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  "Grand River, Michigan - Great Rivers - Angler's OnLine"
During low flows all of the rapids are accessible to wading anglers but as the river rises, one must limit his or her wading to certain locations.
The Red Cedar River joins the Grand in the city of Lansing and is the first major tributary to add its flow to the mainstream.
In this reach the river rapidly changes from a relatively narrow soft-bottomed stream to one that is broad with a firm gravel and sand substrate.
www.flyanglersonline.com /features/greatrivers/grand   (3208 words)

  
  City of Grand Rapids - History of Grand Rapids
Grand Rapids is the county seat of Kent County which boasts a population count of over 500,000, covering 856 square miles.
In 1916 the citizens of Grand Rapids voted to adopt a home rule charter that abolished the old aldermanic systems and replaced it with a commission-manager form of government, one of the first in the country.
Grand Rapids led the nation in 1945 when it became the first city in the United States to add fluoride to its drinking water.
www.grand-rapids.mi.us /index.pl?page_id=12   (522 words)

  
 Grand Rapids Michigan History, Entertainment & Fun
Grand Rapids Michigan, is the second largest city in Michigan and ranks 48th in size among all U.S. cities.
Grand Rapids and surrounding Kent County offers a Presidential museum, an international airport, dozens of art galleries, eight universities and colleges, several major malls, a city zoo, nature preserve, summer festivals, concerts, its own sports teams and even a world-class botanical garden and outdoor art facility.
Grand Rapids, Michigan, was given its name by early French settlers because of the mile-long rapids that ran through the area on the Grand River.
www.free4allcity.com /michigan/info/grandrapids.htm   (982 words)

  
 Grand River (Michigan) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Grand Rapids was built on the site of a large rapids on the river although this has disappeared after the installation of a low head dam and later a fish ladder.
Before roads, canals, and railroads, the Grand River was an important navigational route through the Lower Peninsula of Michigan, used for centuries by various Native American tribes and later by explorers and white settlers.
Grand River Avenue (or Grand River Road) was built early in the settlement of Michigan and runs from the head of navigation on the Grand to downtown Detroit.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Grand_River_(Michigan)   (445 words)

  
 Charter Fishing Lake Michigan select a Charter Captain by Michigan fishing port
Mary's River, Saginaw River, Tittabawassee, tributaries of Lake St. Clair and Lake Erie; Detroit River and St.
Clair River, and tributaries to Lake Michigan; Grand River, Manistee River, Muskegon River, Pere Marquette, Pentwater and the St.
Michigan Charter Boat Association and the individual members are dedicated to establishing a professional charter industry in the State of Michigan.
www.micharterboats.com /riverguides.html   (294 words)

  
 Seeing The Light - Grand Haven Pier Lighthouse
With Grand Haven's increasing importance as a shipping port, a flurry of petitions demanding that piers and lighthouses be built to protect the growing harbor made their way to Washington.
These revetments extended along the south shore of the river from the Government Basin to the Beach, and terminated in a short pier protecting the south side of the harbor entrance.
The "Piers and Revetments at Grand Haven" were awarded reference number 95001161 on the National Register of Historic Places on October 23 1995, better insuring their long-term survival as a valuable historical asset.
www.terrypepper.com /lights/michigan/grandhavenpier/grandhaven.htm   (1065 words)

  
 A Michigan Thing - Grand Haven
Grand Haven is conveniently located on the Lake Michigan shore directly west of Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Grand Haven has been designated as Coast Guard City USA and plays host the last weekend of July through the first weekend of August for the Coast Guard Festival.
Grand Haven City Beach and the beach at Grand Haven State Park were selected among the best beaches in the country by Good Morning America on July 27th, 2005.
www.amichiganthing.com /grand_haven.shtml   (307 words)

  
 Michigan Historical Marker: The Grand River
The Grand River and its valley were formed by the melting of the continental glacier that retreated from this area some 12,000 years ago.
Lansing is located in the upper portion of the river basin where the Grand changes direction from northward to westward.
In the mid-nineteenth century the Grand became an important means of transportation for logs and lumber.
www.michmarkers.com /Pages/S0617.htm   (261 words)

  
 ::: Grand River Builders : 616 454-9337 :::
It requires not only these same skills, and same raw materials, but also an understanding of historic design and the appropriate use of modern materials.
Since 1987, Grand River Builders has been providing these skills to historic building restoration projects in West Michigan.
We are successful because at the heart of Grand River Builders is a craftsman, not a contractor.
www.grandriverbuilders.com /index.html   (121 words)

  
 Michigan Vacations - State Of Michigan - Michigan Hotels
The Radisson Hotel Grand Rapids Riverfront is located in Grand Rapids, Mich., on the banks of the Grand River.
The Travelodge Grand Rapids is located in Grand Rapids, Mich., five miles from downtown Grand Rapids.
Manistee National Forest is one of the most beautiful nature areas in the state of Michigan.
www.michiganhotelfinder.com   (549 words)

