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  • Healthy Halloween recipe ideas for the kids

    Halloween is right around the corner and it turns out there are healthy and festive dishes you can make for the kids to enjoy instead of all the candy they get. Grace Derocha, registered dietitian, certified diabetes educator and health coach with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan will be sharing some healthy Halloween recipes. Eyeball Pasta Ingredients · Zoodles / noodles of choice o 2 large zucchinis o Spiralizer o Olive oil · Turkey Marinara Sauce o 1 lb […]

  • GR shelter sees 40% increase in single women needing help

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Mel Trotter Ministries has experienced a 40 percent increase of single women seeking emergency shelter over the last year. In addition to youth and family homelessness, single women are one of the fastest growing homeless populations in greater Grand Rapids. Many of the women seeking shelter are living with mental illness or are survivors of domestic violence or other traumatic situations. Typically, the 25 beds designated for single women at Mel Trotter Ministries are enough to accommodate […]

  • Host your next event at Studio D2D

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Calling all brides or people looking for a place to host their next event. Vault Catering, located at Studio D2D 401 Hall Street in Grand Rapids, is inviting you to check out its venue. The space can be used for events for your holiday party, weddings, galas, fundraisers and corporate retreats. We spoke with the owners who say Dateline NBC was there for a week long photo shoot last year, featuring their unique old woodwork and unique open […]

  • Halloween’s coming so here’s 7 movies to scream…uh stream to celebrate the holiday

    (CNN) — Don’t read any further if you frighten easily. October is when thoughts turn to Halloween and what better way to celebrate than by slashing through some horror movies? We could go obvious with the actual “Halloween” franchise of movies, but that would be boring. So, instead, here are seven other movies currently streaming which are scary good: “The Amityville Horror” Whether it’s the 1979 original or the 2005 remake, this film about a couple who finds trouble after they move […]

  • Upcoming events with West Michigan Tourist Association

    Herman’s Boy’s 40th Anniversary Party on 10/4 ● We’re pleased to announce our 40th Anniversary! It was at some point in October 1979 that Floyd and Sharon opened the Melting Pot (now known as Herman’s Boy) in Rockford. ● To commemorate these 40 years Herman’s Boy has a full day of activities planned for Friday October 4th. ● From 5am-9am ( Herman’s Boy doesn’t officially open till 6:30am) Rockford’s own Bret Bakita, from Wood Radio will be broadcasting live!! ● […]

  • Fire leaves Arlington Twp. home in ruin

    ARLINGTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Fire investigators are working to figure out what cause a home to catch fire just before 8 p.m. Friday night. It happened on County Road 376 near 56th Street, according to South Haven Emergency Services. Though  the Bangor Community Fire Department was called for smoke, they found the home completely in engulfed in flames upon arrival. No one was home at the time.

  • Surveillance video shows car smashing through Arizona bus stop, narrowly missing woman in wheelchair

    PHOENIX (KNXV) — Surveillance video captured the moment a car smashed through a bus stop Friday morning – narrowly missing a woman in her wheelchair. Phoenix police said the car was driving in the area of 32nd Street and Van Buren around 9 a.m. when the crash happened. The driver told officers her brakes went out, causing her to veer and crash into a bus stop. A surveillance camera at a gas station located behind the bus stop captured the […]

  • Annual Gems Conference in Grand Rapids

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. —  A Grand Rapids-based Christian ministry will be bringing women together for three days of encouragement and insight related to girls. GEMS Girls` Clubs, a global ministry with 680 active clubs in the United States provides encouragement and fellowship opportunities to girls ages 8-15 through a club-style mentorship program. The GEMS Conference will be held July 26-28 and will feature several top Christian authors and speakers including best-selling author and founder of the Speak Up Conference, Carol […]

  • Upcoming events with the West Michigan Tourist Association

    WEST MICHIGAN — If you are looking to make plans for the weekend, the West Michigan Tourist Association joined us in studio to talk about some local events. Pasta & Pinot Cooking Class ● Hosted by the Art of Cookery in Montague on Sunday, July 14th ● Fresh pasta and wine… you can’t argue with that combination as it has stood the test of time and will always be a fantastic way to spend an evening. This class is an […]

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