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Andy in The Morning

Starting out as a weatherman/TV-Radio host for TV8 in the 70’s, Andy also played “Captain Woody” on the TV8 afternoon kids show, and probably is the most recognized personality in the West Michigan area having been on radio and TV for the better part of three decades. Andy is originally a “Hoosier” from Muncie, Indiana and always wanted to be in “show biz”. After graduating from Ball State University, Andy stayed in Indiana, working in radio and TV in Richmond, Muncie and Indianapolis. He moved to Grand Rapids to work at WOOD-TV where he met his wife Kathy. Andy is deeply involved in the Grand Rapids and West Michigan community. He has served on the board of directors of CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates), the Metropolitan YMCA, and Easter Seals-Michigan. He also assists the Salvation Army, DeGage Ministries, JDRF, Disability Advocates, Hope Network, and various other non-profit organizations. Interests: I love golf, travel, reading, dining out, theater and movies. And, of course my children and grandchildren. Andy and his wife Kathy have 7 children and 13 grandchildren. They have a busy life. Music: I love all kinds – especially jazz, blues, and classical, rock and pop hits. The best part about my job: The ability to make a difference in the community.

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M-F 5:30 am - 10:00 am

DJs Posts

Heart of West Michigan United Way
Heart of West Michigan United Way
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Food From Your Heart! Can you Help?

The Heart of West Michigan United Way is looking for a few good men, women and children with a heart. That's you, right? Right! Now, save Wednesday, June 21 on your calendar and see if you could spare just a couple of hours that day.

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Waterfront Film Festival Reinvents Itself With Year-Round Facility in Holland

Waterfront Film Festival, a staple of film-arts in West Michigan since 1999, recently announced the opening of its new screening and event venue in Holland. Their new headquarters/theatre/workshop, is on Columbia Avenue, near downtown Holland. They are introducing their new facility with a Grand Opening film and celebration.

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Awkward Moments in Michigan We’ve All Suffered Through

Oh, those awkward moments in your life. We've all had them, those uncomfortable situations that come up and we wish we could just disappear, or die, right?

Living in Michigan, we have our special "Michigan moments," too. Like trying to explain things we take for granted, but when traveling, or are talking to someone from another state, you lose them. Awkward!

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Judy Collins, Leo Kottke and More at St. Cecilia Music Center

St. Cecilia Music Center just announced their 2017 / 2018 concert season, and they're bringing the best with the best with concerts featuring the best musicians in chamber, jazz and folk music.

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Home Grown Country Music Artist Coming To Van Single Fine Arts Center

The sweet sound of country is coming to the Van Singel when homegrown music artist Mallory Skilling returns to West Michigan, performing a benefit concert for the Van Singel Fine Arts Foundation. Former Byron Center native and former Cornerstone University student is set to perform with her band at the Van Singel Fine Arts Center on Thursday, May 18th at 7:30 pm, underwritten by David Hart of Edward Jones Investments in Wayland.

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Would You be Willing to Help a Man, a Woman, a Child, in Need?

Time and time again we encounter a person on the street, usually a man, asking for help. He needs some spare change, a few bucks, whatever, and what do you say? Chances are you say "no I can't help you today," and you go on your way. Well, how about helping that man today?

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UICA Ready to Help Artists “Jump Off”

One of the gems in the Grand Rapids arts scene, the UICA, is getting ready to host another of their fascinating and thought provoking exhibitions. It's called The Jump Off.

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Rosie’s Diner a Shadow of Its Former Glory Days [Video]

What fond memories we all have of Rosie's Diner, up by Cedar Springs. The history, food, ambiance, friendly staff, and the beauty of the restored diner all made for a wonderful experience. It's sad to say, all of that glory is long gone.

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