  
 Grand Rapids | Visitors | Facts & Trivia
Grand Rapids was originally known as the “Furniture Capital” of the nation.
It is Michigan’s second largest city with a metropolitan population of 1,302,372.
Grand Rapids is located three hours from Chicago and 35 minutes from the sandy beaches of Lake Michigan.
www.visitgrandrapids.org /visit-facts.php   (546 words)

  
 Grand River - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Ottawa River was formerly known as the "Grand River"
Part of the Colorado River was formerly known as the "Grand River"
Grand River Avenue is a road in Michigan that partially parallels the course of the Grand River in that state.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Grand_River   (136 words)

  
 Grand River Cottage Rentals in Grand Haven, Michigan
Nestled on the shore of the Grand River this vacation spot is ideal for families that love boating in the Grand Haven, Michigan area.
There is direct access to Lake Michigan via the Grand River with miles of water frontage including the wildlife nature preserve island directly across from this vacation property.
Bring your bikes, this great location is also on the bike path connecting you to a new million dollar bike path bridge over Spring Lake and the Grand River that provides safe direct access between all the Tri-cities for your bike riding enjoyment.
www.westmichiganvacations.com /riverfront.htm   (307 words)

  
 TrustWatch Search
An organization managing vital land and water resources in the Grand River watershed, in partnership with its member municipalities and the...
Grand River vacations: Visit TripAdvisor, your source for the web's best reviews and travel articles about tourism and vacation packages in...
The Grand Canyon River Runners Association is a non-profit group working to preserve public access to the Colorado River in Grand Canyon...
www.trustwatch.com /search?q=Grand+River   (276 words)

  
 Michigan's West Coast - Holland, Grand Haven, Muskegon, Grand Rapids
Grand Haven State Park and Tunnel Park in Holland are great sites for swimming.
Fifth Third River Bank Run is the largest 25K road race in the U.S. - and the course, starting in downtown Grand Rapids, is just one of many local runners can follow every day of the year.
White Pine Trail, north of Grand Rapids, is the longest rail-to-trail Linear State Park in Michigan - ideal for running and biking.
www.michiganswestcoast.com /coasting_routes-sports_and_recreation.php   (455 words)

  
 Watershed Website - Grand River
The Grand River Watershed encompasses all of Cannon Township and most of Kent County.
The Grand River runs from Hillsdale and Jackson Counties and flows about 270 miles to Lake Michigan at Grand Haven.
The Grand River is Michigan’s longest river and its watershed also covers the largest area in the state at 5,572 square miles.
www.cannontwp.org /watershed/grand_river.html   (223 words)

  
 Gerald Ford Makes Final Journey Home - Politics
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- Gerald R. Ford was laid to rest on the grounds of his presidential museum Wednesday after eight days of mourning and remembrance that spanned the country, from the California desert to the nation's capital and back to Ford's boyhood home.
"Grand Rapids returned his affection many times over," which was "unforgettably demonstrated by the tens of thousands who stood in line for hours outside the museum, braving the cold to assure that his last night was anything but lonely," Smith said.
Draped over the back of one pew at the funeral was a blue blanket with the letter "M" emblazoned on it, symbolizing Ford's alma mater, the University of Michigan, where he played football for national championship teams in 1932 and 1933.
www.nbc5.com /politics/10661711/detail.html   (815 words)

  
 Grand River Avenue 2001 Urban Design Charrette | University of Michigan | TCAUP
Grand River Avenue 2001 Urban Design Charrette
Grand River Avenue, the remnant of an old Native American trail, extends to Lansing.
It was with aspirations of reviving that urban vibrancy that the Detroit Design Charrette set out to visualize new developments for the Grand River corridor.
www.tcaup.umich.edu /charrette/grandriver01.html   (105 words)

  
 Grand River, Michigan
The Grand down by GR is going to be blown for sometime with this weather we are expected to have.
With the water levels that we have had this year I would not doubt that the upper reaches and upper tribs of the Grand are or will be fishing well.
When the Grand river does clear up I doubt you will want to be anywhere near 6thst with all the internet hype lately, that is unless you are looking for crowded water.
www.questoutdoors.net /phpBB2/post-13051.html   (511 words)

  
 Grand Rapids Apartment Rentals
As Michigan’s second largest city, it is the county seat of Kent County and the principle city in West Michigan.
Its name comes from its location on the banks of the Grand River (where, yes, there were once rapids).
With the average Grand Rapids apartment rentals clocking in at just $531/month, life here is extremely affordable.
www.101apartments.com /rent/Michigan/Grand-Rapids.asp   (593 words)

