Category Archives: Top Stories

Meet our Tail of the Week!

Say hello to Nani! She is a 5-year-old Great Dane (90lbs!) from Mississippi. Get to know this cutie a little more down below! NANI FUN FACTS:  LOVES: people! She is very friendly and social with new people! DISLIKES: small animals or cats. CAN: be with other dogs her size. She usually does well with them with…MORE

Bourbon & Bacon at Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort

The Tony Gates Morning Show Proudly welcomes THE BOURBON & BACON FEST back to Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort on Saturday September 21st! We’ve got tickets & we want you to have them! Listen at 7:10am & Play “WORKFORCE JARGON” (Makin’ The Bacon—) to Win Tickets & Qualify for the VIP Package. 10 will win…MORE

The Tony Gates Morning Show Grandwich

Classic Rock 97LAV & Sundance Grill & Bar present OUR 2019 Grandwich entry: The TONY GATES “Bite Me!” a MONTE CRISTO TORTA w/ SHORT RIBS 29 restaurants are competing this year to be the 2019 Grandwich winner We invite you to try Tone’s Grandwich at either Sundance Grill & Bar A portion of every Grandwich…MORE

Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band Coming to Four Winds Casino

Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band Saturday, June 15 – 9PM Four Winds Casino New Buffalo  He is one of today’s most riveting live performers. The Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band. Saturday, June 15th, 9pm Eastern Silver Creek Event Center. The Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band. The Billboard Award winner and Blues Music Award winner. Tickets on sale now…MORE

BREAKING NEWS: Beilein Leaving Michigan to Coach Cleveland Cavaliers

In breaking news today John Beilein basketball coach for the Michigan Wolverines has announced that he is leaving the University to head to the NBA. According to ESPN he has agreed to a 5 year deal with the Cleveland Cavaliers. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski tweeted about the move and also added “Talks escalated over the weekend, with a deal…MORE

BREAKING: A Formal Investigation Into The GRPD To Begin

An investigation by the Michigan Department of Civil Rights has been put into action to look into whether there is systemic discrimination by the Grand Rapids Police Department. MDCR Director Agustin Arbulu said during the press conference this morning that “The number of complaints since March 28 represents nearly twice the number of complaints received…MORE

New Fitness Stations Going Up Along Grand River

Downtown Grand Rapids wants you to get your fitness on! The city will be installing six public fitness stations that will run along Sixth Street Park and Canal Park. Each station will have a range of fitness equipment like pull up bars, cross elliptical, hand cycler and many more. There will also be drinking fountain stations…MORE

WARNING: Man Soliciting Allendale Women For Bogus Wrestling Event

Heads up ladies in Allendale! Multiple women have reported a man coming up to them asking if they’d like to come to the Sleep Inn to participate in a “wrestling” event…. it has happened at several locations in the area. Rochelle Dozeman local woman of the area was approached by what she dubbed a ‘creepy…MORE

Astronaut, GR Native Shouts Out Michigan From Space

When your an astronaut from Michigan you have to do a photo shout out from space, because I mean let’s be honest our state is pretty easy to pick out from space! Christina Koch a GR native is on a record breaking flight in space. She left in December and will be up there for 11…MORE

Grand Rapids Eatery Getting Help From ‘Restaurant: Impossible’

Chez Olga’s in Grand Rapids is getting some help from Food Network’s “Restaurant: Impossible.”  Robert Irvine chef and Food Network star is known for turning around failing restaurants in two days on his show, but this time he is asking for our help! Irvine and his crew will be in town to help out Chez Olga…MORE