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A cappella (Italian for "in the manner of the chapel") music is specifically group or solo singing without instrumental accompaniment, or a piece intended to be performed in this way.
Abu Dhabi (أبو ظبي) is the capital and the second most populous city of the United Arab Emirates (the most populous being Dubai), and also capital of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, the largest of the UAE's seven emirates.
Ada Township is a General Law Township within Kent County, Michigan, US.
Advance Newspapers, based in Hudsonville, Michigan, publishes weekly community newspapers for Kent County, Michigan and portions of Muskegon, Ottawa, and Allegan counties.
Aerospace is the human effort in science, engineering and business to fly in the atmosphere of Earth (aeronautics) and surrounding space (astronautics).
Albert Arnold Gore Jr. (born March 31, 1948) is an American politician and environmentalist who served as the 45th Vice President of the United States from 1993 to 2001.
The Alabastine Mine is an underground gypsum mine in Wyoming, Michigan, originally dug by hand in 1907.
Alexander Calder (July 22, 1898 – November 11, 1976) is widely considered to be one of the most important American sculptors of the 20th century.
The Algonquian languages (or; also Algonkian) are a subfamily of Native American languages which includes most of the languages in the Algic language family.
Allendale is a census-designated place (CDP) in Ottawa County in the U.S. state of Michigan.
Alticor is an American corporation, privately owned and run by American families of DeVos and Van Andel.
AM broadcasting is a radio broadcasting technology, which employs amplitude modulation (AM) transmissions.
The American Basketball Association (ABA) is an American semi-professional men's basketball minor league that was founded in 1999.
The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) is an American commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of Disney–ABC Television Group, a subsidiary of the Disney Media Networks division of The Walt Disney Company.
The American Fur Company (AFC) was founded in 1808, by John Jacob Astor, a German immigrant to the United States.
The American Hockey League (AHL) is a 31-team professional ice hockey league based in the United States and Canada that serves as the primary developmental league for the National Hockey League (NHL).
American Seating Inc. is a company specializing in the production of chairs and other seating, including seats for rail transport and public transportation, schools and churches, and stadiums.
The National Railroad Passenger Corporation, doing business as Amtrak, is a passenger railroad service that provides medium- and long-distance intercity service in the contiguous United States and to three Canadian cities.
Amway (short for "American Way") is an American company specializing in the use of multi-level marketing to sell health, beauty, and home care products.
Amway Grand Plaza Hotel is located in Grand Rapids, Michigan and is named after Amway Corporation, which is based in nearby Ada Township.
Andrew Jackson (March 15, 1767 – June 8, 1845) was an American soldier and statesman who served as the seventh President of the United States from 1829 to 1837.
The April 1956 tornado outbreak was a large, deadly tornado outbreak that affected the Great Plains, parts of the South, and the upper Midwest in the contiguous United States.
Aquinas College is a small, Roman Catholic, liberal arts college in Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States.
Arthur Hendrick Vandenberg (March 22, 1884April 18, 1951) was an American politician who served as a United States Senator from Michigan from 1928 to 1951.
is an open, independently organized international art competition and festival held annually in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
The Arts and Crafts movement was an international movement in the decorative and fine arts that began in Britain and flourished in Europe and North America between about 1880 and 1920, emerging in Japan (the Mingei movement) in the 1920s.
Asheville is a city and the county seat of Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States.
Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball.
Atlantic Media is an American print and online media company owned by David G. Bradley and based in the Watergate in Washington, D.C. The company publishes several prominent news magazines and digital publications including The Atlantic, Quartz, Government Executive, Defense One and those belonging to its National Journal Group subsidiary: National Journal, The Hotline, National Journal Daily (previously known as Congress Daily), and Technology Daily.
François Auguste René Rodin (12 November 1840 – 17 November 1917), known as Auguste Rodin, was a French sculptor.
The Austin was a brass era American automobile manufactured in Grand Rapids, Michigan from 1901 to 1921.
The automotive industry is a wide range of companies and organizations involved in the design, development, manufacturing, marketing, and selling of motor vehicles, some of them are called automakers.
Aviation, or air transport, refers to the activities surrounding mechanical flight and the aircraft industry.
is a city located in Shiga Prefecture, Japan.
Riley B. King (September 16, 1925 – May 14, 2015), known professionally as B.B. King, was an American blues singer, electric guitarist, songwriter, and record producer.
Baker Publishing Group is a Christian book publisher based in Ada, Michigan.
Baptists are Christians distinguished by baptizing professing believers only (believer's baptism, as opposed to infant baptism), and doing so by complete immersion (as opposed to affusion or sprinkling).
Barack Hussein Obama II (born August 4, 1961) is an American politician who served as the 44th President of the United States from January 20, 2009, to January 20, 2017.
Barbershop vocal harmony, as codified during the barbershop revival era (1930s–present), is a style of a cappella close harmony, or unaccompanied vocal music, characterized by consonant four-part chords for every melody note in a predominantly homophonic texture.
Baseball is a bat-and-ball game played between two opposing teams who take turns batting and fielding.
Basketball is a team sport played on a rectangular court.
Battle Creek is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan, in northwest Calhoun County, at the confluence of the Kalamazoo and Battle Creek rivers.
Belknap Hill (also called Lookout Hill), is a prominent river bluff directly northeast of downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Benton Harbor is a city in Berrien County in the U.S. state of Michigan which is located west of Kalamazoo, and northwest of South Bend, Indiana.
Elizabeth Anne "Betty" Ford (April 8, 1918 – July 8, 2011) was the First Lady of the United States from 1974 to 1977, as the wife of the 38th President of the United States, Gerald Ford.
Bielsko-Biała (Bílsko-Bělá; Bielitz-Biala) is a city in Southern Poland with the population of approximately 174,000 (December 2013).
A big-box store (also supercenter, superstore, or megastore) is a physically large retail establishment, usually part of a chain of stores.
William Jefferson Clinton (born August 19, 1946) is an American politician who served as the 42nd President of the United States from 1993 to 2001.
Bissell Inc., also known as Bissell Homecare, is a privately owned vacuum cleaner and floor care product manufacturing corporation headquartered in Walker, Michigan in Greater Grand Rapids.
