10:00 AM Jul 8, 2014
Michigan’s high school juniors are making academic strides, according to the 2014 Michigan Merit Exam results, but it’s a mixed bag locally.
8:48 AM Jul 8, 2014
Fire investigators from the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Department have determined that the fire that destroyed a vacant home in Robinson Township late last week was an act of arson.
7:41 AM Jul 8, 2014
The party was over. The sky was dark and fog lent an eerie look to the landscape.
7:00 AM Jul 8, 2014
Showers and thunderstorms likely.
5:28 AM Jul 8, 2014
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:
12:21 AM Jul 8, 2014
Several current, former players in line to win GAM
9:28 PM Jul 7, 2014
A severe thunderstorm packing winds estimated at more than 80 mph spawned a tornado, injured at least six people and caused significant damage to homes in Kent County, officials said Monday, and storms with tornadoes damaged some homes in Iowa.
6:51 PM Jul 7, 2014
Lake Avenue, between River and Summer streets, is closed this evening after a power pole caught fire.
6:15 PM Jul 7, 2014
Do you have any objections to women breast-feeding their babies in public?
5:00 PM Jul 7, 2014
Dean of Grand Haven asked, "Why is the local theater group called the Central Park Players? As long as I've lived around here, I've never heard of them performing in either Grand Haven's or Spring Lake's Central Park."
4:00 PM Jul 7, 2014
The American history of gun rights starts with English common law.
3:00 PM Jul 7, 2014
The state needs to keep a sharper eye on Michigan’s 232 charter schools, which serve more than 100,000 students.
1:30 PM Jul 7, 2014
Food, games and music will soon transform St. Mary’s Catholic Church’s parking lot into a family fun-filled area.
12:42 PM Jul 7, 2014
(UPDATED: Monday at 4:40 p.m. ) The driver of a Ranger Rover escaped injury when she rolled her vehicle early afternoon on Pennoyer Avenue. One person suffered a minor neck injury in a secondary crash several minutes later on Beacon Boulevard.
12:00 PM Jul 7, 2014
When 51 percent of the stock in the Michigan Star Furniture Co. of Zeeland was purchased in 1923, the business was renamed the Herman Miller Furniture Co. The name would become a legend in innovative furniture and office design worldwide.
11:35 AM Jul 7, 2014
A middle-of-the-night cellphone conversation with a 13-year-old girl led the Coast Guard to a pontoon boat grounded in a western Michigan river, where crew members used an inflatable ice skiff to rescue 15 people, 13 of them deaf and four lacking medicine they needed, a spokesman said Sunday.
11:04 AM Jul 7, 2014
Thumbs down to all those who shot off their own fireworks beyond the restricted hours.