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Home Builders Association of Grand Rapids to Host Construction Only Job Fair [Video]

The Home Builders Association of Greater Grand Rapids along with other organizations is holding the first ever Construction Only Job Fair.

It's June 25, 11a.m. to 1p.m. at the Michigan Works building in Grand Rapids at 215 Straight Ave. NW.

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Lowell Police Department Warns Residents of Light & Power Scam

The Lowell Police Department would like to notify area residents that a telephone scam is being targeted at Lowell Light & Power customers.

The caller states that they are from Lowell Light & Power and tells the customers if they don’t pay, their power is being shut off. 

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Photo courtesy of Ionia County Central Dispatch
Photo courtesy of Ionia County Central Dispatch
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Ionia County Officials Searching for Missing Emu

Ionia County Central Dispatch has asked residents to be on the lookout for a missing emu.

The bird went missing from the 1000 block of E. Peck Lake Rd. in Ionia County on Sunday.

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Michigan-Based Olga’s Kitchen Declares Bankruptcy

Does this mean the end to delicious, crispy yet soft, Olga Bread snackers and incredible swiss almond cheese spread?

The Michigan company says no. Phew.

Olga's Kitchen is not shutting down, but the company has file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

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Westshore Mall’s $20 Million Makeover Has Begun [Video]

Westshore Mall in Holland is getting a makeover.

Ground broke Thursday, June 11, on the $20 million de-malling and renovation project, WZZM-13 reports. 

Owner Gregg Erne say the result will be very similar to the renovations done at Centerpointe Mall in Grand Rapids.

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Michigan Activity Pass Gets You into Parks and Attractions for Free

Have library card, will travel.

If you belong to a Michigan library, you have access to the new Michigan Activity Pass (MAP) program, which gets you into Michigan parks, museums, campgrounds and other attractions for free or at a discount.

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Cranker's Restuarant and Brewery
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Cranker’s Restaurant & Brewery’s Cherry Oak Cherry Ale

Cranker's Restaurant & Brewery
Address: 454 68th Street SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49548
Website: http://www.crankersbrewery.com/
Telephone: (616) 827-1919
Hours: Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-10 p.m.; Friday-Saturday,

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EB Coffee & Brew
EB Coffee & Brew
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EB Coffee & Pub’s Brazil Sweet Bourbon Blonde

EB Coffee & Pub
Address: 8980 North Rogers Court, Suite D, Caledonia, MI 49316
Website: http://ebcoffeepub.com/
Telephone: (616) 891-7700
Hours: Monday-Thursday, 6 a.m.-10 p.m.; Friday, 6 a.m.-11 p.m.; Saturday, 7 a.m.-1

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Courtesy Kent County Animal Shelter
Courtesy Kent County Animal Shelter
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Stuffed Tiger that Caused Scare in Grand Rapids Backyard is Headed to Little Girl in Florida [Video]

The story of the Grand Rapids' stuffed tiger has a happy ending!

On May 28, Kent County Animal Control got a bizarre call. Someone had spotted a tiger in backyard of a home on Grand Rapids' Southwest side!

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First 28,000 Kids to Visit Grand Rapids City Pools Swim For Free Starting June 10

Grand Rapids city pools are open for the season!

Normally, it costs $1 for kids 1-17 (infants are free) to swim at one of the three Grand Rapids' public pools.

Thanks to a generous donation-- the first 28,000 kids to visit the city pools will swim for free!

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Petition Started to Bring Back CBS Show ‘Battle Creek’ [Video]

I'll admit I never watched the show Battle Creek...  But, my DVR is full of recorded episodes, I just haven't gotten around to watching them. Television junkie problems, man.

I was excited when I first heard about a cop show being made about the West Michigan city. And Josh Duhamel. I was also excited about Josh Duhamel.

I planned to spend a glorious day binge-watching Battle Creek if I ever got time. Now it seems like my binge-watch will be rather short, because it's been cancelled after just one season.

There are some people who aren't to happy about that and have started a petition to get the show back on the air.

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Where to Find Free Doughnuts in Grand Rapids for National Doughnut Day

Happy National Doughnut Day! If you love doughnuts, you might be thinking, "Isn't that every day?"

The first Friday in June is actually the official day to celebrate the delicious pastry, and to celebrate, many places are offering free doughnuts!

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