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  • How well do you know your Halloween candy? Todd does a blind taste test

    When you become an adult, the candy becomes more important than the costumes. So for a fun game to get ready for the spooky holiday, Leigh Ann decided to test Todd on how well he knew his Halloween candy.

  • Love science? Discover why “Chemistry Rocks” at the Woodland Mall on Saturday

    National Chemistry Week is coming up, and to celebrate local chemist are teaching kids why “Chemistry Rocks” at the Woodland Mall on Saturday. The Woodland Mall will be filled with chemists from local colleges, universities, and businesses will be running demonstration booths and providing hands-on activities for kids of all ages. The theme for this year’s event is “Chemistry Rocks,” so there will be a heavy focus on geochemistry, soil chemistry, and gem chemistry. There will also be an illustrated […]

  • Watch Halloween flicks on the big screen at Getty Drive-In Theatre

    Halloween is just a couple weeks away, and it’s gotten many people in the mood to watch scary movies. To help set the mood for Halloween, the UICA and Celebration Cinema are teaming up for a night of spooky fun at the Getty Drive-In Theatre to feature family-friendly, Halloween inspired films. Here’s a schedule of films and activities for Halloween at the Getty Drive-In: 6:30 p.m.: Trunk-or-Treating 7:30 p.m.: Casper, Frankenstein, Dracula 9:00 p.m.:   The Rocky Horror Picture Show with Shadow Cast […]

  • Fall fashion trends from Lennon & Willow Boutique

    Can’t decide what to wear for fall? Or maybe just want to spruce up the wardrobe with a few new items? Lennon and Willow Boutique always has something new and trendy for ladies of all ages. Sit back and enjoy this fun little fashion show we did while visiting Lennon and Willow Boutique, highlighting all of the biggest trends hitting the streets this fall. All items seen can be found at Lennon and Willow’s two locations: 953 Cherry Street Southeast, […]

  • Morning Buzz: 5 things to know for October 19

    1. The grandson of civil rights leader Cesar Chavez will wrap up his Grand Rapids trip today. Andres Chavez is a political activist who focuses on immigration reform. On Wednesday he spoke to students at Grand Rapids Community College, calling on the next generation to make life better for immigrants. Today, Chavez will speak to students with Grand Rapids Public Schools.   2. In addition to their skills on the baseball diamond, the West Michigan Whitecaps are known for their […]

  • Rethinking Dementia: New online resource helps people impacted by dementia

    There are 10,000 people in Kent County living with dementia, and that number will almost triple by the year 2050. The non-profit organization, Rethinking Dementia: Accelerating Change, just launched an online resource to help those dealing with dementia. Dementia is a disease causing changes in memory, language, communication, focus, and reasoning within an aging person. This disease is often confused with Alzheimer’s disease, but in reality Alzheimer’s disease causes changes in the brain that lead to dementia. The online resource […]

  • Kalamazoo Wings rolling out the red carpet at home opener Saturday

    The Kalamazoo Wings hockey team is rolling out the red carpet for players and the fans at their 44th annual Home Opener on Saturday night. As part of the opener, the K Wings will be hosting their 2nd annual Fan Fest, where fans can enjoy all kinds of pre-game activities to celebrate the first game of the season. There will be live music by the Tom Askey Band, food trucks, craft beer, kids games, and a bounce house for the […]

  • Cops & Doughnuts pastries now available at Soaring Eagle Casino

    Looking for a sweet snack or delicious pick-me-up? Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort now serves a variety of Cops & Doughnuts pastries at their restaurant, Native Grind. Native Grind, located in the corridor connecting the casino and resort, features a cafe-style menu with custom roasted whole bean coffee, breakfast and artisan breads, and now doughnuts. The Cops and Doughnuts product line is well known to locals in central Michigan and statewide. Their original location is in downtown Claire, and they […]

  • Spectrum Health’s ‘Candid Conversations About Breast Cancer’ event tonight

    Spectrum Health is once again bringing the community together to focus on a life-threatening disease that continues to impact thousands of families at their event, Candid Conversations About Breast Cancer. Dr. Diana Bitner, a nationally recognized menopause specialist from Spectrum Health, along with Dr. Judy Smith, Chief at Spectrum Health Cancer Center, talk more about what women and men can expect to find at Candid Conversations. On Wednesday, October 18, Spectrum Health will be hosting their Candid Conversations series at […]