Category Archives: Top Stories

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

The Mullet Championship narrowed down to 25 finalists

Not all heroes wear capes…sometimes they rock a crazy ‘do. A group of 25 men across the country have made it to the final round of the 2023 annual USA Mullet Championships. Voting is open until Friday for finalists like “Terry the Walmart Wolverine”, “Panhandle Justice” and “The Carolina Shrimp Tail”. What will the winner…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

Buddy’s Pizza giving away free pizza for the year

Free pizza for a year? Sign us up. FOX 17 is reporting that Buddy’s Pizza on 28th street in Grand Rapids is giving customers a chance to win free pies for a year. The reports mentions that it’s their 77th anniversary, and they’ll be giving away this prize to the first 77 people in line…MORE

Buddy’s Pizza giving away free pizza for the year

Free pizza for a year? Sign us up. FOX 17 is reporting that Buddy’s Pizza on 28th street in Grand Rapids is giving customers a chance to win free pies for a year. The reports mentions that it’s their 77th anniversary, and they’ll be giving away this prize to the first 77 people in line…MORE

Michigan’s Adventure opening this weekend

It’s finally back! 13 On Your Side reports that Michigan’s Adventure is reopening for the holiday weekend. The water park will open June 10. According to the park’s Facebook page, they are letting U.S. military in for free this weekend in honor of Memorial Day. READ FULL STORY: https://www.wzzm13.com/article/news/community/michigans-adventure-opens-memorial-day-weekend/69-74a70d19-2e7d-4ea3-8b5c-73f72c388f21MORE

Memorial Day events happening near you

Monday, May 29 is Memorial Day where we remember those who lost their lives serving in the United States military. If you’re looking for something to do for the holiday, WOOD TV8 has put together a list of events taking place around the area. The list includes the United Veterans Council of Kent County hosting…MORE

Grand Rapids among Top 20 best places to live in U.S.

U.S. News & World Report gave high praise to the city of Grand Rapids. According to 13 On Your Side, the publication’s yearly report on best places to live in the United States has named Grand Rapids once again. This year, the city comes in at No. 20 on the list they’ve created this year.…MORE