Booth Newspapers, or Booth Michigan, was a media company based in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Bordeaux (Gascon Occitan: Bordèu) is a port city on the Garonne in the Gironde department in Southwestern France.
Boston is the capital city and most populous municipality of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States.
The Box Lacrosse League (BLL) is a senior men's semi-professional box lacrosse league in the United States.
Bus rapid transit (BRT, BRTS, busway, transitway) is a bus-based public transport system designed to improve capacity and reliability relative to a conventional bus system.
A business route (occasionally business loop or city route) in the United States and Canada is a short special route connected to a parent numbered highway at its beginning, then routed through the central business district of a nearby city or town, and finally reconnecting with the same parent numbered highway again at its end.
Spectrum Health Hospitals Butterworth Hospital is a hospital in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Cadillac is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan and is the county seat of Wexford County.
The Calder Cup is the trophy awarded annually to the champions of the American Hockey League.
Calvin College is a liberal arts college located in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Calvin Theological Seminary is a seminary affiliated with the Christian Reformed Church in North America, located in Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States, and closely tied to Calvin College, though each institution has its own board.
Calvinism (also called the Reformed tradition, Reformed Christianity, Reformed Protestantism, or the Reformed faith) is a major branch of Protestantism that follows the theological tradition and forms of Christian practice of John Calvin and other Reformation-era theologians.
A car (or automobile) is a wheeled motor vehicle used for transportation.
Catholic Central High School is a college preparatory high school in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
CBS (an initialism of the network's former name, the Columbia Broadcasting System) is an American English language commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of CBS Corporation.
Cedar Springs is a city in Kent County in the state of Michigan, 20 minutes north of Grand Rapids.
Celebration on the Grand is a free music festival held in Grand Rapids, Michigan to celebrate the quality of life in the Grand River valley and to act as an unofficial end to the summer for Grand Rapids.
A census is the procedure of systematically acquiring and recording information about the members of a given population.
The Centennial International Exhibition of 1876, the first official World's Fair in the United States, was held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, from May 10 to November 10, 1876, to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia.
Charles Christopher Trowbridge (December 29, 1800 – April 3, 1883) "Biographical Sketch of Charles C. Trowbridge," read June 3, 1883, published in Pioneer Collections: Report of the Pioneer Society of the State of Michigan, 1907, pp.
A charter school is a school that receives government funding but operates independently of the established state school system in which it is located.
Chicago, officially the City of Chicago, is the third most populous city in the United States, after New York City and Los Angeles.
Chris Van Allsburg (born June 18, 1949) is an American illustrator and writer of children's books.
The Christian Reformed Church in North America (CRCNA or CRC) is a Protestant Christian denomination in the United States and Canada.
A city is a large human settlement.
A city manager is an official appointed as the administrative manager of a city, in a council–manager form of city government.
Cable News Network (CNN) is an American basic cable and satellite television news channel and an independent subsidiary of AT&T's WarnerMedia.
Coalesse is a United States-based furniture company founded in 2008.
Colonial Revival (also Neocolonial, Georgian Revival or Neo-Georgian) architecture was and is a nationalistic design movement in the United States and Canada.
A combined statistical area (CSA) is composed of adjacent metropolitan (MSA) and micropolitan statistical areas (µSA) in the United States and Puerto Rico that can demonstrate economic or social linkage.
Casimir Pulaski (March 6, 1745 – October 11, 1779) was a Polish nobleman, soldier and military commander who has been called "the father of the American cavalry".
Consumers Energy is a public utility that provides natural gas and electricity to 6.6 million of Michigan's 10 million residents.
Cornerstone University is an independent, non-denominational Christian university in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
The council–manager government form is one of two predominant forms of local government in the United States and Ireland, the other being the mayor–council government form.
A county seat is an administrative center, seat of government, or capital city of a county or civil parish.
The Cowboy Junkies are an alternative country and folk rock band formed in Toronto, Ontario, Canada in 1985.
CSX Transportation is a Class I railroad operating in the eastern United States and the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Quebec.
Davenport University is a private, non-profit, multi-location university with campuses throughout Michigan and online.
David John Walkowiak, J.C.D. (born June 18, 1953) is a prelate of the Roman Catholic Church, who is currently serving as the twelfth bishop ordinary of the Diocese of Grand Rapids.
Dead Sea Scrolls (also Qumran Caves Scrolls) are ancient Jewish religious, mostly Hebrew, manuscripts found in the Qumran Caves near the Dead Sea.
Dearborn is a city in the State of Michigan.
DeltaPlex Arena & Conference Center (formerly Grand Rapids Stadium, Stadium Arena, and Turner Arena) is a 5,000-seat multipurpose arena in Walker, Michigan, United States.
The Democratic Party is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with the Republican Party (nicknamed the GOP for Grand Old Party).
Detroit is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Michigan, the largest city on the United States–Canada border, and the seat of Wayne County.
The Detroit Free Press/Talmer Bank Marathon is a race run every October in Detroit, Michigan, United States and Windsor, Ontario, Canada since 1978.
The Detroit Pistons are an American professional basketball team based in Detroit, Michigan.
The Detroit Red Wings are a professional ice hockey team based in Detroit.
The Detroit Tigers are an American professional baseball team based in Detroit, Michigan.
The Detroit, Lansing and Northern Railroad (DL&N) is a defunct railroad which was formed on December 27, 1876 as a reorganization of the foreclosed Detroit, Lansing and Lake Michigan Rail Road.
DeVos Place Convention Center, erected in 2004 on the Grand River in downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States, is a multi-purpose convention center.
Douglass Houghton (September 21, 1809 – October 13, 1845) was an American geologist and physician, primarily known for his exploration of the Keweenaw Peninsula of Michigan.
Dutch Americans are Americans of Dutch descent whose ancestors came from the Netherlands in the recent or distant past.
The Eastern Time Zone (ET) is a time zone encompassing 17 U.S. states in the eastern part of the contiguous United States, parts of eastern Canada, the state of Quintana Roo in Mexico, Panama in Central America, and the Caribbean Islands.
Edgar Degas (or; born Hilaire-Germain-Edgar De Gas,; 19 July 1834 – 27 September 1917) was a French artist famous for his paintings, sculptures, prints, and drawings.
