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Courtesy Wayland Union High School
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Wayland Union Girls’ Basketball’s Presley Hudson Named High School Athlete of the Week [Video]

Presley Hudson, a senior who led the Wayland Union High School girls' basketball team to conference and district titles this season, has been named Meijer-97.9 WGRD High School Athlete of the Week.

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Matt Milhouse
Matt Milhouse
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Wear Orange on March 27 to Raise Awareness of Childhood Hunger [Video]

1 in 4 children in West Michigan are affected by hunger.

Join us on March 27 for Go Orange Day and wear orange to raise awareness of childhood hunger in West Michigan.

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West Michigan Easter Egg Hunts — 2015

Easter is on Sunday, April 5.

However, kids don't have to wait that long to get an early taste of a chocolate bunny. There are some Easter egg hunts the weekend before Easter and some the weekend of.

Take a look at our list and have a happy Easter!

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Kids' Food Basket
Kids' Food Basket
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Mr. Orange Conquers West Michigan to Raise Awareness of Childhood Hunger [Photos]

We're joining Kids’ Food Basket on Friday for Go Orange Day by wearing orange to raise awareness of childhood hunger in West Michigan.

Mr. Orange has gotten a head start. He's been wearing orange everywhere and having a little fun too!

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Matt Sullivan/Getty Images
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Purse Raised to $2 Million for Meijer LPGA Classic Presented by Kraft [Video]

A $2 million tournament purse certainly takes women's professional golf into the upper levels of women's golf.

That is exactly what the Meijer LPGA Classic presented by Kraft has done. The Grand Rapids tour stop is now one of the most notable tournaments on the women's tour.

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Photo courtesy of WZZM-13
Photo courtesy of WZZM-13
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Barry County Father Driving Construction Equipment Hits, Kills Infant

A 1-and-a-half-year-old was killed Wednesday afternoon in an accident involving construction equipment.

It happened in in Assyria Township, south of Nashville in Barry County.

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Kids' Food Basket
Kids' Food Basket
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West Michigan Preparing for Go Orange Day with Orange Smiles [Photos]

This Friday, Kids’ Food Basket and dozens of schools, businesses and organizations will wear orange to raise awareness of childhood hunger in West Michigan.

Many are getting a jump-start on Go Orange Day with big orange smiles!

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Meijer Organics Chopped Spinach Among Recalled Foods

Meijer Organics Shopped Spinach has been included in the Twin City Foods, Inc. of Stanwood, Wash., has issued a recall of some spinach products because they have the potential to be contaminated.

They include some products found at Meijer.

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New Michigan Football Coach Jim Harbaugh: ‘I’m Not Worth Five Million Dollars A Year’ [Video]

They're now calling him "Honest Jim."

In a moment of brutal honesty that stunned even the reporter, new University of Michigan Head Football Coach Jim Harbaugh admitted no coach is worth $5 million a year, including him.

However, he's not giving it back, and he's willing to work for it.

And then the reporter did 60 push-ups.

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Grand Rapids Boasts Cheapest Rates in U.S. For Babysitting [Video]

This is great news if you're a parent, but not so great news if you're a baby sitter.

The average rate for a baby sitter in Grand Rapids sits at $11.31 an hour. That is the cheapest rate in the U.S., according to Care.com.

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Easter Brunches in West Michigan — 2015

Easter brunches offer a great opportunity for family to relax and celebrate in West Michigan.

View our list of delicious brunches and have a happy Easter!

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"Maya"
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Maya Visits for Wet Nose Wednesday [Sponsored]

Maya is a beautiful four-year old Rottweiler looking for a good home.

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