Contact Us
Grand Rapids News

Grand Rapids News - Page 2

Gregory Shamus/Getty Images
Gregory Shamus/Getty Images
[

Michigan State University has the Most .EDU Email Addresses Registered on Ashley Madison

Inside Higher Ed had their IT team download the report and scour through the find the schools with the most Ashley Madison accounts. and Michigan State came out on top.

Read More

Steve Frost/ThinkStock
Steve Frost/ThinkStock
[

H1N1 Flu Tablet May Replace Flu Shot

Vaxart is testing an oral H1N1 influenza tablet which could replace the flu shot.

Read More

Category: Grand Rapids News Tags: ,
karate-kid-daniel-bad-guy-pic
[

This Video Suggests Daniel is the Real Bad Guy in ‘The Karate Kid’

The original The Karate Kid is one of those seemingly untouchable slices of ‘80s nostalgia. Everyone above a certain age has a soft spot for it. It has effortlessly merged with general pop culture, with characters like Mr. Miyagi and lines like “Wax on, wax off” existing outside of the film that created them. It’s a touchstone … but what if it’s a touchstone that we have been misunderstanding for the past 31 years? What if Ralph Macchio’s Daniel isn’t the hero of the film, but actually – dun dun DUN – the real bad guy?

Read More

Category: Grand Rapids News
Late Show Stephen Colbert First Week Guests
Frederick M. Brown, Getty Images
[

Stephen Colbert Sets Scarlett Johansson, Amy Schumer and More for First ‘Late Show’ Week

We’re closer than ever to Stephen Colbert’s Late Show debut on September 8, and while George Clooney’s guest appearance gave a marquee head start, the full guest list for Colbert’s full week offers a much clearer view of the new series. Everyone from Jeb Bush to Elon Musk and Amy Schumer will fill out the ranks, with musical guests on deck as well.

Read More

Universal
Universal
[

Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Straight Outta Compton’ Shuts Down All Newcomers

Straight Outta Compton dominated the box office for the second weekend in a row, ensuring that every other movie in the top 10 that doesn’t feature Tom Cruise trembled in its mighty wake. Anyone with their finger on the cultural pulse foresaw the N.W.A. biopic doing well, but it’s performing above and beyond all expectations.

Read More

Category: Grand Rapids News
Ian Gavan, Getty Images
Ian Gavan, Getty Images
[

‘Harry Potter’ Fan Theory Gets J.K. Rowling’s Seal Of Approval

This fan theory literally gives the 'Deathly Hallows' a whole new meaning.

Read More

MichiganFearCamp.com
MichiganFearCamp.com
[

Camp Hatchet Set to Re-Open for Horror Camping Event

It was the setting for a string of mysterious disappearances 24 years ago, now new owners are looking to capitalize on the notorious legend of Camp Hatchet with a horror-themed camping event Saturday, September 12th.

Read More

james steidl/ThinkStock
james steidl/ThinkStock
[

Michigan Legislators Look to Repeal Laws About Swearing & More

There are quite a few redundant, outdated, and antiquated laws on the books that police departments don't enforce that lawmakers want to get rid of them entirely. Get your f-bombs ready.

Read More

Jonathan Pitre
Barcroft TV, YouTube
[

‘Butterfly Boy’ Has Rare Disorder Causing Skin to Flake Off

Jonathan Pitre is unlike most 14-year-olds.

Read More

Category: Grand Rapids News
Babbette
Babbette's Seeds of Hope, Facebook
[

Widower Honors Wife Who Died of Cancer With 4 Miles of Sunflowers

The love this husband has for his late wife continues to bloom.

Read More

Category: Grand Rapids News
Erik Stewart/Getty Images
Erik Stewart/Getty Images
[

Former Lions’ QB Erik Kramer Survives Gun Shot in Suicide Attempt

According to law enforcement sources and his former wife, former Lions' quarterback Erik Kramer shot himself on Tuesday night in an attempt to take his own life. 

Read More

Goonies house
Warner Bros.
[

‘Goonies’ House Closed to Fans After Harassment, Vandalism From Visitors

The real-life Goonies house in Astoria, Oregon has becoming something of a mecca for fans of the 80s cult classic. They would stop by, take pictures, do the Truffle Shuffle and all was good. But all of that Pacific Northwest hospitality has disappeared as the owner of the house has gotten sick of the attention and blocked access to the property, including covering the outside of the house in tarps. Hey, you guyyyyyys…get off my lawn!

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://wfgr.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 WFGR VIP quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive WFGR VIP contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.