Starting out as a weatherman/TV-Radio host for TV8 in the 70s, Andy also played "Captain Woody" on the TV8 afternoon kids' show. Andy just might be the most recognized personality in the West Michigan area having been on radio and TV for over five decades. Originally a "Hoosier" from Muncie, Indiana, Andy graduated from Ball State University, working in radio and TV in Richmond, Muncie and Indianapolis. Andy is deeply involved in the Grand Rapids and West Michigan community having served on the board of directors of CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates), the Metropolitan YMCA, and Easter Seals-Michigan. He also works with the Salvation Army, DeGage Ministries, JDRF, Disability Advocates, Hope Network, among others. Andy is a busy father and grandfather with seven children and fourteen grandchildren. What's the the best part of his job? The ability to make a difference in the community.
Remember Sam’s Joint? Some of the Best Ribs in Grand Rapids!
Restaurants come and go around here. It's a tough business and only the though survive. One of my favorites over the years, and one that was a survivor, was Sam's Joint.
Is Your Dog in Danger? Do Not Feed Them This Dog Food.
There is a big pet food/dog food recall happening now and if you have this food for your pet the FDA says "destroy" it immediately!
Is Professional Soccer Coming to Grand Rapids With a New Stadium?
Do you think this is the Grand Rapids version of "if you build it and they will come?"
Who is Leaving the Grand Rapids TV Audiences? It’s West Michigan’s Sports Loss!
It was December, 2016 that he joined WZZM-TV13. He hit the ground running and never looked back as he became one of the top sportscasters in Michigan, West Michigan specifically.
The Snowiest Cities in America? Grand Rapids Is One of the Top!
It's not winter yet and already we have broken snowfall records here in West Michigan because Halloween was shockingly snowy! Will winter be this way?
Take a Tour of Former Grand Valley State President’s Home. It’s for Sale!
Do you have $1.6 million dollars burning a hole in your pocket? Boy do I have a deal for you! The historic home that served as Grand Valley State University’s official president’s mansion for 50 years
Why is Walmart Cracking Down on Customers Who Do This?
You just knew that it was too good to last forever. Walmart has been the most friendly retail store in the country to people who use coupons. Oops! That has just changed
Are You Spending Meaningful Time With Your Kids? This Dad Did!
For every father out there you know how special it is to spend time with your kids. And, how rewarding it is to share some "extra special" moments with them.
Where is Michigan’s Best Fall Color? On a Golf Course, of Course!
If you are a golfer you already know the joy of fall golf. Not only are the courses in tip top shape, the weather is usually not to hot and not to cold, but just right.
Is The U of M Football Sign-Stealing Scheme THIS Funny?
This sign stealing thing of U of M football keeps growing by the minute. And now some of it is becoming pretty funny.
Scary Halloween Decorations in Grand Rapids? Sure…Check Them Out!
Wooooo!! Hee, hee, hee, hee! Yikes! Help, help! It's going to be a scary Halloween!
Pot Hole Season is Almost Here – Will Michigan Pay for the Damage?
This is the age old question. Can I get reimbursed for pot hole damage to my car? Is Michigan responsible?