With just a little over 15 days left in the Open Your Heart to the Hungry and Homeless Eighth Annual Food Shelf Challenge Grant, the Food Shelf at Second Harvest is far from reaching it’s $16,000 goal. Donations must be made by July 31 to the Food Shelf at Second Harvest to be included in th…
A local wolf pack may be forming. The public is welcome to a “Wolf Pack” meeting organized by Minnesota-based wolf advocacy organization Howling For Wolves, on July 28 at the Grand Rapids Area Library from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The meeting is designed to start a Grand Rapids group that will meet…
Epidemic of the North series
The Grand Rapids American Legion Post 60 baseball team defeated Taconite, 8-4, Monday at Legion Field in Grand Rapids.
The 34th annual Timberman Triathlon was held Saturday at Sugar Lake Lodge. There were 84 individuals who completed the Olympic course and 179 on the Sprint course. The overall men’s Olympic finisher was Jordan Roby of Minneapolis in a time of one hour, 59 minutes, 35 seconds. Christina Rober…
VIRGINIA — With starting pitching experience under her belt since the seventh grade, Virginia’s Ava Warren has shown she’s a force to be reckoned with.
Just when we northlanders began to think we pretty much have a handle on the wonderful world of the whitetail deer, Mother Nature and biologists throw us another curveball with the advent (for most of us) of another descriptive term for a phenomenon that for the purposes of survival takes pl…
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Sometimes you just can’t make this stuff up. The events of this past week seem to illustrate this.
I recently had the opportunity to retire from the Reif Center after more than 20 years at the helm. In departing, I want to say thank you, thank you! Thank you! The Reif Center is a truly unique and special place, and it exists in Grand Rapids only because this community has supported it ove…
U.S. Senator Tina Smith (D-Minn.) released the following statement on President Trump’s remarks while at a press conference with Russian leader Vladimir Putin: