Contact Us
West Michigan News

West Michigan News - Page 12

Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images
Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images
[

Time to Spring Forward This Weekend [Infographic]

Remember to set those clocks forward Saturday night as daylight saving time returns at 2 a.m. EST Sunday.

With the change, it is going to be lighter sooner. That means changes in routines a bit, whether that's driving, bicycling or walking.

Read More

Sean Gallup/Getty Images
Sean Gallup/Getty Images
[

New Movies (This Week) Include ‘Chappie,’ ‘The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel’ and ‘Unfinished Business’ [Video]

Since winter never ends, it's good to have a big weekend of movie releases to pass the time until spring.

Chappie, The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel and Unfinished Business are just a few of the movies opening this weekend.

Read More

RS2432_94130125-630x4191
[

Music Friday Songs for March 6

Each Friday, “The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show” replaces its regular “back-with” music with songs from our own music collections.

They can be anything, from corny mash-ups, rock, country, mid-Michigan '70s butt rock or anything in between.

Here’s the list of Music Friday songs from today's show.

Read More

Jeff Swensen/Getty Images
Jeff Swensen/Getty Images
[

Someone Sent Eric Zane Some Mail [Photos]

Someone sent Eric Zane some mail to the radio station.

They obviously know how much of a pizza aficionado Zane is. So, they figured he'd enjoy some nice, light reading.

Read More

Rick Martinez/100.5 The River
Rick Martinez/100.5 The River
[

Spirit Crowns Gilda’s LaughFest Community Kickoff, Even If World Record Doesn’t [Videos]

A paper crown-capped world record was part of the agenda at the Gilda's LaughFest Community Kickoff.

While the world mark set last July didn't tumble, the throngs at Fountain Street Church in Grand Rapids more than made up for it in spirit, energy, effusiveness and antics Thursday night.

Read More

Stephen Smith/Executive Visions
Stephen Smith/Executive Visions
[

Union Girls’ Basketball’s Tyra Williams Named High School Athlete of the Week

Tyra Williams, who captains Union High School's girls' basketball team, is this week's Meijer-97.9 WGRD High School Athlete of the Week.

Read More

Ryan McVay/ThinkStock
Ryan McVay/ThinkStock
[

Grand Rapids Man Develops Automatic Toilet Seat Closer [Video]

"Why can't you remember to put the toilet seat down?!"

How many times have you had that fight?

Grand Rapids resident Tom Reminga has developed an automatic toilet-seat closer that could help you with that.

Read More

Oksana Kostyushko/ThinkStock
Oksana Kostyushko/ThinkStock
[

$1 Million Mega Millions Prize Still Unclaimed After Seven Months

The Michigan Lottery has a $1 million mystery, and it's waiting for a lucky player from West Michigan to come forward and solve it.

Seven months ago, one lucky ticket matched the first five numbers –- 25-28-36-45-53 -– in the Aug. 5, 2014 Mega Millions drawing to win $1 million. The Lottery has yet to hear from the lucky winner.

Read More

ThinkStock
ThinkStock
[

79-Year-Old Jenison Man Dies in Fatal Home Fire [Video]

A 79-year-old Jenison man died late Wednesday night from injuries suffered in a home fire, the Ottawa County Sheriff's Office told WZZM-13.

Read More

Free Beer & Hot Wings
Free Beer & Hot Wings
[

A Look Inside Dumber Than Zane Trivia on ‘Free Beer & Hot Wings’

Each week on "The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show," we play Dumber Than Zane Trivia for a $500 cash prize.

It's done Thursdays on our show.

Read More

FotoMaximum/ThinkStock
FotoMaximum/ThinkStock
[

Man Dies of Heroin Overdose in Grand Rapids Coffee Shop’s Restroom

Police say that a man found dead in a coffee house in Grand Rapids' Eastown neighborhood Wednesday morning died of a heroin overdose.

The unnamed 35-year-old was discovered in the bathroom of Kava House, 1445 Lake Drive SE.

Read More

Wayland -- Wayland
[

Wayland’s Coming Home to The Intersection on May 30 [Video]

After a long time away from home, Wayland is returning to the home turf of The Intersection on May 30!

Read More

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your 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 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 just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://wgrd.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your 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.

(Forgot your password?)

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

Sign up to have exclusive Freeloaders contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.