Category Archives: Top Stories

Grand Rapids named ‘Beer City’ for fourth consecutive year

According to a report from 13 On Your Side, USA Today has named Grand Rapids the best beer city in America once again as part of their “10 Best Readers’ Choice” of 2024. Make it four in a row now for the city home to countless breweries. USA Today cited both Founders Brewing Company and…MORE

Talking Heads Turn Down $80M Offer To Reunite

The Talking Heads have reportedly turned down an $80 million offer to reunite for six to eight shows.That’s according to Billboard, which reports the offer was made by concert promoter Live Nation. The offer followed a similar proposal by Goldenvoice president Paul Tollett, who offered the band $10 million to reunite for the two-day Coachella…MORE

Super Size YOUR Business!!

Super Size YOUR Business!!

Our sister station, 97 WLAV, is airing Westwood One’s broadcast of the Super Bowl and we’re bringing local businesses a contest worth participating in! Win a 30-second spot on Westwood One’s broadcast of the Super Bowl to be heard throughout West Michigan! That’s right, one local business will win a spot on Westwood One’s broadcast…MORE

Can “Dry January” Improve Your Health?

For those participating, welcome to “Dry January.” It started in 2013 and encourages people to take the entire month off from drinking alcohol in any form. Initially, 4,300 people took the no-booze pledge. That number grew to over five million in 2017. Those who participate, claim to experience a variety of health benefits by the…MORE

Study: Most Americans Believe Money CAN Buy Happiness

In spite of what you may have heard, money can buy happiness. At least that’s the opinion of more than 60 percent of Americans, according to a new poll conducted by the financial services firm Empower. What’s more is the respondents shared the exact amount one would need to make to achieve true happiness: about…MORE

Holland man’s attempt to swim across Lake Michigan called off

You probably heard about it earlier this year. A man from Holland was going to attempt to swim across Lake Michigan, from Wisconsin to Michigan. Well, that is no longer happening. According to a report from 13 On Your Side, Bryan Huffman, 50, was in the water for about 13 hours, swimming about 12 of…MORE

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