English Americans, also referred to as Anglo-Americans, are Americans whose ancestry originates wholly or partly in England, a country that is part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global lingua franca.
Farmers Insurance Group (informally Farmers) is an American insurer group of automobiles, homes and small businesses and also provides other insurance and financial services products.
Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) are publicly announced standards developed by the United States federal government for use in computer systems by non-military government agencies and government contractors.
Ferris State University (FSU, Ferris) is an American public university with its main campus in Big Rapids, Michigan.
The Festival of the Arts, or simply Festival is a three-day arts festival in Grand Rapids held on the first Friday, Saturday, and Sunday of June.
Fifth Third Ballpark is a baseball stadium located in Comstock Park, Michigan, just north of Grand Rapids.
Fifth Third Bank (5/3 Bank) is a bank headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio at Fifth Third Center.
The Fifth Third River Bank Run is an annual road running race hosted by the U.S. city of Grand Rapids, Michigan, in the month of May.
First Protestant Reformed Church is Reformed congregation in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
A fish ladder, also known as a fishway, fish pass or fish steps, is a structure on or around artificial and natural barriers (such as dams, locks and waterfalls) to facilitate diadromous fishes' natural migration.
FM broadcasting is a method of radio broadcasting using frequency modulation (FM) technology.
For-profit education (also known as the education services industry or proprietary education) refers to educational institutions operated by private, profit-seeking businesses.
Ford Airport in Dearborn, Michigan, United States was one of the first modern airports in the world.
Fort Wayne is a city in the U.S. state of Indiana and the seat of Allen County, United States.
Canal Street Brewing Co., L.L.C., d/b/a Founders Brewing Company, is a brewery in Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA.
The Fox Broadcasting Company (often shortened to Fox and stylized as FOX) is an American commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of Fox Entertainment Group, a subsidiary of 21st Century Fox.
Frank Lloyd Wright (born Frank Lincoln Wright, June 8, 1867 – April 9, 1959) was an American architect, interior designer, writer and educator, who designed more than 1,000 structures, 532 of which were completed.
The Fred A. Huber Trophy was awarded annually by the International Hockey League to the North American ice hockey team with the most points during the regular season.
Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park is a botanical garden and outdoor sculpture park located in Grand Rapids Township, Michigan in Kent County.
French Americans (French: Franco-Américains) are citizens or nationals of the United States who identify themselves with having full or partial French or French Canadian heritage, ethnicity, and/or ancestral ties.
Furniture refers to movable objects intended to support various human activities such as seating (e.g., chairs, stools, and sofas), eating (tables), and sleeping (e.g., beds).
Futsal is a variant of association football played on a hard court, smaller than a football pitch, and mainly indoors.
The Ga East Municipal is one of the ten (10) districts in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana.
The Ga West Municipal is one of the ten (10) districts in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana.
GE Aviation, a subsidiary of General Electric, is headquartered in Evendale, Ohio, outside Cincinnati.
GE Aviation Systems (formerly Smiths Aerospace).
Gemini Publications was founded in 1979 by John H. Zwarensteyn in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
The Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) is a database that contains name and locative information about more than two million physical and cultural features located throughout the United States of America and its territories.
Michigan consists of two peninsulas that lie between east longitude, and are separated by the Straits of Mackinac, and some nearby islands.
George Herbert Walker Bush (born June 12, 1924) is an American politician who served as the 41st President of the United States from 1989 to 1993.
George Heartwell was the mayor of the city of Grand Rapids in the U.S. state of Michigan.
Gerald Rudolph Ford Jr. (born Leslie Lynch King Jr; July 14, 1913 – December 26, 2006) was an American politician who served as the 38th President of the United States from August 1974 to January 1977.
Gerald R. Ford Airport is a commercial airport in Cascade Township approximately southeast of Grand Rapids, Michigan.
The Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum is the presidential museum and resting place of Gerald Ford, the 38th President of the United States (1974–1977), and his wife Betty Ford, located near the Pew Campus of Grand Valley State University in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
German Americans (Deutschamerikaner) are Americans who have full or partial German ancestry.
Google Books (previously known as Google Book Search and Google Print and by its codename Project Ocean) is a service from Google Inc. that searches the full text of books and magazines that Google has scanned, converted to text using optical character recognition (OCR), and stored in its digital database.
Grace Bible College is a fundamentalist-evangelical college in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
The Grand Elk Railroad is a Class III railroad which operates in the states of Indiana and Michigan.
The Grand Rapids Baseball Club was a minor league baseball team based in Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA that played under several different names at various times between 1883 and 1951.
The Grand Rapids and Indiana Railroad at its height provided passenger and freight railroad services between Cincinnati, Ohio and the Straits of Mackinac in Michigan, USA.
The Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM) is an art museum located in Grand Rapids, Michigan with collections ranging from Renaissance to Modern Art and special collections on 19th and 20th-century European and American art.
The Grand Rapids Business Journal is a weekly business newspaper concentrating on Grand Rapids, Michigan and the surrounding area.
Grand Rapids Charter Township is a charter township of Kent County in the U.S. state of Michigan.
The Grand Rapids Chicks were a women's professional baseball team based in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Grand Rapids Community College (GRCC) is a community college in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
The Grand Rapids Cyclones are a semi-pro basketball team from Grand Rapids, Michigan who compete in the Premier Basketball League.
The Grand Rapids Danger are a team in the North American Basketball League (NABL) in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
The Grand Rapids Dragonfish are a men's senior semi-professional box lacrosse team in the Continental Indoor Lacrosse League.
The Grand Rapids Drive are an American professional basketball team of the NBA G League and is an affiliate of the Detroit Pistons in the National Basketball Association (NBA).
The Grand Rapids Eastern Railroad is a railroad in western Michigan, United States.
Grand Rapids FC is an American soccer club based in Grand Rapids, Michigan whose senior men's team plays in the National Premier Soccer League.
Grand Rapids FC is an American soccer club based in Grand Rapids, Michigan who play in the Midwest Division of the United Women's Soccer league.
The Grand Rapids Flight were a team in the American Basketball Association based in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
The Grand Rapids Griffins are a professional hockey team in the American Hockey League (AHL).
