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Congratulations to Christine B. Who Will Be Singing the National Anthem at the Amway Family Fireworks!

You are pretty darn talented, West Michigan! A couple of weeks ago, we asked for you to send in videos of yourself performing the National Anthem in hopes of finding the person to sing it for us at the Amway Family Fireworks and you sure delivered...

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Want To Volunteer Your Time? Let ServeGR Help Find The Perfect Opportunity!

Winston Churchhill once said:
We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.
Muhammad Ali once said:
Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth...

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ArtPrize Pitch Night Winners: Poetry Fox, Wall of 5,000 Mirrors, Extinction Simulation, More

ArtPrize Pitch Night is a way to discover and support out-of-town artists. Winners receive $5,000 and prime spot to display their work at ArtPrize in Grand Rapids.

Pitch Night has grown each year since its debut in 2013. This year, ArtPrize Pitch Night has expanded to six cities.

Learn about this year's winning projects, artists and where to find them at ArtPrize Nine.

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Aaron Ofseyer via Facebook via WZZM-13
Aaron Ofseyer via Facebook via WZZM-13
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West Michigan’s Severe Weather Risk Outlook Map For Thursday Totally Looks Like a Fish

Something fishy is heading our way. It's nothing ominous, though it could bring some severe weather to the area.

WZZM-13 meteorologist Aaron Ofseyer pointed out on Facebook that Thursday's Severe Weather Risk outlook area is totally shaped like a fish...

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Michigan Blood Banks Need Your Donations

Blood banks across Michigan are asking for your help!  Every summer, blood donations plummet because school is out and high school students make up a large percentage of the donors in the state...

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Bell’s Named Best Brewery, Two Hearted Best Beer in the Country

Kalamazoo beer snobs, rejoice! The members of the American Home Brewer's Association have voted Bell's Brewery the top brewer for 2017 and named

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Did You Forget Dad on Father’s Day? Give This Awesome Free Stuff We Found on GR Craigslist

Father's Day was Sunday. Did you forget about dad (or your husband?) Well, don't worry, we have you covered. We scoured through the free stuff on Grand Rapids' Craigslist and found a bunch of free stuff the dad in your life will LOVE...

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Grand Rapids Cosplay Artist to Compete on ‘Big Brother 19′

CBS has announced the list of Houseguests for Season 19 of Big Brother.

21-year-old Ramses Soto of Grand Rapids has made the cut!

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Longtime South Haven Teacher To Receive Medal Of Honor For Vietnam Heroics 48 Years Ago [Video]

In May of 1969, Pfc. James McCloughlan, a combat medic, crawled onto a battlefield near Tam Ky, in then South Vietnam and helped rescue many of his comrades during a firefight.

On July 31, the South Haven native will be honored for his actions with the highest military award.

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Grand Rapids Video Round Up: Griffins Celebrate, A Car Crash On Division, And Shelf Clouds Over Wyoming

A quick check of the old YouTube shows quite a bit of Grand Rapids footage posted recently, including some of the thunderstorms that rumbled through GR Saturday, the Griffs celebration, a car wreck on Division and for some reason nine year old footage of Van Halen at Van Andel Arena. 

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Ellie Webster via Facebook
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Watch the GRPD Take Time Out to Play Beach Ball Volleyball With Teens After Grand Rapids Pride

The Grand Rapids Pride Festival, an annual fundraiser for the Grand Rapids Pride Center was held Saturday at Calder Plaza and as the festivities were wrapping up, members of the the Grand Rapids Police Department took some time to play beach ball volleyball with some of the teens who had stuck around...

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Mother of Murdered 4-Year-Old Arrested on Unrelated Charges by Wyoming Police

Sonja Hernandez, the mother of 4-year-old Giovanni Mejias, has been arrested. FOX-17 reports that she has been arrested on charges unrelated to the death of her son...

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