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Kent County has reported that $2.6 million in damage has been done to public properties located outside of the city of Grand Rapids from the flooding of the Grand River. Read More
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has declared Kent County as being in a “state of disaster,” following the severe flooding of the Grand River last month. Read More
The Kent County Equalization Bureau has filed a preliminary report on the property damage stemming from the flooding of the Grand River. Read More
Grand Rapids city commissioners extended the city’s state-of-emergency status this morning, following the flooding of the Grand River nearly two weeks ago. Read More
Whether it’s getting a parking ticket or having to fill out a tax return, people normally complain about government: how inept it is, how unresponsive it can be — and how it needs to buy a few vowels from Vanna to get a clue on how to handle financial matters. Read More
Residents and business owners throughout the Grand Valley region likely may have reflected recently on Michigan’s nickname “water wonderland,” but the beauty of a land surrounded by the world’s largest bodies of fresh water is given depth of meaning by the people who live here. Read More
Farmers and growers find themselves in a better condition this spring than last.
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Although the recent torrential rains made life miserable for property owners along the swollen banks of the Grand River, the county’s growers and farmers are in relatively good shape because this spring’s temperatures have been cooler than normal. Read More
Last week’s unprecedented 1,500-volunteer sandbag effort in support of the city of Grand Rapids’ Environmental Services Department was essentially organized over the course of a one-story stair climb following Mayor George Heartwell’s first emergency press conference at City Hall, and later deployed from the back of a speaker hall. Read More