8:11 PM Apr 20, 2012
Local marine repair experts say they are noticing a shortage in skilled labor available to repair boats. "We have experienced that for years,' Grand Valley Marina owner Jeff Noel said. "There is nobody out there.'
6:30 PM Apr 20, 2012
Intermittent lane closures for bridge washing at the U.S. 31 drawbridge over the Grand River will be in place late Sunday and early Monday. The closures are scheduled from 9 p.m. Sunday to 3 a.m. Monday.
6:00 PM Apr 20, 2012
Desiree Davis of Hospice of Michigan will be at Spring Lake District Library at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 26, to share effective coping skills.
5:00 PM Apr 20, 2012
Shipwreck author Joan Forsberg will be presenting her program, "Titanic: The Great Lakes Connections," in a rare Sunday program at Loutit District Library at 2 p.m. Sunday.
4:25 PM Apr 20, 2012
There's a kink in the missing link of the Tri-Cities Connector path. Village of Spring Lake officials had hoped to complete a 600-foot extension of the nonmotorized path prior to Memorial Day, but Holiday Inn officials want a say in how it looks and how it's constructed.
4:00 PM Apr 20, 2012
Contemporary folk singer/songwriter Susan Leigh Picking will be performing at Spring Lake District Library from 3-4 p.m. Sunday, April 29.
3:00 PM Apr 20, 2012
The Michigan Department of Transportation will host an open house in Ottawa County next week to review the 2012 construction season.
2:00 PM Apr 20, 2012
The U.S. House of Representatives passed an amendment Wednesday offered by U.S. Rep. Charles Boustany, R-La., to the Surface Transportation Extension Act, which would ensure that all funds collected by the Harbor Maintenance Tax be used for the intended purpose of maintaining the nation's harbors.
1:00 PM Apr 20, 2012
Grand Haven Christian, Muskegon Christian and New Era Christian elementary schools have joined forces with Western Michigan Christian High School to gain operational efficiency. The coalition will be called Western Michigan Christian Schools, with each member school retaining its familiar name.
12:00 PM Apr 20, 2012
Technology has finally caught up with the vision of two local men hoping to present people with a unique way of interacting with Great Lakes lighthouses. Chris Reynolds and Todd Johnson will introduce the first volume of their work, "Lake Michigan Lights,' on May 31. Volume 1 covers lighthouses from South Haven to Ludington.
11:08 AM Apr 20, 2012
More than 175,000 fingerling-size Chinook salmon were deposited into net pens at Grand Haven Municipal Marina on Wednesday afternoon. The net pens, a joint project between the Grand Haven and Grand Rapids chapters of the Steelheaders, significantly increase the success rate of stocking fish into the river, according to Dan O'Keefe of the Michigan Sea Grant.
10:33 AM Apr 20, 2012
Claire Borchers fired in a long shot with about 5 minutes remaining in the second half, giving Grand Haven's varsity girls soccer team a 1-0 win over O-K Red rival West Ottawa on Thursday.
10:30 AM Apr 20, 2012
Grand Haven's varsity softball team is expecting tougher times ahead in a talented O-K Red Conference, but for now, the Bucs will cherish being in first place - thanks to their strong crop of freshmen players.
10:28 AM Apr 20, 2012
Muskegon was no match for Grand Haven's varsity baseball team as the Buccaneers swept a pair of league games from the Big Reds this week.
7:00 AM Apr 20, 2012
Today: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 2 p.m., then a chance of showers. High near 50.