11:01 AM May 17, 2012
Cathy Bingham's eyes filled with tears as she looked at her daughter, Barbara, and recounted the ways her family has been blessed. As with all newborns, the Bingham family was forever changed when Cathy gave birth to Barbara. But Barbara is different from her siblings. She was born with Down syndrome and a heart defect.
10:28 AM May 17, 2012
Spring Lake and Fruitport will meet with the Lakes Eight Conference girls soccer title on the line on Monday.
10:18 AM May 17, 2012
West Ottawa's Collin Gee limited Grand Haven to just three hits over seven innings in a 5-2 O-K Red Conference baseball victory for the Panthers on Tuesday.
10:00 AM May 17, 2012
Village Council on Monday narrowed its managerial candidate court to the final four. And two formerly confidential contenders' identities are now public.
7:00 AM May 17, 2012
Today: Sunny, with a high near 66. East wind at 5 mph becoming southwest.
6:00 AM May 17, 2012
A 62-year-old man has been charged with murder in the death of a northern Michigan man who authorities believe was killed in 1995 but not reported missing until years later.
8:59 PM May 16, 2012
The public can taste a sample of Centertown on Saturday, and support America's servicemen and women during a new event. The Grand Haven Main Street Downtown Development Authority is hosting Flavor of Centertown, beginning at 11 a.m.
8:57 PM May 16, 2012
The state said Michigan's jobless rate has hit its lowest level since summer 2008 amid employment gains and stable workforce levels.
4:01 PM May 16, 2012
The new exhibit of the Atrium Gallery at Grand Havenʼs Second Christian Reformed Church shows the splendor of birds in a variety of artistic media.
3:53 PM May 16, 2012
The August primary election will see Republican Party contests for several Ottawa County posts. Two former Tri-Cities mayors are running for the 10th District seat on the county Board of Commissioners.
3:31 PM May 16, 2012
Graffiti, stolen tools, smashed equipment and deep ruts. During the past 18 months, Pine Park in Fruitport Township has experienced many incidents of vandalism.
3:30 PM May 16, 2012
Fruitport senior pitcher Cody Bayle continued to chalk up impressive strikeout numbers on the mound, as he fanned 13 Grant Tigers in the Trojans' 15-1 victory on Tuesday at Grant High School. Bayle allowed just three hits and one earned run in the contest that was shortened to six innings due to the mercy rule.
2:30 PM May 16, 2012
Fruitport's offense totaled 15 hits against host Grant on Tuesday, helping the Trojans' varsity softball team roll to a 13-0 Lakes Eight Conference victory.
2:01 PM May 16, 2012
While opinions differed and personalities conflicted, the conversations remained civil at the local library Tuesday evening. Grand Haven-area residents discussed the nature of public education at Loutit District Library, led by the West Michigan Civil Conversation Project. The audience engaged in constructive dialogues rather than raising their voice to get their point across.