Help A Local School Raise Money In The Buffalo Wild Wings “Spirit Bracket Challenge!”
Buffalo Wild Wings is thrilled to present the “Spirit Bracket Challenge!” This challenge will help 12 local schools raise money for much needed items in their classrooms and to complete activities that they otherwise would not have been able to. Plus, this offers schools a competitive wa…
Oktobeerfest Is Coming To Grand Rapids September 21st
The first annual Oktobeerfest debuts on Saturday, September 21st at The Intersection! Enjoy German food and beer, seasonal craft beer, a stein hoisting competition, and jam out to the 'Rock the Lot' series!
Seize The Deal Auction Ends This Evening!
Happy Monday, Bidders! The Seize The Deal Auction is coming to a close this evening, but you still have plenty of time to get some great deals! Bidding ends this evening at 7pm, so get bidding!
Seize The Deal Auction Going On Now!
All this weekend, you can bid on over $38,000 worth of items during the Seize the Deal Auction! There are some great times up for grabs this weekend and everything will be sold for unbelievable discounts!
Photos From The 15th Annual Mitchell’s Run Thru Rockford
This morning was the 15th annual Mitchell's Run Thru Rockford and it was a huge success! Hundreds of runners showed up and helped raise $57,324! All of the fees and pledges raised go directly to the Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy...
The 2013 Summer Craft Beer Festival
The WGRD 2013 Summer Craft Beer Festival is this Saturday (August 17th) at John Ball Park! The festival boasts over 20 different breweries from all over the country! All of you favorite West Michigan breweries will be in attendance as well. Come enjoy some of the best beer in the c…
Photos From Consumers Energy National Night Out With Andy Rent
Tuesday, August 6th was Consumer Energy's National Night Out! This year marked the 30th anniversary of the event designed to heighten awareness of crime and drug prevention. Andy Rent joined WOOD TV 8's Eva Aguirre to broadcast live from Consumers Energy's office.
Windsor Man Drinks 8 Beers Swims Across The Detroit River Gets Arrested
I want to open this story with a quote from the man himself, 47-year-old John Morillo of Windsor, Ontario, "If I’m going to be in the paper, I’d at least like them to say I actually made it, even though I got in trouble and everything. I gotta pay fines and stuff. But I don’t want it to sound …
Your Photos And Videos From The Grand Rapids Amway 4th Of July Family Fireworks
Last night was the Grand Rapids Amway 4th of July Family Fireworks. Thousands of people came from all over West Michigan to see the display. We asked all of you to use the hashtag #GRFireworks on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and any other social media site you used. After gatherin…
Get Your Questions Answered And Show Off Your Photos With #GRFireworks
When you are downtown Grand Rapids tonight for the 4th of July fireworks display be sure to take advantage of #GRFireworks! Any pictures you post to instagram or Facebook, be sure to tag them with #GRFireworks and we will create a gallery of all of the photos from the festivities!
Indian Reporter Sits On Shoulders Of Flood Victim For Heart-Warming Report
An Indian news anchor for The News Express made the unfortunate decision to broadcast his coverage of the major flooding in India from the shoulders of a flood victim. One would think that the reporter would realize his mistake and apologize for it. Oh, no. Not Narayan Pargiaen!
Would You Like To Join Us In The 4th Of July Parade?
Would your business, organization, non-profit, church, or family like to be part of the parade this 4th of July? Please visit complete, print and send in the form and we'll be happy to get you on board!
Grand Rapids Griffins Win The Calder Cup Championship
The Grand Rapids Griffins have won their first Calder Cup ever. They defeated the Syracuse Crunch 5-2 in the 6th game of the 7 game series.
The Detroit Tigers Receive Their 11th Sports Illustrated Cover
On June 17th the Tigers will receive their 11th Sports Illustrated cover. Prince Fielder and Miguel Cabrera will grace the cover of the legendary sporting magazine. The duo are featured as the "Bash Bros - The swing-from-the-heels power and awesomeness of Miguel Cabrera and Prince Fielder - B…
Michigan Gas Prices Out Of Control — Grand Rapids Hit Worst
Michigan's gas prices are among the highest in the nation peaking at $4.70 in Clinton Township. Michigan currently has the 3rd highest average gas price in the United States; only Hawaii and Illinois have higher averages. In general, the Midwest has above average fuel prices with Mi…
Little League Baseball Field Posts Anti-Bullying Sign… For Adults
Almost everyone who has played in little league baseball or has had a kid who has played can relate to this... The angry little league parents. These parents can either be yelling at their own kid or yelling at his or her opponents. They take the game way to seriously. Sure it's a competitive ga…
How To Properly Eat A Chicken Wing Because You’re Doing It Wrong
Eating a chicken wing seems simple enough, right? Grab the chicken wing, bite the chicken wing, tear the flesh and meat from the bone, chew it, swallow, repeat... Wrong! Sure, maybe that's how you eat a drumstick, but if you eat the wing like that... You, sir, are a savage! Or…
Goat Seized In Nigeria For Use Of Black Magic
According to a newspaper in Nigeria, a goat is being accused of armed robbery. The story begins with two men attempting to steal a Mazda 323 and ends with a goat being seized by vigilantes. Apparently one of the men stealing the Mazda attempted to flee the scene by using black magic…
Henry Kissinger Honors President Ford At Grand Rapids Economic Club
Henry Kissinger was in town for an event with the Grand Rapids Economic Club earlier in the week. With only two months until former President Gerald R. Ford's 100th birthday, the event was to celebrate his contribution and service to the country.
A Florida County Is Identifying Sex Offenders With Signs In Front Of Their Homes
A Florida county is taking a new stance on sex offenders. Bradford County is posting personalized red sex offender signs in front of the homes of convicted sex criminals. This new measure is in addition to the online listing of all the sexual predators in the country.