The Grand Rapids Hoops was a basketball team that played in the Continental Basketball Association, based in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
The Metro Health/Grand Rapids Marathon is a race run every October in Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA since 2004.
Grand Rapids Medical Mile is a designated area within the city of Grand Rapids, Michigan.
The Grand Rapids metropolitan area is a triangular shaped Metro Triplex, in West Michigan, which fans out westward from the primary hub city of Grand Rapids, Michigan to the other two metro hubs of Muskegon and Holland.
The Grand Rapids Owls are a defunct professional ice hockey team, who were members of the International Hockey League from the 1977–1978 season to 1979–1980 season.
The Grand Rapids Public Museum, located in Grand Rapids, Michigan, is among the oldest history museums in the United States.
The Grand Rapids Public Schools is a public education school system serving Grand Rapids, Michigan.
The Grand Rapids Rampage were an arena football team based in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
The Grand Rapids Rockets are a defunct International Hockey League team.
The Grand Rapids Symphony, a 2006 Grammy Award nominee for Best Classical Crossover Album, is a professional orchestra located in Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA.
Grand Rapids Theological Seminary (GRTS) of Cornerstone University is a multidenominational evangelical Christian seminary located in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
The Grand Rapids, Newaygo and Lake Shore Railroad is a defunct railroad which operated in the state of Michigan between 1872 and 1881.
The Grand River is the longest river in the U.S. state of Michigan.
Grand Valley State University (commonly referred to as GVSU, GV, or Grand Valley) is a public liberal arts university in Allendale, Michigan.
is a school district in Grandville, Michigan.
Grandville is a city in Kent County in the U.S. state of Michigan.
Gypsum is a soft sulfate mineral composed of calcium sulfate dihydrate, with the chemical formula CaSO4·2H2O.
Haskelite Manufacturing Corporation (1917–1956) was a conglomerate of Michigan – based companies.
Haworth Inc. designs and manufactures adaptable workspaces,including movable walls, systems furniture, seating, storage and wood casegoods.
Health care or healthcare is the maintenance or improvement of health via the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of disease, illness, injury, and other physical and mental impairments in human beings.
Heartside is a neighborhood located near downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan.
A heat wave is a period of excessively hot weather, which may be accompanied by high humidity, especially in oceanic climate countries.
Helen DeVos Children's Hospital is a pediatric hospital in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and a division of Spectrum Health.
Heritage Hill is a neighborhood in Grand Rapids, Michigan and is one of the largest urban historic districts in the United States.
Herman Hoeksema (13 March 1886 in Hoogezand – 2 September 1965 in Grand Rapids) was a Dutch Reformed theologian.
Herman Miller, Inc., based in Zeeland, Michigan, is an American company that produces office furniture, equipment and home furnishings.
Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton (born October 26, 1947) is an American politician and diplomat who served as the First Lady of the United States from 1993 to 2001, U.S. Senator from New York from 2001 to 2009, 67th United States Secretary of State from 2009 to 2013, and the Democratic Party's nominee for President of the United States in the 2016 election.
Holland is a city in the western region of the Lower Peninsula of the U.S. state of Michigan.
The Home Rule City Act was enacted by the Michigan Legislature as Public Act 279 of 1909.
HopCat is a restaurant and craft beer bar based in Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States, with several locations in Michigan and expanding rapidly to other states.
Hope Network is a non-profit Christian organization in Michigan that helps people with disabilities live independently.
The Hopewell tradition (also called the Hopewell culture) describes the common aspects of the Native American culture that flourished along rivers in the northeastern and midwestern United States from 100 BCE to 500 CE, in the Middle Woodland period.
Houseman Field is an 8,000-seat multipurpose stadium located in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
The Howard Miller Company is a Zeeland, Michigan based manufacturer of longcase clocks and other home furnishings.
Huguenots (Les huguenots) are an ethnoreligious group of French Protestants who follow the Reformed tradition.
A humid continental climate (Köppen prefix D and a third letter of a or b) is a climatic region defined by Russo-German climatologist Wladimir Köppen in 1900, which is typified by large seasonal temperature differences, with warm to hot (and often humid) summers and cold (sometimes severely cold in the northern areas) winters.
Ice hockey is a contact team sport played on ice, usually in a rink, in which two teams of skaters use their sticks to shoot a vulcanized rubber puck into their opponent's net to score points.
The Independent Basketball Association (IBA) is a semi-professional men's basketball league that began play in the fall of 2011.
Indian Trails, Inc. is an inter-city bus company based in Owosso, Michigan, with offices in Romulus (in Metro Detroit) and Kalamazoo.
The Interurban Transit Partnership operates a public transit system called The Rapid, which provides bus service to the Grand Rapids, Michigan metropolitan area and beyond.
Irish Americans (Gael-Mheiriceánaigh) are an ethnic group comprising Americans who have full or partial ancestry from Ireland, especially those who identify with that ancestry, along with their cultural characteristics.
Isaac McCoy (June 13, 1784 – June 21, 1846) was a Baptist missionary among the Native Americans in present-day Indiana, Michigan and Missouri.
Jacobson's was an American regional department store chain.
James Kent (July 31, 1763 in Fredericksburg, then Dutchess, now Putnam County, New York – December 12, 1847 in New York City) was an American jurist and legal scholar.
John Ball (November 12, 1794 – February 5, 1884) was a settler, educator, lawyer and member of the Michigan State Legislature.
John Ball Zoological Garden is an urban park located on the west side of the city of Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States.
John H. Logie is an American attorney who served as mayor of Grand Rapids, Michigan, from 1991 to 2003, tied with his successor George Heartwell for the longest tenure in the city's history.
John Forbes Kerry (born December 11, 1943) is an American politician who served as the 68th United States Secretary of State from 2013 to 2017.
John Mason (born 1927 in Madrid, Nebraska) is a contemporary American artist.
John Raymond Henry (born 1943) is an internationally renowned sculptor.
The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation is an American non-profit foundation dedicated to fostering "informed and engaged communities" which the foundation believes are "essential for a healthy democracy." The foundation "supports ideas that promote quality journalism, advance media innovation, engage communities and foster the arts." The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation began as the Knight Memorial Education Fund in 1940.
