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University research attracts conference on reproduction

July 18, 2014
Groundbreaking reproductive research being done at Michigan State University’s College of Human Medicine has helped draw the largest international conference on reproductive research to Grand Rapids. Read More

Amtrak station readies for arrivals

Improvements make way for two trains, if needed.

July 11, 2014
Grand Rapids’ new Amtrak station should be up and running come fall, according to The Rapid CEO Peter Varga. Read More

$3.7M conference a 'big step forward' in attracting diverse groups

July 10, 2014
A national conference for a group of African-American law enforcement executives is coming to town. Read More

Summer Beer Fest reschedules for fall

July 7, 2014
The organizers of the Grand Rapids Summer Beer Fest have rescheduled the event for the fall. Read More

Passenger rail study would reach statewide

Biggest costs would be upgrading lines and procuring new trains.

July 4, 2014
Reconnecting Holland, Grand Rapids, Lansing and Detroit via passenger rail might become more than wishful thinking. Read More

Traffic forecast: Open, then closed

July 2, 2014
You want the good news, or the bad? Read More

Airports land $3.7M from feds

July 1, 2014
| By AP
The U.S. Transportation Department has approved $3.7 million to upgrade two airports in West Michigan. Read More

Table tennis US Open serves downtown

July 1, 2014
An international table tennis tournament returns downtown this week. Read More

28th Street hotel finishes renovations

June 26, 2014
Just more than a year and $1.5 million later, a Grand Rapids hotel has had a complete makeover. Read More

Restaurant Week expands to 12 days

More than 60 eateries already have agreed to participate.

June 20, 2014
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Restaurant Week is making a return for 12 days in August. Read More