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Your Michigan Library Card Is Good At More Than Just Libraries

Are you a Michigan library card holder?  Did you know that as of May 24th, you can now access hundreds of Michigan’s state parks, historic sites, recreation areas and campgrounds for either free or discounted admission...

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The Lone Star Tick Is Moving Into Michigan

Why is this tick such a pest? It appears to cause a meat allergy in some of the people it uses as a host. The lone star tick is easy to identify, as it has a white spot on its back.

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Old Crow Medicine Show Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Bob Dylan's "Blonde on Blonde" in the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum's CMA Theater
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Meijer Gardens Releases Additional Tickets to Sold Out Shows

The Fifth Third Bank Summer Concert Series at Frederik Meijer Gardens sold out 21 of their 30 concerts on the first day. A few more sold out shortly after, but after tickets went on sale for the public on May 14, Meijer Gardens added additional tickets for some sold out shows.

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Perfect Summer Date Spots in West Michigan

With summer upon us that means summer lovin'. Whether you're attached or single these are some of the best places to go on a date in West Michigan...

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Photo by Matt Milhouse/Townsquare Media
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Saugatuck Named “Best Small Town Weekend Escape” for the Second Time

With the warmer weather here (sort of) and summer around the corner you'll probably start thinking about some vacations you want to take...

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The Guys Sing ABBA and More – Free Beer and Hot Wings Segment 16 [Video]

It's time for the official announcement of all the shows for this year's Fifth Third Bank Summer Concert Series at Meijer Gardens, and the guys always have an amazing time just talking about the show coming. This year, there are some shows that get them singing along, and Free Beer even shows off some dance moves!

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Michigan Free ORV Weekends: June 11-12 and August 20-21

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has announced two Free ORV Weekends this summer.

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The Ultimate Michigan Summer Baseball Road Trip: 7 Games, 7 Stadiums, 7 Days

It wouldn't be a Michigan summer without baseball and road trips. Combine the two and you'll have a memorable summer vacation.

Enjoy a week of great baseball this summer while exploring seven stadiums and some great Michigan cities!

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Little Girl Cries Her Head off Because School is Ending and Summer is Here [Video]

Wait, what? This child is sad because school is out for the summer?

Apparently this little girl loves school so much, she cannot take it that it's coming to an end for the year... Yeah, I don't get it either.

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Janna Braves the Cold for Craft Beer at the Winter Beer Festival [Video]

This past weekend I withstood frigid temperatures, numb fingers, and port-o-potties with ice clinging to the seats, all in the name of craft beer.

I know, I'm such a trooper.

To tide myself over until WGRD's Summer Craft Beer Festival, which is now called America On Tap, I went to the Winter Beer Festival at Fifth Third Ballpark. 

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Safe Boating Tip of the Week: Enjoy the Water [Sponsored]

Boaters should enjoy their time on the water, being smart and playing safely while on it.

Grand Valley Marine, with locations in Grandville and Grand Haven, urges you to be smart while out boating, regardless of whether you're on an inland lake, river, stream, pond, rapids, creek, whitewater course or one of the Great Lakes like Lake Michigan.

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Safe Boating Tip of the Week: Paddle Smart [Sponsored]

Paddle sports are the fastest-growing segment of recreational boating, with more than 300,000 paddle craft, primarily kayaks, being sold annually in the U.S., according to the Water Sports Industry Association and the U.S. Coast Guard.

Kayaking, canoeing, paddle boarding, rowing, rafting and various other paddle sports are thrilling, exciting and fun.

Grand Valley Marine, with locations in Grandville and Grand Haven, urge you to paddle smart, regardless of whether you are on an inland lake, river, stream, pond, whitewater course, rapids or one of the Great Lakes like Lake Michigan.

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