A Grand Haven man's spring fling on his motorcycle turned into a struggle for survival when a Chevrolet Suburban struck him on St. Patrick's Day.
Doug Furton had just returned home from a trip celebrating his 10-year anniversary with his wife, Anne Marie Fauvel, when the accident happened.
After playing limited minutes throughout the regular season, Grand Haven junior Abby Cole showed her true potential on the basketball court during the late stages of the Buccaneers' state championship run.
Because of an early heat treat, maple syrup producers were forced to tap in early if they wanted to do their pancakes proud.
According to a spokesman for the Michigan Maple Syrup Association, this was the earliest sap season on record, and many producers came up empty.