1:00 PM Aug 1, 2013
A former Division II college football star who disappeared in the Michigan wilderness during an impromptu late-evening fishing trip had a number of alcoholic drinks on the day he died and told relatives in two final frantic phone calls that he believed he was being followed, according to police reports.
12:00 PM Aug 1, 2013
Beyond cyclonic carnival rides, the drum beat of parades and nightly waterfront shows, the Coast Guard Festival distills to one heartfelt event: Friday's National Memorial Service.
11:26 AM Aug 1, 2013
Have you looked to see if you or your friends were spotted by Tribune cameras this week at the Coast Guard Festival?
11:00 AM Aug 1, 2013
The leader of a small Michigan college referred to the faces of minorities on his campus as "dark ones" during an appearance Wednesday before a legislative subcommittee in Lansing but later issued an apology.
9:50 AM Aug 1, 2013
One Grand Haven man lost his chance to become a judge, and another faces possible jail time on election forgery charges.
9:00 AM Aug 1, 2013
A Michigan county has approved a five-year plan allowing the state Department of Natural Resources to kill mute swans.
8:00 AM Aug 1, 2013
Downtown Grand Haven has been transformed into a carnival this week.
7:00 AM Aug 1, 2013
Areas of fog before noon. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 73. West-northwest wind 7 to 17 mph.
6:00 AM Aug 1, 2013
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:
11:22 PM Jul 31, 2013
Places 10th in high jump at Junior Olympics competition
10:12 PM Jul 31, 2013
A Michigan man was sentenced Wednesday to 165 years in prison for traveling from Florida to Haiti countless times to sexually abuse dozens of children who lived in a group home he ran for the poor.
8:15 PM Jul 31, 2013
A bipartisan bill that would reduce the costs of borrowing for millions of students passed the House on Wednesday and was heading to President Barack Obama for his signature.
6:00 PM Jul 31, 2013
The Cellular Connection will be donating 60,000 backpacks full of school supplies to children through its School Rocks Backpack Giveaway initiative.
5:00 PM Jul 31, 2013
Candace of Spring Lake Township asked why they're called bayous. "I'm fairly new to West Michigan, and notice the small inlets off the river and Spring Lake are called bayous. Why are they called bayous? That sounds more appropriate for Louisiana than Michigan."
4:00 PM Jul 31, 2013
At least 10 suspected Nazi war criminals ordered deported by the United States never left the country, according to an Associated Press review of Justice Department data — and four are living in the United States today.
3:00 PM Jul 31, 2013
The first time I walked into the cloister on the church grounds, I felt like I was back home.