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Restore The Rapids Transition Of North Monroe Parking Lot Starts June 1st

Starting on June 1st, one of the first major sections of the Restore the Rapids transition begins along the riverfront. The North Monroe Parking Lot will be shutting down forever on Thursday, June 1st to begin its transformation into a green space...

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Our little adventures. via YouTube
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Watch Video Of The Grand River Flooding In Riverside Park

West Michigan has been hit with a large amount of precipitation over that last few weeks which has caused the Grand River to overflow its banks...

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Police Identify Body Found in Grand River Near Downtown

Friday afternoon the body of a deceased man was found floating in the Grand River near the 1500 block of Scribner Avenue NW.

According to WZZM-13, the police have identified the body as that of 31-year-old Jamel Parker.

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Body Found in Grand River Near Downtown [VIDEO]

Police are investigating after a dead body was found in the Grand River Friday afternoon.

According to WZZM-13, a dive team was called to the 1500 block of Scribner Avenue NW around 2:00 p.m.

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Sewage Spill into the Grand River Causes a ‘No Body Contact’ Advisory

The Ottawa County Health Department has issued a No Body Contact Advisory to residents after some sewage spilled into the Grand River.

FOX 17 says the sewage spill happened Monday and affects a portion of the river; a mile east of the US-31 bridge over the river and downstream to Lake Michigan...

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Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
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Burning Man Artist Brings Underwater LED Sculpture to Grand River at ArtPrize [Video]

Christopher Schardt has had installations using fire or LEDs at Burning Man for ten years. This year, Schardt brings an underwater LED sculpture to ArtPrize Eight.

His entry ran into electronic problems after being damaged by water last week, but is now working perfectly. 

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Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
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ArtPrize LED Sculpture Damaged by Water

Christopher Schardt's "Light Ripples" is in the Grand River next to the Blue Bridge for ArtPrize Eight.

The underwater LED sculpture's electronics have been damaged by water. It is possible the sculpture will not be operational for the entirety of ArtPrize.

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Photo Courtesy of Amway
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Amway Family Fireworks Return to Downtown Grand Rapids July 4th

The Amway Family Fireworks will light up the Grand Rapids skies on July 4 at Ah-Nab-Awen Park in downtown Grand Rapids in celebration of Independence Day.

The 2015 event marks the fifth year of Amway’s title sponsorship of the annual fireworks display.

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John Hogan, WZZM-13
John Hogan, WZZM-13
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Police Identify Body Found in the Grand River

Grand Rapids Police have identified the man found dead in the Grand River Thursday as Eric Scott Love.

The 43-year-old was found dead near Sixth Street Park on the east side of the river, near downtown Grand Rapids.

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National Weather Service
National Weather Service
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Grand Rapids Area Weekend River Flooding Update

A flood advisory continues for Kent and Ionia counties until further notice.

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National Weather Service Grand Rapids
National Weather Service Grand Rapids
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Grand River Ice Jam Alert Issued; Flood Watch in Kent and Ottawa Counties

A flood watch is in effect in Kent and Ottawa counties through Friday morning because of the potential for ice jams in the Grand River, according to the National Weather Service's Grand Rapids Office.

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n diep via YouTube
n diep via YouTube
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View Of The Grand River Flooding From A Jet Ski [Video]

Authorities are telling people to stay away from the Grand River (as in, don't touch it), but a few West Michigan residents decided to take the the flooded river on jet skis and take video of the flooding around the area. And I'm pretty glad they did.

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