Johnson Controls International plc is a multinational conglomerate headquartered in Cork, Ireland, that produces automotive parts such as batteries, and electronics and HVAC equipment for buildings.
Johnson Wax Headquarters is the world headquarters and administration building of S. C. Johnson & Son in Racine, Wisconsin.
Jon Gordon Langseth Jr. (born January 29, 1981), known as Jonny Lang, is an American blues, gospel, and rock singer, songwriter, guitarist and recording artist.
Justin A. Amash (born April 18, 1980) is an American attorney and Republican member of Congress.
JW Marriott Grand Rapids was the first JW Marriott Hotel in the Midwest.
The Kalamazoo River is a river in the U.S. state of Michigan.
Kalamazoo is a city in the southwest region of the U.S. state of Michigan.
K–12 (spoken as "k twelve", "k through twelve", or "k to twelve"), for kindergarten to 12th grade, indicates the sum of primary and secondary education in several nations, including India, the United States, Canada, Ecuador, South Korea, Turkey, Philippines, Egypt, Australia, Afghanistan, and Iran for publicly supported school grades prior to college.
The Köppen climate classification is one of the most widely used climate classification systems.
Kendall College of Art and Design (KCAD) is a NASAD-certified college of art and design located in downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States.
Kenneth Duane Snelson (June 29, 1927 – December 22, 2016) was an American contemporary sculptor and photographer.
Kent County is a county in the U.S. state of Michigan.
Kregel Publications is an Evangelical Christian book publisher based in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Kuyper College is a ministry-focused Christian leadership college located in Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States, that educates and trains Christian leaders for ministry and service.
La Grande Vitesse, a public sculpture by American artist Alexander Calder, is located on the large concrete plaza surrounding City Hall and the Kent County Building in Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States.
Labor Day in the United States is a public holiday celebrated on the first Monday in September.
Lacrosse is a team sport played with a lacrosse stick and a lacrosse ball.
Lake Michigan is one of the five Great Lakes of North America and the only one located entirely within the United States.
The Lake Shore and Michigan Southern Railway, established in 1833 and sometimes referred to as the Lake Shore, was a major part of the New York Central Railroad's Water Level Route from Buffalo, New York, to Chicago, Illinois, primarily along the south shore of Lake Erie (in New York, Pennsylvania and Ohio) and across northern Indiana.
Lake-effect snow is produced during cooler atmospheric conditions when a cold air mass moves across long expanses of warmer lake water, warming the lower layer of air which picks up water vapor from the lake, rises up through the colder air above, freezes and is deposited on the leeward (downwind) shores.
Lansing is the capital of the U.S. state of Michigan.
Las Vegas (Spanish for "The Meadows"), officially the City of Las Vegas and often known simply as Vegas, is the 28th-most populated city in the United States, the most populated city in the state of Nevada, and the county seat of Clark County.
Latin (Latin: lingua latīna) is a classical language belonging to the Italic branch of the Indo-European languages.
F&R Lazarus & Company – commonly known as Lazarus – was a regional department store retail chain operating primarily in the U.S. Midwest, and based in Columbus, Ohio.
Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) is one of the most popular green building certification programs used worldwide.
Lewis Cass (October 9, 1782June 17, 1866) was an American military officer, politician, and statesman.
A lip dub is a type of music video that combines lip synching and audio dubbing to make a music video.
There are 83 counties in the U.S. state of Michigan.
Among the most violent known meteorological events are tornadoes.
This is a list of Mayors of Grand Rapids.
The United States Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has defined 383 metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs) for the United States and seven for Puerto Rico.
This is a list of the 300 most populous municipalities in Michigan ordered by 2010 population, from the 2010 United States Census.
The following is a list of notable people associated with Grand Rapids, Michigan.
This list of sovereign states provides an overview of sovereign states around the world, with information on their status and recognition of their sovereignty.
The following is a list of the most populous incorporated places of the United States.
This is a list of urban areas in the United States as defined by the United States Census Bureau, ordered according to their 2010 census populations.
Louis Campau (August 11, 1791 – April 13, 1871), also spelled Louis Campeau, was an important figure in the early settlement of Saginaw and Grand Rapids - two important Michigan cities in which he had established trading posts.
Lucius Lyon (February 26, 1800September 24, 1851) was a U.S. statesman from the state of Michigan.
Lyle Pearce Lovett (born November 1, 1957) at Allmusic – Lovett's Genre and Styles.
Lyman Emmet Kipp, Jr. (December 24, 1929 - March 30, 2014) was a sculptor and painter who created pieces that are composed of strong vertical and horizontal objects and were often painted in bold primary colors recalling arrangements by De Stijl Constructivists.
Madeline La Framboise (1780–1846), born Marguerite-Magdelaine Marcot,David A. Armour, “MARCOT, MARGUERITE-MAGDELAINE,” in Dictionary of Canadian Biography, vol.
Marcelo Lehninger (born Oct. 1, 1979, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) is music director of the Grand Rapids Symphony, a regional orchestra located in Grand Rapids, Michigan, U.S.
Marco Polo "Mark" di Suvero (born September 18, 1933) is an abstract expressionist sculptor and 2010 National Medal of Arts recipient.
Marquette Rail is a short line railroad operating in Michigan.
Maya Ying Lin (born October 5, 1959) is an American designer, architect and artist who is known for her work in sculpture and land art.
The Métis are members of ethnic groups native to Canada and parts of the United States that trace their descent to indigenous North Americans and European settlers.
MC Sports was an American retail sporting goods chain.
McKay Tower is an office building in downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan, located on Monroe Center.
Megabus, branded as megabus.com, is an intercity bus service of Coach USA/Coach Canada and DATTCO (a non Stagecoach company, under contract) providing discount travel services since 2006, operating throughout the eastern, southern, midwestern, and western United States and in the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Quebec.
Meijer Inc. is a regional American supercenter chain with its corporate headquarters in Walker, Michigan, in the Grand Rapids metropolitan area.
Mercy Health is a not-for-profit, integrated, managed care health care organization based in West Michigan.
Metres above mean sea level (MAMSL) or simply metres above sea level (MASL or m a.s.l.) is a standard metric measurement in metres of the elevation or altitude of a location in reference to a historic mean sea level.
