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WGRD Pond Hockey Classic 2015 Rocks Richmond Park January 23-25 in Grand Rapids [Video]

97.9 GRD Rocks will host the fourth annual WGRD Pond Hockey Classic, presented by Labatt Blue and Dematic.

More than 40 teams will play on the frozen surface at Richmond Park in Grand Rapids starting Friday night (Jan. 23) and running through Sunday, Jan. 25. Division finals will be the afternoon of Jan. 25.

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Grand Rapids Father, Son Reunited After Finding Letter Hidden by Late Wife [Video]

An elderly West Michigan man recently got a real shock when he found out that he had a 61-year-old son, despite trying unsuccessfully to have children with his wife throughout their marriage.

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Mother of Late Trayvon Martin Keynotes GRCC, GVSU and Davenport Martin Luther King, Jr., Day Celebrations

Grand Rapids Community College's 29th annual the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., Day celebration is being highlighted by a commemoration program Monday night with keynote speaker Sybrina Fulton, the mother of slain teen-ager Trayvon Martin.

Also, Fulton is speaking at Grand Valley State University's program on Monday afternoon in Allendale and at Davenport University's guest lecture on Tuesday morning in Caledonia.

Trayvon was fatally shot in February 2012 by a neighborhood watch patrolman.

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Snowstorm’s Snowfall Piles Up Over a Foot in Parts of West Michigan [Infographic]

Welcome back to winter, with snowfall totals from the snowstorm plowing into greater Grand Rapids and West Michigan piling up more than a foot of the white, fluffy stuff, according to the National Weather Service's Grand Rapids Office.

Plus, more -- 2 to four inches is being forecast -- is coming along with wind chills below zero degrees, gusting winds up to 30 miles per hour and blowing and drifting snow making travel hazardous with a winter storm warning in effect until this afternoon.

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‘Significant’ Winter Weather Blowing In for Greater Grand Rapids, West Michigan [Infographic]

Winter is blasting in in an even bigger way.

The National Weather Service's Grand Rapids Office has issued a winter storm warning for this afternoon through Friday afternoon, calling the wintry blast coming our way in greater Grand Rapids and West Michigan as "significant."

Basically, more than a foot of snow is possible with heavy snow beginning about 2 p.m. EST and continuing through Friday. Wind gusts are forecast to be up to 45 miles per hour, with blowing and drifting snow and wind chills of 10 degrees below zero.

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Channel 95.7 Playlist — January 2015 Top Songs

Nico & Vinz's 'Am I Wrong?'

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45th Annual Grand Rapids Bridal Show Hits DeVos Place Jan. 9-10 [Sponsored]

The 45th annual Grand Rapids Bridal Show is back, bigger and better than ever at DeVos Place in downtown Grand Rapids on Jan. 9 and 10.

The largest bridal show in West Michigan offers one-stop shopping with everything under one roof, from the engagement ring to after-the-wedding living arrangements and everything in between -- and brides can attend free.

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Last-Minute Christmas Shopping Primer/Countdown

Crunch time is here for Christmas because it's Christmas week.

You've only got until Christmas Eve to do your shopping for Christmas.

Here's a list of some stores and restaurants to help you finish up your Christmas shopping.

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‘The End of the Tour’ World Premiere Is January 23 at Sundance Film Festival

"The End of the Tour" will make its world premiere at Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, on Jan. 23, 2015.

The film, which stars Jesse Eisenberg and Jason Segel, was shot in and around Grand Rapids in early 2014. 

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Return to Grand Rapids’ Christmas Past

Our friends at Fubble Entertainment will honor the memory of Grand Rapids' Christmas past with the taping of a local holiday special tonight at the Wealthy Theatre.

And here's how you can attend!

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They Sang, They Danced, They Celebrated at Connie & Curtis’ Christmas Party [Photos]

The atmosphere was festive, fun and fashionable on Friday night for Connie & Curtis' Christmas Party.

Channel 95.7 and Celebration! Cinema presented Connie & Curtis Christmas Party at Celebration Cinema! Grand Rapids North's Wave Room in Grand Rapids.

The hosts for the holiday gathering were Channe

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Connie & Curtis’ Christmas Party Is Friday; Get Ready with These Holiday Glam Tips! [Videos]

Channel 95.7 and Celebration! Cinema present the Connie & Curtis Christmas Party at Celebration Cinema! Grand Rapids North's Wave Room on Friday.

The hosts for the festive gathering are Channel 95.7's Connie and Curtis. The event starts at 7 p.m., and includes dinner catered by Twisted Rooster, prizes, a cash bar and dancing and karaoke with Absolute Entertainment. Tickets are $15, and are still available.

Meanwhile, to get you fashion-ready for Connie & Curtis' Christmas Party -- or any other holiday gatherings coming up, we've got some tips to share for getting all glammed up!

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