Contact Us
summer

summer

Creatas
Creatas
[

Our ‘Dear John’ Letter to Michigan Summers

As we roll into our last "unofficial" weekend of Summer, there are a few things Rob would like to say to the soon to be gone season.

Read More

text bye, bye summer in a chalkboard on the beach
ThinkStock
[

Things Michiganders Say as Summer Comes to an End

It's a rough time for most Michiganders as summer comes to an end, but there are some things worth looking forward to!

Read More

Dachshund Racing In Melbourne To Celebrate Oktoberfest
Scott Barbour, Getty Images
[

Rent a Wiener Dog for $5 Per Day at This Michigan Vacation Home

Nothing beats summer vacation in Michigan. Long, sunny days are made better with beaches, boats, campfires and pets.

You can always rent a boat if you don't own one. Now you can rent a dog too!

One Michigan vacation rental will include a dachshund dog for $5 per day.

Read More

Water jet
hbak, ThinkStock
[

Sparta Opens New Splash Pad [Video]

There's still a lot of summer ahead to celebrate and you can be sure that's exactly what kids (and adults) will be doing in Sparta with the splash pad that just opened today!

Read More

Category: West Michigan News Tags: ,
Free Beer & Hot Wings
Free Beer & Hot Wings
[

Woman Hospitalized After An 83-Foot Cliff Jump Resulted In The Worst Belly Flop Ever

The biggest and probably the most painful belly flop you will ever see! A woman takes a leap of faith and does a 83 foot belly flop!

Read More

Harrison Watersports/YouTube
Harrison Watersports/YouTube
[

It’s Time To Take A Day Trip to The Floating Water Park On Lake Michigan!

This is pretty awesome!  Fox 17 is reporting the “inflatable water park” in Whiting Indiana on the shores of Lake Michigan, is finally open...

Read More

178095373
monkeybusinessimages/ThinkStock
[

Kids Can Get Free Lunches at the Grand Rapids Public Library This Summer!

To ensure no kid goes hungry, the Grand Rapids Public Library will be offering free lunches this summer to kids 18 and under.

According to their Facebook post, lunches will be available on Tuesday's from 11:30 a...

Read More

job application form
vinnstock, ThinkStock
[

Grand Rapids has Strongest Job Prospects in the Country

Last week's ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey ranked the country's 100 largest metropolitan areas after surveying 11,000 employers.

The results show Grand Rapids has the strongest net employment outlook for July, August and September of 2017.

Read More

Category: Grand Rapids News Tags: , ,
Car Thief Trying Door Handle
Daisy-Daisy/ThinkStock
[

GRPD Reminding People to Lock Your Car Doors this Summer!

Of course, you should always remember to lock your car door but now that it's summer and more people are spending time outside, it also means an increase of car break-in's...

Read More

Google Street View
Google Street View
[

Your Michigan Library Card Is Good At More Than Just Libraries

Are you a Michigan library card holder?  Did you know that as of May 24th, you can now access hundreds of Michigan’s state parks, historic sites, recreation areas and campgrounds for either free or discounted admission...

Read More

Christine George/TSM
Christine George/TSM
[

Grand Haven Pier Won’t Reopen Until October

Grand Haven is definitely a summer hot spot in West Michigan but unfortunately the pier won't be a part of it this summer.

WOOD-TV reports that structural problems were discovered which is causing the delay...

Read More

High angle view of woman making sand angel at beach
ThinkStock
[

A West Michigan Town is Going to Attempt to Break a World Record this Weekend

Ludington is kicking off their celebration of summer with 'Love Ludington' weekend and one of the biggest events of the weekend is a world record attempt...

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?)

Not a member? Sign up here

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

Sign up for Freeloaders quickly by connecting 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.