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Celebrating Christmas and the Holiday Season in Rockford [Sponsored]
Celebrate Christmas and the holiday season in Rockford.
Music Friday Songs for April 10
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 and mid-Michigan '70s butt rock to anything in between. Here’s the list of Music Friday songs from today's show.
Ionia Boys’ Basketball’s Austin Gregory Named High School Athlete of the Week
Austin Gregory, a senior who is the all-time scoring leader for Ionia High School's boys' basketball team, has been named Meijer-97.9 WGRD High School Athlete of the Week.
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.
Gravel Bottom Craft Brewery’s Nooky
Gravel Bottom Craft Brewery & Supply Address: 418 Ada Drive, Ada, MI 49357 Website: Gravel Bottom Craft Brewery & Supply Telephone: (616) 920-7398 Hours: Tuesday-Thursday, 2 p.m.-11 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-midnight; Sunday, noon-8 p.m.; Mon...
The Hideout Brewing Company’s Peanut Butter Chocolate Milk Stout
The Hideout Brewing Company Address: 3113 Plaza Drive NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525 Website: http://hideoutbrewing.com/ Telephone: (616) 209-5098 Hours: Monday-Thursday, noon-1 a.m.; Friday-Saturday, noon-2 a.m.; Sunday, noon-midnight Peanut Butter Chocolate Milk Stout The Hideout Brewing Company's Beer of the Month Beer type: Stout (IPA) Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7...
Entertainer-Comedian Kevin Hart Readies What Now? Tour, with Grand Rapids Stop May 17
Entertainer, actor and comedian Kevin Hart is headed out on a North American arena tour hitting 45 cities in the U.S. and Canada, including Grand Rapids' Van Andel Arena on May 17.
Duke Rallies Past Wisconsin for Fifth NCAA Title
Duke won its fifth NCAA Division I men's basketball title on Monday night, getting 23 points from freshman guard Tyus Jones in a 68-63 win over Wisconsin in Indianapolis. College basketball's player of the year, Frank Kaminsky, led the Badgers with 21 points and 12 rebounds in the battle of No. 1 seeds at Lucas Oil Stadium.
Michigan State’s NCAA Tournament Run Ends as Duke Advances to Championship [Photos]
Michigan State's run through the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament came to a halt Saturday night as the Spartans lost to top-seeded Duke 81-61. Denzel Valentine had 22 points and 11 rebounds and Travis Trice 16 points as Michigan State fell in the NCAA Final Four semifinals at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.
East Grand Rapids Boys’ Swimming’s Andy MacGregor Named High School Athlete of the Week
Andy MacGregor, a junior who claimed two individual state titles and was on a state champion relay for East Grand Rapids High School boys' swimming team, has been named Meijer-97.9 WGRD High School Athlete of the Week.
97.9 WGRD’s April 2015 Playlist [Video]
The Pretty Reckless' 'Follow Me Down'
WGRD Beers of the Month
Grand Rapids is Beer City USA! Embrace that hoppy honor by knocking back some locally-crafted brews, choosing from among the WGRD Beers of the Month -- all specially made right here in greater Grand Rapids and West Michigan. Cheers!