Items Tagged with 'Grand River'


Beer regatta flows into Grand River

August 12, 2014
Grand Rapids hosts the first national rowing event ever in Michigan that will mix with one of the city’s proudest industries beginning Thursday at Riverside Park. Read More

River Corridor panel engages public voices

Many see vast potential for Grand River in downtown.

June 13, 2014
What one word would you use to describe the current state of the Grand River? Read More

Climate change pushes businesses to take action

March 14, 2014
Though it was referred to as a 100-year flood, last year’s overflow of the Grand River might be the start of something much more commonplace. Read More

Engineering firm replaces a bridge over troubled water

Project headed by Williams & Works encountered the snuffbox mussel.

December 6, 2013
The project wasn’t exactly like what Grand Rapids Whitewater wants to do in downtown Grand Rapids, but the work that Williams & Works — a local civil engineering, planning and surveying firm — recently completed in Ionia had two similarities. Read More

Grand River restoration flows to preliminary plan

November 22, 2013
It might be time to add a kayak to your holiday wish list. Read More

Grand Rapids docks USRowing championships

August 20, 2013
A year from now, Grand Rapids will become home to some world-class rowing, thanks to a hard-working West Michigan Sports Commission and a dedicated group of local rowing enthusiasts. Read More

Can the Grand River create 'magic' in Grand Rapids?

August 6, 2013
A well-managed riverfront could be pure magic for Grand Rapids. Read More

Feds brief region on Grand River flood funding

July 12, 2013
City, township and county officials from up to 16 counties — including Kent, Ottawa, Ionia, Allegan and Muskegon counties — will learn Friday how they can get federal funds to recover at least some of the costs they incurred from the damage their communities suffered when the Grand River overflowed in April. Read More

SBA offers low-interest disaster loans after Grand River flood

June 17, 2013
Property owners who suffered damages from April’s storms and subsequent flooding of the Grand River can apply for low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration, starting Tuesday. Read More

Kent County reports Grand River flood damage rises to $10.6M

May 17, 2013
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