Midday West Michigan

Deep Water Horizon is a big screen treatment of the disaster.  The film opens today, along with Miss Peregrine's Home For Peculiar Children, directed by Tim Burton, the critically acclaimed Queen of Katwe and the comedy Masterminds.  WGVU talks with Ron Van Timmeran and Eric Kuiper from Celebration Cinema about these movies and new slate of indie flicks.


Tuesday, September 27th @ 9 PM on WGVU-HD, FRONTLINE Premieres The Choice 2016 - The Dueling Stories of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump as They Compete for the Presidency.    

WGVU spoke with co-producer, Mike Wiser.

Grand Valley State University sophomore running back Marty Carter is averaging 11.3 yards a carry and nearly 150 yards per game.    Grand Valley Sports Report catches up with this exciting student athlete who is making the most of his opportunity as a Laker.

Mark Sanchez
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We discuss ArtPrize economics, Metro Health and University of Michigan Health System signing a definitive agreement for affiliation and Grand Valley Health closes its HMO business.    

Peter Hoekstra
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Investigators probing bomb blasts in New York and New Jersey say they've found no evidence so far that the suspect in the attacks was part of a broader terrorist cell.

Ahmad Khan Rahami was shot Monday in an exchange of gunfire with police in Linden, New Jersey.

A law enforcement official speaking on condition of anonymity says Rahami wasn't on any terror or no-fly lists but had been interviewed for immigration purposes.

WGVU spoke with Pete Hoekstra, former West Michigan congressman and chairman of the House Select Committee on Intelligence.   

Kent County GOP held its annual Lincoln Day Dinner Monday evening. GOP Presidential candidate Carly Fiorina was keynote speaker. She spoke about the impacts and successes of women leaders in the Republican Party.

Also at the event was Alex Smith, National Chair of the College Republican National Committee. 

WGVU spoke with Smith about how the GOP is appealing to young voters.

Grand Valley State Sports Report

Sep 19, 2016

Jayma martin and Gabby Guibord have made huge contributions to Grand Valley State University's women's soccer dynasty. The seniors are part of a talented class that is going for its fourth straight NCAA Division II title.  

Watch the Grand Valley State Sports Report every Monday at 6 PM on WGVU-HD and Friday at 7;30 PM on WGVU-Life.

Sequels dominate this week's slate of movie releases

Sep 17, 2016

This week's movies are rife with nostalgia for the late 90's and early 2000's, including Bridge Jones's Baby to the latest Blair Witch project sequel.  WGVU breaks it all down with Ron Van Timmeran from Celebration Cinema.

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On September 15, 1970, Shelley Speet Mills was murdered. She was a 19-year old bride, married just 17 days, when someone entered her Heritage Hill apartment stabbing her 32 times.

On the eve of the 46th anniversary of this crime, a documentary focusing on the cold case investigation will be shown Wednesday, September 14th at 7:00 and 9:00 PM at Wealthy Street Theater. It’s called “Heritage Hill Bride: The Murder of Shelley Speet Mills.”

Grand Valley State Sports Report

Sep 13, 2016

Grand Valley State University Senior placekicker, Joel Schipper, has been putting the ball through the uprights for the Lakers over four seasons.

Tom Cleary features the two-sport athlete from Grand Rapids Christian High School.

You can watch the Grand Valley State Sports Report every Monday at 6pm on WGVU-HD and Fridays at 7:30pm on WGVU Life.