Sarah hails from Metro Detroit and comes to West Michigan with a passion for all things local news.

Born and raised a Michigander Sarah grew up watching local news and knew long before joining the TV world that she wanted to take part in sharing stories. Her career began at 9&10 News in Northern Michigan where each morning she took viewers to a new location and event in their community.

Today Sarah is ecstatic to bring her passion for adventures, human interest stories, and cheesy food to Grand Rapids. If you see her around town make sure to say hi and tell her about your favorite hole-in-the-wall or shoot her unique story ideas at sgrimmer@fox17online.com.


Recent Articles
  • Roof of Ionia County barn torn off by storms

    IONIA COUNTY, Mich. — The owner of a West Michigan barn is cleaning up the damage after storms took the roof off his barn.Kyle Brodbeck said he went outside to check out the damage after getting a tornado warning on his phone. He quickly ended up telling his family to take shelter in the basement after hearing something like a loud train that lasted only seconds. Thankfully the barn was actually empty during the storms. Broabeck is still without power […]

  • Riveridge Cider Factory reopens after 2018 fire

    GRANT, Mich. – Friday is the official ribbon cutting of the new Riveridge Cider factory in Grant. You might remember their original grant facility burned down in July of 2018. This new factory is a 40-thousand square foot space and will employ 18 people year round. Each apple the facility uses for their cider is local, plus they quality check each one too. Riveridge Cider is already the second largest cider maker by volume, and they plan to continue with […]

  • GR woman weaves community together through giant loom

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – A woman carrying a massive loom has been spotted out and about across Grand Rapids this summer. If you’re curious, her name is Leara Glinzak, an art therapist and the owner of I Light LLC. She laughs as she tells us carrying the loom is “my normal routine by myself.” The massive loom is part of a community wide project that everyone is invited to be a part of. “I’ve been going all over Grand Rapids […]

  • Petting zoo hosting first annual Sunflower Festival

    NEW ERA, Mich. — Lewis Farms and Petting Zoo is hosting its first ever Sunflower Festival in New Era. Our Sarah Grimmer shows you how you can take the family to get up close and personal with the animals. Tickets cost $14.95.

  • Second Dance consignment offers deals on homecoming dresses

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — As students head back to class, homecoming is on the minds of many as it’s just a few weeks away. Our Sarah Grimmer takes us to Second Dance in Grand Rapids to show you how you can save some money for the big game and dance.

  • 15th annual 28th Street Metro Cruise in Wyoming

    WYOMING, Mich. — Today kicks off the start of the 15th annual 28th Street Metro Cruise in Wyoming. The event features 16 miles of more than 300 collector cars between Cascade and Grandville along 28th Street. You can visit the center of the event at Rogers Plaza in Wyoming. More than 275,000+ spectators are expected to attend over two days. There will also be tons of food from local vendors, sponsor booths, and lots of other entertainment.

  • 40th annual Polish Festival in Grand Rapids

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — If you are looking to celebrate all things polish, the 40th annual Polish Festival kicks off in Grand Rapids Friday. The event, hosted annually by the Polish Heritage Society, runs Friday, August 23 through Sunday, August 25 at Rosa Parks Circle downtown Grand Rapids. You can celebrate the Polish culture through entertainment, food and drinks. For more information, click here.

  • Celebrating National Roller Coaster Day at Michigan’s Adventure

    MUSKEGON, Mich. — Friday is National Roller Coaster Day and our Sarah Grimmer went to celebrate at Michigan’s Adventure. We also talked with employees about the new addition to the “Snoopy area” coming in Spring of 2020.  

  • Taste of East GR benefits Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital

    EAST GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — The Gaslight Village Business Association invites the community to the City’s business district on Thursday, Aug. 15 for its iconic cuisine, charity and community event, the Taste of East Grand Rapids. Booths will line Wealthy Street between Lovett Avenue and Lake Drive, highlighting various tastes of local restaurants’ creations. In addition to the delectable food, Gaslight Village retailers will have special sidewalk sales and summer clearance events going on during the event, allowing event-goers to do some last-minute back-to-school shopping. The annual event […]

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