  
 Grand Haven, Michigan
United States > Michigan > Michigan - Lower Peninsula
Grand Haven is located at the mouth of the Grand River, it is a popular spot for tourists who come for the beaches, bayous, rolling dunes and wooded hills.
It is also a busy pot due to the location along Lake Michigan.
www.planetware.com /michigan/grand-haven-us-mi-gh.htm   (95 words)

  
 DEQ - Lower Grand River Watershed
The Lower Grand River watershed is approximately 3,020 square miles, and includes the Thornapple River, Flat River, and Rogue River Watersheds, which flow into the Grand River, and enters Lake Michigan at Grand Haven.
The Lower Grand River Watershed is approved under the CMI administrative rules and was funded under section 319.
The watershed is 53% agricultural, and includes the metropolitan area of Grand Rapids.
michigan.gov /deq/0,1607,7-135-3313_3682_3714_31581-104284--,00.html   (189 words)

  
 River's Bend Guide Service - Fish the greate rivers of Michigan for Trout, Steelhead and Salmon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
steelhead, salmon, and trout fishing on north western michigan's muskegon river with a guide is fun.steelhead, salmon, and trout fishing on north western michigan's grand river with a guide is fun.
john kolehouse is a river guide on north western michigan's pere marquette river.
the grand river can be fished in grand rapids, michigan.
www.riversbendguideservice.com /michigan.htm   (454 words)

  
 FOXNews.com - Gerald Ford Laid to Rest in Michigan Hometown - Politics | Republican Party | Democratic Party | ...
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Vice President Dick Cheney handed the flag which draped Gerald R. Ford's casket to his widow Betty moments before the 38th president was laid to rest at his presidential museum and library in his hometown.
Grand Rapids was the city that Ford called home.
"Grand Rapids returned his affection many times over and was unforgettably demonstrated by the tens of thousands who stood in line for hours outside the museum, braving the cold to assure that his last night was anything by lonely," Smith said.
www.foxnews.com /story/0,2933,240961,00.html   (1223 words)

  
 Grand River Magnet School - Lansing, Michigan - MI - school overview
Be the first to review Grand River Magnet School - tell other parents what you think.
An opportunity for the principal at Grand River Magnet School to speak about curriculum, special programs, activities, goals and more.
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www.greatschools.net /modperl/browse_school/mi/2248   (201 words)

  
 Conestoga Grand River Cmpgrnd, Michigan
Conestoga Grand River Cmpgrnd is located in an area with lots of fun things to do and when you're here you're always having a good time.
High quality water resistant topo map of Conestoga Grand River Cmpgrnd, Michigan.
These outdoors activities are available near Conestoga Grand River Cmpgrnd.
www.hikercentral.com /campgrounds/105975.html   (595 words)

  
 A Michigan Thing - Lansing
Situated on the Grand River, Michigan’s third largest city is best known as the State’s Capital and the birthplace of the Oldsmobile Brand.
Having a population of just over a hundred thousand (one tenth that of Detroit), Lansing is easy to navigate- generally devoid of rush hour traffic and congestion.
If it’s large retail chains and malls you are after, then try the Okemos Mall east of the MSU campus, or swing around to the west side and enjoy the big box stores and the Lansing Mall.
www.amichiganthing.com /lansing.shtml   (541 words)

  
 My Michigan Jobs
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 Grand Haven Michigan Rental - Condominium
Enjoy this private, Grand River frontage condominium at Spring Lake just minutes away from Grand Haven with free access to all the facilities of the Holiday Inn just steps away.
Charter fishing and scenic cruise boats are located nearby at the adjacent Holiday Inn Marina and the Grand Isle Marina.
There is a new, million-dollar, bike path bridge over Spring Lake and the Grand River that provides safe direct access into Grand Haven.
www.vrbo.com /42077   (424 words)

  
 MDOT - M-45 (Fulton St.) / Grand River
MDOT - M-45 (Fulton St.) / Grand River
This bridge was dedicated to William H. Dean, a citizen of Grand Rapids, on September 29, 1928.
This five-span bridge is the second longest example of an open spandrel design known to survive in Michigan, with an overall length of 536 feet.
www.michigan.gov /mdot/0,1607,7-151-9620_11154_11188-29629--,00.html   (67 words)

  
 Knutilla, R.L., 1968, Regional draft storage relationships for the Grand River basin, Michigan: U.S. Geological Survey ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Knutilla, R.L., 1968, Regional draft storage relationships for the Grand River basin, Michigan: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report, unnumbered.
Regional draft storage relationships for the Grand River basin, Michigan, 1968
Knutilla, R.L., 1968, Regional draft storage relationships for the Grand River basin, Michigan: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 68-162.
mi.water.usgs.gov /reports/Knutilla7.html   (57 words)

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