3:51 PM Oct 4, 2013
The Spring Lake High School marching band performed in two marching invitationals last week and took top honors at both.
2:55 PM Oct 4, 2013
Ever since President Lyndon B. Johnson declared a War on Poverty, we have debated whether helping needy people trains them to be dependent or gets them on their feet. Evidence indicates that both sides have valid concerns.
2:00 PM Oct 4, 2013
When Lauren Sander’s classmates voted for her to be on their school's Homecoming Court, she took the opportunity to shine the light on the arts.
1:06 PM Oct 4, 2013
Grand Haven Department of Public Safety officers were at the scene after reports of something electrical burning caused alarm.
1:00 PM Oct 4, 2013
West Michigan's popular John Shea Trio will be presenting a night of piano jazz in Grand Haven for a local charity.
12:35 PM Oct 4, 2013
Lawmakers are taking seriously complaints that care for veterans has deteriorated since state nursing assistants at the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans were replaced by lower-paid workers hired by a contractor. Among the confirmed incidents is one in which a nursing assistant placed tape over a veteran's mouth, although there is a dispute over whether the incident was part of a game or an act of cruelty.
12:00 PM Oct 4, 2013
A historic district in Grand Haven is getting a fresh look toward the future.
11:03 AM Oct 4, 2013
A woman who was driving drunk when she crashed her minivan and killed her unbuckled 6-week-old son has been sentenced to serve between four and 15 years in prison.
10:00 AM Oct 4, 2013
Ottawa County officials plan to roll out a project that aims at fostering new agricultural businesses.
9:15 AM Oct 4, 2013
Breaking school records has become so normal with this year’s Spring Lake squad, that they didn’t even notice when they did it again on Thursday.
9:00 AM Oct 4, 2013
Former major league outfielder Chad Curtis was sentenced Thursday to 7-15 years in prison for inappropriately touching teenage girls.
8:00 AM Oct 4, 2013
Instead of heading to the computer lab on Thursday, students at St. Mary’s Catholic School had computers come to them.
7:00 AM Oct 4, 2013
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1 p.m. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. South-southwest wind 8 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
5:53 AM Oct 4, 2013
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:
12:09 AM Oct 4, 2013
Despite a lackluster showing, GH soccer tops Hudsonville
11:13 PM Oct 3, 2013
Three days into a government shutdown, President Barack Obama pointedly blamed House Speaker John Boehner on Thursday for keeping federal agencies closed, while the bitter budget dispute moved closer to a more critical showdown over the nation's line of credit.