4:27 PM Jan 6, 2014
The Coast Guard Cutter Hollyhock was involved in a collision with a 990-foot motor vessel in northern Lake Michigan on Sunday morning.
3:00 PM Jan 6, 2014
Suspending a student from school in most cases doesn’t seem like the proper penalty. It appears to be the easy way out, but by far the least effective way to handle misbehavior.
2:17 PM Jan 6, 2014
Many schools and businesses closed for business yet again as snow and below-zero temperatures cloak the area.
2:03 PM Jan 6, 2014
The Village of Spring Lake has entered into six-month trial agreement with Ottawa County to share its fiscal services director.
1:43 PM Jan 6, 2014
Long before white settlements were established in what became Ottawa County, residents were Native Americans from Pottawatomie and Ottawa tribes. Of their many beliefs, the tribes shared fear of a creature known as the “Wendigo.”
12:00 PM Jan 6, 2014
It looked like a clerical error cover-up in Northwest Ottawa County Monday - and somebody spilled the whiteout.
10:53 AM Jan 6, 2014
The Arctic blast has arrived!
10:03 AM Jan 6, 2014
A cold wind whipped across Dewey Hill as area residents braved the dune’s icy conditions on Saturday morning.
10:02 AM Jan 6, 2014
Slippery roads didn’t stop three families from attending a nature journaling workshop at Hemlock Crossing County Park on Sunday.
9:00 AM Jan 6, 2014
The U.S. Department of Agriculture opened the door Friday to commercial sales of corn and soybean seeds genetically engineered to resist the weed killer 2,4-D, which is best known as an ingredient in the Vietnam War-era herbicide Agent Orange.
7:57 AM Jan 6, 2014
Voters in the Spring Lake school district will soon have three opportunities to have their opinions heard regarding the future of the district’s facilities.
7:00 AM Jan 6, 2014
Snow showers likely. Blowing snow. Highs zero to 5 above. Chance of snow 70 percent. Wind chills will be dangerously low through Tuesday afternoon.
6:02 AM Jan 6, 2014
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:
11:04 PM Jan 5, 2014
Seven different Fruitport wrestlers won their weight class at the Orchard View tournament on Saturday, but the squad finished second to Niles, who had four.
10:42 PM Jan 5, 2014
The Western Michigan Christian boys basketball team had not defeated league foe Tri-Unity Christian in their gym for nearly 20 years.
10:22 PM Jan 5, 2014
The good news? We aren't expected to hit record low temperatures today or Tuesday with the predicted single digit mercury readings.
9:44 PM Jan 5, 2014
With the extreme weather forecasted for our area, getting your paper delivered in a timely manner might be a challenge.