I grew up in South Haven. Gotta love the Lake Michigan shore! I still feel a yearning for the beach, pretty much daily. I moved to Grand Rapids to go to Calvin College and study theater. Eventually I changed my major to another passion of mine- media. I was lucky enough to nab a position as an intern at Townsquare Media. About 10 years later I’ve had the pleasure of working in many positions, and I love that I get to spend every week day 10-3 talking with you on GRD! The Liquid Lunch is one of my favorite parts of the day! I just got married in September. My husband (that's still a little weird to say, haha!) Charlie and I laugh together every single day, and he puts up with all of my nonsense—which is not a small amount of nonsense… I may have a slight problem with watching too much TV: Anything on Investigation Discovery, Chopped, Real Housewives, documentaries on Netflix… I could go on. Other things I love: My own rude and feisty orange cat (Money Bags! Yes, that's his real name!), the beach (you may have thought I covered that already, but I really, really love it, OK?), reading, ‘90s alternative rock, people watching, drinking on patios, and most of all -- my dear, dear family.
Looking for Masks? Old Navy is Now Selling Them for Kids and Adults
With face masks required in enclosed public places in Michigan, maybe you've been on the hunt for some.
Bloody Brawl Breaks out on Flight to Detroit
A fight broke out on a packed Spirit Airlines flight when a passenger became upset that others were being loud while he was trying to sleep. Soon, punches were flying.
U.P. Resort and Casino to Open Slot Floor, Bingo, Next Week
An Upper Peninsula resort and casino west of Escanaba has announced plans to open in phases starting May 6.
Michigan Couple Featured on John Krasinski’s ‘Some Good News’
Actor and director John Krasinski has stepped up with a DIY video blog, "Some Good News with John Krasinski", shot in a room in his house, complete with a sweet handmade sign.
Grand Rapids Reporter Shares SUPER Unfortunate License Plate
WOOD-TV 8 reporter Lynsey Mukomel was shocked when she got this sexually suggestive Michigan license plate in the mail...
Michigan Chonky Cat Needs Loving Family ‘To Help Him Slim Down’
This thicc boy needs a loving home!
Lansing Zoo Holding Contest to Name Rare Baby Rhino
On Christmas Eve, Lansing's Potter Park Zoo celebrated the birth of a rare black rhino calf. Now they're looking for help naming the little guy!
U.S. Raises Legal Age to Buy Cigarettes, Vape Products to 21
President Donald Trump has signed a bill into law that will prohibit the sale of tobacco, e-cigarettes, and vape products to anyone under 21.
‘Impractical Jokers’ Coming to Van Andel Arena in January
The four friends who compete to embarrass each other are coming to Grand Rapids.
Walgreens to Close 200 Stores Nationwide
Will you have to find a different place to grab those essential items like cat food, toothpaste, or detergent, along with your prescriptions?