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Got An Old Bike You Don’t Use? Donate it!

Good news if you’ve got an old bike that’s either broken or you just don’t want anymore.  You can donate it to The Spoke Folks.  They’re looking for 1,000 bike donations by October, except they’re off to a slow start, only collecting about 10 bikes so far...

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EGR’s Peter Stuursma Named Hope College’s New Head Football Coach

Hope College has named Peter Stuursma its new head football coach.

Stuursma, Hope College alumnus '93, was previously head football coach at East Grand Rapids High School where he won seven state championships in sixteen seasons.

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And The Happiest City in Michigan is…

East Grand Rapids!

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East Grand Rapids Offering Safe Place for Online Sales

Are you big into buying and trading things online? It can be a bit risky when it comes to meeting up to exchange goods but East Grand Rapids has a solution.

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West Michigan Suburbs Make List In Best Place To Raise Family

Looking to find a place around West Michigan to raise your family? According to Niche.com, East Grand Rapids and Rockford are the places to be!

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West Michigan Election Day Results – May 5, 2015

Today, Michigan voters decided if the state sales tax would be increased from six percent to seven percent.

Voters in Byron Township, Caledonia, East Grand Rapids, Forest Hills, Grand Haven, Hudsonville, Kentwood, West Ottawa and other communities also had issues on the ballot.

Results are in.

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East Grand Rapids Boys’ Swimming’s Andy MacGregor Named High School Athlete of the Week

Andy MacGregor, a junior who claimed two individual state titles and was on a state champion relay for East Grand Rapids High School boys' swimming team, has been named Meijer-97.9 WGRD High School Athlete of the Week.

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East Grand Rapids Adds Sexual Orientation to Nondiscrimination Ordinance

The City of East Grand Rapids will be adding sexual orientation to its nondiscrimination ordinance which already bans discrimination based on race, religion, and age.

The city commission voted unanimously Monday night to add sexual orientation and gender identity to the list of protected classes.

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East Grand Rapids High School Girls’ Swimming’s Emily Converse and Gabby Higgins Named Athletes of the Week

East Grand Rapids girls' swimming and diving's Emily Converse and Gabby Higgins, who each captured two MHSAA Lower Peninsula Division 3 individual state titles in addition to being on two winning relays in leading the Pioneers to a repeat state championship in Oakland, are this week's Meijer-97.9 WGRD High School Athlete of the Week co-honorees.

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Jeff ‘The Animal Guy’ Musial Entertains, Informs in East Grand Rapids Shows [Photos]

Jeff "The Animal Guy" Musial visited East Grand Rapids on Sunday.

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Jeff Musial The Animal Guy’s Wildlife Show Hits East Grand Rapids November 23 [Video]

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Bone Marrow Drive For EGR Child

The child of a 2001 East Grand Rapids graduate needs your help.

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