Michigan Was A Very Romantic Place in 1949

Romance was in the air all over West Michigan in 1949. At least that's what Chevrolet said.

I stumbled upon some fantastic films, the 1949 Chevrolet travel series "Road to Romance," and this one featured West Michigan. What a classic it is.

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Meijer Expands Home Delivery to Kalamazoo, Battle Creek

Launching in Detroit last year and in Grand Rapids in March, Meijer is expanding its home delivery service to even more of the Mitten State.

WWMT reports that Meijer is now delivering to Battle Creek and Kalamazoo, starting August 3. 

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Alfred Angelo Will Not Refund Any More Brides After Bankruptcy Filing

Bad news for brides.

Almost a month after filing for bankruptcy and unexpectedly shutting down its stores, Alfred Angelo has said that they will not be refunding any more customers...

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Whitecaps Near Midwest League Record For Shutouts

It has been a phenomenal season for the West Michigan Whitecaps. The spirited youngsters won the first half Midwest League title, securing a playoff berth, and they're on pace to win the second half as well.

But the pitching staff has been whitewashing opponents at a rate not seen since 1974.

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West Michigan’s Most Underrated Trail

West Michigan is blessed with hundreds of miles of excellent trails. You'll find finely manicured asphalt trails, off-the-beaten-path gravel trails and other options.

Here's one of the best trails that doesn't get the attention it deserves.

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The Internet is Freaking Out Over This Senior Dog Up For Adoption in West Michigan

13-year-old Winifred, a Maltese/shihtzu mix up for adoption in West Michigan, has everyone on the Internet suffering from a little bit of dog-fever...

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Grand Rapids Griffins Jersey Design Contest Returns

What if the Grand Rapids Griffins existed in the '80s? What would their uniforms look like?

If you have an idea, you can enter this year's Griffs jersey design contest.

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This Fake ‘Ocean Life Found In The Great Lakes’ Story Is So Out There, It’s Kind Of Amusing

From photoshopping whales surfacing off the coast of the Sleeping Bear Dunes, to sharks being caught in Chicago, I've reached the end of my tolerance for the BS stories about the aquatic life found in Lake Michigan. Who believes this stuff?

But the latest one is actually so far out there, and written with just enough snark to be at least kind of funny.

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Which Other Michigan Park Or Landmark Would You Like To See On A Quarter? [Poll]

In 2010 the US Mint started to issue quarter dollar coins that featured National Parks and other National Sites as part of the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program...

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Flip That House! Grand Rapids Among The Top Cities To Flip in 2017

The real estate market is still hot in West Michigan, and if you're into flipping houses (buying them low, renovating and selling for a profit), GR is in the top ten in the nation for doing just that.

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