Leading a group of 20 through Lake Forest Cemetery on Wednesday morning, Jeanette Weiden said she finds the Civil War era a fascinating period of American history.
"We have such a rich history buried here," said the Loutit District Library local history librarian.
While Ottawa County may be second in the state in a recent County Health Ranking survey, county health officials say there is still plenty of work to be done.
This information came from a meeting held Wednesday at the Ottawa County Fillmore Street Complex, where Health Department officials revealed details about their 2012 Community Needs Assessment.
Grand Haven's MACkite store is expanding its reach eastward.
The longtime Grand Haven business now has a location at 217 Beechtree St., in the Eastown neighborhood. It is a showroom and warehouse for kiteboarding and stand-up paddleboarding gear.
A vacant storefront on Savidge Street is slated to undergo a facelift before it becomes home to two new businesses.
On Tuesday night, the Spring Lake Village Planning Commission unanimously approved plans for two first-floor offices and second-floor residential space at 114 W. Savidge St., the former home of Chapter 11 Sports.
After Spring Lake's varsity tennis team turned in what she thought was a lackluster performance in a tight win against Whitehall on Monday, Lakers' head coach Sarah Peterson demanded better communication from her doubles teams and clearer examples of a positive attitude on the court from her singles players.
Today: A 30-percent chance of showers, mainly before 8 a.m. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a steady temperature around 46. Breezy, with a north-northwest wind between 13 and 23 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.