Contact Us
safety

safety

Log Cabin in the Woods
sprokop, ThinkStock
[

How to Maintain a Michigan Vacation Home During Winter

Like it or not, winter is coming. If you have a vacation home, make sure you've taken every step to secure your property against the cold of winter.

Read More

Female doctor with receptionist in hospital, smiling, portrait
Thomas Northcut/ ThinkStock
[

Nine West Michigan Hospitals Get Top Rating For Safety

The Hospital Safety Score is a twice annual review of hospitals by Leapfrog Group, a nonprofit group dedicated to driving quality, safety, and transparency in the U.S. health system.

Nine hospitals in West Michigan have received an "A" for safety, WZZM-13 reports.

Read More

Father and daughter hunting
Thinkstock
[

2015 Michigan Hunting Seasons: 13 Injuries, Zero Fatalities

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources’ Law Enforcement Division recorded no fatalities in 2015 during all hunting seasons.

There were thirteen incidents resulting in injuries.

Read More

Miami's Water And Sewer Dept. Prepares For Spike In Sewer System Usage At Peak Times During Superbowl
Joe Raedle, Getty Images
[

City of Wyoming Water Treatment Plant Shares Information on Local Drinking Water

The Flint water crisis has communities across the country taking a closer look at the safety of their own drinking water. That includes the 230,000 customers in Kent and Ottawa counties served by the City of Wyoming’s Water Treatment Plant.

The City of Wyoming Water Treatment Plant is providing answers to questions about lead in the water, lead testing, and how to report problems with local drinking water.

Read More

Michael Dodd/ThinkStock
Michael Dodd/ThinkStock
[

10 Safety Tips for National ATV Safety Week

National ATV Safety Week is June 6-14.

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has ten safety tips to help ensure a safe summer.

Read More

olaser/ThinkStock
olaser/ThinkStock
[

City of Grand Rapids Survey Seeks Input to Improve Bicycle Safety

Spring is here, cyclists have hit the streets and Grand Rapids is aiming to make the roads safer for those riding bikes.

A new survey asks for community input to help develop an outreach campaign to reduce the number of bicycle/vehicle accidents.

Read More

Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images
Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images
[

Time to Spring Forward This Weekend [Infographic]

Remember to set those clocks forward Saturday night as daylight saving time returns at 2 a.m. EST Sunday.

With the change, it is going to be lighter sooner. That means changes in routines a bit, whether that's driving, bicycling or walking.

Read More

Michigan DNR
Michigan DNR
[

Michigan Records Safest Hunting Season, No Fatal Accidents in 2014

The Michigan DNR reports that Michigan recorded no fatalities during all hunting seasons in 2014. It is the first time no fatalities have been recorded over an entire year of hunting in Michigan.

Ten hunting incidents involving injuries were recorded in Michigan in 2014. Nine in the Lower Peninsula and one in the Upper Peninsula. 

Read More

Category: Michigan News Tags: , ,
Jupiterimages, ThinkStock
Jupiterimages, ThinkStock
[

Kentwood Fire Department Offers Holiday Safety Tips

Cooking, Christmas trees, candles and holiday decorations all contribute to seasonal home fires.

The Kentwood Fire Department shares tips to keep you and your family safe this holiday season.

Read More

Category: Christmas Tags: , ,
Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images
Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images
[

Time to Fall Back, Drive More Carefully [Poll/Infographic]

Remember to set those clocks back Saturday night as daylight saving time ends at 2 a.m. EDT Sunday.

After the change, it will be darker sooner, making driving more dangerous with bicyclists and pedestrians more difficult to see.

Read More

BRPH, ThinkStock
BRPH, ThinkStock
[

Use Fireworks and Campfires Safely Over Independence Day Weekend

The National Fire Protection Association reports that in an average year there are more fires reported on the 4th of July than on any other day.

Fireworks account for 40% of those fires.

Remember to use caution around fireworks and campfires over the holiday weekend.

Read More

Category: Michigan News Tags: ,
Jupiter Images, ThinkStock
Jupiter Images, ThinkStock
[

Pool Safety Tips

Have fun and stay cool in the pool this summer!

Stay safe too.

Read More

Category: Family / Kids Tags: ,

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

*Please note that your 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.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

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

Sign up for The River's Loyal Listeners Club quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive The River's Loyal Listeners Club contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.