President Barack Obama high-fived a young boy sitting on a man's shoulders and greeted about 50 other well-wishers when he arrived Wednesday at Detroit Metropolitan Airport to start a two-stop fundraising trip in Michigan.
A local veteran is hoping his grandfather's casket flag serves as a community symbol for years to come.
Adam Shumaker donated the flag to the city to be flown on a flagpole near the new Fallen Heroes Memorial Monument at Central Park.
Dick Clark - the ever-youthful television host and tireless entrepreneur who helped bring rock 'n' roll into the mainstream on "American Bandstand," and later produced and hosted a vast range of programming from game shows to the year-end countdown from Times Square on "New Year's Rockin' Eve" - has died.
Daniel Schoonmaker, the member services director for the West Michigan Environmental Action Council, will lead a discussion from 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday on how the West Michigan community has worked to clean up the Grand River over the past 25 years.
The health team at Second Christian Reformed Church, corner of Sheldon and Robbins roads in Grand Haven, is inviting the public to a free healthy living session at 7 p.m. Thursday in the church's North Hall.
Two people were injured in a two-car crash early Monday afternoon at the intersection of 148th Avenue and State Road in Spring Lake Township, according to Sgt. Steve Austin of the Ottawa County Sheriff's Department.