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April 15 – July 15 is the Time to Prevent the Spread of Oak Wilt Disease in Michigan

The Michigan DNR says oak wilt disease is a serious problem for red oaks, including northern red oak, black oak and pin oak. The disease will often kill them within a few weeks.

Red oaks are especially susceptible to oak wilt disease from April 15 - July 15 in Michigan.

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New Movies (This Week) Include ‘Ex Machina,’ ‘The Longest Ride’ and ‘Clouds of Sils Maria’ [Video]

A wide variety of new releases to choose from this weekend including a movie directed by Ryan Gosling, an SXSW favorite and more.

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Ionia Boys’ Basketball’s Austin Gregory Named High School Athlete of the Week

Austin Gregory, a senior who is the all-time scoring leader for Ionia High School's boys' basketball team, has been named Meijer-97.9 WGRD High School Athlete of the Week.

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Joshua Davis Makes Top 12 on ‘The Voice;’ Credits Fans For Their Support [Video]

By John Sinkevics | Local Spins

Not only has Michigan’s Joshua Davis survived on Season 8 of NBC’s The Voice, but the talented singer-songwriter has emerged as one of the favorites among the reality show’s 12 finalists.

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Michigan DNR Offers Free ORV Safety Classes at Silver Lake State Park

As the weather begins to warm up, we are reminded of all of the summer fun to come. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources wants to make sure all are ready to safely enjoy summer.

The DNR is offering free, monthly off-road vehicle safety classes at Silver Lake State Park one Saturday per month through October.

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Sabra Issues National Recall Due to Listeria Contamination in Hummus

The presence of potentially deadly listeria in hummus has prompted a national recall by Sabra Dipping Co. of 30,000 cases of Classic Hummus.

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Frederik Meijer Gardens Announces Full Summer Concert Series Lineup

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park has announced another impressive lineup for this year's Fifth Third Bank Summer Concert Series.

This year, the Grand Rapids series is bringing in many big names from across the music industry.

The 30-show lineup, which will include a special 20th anniversary concert, will feature artists like The Steve Miller Band; Harry Connick, Jr.; Vince Gill; The Beach Boys & The Temptations; Under the Sun Tour featuring: Sugar Ray, Better Than Ezra, Uncle Kracker & Eve 6; Styx and Tony Bennett.

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Governor Snyder Declares April Michigan Wine Month

Governor Rick Snyder has declared April "Michigan Wine Month" to celebrate Michigan's selection of wines and the wine industry’s economic contribution.

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Tanger Outlets Announces Several Stores Coming to New West Michigan Location

Tons of well known brands are coming to Tanger Outlets' new West Michigan under construction in Byron Township.

The retail center is being built near U.S. 131 and 84th Street SW in Byron Center, and the grand opening is scheduled for July 31.

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Crue Visits for Wet Nose Wednesday [Sponsored]

Crue, a 1½-year-old American Staffordshire Terrier/mix dog, came calling today.

Crue, or, actually, Cruella, visited with Andy Rent as he talked about her on his Andy in the Morning show for Wet Nose Wednesday.

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Tax Refund This Year? What Did You do With it?

It's one our favorite times of the year, tax time! Yes, the filing of those exciting tax returns.

How did you do this year? Did you owe something? Maybe you got a refund. And, if so, what happened to it? Spend or save, that is the question.

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There are still a number of fantastic giveaways running through April 15th that are available only to  members who have earned points as a thank you for your loyalty

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