Contact Us
Grand Rapids News

Grand Rapids News - Page 2

USA, Washington State, Bellevue, Interlake High School
Jetta Productions/ThinkStock
[

GRPS Forced to Declare Snow Day Due to ‘Day Without Immigrants’

Officials from GRPS said Thursday that they saw such a severe dip in attendance that the day will likely not count as a school day, and they will instead count it as a snow day.

Read More

Category: Grand Rapids News
Rosa Parks statue, downtown Grand Rapids (Jojo Girard/TSM)
Rosa Parks statue, downtown Grand Rapids (Jojo Girard/TSM)
[

Mike Ilitch Paid Rosa Parks’ Rent For Years

The Detroit Red Wings honored their late owner Mike Ilitch Wednesday night before their game against the St. Louis Blues at The Joe.

It also came out yesterday that Ilitch quietly made sure that civil rights legend Rosa Parks was made to feel appreciated.

Read More

Rob Sparks/Townsquare Media
Rob Sparks/Townsquare Media
[

Michigan House At SXSW To Feature GR Mayor Rosalynn Bliss [Video]

South By Southwest (SXSW) is a huge arts, music and cultural festival in Austin, TX. And Michigan is represented at the event by the Grand Rapids based Michigan House.

At their house warming send off party Wednesday, they announced their lineup of speakers and performers, one of which will be Grand Rapids Mayor Rosalynn Bliss, who will speak of Michigan's successes.

Read More

Sears Tower And John Hancock Go Dark In Observance Of Earth Hour
Scott Olson, ThinkStock
[

Grand Rapid’s Boy Appears On NBC’s ‘Chicago Fire’ [Video]

Jettzen Shea, an eight-year-old boy from Grand Rapids, MI, appeared on NBC's 'Chicago Fire.'  This is not his first acting experience.  Shea has been acting since the age of four...

Read More

WZZM-13
WZZM-13
[

The Grand Rapids Drive’s NBA D-League Becomes The G-League [Video]

The NBA Developmental League, of which the Grand Rapids Drive is a member, has long been affectionately known as 'The D-League'. Not anymore.

Now it's the G-League, and the 'G' doesn't stand for Grand Rapids.

Read More

459908461
Alex_Schmidt
[

Wyoming Business Could Face Charges For ‘Bed Of Nails’ Booby Trap That Injured Officer [Video]

It was one of the more painful news stories of the past week. A Wyoming police officer chasing down suspects landed on a homemade 'bed of nails' made of deck screws and wood.

And now the business that set up the trap could face charges.

Read More

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
[

Two Grand Rapids Brewpubs On USA Today’s 10 Best List

What's better than cracking open a frosty craft beer from a Grand Rapids brewery?  Cracking open that same beer in the brewpub where it's crafted...

Read More

Google Street View
Google Street View
[

MC Sports Files For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Liquidation Sales Are Coming

MC Sports announced Tuesday afternoon that they are filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

The announcement Tuesday didn’t mention any store closings, but they are planning to reorganize the company under the Chapter 11 bankruptcy code...

Read More

MyChannel957 via YouTube
MyChannel957 via YouTube
[

50 Shades of Rob, Christine & Oreos [Video]

It's Valentine's Day so Rob & I were back in our pseudo-kitchen trying something new. Sometimes around certain holidays, Oreo's like to release new limted edition flavors and of course Rob & I have to try them all. This y...

Read More

Google Street View
Google Street View
[

55 Noodles & Company Locations to Close – Will That Include Their Grand Rapids Locations?

Noodles & Company has three locations in Grand Rapids (across from Rivertown Mall in Grandville, on 28th St. between Patterson and I-96, and at Knapp's Corner.

Read More

Rob Sparks/Townsquare Media
Rob Sparks/Townsquare Media
[

Congrats To Emily Our First Rob’s Lunch Bunch Winner!

Congratulations to Emily over at Lake Michigan Credit Union!  She (and her co-workers) were the first winners in Rob’s Lunch Bunch!

As you can see, they won the mother-load of Little Caesars for lunch… enough pizza, bread-sticks and soda to feed up to 20 people...

Read More

Townsquare Media
Townsquare Media
[

Grand Rapids in the Running for Best Beer Scene in America, Again [VIDEO]

Can we hold on to the title?

Named "Best Beer Scene" in a USA Today and 10 Best reader's poll last year, Grand Rapids is up for the honor again in 2017!

Read More

Category: Grand Rapids News 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://mychannel957.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 Friends With Benefits quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive Friends With Benefits contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.