Local plant industry officials say new inspection guidelines recently enacted at the state level will help the industry from invasive pests and high costs.
Lt. Gov. Brian Calley this week signed legislation to better target plant nursery inspections based on risk of invasive and exotic pests.
Throngs of Grand Haven High School students shined in yellow on Friday, honoring a fellow classmate no longer with them.
Friday was the one-year anniversary of Zachary Kline's death. Zachary killed himself after being bullied, his parents - Juli and David Kline - had said.
Ottawa County residents can breathe a little easier, according to the results of the American Lung Association's annual report released this week.
According to the "State of the Air 2012' findings, the county's air quality has improved from an F to a C grade, based on ozone pollution.
First Christian Reformed Church of Grand Haven will conduct another electronics recycling event next weekend.
It will take place at the church, 516 S. Ferry St., from 1-4 p.m. Friday, May 4; and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 5.
A building that housed a furniture store for years is now getting a new life after sitting empty since 2008.
Contractors knocked the false front off the former Porenta's Furniture store, 111 N. Third St., and cut several new windows into the brick building.
Today: Rain and snow likely after 9 a.m., becoming all rain after 2 p.m. Cloudy, with a high near 45. East-southeast wind at around 17 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70 percent. Little or no snow accumulation expected.