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.
These Small Upper Peninsula Towns are Michigan’s Hidden Gems
Michigan's Eastern Upper Peninsula is home to tiny towns full of character that truly make them the hidden gems of the state.
Win Tickets to Monster Jam Triple Threat
The Monster Jam Triple Threat is coming to Grand Rapids' Van Andel Arena October 8-10, 2021 and we have your tickets to go check it out.
‘SNL’ Alum Norm MacDonald Dies From Cancer at Age 61
Sad news to report this afternoon as 'Saturday Night Live' alum Norm MacDonald has passed away after a "nine-year private battle with cancer". He was 61 years old.
Kent County Sheriff’s Office Searching for Missing Gaines Twp. Teen
The Kent County Sheriff's Department is asking for the public's assistance in finding a missing 14-year-old girl who was last seen in Gaines Township.
Grand Rapids’ Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum Closed Due to COVID Concerns
Tuesday morning, Grand Rapids' Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum announced that they are closed until further notice due to COVID concerns.
Beloved West Michigan Meteorologist Bill Steffen’s Car Stolen By Some Real Jerks
The WOOD-TV8 Meteorologist took to Facebook Monday night to ask for the public's help finding his 2015 Ford Explorer (caribou in color - so, brown).
Win a Copy of Metallica’s ‘Black Album’ Remastered
Listen to Janna and Tommy weekdays for your chance to win a digital download of the 'Black Album' remastered that arrives in stores and online Friday, September 10, 2021.
Saturday, August 28 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.
Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Gets Full Approval From the FDA
Monday morning, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) gave full approval to the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for all individuals 16 years of age and older.
Win Box Seats for the 3 Doors Down Show at the Allegan County Fair PLUS a Box Set of ‘The …
97.9 GRD has your chance to box your way to box seats at "The Better Life" 20th Anniversary Tour featuring 3 Doors Down.
Mask Mandates Issued for Kids in Kent & Ottawa County Schools
Both the Kent County Health Department and the Ottawa County Health Department have stepped in and mandated masks for all children pre-K through 6th grade in schools.
Grand Rapids Fire Department on Scene of ‘Hazardous Materials Incident’ in Wyoming
The Grand Rapids Fire Department is asking residents to avoid the area of 32nd St. between Buchanan Ave. and Clyde Park Ave. as they work to clean up a "hazardous materials incident".