Lauren is thrilled to be back home in West Michigan! A graduate of Allegan High School and GVSU, she started her broadcasting career in Grand Rapids before moving around the Midwest to do radio in states like Nebraska and Missouri. When she's not on the air she's playing darts at the local breweries, antiquing, or chasing around the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile. Seriously.
Chicago Man Credited With Creating the Midwest’s Favorite Popcorn Mix
Garrett's Popcorn in Chicago is credited with creating the mixture of cheddar cheese and caramel popcorn, also known as "Chicago Mix" or "Midwest Mix".
Michiganders Who Despise Roundabouts Are In For Another Rude Awakening
Michiganders who are strongly opposed to roundabouts and Michigan Lefts will soon have another interchange to navigate, diverging diamonds.
Which Households Will See Michigan’s New $550 Tax Refund Check?
Michigan families will begin retroactively receiving checks for 2022 tax season thanks to new Earned Income Tax Credit legislation.
Michigan Family Holds Record For World’s Oldest Known Christmas Fruitcake
At 145 years old the family of Fidelia Ford carries on her legacy by preserving her last fruitcake, originally baked Christmas 1878.
Could The State of Michigan Soon Celebrate a New Official Holiday?
With states like New York and California officially recognizing the Lunar New Year as a holiday, could Michigan soon follow suit?
Nice Try Wisconsin, We All Know Michigan Is The TRUE Mitten State
Revisiting the longstanding debate over which state looks more like a Mitten, Wisconsin or Michigan?
Buckle UP! Which Michigan County Ranks Worst For Seat Belt Usage?
A new report from MSU and OHSP show seat belt use is decreasing among Michiganders. Who's the worst offender?
Honestly, This Lorax Themed Airbnb in Detroit Could Be More Lorax-y
The Lorax home in Detroit is more than an homage to Dr. Seuss, it's a message of hope!
Are T.J. Maxx and Marshalls Closing Stores Across Michigan?
With big box retailers like Bed Bath & Beyond closing locations throughout Michigan, what's the fate of T.J. Maxx and Marshalls?
For Sale: In Michigan, Are You Required to Disclose Your House is Haunted?
Some states like Alaska and South Dakota have laws regarding the sale of "stigmatized properties"-- is Michigan one of them? And what qualifies as 'haunted'?
Why Don’t Michiganders Pair Their Cinnamon Rolls With a Bowl of Chili?
A staple of the Midwest, chili and cinnamon rolls is not a common dish like it is in Nebraska and Kansas.
This Cursed Part of Lake Michigan is Known as ‘Death’s Door’
The passage known as "Death's Door" connects Lake Michigan to Green Bay and has claimed over 275 ships.