Items Tagged with 'Grand River'


Governor Snyder declares state of disaster after flooding

March 13, 2018
| By AP
LANSING — Disaster declarations have been made for 17 Michigan counties and two cities hit hard by recent flooding from heavy rain and melting snow. Read More

River levels drop after more weekend flooding

February 26, 2018
| By AP
River levels are dropping in Michigan after flooding last week and over the weekend because of heavy rains and melting snow. Read More

Rising Grand River downtown will approach 2013 record

February 23, 2018
| By AP
The worst is still coming for the Grand River in downtown Grand Rapids. Read More

Two species — one to preserve, one to control — challenge dam removal

Ecosystem presents challenges to restoration of the Grand River.

LANSING — A proposed dam removal along the Grand River faces significant delays due to its potential to disrupt river ecosystems. The environmental risks involve the fate of two species: sea lampreys and snuffbox mussels. Read More

Divers fix pipe sending sewage into Grand River

March 1, 2017
| By AP
Officials said an estimated 2-million gallons of sewage flowed into the Grand River before a hole in an underwater pipe was repaired by divers. Read More

Grand River restoration project receives $4M from feds

January 6, 2017
The Grand River Revitalization and Rapids Restoration Project has received a $4-million boost from the federal government. Read More

City adopts GR Forward amendment

The plan emphasizes the city’s relationship with the Grand River.

December 18, 2015
After nearly two years of preparation and public review, city commissioners last week adopted the GR Forward plan as an amendment to the city’s master plan last updated in 2002. Read More

Work to restore the Grand River surges ahead

City commissioners approve complicated permit submissions.

November 13, 2015
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Grand Rapids city officials approved an important next step in the process of restoring and revitalizing the Grand River during the Committee of the Whole meeting last week by authorizing the city engineer to sign and submit all permit applications for future improvement projects related to restoration, flood control and mitigation. Read More

Grand Strategy gathers momentum in application process

October 16, 2015
The Grand Strategy was on the agenda for both the city of Grand Rapids Committee of the Whole and the Downtown Development Authority board meetings last week. Read More

Nonprofit vies for river restoration project

August 12, 2015
A national nonprofit is seeking the job of managing the Grand River restoration project through its implementation phase. Read More