Health experts hope that a month-old change in Michigan's vaccination waiver policy will ensure more kids are immunized in a state with the country's fourth-highest percentage of kindergartners exempted from at least one vaccine.
(UPDATE: Sunday 7:56 p.m.) A man crashed the gates at Coast Guard Station Grand Haven with his truck shortly after 6 a.m. Sunday, assaulted Coast Guard personnel and made a threat that he had some kind of explosive device in the truck, police said.
A chance of drizzle, snow and freezing drizzle before 1 p.m., then a chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 35. Light north-northeast wind becoming east-northeast 11 to 16 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 50 percent.
Gov. Rick Snyder signed an order Friday merging two social services agencies into the new Michigan Department of Health and Human Services in a bid to improve outcomes for those in need of public assistance with more coordination among government programs.
Dressed in Class A uniforms, local Cub Scouts and their leaders from Pack 3005 will greet the United Methodist Church of the Dunes congregation at both the 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. services this Sunday, Feb. 8.
The Calvin College Alumni Choir, under the direction of Pearl Shangkuan, with liturgist Michael Page, will lead “A Choral Evensong for Epiphany” at the Second Christian Reformed Church of Grand Haven at 5 p.m. Sunday.