Mexico City, or the City of Mexico (Ciudad de México,; abbreviated as CDMX), is the capital of Mexico and the most populous city in North America.
The Meyer May House is a Frank Lloyd Wright-designed house in the Heritage Hill Historic District of Grand Rapids, Michigan, in the United States.
Michigan is a state in the Great Lakes and Midwestern regions of the United States.
The Michigan Central Railroad (reporting mark MC) was originally incorporated in 1846 to establish rail service between Detroit, Michigan and St. Joseph, Michigan.
The Michigan House of Representatives is the lower house of the Michigan Legislature.
The Michigan Mayhem was a minor league professional basketball team based in Muskegon, Michigan that competed in the Continental Basketball Association.
Michigan State University (MSU) is a public research university in East Lansing, Michigan, United States.
The statistical areas of the United States of America comprise the metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs),The United States Office of Management and Budget (OMB) defines a metropolitan statistical area (MSA) as a core based statistical area having at least one urbanized area of 50,000 or more population, plus adjacent territory that has a high degree of social and economic integration with the core as measured by commuting ties.
Michigan's 3rd congressional district is a United States Congressional district in Western Michigan.
Midland is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan in the Tri-Cities region of Central Michigan.
The Midwest League is a Minor League Baseball league, established in 1954 and based in the Midwestern United States.
A mill race, millrace or millrun is the current of water that turns a water wheel, or the channel (sluice) conducting water to or from a water wheel.
The Mohawk people (who identify as Kanien'kehá:ka) are the most easterly tribe of the Haudenosaunee, or Iroquois Confederacy.
A multiplex is a movie theater complex with multiple screens within a single complex.
A municipality is usually a single urban or administrative division having corporate status and powers of self-government or jurisdiction as granted by national and state laws to which it is subordinate.
Muskegon Catholic Central High School is a private, Roman Catholic high school in Muskegon, Michigan.
Muskegon is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan, and is the largest populated city on the eastern shores of Lake Michigan.
MyNetworkTV (unofficially abbreviated as MyTV, MyNet, MNT or MNTV), is an American television network/syndication service that is owned by the Fox Entertainment Group division of 21st Century Fox, operated by its Fox Television Stations division, and distributed through the syndication structure of 20th Television.
The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) is an independent agency of the United States federal government that offers support and funding for projects exhibiting artistic excellence.
National Heritage Academies, Inc. (NHA) is a for-profit education management organization headquartered in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA; pronounced, like "Noah") is an American scientific agency within the United States Department of Commerce that focuses on the conditions of the oceans, major waterways, and the atmosphere.
The National Premier Soccer League (NPSL) is an American soccer league commonly recognized as being a fourth tier league although it has been given no official designation by US Soccer.
The National Weather Service (NWS) is an agency of the United States Federal Government that is tasked with providing weather forecasts, warnings of hazardous weather, and other weather-related products to organizations and the public for the purposes of protection, safety, and general information.
The NBA G League is the National Basketball Association's official minor league basketball organization.
The National Broadcasting Company (NBC) is an American English language commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast.
The Netherlands (Nederland), often referred to as Holland, is a country located mostly in Western Europe with a population of seventeen million.
New England is a geographical region comprising six states of the northeastern United States: Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut.
New York is a state in the northeastern United States.
Newsweek is an American weekly magazine founded in 1933.
Nielsen Media Research (NMR) is an American firm that measures media audiences, including television, radio, theatre films (via the AMC Theatres MAP program) and newspapers.
Non-Hispanic whites or whites not of Hispanic or Latino origin (commonly referred to as Anglo-Americans)Mish, Frederic C., Editor in Chief Webster's Tenth New Collegiate Dictionary Springfield, Massachusetts, U.S.A.:1994--Merriam-Webster See original definition (definition #1) of Anglo in English: It is defined as a synonym for Anglo-American--Page 86 are European Americans who are not of Hispanic or Latino origin/ethnicity, as defined by the United States Census Bureau.
The Northwest Territory in the United States was formed after the American Revolutionary War (1775-1783), and was known formally as the Territory Northwest of the River Ohio.
Northwood University (NU) is a private university in the United States located in Midland, Michigan (opened in 1961).
The Odawa (also Ottawa or Odaawaa), said to mean "traders", are an Indigenous American ethnic group who primarily inhabit land in the northern United States and southern Canada.
The Ojibwe, Ojibwa, or Chippewa are an Anishinaabeg group of Indigenous Peoples in North America, which is referred to by many of its Indigenous peoples as Turtle Island.
Ole Soccer Club is an American soccer club based in Wyoming, a suburb of Grand Rapids, Michigan.
The Ottawa River (Rivière des Outaouais, Algonquin: Kitchissippi) is a river in the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Quebec.
Our Daily Bread Ministries (formerly RBC Ministries) is a Christian organization founded by Dr.
The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to health sciences: Health sciences – are applied sciences that address the use of science, technology, engineering or mathematics in the delivery of healthcare to human beings.
The following outline provides an overview of and topical guide to the U.S. state of Michigan: Michigan is located in the Great Lakes Region of the United States of America, comprising two peninsulas.
Parral is a city and commune in the Linares Province of Chile's Maule Region.
Paul Brentwood Henry (July 9, 1942 – July 31, 1993) was a professor of political science and politician from the U.S. state of Michigan serving in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1985 until his death from brain cancer in Grand Rapids, Michigan in 1993.
The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) is an American public broadcaster and television program distributor.
Per capita income or average income measures the average income earned per person in a given area (city, region, country, etc.) in a specified year.
The Pere Marquette is a passenger train operated by Amtrak as part of its Michigan Services on the route between Grand Rapids, Michigan, and Chicago, Illinois.
Perugia (Perusia) is the capital city of both the region of Umbria in central Italy, crossed by the river Tiber, and of the province of Perugia.
Peter F. Secchia (born April 15, 1937) is an Italian-American diplomat and businessman.
Petoskey is a city and coastal resort community in the U.S. state of Michigan.
Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services is a psychiatric hospital and behavioral health provider, with the main treatment campus located in Gaines Township, Michigan.
Plains Indians, Interior Plains Indians or Indigenous people of the Great Plains and Canadian Prairies are the Native American tribes and First Nation band governments who have traditionally lived on the greater Interior Plains (i.e. the Great Plains and the Canadian Prairies) in North America.
