Contact Us
Grand Rapids News

Grand Rapids News - Page 6

Courtesy of the Grand Rapids Police Department
Courtesy of the Grand Rapids Police Department
[

UPDATE: GRPD Says Missing Children Have Been Found Safe

UPDATE: The GRPD says that the children have been found safe and returned home.

Read More

Carrie Fisher Star Wars
Lucasfilm
[

Unused Carrie Fisher Footage Will Appear in ‘Star Wars: Episode IX’

It’s been a few months since the world lost Carrie Fisher, and while many would prefer to expand the conversation to her accomplishments outside of the Star Wars universe, plenty of people are anxiously wondering how her death might affect her character in the upcoming Star Wars sequels. For some, this can be viewed as a tacky approach to celebrity, but there’s a sweeter side to things as well. Leia Organa remains an icon for people around the world; finding an appropriate way to say goodbye to her character will be, in essence, the way many Star Wars fans say goodbye to Fisher herself.

Read More

Grand Rapids Griffins v Hamilton Bulldogs
Ken Anderson/Getty Images
[

Griffins Game Tonight Hopes to Benefit Kids’ Food Basket

The Grand Rapids Griffins are home tonight at the Van Andel Arena, playing Cleveland. It's a big game as they try to secure first place in the division before the playoffs begin.

It's also a big game because the Griffins want to help Kids' Food Basket!

Read More

Crash's Landing
Crash's Landing
[

Adopt Jean-Clawed From Crash’s Landing

Jean-Claude is known as a bit of a street fighter.

Jean-Clawed is no different, but those days are behind him now.

Adopt Jean-Clawed from Crash's Landing!

Read More

GR Retro
GR Retro
[

1946 – Good Old Days of Grand Rapids [Video]

A couple of weeks ago I posted some film of old Ramona Park, Reeds Lake in East Grand Rapids, from 1946. Well, let's go back there again, this time to downtown Grand Rapids.

Read More

Pennywise red balloon from IT
Warner Bros.
[

Real Clowns Are Real Mad About That ‘It’ Trailer

'It’s gonna be bad for clowns,' says one 42-year-old professional clown.

Read More

Category: Grand Rapids News
NBC / Hulton Archive, Getty Images
NBC / Hulton Archive, Getty Images
[

The Night Don Rickles Insulted the Beatles

Nobody - not even the Beatles at the height of their popularity - was safe from the barbs of the world's most beloved insult comedian, Don Rickles.

Read More

Category: Grand Rapids News Tags:
176550673
LDProd/ Thinkstock
[

Grand Rapids Getting App to Pay Bills and Tickets Online With No Fees [VIDEO]

How many bills do you still pay by mailing out a check? Or waiting in line to pay a person? Well, if you're paying bills or tickets to the City of Grand Rapids, it could soon be even fewer.

Wood TV 8 reports the city aims to launch an app in August that will let you pay your bills online, on any device, with no convenience fees. 

Read More

Frazer Harrison, Getty Images
Frazer Harrison, Getty Images
[

Don Rickles, Iconic Comedian and Actor, Dead at 90

Don Rickles’ talents were seemingly limitless: An outrageous insult comic, a gifted dramatic actor, a welcome sight on stages and screens (big and small), and a constant presence whose career endured for decades, often surpassing his contemporaries. And now he’s gone on to join them, as the legendary Rickles passed away today, April 6, at the age of 90.

Read More

Category: Grand Rapids News
200066645-001
Ryan McVay/ThinkStock
[

You Can Win FREE PIZZA for a Year This Saturday!

Mmmmm pizza...

Anytime someone says free anything I'm in but free pizza... for one whole year?! YES PLEASE! So how do you get to be the lucky person who wins that...

Read More

Courtesy West Michigan Whitecaps
Courtesy West Michigan Whitecaps
[

Whitecaps Postpone Opening Day Today, Will Open Tomorrow With Doubleheader

Today's scheduled season-opener between the West Michigan Whitecaps and the South Bend Cubs at Fifth Third Ballpark has been officially postponed.

Read More

Dollar Tree To Acquire Family Dollar Stores For $8.5 Billion
Getty Images/ Joe Raedle
[

6 Family Dollar Stores Closing in West Michigan

Following in the steps of Macy’sSears/Kmart, and JCPenney, Family Dollar has announced that six stores will be closing in West Michigan.

Read More

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://rivergrandrapids.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Please solve this simple math problem to prove that you are a real person.

Sign up for The River's Loyal Listeners Club quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive The River's Loyal Listeners Club contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.