With 10 weeks of campaigning in their rearview mirror, Greater Ottawa County United Way staff and campaign volunteers are watching the mercury rise on the campaign thermometer signs around Ottawa County.
A quarter of the newly hired teachers in the struggling Muskegon Heights school district have quit since a private for-profit company picked by the state-appointed emergency financial manager took over its operations.
Andrew of Grand Haven asked, "Please tell us how the gas for cars gets to the terminals. Years ago, it came by whaleback ship. Now we see the trucks (semis) going out of both the Ferrysburg terminals."