I'm equally as likely to compliment your cute shoes as I am to invite you out to drink beer and watch a baseball game. I love my dog (Smudge), New Kids On The Block, live blogging my life, and eating out (aka not having to cook). My hobbies include Facebook, reading, and pinning crafts on Pinterest that I'll never make.
Win a New Harley With The Return of GRD’s Hog Days of Summer
97.9 GRD presents the Return of the Hog Days of Summer with your chance to win a brand new Harley Davidson Softail Standard.
Tornado Watch Issued For West Michigan
The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for all of West Michigan until 8 p.m. Saturday.
West Michigan’s 2021 Fireworks Schedule
Events are starting to come back in 2021, and while some communities have decided to hold off on Fourth of July festivities this year, there are still plenty of events happening around West Michigan for you to enjoy with your friends and family.
Win Weekend Passes for the Upheaval Festival
97.9 GRD has your chance to win weekend tickets for Upheaval Festival, coming to Grand Rapids' Belknap Park July 17th and 18th.
Saturday and Sunday Are Clean Air Action Days in West Michigan
The Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy has declared an Action Day for elevated levels of ozone Saturday, June 5 and Sunday, June 6.
Help Us Salute the Graduating Seniors and Honor the Teachers of West Michigan
The kids graduating in the class of 2021 spent two years doing school in a completely non-traditional way. We've teamed up with Serra Honda Grandville to salute those graduating seniors (and honor their amazing teachers)!
The Ionia Free Fair Will Return in 2021
One of West Michigan's most iconic events, the Ionia Free Fair, will return in 2021 after taking the year off in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Friday is a Clean Air Action Day in West Michigan
Ozone levels within seven West Michigan counties are expected to be in the "unhealthy for sensitive groups" range according to the National Weather Service.
Michigan’s Gathering and Mask Orders to Be Lifted July 1
On Thursday, Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer along with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services announced that things will be mostly back to normal in Michigan beginning July 1.
Get Your 2021 Grand Rapids Area Golf Card
Golf season is upon is in West Michigan, so why not get a deal?
The Votes Are In – The Best Taco in Grand Rapids Is…
Modelo and WGRD set out to find the best taco in town, and we've officially found them.
State of Michigan Relaxes Mask Mandate
Late Thursday it was announced that the MDHHS had issued new guidelines when it comes to masking up in the state.