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Kristen Bell Tells Ellen About Her Family Vaca To Grand Haven [Video]

Kristen Bell was on Ellen this week talking about her time in West Michigan!

She joined Ellen as a co-host and although they talked about bunch of different things, including Kristen’s new show “The Good Place” with Ted Danson on NBC, they also talked about her family trip to the mitten state...

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GRCC Opening Brewery & Pub Today! [Video]

There is no college or university in the country that owns a brewery... until now... and it's right here in Grand Rapids!

Grand Rapids Community College is set to debut Fountain Hill Brewery and Peter's Pub today (Friday, 9/23)...

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The Unfortunate Side of ArtPrize – People Who Forget How to Drive

Not sure what it is about ArtPrize that makes people forget how to drive. Maybe they're tired from walking around so much? Maybe it's the influx of visitors to downtown? It can be pretty intense driving through downtown this time of year.

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Ellen DeGeneres Presses Gwen Stefani on Blake Shelton Wedding Plans [Watch]

Ellen DeGeneres put Gwen Stefani on the spot during a recent interview, pressing the singer to reveal her wedding plans with Blake Shelton.

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Indiana Parents Name Daughter Something Stupid-Awesome!

Picking out a baby name can be tough, but one local family decided to go balls-to-the-wall and win the baby-naming contest forever!

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Video of Pants Dragging, Hair Pulling Fight Breaks Out at Pumpkin Display of South Lansing Meijer

Two couples got into a fight at the South Lansing Meijer on a recent Sunday morning.

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GVSU Students Providing Solar Power at ArtPrize

Grand Valley State University students have created an 18-foot, solar energy-producing module which will be on display during ArtPrize.

GVSU students will demonstrate the benefits of solar energy by powering LED lights, playing music and providing a space for anyone to charge their phones.

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ArtPrize Mural Honors Michigan’s Rock Heritage [Photo]

A West Michigan artist has honored Michigan's lengthy Rock'N Roll tradition with six foot by six foot mural on the west side. 

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A Prisoner Used Soap and Toilet Paper to Create An ArtPrize Entry [Video]

It's safe to say that one ArtPrize Artist stands out as the most unique artist in the competition.  Dartagnan Little is a convicted felon who created his entry while behind bars...

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Chicago Has One of America’s Great City Flags, But That’s No Reason to Pick on Grand Rapids

More than just about any other city in America, hang around Chicago and you'll see the city's flag just about everywhere. Any why not? It's a great flag. But is that any reason to pick on a city with perhaps an inferior flag - like Grand Rapids. Shots were fired on Twitter recently.

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UPDATE: Missing Grand Rapids Teen Found Safe

16-year-old Kierra Gietzen ran away from home on September 19. She has since contacted family and has communicated suicidal thoughts.

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ArtPrize Artist Creates ‘Tinygami’ and Offers Tips for Beginners [Video]

Stacie Tamaki is bringing miniature origami to Grand Central Market & Deli for the third straight year at ArtPrize.

Watch as Tamaki demonstrates how she makes "Tinygami" and offers tips for beginners. She also explains the symbolism behind her origami mobiles.

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