Plaster Creek is a U.S. Geological Survey.
Polish Americans are Americans who have total or partial Polish ancestry.
Pontiac or Obwandiyag (c. 1720 – April 20, 1769) was an Odawa war chief known for his role in the war named for him, from 1763 to 1766 leading American Indians in a struggle against British military occupation of the Great Lakes region.
Pontiac's War (also known as Pontiac's Conspiracy or Pontiac's Rebellion) was launched in 1763 by a loose confederation of elements of Native American tribes, primarily from the Great Lakes region, the Illinois Country, and Ohio Country who were dissatisfied with British postwar policies in the Great Lakes region after the British victory in the French and Indian War (1754–1763).
Pope Leo XIII (Leone; born Vincenzo Gioacchino Raffaele Luigi Pecci; 2 March 1810 – 20 July 1903) was head of the Catholic Church from 20 February 1878 to his death.
ThePottawatomi, also spelled Pottawatomie and Potawatomi (among many variations), are a Native American people of the Great Plains, upper Mississippi River, and western Great Lakes region. They traditionally speak the Potawatomi language, a member of the Algonquian family. The Potawatomi called themselves Neshnabé, a cognate of the word Anishinaabe. The Potawatomi were part of a long-term alliance, called the Council of Three Fires, with the Ojibwe and Odawa (Ottawa). In the Council of Three Fires, the Potawatomi were considered the "youngest brother" and were referred to in this context as Bodéwadmi, a name that means "keepers of the fire" and refers to the council fire of three peoples. In the 19th century, they were pushed to the west by European/American encroachment in the late 18th century and removed from their lands in the Great Lakes region to reservations in Oklahoma. Under Indian Removal, they eventually ceded many of their lands, and most of the Potawatomi relocated to Nebraska, Kansas, and Indian Territory, now in Oklahoma. Some bands survived in the Great Lakes region and today are federally recognized as tribes. In Canada, there are over 20 First Nation bands.
Prairie School was a late 19th- and early 20th-century architectural style, most common to the Midwestern United States.
The Premier Basketball League, often abbreviated to the PBL, was an American professional men's basketball minor league that began play in January 2008.
The Premier League of America (PLA) was an American soccer league consisting of teams in cities in the Great Lakes region of the United States.
A premiere or première is the debut (first public presentation) of a play, film, dance, or musical composition.
The Presbyterian Church (USA), or PC (USA), is a mainline Protestant Christian denomination in the United States.
The Protestant Reformed Churches in America (PRC) or (PRCA) is a Protestant denomination of 31 churches and over 8,000 members.
Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary (PRTS) is a conservative Reformed seminary located in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Race and ethnicity in the United States Census, defined by the federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the United States Census Bureau, are self-identification data items in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify, and indicate whether or not they are of Hispanic or Latino origin (the only categories for ethnicity).
Racine is a city in and the county seat of Racine County, Wisconsin, United States.
A radio station is a set of equipment necessary to carry on communication via radio waves.
The Reformed Church in America (RCA) is a mainline Reformed Protestant denomination in Canada and the United States.
The Republican Party, also referred to as the GOP (abbreviation for Grand Old Party), is one of the two major political parties in the United States, the other being its historic rival, the Democratic Party.
Richard Marvin DeVos Sr. (born March 4, 1926) is an American billionaire businessman, co-founder of Amway with Jay Van Andel (company restructured as Alticor in 2000), and owner of the Orlando Magic basketball team.
River House Condominiums is a residential skyscraper built on the west bank of the Grand River in downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan located next to Bridgewater Place.
Rix Robinson (1789–1875) was a Michigan pioneer.
Robert Adam (3 July 1728 – 3 March 1792) was a Scottish neoclassical architect, interior designer and furniture designer.
Robert Morris (born February 9, 1931 in Kansas City, Missouri) is an American sculptor, conceptual artist and writer.
The Roger B. Chaffee Planetarium, named for astronaut Roger B. Chaffee, was constructed in the early 1960s as part of the Public Museum of Grand Rapids.
Roger Joseph Ebert (June 18, 1942 – April 4, 2013) was an American film critic, historian, journalist, screenwriter, and author.
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Grand Rapids (Dioecesis Grandcataractensis) is a diocese of the Roman Catholic Church in western Michigan, in the United States.
Rosa Parks Circle is a plaza located in the heart of Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Rosalynn Bliss (born August 3, 1975) is an American politician, social worker, and mayor of Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Schmohz Brewing Company is a brewery and taproom located in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Schuler Books & Music, formerly known as simply Schuler Books, is a small Michigan chain of bookstores.
Severe weather refers to any dangerous meteorological phenomena with the potential to cause damage, serious social disruption, or loss of human life.
Twin towns or sister cities are a form of legal or social agreement between towns, cities, counties, oblasts, prefectures, provinces, regions, states, and even countries in geographically and politically distinct areas to promote cultural and commercial ties.
Smiths Group plc is a British multinational diversified engineering business headquartered in London, United Kingdom.
The Society of Jesus (SJ – from Societas Iesu) is a scholarly religious congregation of the Catholic Church which originated in sixteenth-century Spain.
South Gull Lake is an unincorporated community in Ross Township, Kalamazoo County in the U.S. state of Michigan.
SpartanNash is an American food distributor and grocery store retailer headquartered in Byron Center, Michigan.
Spectrum Health System, commonly known as Spectrum Health, is a not-for-profit, integrated, managed care health care organization based in West Michigan.
Steelcase is a United States-based furniture company founded in 1912 in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Steketee's was a department store based in Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States.
Stephen Antonakos (Στέφανος Αντωνάκος; November 1, 1926 in Agios Nikolaos, Laconia, Greece – August 17, 2013, New York City) was a Greek born American sculptor most well known for his abstract sculptures often incorporating neon.
Stout Air Services was an airline based in the United States.
Stretch wrap or stretch film is a highly stretchable plastic film that is wrapped around items.
Stucco or render is a material made of aggregates, a binder and water.
A term limit is a legal restriction that limits the number of terms an officeholder may serve in a particular elected office.
