Hi. I'm Casey. I'm the new morning co-host on 98.7 WFGR. I was asked to write something about myself so...um, well, ok...here goes... Until I was 16, I lived in Centerville, OH. They cheer for The Ohio State University. Hi Brutus! O-H...I went to high school with Kirk Herbstreit from ESPN. They misspelled his name in the yearbook. Centerville Elk Pride! When my dad was transferred because of his job, I moved to Farmington Hills, MI. They root for the University of Michigan. Go Blue! I've seen a football game in the Big House...except the football game I witnessed was an English Premiere League Soccer Game. Still amazing! Michigan fans are so passionate even for soccer, the other football. After graduating from Ferris State University (Go Bulldogs!) & The Specs Howard School of Broadcast Arts, the radio world sent me to Lansing. They cheer for Michigan State University. Hello Sparty! When I lived there, Nick Saban was the head coach. Roll Tide? From Lansing, my radio career took me to South Bend, IN. They really like the University of Notre Dame. Let's just say I had a lot of access at ND. I've had the opportunity to meet every living Notre Dame Head Football coach. Go Irish! It was in South Bend that I raised my daughter. She is in college now and with all these wonderful influences which school do you imagine she attends? Purdue University! Boiler Up! For a brief insane moment, I worked in Tallahassee, FL. However, The Florida State University Seminoles didn't know what to make of this northern Big 10 fan. "God bless their hearts." I'm thrilled to be back in the Midwest and living in West Michigan where I know I'll always have a winning team to cheer for! Let's be honest...What goes better with College Football then a beer? What better place to enjoy a cold one then in Beer City? I look forward to serving the WFGR listeners and Grand Rapids! Thanks for listening.
100 Days Til Christmas-Yep, I Said It
The forecast for the weekend calls for sunshine and temperatures in the 80's. The calendar says we should have thoughts of Fall and all that it brings in Michigan. Things like hayrides, pumpkin patches, apple picking, college football and Halloween. But guess what? It's 100 days until Chri…
Tractors On Parade On Mackinac Bridge
The 14th Annual Mackinac Bridge Antique Tractor Crossing took place over the weekend. It's quite an event to see as hundreds of tractors cross the bridge at once.
Amazing Sea Of Maize! Look At 108,345 Fans In Yellow
Just 2 weeks in and some are saying Michigan football looks to be a contender in the Big Ten East. They won over the Washington Huskies over the weekend. The score was 31 to 10. And the fans? They showed up too!
Lower Tahquamenon Falls Will Become Easier To Access
Planning a trip up north to see the Tahquamenon Falls? It will soon become easier to access.
Warning Of Another Heat Advisory For West Michigan
Hot, humid, muggy, moist, oppressive, dank...A HEAT ADVISORY is in effect today for most of West Michigan from noon until 8 P.M.
Let The Debate Begin: Whitmer Adds Questionable Condiment to Pasty
Let the debate begin. On her recent trip to the Upper Peninsula, Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer was seen adding a questionable condiment to her pasty.
Crazy Michigan Drinking Law You May Not Know
Do you have plans in the near future to enjoy an adult beverage? Since Grand Rapids is Beer City, a pint might be on your list. A pint is a pint, right? Not necessarily.
Vaccine Fury at DeVos Children’s Hospital
A pediatric ophthalmic technician at Devos Children's Hospital has caused a stir with her anti-vaccine videos on Tik Tok. Devos Children's Hospital is making the vaccine mandatory for its employees after it receives FDA approval.
Dining Emergency: 90% of Michigan Restaurants Are Understaffed
If you have been out to eat recently, you have probably noticed that it's taking longer to be seated and to receive your food. That's because we are experiencing a dining emergency as 9 out 10 Michigan restaurants are understaffed.
Made In Michigan – Movie Edition
Filmmakers find something about Michigan that they like. Maybe it’s that grittiness that was on display in 8 Mile. Perhaps its the Midwest charm in Grosse Pointe Blank. Is it the ease you feel when in West Michigan? Whatever the reason, here are some Made-in-Michigan movies: