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Rockford-Sparta Gymnast Morgan Korf Named High School Athlete of the Week

Morgan Korf, a junior who led the Rockford-Sparta high school gymnastics team to the MHSAA Division 1 state championship before capturing an all-around individual state title last week, has been named Meijer-97.9 WGRD High School Athlete of the Week.

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New Movies (This Week) Include ‘Insurgent’ and ‘Muppets Most Wanted’ [Video]

A couple of big-name franchises lead the way for this week's new releases as Insurgent and Muppets Most Wanted hit the big screen.

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Skipper from Crash’s Landing Needs a Home

Every cat at Crash's Landing has it's own unique story, Skipper is no different.

Skipper was found as a stray three years ago. He found his way to Crash's Landing, but is still in need of a permanent home.

Can you adopt Skipper?

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58 Speeding Tickets Issued in I-94 Pileup

The Michigan State Police have wrapped up their investigation of the 193-car pileup on I-94 in January and are now issuing tickets.

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Ain’t Gonna Be Nothin’ But Finger-Lickin’ Good Chicken Served at King of the Wing

On Wednesday you may see more people reaching for a glass of milk or extra ranch dressing to cool the burn!

It's hard to believe it’s already time for the third annual King of the Wing. It's at Grand Woods Lounge, 77 Grandville Avenue SW in Grand Rapids, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. EDT Wednesday (March 25).

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Man Impersonates Police Officers in New Twist on Scam Calls in West Michigan

The Kent County Sheriff's Department is warning about a new twist on an old scam that is now showing up in West Michigan.

Not only are scammers calling victims, but they are also showing up on their doorsteps.

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Allendale, Grand Rapids and Grandville Robotics Teams to Travel to Iowa for Regional Competition

Robotics teams from Allendale, Grand Rapids and Grandville will join 10 other middle and high school robotics teams from Michigan and travel to Des Moines, Iowa, to compete in a regional robotics challenge.

The event is co-sponsored by the DTE Energy Foundation and 11 energy companies.

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Meijer Offers $10 Coupon Following Credit Card Outage

Meijer is offering a discount this weekend to make it up to all of its customers who were not able to shop at its stores late last month because its credit card system failed on two consecutive days.

All of Meijer's 213 stores had 30-minute system outages on Feb. 27 and 28, leaving shoppers unable to pay for their purchases if they were only carrying a credit or debit card.

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Grand Rapids Griffins Hosting Dogs Sunday Afternoon

Wait a minute!

The Grand Rapids Griffins are hosting dogs Sunday afternoon? I thought Adirondack was in town to play the Griffins?

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Michigan Kick Butts Day Events Target Getting Kids to be Smoke-Free

Kids were kicking butts across Michigan today in places like Grand Rapids, Grand Haven and Hastings, but it wasn't because they were bullying their peers.

They were standing up to Big Tobacco as part of the 20th annual Kick Butts Day.

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Grand Rapids Griffins’ Inaugural Dog Day Is Sunday at Van Andel Arena

Sometimes it's sad leaving your four-legged best friend at home when you head out for a good time.

This Sunday, March 22, your dog can join you at the Grand Rapids Griffins home hockey game!

It's the American Hockey League club's inaugural Dog Day at Van Andel Arena!

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Mouf Visits for Wet Nose Wednesday [Sponsored]

Mouf is a handsome one-year-old Dachshund, standard smooth-haired mix dog looking for a good home.

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