Tertiary education, also referred to as third stage, third level, and postsecondary education, is the educational level following the completion of a school providing a secondary education.
The Grand Rapids Press is a daily newspaper published in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The Onion is an American digital media company and news satire organization that publishes articles on international, national, and local news.
The Pointer Sisters are an American R&B singing group from Oakland, California, who achieved mainstream success during the 1970s and 1980s.
The Polar Express is a 2004 American 3D computer-animated film based on the 1985 children's book of the same name by Chris Van Allsburg, who also served as one of the executive producers on the film.
A trauma center (or trauma centre) is a hospital equipped and staffed to provide care for patients suffering from major traumatic injuries such as falls, motor vehicle collisions, or gunshot wounds.
A tumulus (plural tumuli) is a mound of earth and stones raised over a grave or graves.
Turnstone is an office furniture company based in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), co-founded by Mike Italiano, David Gottfried and Rick Fedrizzi in 1993, is a private 501(c)3, membership-based non-profit organization that promotes sustainability in building design, construction, and operation.
A state is a constituent political entity of the United States.
The United Church of Christ (UCC) is a mainline Protestant Christian denomination based in the United States, with historical confessional roots in the Reformed, Lutheran, Congregational and evangelical Protestant traditions, and "with over 5,000 churches and nearly one million members".
The United Football League was a professional minor league American football league that operated between 1961 and 1964.
The United Methodist Church (UMC) is a mainline Protestant denomination and a major part of Methodism.
The United Reformed Churches in North America (URCNA) is a theologically conservative federation of Reformed churches, that was founded in 1996 in Lynwood, Illinois, with many churches having left the Christian Reformed Church in North America.
The United States Census Bureau (USCB; officially the Bureau of the Census, as defined in Title) is a principal agency of the U.S. Federal Statistical System, responsible for producing data about the American people and economy.
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), also known as the Agriculture Department, is the U.S. federal executive department responsible for developing and executing federal laws related to farming, forestry, and food.
The United States Department of Energy (DOE) is a cabinet-level department of the United States Government concerned with the United States' policies regarding energy and safety in handling nuclear material.
The United States Geological Survey (USGS, formerly simply Geological Survey) is a scientific agency of the United States government.
The United States Postal Service (USPS; also known as the Post Office, U.S. Mail, or Postal Service) is an independent agency of the United States federal government responsible for providing postal service in the United States, including its insular areas and associated states.
United Women's Soccer (UWS, also commonly abbreviated UWoSo) is a second-division pro-am women's soccer league in the United States.
Universal Forest Products, Inc. is an American company that manufactures and distributes wood and wood-alternative products, pressure-treated wood, engineered roof systems for site-built construction and manufactured housing, and a solid-sawn lumber buyer.
Van Andel Arena is a 10,834-seat multi-purpose arena, situated in the Heartside district of Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States.
The Vernon J. Ehlers Station is a train station in Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States served by Amtrak, the U.S. national railroad passenger system.
Vocational education is education that prepares people to work in various jobs, such as a trade, a craft, or as a technician.
Water fluoridation is the controlled addition of fluoride to a public water supply to reduce tooth decay.
Wayland is a city in Allegan County in the U.S. state of Michigan.
Wealthy Theatre is a historic movie theatre and performance center in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
West Catholic High School in Grand Rapids, Michigan was opened in 1962.
West Michigan and Western Michigan are terms for an arbitrary region in the U.S. state of Michigan's Lower Peninsula.
The West Michigan Conference is one of 59 Annual Conferences of The United Methodist Church in the United States.
The West Michigan Whitecaps are a Class A Minor League Baseball team, affiliated with the Detroit Tigers, that plays in the Midwest League.
Western Michigan University (WMU) is a public research university in Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States.
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School is an American law school.
WGVU-TV, virtual channel 35 (VHF digital channel 11), is a Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) member television station licensed to Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States.
White Cloud is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan.
White Pigeon is a village in St. Joseph County in the U.S. state of Michigan.
Widdicomb Furniture Company was an American furniture company.
WLLA-DT, virtual channel 64 (UHF digital channel 45), is a religious independent television station serving Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States that is licensed to Kalamazoo.
Wolverine World Wide, Inc. or Wolverine Worldwide is an American footwear manufacturer based in Rockford, Michigan, known for its own brand, Wolverine Boots and Shoes, as well as its subsidiaries such as Hush Puppies and Merrell.
WOOD-TV, virtual channel 8 (VHF digital channel 7), is an NBC-affiliated television station licensed to Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States.
WOTV, virtual channel 41 (UHF digital channel 20), is an ABC-affiliated television station licensed to Battle Creek, Michigan, United States.
WWMT, virtual channel 3 (VHF digital channel 8), is a CBS-affiliated television station serving Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States that is licensed to Kalamazoo.
WXMI, virtual channel 17 (UHF digital channel 19), is a Fox-affiliated television station licensed to Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States.
WXSP-CD, virtual and UHF digital channel 15, is a MyNetworkTV-affiliated television station licensed to Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States.
Wyoming is a city in Kent County, Michigan.
WZZM, virtual and VHF digital channel 13, is an ABC-affiliated television station licensed to Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States.
The term "Yankee" and its contracted form "Yank" have several interrelated meanings, all referring to people from the United States; its various senses depend on the context.
Yosemite National Park is an American national park lying in the western Sierra Nevada of California.
Zapopan is a city and municipality located in the Mexican state of Jalisco.
ZIP Codes are a system of postal codes used by the United States Postal Service (USPS) since 1963.
Zondervan is an international Christian media and publishing company located in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
1,000 Places to See Before You Die is a 2003 travel book by Patricia Schultz, published by Workman.
The 1834 Dutch Reformed Church split, or the Secession of 1834 (Afscheiding van 1834), known simply as Afscheiding ("separation, secession, split"), refers to a split that occurred within the Dutch Reformed Church in 1834.
The 2010 United States Census (commonly referred to as the 2010 Census) is the twenty-third and most recent United States national census.
The 2013 Grand Rapids flood lasted from April 12 to 25, 2013, affecting multiple areas in the Grand Rapids metropolitan area.
The 2017 United Women's Soccer season was the 23nd season of pro-am women's soccer in the United States, and the 2nd season of the UWS league.
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