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  1. Jim Hackett's new U-M athletic director role surprises business communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | MLive.com

    From leading an office furniture giant to overseeing a Big Ten athletic department, few suspected that trajectory for Jim Hackett, the retired Steelcase CEO who was named University of Michigan's interim athletic director on Friday . "Jim is a wonderful guy and I'm sure he will give it his all," said Walker, a Michigan State alum and loyal Spartan fan.

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  2. Candidates for Kent County District Court judgeship rule out campaign attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | MLive.com

    ... the top vote-getter in the six candidate primary in August. Boncher, of Courtland Township, is an attorney with the Walker-based firm Schenk, Boncher and Rypma. He has been licensed since 2002. He specializes in contract, real estate, civil rights ...

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  3. Walker teen heading to international trampolining competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | MLive.com

    When Mitch Dewey first discovered his love for trampolines at a friend's birthday party as a kid, he never could have imagined the heights he would ascend to through the years. Dewey, 17, of Walker, was recently named by USA Gymnastics as one of the athletes to represent the U.S. at the World Age Group Competition in mid-November in Daytona Beach, Fla.

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  4. Michigan Supreme Court will not hear Hanger42 claim to $10 million state film tax creditRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | MLive.com

    ... nomination, charged that the project's owners had inflated the estimated $40 million asking price for the Walker property in an attempt to defraud the state. A Kent County Circuit Court judge dismissed the case against Hanger42 partners Jack ...

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  5. Go Santa Go 5k comes to Grand RapidsRead the original story

    Oct 29, 2014 | PR Log

    ... Go 5k in Grand Rapids on December 6th at 9:00 AM. The event will be held at Millenium Park (1415 Maynard Ave SW, Walker, MI 49534). A portion of the proceeds from the Go Santa Go 5k will go to Feeding America of West Michigan. Race registration is ...

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  6. Grand Rapids Drive have big week ahead as roster will take shapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | MLive.com

    ... in the D-League, which this season includes the Drive. Two days later, training camp opens at the DeltaPlex Arena in Walker, which also serves as the Drive's home court. As many as 17 players will be in camp looking to impress coach Otis Smith. ...

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  7. Alleged tool thief charged with larceny after surveillance images lead to quick arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | MLive.com

    A 24-year-old Fennville man suspected of stealing more than $1,000 worth of tools from a construction site was arraigned Friday on a count of larceny. Police on Thursday evening released surveillance images allegedly showing Chadwick Michael Walker at a Blendon Township construction site where more than $1,000 worth of tools were taken Oct. 19. Walker was arrested within hours thanks to numerous tips to Silent Observer.

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  8. Your first stop for home renovationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | WOODTV.com

    WALKER, Mich. For some homes, the "honey do" list can be a mile long. Half the battle of home projects is knowing where to start, and how to save some money without compromising the outcome.

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  9. Election 2014: Why Rob VerHeulen voted against minimum wage increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | MLive.com

    ... two years he has represented the 74th District that includes the cities of Cedar Springs, Grandville, Rockford and Walker, and Algoma, Alpine, Solon, Sparta and Tyrone townships. He's on the Nov. 4 ballot along with Democrat Richard Erdman. It's a ...

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  10. A remodeled kitchen by Standale Interiors.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | WOODTV.com

    WALKER, Mich. As the weather cools, we're spending a lot more time inside, and that means you want your home to be as comfortable as possible.

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  11. Former Kent County Sheriff's Department sergeant pleads guilty to park-and-ride lot sex chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | MLive.com

    ... in Belmont, is a graduate of Grandville High School and Grand Valley State University. He worked briefly for the Walker and Grandville police departments before he was hired as a Kent County deputy in 1987. He was sentenced in July of 2004 and was ...

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  12. Profile Industrial Packaging Expands Packaging Materials PlantRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | Refrigerated & Frozen Foods

    Profile Industrial Packaging, a Walker, Mich.-based manufacturer of polyethylene film and bags, announced plans to expand and relocate its manufacturing operations to a 200,000-square-foot facility in Avastar Park on Alpine Avenue in Walker, Mich. The move to the new facility, which is double the size of its current site in Wyoming, Mich., is necessary to keep Profile on pace with its continued growth, says Steve Ehmann, president and founder.

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  13. Former Kent County sheriff's sergeant faces new sex charges after conviction 10 years agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | MLive.com

    ... in Belmont, is a graduate of Grandville High School and Grand Valley State University. He worked briefly for the Walker and Grandville police departments before he was hired as a Kent County deputy in 1987. He was sentenced in July 2004 to 1-1/2 to ...

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  14. Profile Industrial Packaging Moves to WalkerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

    Fifty more jobs will come to the city of Walker as Profile Industrial Packaging makes its major announcement Monday evening at the city hall. It is expanding and moving from the city of Wyoming to a new location at Avastar Park, off Alpine Avenue, in the city of Walker.

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  15. Grand Rapids Drive spot hometown basketball talent at open tryoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2014 | MLive.com

    ... new NBA Development League team, which will begin its season Nov. 14. Their home games are played at the DeltaPlex in Walker. "I'm very familiar with this court," said Bowser, who was first-team all-MIAA at Hope. "When I heard it was going to be at ...

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  16. Trevor Slot Memorial Run todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2014 | WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

    A run is being held in honor of a western Michigan police officer who was run over and killed by two suspects fleeing from a bank robbery. The third annual Trevor Slot Memorial 5K was planned for Saturday in Walker.

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  17. Alleged meat robber, arrested three times in as many months, competent to stand trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | MLive.com

    ... In March, the 43-year-old already had a lengthy criminal record when he was arrested for shoplifting at the Meijer in Walker. He pleaded guilty to that charge and was sentenced to 21 days in jail. In April, he again pleaded guilty to shoplifting, ...

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  18. Grand Rapids Public Schools now offering online Parent University coursesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2013 | MLive.com

    ... succeeding in school, work, and life. Fourth grade teacher Nicole Titus works with students Isise Elmer and Promise Walker, right, at Dickinson Elementary on August 9, 2012. Atkins said the district also shared with parents at its Parents Engagement ...

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  19. Alleged child predator on the run for almost two yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    ... for the purpose of producing sexually abusive material along with using a computer to commit a crime. That's when Walker police reached out the U.S. Marshals Western District for help in capturing the wanted fugitive. The team is made up of ...

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  20. KC's newest auto supplier appears to be 375-job Project WalkerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | Business Journal

    Kansas City's newest automotive parts supplier appears to be the big job producer that a local economic development agency has been referring to as Project Walker. And that means the business is expected to add 375 jobs in Kansas City.

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