Category Archives: Top Stories

I Wanna Rock — ALL SUMMER

Classic Rock 97LAV proudly presents the Fifth Third Bank Concert Series at Frederik Meijer Gardens! This year there are 30 diverse shows, and you could be at all of them! Listen to the Tony Gates Morning Show for the “I WANNA ROCK — ALL SUMMER!” cue to call! Caller 30 qualifies to win one pair…MORE

Meet our Tail of the Week!

SILAS Look at that smile! This one-year-old boy could be a model! He’s been at the Humane Society for a just a few weeks, and has already won over the hearts of many volunteers. FUN FACTS:  LIKES: pup cups from Starbucks, Hamburgers from McDonald’s, and taking car rides! LOVES: to chill! Silas will lay next to…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

Huge Tiki Bar With Airbnbs Above Coming to Downtown Grand Rapids

If you’re looking for a tropical getaway you now won’t have to go very far! A tropical tiki bar is coming to GR it’s called Max’s South Seas Hideaway is expected to open in late summer or early fall. Creator of HopCat Mark Sellers and Martin Cate owner Smuggler’s Cove tiki bar in San Francisco are teaming…MORE

Salmonella Outbreak In Michigan Linked To Melons Sickening 117 People

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released that there has been an outbreak of salmonella that is linked to precut melon and has made 117 people sick. The CDC and the Food and Drug Administration say the likely source of the outbreak is Caito Foods LLC in Illinois. This type of precut melon is sold at Kroger, Target,…MORE