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  • Meet Friday’s Friend: Anna Grace

    A sweet 8 year-old Staffordshire Terrier named Anna Grace is no stranger to the staff and those who visit Humane Society of West Michigan. She has been looking for a home for nearly two years. Due to what is now later stage kidney failure, HSWM is seeking a hospice adopter or foster. The vet staff feels that Anna may have 6 months to a year left. HSWM will be sharing a bucket list and asking for items for her to […]

  • Morning Buzz: 5 things to know for October 18

    From a winter prediction that’s not sitting so well all the way to Babe Ruth’s bat hitting a homerun with those who collect memorabilia, here are five things people are chit chatting about in our Morning Buzz. 1)The winter outlook has been released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and it’s not sitting well with those who aren’t a fan of the cold. Estimates show that December, January and February are going to be rough. Predictions call for […]

  • FOX 17 Morning Mix Soundstage: The Old Americana Band

    An adult beverage and great music seem to go hand and hand. When Francesco Viola, owner of Luca Mariano Distillery and Versatrans, Inc. heard a band while in in Nashville, a light-bulb went off! Mariano thought it would be great to pair his top-shelf bourbon with a unique live music experience. Hence, The Old Americana Band was formed! Now on tour, Michigan can get a taste of their music and Luca Mariano Kentucky Straight Bourbon & Rye on Thursday, Oct. […]

  • New exhibit opening at Grand Rapids Public Museum

    Discover the secrets behind how video game developers, music producers, roller coaster designers and other creative problem solvers do what they do. It’s all part of Grand Rapids Public Museum’s new exhibit Design Zone.

  • Morning Buzz: 5 things to know for October 17

  • Meet Friday’s Friend Walli!

    Never a lack of cuteness when the Humane Society of West Michigan stops by with Friday’s Friend. Hitting very high on the “Awwwww Scale” was 2 month-old terrier mix, Walli! He is currently up for adoption along with a sibling. You can show your support for the Humane Society of West Michigan through various events around the community. Two Grand Rapids restaurants will be donating part of their proceeds to the shelter. Head to Mod Pizza, 3300 Alpine Avenue Northwest […]

  • Fall Prevention Awareness Month

    September marks the start of fall, so seems appropriate that it’s also a time to focus on falls, as in slips and falls. In the elderly population, slip-and-fall accidents have reached epidemic proportions, resulting in more than 3 million visits to emergency departments each year. Here to talk about prevention efforts is Meaghan Crawley, the trauma and injury prevention coordinator at Spectrum Health’s Butterworth Hospital. One of the most important things to think about is that falling is NOT a […]

  • Congrats to Alya, our September Weather Kid

    A big shout out to our Weather Kid of the Month, 10 year-old Alya from Mattawan! We really enjoyed chatting with her about the love she has for theater. Not to mention, she was a natural in front of the green screen. Congratulations Alya! She went home with some FOX 17 goodies along with a $100 VISA gift card thanks to West Michigan Chevy Dealers. Be sure to enter your child for a chance to be our Weather Kid of […]

  • Food for your tailgate – Meijer has it all!

    Fall is football season, without a doubt! Don’t stress over what to bring to your tailgate, let Meijer’s deli and bakery take care of it for you. From pre-made wings and BBQ meat trays to giant subs that you can personalize before the big game! From the salty to the sweet, they have you covered. Don’t have time to get to the store? Meijer home delivery will bring it to your home. We all know that tailgating is for the […]

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