10:57 AM Jul 30, 2012
Nearby shoppers witnessed a purse snatching and were able to retrieve the purse for a woman shopping Friday at the Meijer store on Harvey Street near Sternberg Road.
10:30 AM Jul 30, 2012
Finding a message in a bottle washed ashore in the late 1800s on Lake Michigan from a vessel in distress was not uncommon. But when a note in a bottle was discovered by two Waukegan, Ill., boys walking along the beach near Lake Forest on the evening of October 2, 1895, the Grand Haven man who wrote the message made national headlines.
10:01 AM Jul 30, 2012
Coast Guard Park was filled with patriotic spirit on Sunday.
10:01 AM Jul 30, 2012
Downtown Development Authority officials from Grand Haven believe that recent training from the state will give them a leg up when it comes to potential redevelopment in the city.
8:00 AM Jul 30, 2012
After three years of upgrades at all Grand Haven Area Public Schools buildings, a $26 million bond project is coasting toward conclusion.
11:28 PM Jul 29, 2012
Kids, dogs, parents and spectators alike saluted the men and women of the United States Coast Guard Saturday at the Kid's Parade, one of the first events of the annual Coast Guard Festival.
10:36 PM Jul 29, 2012
There are always stories of motivation at events such as the Tri-Cities Family YMCA Coast Guard Run, whether it be competitors running in their 70s or 80s, those running for the first time, or the select few who have overcome big odds to complete the true test of endurance and dedication.
9:28 PM Jul 29, 2012
Months of preparation have led up to a frenzied week of work prior to today's start of the annual Grand Haven Coast Guard Festival.
9:25 PM Jul 29, 2012
Former Spring Lake High School standout Blake Rottschafer, who now stars for the Hope College mens' cross country team, was the top overall finisher in the 5K race at Saturday's Tri-Cities Family YMCA Coast Guard Run.
2:00 PM Jul 29, 2012
"If you feed them, they will call.' That's what Mike Mitchell says about area emergency personnel.
12:00 PM Jul 29, 2012
As part of its ongoing effort to reach a large and diverse regional audience, West Michigan Symphony will present a free outdoor concerts at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 24, in Spring Lake.
10:00 AM Jul 29, 2012
Masses of people heading to downtown Grand Haven for the culmination of the Coast Guard Festival on Saturday means getting around town will be trickier.
5:00 PM Jul 28, 2012
Sometimes we forget how great it is to live along the Lake Michigan shore and its beautiful beaches. That's why we need the people who visited here, or have moved away and miss the area, write about it to remind us of our good fortune.
4:00 PM Jul 28, 2012
The 89th annual Coast Guard Festival commenced on July 26 with a quilt show.