Grand River

View of downtown Grand Rapids overlooking the Grand River. (Credit: istock)

Study: Restoring Grand River Could Boost Grand Rapids Economy

Grand Valley State University economist Paul Isely says riverfront real estate development could make the effect even greater.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/08/2014

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Police: Man Pulled From Grand River In Lansing Drowned

The man’s body was found June 30 by a dive team near the Elm Street Bridge and police said he was reportedly intoxicated when last seen by a friend as they walked near the river.

CBS Detroit–09/05/2014

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Two Suspects Still At-Large In Wendy’s Drive-Thu Carjacking

One of the men walked up to the car and pointed a gun at the child, but Tate and her daughter were able to get out of the car unharmed.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/19/2014

Police Investigate Stabbing Death Of Woman Found In Apartment

Officials say the 40-year-old was discovered at the Robert’s Apartments on Grand River near the Lodge Freeway.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/11/2013

Government Expands Urban Waters Effort To Grand Rapids

“Restoring these waterways is not only important for improving the water that we all depend on, but for spurring economic growth and creating recreational opportunities in these communities as well,” said Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/11/2013

Police ID Body Found In Grand River At Grand Haven

Police in western Michigan say a body found in the flood-swollen Grand River belonged to a 28-year-old man who’d been missing since February.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/22/2013

Kayaking for yogurt (Facebook photo)

Grand Rapids Businesses, Customers Paddle On Amid Flooding

“One of our customers actually kayaked out to us,” said Glorija Maticevic, owner of the frozen yogurt shop “Spoonlickers.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/22/2013

Grand River In West Michigan Breaks Record Levels

The rain-swollen Grand River in West Michigan rose to above-record levels, driving hundreds of people from their homes and flooding parts of downtown Grand Rapids amid efforts to hold back the waters.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/22/2013

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Oil Spill Leaves Sheen On Grand River In Lansing

Officials say an oil spill that left a sheen on the Grand River in Lansing is blamed on an equipment malfunction at a power plant.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/02/2013

Consumers Energy's Croton Dam on the Muskegon River in Newaygo County. Wikimedia Commons photo.

Consumers Energy: Be Careful On Ice Around Hydropower Dams

Consumers Energy is advising the public to practice extreme caution when visiting areas near its 13 hydroelectric generating plants in the winter months, located on the Manistee, Muskegon, Au Sable, Kalamazoo and Grand rivers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/28/2013

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