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Lowell Wrestlers Josh Colegrove, Lucas Hall and Zeth Dean Named Co-High School Athletes of the Week

Lowell High School wrestlers Josh Colegrove, Zeth Dean and Lucas Hall, who led the Red Arrows to their second consecutive MHSAA Division 2 state title in addition to capturing individual state titles, are co-winners of the Meijer-97.9 WGRD High School Athlete of the Week honor.

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Trivia Fun With Friday 5 the Hard Way

It's Friday, and that means lots of useless trivia with the Friday 5 the Hard Way trivia game.

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Meet Steve from Crash’s Landing

We're not sure if Steve from Crash's Landing is Irish, but we do know he'd like to celebrate St. Patrick's Day in a big way.

Help Steve celebrate by giving him a new home and a loving family.

Please adopt Steve.

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Circle Theatre Kicks Off with ‘Keep the Change: The Musical Stories of Harry Chapin’

Circle Theatre produces an annual theatre and concert series that features many of the area’s best vocalists and musicians. Live performances in an intimate setting gives all audience members an up-close and personal experience unique only to Circle Theatre.

Kicking off the season on April 3 is the concert Keep the Change: The Musical Stories of Harry Chapin.

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Photo courtesy Home Builders Association of Greater Grand Rapids
Photo courtesy Home Builders Association of Greater Grand Rapids
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Ugliest Room in Grand Rapids Found in Eastown, Garnering Homeowner a $10,000 Renovation

It's a big year for the Home Builders Association of Greater Grand Rapids, which is celebrating its 70th year.

The association decided to share their celebration, teaming with Option 1 Credit Union to "find the ugliest room in Grand Rapids."

The winner was announced today.

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Photo Courtesy of the Grand Rapids Police Department
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Missing Grand Rapids Woman Found Dead

 

A missing Grand Rapids woman's body has been found in the Grand River.

WZZM-13 reports that the body of 55-year-old Kimberly Haymon was found in the river around 11 a.m. Thursday.

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HBO Now Standalone Service Launches in April Exclusively on Apple Devices

After years of complaining from people who didn’t have or couldn’t afford cable (or whose parents refused to give them their HBO Go password), HBO is finally delivering a standalone streaming service, HBO Now. Today, the company announced some of its availability details, including pricing and when and where it will be available.

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Disney Officially Announces ‘Frozen 2’; Original Creative Team Set to Return

The news out of Disney’s shareholder meeting keeps on coming. This one isn’t much of a surprise: Disney is making Frozen 2. In a related story, the sky is blue and water is wet (until a princess with freezing powers comes along and turns it into ice).

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West Catholic High School Student Charged in Death Threat Case Now Faces Child Porn Charges

The 17-year-old who targeted fellow classmates at West Catholic High School with death threats on Instagram is now being formally charged in the case.

Several news outlets are reporting that the teen, Matthew Herrington, is also facing child pornography charges.

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Spring Chicks May Carry Salmonella; Eight Tips to Stay Safe

As spring and Easter approach, the ealth officials at the Michigan departments of Agriculture and Rural Development and Community Heal are warning parents that baby poultry may carry Salmonella.

They offer eight tips to stay safe around spring chicks.

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ArtPrize Announces Events, Changes and Grants for 2015

Today, ArtPrize made several announcements about changes and growth planned for 2015 including new opportunities for curators, an expansion of ArtPrize Pitch Night, more grant money and a new showcase event called ArtPrize Tonight.

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Conductor Bob Bernhardt Leads Grand Rapids Pops for ‘Best of Broadway’ This Weekend [Video]

New Principal Pops Conductor Bob Bernhardt will join the Grand Rapids Pops in his first performance in his new role on Friday, Saturday and Sunday in Grand Rapids.

Bernhardt will be joined by Michigan native Doug LaBrecque and Lisa Vroman for Best of Broadway, a Fox Motors Pops series concert featuring the Broadway stars from Phantom of the Opera and Les Misérables.

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