In the upcoming weeks, families in the Fruitport, Grand Haven and Spring Lake school districts will learn about kindergarten, meet staff and get acquainted with the school buildings during annual roundups.
Despite data and expert testimony that a fire barn at the northeast corner of Fruitport Road and M-104 could improve service response times for the Spring Lake Township Fire Department, village planning commissioners apparently don’t have a burning desire to have one there.
Snow showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 13. Wind chill values as low as minus 10. Breezy, with a west-northwest wind 15 to 23 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 32 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70 percent. New snow accumulation of less than 1 inch possible.
President Barack Obama on Tuesday announced the creation of two Pentagon-led institutes to boost advanced high-tech manufacturing, with the eventual goal of creating jobs that have been lost to global competition.