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.
1:00 PM Jul 28, 2012
North Ottawa Community Health System recently received a special grant from the Michigan State Medical Society Foundation.
10:30 AM Jul 28, 2012
The ranks of America's poor are on track to climb to levels unseen in nearly half a century, erasing gains from the war on poverty in the 1960s amid a weak economy and fraying government safety net.
6:37 AM Jul 28, 2012
TORONTO (AP) - Detroit manager Jim Leyland said the offense didn't do enough. Starter Rick Porcello felt his pitching wasn't up to par. Either way, the Tigers came up short against a team on the fringes of the playoff race, and no one was happy about it.
9:14 PM Jul 27, 2012
Hot weather is altering fish behavior so anglers will also have to change tactics if they want to be successful. Walleye, trout and salmon were found in deeper water in the Great Lakes. Those fishing the inland lakes will want to find the thermocline and fish the deeper cooler waters at dawn and dusk. Those fishing the rivers may have better success after cooler weather returns because game fish are sluggish in this heat.
5:00 PM Jul 27, 2012
Jon from Grand Haven Township asked: "I remember a Tribune story about a new Verizon cell phone tower in the middle of the township. I live in the area of Mercury Drive and Comstock Street, and my service is poor. When's that tower going up?"
4:00 PM Jul 27, 2012
Three Republican candidates for the Ottawa County drain commissioner position are squaring off in the upcoming primary election.
3:30 PM Jul 27, 2012
Grand Haven Township voters will decide the fate of a four-year 0.25 mill proposal to support the North Ottawa County Council on Aging in the Aug.7 primary election.
3:00 PM Jul 27, 2012
Township voters will be asked to OK a millage for fire and rescue services in the township on Aug. 7. If approved, it would provide funds to purchase a new firefighting apparatus for the Township's Fire/Rescue Department.
1:00 PM Jul 27, 2012
As a member of the U.S. Coast Guard for 12 years, Petty Officer 1st Class Tyler Benson has been involved in his share of harrowing rescues on the water.
12:00 PM Jul 27, 2012
On a calm bayou spangled in evening sunrays, yoga enthusiasts take deep breaths and stretch – a paddleboard as their mat, the water as their studio.
10:01 AM Jul 27, 2012
The U.S. Olympic teams will be going for the gold this week in London, and a Spring Lake Township family will be right there in the action.