10:54 AM Jul 6, 2012
Several area recreational athletic programs have found ways to deal with the recent oppressive heat wave that has settled over West Michigan.
10:44 AM Jul 6, 2012
The Midwest Beach Volleyball Tour will make two stops at Grand Haven State Park this year, including Saturday's MBVT Grand Haven Wilson Open. The event begins at 9 a.m., with finals taking place around 4 p.m. The action continues on Sunday with coed play. "This is usually one of our best tournaments because of the big vacation weekend,' said tour organizer Scott VanderWerp. "We usually get in excess of 100 teams in all of the divisions.'
10:21 AM Jul 6, 2012
Gerry Witherell hoped the Music in the Park concert series would be a time for community members to sit in the shade, enjoying a picnic and listening to music.
10:15 AM Jul 6, 2012
Firefighters cut down a tree at Kirk Park Thursday after it was damaged by fire.
8:00 AM Jul 6, 2012
The West Michigan Academy of Arts & Academics could have two new classrooms in its fourth- and fifth-grade wings for the upcoming school year.
7:00 AM Jul 6, 2012
An excessive heat warning continues through 8 a.m. Saturday, and an air quality alert is in effect for unhealthy levels of air pollutants (ozone) is in effect for Ottawa County for today.
6:00 AM Jul 6, 2012
Police in Washtenaw County arrested a man who was trying to steal $40,000 worth of marijuana from a facility licensed to grow it for medical use.
8:15 PM Jul 5, 2012
A series of thunderstorms that raged across parts of Michigan's Lower Peninsula temporarily dampened record-setting high temperatures that have gripped the state for more than a week.
7:42 PM Jul 5, 2012
Shades of red, white and blue lined the streets as residents braved the heat and humidity to celebrate America's independence.
7:38 PM Jul 5, 2012
A man was arrested for stabbing a guest at an Independence Day party in Muskegon.
7:32 PM Jul 5, 2012
Police are asking the public to help identify a man wanted for questioning in connection with a break-in of a Norton Shores drug store Tuesday morning.
2:48 PM Jul 5, 2012
One of the last remaining vacant parcels on Spring Lake is slated for development.
2:46 PM Jul 5, 2012
Pat McGinnis was reviewed by City Council this week, his first since last fall's elections, and he said it was "exceptionally positive."
1:00 PM Jul 5, 2012
A 59-year-old former Michigan teacher who authorities said had a sexual relationship with a then-16-year-old student in 2010 faces sentencing in two counties later this summer.