Contact Us

Wendy Reed

Catch Wendy Reed while you work, Middays on Channel 95-7. Tune in to stay current with what’s happening in West Michigan, and for the best mix of hot hits in Grand Rapids. Wendy is equally likely to compliment your cute shoes, condemn you for wearing leggings as pants, or invite you out to drink beer and watch a baseball game. Wendy loves her dog (Harry Potter), New Kids On The Block, live blogging her life, and eating out (aka not having to cook). Her hobbies include Facebook, reading, and pinning crafts on Pinterest that she’ll never make. Stream online at mychannel957.com!
Mario Tama/Getty Images
Mario Tama/Getty Images
[

Search Continues For Shooting Suspect Near Ferris State University

UPDATE (12:30am): Authorities are reporting that they have the suspect in custody. No other details are being released at this time. A press conference will be held Sunday morning.

Police in Big Rapids are continuing their search for a suspect after an off-campus shooting early Saturday morning near Ferris State University.

According to Ferris State's Department of Public Safety, Police are in search of a suspected shooter who, earlier this morning, walked into an off-campus apartment at Venlo Place in Big Rapids and shot a man, who is a student at Ferris State.

Read More

Townsquare Media
Townsquare Media
[

If Your Cell Phone Rings Once From an Unknown Number, Don’t Call Back – It Could Cost You $30

Here's a tip on the latest huge cellphone scam.  If you get a call on your cell from an unknown number, and it only rings once, do NOT call it back.

You might be tempted, thinking it's a super great job offer, or a long-lost friend, or some super-hot guy you gave your number to once, but it's not.

Read More

PurdueUniversity_GoogleMaps
[

One Dead and One in Custody in Purdue University Shooting [Video]

Purdue University officials confirmed Tuesday night that one man was fatally shot and one suspect was taken into custody following a shooting that occurred on campus around noon Tuesday.

"Our police reacted quickly, and the university alert notification system was activated immediately," said Tim Sands, Purdue's provost. "Our primary concern was to secure the building and make sure students were safe."

Cody M. Cousins, 23, walked into an Electrical Engineering Building classroom, firing several shots and killing 21-year-old Andrew F. Boldt, Purdue Police Chief John Cox said.

Cox confirmed that both men are students at Purdue, but the connection between the two is not completely clear.

Read More

Category: News
Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images
Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images
[

Seattle’s Richard Sherman Explains 49er Incident and Postgame Comments

The end of the Seattle Seahawks/ San Francisco 49ers game on Sunday night was a finish most football fans hope for in a game so close between two teams who are so good. An interception by Seattle cornerback Richard Sherman in the end zone ended the game, giving Seattle a 23-17 win sending the Seahawks to the Super Bowl.

But what happened after that interception seems to be all that people are talking about, and with good reason.

Read More

flickr, rbatina
flickr, rbatina
[

New Japanese Trend – Frilly Men’s Underwear

Not wanting men to feel left out any longer when it comes the the world of frilly and completely impractical undergarments, a Japanese company has started selling frilly bra and panties sets for men.

The company who makes them, HommeMystere says that they're receiving a ton of interest for these sets, and I suppose I can understand why.

Read More

Category: Reviews, Weird News
hqdefault6
[

Whitecaps After Fifth Third Ballpark Fire: ‘They Will Come Again’ [Video]

The West Michigan Whitecaps' ownership expects to rebuild Fifth Third Ballpark in the wake of a Friday blaze that damaged the Comstock Park facility.

A space heater started a small blaze Friday morning at the ballpark, but workers believed they had put it out. They returned to find the space in flames, Plainfield Township Fire Chief David Peterson said.

Fifth Third Ballpark is the home of the Midwest League Class A professional baseball team. It is slated to host the 50th Midwest League All-Star Game on June 17, 2014.

Team officials expect the Whitecaps to play the 2014 season, host the all-star game and rebuild the ballpark.

Read More

WZZM-13
WZZM-13
[

Fifth Third Ballpark Fire [Video Link]

UPDATE (2:50pm): In a news conference held Friday afternoon, West Michigan Whitecaps Managing Partner Denny Baxter shed some light on the fire and on the future of Fifth Third Ballpark and the West Michigan Whitecaps. He said of the future: "If we rebuild it, they will come once again." Baxter assured the community that the Whitecaps will be playing baseball come April 8th of this year (opening day). He got choked up several times during the news conference, and expressed that the Whitecaps organization is "more than a business, it's a community member."

Read More

flickr, Texas T's
flickr, Texas T's
[

Lake Superior State University Releases 2014′s ‘Banished Words List’

Lake Superior State - the smallest public university in Michigan - has released its annual list of banished words. The list’s proper name is the List of Words Banished from the Queen’s English for Mis-Use, Over-Use and General Uselessness, and has been a Lake Superior tradition since 1976.

What words have been banned this year?

Read More

Category: Michigan News, Reviews

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://wgrd.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on WGRD 97.9 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Please solve this simple math problem to prove that you are a real person.

Register on WGRD 97.9 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!