Contact Us
Michigan News

Michigan News

Jamie Squire, Getty Images
Jamie Squire, Getty Images
[

Ted Nugent Calls Racist Accusations ‘A Clear Act of Desperation’

Following the cancellation of one of his concerts, Ted Nugent has gone after those whom he believes are trying to destroy his career.

Read More

Joey L
Joey L
[

Michigan’s Dark Horse Brewing Co. Gets Reality Show on The History Channel

Very exciting news for the Michigan craft beer community: Dark Horse Brewing Co. from Marshall is getting a reality show!

Read More

Michael Forever Tribute Concert
[

Smokey Robinson’s ‘Smokey & Friends’ Duet Album Out Aug. 19 [Audio]

The legendary Smokey Robinson will be releasing a duets album titled 'Smokey & Friends' on Aug. 19, and for one of the tracks on the album, the song pairs the legendary Motown singer with John Legend for an old classic. Click on the video above to hear the two duet on the 1976 hit, 'Quiet Storm.'

Read More

Mario Tama/Getty Images
Mario Tama/Getty Images
[

RECALL: Fruit Sold At Costco, Trader Joe’s, Walmart

A company in California has issued a voluntary nationwide recall of specific lots of its fresh peaches, plums, nectarines and pluots (a type of plum) because of concerns of possible listeria contamination.

Read More

Steve Frost, ThinkStock
Steve Frost, ThinkStock
[

Michigan Ranks 32nd in U.S. for Overall Child Well-Being [Infographic]

Michigan ranks 32nd in the 25th annual KIDS COUNT report on overall child well-being from the Michigan League for Public Policy.

The report ranks all 50 states and considers education, economic well-being, health, and family/community.

Read More

PHOTO: Jojo Whilden/Netflix
PHOTO: Jojo Whilden/Netflix
[

Saginaw County Jail Bans Orange Jumpsuits Because They’re Too ‘Cool’

Saginaw County has a problem.

According to Sheriff William Federspiel, the classic orange jumpsuits have to go for local prisoners. Why? They've become "cool" and people are starting to copy the look in real life. 

Read More

Category: Michigan News, News
A conceptual drawing for a proposed new Detroit arena by Olympia Development of Michigan. (Illustration: Ilitch Holdings, Inc./PRNewsFoto)
A conceptual drawing for a proposed new Detroit arena by Olympia Development of Michigan. (Illustration: Ilitch Holdings, Inc./PRNewsFoto)
[

Redevelopment Vision Shared for Detroit Mixed-Use Sports, Entertainment District

Olympia Development of Michigan today announced plans for a sweeping transformation of dozens of underutilized blocks between downtown and midtown Detroit into a sports and entertainment district.

The project will connect existing and new development efforts in downtown and midtown Detroit along Woodward Avenue with five walkable, livable mixed-use district neighborhoods, and includes an arena to replace Joe Louis Arena.

The new, mixed-use development is being coupled with new arena's construction, officials said. The development project is estimated at $650 million, according to Ilitch Holdings, Inc., which owns Olympia Development of Michigan.

Read More

Category: Michigan News, News, Sports Tags:
Photo by Jeff Haynes /Sports Illustrated/Getty Images
Photo by Jeff Haynes /Sports Illustrated/Getty Images
[

24 Things Michigan Does Better Than Anyone Else

Thrillist.com published this list which is cute and the good thing is it's pretty clear the writer may actually have been here once or twice in his life.

Read More

Rick Martinez/Townsquare Media Grand Rapids
Rick Martinez/Townsquare Media Grand Rapids
[

On Tap with Summer Craft Beer Festival 2014 [Photos]

John Ball Park was the venue and craft beers were the main course Saturday.

The fourth annual Summer Craft Beer Festival poured, played, entertained and fed hundreds from across Grand Rapids, West Michigan and beyond on a summery afternoon and early evening with sunshine and temperatures creeping into the low 80s.

Read More

Eric Tadsen/ThinkStock
Eric Tadsen/ThinkStock
[

Where Michigan Ranks On Our Food And Drink Merits

There is a list out on specialty list site "Thrillist" that ranks all the States based on their food and drink. It's a pretty harsh list, that Michigan does really well on.

Read More

The Purge Anarchy machete guy
Universal
[

New Movies This Week: ‘The Purge: Anarchy,’ ‘Planes: Fire and Rescue,’ ‘Sex Tape’ [Video]

A crime thriller, an animated romp and a raunchy comedy—just the dose of variety the movie doctor ordered for what's been a rather bland summer season at cinemas so far.

Read More

Jupiterimages/ThinkStock
Jupiterimages/ThinkStock
[

Looking Forward to the Next Holiday Weekend: Labor Day

The summer is midway through practically, although it's only mid-July.

That's what we get for starting the season with Memorial Day instead of the official start of summer with the summer solstice.

Soon, Labor Day will be upon us here in West Michigan, which means a long, last weekend of summer and more time off for the rank and file.

Read More

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and 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 points, 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 with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://wfgr.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, 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.

Register on 98.7 WFGR Classic Hits quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Please solve this simple math problem to prove that you are a real person.

Register on 98.7 WFGR Classic Hits quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!