I sometimes get asked if I am still working for the Grand Haven Tribune. I suppose some people who read my columns believe I still work for the newspaper.
DETROIT — A well-known religious statue is visiting Michigan as part of a U.S. tour that runs through late 2017.
The following editorial was published in The Holland Sentinel on July 17:
CHESTER TWP. — A 7-year-old Grand Rapids boy drowned Sunday in an Ottawa County Lake while helping another child to safety, said Ottawa County Sheriff’ Sgt. J. Douglas.
News companies continue to look for new revenue streams to pay for their digital journalism, and the Grand Haven Tribune is no different.
WEST OLIVE — Behm Blueberry Farm has been sold, but the 40-acre parcel will remain a blueberry farm.
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FERRYSBURG — This past week, 27 youngsters from Paris visited Ferrysburg as part of their visit to the United States.
Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
The Lakeshore Soccer Club — formerly Tri-Cities Strikers — held its annual 3-on-3 tournament on Harbor Island this weekend.
TUESDAY, JULY 26
Mary T. Harvey, of Spring Lake, died Friday, July 22, at North Ottawa Care Center at Heartwood Lodge. She was 87.
BRIDGETON TWP. — Police have identified the 26-year old man who drowned Saturday afternoon while tubing on the Muskegon River as Kevin Tejchma of Fruitport.
CHESTER TWP. — The body of a missing 7-year-old boy was recovered from Crockery Lake by a team of emergency crews and divers.
Enrollment numbers are critical for Michigan public schools when it comes to getting state funding. In short, fewer students means less money.