Contact Us

Latest News Page 5

WZZM-13
WZZM-13
[

Kalamazoo Police Closing Investigation Into Teleka Patrick’s Death

 

Police plan to plan to close the investigation into the death of Michigan doctor Teleka Patrick whose body was found in an Indiana lake.

Indiana State Police Detective Sgt. Rick Strong told the Kalamazoo Gazette that toxicology tests for Teleka Patrick turned up "nothing out of the ordinary." Investigators in Indiana had been waiting for the results of the tests since April. 

Read More

Alistair Scott/ThinkStock
Alistair Scott/ThinkStock
[

Mayor Heartwell Proclaims August 15 As ‘Relaxation Day’

Today is "National Relaxation Day" (who knew there was such  thing), and when he realized that, it seems Mayor George K. Heartwell stopped to think about how important relaxation is.

This morning on his Facebook page, the Mayor formally announced that August 15 (Friday) will be Relaxation Day in Grand Rapids!

Read More

Category: Grand Rapids News
Mitchell-Peterson-Mitchells-Run-Thru-Rockford-300x238 (1)
[

Sixteenth Annual Mitchell’s Run Thru Rockford Is Saturday [Audio]

The 16th annual Mitchell’s Run Thru Rockford, a five-kilometer (3.1-mile) run/walk and kids' fun run, is Saturday in downtown Rockford.

Proceeds from the benefit go to Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy, a non-profit dedicated to expediting viable treatments and a cure for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, a fatal genetic disorder that slowly robs those stricken with the disease of their muscle strength.

Read More

Photo by James Keivom-Pool/Getty Images
Photo by James Keivom-Pool/Getty Images
[

Do Something Nice for Your Parents Day [Video]

I'm officially nominating today as "do something nice for your parents day."  Seriously, I think today, you should do something nice for your parents. It doesn't have to be a big thing.  It can be as little as a simple phone call, a visit, lunch, dinner, whatever. Do something that says I love you and appreciate everything you have done for me.

Read More

Category: Andy Rent, For Parents, Videos Tags:
Google Street View
Google Street View
[

Grand Rapids Leaders Listen To Public Comments On Uber, Airbnb, & Old House

The Grand Rapids City Commission took public comments Tuesday night on the effort to save a 19th-century home from being demolished.

The house is located the 2500 block of Lake Michigan Drive on the city's West Side and is now owned by Covenant Village of the Great Lakes who wants to tear it down in order for them to expand their facility. Three sisters who used to live in the home have been protesting to demolition.

Read More

Category: Grand Rapids News Tags: ,
Matt Milhouse
Matt Milhouse
[

Do You Want More Parklets in Grand Rapids? [Poll]

Parklets are in Grand Rapids.

If you're wondering what a parklet is, you are not the only one.

A parklet is a small space that extends from the sidewalk into the street. The parklet creates a patio which allows people to use space which was previously part of the road.

Does Grand Rapids need more parklets?

Read More

Category: Grand Rapids News Tags:
David Ramos, Getty Images
David Ramos, Getty Images
[

Grand Rapids Won’t Regulate Uber Drivers, Why Stop There?

Uber is a controversial app which allows anyone to turn their car into a taxi and make money giving rides.

The City of Grand Rapids has announced it will not regulate or license Uber drivers at this time.

Does it still make sense to continue to regulate other established cab companies in Grand Rapids?

Read More

Category: Grand Rapids News, Political Tags:

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and 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 points, 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 with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://rivergrandrapids.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, 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.

Register on 100.5 The River quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

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

Register on 100.5 The River quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!