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Pere Marquette to Run Faster

Amtrak said in service advisory that the running time of the Chicago-Grand Rapids, Michigan, Pere Marquette will be shortened on Feb. 19.

The schedule changes have not yet been shown on the Amtrak website. 22 more words

Amtrak News

Oncore AV teamed up with Live Nation's engineers for training at their 20 Monroe Live location in downtown Grand Rapids.

Oncore AV teamed up with Live Nation’s engineers for training at their 20 Monroe Live location in downtown Grand Rapids. The training was on JBL Professional (a Harman company) equipment – setting up VTX line arrays and HiQNet’s Performance Manager Software. 78 more words

Bud Not Buddy - by Christopher Paul Curtis (1998)

If you loved “The Watsons Go To Birmingham 1963”, you’re sure to enjoy this book as well. It’s the heart of the Great Depression in Flint, Michigan. 222 more words

Fiction (all Types)

Sunday Night

Slouched on the couch with my dog, I scrolled through my phone half watching Netflix and awaiting my boyfriend’s return with Thia. I heard three pops in quick succession. 382 more words


“What are you doing?” she shouted from the open door on the front porch. Her voice heavy with panic and emotion, shaking and unstable. The hints of hysteria that sometimes proceeds police sirens. 64 more words

STB Grants Trackage Rights to Grand Elk on CSX

A short-line railroad has won approval from the U.S. Surface Transportation Board to use 3.2 miles of CSX track in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

In a unanimous decision, the STB retroactively authorized the acquisition by Grand Elk Railroad of the trackage rights to January 2009, when the Watco Companies leased 126 miles of Norfolk Southern track between Elkhart, Indiana, and Grand Rapids. 251 more words

Railroad News

Birch Church

Dead animals nailed to the wall may scream things but they are rarely romantic. Still, as second choices go parking and stools at the bar were available and they could get burgers and booze. 260 more words