2:25 PM Jan 30, 2015
Earlier this week, students and parents from West Michigan Academy of Arts and Academics visited the state Capitol as part of National School Choice Week.
12:44 PM Jan 30, 2015
Declaring an end to "mindless austerity," President Barack Obama called for a surge in government spending Thursday, and asked Congress to throw out the sweeping budget cuts both parties agreed to four years ago when deficits were spiraling out of control.
11:56 AM Jan 30, 2015
Organizers of an upcoming run/walk hope it casts a spotlight on plans to overhaul the city’s Waterfront Stadium.
11:00 AM Jan 30, 2015
Rod McKuen, the husky-voiced "King of Kitsch" whose avalanche of music, verse and spoken-word recordings in the 1960s and '70s overwhelmed critical mockery and made him an Oscar-nominated songwriter and one of the best-selling poets in history, has died. He was 81.
10:20 AM Jan 30, 2015
The Western Michigan Christian girls basketball team got off to a great start at home Thursday, but a talented Covenant Christian team fought back and left town with a 61-40 win.
10:00 AM Jan 30, 2015
An Ottawa County woman pled guilty Thursday in a federal courtroom in Grand Rapids to a charge of wire fraud over several years, which resulted in stealing nearly $900,000 from an Allendale hotel where she worked.
9:18 AM Jan 30, 2015
The Spring Lake swimming and diving team defeated rival Ludington on Thursday, 100-78.
9:01 AM Jan 30, 2015
The state says Michigan's seasonally unadjusted unemployment rate was 5.6 percent in December, little changed over one month but down 2.1 points over a year.
8:00 AM Jan 30, 2015
An Ottawa County man arrested Sunday after stealing a snow plow in Byron Center is at the center of a Grand Haven-based criminal operation that spanned the state with a shopping list of items to steal, investigators say.
7:00 AM Jan 30, 2015
A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
5:44 AM Jan 30, 2015
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:
11:57 PM Jan 29, 2015
It wasn’t long ago that Spencer Poort was a young up-and-coming freshman on the Grand Haven swimming and diving team.
7:15 PM Jan 29, 2015
(UPDATED 7:15 p.m. Thursday) A former area resident has been missing for more than a week, and his family is frantically searching for the 39-year-old man.
5:54 PM Jan 29, 2015
The dental careers program at Careerline Tech Center began its 2015 school year with state-of-the-art dental chairs donated by a Grand Haven dentist.
5:00 PM Jan 29, 2015
Patriots or Seahawks?
3:55 PM Jan 29, 2015
You know, I was going to, did actually, write this long column about a sign I saw in the area recently that really rubbed me the wrong way.