5:19 AM May 21, 2014
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:
11:35 PM May 20, 2014
West Ottawa sweeps twin bill from Grand Haven
7:19 PM May 20, 2014
(UPDATE: Tuesday 11:10 p.m.) Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell dispatched his tea party challenger with ease Tuesday night, and Democrats turned to two women, Alison Lundergan Grimes to oppose him in Kentucky and Michelle Nunn to fight for Georgia, in elections next fall with control of the Senate at stake.
5:54 PM May 20, 2014
A group of Michigan legislators announced measures Monday that would increase pressure on Canada not to let a power company bury waste from nuclear plants less than a mile from Lake Huron.
5:00 PM May 20, 2014
In a recent blog for the Washington, D.C.-based The Hill, Lucy Zhou asserts that a greater executive role is now needed to safeguard Americans’ right to vote.
4:07 PM May 20, 2014
(UPDATED Tuesday 5:25 p.m.) A crash backed up traffic along U.S. 31 Tuesday afternoon.
4:00 PM May 20, 2014
There are more than 50 stuffed cloth dolls with colorful dresses and bright hair bows laying on a table in Cathy Grill's Spring Lake home, waiting to be sent to children in the Philippines and El Salvador.
3:00 PM May 20, 2014
In the year 2000, the same year my son was born, we purchased a brand new Ford Expedition. It had all-wheel drive for safety in the winter, and the capability to tow our pop-up camper and boat.
2:00 PM May 20, 2014
The recent comments made by Donald Sterling, owner of the NBA’s Los Angeles Clippers, pertaining to “black people” were disturbing and concerning — to say the least.
1:00 PM May 20, 2014
A new agricultural museum in Michigan would include a collection of 6,000 farm toys as well as displays on the history of agriculture and agriculture technology, organizers said.
12:01 PM May 20, 2014
A proposed new restroom facility along Grand Haven’s boardwalk has come under fire from residents who live along Harbor Drive.
11:24 AM May 20, 2014
Police in downtown Brighton are cracking down on disorderly conduct by issuing tickets to people who swear or cause problems following complaints about the behavior of teenagers and young adults in the area.
10:45 AM May 20, 2014
Da "Yoopers" up dere in da U.P., Michigan's Upper Peninsula, have hit it big with inclusion of their nickname in Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary and the company's free online database.
10:00 AM May 20, 2014
After months of discussion, councils for Spring Lake Village and Ferrysburg both unanimously approved a new police services agreement within an hour of each other Monday night.
9:31 AM May 20, 2014
A southwestern Michigan prosecutor has called for the firing of a state trooper who pulled a gun on an 18-year-old woman whom he had stopped for speeding.
9:00 AM May 20, 2014
A Grand Haven man faces up to two years in prison when he is sentenced June 23 for third-degree child abuse.