2:00 PM Dec 31, 2012
To the Editor: The whole issue of gridlock in Congress revolves around the inability for my Republican friends on one side and my Democrat friends on the other for a failure to understand or appreciate the others' point of view.
2:00 PM Dec 31, 2012
Working with Congress against a midnight deadline, President Barack Obama said today that a deal to avert the "fiscal cliff" was in sight but not yet finalized.
1:00 PM Dec 31, 2012
Water quality is always an issue, and local groups are pursuing ways to keep it clean.
12:00 PM Dec 31, 2012
There have been numerous legends in Ottawa County history, but one that surfaced at the end of 1902 created a lot of excitement and to this day remains a mystery.
11:55 AM Dec 31, 2012
Do you think we'll go over the 'fiscal cliff'? What you said.....
10:01 AM Dec 31, 2012
From state championships to the NFL draft, 2012 was a wild year on the local sports scene.
10:00 AM Dec 31, 2012
There's something in the human spirit that craves renewal. And the start of a new year is a popular hinge pin for change.
9:55 AM Dec 31, 2012
An electrical problem in the attic above the kitchen was the cause of a house fire the day after Christmas in Robinson Township.
9:52 AM Dec 31, 2012
SL swim can't avoid cellar at Jenison Invite
8:00 AM Dec 31, 2012
Health officials are seeing higher than average cases of influenza in Michigan.
7:00 AM Dec 31, 2012
Scattered snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 35. Breezy, with a west-southwest wind 16 to 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50 percent.
6:00 PM Dec 30, 2012
A Michigan judge has ordered bond reduced from $5,000 to $500 for an Indiana woman charged with contempt for cursing.
4:00 PM Dec 30, 2012
Early forecasts suggest that the political climate at the Michigan Capitol will be chilly when lawmakers return in January.
2:00 PM Dec 30, 2012
Gov. Rick Snyder on Friday signed into law abortion regulations that supporters say protect women but opponents denounce as a veiled assault on the right to terminate pregnancy.
12:00 PM Dec 30, 2012
"Cloud Atlas" Cross-dimensional, time-traveling cosmic hooey, although Tom Hanks and Halle Berry's postapocalyptic patois would make for a great comedy sketch. The gods of reincarnation should sue.
10:00 AM Dec 30, 2012
Attending religious services far from home can be enlightening.