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GR welcomes college students back with College Week

Samantha Ballast, Guest Writer

September 13, 2018

Filed under Local

College students from the West Michigan area are being welcomed back to school by the city of Grand Rapids. September 10-16 is considered GR College Week this year. Students can enjoy a variety of discounts around the city as...

Local poetry competition celebrates 50 years

Morgan Anderson, Staff Writer

February 13, 2018

Filed under Local, Showcase

Updated: 2/15/2018, 8:00 a.m. Drawing entries from all ages of Kent County residents, the Dyer-Ives Poetry Competition is celebrating its 50th year. The annual competition runs from Feb. 1 to Mar. 1 and is open to Kent Cou...

Wealthy Theatre: A brief history

Lydia​ ​Bouwkamp, Guest Writer

February 13, 2018

Filed under Local, Showcase

Updated: 2/17/18, 1:41 p.m. Correction: Tom Schwallie is the recently-former front of house manager. Former theater director Erin Wilson and film maker Sean Kinney were instrumental in the creation and establishing of the Mea...