9:27 PM Apr 28, 2012
Ottawa County residents can breathe a little easier, according to the results of the American Lung Association's annual report released this week. According to the "State of the Air 2012' findings, the county's air quality has improved from an F to a C grade, based on ozone pollution.
6:00 PM Apr 28, 2012
First Christian Reformed Church of Grand Haven will conduct another electronics recycling event next weekend. It will take place at the church, 516 S. Ferry St., from 1-4 p.m. Friday, May 4; and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 5.
4:00 PM Apr 28, 2012
Students from the Voyager program at Ferry Elementary School in Grand Haven added new trees to East Grand River Park on Friday during the city's annual Arbor Day celebration.
2:00 PM Apr 28, 2012
A building that housed a furniture store for years is now getting a new life after sitting empty since 2008. Contractors knocked the false front off the former Porenta's Furniture store, 111 N. Third St., and cut several new windows into the brick building.
9:00 AM Apr 28, 2012
Tri-Cities motorists can expect delays early next week due to inspection of the drawbridge over the Grand River.
7:00 AM Apr 28, 2012
Staff and patrons evacuated Loutit District Library at about 9:30 a.m. Friday, minutes before a busload of first-graders was scheduled to enter the building for a New Reader Round-Up program.
6:00 AM Apr 28, 2012
Today: Rain and snow likely after 9 a.m., becoming all rain after 2 p.m. Cloudy, with a high near 45. East-southeast wind at around 17 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70 percent. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
12:24 AM Apr 28, 2012
Freshman R.J. Morrow continued her terrific play for the Grand Haven varsity softball team as she used her arm and her bat to propel the Buccaneers to a sweep of Godwin Heights on Friday.
12:22 AM Apr 28, 2012
Today is opening day of trout season on the Type 1 and Type 2 streams as well as the walleye, northern pike and muskellunge opener on the Lower Peninsula inland waters, according to the Michigan Department of Natural Resources.
12:17 AM Apr 28, 2012
Fruitport's varsity girls soccer team played well against Lowell on Friday but came out on the short end of a 2-1 final score.
11:28 PM Apr 27, 2012
(1) Pigeon Creek Shakespeare Company will be staging "Romeo and Juliet" at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Seven Steps Up, 116 S. Jackson St. in Spring Lake. The Grand Haven-based troupe is Michigan's only year-round touring Shakespeare company. They perform all over the place.
9:07 PM Apr 27, 2012
After suffering a one-run loss at Rockford earlier this week, Grand Haven's varsity baseball team was pumped up for another shot at the rival Rams on Thursday at Grand Haven.
4:23 PM Apr 27, 2012
Police say they've received a number of tips after releasing surveillance photos of possible suspects in credit card scams, but the investigation is continuing. "We've gotten multiple tips through calls to the department and through Silent Observer,' Detective Bruce Morningstar of the Fruitport Township Police Department said Thursday afternoon. "I think things are coming together.'
4:22 PM Apr 27, 2012
State lawmakers and local leaders celebrated the re-opening of a steel mill in Oceana County this morning, expected to bring with it hundreds of jobs.
4:00 PM Apr 27, 2012
The Spring Lake Country Club was formed in 1911 under the leadership of William Savidge when a stock corporation was formed. With the purchase of property that had been part of the Benjamin Soule farm, a golf club was created.
3:01 PM Apr 27, 2012
Spring Lake District Library will host a free blues concert by musician David Rucks at 3 p.m. Sunday, Mary 6.