Wyoming District 9 goes undefeated to earn trip to the Big League World Series

Wyoming District 9 finished the 2016 Central States Regional the way they started it, with a shutout victory over Illinois District 15.

By:Mike Moll

MOPAR enthusiasts… rev your engines July 30

Presented by the West Michigan Mopar Club, this family-friendly car show and swap meet is the region’s largest all-Chrysler products event of its type.

By:Jay A. Follis

Going Local: Daniele’s Pizzeria

Four weeks into Going Local and the flavors have been all over the map. My tastebuds have taken a trip from Chinese, to barbecue, to Mediterranean, and now pizza. It’s a world tour right here in Wyoming and Kentwood.

By:Mike DeWitt and Victoria Mullen

Renée Stout: ‘Tales of the Conjure Woman’ opens at KIA July 23

Stout explores an underground system of African-derived folk beliefs, transmitted from slavery to the present, which have morphed and adapted to cultural conditions including plantation life, Christianity and the modern urban existence.

By:Katie Houston

July 21, 2016

Farm Market Recipe of the Week: Blueberry Maple Muffins

Whole-wheat flour and flaxseeds give these maple syrup-sweetened blueberry muffins a delicious, nutty flavor. Compared to a traditional version of the recipe, they have four times the dietary fiber.

By:Metro Health

July 21, 2016

New Mini Exhibit ‘An Olympic View’ Opening at the Grand Rapids Public Museum

The Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM) announced today the new mini exhibit An Olympic View will open July 23rd. This exhibit celebrates the history of the Games, athletes from Grand Rapids, as well as the Brazil, the 2016 host.

By:Kate Moore

July 21, 2016

Couch Surfing in Treviso, Italy

Couch surfing is more of a cultural exchange than a free place to stay. True, there is no charge (although it’s suggested that you bring your host a small gift, or cook them a meal). This was my first official couch surf using the Couch Surfing site. And what a great experience it turned out to be!

By:Lynn Strough

July 21, 2016

Wyoming marks the summer with the opening of Ideal Park

Wyoming Parks and Recreation Department marks the summer with the reopening of Ideal Park along with several other park improvements including new exercise equipment at Pinery Park.

By:Joanne Bailey-Boorsma

July 20, 2016

Saugatuck Center for the Arts goes a little country with next featured artist

Up next for the Saugatuck Center for the Arts’ Summer in the Studio concert series is the Nashville-based The Babbas featuring Annie Sellick and Pat Bergeson.

By:Angela Peavey